Sokol, M. (2013). Towards a ‘Newer’ Economic Geography? Injecting Finance and Financialisation into Economic Geographies.

This paper argues that the ongoing financial and economic crisis creates an opportunity for economic geography to move to a centre stage of academic debates about the nature of contemporary capitalism. Such a ‘newer’ economic geography needs to start by injecting finance and financialisation into conceptualisations of economies and their uneven geographies and by re-engaging with the issues of value(s), value flows and circuits of value. The paper highlights one particular aspect of circuits of value that takes a form of credit–debt relationship. [Read More]