SASE Blog: Future Directions in Socio-economics Research
by Joshua Cova (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies) Introduction With inflation rates peaking at 9% in the US, 11% in the UK, 10.6% in the Eurozone in 2022, numerous strikes and lockouts across countries and economic sectors as well as wars raging in Eastern Europe and
by Federico Jensen (Copenhagen Business School) Global Production and the Current Geopolitical Moment The global production system is changing. In particular, doubt has been cast on China’s role as the “factory of the world.” The US government has been attempting to rebalance the US global trade equilibrium and its
Santos Ruesga is Professor of Applied Economics at the Autonomous University of Madrid and the President of SASE in the 2022-2023 academic year. His specialization is the study of labor relations, the informal economy, and Latin American economies from macroeconomic and empirical perspectives. He has been a member of the SASE
The Increasing Role of Environmental-Labor Alliances in Climate Policy in US States: Examples from New York and Illinois
SASE Blog Editor Irem Inal writes on the recent successes for environmental justice and just transition in US climate policy and the conditions that have allowed for more ambitious legislation to pass.
SASE Blog Editor Swati Chintala writes on the possibility of collective action by platform workers and the pandemic’s role in the emergence of a collective identity despite atomizing platform practices.
Blog editor Anna Woźny speaks with Prof. Kimberly Kay Hoang about her latest book, Spiderweb Capitalism: How Global Elites Exploit Frontier Markets (Princeton University Press, 2022).
Regulating Platform Economy in Europe: New Avenues of Research and the Emergence of a New European Social Model
SASE Blog Editor Joshua Cova examines what changes the EU’s policy package on improving working conditions in platform work can herald for platform workers and what it might mean, in turn, for our understanding of the European social model.
What has anarchism and activism got to do with socio-economics? How does someone get from attending the first SASE conference to becoming the organization’s president? What is the role of academic societies in these insecure times? In this interview, Jacqueline O’Reilly reflects on her eventful stint as SASE President.
Blog editor Melike Arslan interviews the organizers of the 2022 mini-conference “Connecting the Dots between Global Capitalism and National Capitalisms”.
Blog Chief Editor Gábor Scheiring and co-author Anne-Marie Jeannet present a case for considering deindustrialization as a form of socio-economic disintegration in preparation for their mini-conference on the subject.
PhD candidate and former SASE Blog Chief Editor Laura Adler review’s Jake Rosenfeld’s recent book “You’re Paid What You’re Worth and Other Myths of the Modern Economy”.
Blog editor Javier Baquero considers the implications of emergency online teaching for university graduates entering the labor market.
Blog editor Melike Arslan explores the moral economy of price gouging during the Covid-19 pandemic.
SASE Blog editor Ke Nie speaks with the new Chief Editors of Socio-Economic Review, Akos Rona-Tas and Alya Guseva, about the journal’s past and their plans for its future.
SASE Blog Chief Editor Gábor Scheiring reviews Isabella Weber’s award-winning book How China Escaped Shock Therapy: The Market Reform Debate (Routledge, 2021)
SASE Holds Its 5th Ibero-American Socio-Economics Meeting: Climate Change, Social Inequality, and Health Crisis in Ibero-American Countries
SASE Blog Editor Javier Baquero speaks with SASE/RISE organizer Julimar Da Silva about the upcoming virtual regional conference.
Dorottya Sallai and Barbara Kiviat contribute to our latest edition of On the Bookshelf, in which SASE members recommend books they are reading or re-reading.
To get a sense of what is on SASE members’ minds, the blog editors asked some of the voracious readers that make up our association to recommend a few books they are reading.
Gábor Scheiring broadens the standard “culturalist” and “political-economic” views on illiberalism by framing them as dynamically related to one another
SASE Blog Editor Melike Arslan writes on tech monopolization
SASE Blog Editor Javier Bacquero examines COVID-19’s potential influence on the future of work
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