Skip navigation

Jeff Powell

Jeff Powell HBA (Honours Business Administration), MA, MSc, PGCHE, PhD

Jeff Powell
HBA (Honours Business Administration), MA, MSc, PGCHE, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Department of International Business and Economics

Business School

Jeff Powell joined the University of Greenwich in 2014 as a Senior Lecturer in Economics. He is also Researcher at the Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU) and Associate Member of the Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre (GPERC).  

He completed doctoral studies in economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His research looked at the distinctive nature of the financialisation of emerging capitalist economies, with a focus on the changes in the funding and investment behaviour of Mexican non-financial firms.  

Previously, Jeff worked as Policy & Campaigns Director of UK development NGO War on Want, and was Director of the UK NGO the Bretton Woods Project, scrutinising the policies and projects of the international financial institutions. He has extensive experience in community-led economic development projects from Southeast Asia to Latin America.

  • Monetary Economics, BSc Economics, Course leader
  • Economic History, BSc Economics, Tutor
  • Researcher, PSIRU
  • Associate Member, GPERC
  • Financialisation; financialisation in emerging capitalist economies; financialisation of the non-financial firm; firm financing and investment
  • Monetary economics and monetary policy
  • Theories of finance and development; history of economic thought
  • Contemporary financing of development; private sector financing; international financial institutions; global economic governance; governance of international finance
  • Financialisation and public services
  • Regional expertise: Latin America (Mexico, Argentina); Southeast Asia (Thailand)
  • Panel time series; SNA and flow of funds analysis; stock-flow consistent macro-modelling; semi-structured interviewing; mixed methods

() . Journal of Latin American Studies. Cambridge University Press. pp. 169-170. ISSN 0022-216X ISSN 0022-216X

and () . Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society. Oxford University Press. pp. 359-379. ISSN 1752-1378 ISSN 1752-1378

, , , , , , , , , and () . Revista de economía crítica. Revista de Economía Crítica. pp. 131-171. ISSN 1696-0866 ISSN 1696-0866

, , , , , , , and () . Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies. Taylor & Francis. pp. 321-373. ISSN 1944-8953 ISSN 1944-8953

Browse our research at GALA

() . In: Financiarización y modelo de acumulación. Aportes desde los países en desarrollo. UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico. pp. 261-290. ISBN 9786070249914

() . In: Handbook of Critical Issues in Finance. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK. pp. 172-179. ISBN 9781849803700

Browse our research at GALA

, , , , , , , , , , and () . Verso Books, London, UK. ISBN 9781844679690

Browse our research at GALA

() . Public Services International, London.

Browse our research at GALA