Edited journal issues
‘Authoritarian Developmentalism: The Latest Stage of Neoliberalism’, special issue of Geoforum, 2020 (with F. Adaman and M. Arsel).
‘The PT Governments in Brazil: Varieties of Neoliberalism’, special issue of Latin American Perspectives, 2019 (with A. Colombi and J. Grigera).
‘Neoliberalism since the Crisis’, special issue of Critical Sociology, 43 (4-5) 2016 (with D. Cahill).
Commissioned reports & background papers
Structural Change in Emerging Countries, Policy Brief for the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, September 2014 (with N. Pons-Vignon).
From Washington Consensus to Inclusive Growth: The Continuing Relevance of Pro-Poor Policy Alternatives, background paper for the UN Development Policy and Analysis Division ‘World Economic and Social Survey’ 2010.
Political Sovereignty and Economic Policies in the ESCWA Region, background paper for UN-ESCWA Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region, 2009.
Employment Policies under Resource Booms: Review and Policy Prospects in the ESCWA Region, background paper for UN-ESCWA Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region, 2008.
Monetary and Financial Policy under Resource Booms: Towards a New Development Compact in the ESCWA Region, background paper for UN-ESCWA Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region, 2007.
Institutional Modalities for Job Creation in the ESCWA Region, background paper for UN-ESCWA Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region, 2006.
Fiscal Policy in Support of Pro-Poor Growth, UNDP Global Programme for Poverty Reduction, training modules on Economic Policies in Support of MDG, 2006 (with S. Patel and J. Weeks).
‘Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy’, chapter for UNDP country report, Economic Policies for Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction: Case Study of Zambia, Lusaka: UNDP, 2006 (team leader: J. Weeks). Available at https://www.undp.org.zm/
Pro-Poor Monetary Policy: Towards a Macroeconomic Framework for Growth and Poverty Reduction, UNDP Global Programme for Poverty Reduction, training modules on Economic Policies in Support of MDG, 2005.
Pro-Poor Monetary and Fiscal Policies, training manual for UNDP economists, 2005.
Pro-Poor Monetary Policies: Developing Alternatives to the New Monetary Policy Consensus, research paper for UNDP, 2004.
External Sector Analysis and Exchange Rate Management, training programme for Ethiopian civil servants, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, 12-13 November 2001.
Financial Sector Policies and Capital Market Development, training programme for Ethiopian civil servants, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, 3-7 September 2001.
Thirteen Things You Need to Know about Neoliberalism, Fessud Working Paper No.155, 2016, ISSN 20152-8035
‘Growth, Poverty and Inequality: From Washington Consensus to Inclusive Growth’ (PDF download), UN-DESA Working Paper 100, 2010
Monetary Policy, Training Module no.2 of the Research Programme on ‘Economic Policies, MDGs and Poverty’ (PDF download), UNDP International Poverty Centre, July 2007
Pro-Poor Monetary and Anti-Inflation Policies: Developing Alternatives to the New Monetary Policy Consensus, SOAS–CDPR Discussion Paper 2405, 2005.
Inflation, Currency Fragmentation and Stabilisation in Brazil: a Political Economy Analysis, Centre for International Business Studies, South Bank University, discussion paper 17-99, 1999, ISSN 1366-6290 (with M. Mollo).
Radical Theories of Inflation: a Critical Survey, NECEMA discussion paper 04/99, University of Brasília, 1999.
Money, Inflation and Price Stabilisation in Brazil, NECEMA discussion paper 03/99, University of Brasília, 1999 (with M. Mollo).
Currency Stabilisation under Conditions of International Capital Mobility: the Case of Brazil, Centre for International Business Studies, South Bank University, discussion paper 13-98, 1998, ISSN 1366-6290.
Levels of Abstraction and the Role of the Organic and Value Compositions of Capital in the Transformation Problem, discussion paper E96/10, Leeds University Business School, 1996.
Agrarian Transition in Context: The Economics and Politics of Collective Agriculture in Mozambique, discussion paper E96/09, Leeds University Business School, 1996.
The Strange Case of the Melting Currency: Creeping Hyperinflation in Brazil, 1973-1994, discussion paper E96/08, Leeds University Business School, 1996.
Inconvertible Paper Money and the Labour Theory of Value, discussion paper E96/07, Leeds University Business School, 1996.
Peasants and States: Towards an Anatomy of the Civil War in Mozambique, discussion paper E96/06, Leeds University Business School, 1996.
