Beyond stimulus versus Austerity: Pluralist capacity building in Macroeconomics

Level: beginner
Irene van Staveren | IMK, 2016
Topic: mainstream critique
Format: Lecture
Duration: 00:19:45
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPcU1VVHBNM

Irene van Staveren, professor of pluralist development economics, presents her pluralist teaching method for the introductory level. Based on her textbook “Economics After the Crisis: An Introduction to Economics from a Pluralist and Global Perspective” she suggests to focus on real-world problems and pari passu apply economic theories such as Social economics, Institutional economics, Post-Keynesian economics as well as Neoclassical economics without wasting time to single out the latter. Besides pointing out advantages of such a pluralist method Irene illustrates her approach based on interesting topics such as growth or feminist economics.


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