Political Economy and Health – Open Lecture Series year III – Academic year 2018/2019

22nd November 2018| 5.30 pm

Michael Mason seminar room, Yvonne Carter Building (Whitechapel Campus) 58, Turner Street E1 2AB

Stavros Mavroudeas: “Financialization Hypothesis: A Creative Contribution or a Theoretical Blind Alley?”

The financialization hypothesis has been interpreted in varying ways. Mavroudeas argues that it misrepresents contemporary developments in capitalism and fails to understand the function of fictitious capital in times of prolonged crisis and stagnation.

Stavros Mavroudeas is a Professor in Political Economy at the University of Macedonia in
Thessaloniki-Greece. He holds a Ph.D in Economics from Birkbeck College. He is an expert in Marxist Political Economy and has published extensively on Macroeconomic Policies, Regulation Theory, and Labour Theory. His research interests are in Political Economy, History of Economic Thought, Development Economics, Labour Economics, Economic Growth.


6th December 2018| 1.30 – 2.30 pm

Clark Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Innovation Centre (Whitechapel Campus), 5, Walden Street E1 2EF

Marianna Fotaki: “Choice and Equity in Healthcare: What Theory and Evidence Suggest?”

Patient choice is a widely used tool to achieve desired policy goals and improve efficiency in public health. However, pre-existing inequalities could influence patient’s access to information its ability to choose. Fotaki presents a multidisciplinary framework to explain rationale, process, and outcomes of patients’ decision-making.

Marianna Fotaki is a Professor in Business Ethics at the University of Warwick. She holds a degree in Medicine and Health Economics, and a Ph.D in Public Policy from LSE. She has worked for Médecins du Monde and Doctors without Borders. She co-directs the Centre for Health and Public Interest (CHPI) and is Senior Editor for Organization Studies. Her research interests revolve around business ethics, institutional corruption, markets, consumerism, and leadership in public services, and gender and ethics of diversity in organisations.


21st February 2019| 6 pm

Michael Mason seminar room, Yvonne Carter Building (Whitechapel Campus) 58, Turner Street E1 2AB

Alfredo Saad Filho: “The Rise and Rise of Authoritarian Neoliberalism”

Ten years after the beginning of 2008 financial crisis, Filho explores Neoliberalism as a stage in the development of capitalism underpinned by financialization, how it has permeated every day’s life, and what are the possible alternatives.

Alfredo Saad-Filho is Professor of Political Economy at SOAS University of London and was a senior economic affairs officer at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. He has published extensively on the political economy of development, industrial policy, neoliberalism, democracy, alternative economic policies, Latin American political and economic development, inflation and stabilisation, and the labour theory of value and its applications.

Organised by

Queen Mary University of London * International Health and Political Economy of Health Research Group

With the Support of

International Association of Health Policy in Europe * International Initiative for
Promoting Political Economy * London Interdisciplinary Social Science
Doctoral Training Partnership

All lectures are free and open to the public.
For any query, please contact the organising
committee of IHPEH Open Lectures:
Arianna Rotulo (a.rotulo@qmul.ac.uk),
Dr Jonathan Filippon (j.g.filippon@qmul.ac.uk)
and Dr Elias Kondilis (e.kondilis@qmul.ac.uk)




LINK https://iahponline.wordpress.com/2018/11/11/political-economy-and-health-open-lecture-series-year-iii-academic-year-2018-2019/

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