Jamie Morgan

Professor Jamie Morgan researches contemporary problems and their socio-economic context at Leeds Beckett University. Most recently he has focused on political transition (Brexit, Trump), corporate tax avoidance, climate change, financialisation, artificial intelligence and social change, and modern forms of slavery.

He also has a longstanding interest in the philosophy, methodology and pedagogy of economics. Jamie co-edits Real World Economics Review with Edward Fullbrook, and is the former coordinator of the Association for Heterodox Economists. The AHE shares with the WEA and the Institute for New Economic.

Over the last decade, Jamie has published widely in the fields of economics, political economy, philosophy, sociology and international politics.

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Recent Publications

Morgan J, and Nasir, A. (2020). ‘Financialised Private Equity Finance and the Debt Gamble: The Case of Toys R Us.’ New Political Economy https://doi.org/10.1080/13563467.2020.1782366

Morgan, J. (2020). ‘Electric Vehicles: The future we made and the problem of unmaking it.’ Cambridge Journal of Economics 44(4): 953-977 https://doi.org/10.1093/cje/beaa022

Fullbrook, E. and Morgan, J. (editors) (2020). The Inequality Crisis. Bristol: WEA Books. Bristol: WEA Books.

Fullbrook, E. and Morgan, J. (editors) (2020). Modern Monetary Theory and its Critics. Bristol: WEA Books.

Morgan, J. (2020). ‘A critique of the Laffer theorem’s macro-narrative consequences for corporate tax avoidance from a Global Wealth Chain perspective.’ Globalizations

Nasir, A. and Morgan, J. (2020). ‘Paradox of stationarity? A policy target dilemma for policymakers.’ The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, [ABS 2] online first: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.qref.2020.05.007

Gills, B. and Morgan, J. (2020). ‘Teaching Climate Complacency: Mainstream economics textbooks and the need for transformation in economics education.’ Globalizations,

Morgan, J. (2020). ‘Inequality: What we think, what we don’t think and why we acquiesce.’ Real-World Economics Review, 92: 116-133.

Morgan, J. (2020). ‘Tony Lawson, economics and the theory of social positioning.’ Real-World Economics Review, 91: 132-145. [review essay]

Morgan, J. (2020). ‘Macroprudential institutionalism: The Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee and the contemporary limits of central bank policy’, essay for Professor Sheila Dow’s Festschrift edited monograph coordinated by Penelope Hawkins, Senior Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD 

Morgan, J. (2019). ‘Will we work in twenty-first century capitalism?’ A critique of the fourth industrial revolution literature’, Economy and Society published online 20th September: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03085147.2019.1620027

Gills, B., Morgan, J. and Patomäki, H. (2019). ‘President Trump as status dysfunction’, Organization 26(2): 291-301 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1350508418815419

Morgan, J. (2019). ‘Intervention, policy and responsibility: economics as over-engineered expertise?’ pp. 145-163 in Negru, I. and Dolfsma, W. (editors) (2019) The Ethical Formation of Economists London: Routledge

Morgan, J. (2019). ‘The left and an economy for the many, not the few’, pp. 87-129 in Scott, D. (editor) (2019) Manifestos, Policies and Practices: An Equalities Agenda London: UCL IOE Press

Morgan, J. (2019). ‘Stupid ways of working smart?’ Chapter 6 in Al-Amoudi I. and Lazega, E. editors (2019) Post-Human Institutions and Organizations: Confronting the Matrix London: Routledge

Gills, B. and Morgan, J. (2019). ‘Global Climate Emergency: after COP24, climate science, urgency and the threat to humanity’, Globalizations 17(6): 885-902 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14747731.2019.1669915

Morgan, J. (2019). ‘A realist alternative to randomised control trials: A bridge not a barrier?’ The European Journal of Development Research 31(2): 180-188

Morgan, J. (2019). ‘Why is there anything at all? What does it mean to be a person? Rescher on metaphysics’, Journal of Critical Realism 18(2): 169-188 

Fullbrook, E. and Morgan, J. (editors) (2019). Economics and the Ecosystem London: WEA Books 

Morgan, J. (2019). ‘Intervention, policy and responsibility: economics as over-engineered expertise?’ pp. 145-163 in Negru, I. and Dolfsma, W. (editors) (2019) The Ethical Formation of Economists London: Routledge

Morgan, J. (2018). ‘Species Being in the twenty-first century’, Review of Political Economy 30(3): 377-395

Morgan, J. (2018). ‘Yesterday’s tomorrow today: Turing, Searle and the contested significance of artificial intelligence’, pp. 82-137. Al-Amoudi, I. and Morgan, J. editors (2018) Realist Responses to Post-Human Society: Ex Machina (Volume 1) London: Routledge