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“Financialization Hypothesis: A Creative Contribution or a Theoretical Blind Alley?”, S. Mavroudeas, 22nd November 2018, 5.30 pm – Queen Mary University of London

OPEN LECTURE SERIES YEAR III – Academic year 2018/2019


Political Economy and Health

“Developing a Dialogue Between Political Economy and Public Health”


22nd November 2018| 5.30 pm

Michael Mason seminar room, Yvonne Carter Building (Whitechapel Campus) 58, Turner Street E1 2AB

Stavros Mavroudeas: “Financialization Hypothesis: A Creative Contribution or a Theoretical Blind Alley?”

The  financialization  hypothesis  has  been  interpreted  in  varying  ways.  Mavroudeas  argues  that  it  misrepresents  contemporary developments in capitalism and fails to understand the function of fictitious capital in times of prolonged crisis and stagnation.


 Stavros Mavroudeas is a Professor in Political Economy at the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki-Greece. He holds a Ph.D in Economics from Birkbeck College. He is an expert in Marxist Political Economy and has published extensively on Macroeconomic Policies, Regulation Theory, and Labour Theory. His research interests are in Political Economy, History of Economic Thought, Development Economics, Labour Economics, Economic Growth.

All lectures are free and open to the public.



For any query, please contact the organising committee of IHPEH Open Lectures:

 Arianna Rotulo (a.rotulo@qmul.ac.uk),

Dr Jonathan Filippon (j.g.filippon@qmul.ac.uk) and

Dr Elias Kondilis (e.kondilis@qmul.ac.uk)