Monthly Archives: October 2018

Great academic opportunities: 10 calls for papers, 4 jobs, 3 postdoc and visiting positions, 2 PhD stipends

Dear ES/PE community member, see below a list of great academic opportunities: 10 calls for papers for conferences and workshops, 3 job openings, 3 post-doc and visiting positions, and 2 doctoral fellowships — in various areas of economic sociology, political economy, and … Continue reading

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Nobel winner Paul Romer on the backwardness of economics and economists’ misleading use of math

A fresh Nobel Prize laureate in economic sciences Paul Romer published three years ago an interesting short paper “Mathiness in the Theory of Economic Growth”. His main assertion (which granted him with colleagues’ reactions such as “don’t make waves“) was that … Continue reading

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