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AFEE at ASSA - January 6, 7, 8, 2023

World at the Crossroads: Finding institutionalist pathways to
 social, economic and ecological co-existence

 

All AFEE Sessions and Events held at 

J.W. Marriott, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

 

 AFEE Special Events:

Thursday Jan 5: 4pm-5pm, Iris Room

JEI Editorial Board Meeting, by invitation

 

Thursday Jan 5: 5:30pm-10pm, Rex Room

AFEE Annual Board Meeting; open to AFEE members

 

Friday Jan 6: 12:30pm-2:15pm, Iris Room

Veblen-Commons Award Luncheon-prior reservation required

Dr. Jon D. Wisman, American University, 

“Thorstein Veblen, the Meaning of Work, and its Humanization”

 

Friday Jan 6: 5:30pm-7pm, Bacchus Room

AFEE Annual Membership Meeting

The AFEE membership meeting is an opportunity to recognize the 

recipients of awards, discuss the business of AFEE and any outcomes of the AFEE board meeting, and share details about members activities and possible future projects. 

- 2023 James H. Street Scholar Award, Huáscar Pessali 

- 2023 Clarence Ayres Scholar Award, Kanchana Ruwanpura

- JEI Editor’s Prize for 2022, Clotilde Champeyrache

 

Saturday Jan 7: 5:15pm-6:30pm, Rex Room

AFEE Presidential Address 

Mary Wrenn, University of the West of England,

"Overcoming Optimism and Moving Toward Hope" 

 

Saturday Jan 7: 6:45pm-8:30pm, Maurepas Room

AFEE Cocktail Reception

 

AFEE at ASSA Sessions

 

Session 1: Friday Jan 6, 8:00 am-10:00am, Bacchus Room

Institutional Economics: Intertwining Society, Economics, and Ecology

Chair:  John Nicholarsen, University of Denver, USA 

 

System Conflict: Polanyi’s Liberal Creed vs Putin’s Nationalist 

Populism

Ann Davis, Marist College, USA

 

Economists Know Best? Paternalism, Agency, and the DMDU 

Challange

George DeMartino, University of Denver, USA

 

Exploring the Role of Exit & Voice in Institutionalist Development 

of the Varieties of Capitalism

Bruno Gandlgruber, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico

Miguel Ángel Gómez Fonseca, Metropolitan Autonomous 

University, Mexico

 

Changing Landscape of the Development Finance in the Case of Climate-Vulnerable Countries like Nepal

Kalpana Khanal, Policy Research Institute-Nepal, Nepal

 

The Baran Ratio, Investment, and British Economic Growth and Development

Thomas Lambert, University of Louisville, USA

 

Radical Conditioning: International Monetary and Institutional 

Design Principals for Economic Development Trajectories, 

Protections, and Preparations

John Nicholarsen, University of Denver, USA

 

Session 2: Friday Jan 6, 10:15-12:15pm, Bacchus Room

Sustainability and Change: Institutionalist Insights into Habits, Culture, and Policy

Chair:  William Waller, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, USA

 

Social Provisioning vs. Predatory Habits: An Ancient Yet 

Contemporary Battle

Felipe Almeida, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil

 

Meaningful Climate-Change Mitigation Policy Requires Accurate Measurement: Analysis, Critique, and Recommended Changes of Equations for Reporting Greenhouse-Gas Emissions to the EPA

F. Gregory Hayden, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Tasnim Mahin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

 

 

Session 2 cont:

The Instrumentality of Culture

Jacob Powell, Bucknell University, USA 

 

Nature, Exploitation and Institutions: On the Political Ecology of Thorstein Veblen and Karl Polyani

Manuel Ramon Souza Luz, Federal University of ABC, Brazil

Ramon Garcia Fernandez, Federal University of ABC, Brazil 

 

Economic Resilience: What Can We Learn from Heterdox 

Economists of the Past?

