The book leverages the insights of key economic experts who were first brought together at Goldsmiths University of London in March 2015 in order to explore alternatives to financialisation. It brings key thinkers into dialogue about what needs to change in our understanding and analysis of the state of the UK economy. Authors speak to the groundswell of interest in wrestling ‘the economy’ away from the orthodox economics expertise that dominates elite policy circles.
Presented as a collection of short essays, this book mobilises a variety of expertise to answer two simple questions: what needs to change in our understanding of the economy? How or why does [it] need to change?
Drawing on a wide range of academic and non-academic experts, each with their own area of specialism, this volume discovers a new collaborative research agenda where the economy is a human, rather than abstract, endeavour.