Personal finance, currently focusing on the disintegration of insurance pools and the disincentives to household saving. Other active interests in: Chinese multinational business; impact of ‘academisation’ on knowledge; social economics; foundations of the market economy.
Knowledge Monopolies: The Academisation of Society (with M Shipman), Imprint Academic, 2006
University under siege? European Societies 7(1), 2005, 157-85 (with P Baert).
Lauding the leisure class: symbolic content and conspicuous consumption, Review of Social Economy 63(2), 2004, 277-289.
Coal liquefaction, Shenhua Group and China’s energy security, European Management Journal 22(2), 2004, 150-64 (with P Nolan and H Rui)
Pragmatism, realism and the economist/economy divide, Foundations of Science 8(1), 2003, 23-50.
Ignoring commercial reality, in E Fullbrook (ed), The Crisis in Economics London: Routledge, 2003
The Globalization Myth, Icon Books, 2002
Privatized production, socialized consumption? Review of Social Economy 59(3), 2001, 331-352.
Transcending Transaction, Routledge, 2001
The Market Revolution and its Limits, Routledge, 1999
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