The Problem with Economics (webinar recording)

The New School

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The New School

Year: 2021

Watch a public roundtable with Sean Jacobs, Associate Professor of International Affairs, on inequities and distortions in the study of global economics with three young economists who study global economics and political economy.

This event is part of the Decolonizing International Affairs Lecture Series.

Presented by the Julien J. Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs at the Schools of Public Engagement.

The Problem with Economics (video recording)


  • Grieve Chelwa is an economist from Zambia. He is on the faculty of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Cape Town.
  • Francisco Pérez is Executive Director of the Center for Popular Economics at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
  • Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in International Development at the University of York’s Department of Politics.