Sabotage and Covid-19

Financial malpractice, we’re told, is an aberration: the actions of a few bad apples deviating from the norms of a market-governed process and gaming the system.
Anastasia Nesvetailova and Ronen Palan blow this fiction apart for you, showing that sabotage is not an anomaly, but part of the business model of finance – and always has been.
And how will the finance sector be likely to respond to the Covid-19 Crisis and government policy initiatives to support the economy? Is this going to be a rerun of 2008 for them?

Anastasia Nesvetailova

Anastasia is the Director of the City Political Economy Research Centre and author of numerous academic and media articles on financial crises and stability. She teaches at City University, London. …

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Ronen Palan

Ronen Palan is Professor of International Political Economy at City University, London. He has written extensively on the political economy of the state and globalization, as well as specializing in …

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