SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies

Dr Jorge Garcia-Arias

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Garcia-Arias Jorge
Department of Development Studies

Research Associate

Name:
Dr Jorge Garcia-Arias
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SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
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Russell Square: College Buildings

Biography

Jorge Garcia-Arias is conducting research on the Neoliberal Development Agenda, specifically in terms of the intersections between financialization, neoliberalism, climate change and financing for development, in the broader framework settled down by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Dr Garcia-Arias is an Associate Professor at the University of Leon (Spain), and co-convener of the MA in International Development and Cooperation, jointly offered by the Universities of Burgos, Leon, Salamanca and Valladolid. Jorge’s main research lines are connected with Critical Development Studies (neoliberalism; development finance; Latin America) and International Political Economy (financialization; EU crisis; political ecology).
For further information regarding research, teaching experience and supervision themes please visit: http://jorgegarciaarias.unileon.es

 
Authored Books
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2002) Economía Política de la Estabilidad Cambiaria. Una Perspectiva desde la Teoría de los Bienes Públicos Globales. Madrid: Consejo Economico y Social de España. (The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Stability. A Global Public Goods Perspective).
Articles
  • Mediavilla, Juanjo and Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2019) Philanthrocapitalism as a Neoliberal (Development Agenda) Artefact. Philanthropic Discourse and Hegemony in (Financing for) International Development. Globalizations. [Forthcoming] https://doi.org/10.1080/14747731.2018.1560187
  • Macias, Alfredo and Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2018) Financialization, Institutional Reform and Structural Change in the Bolivian Boom (2006-2014). Latin American Perspectives, 46(2): 47-64
  • Fernandez-Huerga, Eduardo and Garcia-Arias, Jorge and Salvador, Ana (2017) Labor Supply: Towards the Construction of an Alternative Conception from Post-Keynesian and Institutional Economics. Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 47(4): 576-599.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge and Horn, Laura and Toporowski, Jan (2017) Perspectives on Financialization and Crisis in Europe. Revista de Economía Mundial/Journal of World Economy, 46: 17-26. 2017.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2015) International Financialisation and the Systemic Approach to International Financing for Development. Global Policy, 6(1): 24-33. 2015.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge and Pardo Fanjul, Ana and Salvador, Ana (2015) A Re-interpretation of ‘Traditional’ and ‘New’ Economic Methodologies from Dow’s Modes of Thought Theory (original in Spanish). Revista de Ciencias Sociales, 21 (1): 72-85.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge and Macias, Alfredo and Fernandez-Huerga, Eduardo (2014) Innovative Financing for Development: a Deus ex Machina for funding post-2015 development agenda?. Revista de Economía Mundial/Journal of World Economy, 36: 49-70.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2013) The Systemic Approach to International Financing for Development and the Need for a World Tax and Financial Organization. European Journal of Development Research, 25(1): 60-77.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge and Fernandez-Huerga, Eduardo and Salvador, Ana (2013) European Periphery Crises, International Financial Markets, and Democracy. The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 72(4): 826-850.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2009) Could the Theory of Modes of Thought explain some of the differences between mainstream and keynesian/postkeynesian economics? (original in Spanish). Revista de Ciencias Sociales, 15(4): 573-585.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2008) International Finance and Development: Opportunity or Threat?. CEPAL Review, 96: 157-172.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2006) Information Cascades and Currency Crises: a Theoretical Analysis. Investigacion Economica, 255: 61-90.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2004) Globalization and the State: Myths and Lessons from Financial Globalization (original in Spanish). Comercio Exterior, 54(10): 856-73.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2004) A New Analitycal Framework for Public Goods. The Global Public Goods Theory (original in Spanish). Estudios de Economia Aplicada, 22(2):187-212.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2004) Exchange Rate Stability as a Global Public Good. Some Considerations on Efficiency (original in Spanish). Información Comercial Española, Revista de Economía, 816:45-60.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2002) The Exchange and Financial Crisis in the ASEAN-4. Dysfunctional Financial Liberalization and Herd Behavior” (original in Spanish). Problemas del Desarrollo. Revista Latinoamericana de Economía, 33(129): 9-42.
  • Aguera Sirgo, Jose Manuel and Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2000) Distorsions of the International Financial System. A Currency Financial Transactions Tax as Alternative” (original in Spanish), Revista de Economía Mundial/Journal of World Economy, 2: 9-39. 2000.

Edited Books or Journals
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge and Horn, Laura and Toporowski, Jan, (eds.) (2017) Special Issue: Financialization and Crises in Europe. (Revista de Economía Mundial/Journal of World Economy; 46)
Book Reviews
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2016) 'Review of: Polarizing Development: Alternatives to Neoliberalism and the Crisis, by Lucia Pradella and Thomas Marois. London: Pluto Press.’. Political Studies Review, 14(3).
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2015) 'Review of: Governing the World? Cases in Global Governance, by Sophie Harman and David Williams. Abingdon: Routledge.’. Political Studies Review, 13(4).
Monographs and Working Papers
  • Mediavilla, Juanjo and Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2018) Philanthrocapitalism and Hegemony in (Financing for) Development. The Philanthropic Discourse as a Neoliberal (Development Agenda) Artefact”. Departamento de Economia, ULE, Working Paper 01/18.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge and Fernandez-Huerga, Eduardo and Salvador, Ana (2011) European Periphery Crises, International Financial Markets, and Democracy: Moving Towards a Globalized Neofeudalism?”. Research on Money and Finance, Discussion Paper 34, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2011) International financing for development and the need for a World Tax and Financial Organization. IIPPE Working Paper 11. SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London.
  • Garcia-Arias, Jorge (2003) Modos de pensamiento en Economía: Pensamiento Único vs. Pensamiento en Dow. Departamento de Economia, ULE, Working Paper 01/03.

Other
  • Alonso, Jose Antonio and Carrasco, Javier and Garcia-Arias, Jorge and Garcimartín, Carlos and López Sabater, Veronica and Marín, Ainhoa and Mataix, Carlosa nd Muriel, Victoria and Olivié, Iliana and Pérez, Aitor (2015) Mobilizing the resources and the means of support to enforce the post-2015 development agenda. (original in Spanish). Report of the Academic Experts Committee to inform the Spanish position in the United Nations III International Conference in Financing for Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, July 2015. Secretaria General de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (SGCID), Spanish Foreign Office.