2 x Research Associate in Finance and Geography – University of Oxford [Deadline 1st of October]

The School of Geography and the Environment is seeking to appoint two Research Associates in Finance and Geography to contribute to the project led by Professor Dariusz Wójcik entitled ‘Cities in Global Financial Networks: Financial and Business Services and Development in the 21st Century’ (acronym CityNet). The project has received funding from the European Research […]

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FinGeo AGM – 5th of October 2020, 1pm BST

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are very much delighted to invite to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) to talk to us about FinGeo’s work this year and what we have in store for members in the years to come! Register in advance for the AGM here: […]

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Financialization and the authoritarian state: the case of Russia

– Anna Mishura and Svetlana Ageeva Financialization as a global process can take on specific forms in economy with a state that has signs of authoritarianism. In Russia the state-led financialization has been taking place largely through the domestic banking sector and the realm of “digital financialization”. It manifests in growing financial inclusion, digitalization, remote […]

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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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