Critical Economics in times of crisis is a series of seminars whose aim is to assess the significance of critical economic thought, especially in light of the current economic crisis. Conceived and organised by Tommaso Gabellini and Simone Gasperin with the scientific and institutional support of the Master of Science in Economics, jointly held by the University of Pisa and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna.
28 November 2014 (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa)
An Inquiry into Economics and its Contradictions
The first seminar of the series Critical Economics in Times of Crisis will examine the relevance, merits and faults of economics as a science as well as its competing and alternative paradigms. In tune with the spirit underlying the initiative, ample space will be devoted to discussing the implications of this topic with respect to the current economic crisis.
ALESSIO MONETA (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna)
Critical dilemmas in the methodology of economics facing the crisis
EMILIANO BRANCACCIO (Università del Sannio)
Macroeconomics in times of crisis: a comparative approach