Anastasia Nesvetailova

Anastasia Nesvetailova is Professor of International Political Economy at City, University of London, where she also directs City Political Economy Research Centre (CITYPERC).   

Anastasia’s main research focuses on the structure of the global financial system, processes of financialization, financial crises and governance. Her key publications include Fragile Finance: Debt, Speculation and Crisis in the Age of Global Credit (2007), Financial Alchemy in Crisis: The Great Liquidity Illusion  (2010) and Shadow Banking Scope, Origins Theories (2017). In addition, Prof. Nesvetailova has authored numerous academic and media articles on financial crises, stability and regulation.

She is currently working on the political economy of financial innovation, systemic risk, shadow banking and wealth management. Between 2015 and 2016, Anastasia served as member of the Economic Advisory Panel to the Shadow Chancellor of the UK.  

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