The International Studies Public Forum (ISPF) presents

"The Global Financial Crisis: Long Run Causes and Long Term Issues"
with Mark Blyth, Brown University

Thursday, March 10, 2011
3:30-5:00 p.m. 
Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100 

Mark Blyth is a faculty fellow at the Watson Institute, professor of international political economy at Brown University's Political Science Department, and director of Brown University's undergraduate programs in development studies and international relations.  He is the author of Great Transformations: Economic Ideas and Institutional Change in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002); editor of The Routledge Handbook of International Political Economy: IPE as a Global Conversation (New York: Routledge Press, 2009), which surveys different schools of IPE around the globe; and co-editor of a volume on constructivist theory and political economy titled Constructing the International Economy (Cornell University Press, April 2010). He is working on a new book that questions the political and economic sustainability of liberal democracies, called The End of the Liberal World? Another book, Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea, investigates the return to prominence of the idea of a financial orthodoxy following the global financial crisis, and is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.  Blyth is a member of the Warwick Commission on International Financial Reform.  He is a member of the editorial board of the Review of International Political Economy, which is based at the Watson Institute, and his articles have appeared in journals such as the American Political Science Review, Perspectives on Politics, Comparative Politics, and World Politics.

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