You are welcome to send your research abstract to The States and Markets Working Group which will be held on 22h- 24th February 2019 at the North America YSI Convening. In this interdisciplinary call for abstracts, we encourage papers from a wide spectrum of academic disciplines. Some potential topics of discussion, with a special focus on policy implication, are as follows:
The concept of state in the history of economic thought. Theoretical debates.
- Political economy in the enlightened project of Jurisprudence (focused on the discussion about the unity of the work of Adam Smith, David Hume, and other enlightened authors).
- Marx´s critique of political economy. Insights about the modern state, civil society, and socialism.
- Political economy and national economy throughout the 19th century (centered on the German Historical School of Economics and the historical and philosophical roots of German Historicism).
Theoretical debates about the relationship between capitalism and states throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.
- We will welcome in particular perspectives from non-western and non-mainstream schools of thought such as but not limited to Latin American theories, African perspectives, Islamic Economics and Economic analysis inspired in the work of non-economists that have challenged the prevailing notions of states such as Gramsci, the German state derivation school, Poulantzas and others.
Apply here: https://ysd.ineteconomics.org/rc
Deadline: December 18