This paper session will take place on:

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, from 11:30 to 15:30 (UTC+2).

Session Chair

This session will be chaired by Kai Koddenbrock. He is leader of the Junior Research Group “The political economy of monetary and economic sovereignty in West Africa compared” at the University of Bayreuth. In 2013 he completed his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Bremen and in 2020 his Habilitation at Goethe University Frankfurt.

Contributors & Papers

Florian Lampe & Anne Löscher:

A post-Keynesian perspective on the eco zone project: Liquidity premiums and external financial fragility in the West African Economic and Monetary Union, Ghana and Nigeria.

Discussant: Jeff Powell

Jeff Powell (et al.):

Financialised Capitalism and the Subordination of Emerging Capitalist Economies.

Discussant: Florian Lampe/Anne Löscher

Fiona Faye:

Food sovereignty politics under the Presidency of Thomas Sankara.

Discussant: Ia Eradze

Ia Eradze:

Financialization of Monetary Policy in a Dollarized Economy: The Case of Georgia.

Discussant: Fiona Faye

Session Outline

Each research paper will have a time slot of approximately 40 minutes:

10 to 15 minutes presentation of the paper

up to 5 minutes co-presentation by one of the participants

20 to 25 minutes discussion