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Updated May 2020
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Audio podcasts of public lectures, seminars and events from the SOAS Department of Economics. The SOAS Department of Economics is a leading centre for economic research. We have a vibrant research culture driven by staff working on a plethora of issues, but we specialise in the study of developing and emerging economies and our work covers an unparalleled range of countries and regions.
 
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This is part of a webinar series co-organised by the SOAS Department of Economics and the SOAS Open Economics Forum. The aim of the series is to provide a critical perspective to the recent economic developments related to the COVID-19 crisis.Speaker: Jo Michell, UWE BristolModerator: Raza Rehman, SOAS University of LondonOrganiser: Yannis Dafermos…
 
This is part of a webinar series co-organised by the SOAS Department of Economics and the SOAS Open Economics Forum. The aim of the series is to provide a critical perspective to the recent economic developments related to the COVID-19 crisis.Speaker: Costas Lapavitsas, SOAS University of LondonModerator: Carla Coburger, Rebuilding Macroeconomics…
 
This is part of a webinar series co-organised by the SOAS Department of Economics and the SOAS Open Economics Forum. The aim of the series is to provide a critical perspective to the recent economic developments related to the COVID-19 crisis.Speaker: Tobias Franz, SOAS University of LondonModerator: Alice Malivoire, SOAS University of London…
 
Machiko Nissanke (SOAS)Drawing in part on her chapter in the forthcoming Palgrave Handbook of Development Economics, Machiko presents a critical reflection on how to secure sovereign debt sustainability for economic development of LICs. Her seminar talk is set in the context of the rising debt distress in several SSA countries over the recent years…
 
Rebecca Riley (Centre of Excellence, NIESR)XVI IDP Lecture – Organised by SOAS Economics Research Cluster on Industrial Development and Policy.Many advanced economies have seen a slowdown in productivity growth since the middle of the 2000s. In the UK this slowdown has been particularly stark. A decade on from the global financial crisis UK product…
 
The multiple crisis of 2007/8 aggravated the uneven development inside Europe and led to the rise of populist forces in different countries. Progressive industrial policy in the framework of a broader industrial strategy could serve as a tool to reduce the existing imbalances. However, considering climate change, we also need to rethink which kind …
 
Rainer Kattel (UCL) will focus on how to (re-)define what entrepreneurial states are: namely, these are states that are capable of unleashing innovations and wealth resulting from those, and of maintaining socio-political stability at the same time. Innovation bureaucracies are constellations of public organisations that deliver such agile stabilit…
 
Keynes: The Art of Choosing the Right Model - an event in memory of Mark HayesIntroduction and Chair: Jan Toporowski (SOAS)Speaker: Dr Matteo Iannizzotto (Associate Professor in Macroeconomics, Durham University Business School)Discussant: Victoria Chick (UCL)From a research perspective, this new intellectual biography of Keynes showcases several n…
 
Panel: Prof. Sevket Pamuk (Bogazici University); Prof. Socrates Petmezas (University of Crete); and Prof. Costas Lapavitsas (SOAS)A special event to review the state of the art in the field of Ottoman economic development on the occasion of the publication of “Capitalism in the Ottoman Balkans: Industrialisation and Modernity in Macedonia”, Costas …
 
Julia Steinberger (University of Leeds) and Elena Hofferberth (University of Leeds)In this talk, we first cover the (physical) science basis and the case for a climate emergency. Depending on the economic interpretation of the causal dynamics connecting fossil fuels and the economy, entirely different proposals for tackling climate breakdown are pu…
 
Complexity is a powerful multi-disciplinary idea that combines insights from both the natural and social sciences, especially economics and economic geography, to study the dynamics of complex systems of heterogeneous agents, the multiple interactions between them, and the aggregate behaviours that emerge from those interactions. Arguably, the most…
 
Signe Krogstrup (Danmarks Nationalbank), Heron Belfon (Jubilee Caribbean), Irene Monasterolo (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Paolo Mauro (IMF), Ulrich Volz (SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance).The SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance and the Bretton Woods Project host a discussion at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as part of t…
 