Irene van Staveren, Erasmus University-Rotterdam, 

The Netherlands

 

What is Heterdox Economics? Does It Have a Future? A 

Comment on Hodgson’s Views

Matias Vernengo, Bucknell University, USA

 

Veblen-Commons Award Luncheon: Friday Jan 6 12.30pm-2:15pm, Room Iris

Prior RSVP Required

Dr. Jon D. Wisman, American University

Thorstein Veblen, the Meaning of Work, and its Humanization”

 

Session 3: Friday Jan 6, 2:30-4:30pm, St. Claude Room

The Reinvention of Money and Monetary Policy? Digital Currency and MMT

Chair:  Mary Wrenn, University of the West of England, UK

 

Can Blockchain Help the Financial Inclusion of Refugees? The Finnish Case

Sébastien Galanti, University of Orleans, France

Cigdem Yilmaz Ozsoy, University of Istanbul, Turkey

 

The Evolution of Innovation Agencies in Developing Countries: The Response to Crises in the Digital Economy

Sira Maliphol, SUNY-Korea, Korea

 

Stateless Money? Cryptocurrencies and Digital Banking in Brazil

Nicholas Trebat, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

Social, Political, and Economic Dimensions of the Instituted 

Process of Central Bank Digital Currency: The Case of the Digital Yuan

Ricardo Siu, University of Macau, Macau

 

Virtual Property and Governance Structures with Blockchain

Antoon Spithoven, Utrecht University, The Netherlands


 

 

Session 3 cont:

A New Tool for Economic Policy: Central Bank Digital Currencies

Jacob Temperini, University of Rome-La Sapienza, Italy

Carlo D’Ippoliti, University of Rome-La Sapienza, Italy

Lucio Gobbi, University of Trento, Italy

 

AFEE Membership Meeting: Friday Jan 6, 5:30pm-7:00pm, Bacchus Room

Please join us for the annual Membership Meeting

Session 4: Saturday Jan 7, 8:00am-10:00am, Bacchus Room

Dependency and Structuralism in the Current Crisis

Chair:  Cristina Reis, Federal University of ABC, Brazil

 

Degrowth and the Global South? How Institutionalism Can Complement a Timely Discourse on Ecologically Sustainable 

Development in an Unequal World

Claudius Gräber-Radkowitsch, University of Flensburg, 

Germany

Birte Strunk, New School for Social Research, USA

 

From US ‘Informal Empire’ to Great Power Rivalry?

Carlos Aguiar de Medeiros, Federal University of Rio 

de Janeiro, Brazil

 

Analysis of Carbon Markets and Alternatives of Offsets in the Compliance and Voluntary Schemes

Clara Pardo, Del Rosario University, Columbia

Alexander Cotte, University of Santo Tomas, Columbia

 

Institutional Mishmash

Huáscar Pessali, 2023 James H. Street Scholar, 

Federal University of Paraná, Brazil

 

Thirlwall’s Law: A Critique of its Use for Developing Economies

Devin Rafferty, Saint Peter’s University, USA

 

Transnational Corporations and Global Value Chains in COVID-19 Times: Renewed Dependency in Center-Periphery Relations

Christina Froes de Borja Reis, Federal University of ABC, Brazil Ingrid Kvangraven, King’s College London, UK

 

Session 5: Saturday Jan 7, 8-10:00am, Endymion Room

US Economy under the Hammer: The Revenge of 

Neoliberalism-Fueled Hegemony

Chair:  John Watkins, Westminster College, USA


 

 

Session 5 cont: 

Capitalism and the Erosion of Human Health: What the 

Pandemic Has Laid Bare in the US

Alexandra Bernasek, Colorado State University, USA

Teresa Perry, California State University-San Bernardino, USA

 

Ceremonial Macroeconomics: Plan and Market in Public 

Discourse about the Economy

Barbara Hopkins, Wright State University, USA

 

Is There a Trade-Off Between Global Inflation and Great 

Resignation in the USA?

