Author Archives: Kari Polanyi Levitt

The Right To Development

Celebrating 70 years of UWI and the life and work of Sir Arthur Lewis, January 23, 2018 On the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), the Vice Chancellor will host a Forum themed “Economic Transformation with … Continue reading

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“A man of Red Vienna” and “A child from Red Vienna”

          Robert Kutner review of Gareth Dale biography of Karl Polanyi “A Life on the Left” was featured in the December issue of the New York Review of books as the Man from Red Vienna. By coincidence, … Continue reading

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Interview published in Global Dialogue

Kari Polanyi Levitt gave an interview to Michael Burawoy during a Karl Polanyi conference organized by Brigitte Aulenbacher and her collaborators at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz (Austria), January 10-13, 2017. You can read the interview in the journal Global … Continue reading

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Room named after Kari Polanyi Levitt

On November 13, 2017, the Economic, Labor and Statistics Department (MA23) of the City of Vienna has named a conference room after Mrs. Kari Polanyi Levitt.            

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New World Online Republication

The New World Online Republication was launched on Friday June 23, 2017 at the Little Carib Theatre, in Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago). See New World website here. See a video of the event here. See a review here. … Continue reading

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Interview with Michael Burawoy in Linz

Kari Polanyi Levitt gave an interview to Michael Burawoy (Berkeley, USA) during Conference “A Great Transformation? Global Perspectives on Contemporary Capitalisms” in Linz (Austria), on January 13, 2017. See the program of the Conference here. See a video of the … Continue reading

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De la gran transformación a la gran financiarización

Kari Polanyi Levitt’s 2013 book ”From the Great Transformation to the Great Financialization: On Karl Polanyi and Other Essays” has been translated in Spanish: “De la gran transformación a la gran financiarización: a filiación polanyiana”. The translation was made by a team … Continue reading

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Translations of five Karl Polanyi Papers

The Functionalist Theory of Society and the Problem of Socialist Economic Calculability 1922 (A Rejoinder to Professor L. von Mises and Dr. Feliz Weil), By Karl Polanyi Translated from German by Kari Polanyi Levitt [This article originally appeared in Archiv fur … Continue reading

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The Canadian Economy: Selected Readings

John J. Deutsch, Burton S. Keirsteid, Kari Levitt, Robert M. Will (eds.) The Canadian Economy : Selected Readings, The Macmillan Company of Canada, Toronto. 549pp. See review here.

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Inter-Territorial Freight Rates and the Federal Shipping Service

By B.-S. Keirstead and Kari Levitt. A pamphlet of 91 pages (6 1/4 x 9 1/4). Institute of Social and Economic Research. University of the West Indies, Jamaica.

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