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‘The relationship between working time and productivity –Intensity of labour’ by Alexis Ioannides & Stavros Mavroudeas, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON WORKING CONDITIONS

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON WORKING CONDITIONS ‘The relationship between working time and productivity – Intensity of labour’ by Alexis Ioannides & Stavros Mavroudeas, ABSTRACT Influential economists like Marx, Jevons, Chapman and Robbins argued that working time and labour intensity – productivity are strongly correlated. Nevertheless, the quantitative relationship between these two magnitudes has never been estimated. This article makes a step towards estimating this relationship....

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Friedrich Engels and his contribution to Marxism by S.Mavroudeas – HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

Human Geography First Published July 8, 2020 Research Article https://doi.org/10.1177/1942778620937123 Friedrich Engels and his contribution to Marxism Stavros Mavroudeas Professor (Political Economy) Dept. of Social Policy Panteion University e-mail: [email protected] Abstract The 200th anniversary of the birth of F.Engels comes at a time when his contribution to Marxism is being disputed by Neue Lekture and Sraffian authors, based on the alleged discovery of him having...

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‘Labour Process Theory: A Critical Reappraisal’ – S.Mavroudeas ICOPEC 2020, Marmara University, Istanbul

I was an invited speaker in ICOPEC 2020 (Marmara University, Istanbul http://www.icopec.org/) The subject of my presentation was ‘Labour Process Theory: A Critical Reappraisal’ Below follow (a) the abstract of my talk and (b) my voice powerpoint ICOPEC 2020 11th International Conference of Political Economy ‘Global Inequalities’ June 24-26, 2020, Marmara University, Istanbul ‘Labour Process Theory:  A critical reappraisal’ Stavros Mavroudeas Professor (Political Economy) Dept. of...

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The political economy of the COVID – Michael Roberts talks to Prof. Stavros Mavroudeas

Michael Roberts has been publishing a series of very interesting videos in his YouTube channel. I participated in one of them and gave a talk on ‘The Political Economy of COVID-19″. Below are (a) the links for the video of the talk and (b) the powerpoint of my talk https://www.scribd.com/document/466531494/The-Political-Economy-of-the-Covid-19-Pandemic-Roberts-Video...

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The impact of Covid-19, Interview with Stavros Mavroudeas – CASS (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)

Following is an interview for a course conducted by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). It will appear in a chinese publication. The impact of Covid-19 Prof. Yu Haiqing, CASS Interview with Stavros Mavroudeas (Professor of Political Economy, Panteion University, Athens, Greece) It is said that the COVID-19 epidemic is the most prominent systemic risk test in the field of public health that the world has faced since the Second World War, highlighting the contrast between...

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The Political Economy of Modern Epidemics by S.Mavroudeas – MARXIST STUDIES, YORK UNIVERSITY

Marxist Studies in a Global and Asian Perspective (MSGAP) is a research initiative within the York Centre for Asian Research: https://ycar.apps01.yorku.ca/msgap/ Working Hypotheses for the Political Economy of Modern Epidemics Working Hypotheses for the Political Economy of Modern Epidemics By Stavros Mavroudeas 1. During the last 30 to 40 years, capitalism has become more and more prone to epidemics, in contrast to the prevailing belief that the advances in medicine...

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‘Is the Financialization Hypothesis a theoretical blind alley?’ – S.Mavroudeas & D.Papadatos, WORLD REVIEW OF POLITICAL ECONOMY

The article can be downloaded via the following links: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/330719577_Is_the_Financialization_Hypothesis_a_Theoretical_Blind_Alley https://www.academia.edu/42191644/IS_THE_FINANCIALIZATION_HYPOTHESIS_A_THEORETICAL_BLIND_ALLEY WORLD REVIEW OF POLITICAL ECONOMY Vol. 9, No. 4 (Winter 2018), pp. 451-476 DOI: 10.13169/worlrevipoliecon.9.4.0451 ‘Is the Financialization Hypothesis a theoretical blind alley?’ S.Mavroudeas &...

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An interview on Italy, Greece, the Left and Marxism – VOX POPULI

This is the English transcript of an interview that will appear in VOX POPULI (https://revolucionvoxpopuli.wordpress.com/) translated in Italian VOX POPULI interview December 2019 You stood out in 2016 with the famous letter against SYRIZA, indicated as a subject falsely aimed at change. In particular, you accused SYRIZA of having negotiated with the EU, thus accepting the logic and structure of the Troika program. The conditions that were then emerging and which you lucidly predicted...

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Michael Roberts Blog— Understanding socialism

Michael Roberts comments briefly on Richard D. Wolff's two new book, Understanding Marxism and Understanding Socialism. Probably the salient point: "As Wolff has said: 'If you want to understand an economy, not only from the point of view of people who love it, but also from the point of view of people who are critical and think we can do better, then you need to study Marxian economics as part of any serious attempt to understand what’s going on. Not to do it is to exclude yourself from...

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