August 06, 2015
The financial crisis reached its apogee in the autumn of 2008: the market for mortgage-backed securities from US mortgage loans imploded. Investors who had made what they thought were safe investments in securities, suddenly found themselves facing massive losses. The writedowns required and the payments due from credit insurance policies brought the financial system to the brink of collapse in a very short space of time.
August 03, 2015
On the political economics of the European Central Bank's bond-buying programme.
March 12, 2015
Actresses that work with diverse, not homogeneous teams, are more successful in their careers
March 10, 2015
Births and birth rates are normally subjects for family sociology or demographics. So what are they doing in a research programme on the political economy of modern capitalism?
March 09, 2015
The birth rate depends on more than just income and childcare facilities – cultural models also exert an influence