Dr Costas Lapavitsasteaches 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.