Kosta Josifidis, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Novica Supic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

 

The Rise of Inflation: An Illustration of Corporate Power

John P. Watkins, Westminster College, USA

James E. Seidelman, Westminster College, USA

 

A Statistical Equilibrium Analysis of Firm-Specific Markup 

in the US

Jan Weber, University of Utah, USA

 

Social Security Privatization: Zombies Never Die

Timothy Wunder, University of Texas-Arlington, USA

 

Session 6: Saturday Jan 7, 10:15-12:15, Bacchus Room

The Aftermath of Crises, Controversies & COVID-19

Chair:  Alexis Stenfors, University of Portsmith, UK

 

The Dynamics of U.S. Swap Yields: A Keynsian Perspective

Tanweer Akram, Citibank, USA

Khawaja Mamun, Sacred Heart University, USA

 

Differences of Unconventional Monetary Policy between US 

and Japan

Akira Matsumoto, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

 

Financial Market Manipulation: from Beauty Contests 

to Sabotage

Lilian Muchimba, University of Portsmith, UK

Alex Stenfors, University of Portsmith, UK

 

The Evolution of Debt: An Institutionalist Perspective

Steven Pressman, New School for Social Research, USA 

Robert Scott, Monmouth University, USA

 


 

Session 6 cont:

UK Corporate Balance Sheets during Periods of Recession

Mimoza Shabani, University of East London, UK

Ali Hassan, Independent Researcher

Alex Stenfors, University of Portsmouth,UK

Jan Toporowski, SOAS University of London, UK

 

Involuntary Debt in the Aftermath of COVID-19

Jan Toporowski, SOAS University of London, UK

Ali Hassan, Independent Researcher

Mimoza Shabani, University of East London, UK

Alex Stenfors, University of Portsmouth, UK

 

Session 7 AFEE-IAFFE : Saturday Jan 7, 12:30-2:15pm

St. Claude Room

Selected Topics in Gender, Macroeconomics, Technological Change, and Mobility 

Chair:  Alexandra Bernasek, Colorado State University, USA

 

Monetary Policy Distributional Inequality: Analysis of Income, Unemployment, and Consumption by Gender and Race

Aina Krupinski Puig, American University, USA

 

Economic Stagnation and the Infrastructure of Care

Cristina Jenq, Criterion Institute, USA

 

The Intra-Household Allocation of Administrative Burdens

Lucie Martin, University College Dublin, Ireland

 

Moving Along: Exploring Gender Differences in Access to Spatial Mobility in Early Adulthood

Ramya Vijaya, Stockton University, USA

Naureen Bhullar, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India

 

Female Enrollment in Higher Education in India: Does Hostel Accommodation Play a Role?

Satyaki Dasgupta, Colorado State University, USA 

Annesha Mukherjee, Centre for Development Studies-Kerala, India

 

Robots and Women in Manufacturing Employment

Izaskun Zuazu, Institute for Socio-Economics and University 

of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

 

 

 


 

Session 8: Saturday Jan 7, 2:30pm-4:30pm, Bacchus Room 

Health, Human Development, and Harm: An Institutional Approach

Chair: Howard Stein, University of Michigan, USA

 

China’s Economic Transition: Domestic Conflict and Currency Internationalization

Natalia Bracarense, Sciences Po-Toulouse, France

 

Africa, between the Financialization Process and Its Commodities: Is There an Economic Development Path through the AFCFTA?

Alicia Girón, National Autonomous University of Mexica, Mexico

Andrea Reyes, National Autonomous University of Mexica, Mexico

 

Cuba’s Establishment of a Comparative Institutional 

Advantage in Biotechnology and Health

Geoffrey Schneider, Bucknell University, USA

Erdogan Bakir, Bucknell University, USA

 

Global Finance, Health Care and the Covid-19 Pandemic in Africa

Howard Stein, University of Michigan, USA

 

Conflict: Its Fundamental and Ignored Role in Economics 

and Economic Development

Lane Vanderslice, Academy for Educational Development and World Hunger Education Service, USA

 

Social Policy and Reproduction in Turkey since the 2000’s

Yavuz Yazar, University of Denver, USA

 

 

AFEE Presidential Address: Saturday Jan 7 

5:15pm-6:30pm, Rex Room

Please join us for the annual address from our President, Mary Wrenn: “Overcoming Optimism and Moving Toward Hope”

 

 

AFEE Cocktail Reception: Saturday Jan 7 

6:45pm-8:30pm, Maurepas Room

Please join us in celebrating a successful year. 


