Malcolm C. Sawyer
Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Leeds. Principal Investigator of the. Financialisation Economy Society and Sustainable Development project. Managing Editor of the International Review of Applied Economics. Series Editor, New Directions in Modern Economics, published by Edward Elgar. Co-edit (with Philip Arestis) International Papers in Political Economy published annually by Palgrave Macmillan
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MSc Econ, University of London
BA Mathematics, University of Oxford
2010 to date: Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Leeds
Principal Investigator, EU funded project Financialisation Economy Society and Sustainable Development (running December 2011 to November 2016)
2005-2008: Pro- Dean for Learning and Teaching, Faculty of Business, University of Leeds
1991 - 2010: Professor of Economics, University of Leeds
1978-1990: Reader and then Professor of Economics, University of York
1974-1975: Administrator, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris
1968-1977: Lecturer in Economics, University College London
1998 to date: Senior Visiting Fellow, Jerome Levy Economics Institute, USA
1997: Research Fellow, Jerome Levy Economics Institute, USA
2008 Visiting scholar, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
1998-2003: Member, Council of Royal Economic Society
1986 to date: Managing editor, International Review of Applied Economics
1993 to date: Co-editor, International Papers in Political Economy
1985: Consultant to O.E.C.D., EU, National Institute for Economic and Social Research Editor, New Directions in Modern Economics for Edward Elgar Publishing
(i) Fiscal policy, and the economics of austerity, developing the need for active budgetary policies. Monetary policy including critique of inflation targeting and the development of alternative approaches to monetary policy and its objectives
(ii) Financialisation and the role of the financial sector, including the evolution of financial systems and the impacts of financialisation on the real economy and society.
(iii) Analysis of the European single currency, with particular focus on the development of an alternative policy framework for the euro.
(iv) The development of Post Keynesian/Kaleckian macro-economics,
(v) The economics of Michal Kalecki, with particular reference to his analyses of money and of inflation, and the development of his and others’ ideas on the role of endogenous money in an industrialised economy.
(vi) The intellectual and institutional obstacles to full employment.
My recent papers are available on:
- Principal Investigator, EU funded project Financialisation Economy Society and Sustainable Development (running December 2011 to November 2016)
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