Neoliberalism

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In this session, we’ll discuss neoliberalism in its global context. What is neoliberalism? How did neoliberalism become hegemonic around the globe? How did the United States government use international financial institutions to push neoliberalism on other countries? What are the consequences of neoliberalism?

This session will be led by Lara Merling of the International Trade Union Confederation.

Reading List

Title Author
Behind the Development Banks: Washington Politics, World Poverty, and the Wealth of Nations Sarah Babb
Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective Ha-Joon Chang
A History of Heterodox Economics: Challenging the Mainstream in the Twentieth Century Frederic Sterling Lee
The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy Mariana Mazzucato
Trade and Development Reports, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development United Nations report
The Origin of Capitalism Ellen Meiksins Wood
How to be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century Erik Olin Wright