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, Thomas Palley, 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. Susan has been visiting scholar at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University London, the Mises Institute at Auburn University, Alabama, and Wolfson College, Cambridge University, where she is a lifetime member.

Research interests

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

Teaching and supervision

Service to Department & Faculty:

  • Honours Coordinator, 2010-2012
  • Seminar series coordinator, 2011-2013
  • Director for BPESS, 2015 -

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 - )
  • American Economic Association (USA)
  • Economic Society of Australia (AUS)
  • Association for Evolutionary Economists (USA)
  • History of Economic Thought Society of Australia (AUS)
  • Society of Heterodox Economists (AUS/NZ)
  • Union for Radical Political Economics (USA)
  • Royal Economic Society (UK)

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.

Internal University of Sydney Grants

  • FASS travel grants (2010 - $3000, 2013 - $3000)
  • FASS incubator award (2012): On Efficiency ($5,900)
  • SSP grant (2014)

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected publications

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Books

  • Schroeder, S. (2015). Public Credit Rating Agencies: Increasing Capital Investment and Lending Stability in Volatile Markets. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

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. (2015). Detecting Business Cycles. In Bruce Cronin and Fred Lee (Eds.), Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Heterodox Economics. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Schroeder, S. (2015). Veblen, Thorstein (1857-1929). In Michael T. Gibbons (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, (pp. 3775-3776). New York: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2014). Challenging the Orthodoxy: The Contributions of Frank Stilwell to Political Economy. In Susan K. Schroeder, Lynne Chester (Eds.), Challenging the Orthodoxy: Reflections on Frank Stilwell's Contribution to Political Economy, (pp. 3-9). Berlin: Springer.
  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2014). Challenging the Orthodoxy: The Contributions to Frank Stilwell to Political Economy. In Susan K. Schroeder, Lynne Chester (Eds.), Challenging the Orthodoxy: Reflections on Frank Stilwell's Contribution to Political Economy, (pp. 3-9). Berlin: Springer.

Journals

  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2015). Conflation of IPE with Heterodox Economics? Intellectually Negligent and Damaging [Forthcoming]. Journal of Australian Political Economy.
  • 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. (2014). Attenuating the Business Cycle: A Heterodox Perspective on Industrial Policy. 13th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2014, Sydney: Australian Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • 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.

2015

  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2015). Conflation of IPE with Heterodox Economics? Intellectually Negligent and Damaging [Forthcoming]. Journal of Australian Political Economy.
  • Schroeder, S. (2015). Detecting Business Cycles. In Bruce Cronin and Fred Lee (Eds.), Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Heterodox Economics. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Schroeder, S. (2015). Public Credit Rating Agencies: Increasing Capital Investment and Lending Stability in Volatile Markets. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Schroeder, S. (2015). Veblen, Thorstein (1857-1929). In Michael T. Gibbons (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, (pp. 3775-3776). New York: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

2014

  • Schroeder, S. (2014). Attenuating the Business Cycle: A Heterodox Perspective on Industrial Policy. 13th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2014, Sydney: Australian Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2014). Challenging the Orthodoxy: Reflections on Frank Stilwell's Contribution to Political Economy. Berlin: Springer.
  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2014). Challenging the Orthodoxy: The Contributions of Frank Stilwell to Political Economy. In Susan K. Schroeder, Lynne Chester (Eds.), Challenging the Orthodoxy: Reflections on Frank Stilwell's Contribution to Political Economy, (pp. 3-9). Berlin: Springer.
  • Schroeder, S., Chester, L. (2014). Challenging the Orthodoxy: The Contributions to Frank Stilwell to Political Economy. In Susan K. Schroeder, Lynne Chester (Eds.), Challenging the Orthodoxy: Reflections on Frank Stilwell's Contribution to Political Economy, (pp. 3-9). Berlin: Springer.

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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