Financial Crises, Global Tax Evasion and Destructive Growth: Critique of Global Capitalism from Polányian Perspectives
May 2, 2016
6:30 p.m., May 9
Corvinus University of Budapest
Co-author of A Degrowth Project, Éditions Utopia, 2013, spokesperson of the French Degrowth movement, engineer, interdisciplinary researcher and coordinator of Cargonomia social cooperative, Center for Sustainable Logistical Solutions and Local Food Distribution at cargobikes Budapest. He is also one of the coordinators of the next international Degrowth conference to take place in Budapest in September, 2016.
Sociologist, economist. After graduating from Budapest Corvinus University and Central European University, he worked as a researcher at the Institute of Political Science at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. From September 2014 he has been the Chairman of Progressive Hungary Foundation, a think tank dedicated to progressive policy research.
Senior research fellow at the Centre for Economic and Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Institute of World Economics and a professor at the King Sigismund College Budapest. Her research interests include the global accumulation of capital, economic crises, labor markets and problems of development in the (semi-)periphery in- and outside Europe.