Anastasia Nesvetailova

Professor of IPE, Director of City Political Economy Research Centre (CITYPERC), City, University of London

Prof. Anastasia Nesvetailova (MA Manchester, PhD Aberystwyth) joined City in September 2007 having previously worked at the universities of Sussex and Liverpool. Her main research and teaching interests lie in the area of International Political Economy (IPE), finance, financial crises, regulation and governance.

Her first monograph, Fragile Finance: Debt, Speculation and Crisis in the Age of Global Credit (2007, Palgrave), develops a Minskyan analysis of financial fragility and crises in the late 1990s. Her second monograph, Financial Alchemy in Crisis: The Great Liquidity Illusion (2010, Pluto) focuses on the elusive concept of 'liquidity' in global finance, and specifically, in the global financial crisis of 2007-2009.

Anastasia is currently working on the political economy of financial innovation, the shadow banking system and post-2009 financial archirecture.


  • –present
    Reader in International Politics, Director of the Global Political Economy MA, City University London