Monetary, financial and banking disorders and their consequences for the real economy and society taken as a whole are today at the center of economic debate. In the aftermath of the financial crisis that broke out in 2007, the questions are (...)
The concept of ‘territory’ has been totally neglected by both contemporary economic theory and the dominant discourse of globalization. The former has difficulty finding a place for it between a macroeconomic approach that favors national (...)
Economic globalization is at once a factor of growth and a source of social transformation. It allows economies of scale to be produced but at the same time separates producers from consumers (as well as from other producers). It in this way (...)
The extension of the sphere of the market seems without limit but can the same modes of production, distribution and consumption be applied to goods as varied as biodiversity, natural resources, industrial products, personal care, culture, (...)
The organization of production, exchange and consumption is decisively shaped by large public and private actors: businesses, multinationals, distributors, research laboratories, states and their agencies, business banks, pension funds and so (...)