Tag Archives: comparative political economy

Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison provides a comprehensive analysis of the development of New Investment Funds —private equity, hedge funds, and sovereign wealth funds—and their impact upon labour and employment. Several countries are selected for in-depth treatment: US, UK, … Continue reading

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Analyzing continuity and change in the economy: a double movement between the public and the private meta-fields in society

An interesting (open access) paper “Public and Private: Change and Continuity in Economy through Two Meta-fields in Society” offers a structural general framework to analyse continuity and change in the economy based on the idea that there is a double movement … Continue reading

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“Critical political economy and ‪‎capitalist‬ diversity” — the Capital & Class journal special issue.

The purpose of the issue is to present a series of critiques of dominant perspectives in the Comparative Capitalisms scholarship (CC) and Varieties of ‪Capitalism‬ literature (VoC), and also to outline a range of alternatives rooted in the Critical Political Economy traditions. … Continue reading

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Regulating International Finance and the Evolving Imbalance of Capitalisms since the 1970s

This paper puts the ongoing G20 process of improving the regulation of international finance into a historically informed perspective. To understand the driving forces behind and obstacles to international cooperation in governing finance, Thomas Kalinowski (Max Planck Institute for the … Continue reading

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