‘Traditional’, ‘Sraffian’ and ‘Abstract Labour’ Views of the Labour Theory of Value: A Critique, discussion paper E95/07, Leeds University Business School, 1995.
Concrete and Abstract Labour in Marx’s Theory of Value, discussion paper E95/05, Leeds University Business School, 1995.
The ‘New Dialectics’ and the Logic of ‘Capital’, discussion paper E95/03, Leeds University Business School, 1995.
Free Trade Zones and the Brazilian Economy: An Assessment, discussion paper, Department of Economics, University of Brasília, 1989.
‘Development Policy in the Twenty-first Century: Beyond the Post-Washington Consensus’, by B. Fine, C. Lapavitsas and J. Pincus (eds.), Review of Political Economy 17 (1), 2005, pp.151-156.
‘Brazil and South Korea: Economic Crisis and Restructuring’, by E. Amman and H.-J. Chang (eds.), Journal of Latin American Studies 36, 2004, pp.842-844.
‘Karl Marx and the Classics’ by J. Milios, D. Dimoulis & G. Economakis, Rethinking Marxism 16 (4), pp.481-482, 2004.
‘Transcending the Economy: On the Potential of Passionate Labor and the Wastes of the Market’ by M. Perelman, Review of Radical Political Economics, 2003.
‘Marx and Nature: A Red and Green Perspective’ by P. Burkett, Review of Political Economy 15 (2) 2003, pp. 260-263, ISSN 0953-8259.
‘Economics: A New Introduction’, by H. Stretton, Capital & Class supplement, Autumn 2001, pp.21-23, ISSN 0309-8168.
‘The Origins and Demise of South African Apartheid: A Public Choice Analysis’ by A. Lowenberg & W. Kaempfer, Journal of Economic Literature, 38 (1), March 2000, pp.149-151.
‘The South African Economy: Macroeconomic Prospects for the Medium Term’ by F. Tarp & P. Brixen, ‘Post-Apartheid Southern Africa’ ed. by L. Petersson, ‘Race, Class and the Changing Division of Labour under Apartheid’ by O. Crankshaw, and ‘The Political Economy of South Africa’ by B. Fine & Z. Rustomjee, Development and Change 30 (1) 1999, pp.193-195.
‘Disparate Regional Development in Brazil’ by A. Amado. Capital & Class 69, Autumn 1999, pp.180-181, ISSN 0309-8168.
‘The Political Economy of Money and Finance’ by M. Itoh & C. Lapavitsas, Capital & Class 68, Summer 1999, pp.187-189, ISSN 0309-8168.
‘Brazil under Cardoso’ by S. K. Purcell & R. Roett, Public Administration and Development 18 (4), 1998, p.433.
‘Rich Nations – Poor Nations: the Long-Run Perspective’ by D.H. Aldcroft & E. Catterall (eds.), Capital & Class 66, Autumn 1998, pp.180-181, ISSN 0309-8168.
‘The Underdevelopment of Development’ by S.C. Chew & R.A. Denemark, Capital & Class 65, Summer 1998, pp.179-180, ISSN 0309-8168.
‘Regaining Marxism’ by Ken Post, Capital & Class 64, Spring 1998, pp.160-161, ISSN 0309-8168.
‘Radical Political Economy: Explorations in Alternative Economic Analysis’ by Victor Lippit, Capital & Class 63, Autumn 1997, pp.161-62, ISSN 0309-8168.
‘Heterodox Economic Theories: True or False?’ by Fred Moseley, Capital & Class 61, Spring 1997, pp.166-168, ISSN 0309-8168.
‘Sociology and Development: The Impasse and Beyond’ by Ray Kiely, Capital & Class 60, Autumn 1996, pp.136-36, ISSN 0309-8168.
‘Invisible Leviathan: The Marxist Critique of Market Despotism beyond Postmodernism’ by Murray E. G. Smith, Capital & Class 58, Spring 1996, pp.157-58, ISSN 0309-8168.
‘Marx’s Theory of Crisis’ by Simon Clarke, Capital & Class 55, Spring 1995, pp.171-173, ISSN 0309-8168.
UN publications & contributions to UNCTAD (institutional, unsigned)
Substantive contributions to the Least Developed Countries Report 2011, Technology and Innovation Report 2011, and Economic Development in Africa Report 2011.
