Plurale Ökonomik Zürich
We want to change economics education at the University of Zurich:
- To make sure that the curricula is based on the three P’s of Pluralism (Pluralism of Theories, Methods and Interdisciplinary Pluralism)
- To make room for critical discussions about underlying assumptions and normative principles
- To change the curricula so that its content is orientated towards the economy as it exists in the real world
To reach these goals, we organise educational and social events, as well as the lecture “Plurale Ökonomik” for bachelor students every fall semester. In addition, we campaign with our allies from Rethinking Economics Switzerland for curriculum reform all across Switzerland.
If you want to join in one of our current projects or find out about our strategy, you can find them here.
A week after our Pluralist Economics Summer School 2022 ended, Karin, one of our board members at Plurale Ökonomik Zurich, was invited to Annes radio show at Radio Lora. They had a chat about Plurale Ökonomik Zürich, our projects, why curriculum change is important, feminist economics, ecological economics and what impact the organization had on Karins life. Together they reflected on different aspects of the Summer School and shared their thoughts on the importance of interdisciplinarity and a positive outlook on the future. If you want to listen to the podcast, you can do so here: https://on.soundcloud.com/5sbPU Annes show Brandalism
Plurale Ökonomik Zürich has conducted a survey among economics students at the University of Zurich about their perception of reforming economics teaching. According to their survey economics students in Zurich would clearly welcome plural teaching combined with more time allocation to reflection and discussion in lectures and seminars. However, a broader collaboration is needed to gain more insights for the future of economics teaching.
When: Thursday, 13th of October at 6 pm Where: KOL-K-Küche, Rämistrasse 71 8006 Zürich Would you like to get to know Plurale Ökonomik Zürich and the people behind the association? Come by on the 13th of October at 6 pm, at KOL-K-Küche for a nice evening with food and discussions.
When: 25th of October 7 pm Where: KOL-G-222, Rämistrasse 71 8006 Zürich
When: 10th of November at 7 pm Where: RAA-E-17
Curriculum change and cooperation with the Universities
Administration and Finances
Social Media and Community Coordination
Networking nationally and internationally
Internal Education, Reading Circles, Movie Nights