Contributors Biographies

Prof Nigel Allington Prof Nigel Allington, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, is a member of the Centre for Economic and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge; Fellow and Director of Studies in Economics, Downing College, University of Cambridge, and Fellow Research Professor of Applied Macroeconomics, Grenoble Ecole de Management. He has published widely in academic journal. His most recent publication is ‘From Hubris to Disgrace: The Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Finance in the 21st Century’ (published by Routledge, April 2015).

Prof Philip Arestis

Prof Philip Arestis is University Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK; Professor of Economics, Department of Applied Economics V, Universidad del País Vasco, Spain; Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Utah, US; Research Associate, Levy Economics Institute, New York, US; Visiting Professor, Leeds Business School, University of Leeds, UK; Professorial Research Associate, Department of Finance and Management Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK. He was awarded the British Hispanic Foundation ‘Queen Victoria Eugenia’ award (2009-2010); also awarded the ‘homage’ prize for his contribution to the spread of Keynesian Economics in Brazil by the Brazilian Keynesian Association (AKB), 15 August 2013. He served as Chief Academic Adviser to the UK Government Economic Service (GES) on Professional Developments in Economics (2005-2013). He has published widely in academic journals, and he is, and has been, on the editorial board of a number of economics journals. He is a Trustee of The Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics

Prof Terry Barker

Prof Terry Barker is Honorary Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, and Senior Department Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR), Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge. He is also Chairman of Cambridge Econometrics Ltd and Founder of the Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics. He was a Co-ordinating Lead Author (CLA) for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Third and Fourth Assessment Reports 2001 and 2007 taking responsibility for the chapters on greenhouse gas mitigation from a cross-sectoral perspective. He is an applied economist with over 100 articles and book chapters published mainly on the topics of economic modelling, international trade, and climate change mitigation. His research interests are in developing large-scale models of the energy-environment-economy (E3) system designed to address the issue of global decarbonisation and he has led teams developing models at the UK, European and global scales.

Prof Luiz Fernando de Paula Prof Luiz Fernando de Paula is Professor of Economics at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, and Researcher of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), both in Brazil .He is currently the Chairman of the Brazilian Keynesian Association (AKB). He has been Visiting Research Fellow at St Antony's College (2000-2001) and at the Centre for Brazilian Studies (2006), University of Oxford. He has published a lot of papers in books (chapters) and academic journals (Cambridge Journal of Economics, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, ECLAC Review, International Review of Applied Economics, Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, etc.), and has edited (with Prof Arestis) Monetary Union in South America (Edward Elgar, 2003) and Financial Liberalization and Economic Performance in Emerging Countries (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008). He is also author of Financial Liberalization and Economic Performance: Brazil at the Crossroads (Routledge, 2011). His research interests are in the areas of macroeconomic policy, monetary economics, banking, international financial flows and Post Keynesian economics.

Professor Fernando Ferrari Filho

Professor Fernando Ferrari Filho has completed post-doctoral programs in economics at the universities of Cambridge and Tennessee. His Ph.D. in economics was awarded by the University of São Paulo. He is a Full Professor of Economics at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and a Fellow Research in Economics at CNPq, Brazil. His researches are related to Keynesian economics, macroeconomics, the Brazilian economy and the international monetary system. He has published in the following journals: the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, the Journal of Economic Issues, Intervention, and Investigación Económica.

Dr Yiannis Kitromilides

Dr Yiannis Kitromilides is an Associate Member of the Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge. He had previously taught at the University of Greenwich, University of Westminster, University of Middlesex, and at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His main research interests include economics of climate change, economic policymaking, nationalisation of banking, and the shortcomings and limitations of deficit reduction policies. He has published in these areas in academic journals and contributed to edited books.

