The Political Economy of Global Finance: A Network Model

  title={The Political Economy of Global Finance: A Network Model},
  author={Thomas Oatley and William Kindred Winecoff and Andrew Pennock and Sarah Bauerle Danzman},
  journal={Perspectives on Politics},
  pages={133 - 153}
Although the subprime crisis regenerated interest in and stimulated debate about how to study the politics of global finance, it has not sparked the development of new approaches to International Political Economy (IPE), which remains firmly rooted in actor-centered models. We develop an alternative network-based approach that shifts the analytical focus to the relations between actors. We first depict the contemporary global financial system as a network, with a particular focus on its… Expand
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