33rd PKES Annual Workshop

SOAS, University of London

10 Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG
Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT), Main Building
13 Jun 2024 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.


10:00 – 12:00 Panel 1

Rex A. McKenzie, Kingston University: Ground rent dynamics in residential housing markets in England -theoretical foundations

Christina Wolf, University of Hertfordshire: Between ‘long-neoliberalism’ and state-capitalist cures: East German de- and re-industrialisation since 1990

Josh Ryan-Collins, UCL: Monetary-fiscal policy coordination: Lessons from Covid-19 for the climate and biodiversity emergencies (with Katie Kedward and Hugues Chenet)

Chair: Maria Nikolaidi, University of Greenwich

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break

13:00 – 15:30 Panel 2

Jo Michell, University of the West of England: PKES Annual Report

Sophie van Huellen, University of Manchester: The political economy of pricing and price risk in Ghana’s cocoa marketing system

Ewa Karwowski, King’s College: Financialisation and taxation: undermining democratic cohesion in South Africa (with Matt Barlow)

Carolyn Sissoko, University of the West of England: Is financial innovation market-driven or bank-driven? The case of private equity in the 1980s

Chair: Christina Wolf, University of Hertfordshire

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 18:00 Panel 3

Eric Kemp-Benedict, University of Leeds: Bridging Kalecki and Kaldor with classical-evolutionary technological change

Özlem Onaran, University of Greenwich: The employment effects of public spending in infrastructure, the care economy and the green economy: The case of emerging economies (with Cem Oyvat)

Elena Almeida, LSE: Macroeconomic implications of deforestation and land use change

Chair: Yannis Dafermos, SOAS University of London

19:00 Dinner

If you have any questions, please contact Maria Nikolaidi (email: The event is free of charge and there is no need for registration. Please send an email to Maria Nikolaidi ( if you wish to join us for dinner (at your own expense).


Organising committee

Yannis Dafermos, Maria Nikolaidi, Christina Wolf