Donghyun Park (Asian Development Bank)According to Asian Development Outlook 2019 Update (ADOU), Asian Development Bank's flagship report launched on 25 September, developing Asia’s growth will continue to moderate, from 5.9% in 2018 to 5.4% in 2019 and 5.5% in 2020. Inflation will pick up slightly due to food price inflation. Downside risks contin…
 
Machiko Nissanke (SOAS), Raphael Kaplinsky (University of Sussex), Stephany Griffith-Jones (Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University), Antonio Andreoni (SOAS)Book launch of The Palgrave Handbook of Development Economics: Critical Reflections on Globalisation and Development. Edited by Machiko Nissanke and Jose-Antonio O’Campo.SOAS Econom…
 
Elisa Van Waeyenberge (SOAS), Deborah Johnston (SOAS), Peter Andreas Nielsen (Common Fund for Commodities and SOAS Alumna, and Hannah Bargawi (SOAS)SOAS Economics has been leading teaching and research in Political Economy, Development Economics and Heterodox Economics and has participated in core policy debates, including those on sustainable deve…
 
Mariana Mortágua (MP in Portguese Parliament and SOAS Alumna), Richard Kozul-Wright (UNCTAD), Costas Lapavitsas (SOAS), Ourania Dimakou (SOAS).SOAS Economics has been leading teaching and research in Political Economy, Development Economics and Heterodox Economics and has participated in core policy debates, including those on sustainable developme…
 
William Lazonick (University of Massachusetts)PhD economists almost invariably teach students that the most unproductive firm is the foundation of the most efficient economy. It’s called “perfect competition”, but it’s perfect nonsense. As Joseph Schumpeter put it in Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy (1942): “Perfect competition is not only impos…
 
Antonio Andreoni (SOAS), Ha-Joon Chang (Cambridge and SOAS), Hazel Gray (Edinburgh and SOAS Alumna) and Nobuya Haraguchi (UNIDO and SOAS Alumnus)SOAS Economics has been leading teaching and research in Political Economy, Development Economics and Heterodox Economics and has participated in core policy debates, including those on sustainable develop…
 
Chris Cramer (SOAS), Stephanie Blankenburg (UNCTAD); Mushtaq Khan (SOAS); Julia Steinberger (University of Leeds)SOAS Economics has been leading teaching and research in Political Economy, Development Economics and Heterodox Economics and has participated in core policy debates, including those on sustainable development. SOAS Economics continues t…
 
Hannah Bargawi (SOAS), John Sender (SOAS); Sara Reis (Women’s Budget Group); Haroon Akram-Lodhi (Trent University, Canada and SOAS Alumnus)SOAS Economics has been leading teaching and research in Political Economy, Development Economics and Heterodox Economics and has participated in core policy debates, including those on sustainable development. …
 
Abby Innes (LSE), Antonio Andreoni (SOAS), Komon Doulis (BEIS), Tom Ferguson (INET), Geoffrey Owen (LSE), Janet Williamson (Trade Union Council)Chair: Abby Innes, London School of EconomicsPresenter: Antonio Andreoni, SOAS University of LondonPanel Discussion: Komon Doulis, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), UK Governme…
 
Antonio Andreoni (SOAS), William Lazonick (SOAS), Mike Best (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Colin Haslam (Queen Mary University of London), Damon Silvers (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organisations), Deborah Johnston (SOAS)Chair: Antonio Andreoni, SOAS University of LondonPresenter: William Lazonick, SOAS University…
 
Jonathan Essex (Green Councillor in Surrey), John Foster (Lancaster University), Helena Paul (ECoNexus), Rupert Read (University of East Anglia), Prashant Vaze (Climate Bonds Initiative) and Ulrich Volz (SOAS)We are used to hearing that the climate crisis is serious, but still tractable if we start acting on it soon. The reality is different. Thing…
 
Prof Kenji Aramaki (Tokyo Woman's Christian University & University of Tokyo)This talk, which is based on Professor Aramaki's new book of the same title, examines the struggles of the Japanese economy over the last 30 years, analyzing in detail the formation of the huge economic bubble in the 1980s, its collapse at the beginning of the 1990s, and s…
 