 

Session 9: Sunday Jan 8, 8:00am-10:00am, Bacchus Room

Institutional Answers to the Uncertainties of Societal 

Transition

Chair:  Faruk Ülgen, University of Grenoble Alpes-France, France

 

Labor Relations in a Post-COVID Economy: The Great Resignation through the Lens of Institutional Adjustment

Avraham Baranes, Elmhurst University, USA 

Lawrence Brown, Elmhurst University, USA 

 

Rethinking Development Financing: A Framework for 

Alternative IFIs

Gaëlle Despierre Corporon, University of Grenoble 

Alpes-France, France

 

Climate Action, Institutional Investors and Just Transition

Alicia Girón, Economic Research Institute and Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico 

Antonina Ivanova, Autonomous University of Baja California Sur, Mexico

 

Greening Monetary Policy: CBDCs to the Rescue?

Susan Shroeder, University of Sydney Australia, and University of Cambridge, UK

 

An Institutional Framework for a Sustainable Economic Transition

Faruk Ülgen, University of Grenoble Alpes-France, France, Lyubov Klapkiv, Marie Curie-Skodowska University, Poland

 

Minsky Meets Kapp: A Post-Keynesian Institutionalist 

Approach to Addressing Climate Change

Charles Whalen, University at Buffalo, USA

 

Session 10: Sunday Jan 8, 10:15am-12:15pm

Bacchus Room

Institutionalist Ideas for a Climate Policy Breakthrough

Chair:  Lynne Chester, University of Sydney, Australia

 

North American Hydrogen Economy and Auto Industry

Tuna Baskoy, Politics and Public Administration, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada

 

Methane Reduction in the Oil and Gas Industry: The Effects of Quad-O on Shareholder Wealth

Scott Carson, University of Texas, Permian Basin, USA


 

Session 10 cont:

Energy (In)Justice: How Can It Be Addressed?

Lynne Chester, University of Sydney, Australia

 

Circular Business Models and Institutions

Brian Chi-ang Lin, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

 

Prolegomena to an Evolutionary Theory of Development Banking for a Sustainable Future

Konstantinos Loizos, Centre of Planning and Economic 

Research, Greece 

 

Session 11: Sunday Jan 8, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Bacchus Room

Strident Nationalism, Democratic Decline, War: Quo Vadis, Global Geo-Political Economy?

Chair:  Gary Aurthur Dymski, University of Leeds, UK

 

The Real Causes of Russian Aggression against Ukraine

Olena Baklanova, Interregional Acadamy of Personnel 

Management and Odessa Institute, Ukraine

 

Gunnar Myrdal and Thomas Piketty on Inequality

John Battaile Hall, Portland State University, USA

 

Globalisation and Sovereignty in the 2020s: The Peak of Contradictions?

Svetlana Kirdina-Chandler, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

 

Choosing between Neoliberalism’s Surface Diversity and a Socially Just Progressive Economy: The Case of State Capitalism in Post-socialist Transition

Anna Klimina, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

 

World at Democratic Crossroads: Seeking Institutionalist Insights

Paolo Ramazzoti, University of Macerata, Italy

 

Polanyi in Sri Lanka: Corrupted Capitalism, Dis-Embeddness and Public Protests

Kanchana Ruwanpura, 2023 Clarence E. Ayres Scholar

University of Gothenburg, Sweden

 

 

 

***END of AFEE at ASSA 2023***

 

 

 

 

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