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Interview with SASE President Jacqueline O’Reilly

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.

Interview: “Connecting the Dots” Mini-Conference at SASE 2022

Blog editor Melike Arslan interviews the organizers of the 2022 mini-conference “Connecting the Dots between Global Capitalism and National Capitalisms”.

New Perspectives on Deindustrialization as Socio-Economic Disintegration

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.

Book Review: You’re Paid What You’re Worth and Other Myths of the Modern Economy

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”.

Emergency Online Teaching: Employability Enhancer or Labor Market Barrier?

Blog editor Javier Baquero considers the implications of emergency online teaching for university graduates entering the labor market.

Price Gouging During the Covid-19 Pandemic: Questions for Socio-Economic Research

Blog editor Melike Arslan explores the moral economy of price gouging during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Interview with Socio-Economic Review’s New Chief Editors, Akos Rona-Tas and Alya Guseva

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.

Armchair Economics Defeated: How China Escaped Shock Therapy

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.

Future Directions in Socio-Economics 2022

The new editors of SASE’s blog, Future Directions in Socio-Economics, lay out their editorial vision for the year to come and beyond.

On the Bookshelf, with Dorottya Sallai and Barbara Kiviat

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.

On the Bookshelf, with Carmen Diaz Roldán and Fernando González-Laxe

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.

The “Long Covid” of American Higher Education

Laura Adler considers the nested effects of Covid-19 on academia in the short-, medium-, and long-term.

The Socio-Economics of Illiberalism: Culture and Economy Are Not Alternative Explanations

Gábor Scheiring broadens the standard “culturalist” and “political-economic” views on illiberalism by framing them as dynamically related to one another

The Price of Staying at Home

SASE Blog Editor Florencia Labiano uses the Argentine case to examine how Covid-19 has reframed the meaning of housing, its commodification, and the right to shelter.

Understanding Monopolization through Socio-Economic Research

SASE Blog Editor Melike Arslan writes on tech monopolization

Is the Future of Labor at Home? / ¿El futuro del trabajo está en casa?

SASE Blog Editor Javier Bacquero examines COVID-19’s potential influence on the future of work

Meet the Editors

We are pleased to introduce the SASE blog’s 2021 editors

The Socio-Economics of Health and Dying

Gábor Scheiring examines the multidisciplinary debate around what has recently been referred to as an epidemic of ‘deaths of despair’