Dr Susan Schroeder

BS State University of New York, MA, PhD New School for Social Research
Lecturer

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 3666

Biographical details

Susan Schroeder graduated with her PhD from the New School for Social Research in New York, where she trained with Duncan Foley, Anwar Shaikh, John Eatwell, Edward Nell, the late David Gordon, and the late Robert Heilbroner. Her current areas of research are international financial crises, business cycles, and financial fragility and how these areas are linked to the country risk assessment. She has taught at the Graduate Faculty of the New School, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science of Art in New York, the University of Applied Science in Bremen, Germany, and Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. Prior to entering academia, Susan worked on Wall Street as the supervisor of special projects for the market research firm Information Resources, Inc.

Research interests

  • Financial fragility and crises
  • Country Risk Assessment
  • Business Cycle Theory and Measurement
  • Alternative Macroeconomic Theories and Monetary Policies

Teaching and supervision

Susan is the Coordinator of the Political Economy's Honours program

Associations

  • Editorial Board Member, The Review of Radical Political Economics (Sage Publications, USA, 2013 -)
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member, The Review of Political Economy (Routledge, Taylor & Francis group, USA, 2013 - )

Videos

Dr Susan Schroeder talks about her teaching in the areas of macroeconomics and policy – economic policy in a global context, country risk assessment, and analysis of business cycles. See here, or below.

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2014). Challenging the Orthodoxy: Reflections on Frank Stilwell’s Contribution to Political Economy. Berlin: Springer.

Book Chapters

  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2014). Introduction. In Susan K. Schroeder, Lynne Chester (Eds.), Challenging the Orthodoxy: Reflections on Frank Stilwells Contribution to Political Economy, (pp. 3-9). Berlin: Springer.

Journals

  • Schroeder, S. (2013). A Template for a Public Credit Rating Agency. JEI: Journal of Economic Issues, 47(2), 343-350. [More Information]
  • Schroeder, S. (2011). Book review: Steven Medema, The Hesitant Hand: Taming Self-Interest in the History of Ideas. Australian Economic History Review: an Asia-Pacific journal of economic, business and social history, 51(2), 206-208.
  • Schroeder, S. (2009). Defining and Detecting Financial Fragility: New Zealand's Experience. International Journal of Social Economics, 36(3), 287-307. [More Information]
  • Schroeder, S. (2008). John E. King (ed.), A Biographical Dictionary of Australian and New Zealand Economists. Australian Economic History Review: an Asia-Pacific journal of economic, business and social history, 48(3), 322-324. [More Information]
  • Schroeder, S. (2008). The Underpinnings of Country Risk Assessment. Journal of Economic Surveys, 22(3), 498-535. [More Information]
  • Schroeder, S. (2007). Theories of Financial Disturbance: An Examination of Critical Theories of Finance from Adam Smith to the Present Day by Jan Toporowski. Review of Political Economy, 19(2), 272-275. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Schroeder, S. (2012). Efficiency and Equilibrium. 11th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2012, Sydney: Australian Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Schroeder, S. (2011). A Note on Financial Stability and Country Risk in Heterodox Economics: Ten Years and Growing Stronger!. 10th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2011, Sydney: Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Schroeder, S. (2010). A Note on the Conception of Competition in Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis. 12th Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics (AHE 2010), Bordeaux, France: Association pour le Developpement des Etudes Keynesiennes ADEK.
  • Schroeder, S. (2009). A Minksian View of the Ratings Agencies. Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meeting 2009, United States: American Economic Association.
  • Schroeder, S. (2007). The Rates of Interest and Profit and the Formation of Financial Fragility. Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meeting 2007, United States: American Economic Association.
  • Schroeder, S. (2006). Comments on Hess's Methodological Aspects of Credit Loss. Reserve Bank of New Zealand's Financial Stability Workshop 2006, New Zealand: Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
  • Schroeder, S. (2006). Evolutions through the Minskian Regimes. 32nd Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference EEA 2006, United States: Eastern Economic Association.
  • Schroeder, S. (2006). Financial Fragility in New Zealand and Its Implications for Australia. Centre of Full Employment and Equity: The Constraints to Full Employment Conference CofFEE 2006, Australia: Centre of Full Employment and Equity, University of Newcastle.
  • Schroeder, S. (2006). Turning Points of Financial Fragility. 32nd Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference EEA 2006, United States: Eastern Economic Association.
  • Schroeder, S. (2005). The Influence of Inflation on a Minskian Framework of Financial Instability: Implications for Monetary Policy? 7th Annual Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics AHE 2005, United Kingdom: Association for Heterodox Economics.
  • Schroeder, S. (2005). Turning Points of Financial Fragility. 4th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2005, Australia: Society of Heterodox Economists.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2013). Political Economy at the University of Sydney: Challenging the Orthodoxy. World Economics Association Newsletter.
  • Schroeder, S. (2012). Euro Crisis Shows Ratings Agencies are a Problem. The Australian Financial Review.

