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Can IMO Ballast Water Management Convention Ensure The Blue Economy ?

The Ballast Water Management Convention (BMW convention) has been adopted by the IMO (International Maritime Organization) in 2004 under the condition that the convention becomes enforced after 12 months if at least 30 countries, representing a combined total gross tonnage of more than 35% of the world’s merchant fleet, ratify it. 447 more words

Ballast Water

Uncertainty when working with other disciplines

In applied economics, one frequently finds oneself working with people from other disciplines. I work rather frequently with biologists, ecologists, historians, and classics scholars. Subsets of these groups have different approaches to key factors in economics – particularly how to deal with uncertainty. 223 more words

Resource Economics


Happy new year! I’m re-blogging this from The Institute of (Im)Possible Subjects tumblr site. We are super excited to announce a public “flashread” of this text by Stefano Harvey and Fred Moten, … 118 more words


Save the Date: GSE Alumni Reunion

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Mark your calendars.
Save the date for the very first Graduate School of Education alumni reunion on Thursday, June 9, 2016! Join us for a wonderful evening filled with friends, classmates, and professors on the Lincoln Center campus. 92 more words

Fordham Graduate School Of Education

Bourdieu and the possibility of interdisciplinary social science research

Bourdieu (Science of Science and Reflexivity, 2004) is interested in an account of science that has both sociological realism and trans-historical legitimacy. The importance of this project is obvious to any acting scientist who both contends with their social reality and aims to discover trans-historical knowledge. 1,119 more words


The Value of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Research

Interdisciplinary research has become an increasingly common means to conduct scientific research. Many pressing problems, like climate change, require examination that relies on the methods and insights of a range of academic disciplines. 177 more words


Call for Applications: Summer Seminar in Virtue

The University of Chicago, in partnership with the John Templeton Foundation, will be hosting two summer seminars on Virtue, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life from various perspectives ranging from philosophy to theology to religious studies to psychology and neuro-biology. 28 more words