Previous Popular Economics Institutes

For over 35 years, CPE has been running our week-long Popular Economics Institutes. Thousands of labor, community, social and economic justice activists have participated from all over the U.S. as well from around the world. Read more about some of our recent institutes:

2015 Summer Institute: Confronting Capitalism & Climate Crisis, Smith College, Northampton, MA

2013 Summer Institute: The Care Economy, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

2012 Summer Institute: Economics for the 99%, Columbia University, New York, NY

2011 Summer Institute: Media, Democracy, and the Economy, Smith College, Northampton, MA

2010 Fall Institute: The Crisis and Economic Alternatives, Highlander Research and Education Center, TN

2009 Summer Institute: Beyond the Meltdown, World Fellowship Center, Albany, NH

2008 Summer Institute: Economics of Migration and Immigration, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL

2007 Summer Institute: Economics Alternatives, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

2006 Summer Institute: Economics of Health, Amherst College, Amherst, MA