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About Costas Lapavitsas

Dr Costas Lapavitsas teaches economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He has done research in the political economy of money and finance, the Japanese economy, the history of economic thought, economic history, and the contemporary world economy. His most recent books are: Profiting Without Producing, Verso, 2013, Crisis in the Eurozone, Verso, 2012, together with several RMF researchers and Financialisation in Crisis, (ed), 2011, Brill.

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Understanding and confronting financialisation

The growth of finance over the last forty years has changed capitalism profoundly. It is time for its critics to grasp the nature and significance of these changes. Only then will the supremacy of finance face an effective challenge.

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