Hassan Akram (Wake Forest University)XXII IDP Industrial Development and Policy LectureFollowing its transition to democracy in the 1990s, Chile was an early and enthusiastic adopter of the strategy of global economic integration via bilateral and later multilateral Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) as well as through Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs…
 
Ilene Grabel (University of Denver, USA)XXI IDP Industrial Development and Policy Lecture.When Things Don’t Fall Apart: Global Financial Governance and Developmental Finance in an Age of Productive Incoherence by Ilene Grabel (The MIT Press, 2017). Winner of the 2018 British International Studies Association International Political Economy Group Bo…
 
Jonathan Arentoft (SOAS), Henry Leveson-Gower (Promoting Economic Pluralism), Ben Glover (Demos) and Sophie Van Huellen (SOAS)Mainstream Economics dominates all sectors of our society from academia to the job industry. The event seeks to understand the institutional and structural arrangements that allow orthodox Economics to protract its dominance…
 
Penrose Lecture 2Rita McGrath (Columbia Business School)Rita Gunther McGrath is a world-renowned thought leader and an expert on leading innovation and growth during times of uncertainty. Rita is a professor at Columbia Business School and the author of five books, including the best-selling The End of Competitive Advantage and the upcoming Seeing …
 
Penrose Lecture 1Rita McGrath (Columbia Business School)Rita Gunther McGrath is a world-renowned thought leader and an expert on leading innovation and growth during times of uncertainty. Rita is a professor at Columbia Business School and the author of five books, including the best-selling The End of Competitive Advantage and the upcoming Seeing …
 
Anne Booth (SOAS)In the literature on women and development, there has been a tendency to view the countries of Southeast Asia as less patriarchal than other parts of Asia. It has also been argued that patterns of female literacy and female employment in the Moslem-majority countries in Southeast Asia are different from those in Moslem-majority cou…
 
Ben Fine (SOAS)This podcast is a recording of the Third SOAS Economics Alumni Lecture on " Post-Truth: An Alumni Economist’s Perspective".Ben Fine can draw upon fifty years as an academic economist, whether as student, researcher or policy advisor. Unintimidated by the increasing technical wizardry of mainstream economics, he will use his experienc…
 
Ece Kocabicak (LSE)What is the significance of property ownership for varieties of patriarchy, and what are the implications for the existing theories of patriarchy? Using the case study of Turkey, I differentiate two forms of domestic patriarchy: premodern and modern. In the premodern form male dominance in landownership leads to patriarchal explo…
 
Machiko Nissanke (SOAS)Drawing in part on her chapter in the forthcoming Palgrave Handbook of Development Economics, Machiko presents a critical reflection on how to secure sovereign debt sustainability for economic development of LICs. Her seminar talk is set in the context of the rising debt distress in several SSA countries over the recent years…
 
Costas Lapavitsas (SOAS)A crucial feature of financialisation is the extraordinary increase of financial profits in relation to non-financial and total profits. The reasons for this increase are not well understood. To tackle this issue this paper adopts a Marxist approach to financialisation as a distinct historical period in the development of ma…
 
Mario Pianta (Scuola Normale Superiore, Firenze)The objectives of developing high-knowledge economic activities, expanding industry, reaching environmental sustainability and achieving greater convergence are clearly stated in the Europe 2020 strategy and in the more recent policy documents of the European Union (EU). Such objectives, however, lack…
 
Janet Hunter (LSE)The devastating impact of the earthquake, fire and tsunami that struck the Kantō plain on 1st September, 1923 has been widely acknowledged. Physical destruction, death, injury and social dislocation together left an enduring legacy on the capital area for the remaining years of the interwar period. The impact of the disaster on th…
 
Elisa Van Waeyenberge (SOAS), María José Romero (SOAS/Eurodad)Presentation slides: https://www.soas.ac.uk/economics/events/file138173.pdfCurrently there is keen political interest in public-private partnerships (PPPs) as a way to leverage private finance. PPPs are increasingly being promoted to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, which inclu…
 
