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“Mapping Pluralist Research” report published

12 March 2019 | News | Economics, Education

oikos International is excited to announce the publication of a new report on pluralist economics. This report, titled “Mapping Pluralist Research” provides an overview of the research which has come out of the student movement for pluralism in economics. Student organizations working to reform economics education have been very active recently, and this short document tries to put all our hard work in one place. Mapping Pluralist Research was written by J.Christopher Proctor, the former oikos Associate in Pluralist Economics. If you’re still not sure what all this pluralism stuff is about, check out our oikos Guide to Pluralist Economics here. You can download Mapping Pluralist Research here.... »

oikos Newsletter February 2019

12 February 2019 | Newsletters

Welcome to the February edition of our Newsletter! We bring forth the most interesting updates from our community and encourage you to immerse in the oikos experience by participating in our programs and events: Apply to the oikos Winter School 2019! Submit your case on sustainability to the oikos Case Writing Competition! Join the FutureLab 2019 organizing team! In this edition, you can learn about events organized by our chapters in New York, USA and Leipzig, Germany. Meet Stefano Ramelli, who has recently completed his fellowship with us and looks back at his oikos journey in the “30 seconds with” segment. Finally, read a UN Global Compact Report on Business School Rankings for the 21st Century prepared, among... »

oikos Guide to Pluralist Economics translated to Italian

07 February 2019 | News | Economics, Education

We are proud to announce that our oikos guide to pluralist economics is now available in Italian thanks to the hard work of the members of Rethinking Economics Italia. The guide introduces readers to the wonderful world of pluralist economics, which envisions an economics where a diverse set of theories and methods are taught to students in the undergraduate education. It is a great tool for self or group study, and is used in an interactive workshop that helps students get into the shoes of different types of economists. The guide was created last year by J.Christopher Proctor in his role as the oikos Associate. The translation was done by the members of Rethinking Economics Padova and Torino.... »

Business School Rankings for the 21st Century Report Launches Today

23 January 2019 | News

Davos, Switzerland – A new report on business school rankings is being simultaneously launched in Davos and Shanghai, with business school deans to discuss the report in Davos on January 23. The report, published under the aegis of the UN Global Compact and with the support of Aviva Investors gives an overview of the current state of the business school rankings and suggests possible changes to help align business school education with the needs of the 21st century. Business school rankings are produced by organisations such as the Financial Times, the Economist, US News, Business Week, and Forbes. These rankings strongly influence business schools, which in turn influence their students: the next generation of decision-makers. However, these rankings... »

oikos Newsletter January 2019

10 January 2019 | Newsletters

Happy New Year! Every beginning is full of new opportunities and challenges. At oikos, we believe, in 2019 together with our chapter members, alumni, faculty and partners, we can seize new possibilities for sustainability in economics and management education, and advocate more vigorously for a responsible, ethical and environmentally conscious leadership. You can start having influence in the field of sustainability today! Submit your case on sustainability to oikos Case Writing Competition! Apply to the oikos Spring Meeting 2019! Apply to the oikos Winter School 2019! Join oikos Working Group on Marketing and Communications!  In this edition of our newsletter, you can also read about oikos Asia Meet 2018 in Kolkata, India and learn about a brand new... »