The New Postcolonial Economics with Fadhel Kaboub

Fadhel Kaboub, associate professor of economics at Denison University and President of the Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity, outlines a new critical approach to postcolonial political economy, arguing that re-gaining financial sovereignty is a crucial next step for postcolonial nations hoping to achieve social, economic, and environmental justice. We talk specifically and at length about … More The New Postcolonial Economics with Fadhel Kaboub

Minqi Li – China’s political economy and the future of North-South relations

Minqi Li, Professor of Economics at University of Utah, speaks about the political economy of China and the future of global capitalism: – How can the Chinese development model be characterized? – Although economic growth has slowed down, is China still in the position to boost the world economy? – Which are the internal contradictions … More Minqi Li – China’s political economy and the future of North-South relations

Call For Papers: How to conceptualise Financialisation in Developing and Emerging economies?

How to conceptualise Financialisation in Developing and Emerging economies? Manifestations, Drivers and Implications 13-14 December 2018 Girton College, University of Cambridge Workshop Overview & Programme The discussions of the processes behind the growing importance of finance, financial transactions and financial motives, as well as the sustainability of the financial systems, have been located in the … More Call For Papers: How to conceptualise Financialisation in Developing and Emerging economies?

John Smith’s Response to David Harvey on Imperialism

By John Smith, When David Harvey says “the historical draining of wealth from East to West for more than two centuries has largely been reversed over the last thirty years,” his readers will reasonably assume that he refers to a defining feature of imperialism, namely the plunder of living labour and natural wealth in colonies … More John Smith’s Response to David Harvey on Imperialism

New book: When Things Don’t Fall Apart – Global Financial Governance and Developmental Finance in an Age of Productive Incoherence

By Ilene Grabel. From MIT Press: In When Things Don’t Fall Apart, Ilene Grabel challenges the dominant view that the global financial crisis had little effect on global financial governance and developmental finance. Most observers discount all but grand, systemic ruptures in institutions and policy. Grabel argues instead that the global crisis induced inconsistent and ad … More New book: When Things Don’t Fall Apart – Global Financial Governance and Developmental Finance in an Age of Productive Incoherence