Department of Economics

Professor Costas Lapavitsas

Key information

Roles
Department of Economics Professor of Economics Japan Research Centre Academic Staff, Japan Research Centre Steering Committee Member
Qualifications
BSc (Econ), MSc (Econ), PhD (London)
Building
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office
269
Email address
cl5@soas.ac.uk
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)

Publications

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