Series 6: Pedro Páez on Crisis of Capital and “Sumak Kawsay”


Global University E-Lecture Series 6: Crisis of Capital and “Sumak Kawsay”

Speaker:  Dr. Pedro Páez

Language: English

Dr. Pedro Páez is Superintendent for Market Power Control of the Government of Ecuador. He previously served as Deputy Minister of Finance, Minister for the Coordination of Economic Policy, President of the Ecuadorian Technical Commission for the New Regional Financial Architecture, and Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Republic of Ecuador in the Government Special Mission for the New Financial International Architecture. He also served as a member of the Commission of United Nations Experts on the Global Financial Crisis, chaired by Joseph Stiglitz and the Paris Group convened by the UN Presidency of the G20 in 2011. His writings deal with the global economy and Latin American and social issues. In 2008 he was awarded the merit of the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of Chile, the Republic of Chile.

Link: Forthcoming…

On the page of the talks:

Lecture 1: Dialectics in abiotic, biotic and noetic processes

Lecture 2: From the organic community of being to the society of having

Lecture 3: Mode of production and mode of life

Lecture 4: Capitalist Mode of Production, regimes of accumulation and socio-economic formations 1

Lecture 5: Capitalist Mode of Production, regimes of accumulation and socio-economic formations 2

Lecture 6: Structural crisis of overproduction and neoliberalism

Lecture 7: Nation-building vs. Globalisation

Lecture 8: Alternative Policies 1: New Financial Architecture and Knowledge Transfers

Lecture 9: Alternative Policies 2: Social Participation and Changes in Economic Structures