Book launch: Capital Order, How Economists Invented Austerity and Paved the Way to Fascism
|When:||Thursday, 23 March 2023 - Thursday, 23 March 2023|
Parktown Management Campus
North Lodge, 2 St David's Place, Parktown, Johannesburg
|Cost:||Free but registration is required|
SCIS invites you to a launch of Professor Clara E. Mattei's book, Capital Order, How Economists Invented Austerity and Paved the Way to Fascism on 23 March 2023
Clara E. Mattei is an Associate Professor in Economics at The New School for Social Research of New York City and was a member of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton in 2018-2019.
Her research focuses on the relationship between fiscal, monetary, and industrial policies in contemporary capitalism. In particular, she studies the logic of austerity policies and how they shape our society.
Her recent book, Capital Order: How Economists Invented Austerity and Paved the Way to Fascism (University of Chicago Press, November 2022) has received widespread acclamation: A Financial Times Best Book of the Year “A must-read, with key lessons for the future.”—Thomas PikettyAdd event to calendar