Current Scholarship
Towards a sociology of state investment funds? sovereign wealth funds and state-business relations in Saudi Arabia

Alexis Montambault Trudelle, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

What kind of power relations are maintained or established in the process of sovereign wealth funds development? This article contributes to rentier state debates and broader political economy scholarship by showing how state investment funds hinge on ancillary networks of social institutions, often generated from ingrained formal and informal interactions between states and society.
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Towards a sociology of state investment funds? sovereign wealth funds and state-business relations in Saudi Arabia

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The power of folk ideas in economic policy and the central bank–commercial bank analogy

Sebastian Diessner, Leiden University, The Hague, Netherlands

This article argues that policy-makers’ non-expert or ‘folk’ ideas can affect policy outcomes in a way that challenges the assumption of economic policy-making being guided by expert ideas emanating from the realm of economics and other sciences.
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The power of folk ideas in economic policy and the central bank–commercial bank analogy

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Financialized savings in public water governance: An illustrative case study in the arid American West

Christopher Gibson, California State University, Fullerton

How does financialization of the economy impact public governance of natural resources? This article interrogates the influence that financial markets have over public policy, showing that elected governance officials engage in the commodification of money, encouraging the further commodification of environmental resources.
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Financialized savings in public water governance: An illustrative case study in the arid American West

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Sovereign Solvency as Monetary Power

Karina Patrício Ferreira Lima, University of Leeds School of Law

This article reconceptualizes sovereign insolvency from a money-centred perspective. Sovereign insolvencies are inherent to the asymmetric character of global liquidity, rather than solely the product of fiscal misfortunes or mismanagement. To correct those asymmetries, it is necessary to reset the international monetary system.
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Sovereign Solvency as Monetary Power

Call for Participation – Students and Emerging Scholars
2020 APPEAL Workshop:Law and Political Economy: Meeting the Challenges of Our Times

Call for Participation – Students and Emerging Scholars
2020 APPEAL Workshop:
Law and Political Economy: Meeting the Challenges of Our Times
Co-sponsored by the Institute for New Economic Thinking, Young Scholars Initiative (Law and Finance…
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2020 APPEAL Workshop:Law and Political Economy: Meeting the Challenges of Our Times

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers
2020 Conference, Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting

October 16 & 17, 2020
Bocconi University, Milano
The Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting (JLFA) is pleased to announce its 10th conference, 
to be held in Milano on Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17, 2020. 
The conference is organized by Bocconi University.
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2020 Conference, Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting

Conference
Inaugural LPE Project Conference – Call for Papers: “Law and Political Economy: Democracy After Neoliberalism”

The Law and Political Economy Project’s inaugural conference, to be held April 3rd & 4th, 2020 at Yale Law School, will be an opportunity for LPE scholars to come together to identify and develop pressing questions for law and political…
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Inaugural LPE Project Conference – Call for Papers: “Law and Political Economy: Democracy After Neoliberalism”