Economic Worlds


Our research has analysed the changing geographies of the international financial system and the links between global finance and everyday financial lives.


The places and spaces of financialisation

By revealing the ways in which the growing power of money and finance in everyday life is geographically uneven, this research has made an important contribution to inter-disciplinary studies of financialisation and cultural economy approaches to money and finance.

Recent publications

  • Christophers, B., Mann, G. and Leyshon, A, Eds, (Forthcoming 2017) Money and Finance after the Crisis, Wiley, New York.
  • French, S. and Kneale, J. (2015) 'Insuring biofinance: Alcohol, risk and the limits of life', Economic Sociology_the European Electronic Newsletter, 17(1): 16-24.

Relational understandings of international financial centres

Research has revealed the changing form, function and geographies of international financial centres in the run up to and following the financial crisis of 2007-8.

Recent publications



Economic Worlds

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