Tim Anderson’s new book, ‘Land and Livelihoods in Papua New Guinea’ argues that notions of ‘economy’ and ‘development’ have no meaning without a broad and inclusive focus on the livelihoods of local inhabitants. Combining existing evidence with original studies it charts the economic options for rural families, suggesting their best way forward is by maintaining customary land as the basis for rich hybrid livelihoods.
Major Grant from Institute for New Economic Thinking Awarded to new ‘Financial Innovation and Central Banking in China: a Money View’ Project[7 May 2015]
A new project, ‘Financial innovation and central banking in China: a money view’ received a grant from the Institute for New Economic Thinking amounting to $106,176.
Martijn Konings’ New Forthcoming Book: ‘The Emotional Logic of Capitalism: What Progressives Have Missed’[10 March 2015]
Martijn Konings’s new book ‘The Emotional Logic of Capitalism: What Progressives Have Missed’ (Stanford University Press) is coming out in May 2015. According to Adam Morton, the Chair of Department of Political Economy, ‘this book advances a new understanding of the semiotics of money and the genealogy of economy, with a view to uncovering the paradoxical sources of cohesion and legitimacy that neoliberal capitalism commands’.