[CfP] Conference 2015 – Financialisation Working Group

Over the last three decades developed and developing economies have gone through significant structural transformations under the ever increasing influence of finance. In the critical political economy framework, the resultant mode of accumulation, and its corresponding social effects, have been analysed under the heading of financialisation and neoliberalism.  Whether the financial crisis that started in 2007-8 was the end or only an interruption to financialisation and/or neoliberalism, its costs are still borne by governments and the general public. Moreover, this ...

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Financialisation Round Table Discussions

IIPPE FINANCIALISATION WORKING GROUP Round Table Discussion Series At the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (Nearest Underground: Russell Square) 27th November 2014. (SOAS Main Building, Room: 273. Time: 17:00 - 19:00) Ben Fine on “Financialisation from a Marxist perspective”. Reading: Fine, B (2013-14) “Financialisation From a Marxist Perspective”. In:  International Journal of Political Economy, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 5–18. 20th January 2014.  (SOAS Main Building, Room: RS T102. Time: 17:00 - 19:00) ...

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Financialisation Working Group Social Hub

The Financialisation Working Group (FWG) will be presenting at the IIPPE Conference 2014 in Naples a record of 62 papers and 17 panels. Reviewing these panels and papers, we have noticed that many dimensions of financialisation have been addressed, such as the impact of finance on public finance, banking, state, housing, wages, emerging economies, global finance, the Eurozone, crisis, food, agriculture, gender, production, social reproduction and so on. The variety of subjects is exciting and gives us the opportunity to discuss several aspects of political economy with ...

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