Organized by the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and the Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre/Institute of Political Economy, Governance, Finance and Accountability (GPERC/PEGFA) at theUniversity of Greenwich.
Venue: University of Greenwich, Hamilton House Room 103
Date: Thursday, 29 November, 10.00 – 19.00
10.00 – 10.30: Welcome and Opening Remarks
10.30 – 12.30: Session 1
Chair Maria Nikolaidi, University of Greenwich
Financialising the state: recent developments in fiscal and monetary policy: Ewa Karwowski, University of Hertfordshire (with M. Centurion-Vicencio)
The role of global finance in the provisioning of social infrastructure and the welfare state: Cem Oyvat, University of Greenwich
Financial and Entrepreneurial Profitability in the Era of Financialisation, Costas Lapavitsas, School of Oriental and African Studies
12.30 – 13.30: Lunch Break
13.30 – 15.30: Session 2
Chair Cem Oyvat, University of Greenwich
Towards a Marxist theory of financialised capitalism: Jeff Powell, University of Greenwich
Inequality and finance in a rent economy: Alberto Botta, University of Greenwich (with E. Caverzasi, A. Russo, M Gallegati, and J. E. Stiglitz)
Expenditure cascades, low interest rates, credit deregulation or property booms? Determinants of household debt in OECD countries: Rafael Wildauer, University of Greenwich (with E. Stockhammer)
15.30 – 16.00: Coffee Break
16.00 – 18.00: Session 3
Chair Dr David Rinaldi, Foundation for European Progressive Studies and UBL - Institute for European Studies
Financialization, globalization and monopolization of US nonfinancial corporations: Özgür Orhangazi, Kadir Has University
Securitization and economic activity: The credit composition channel: Ata Can Bertay, World Bank, Lead for Global Financial Development Report (With D. Gong and W. Wagner )
The impact of financialisation on the wage share: a theoretical clarification and empirical test: Engelbert Stockhammer, King’s College London (with K. Kohler and A. Guschanski)
18.00 – 19.00: Reception
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