Department of Economics

Professor Costas Lapavitsas

Key information

Department of Economics Professor of Economics Japan Research Centre Academic Staff, Japan Research Centre Steering Committee Member Programme Convenor - MSc Convenor
BSc (Econ), MSc (Econ), PhD (London)
Russell Square: College Buildings
Email address
Telephone number
020 7898 4538
Support hours
Research Leave Term Two - 21/22

Research interests

My research interests include the relationship of finance and development, the structure of financial systems, and the evolution and functioning of the Japanese financial system. I have recently started work on the interaction between market and non-market relations in the financial system.

Inaugural Lecture 

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Professor Costas Lapavitsas Inaugural Lecture: Money, The Invisible Bind

PhD Supervision

Name Title
Matteo Giordano Capital flows and financial integration in a monetary union for a (semi)peripheral member: European capital in Italy from 1980s. A Dependency Approach to Monetary Integration (working title)
Mr Young Joon Hann Financialisation Transformation of Australian Household Economy: Credit Card Debt Defaulters Research
Christiane Heisse The political economy of natural capital accounting - the case of the World Bank's WAVES partnership
Alkim Kiziltug The Political Economy of World Money
Yuning Shi Financialisation of Chinese Economy (working title)


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