Internationale Fachtagung

4th International Summer School on "Keynesian Macroeconomics and European Economic Policies"

Veranstalter: Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK) at the Hans-Boeckler-Foundation, Research Network Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies (FMM)

Ort: Berlin, IGM-Bildungsstaette Pichelsee

vom: 28.07.2013, 11:00 Uhr

bis: 04.08.2013, 09:30 Uhr

The summer school aims at providing an introduction to Post-Keynesian economics and to the problems of European economic policies as well as presenting some ongoing research to interested graduate students (MA and PhD) and junior researchers. It will consist of overview lectures, a panel discussion, student study groups and academic papers. The summer school will feature leading international researchers in the area, like Marc Lavoie (Canada), Giuseppe Fontana (UK), Eckhard Hein (Germany), John McCombie (UK), Steve Fazzari (USA), Engelbert Stockhammer (UK), and Philip Arestis (UK).

The summer school will cover the following issues:

  • History and methods of Post-Keynesian macroeconomics
  • Money and macroeconomics
  • Distribution and growth
  • Open economy macroeconomics
  • Finance and crisis
  • Unemployment and the labour market
  • European economic policies

Language is English. There is a fee of EUR 100,- (reduced: EUR 50,-) for each participant for accommodation and meals. Travelling costs cannot be covered.

Application: Please send a letter of motivation (explain why you want to participate and how the Summer School relates to your study and research interests and/or your MA/Phd dissertation plans and/or you work area; max. 2 pages); your CV; the questionnaire (see hyperlink below) including an address of one academic adviser, who may be contacted for reference, to Susanne Stöger no later than 15 March, 2013. Applicants will be informed by mid-April and accepted participants will be provided with a reading package for the summer school.


Marc Lavoie, University of Ottawa, History and Methods of Post-Keynesian Economics (pdf)

Guiseppe Fontana, University of Leeds, Macroeconomics, Endogenous Money and the Current Financial Crisis (pdf)

Steve Fazzari, Washington University in St. Louis, Keynesian Growth and Instability (pdf)

Eckhard Hein, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Distribution and Growth (pdf)

Marc Lavoie, University of Ottawa, Sraffian supermultiplier and Kaleckian growth (pdf)

Özlem Onaran, University of Greenwich, Is aggregate demand wage-led or profit-led? (pdf)

John McCombie, University of Cambridge, A Kaldorian Theory of Economic Growth - The importance of the Open Economy (pdf)

Steve Fazzari, Washington University in St. Louis, Finance and Marcoeconomic Crisis (pdf)

Engelbert Stockhammer, Kingston University, Labour Markets and Unemployment in Post Keynesian Macroeconomics (pdf)

John McCombie, University of Cambridge, Economic Growth and the Balance of Payment Constraint (pdf)

Annina Kaltenbrunner, Leeds University Business School, Exchange Rate determination in Developing Countries - a post Keynesian Approach (pdf)

Philip Arestis, University of Cambridge, Economic Policies in the EMU (pdf)

Till van Treeck, IMK and University Duisburg-Essen, Income distribution and current account imbalances (pdf)

Bernhard Schuetz and Jakob Kappeller, University Linz, Debt, Boom, Bust - a Theory of Minsky-Veblen Cycles (pdf)



Dr. Till van Treeck

Call for applications (pdf)

Questionnaire for applicants (pdf)


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