Invitiation to a seminar on: International Financial Flows and Financial Crises

Invitiation to  a seminar on: International Financial Flows and  Financial Crises

The African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE), in association with the Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED) has the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar on ‘International Financial Flows and Financial Crisis Seminar’ .


The lecture will look at the trend of liberalisation of financial markets over the past two decades and their impact, including some of the factors that led to the global financial crisis. It will also cover the growth in financialisation and the challenges that it creates for economic growth.

Date: Thursday, 8 September 2016
Time: From 18h30 (Refreshments from 18:00)
Venue: CCRED, 2nd Floor 5 Sturdee Avenue Rosebank
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José Gabriel Palma is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Economics, Cambridge University. He has a D. Phil in Economics from Oxford University, a PHD from Cambridge University (by incorporation) and a D. Phil in Political Science from Sussex University. He worked during the Government of Salvador Allende in the nationalisation of the copper industry, and after his graduate work in the UK he worked as a lecturer at the universities of London, Sussex, Oxford and Cambridge. He has published articles and books dealing with the economics of developing countries, with a strong focus on Latin America and Asia. He has also written extensively on inequality, financial liberalisation and financial crises, industrial policy, de-industrialisation, the history of ideas in development economics and politics, and Latin American economic history.