Jean-Francois Mercure (Exeter) and Hector Pollit (Cambridge Econometrics)In the first part of the seminar, Hector will introduce the post-Keynesian structure of the E3ME macro-econometric model. He will describe the theoretical basis for the model and key characteristics in terms of assumptions and main properties. He will then show how the model c…
 
Valentine M. Moghadam (Northeastern University, Boston)Modernization and economic development in both Iran and Tunisia have led to the growth of an educated female middle class with aspirations for greater participation and rights, but women’s economic and political empowerment varies significantly, and the capacity of women’s rights organizations …
 
Shelagh Whitley (ODI)Article 2.1c of the Paris Agreement breaks new ground. It is the first time that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process has set a collective goal reflecting the full scale of effort needed on finance to successfully address climate change. It acknowledges a vital piece of the puzzle in tackli…
 
Scott Wilbur (EHESS)In presenting his paper titled “The Relationship between Credit Guarantees and Zombie Firms: A Case Study of Japan's Credit Guarantee System for SME”, Scott explores how, since the turn of the 21st century, Japan has had the world's largest credit guarantee system for small and medium enterprises (SME). In recent years, Japan's …
 
Antonio Andreoni (SOAS)The panel discussion will address Tanzania's political economy situation, with a focus on the ACE research programme in the country. Antonio will introduce his political settlement analysis of Tanzania and introduces the ACE research approach and agenda. He will provide a number of cases to highlight feasible strategies for i…
 
José Antonio Ocampo (Banco de la República, Colombia & Columbia University)Inaugural SOAS Central Banking Lecture: Essential Reforms for a Sound 21st Century International Monetary System.The inaugural SOAS Central Banking Lecture will be delivered by Professor José Antonio Ocampo. The SOAS Central Banking Lectures have been established by the SOAS…
 
Amit Bhaduri (Jawaharlal Nehru University, Council for Social Development, Pavia University)Discussant: Jerzy Osiatynski (Polish Monetary Policy Committee) Professor Bhaduri presents a demand determined model inspired by Keynes and Kalecki, in which the real and the financial commodity producing sector coexist. Their interaction is captured through…
 
Dharshini DavidFrom a shopping trip in suburban Texas, via China’s central bank, Nigerian railroads, the oilfields of Iraq and beyond, the economist and broadcaster follows the incredible journey of a single dollar to reveal the truths behind what we see on the news every day, and to see how the global economy really works. Why would a nation build…
 
Trevor Evans (HWR Berlin)The most recent expansion, which began in mid 2009, has been characterised by relatively low growth and investment has been weaker than in previous expansions. Unemployment has fallen sharply, but many of the new jobs have been in low-paid services. The Trump government’s much-touted investment programme is dependent on mob…
 
Mike Best (University of Massachusetts, Lowell)Launch of the Schumpeter Prize 2018-winning Book "How Growth Really Happens. The Making of Economic Miracles through Production, Governance, and Skills".Achieving economic growth is one of today's key challenges. In this groundbreaking book, Michael Best argues that to understand how successful growth …
 
Mushtaq Khan (SOAS)Institutional Economics: 5 Minutes Economics: Prof Mushtaq Khan (SOAS University of London) on 'Institutional Economics' and how topics such as the structure of international institutions, anti-corruption, rules of industrial policy and tariff protection are all part of it. You can find out more about studying Economics at SOAS U…
 
Ben Fine (SOAS)Malnutrition and Development: 5 Minutes Economics: Prof Ben Fine (SOAS University of London) on 'Malnutrition and Development', why obesity is an increasing symptom of malnutrition and why dietary education does not solve the problem. You can find out more about studying Economics at SOAS University of London at https://www.soas.ac.u…
 
Jonathan Clyne (SOAS)After 40 years of "transition" and no end in sight, it's time to analyse China's economy as a system in its own right. It's a system driven by the conflict between the private market sector and a dominant state-owned planned sector. Jonathan Clyne is a PhD Candidate at the SOAS Department of Economics and is working on ‘The rel…
 
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