Tonia Warnecke, associate professor and George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Chair of Social Entrepreneurship, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Association for Evolutionary Economics (AFEE). This is a three-year position.
Founded more than 50 years ago, AFEE is an international organization of economists and other social scientists devoted to analysis of economies as evolving, socially constructed, and politically governed systems. AFEE publishes the Journal of Economic Issues (JEI).
The intellectual heritage of AFEE is that of the Original Institutional Economics (OIE) created and developed by early 20th-century economists such as Thorstein Veblen, John R. Commons, and Wesley Mitchell.
Over recent decades, this legacy has evolved to address such contemporary issues as: