- Visiting Scholars
- Real Utopias
- Social Cinema
- Labor & Working Class Studies
- FORWARD 2018
Socialist Alternatives to Capitalism
"Marx to Hayek"
Tuesday, April 5, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
"Vienna to Santa Fe"
Wednesday, April 6, 4pm, 8417 Social Science
Open Seminar for Students, Faculty & Public
Thursday, April 7, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science
This visit is part of an eight part series titled "RENEWING SOCIALISM FOR THE 21st CENTURY: ALTERNATIVES TO CAPITALISM AND HOW TO GET THERE"
Co-sponsored by the Economics Department and Global Studies
DUNCAN K. FOLEY graduated from Swarthmore College with a B.A. in Mathematics in 1964, and received the Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University in 1966. He has taught at M.I.T., Stanford, Barnard College of Columbia University, and since 1999 has been Leo Model Professor at the Economics Department of the New School for Social Research. He is an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute. He has published in the fields of Public Finance, Macroeconomics, Money, Marxist Economic Theory, Economic Dynamics, Neo-Ricardian Economics, Growth Theory, and Complex Systems Theory and Economics. Foley's recent work includes studies of the relation of statistical mechanics and thermodynamics to economics, global warming policy, complexity theory and Classical political economy ("Unholy Trinity: Labor, Capital and Land in the New Economy", Routledge, 2003), work on the foundations of statistical method, and Marx's theory of money. He published a book on the history of political economy and economics, "Adam's Fallacy: A Guide to Economic Theology", in 2007.