32nd PKES Annual Workshop

Key information

10:00 am to 7:00 pm
SOAS - University of London
Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre (BGLT)

About this event

SOAS is hosting the 32nd Annual Workshop of the Post-Keynesian Economics Society.

The workshop will cover a wide range of contemporary topics, including financialisation, asset manager capitalism, gender effects on economic development and the political economy of exchange rates and inflation.


10:00 – 12:00 Panel 1. Chair: Christina Wolf, University of Hertfordshire

  • Ariane Agunsoye, Goldsmiths, University of London: Lived finance rationality: re-evaluating our understanding of financially responsible behaviour

  • Jennifer Churchill, University of the West of England: Questioning the panacea of global pension reform
  • Ruth Badru, University of Bristol: Gender effects on the path of economic development – evidence for developed, semi-industrialized, and low-income agricultural economies (with Stephanie Seguino)

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break

13:00 – 15:30 Panel 2. Chair: Maria Nikolaidi, University of Greenwich

  • Jo Michell, University of the West of England: PKES Annual Report 
  • Geoff Tily, TUC: Vicky Chick  
  • Jordan Melmiès, University of Lille: Product downsizing, hidden price increase, shrinkflation: a post-Keynesian macroeconomic perspective
  • Esra Nur Ugurlu, University of Leeds: Political economic drivers of real exchange rate levels (with Arslan Razmi)
  • Giorgos Galanis, Queen Mary, University of London: A fundamentalists' profits paradox (with Joep Lustenhouwer and Giorgio Ricchiuti)

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 18:00 Panel 3 in celebration of the work of Engelbert Stockhammer

  • Chair: Yannis Dafermos, SOAS University of London
  • Joel Rabinovich, King’s College London: Making sense of corporate financialisation (with Niall Reddy)
  • Nina Kaltenbrunner, University of Leeds: International financial subordination in the age of asset manager capitalism (with Bruno Bonizzi)
  • Engelbert Stockhammer, King’s College London: Financial cycles, currency hierarchies and the state

19:00 Dinner

Organising committee

  • Yannis Dafermos (SOAS - University of London)
  • Maria Nikolaidi (University of Greenwich)
  • Christina Wolf (University of Hertfordshire)