2015-2016 Seminar Schedule

For more information, or if you would like to present your work at the seminar, please contact the organizers, Jana Grittersova (jana.grittersova@ucr.edu) and Matthew C Mahutga (matthew.mahutga@ucr.edu).

The Political Economy seminar meets from 3:10 PM–5:00 PM in HUMANITIES 1500, unless otherwise noted.

 

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Schedule

Speaker

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 Lane Kenworthy, Yankelovich Endowed Chair Professor, Sociology, University of California, San Diego.
“In Search of a Decent and Rising Income Floor.”
Thursday, February 11th, 2016 Fred Block, Research Professor, Sociology, University of California, Davis.
“Does Capitalism have its own DNA?”
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society
 Thursday, March 3rd Ho-Fung Hung, Professor, Sociology, Johns Hopkins University
“The China Boom: where did it come from, how is it ending?”
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society
Thursday, March 10th
4:00PM, INTS 1128
Jeffry Frieden, Professor, Department of Government, Harvard University
“Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy”
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society and UCR Blum Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty
Thursday, May 19th Andrew Schrank, Olive Watson Professor of Sociology and International & Public Affairs, Brown University
“A Second Regulatory Divide? Workplace Regulation in Europe and the Americas”
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society and UCR Blum Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty

 Seminars sponsored by the Departments of Political Science and Sociology