‘Development-Led Globalisation: Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Development Paths’, Report of the Secretary-General to UNCTAD XIII, Doha, April 2012 (lead writer, with R. Kozul-Wright).
‘The Rise of the South and the Challenges of South-South Cooperation’, background note for G-77 meeting, Beijing, 17-18 May 2011 (lead writer, with R. Kozul-Wright).
‘The Least Developed Countries and the Rise of the South’, background note, Expert Group Meeting on the Least Developed Countries Report 2011, Geneva 11-12 April 2011 (lead writer).
‘The World Turns Upside Down: The Rise of the South and the New Paths of Development in the 21st Century’, ECIDC research project, March 2011 (lead writer).
‘South-South Integration Is Key to Rebalancing the Global Economy’, UNCTAD Policy Brief, 22, February 2011 (lead writer).
‘Report of the Multi-year Expert Meeting on International Cooperation: South-South Cooperation and Regional Integration’, third session, Palais des Nations, Geneva, 23-25 February 2011 (lead writer).
‘Remarks by Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD, on Harnessing the Positive Contribution of South-South Cooperation for the Development of the LDCs’, India-LDC Ministerial, New Delhi, 19-20 February 2011 (lead writer).
Policy clearance of UNCTAD documents (as requested by the Office of the Secretary-General).
Speechwriter to the Secretary-General and the Deputy Secretary-General (as requested by the Office of the Secretary-General).
Representative of the Office of the Secretary-General at UNCTAD XIII in Doha, Qatar.
Organiser (with ECIDC), Multi-Year Expert Group Meeting on Promoting Economic Integration and Cooperation among Developing Countries, 2013-16.
Organiser and facilitator (with ECIDC), Multi-Year Expert Group Meeting on Promoting Economic Integration and Cooperation among Developing Countries, 2011 and 2012.
Numerous contributions to internal documents, publications and unsigned pieces (on request from the Office of the Secretary-General).
Other published work
‘The Coup against President Rousseff’, Third World Ressurgence, 333-334, 2018, pp.25-27
‘Brexit Stumbles on Four Impossibilities’, Folha de S.Paulo, 12 December 2018
‘UK Imposes an Existential Crisis upon Itself’, Folha de S. Paulo, 6 August 2018
‘Brazil: Social Disintegration Ahead’, New Internationalist, 29 October 2018
‘Privilege versus Democracy in Brazil’ also published at
Translated into Italian at https://www.transform-italia.it/transform-italia/brasile-democrazia-al-collasso
‘Brazil: The Collapse of Democracy?’ (27 October 2018)
‘The Attack on Lula and Threats to Brazil’s Democracy’ (16 April 2018)
‘A Atualidade da Economia Política Marxista’, Princípios 154, 2018,
‘Neoliberalism and the Twin Criss of Democracy’, Consented Magazine (May 2018)
‘Brazil’s Crisis of Hegemony’, (with A. Boito) (May 2017)
‘Fora Temer – Eleições Diretas Já! Brazil’s Political Rupture and the Left’s Opportunity’ (May 2017)
‘The Renewal of Neoliberalism and the Scope for Democracy’ (June 2016)
(with A. Carvalho, in Portuguese)
‘Overthrowing Dilma Rousseff: It’s Class War, and Their Class is Winning’ (March 2016)
‘Democracy in the Crucible: Impeachment or Coup d’État in Brazil?’ (January 2016)
‘Brazilian Democracy in Distress: Unpacking Dilma Rousseff’s Impeachment’
‘A Critical Review of Brazil’s Recent Economic Policies’, Development Viewpoint 84, April 2015.
‘Brazil: The Débâcle of the PT’ (March 2015)
‘Two Transitions in Brazil: Dilemmas of a Neoliberal Democracy’, The Bullet 927 (13 January 2014) also published in MRZine (14 January 2014)
‘Brazilian Social Movements in 2013’, Kampfplatz 2 (4), pp.219-230
‘Economic Policy and Social Movements in Brazil’, South Africa Labour Bulletin, 2013.
‘The Mass Protests in Brazil in June-July 2013’ (uploaded 14 July 2013). Translated into Norwegian and published in Rødt, 4, 2013, pp.36-43.
‘How to Fund Pro-Poor Economic Strategies’ (uploaded 15 May 2013)
Interview, Latin America Bureau, ‘Brazil: Expanding Citizenship’
‘Preface’, