FinGeo Forum – Doing financial geography research during and after COVID-19

Session 1: Wednesday 8 July 2020 1700-1800 BST / 1200-1300 EDT Register for this session at: https://forms.gle/usqpCyxS7CSVodtM9 Session 2: Thursday 9 July 2020 0900-1000 BST / 1600-1700 SGT Register for this session at: https://forms.gle/w1jMAgq5A6AxXjDj7 The Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) invites you to join us for ‘FinGeo Forum: Doing financial geography research during and after COVID-19’. The Forum will be […]

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Geofinance between national and firm internationalization strategies: an analysis of the Italian banking system across borders 

– Silvia Grandi and Christian Sellar – The relationship between governmental economic policies, the international strategies of banks, and firms’ internationalization is an intriguing phenomenon which is not yet fully investigated by financial geographers. Our paper analyzes the geographical patterns of Italian banks’ international network in order to answer the following research questions: 1) What are […]

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FinGeo Doctoral Dissertation Prize 2020 – Apply by 1st of June 2020!

  Sponsored by The European Financial Geography Network EUFINGEO, Vrije Universiteit Brussels The Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) seeks to award its Dissertation Prize to an outstanding dissertation in the field of financial geography. While we seek to attract dissertations with a clear spatial component, we wish to encourage applications from a range of […]

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2 PhD Vacancies – Deadline 15 May 2020 – ‘Peripheral Debt: Money, Risk and Politics in Eastern Europe’ – Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

Max-Planck-Institut für ethnologische Forschung Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology is one of the leading centres for research in social anthropology. Common to all research projects at the Max Planck Institute is the comparative analysis of social change; it is primarily in this domain that its researchers contribute […]

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From a pandemic to a global financial meltdown?

– Martin Sokol – What will be the economic consequences of the pandemic? Are we heading for a wide-spread economic collapse? Is a global financial meltdown coming? In the current fast-evolving situation, it is difficult to predict how this will end. One thing is increasingly clear though: the hope that economic life will quickly return […]

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Economic Development and Variegated Financialization in Emerging Economies

– Ewa Karwowski  – Some academics and economic commentators have argued that we are living in an age of ‘de-globalisation’. Given a looming no-deal Brexit and the lunacy of the Trump presidency—especially considering their impacts on international trade, regional integration and global governance—this view is not too far-fetched. However, the de-globalisation argument draws heavily on […]

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2019/11/26-28: Financialization and Development in the Global South, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Call for papers: Financialization and Development in the Global South Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 26 to 28 November 2019 From 26 to 28 November 2019, SOMO, Centro Cultural de la Cooperación Floreal Gorini and the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), with scholars from the University of Buenos Aires and the University […]

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Lead Firms and Sectoral Resilience: How Goldman Sachs Weathered the Global Financial Crisis

—Michael A. Urban, Vladimír Pažitka, Stefanos Ioannou and Dariusz Wójcik— The concept of economic resilience finds its roots in resilience thinking in ecology. As a result, much of the resilience literature tends to assume that sectoral and regional resilience are determined by the characteristics of regions and sectors such as their productivity, their labor skills […]

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Commemoration of Professor Eike W. Schamp

Professor Eike W. Schamp was one of Germany’s most influential economic geographers and a pioneer in the field of financial geography. He has inspired many of today’s FinGeo scholars in Germany and other countries. His professorship in Frankfurt was, among others, ideally suited to help him studying international financial centres. After holding positions as Professor […]

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2019/05/27 – Brisbane, AUS – The 7th FinGeo Seminar, Financial Geography Down Under

Finance is undoubtedly one of the most globalised and networked phenomena in the world, yet it continues to display enormous geographical diversity in its operation and outcomes. In order to understand finance in its complexity, a global research network with a distinctly geographical approach is required. Griffith Centre for Personal Finance and Superannuation is delighted […]

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2019/09/03 – Oxford, UK – The 2nd Annual Conference of the Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment being held at the University of Oxford from 3-6th September 2019 now has 5 paper prizes worth £8,500 in total. Details are below: BNP Paribas Asset Management Best Paper Prize – £3,000 CFA Institute’s Financial Analysts Journal Paper Prize for Sustainable Investment – £1,500 CFA Institute’s Financial Analysts […]

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