Rethinking Economics – From an Economics-without-Captialism to Markets-without-Capitalism by Yanis Varoufakis

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2020-02-03 18:00 - 19:00


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Rethinking Economics - From an Economics-without-Capitalism to Markets-without-Capitalism by Yanis Varoufakis

Mainstream economic models lack some important features of really-existing capitalism, including money, time and space. Its models offer ideological cover for a capitalist system that has usurped competitive, free markets. The result? Unbearable inequality, climate catastrophe and permanent stagnation. A fork on the road is approaching: It will take us either into deeper stagnation and environmental degradation or to a society with markets but no capitalism. Prof. Yanis Varoufakis will talk about the future of our economy and the current state of economics with special regard to pluralism in economics.

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