Reference Works

  • Schroeder, S. (2014). Thorstein Veblen. In Michael Gibbons (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Political Thought. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

2014

  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2014). Challenging the Orthodoxy: Reflections on Frank Stilwell’s Contribution to Political Economy. Berlin: Springer.
  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2014). Introduction. In Susan K. Schroeder, Lynne Chester (Eds.), Challenging the Orthodoxy: Reflections on Frank Stilwells Contribution to Political Economy, (pp. 3-9). Berlin: Springer.
  • Schroeder, S. (2014). Thorstein Veblen. In Michael Gibbons (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Political Thought. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

2013

  • Schroeder, S. (2013). A Template for a Public Credit Rating Agency. JEI: Journal of Economic Issues, 47(2), 343-350. [More Information]
  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2013). Political Economy at the University of Sydney: Challenging the Orthodoxy. World Economics Association Newsletter.

2012

  • Schroeder, S. (2012). Efficiency and Equilibrium. 11th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2012, Sydney: Australian Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Schroeder, S. (2012). Euro Crisis Shows Ratings Agencies are a Problem. The Australian Financial Review.

2011

  • Schroeder, S. (2011). A Note on Financial Stability and Country Risk in Heterodox Economics: Ten Years and Growing Stronger!. 10th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2011, Sydney: Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Schroeder, S. (2011). Book review: Steven Medema, The Hesitant Hand: Taming Self-Interest in the History of Ideas. Australian Economic History Review: an Asia-Pacific journal of economic, business and social history, 51(2), 206-208.

2010

  • Schroeder, S. (2010). A Note on the Conception of Competition in Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis. 12th Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics (AHE 2010), Bordeaux, France: Association pour le Developpement des Etudes Keynesiennes ADEK.

2009

  • Schroeder, S. (2009). A Minksian View of the Ratings Agencies. Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meeting 2009, United States: American Economic Association.
  • Schroeder, S. (2009). Defining and Detecting Financial Fragility: New Zealand's Experience. International Journal of Social Economics, 36(3), 287-307. [More Information]

2008

  • Schroeder, S. (2008). John E. King (ed.), A Biographical Dictionary of Australian and New Zealand Economists. Australian Economic History Review: an Asia-Pacific journal of economic, business and social history, 48(3), 322-324. [More Information]
  • Schroeder, S. (2008). The Underpinnings of Country Risk Assessment. Journal of Economic Surveys, 22(3), 498-535. [More Information]

2007

  • Schroeder, S. (2007). The Rates of Interest and Profit and the Formation of Financial Fragility. Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meeting 2007, United States: American Economic Association.
  • Schroeder, S. (2007). Theories of Financial Disturbance: An Examination of Critical Theories of Finance from Adam Smith to the Present Day by Jan Toporowski. Review of Political Economy, 19(2), 272-275. [More Information]

2006

  • Schroeder, S. (2006). Comments on Hess's Methodological Aspects of Credit Loss. Reserve Bank of New Zealand's Financial Stability Workshop 2006, New Zealand: Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
  • Schroeder, S. (2006). Evolutions through the Minskian Regimes. 32nd Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference EEA 2006, United States: Eastern Economic Association.
  • Schroeder, S. (2006). Financial Fragility in New Zealand and Its Implications for Australia. Centre of Full Employment and Equity: The Constraints to Full Employment Conference CofFEE 2006, Australia: Centre of Full Employment and Equity, University of Newcastle.
  • Schroeder, S. (2006). Turning Points of Financial Fragility. 32nd Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference EEA 2006, United States: Eastern Economic Association.

2005

  • Schroeder, S. (2005). The Influence of Inflation on a Minskian Framework of Financial Instability: Implications for Monetary Policy? 7th Annual Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics AHE 2005, United Kingdom: Association for Heterodox Economics.
  • Schroeder, S. (2005). Turning Points of Financial Fragility. 4th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2005, Australia: Society of Heterodox Economists.

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