Professor of Economics, Leeds Beckett University
Jamie Morgan lectures in the Subject Area of Economics, Analytics and International Business. He researches contemporary problems and their socio-economic context, most recently: political transition (Brexit, Trump), corporate tax avoidance, climate change, financialisation, artificial intelligence and social change, and modern forms of slavery. He also has a longstanding interest in the philosophy, methodology and pedagogy of economics.
He co-edits Real World Economics Review with Edward Fullbrook. RWER is the world's largest open source economics journal with over 26,000 subscribers and an average of over one million article downloads per year. He is also the former coordinator of the Association for Heterodox Economists. The AHE shares with the WEA and the Institute for New Economic Thinking a commitment to the need for a renewed and more open approach to economics. Over the last decade, Jamie has published widely in the fields of economics, political economy, philosophy, sociology and international politics.
Cast your mind back a decade or so and consider how the future looked then. A public horizon of Obama-imbued yes we can and a high tide of hope and tolerance expressed in the London Olympics provides one narrative theme;...