Dr Dic Lo Dr Dic Lo is Reader in Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK. His areas of interests are China and globalization, Soviet-type economic systems and their transformation, East Asian economic institutions and development, and comparative political economy. He is the author of many journal articles and three books, Alternatives to Neoliberal Globalization: Studies in the Political Economy of Institutions and Late Development (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), China’s Transformational Growth: A Structural-Institutional Analysis (in Chinese, Economic Science Press, 2001) and Market and Institutional Regulation in Chinese Industrialisation, 1978-1994 (Macmillan, 1997). He is a member of the editorial board of Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, and is associate editor of the Chinese quarterly journal China Review of Political Economy.

Prof John McCombie Prof John McCombie, is Director of the Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and Fellow in Economics, Downing College Cambridge. He is currently an editor of Spatial Economic Analysis and he was an editor of Regional Studies. His research interests include the study of national and regional growth disparities, EU regional policy, economic growth and the balance-of-payments constraint, and criticisms of the aggregate production function and conventional measures of the rate of technical progress. In 2007/8, he was a specialist advisor to the House of Lords European Union Sub-committee on Economic and Financial Affairs and International Trade, which examined EU regional policy. He has been an economic consultant to the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. His most recent co-edited books are Issues in Finance and Monetary Policy, Palgrave Macmillan (2007), The European Union: Current Problems and Prospects, Palgrave Macmillan (2007), and Economic Growth. New Directions in Theory and Policy Edward Elgar (2007).

Prof Ozlem Onaran Prof Özlem Onaran is Professor of Workforce and Economic Development Policy at the University of Greenwich. She has done extensive research on issues of inequality, employment, globalization, crisis, and wage-led growth. She has directed research projects for the International Labour Organisation, the Vienna Chamber of Labour, the Austrian Science Foundation, and is currently working on a project funded by the Institute for New Economic Thinking. She is member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Hans Boeckler Foundation, member of the Coordinating Committee of the Research Network Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies, member of the Policy Advisory Group of the Women’s Budget Group, and a research associate at the Political Economy Research Institute of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has more than sixty articles in books and peer reviewed journals such as Cambridge Journal of Economics, World Development, Environment and Planning A, Public Choice, Economic Inquiry, European Journal of Industrial Relations, International Review of Applied Economics, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Eastern European Economics, and Review of Political Economy.

Dr Cem Oyvat Dr Cem Oyvat is a lecturer at the University of Greenwich in the Department of International Business and Economics. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst in 2014 with a dissertation titled Essays on the Evolution of Inequality. His research interests include development economics, macroeconomics, international economics, income distribution and political economy.

Prof Malcolm Sawyer
Prof Malcolm Sawyer is Emeritus Professor of Economics, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK. He is the principal investigator for the European Union funded research project Financialisation, Economy, Society and Sustainable Development (FESSUD: He is managing editor of the International Review of Applied Economics, on the editorial board of a range of journals, and editor of the series New Directions in Modern Economics. He has published widely in the areas of post-Keynesian and Kaleckian economics, industrial economics, and the UK and European economies. He has authored 11 books and edited 24, has published over 100 papers in refereed journals, and contributed chapters to over 100 books.

Prof Howard Stein is a Professor in the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan and also teaches in the Department of Epidemiology. He is a development economist educated in Canada, the US and the UK. He is the editor or author of more than a dozen books and collections and more than 100 journal articles, book chapters and reviews. He has published papers on subjects including foreign aid, finance and development, structural adjustment, health and development, institutional transformation and development, industrial policy, export processing zones, agricultural policy and rural property right transformation. His most recent books are Beyond the World Bank Agenda: An Institutional Approach to Development (University of Chicago Press, 2008, paperback edition, 2014), Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies (Oxford University Press, January,2012) co-edited with Joseph Stiglitz, Akbar Noman, and Kwesi Botchway and Gendered Insecurities, Health, and Development in Africa (Routledge, 2012) co-edited with Amal Fadlalla. He was also the principal coauthor of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Economic Report for Africa 2014, Dynamic Industrialization in Africa: Innovative Institutions, Effective Processes and Flexible Mechanism.

No picture Dr Ahmad Seyf joined Regent's University London after nearly 30 years of teaching and research experience in the UK institutions of higher education. Before joining the University, he taught for 21 years at the University of Staffordshire.

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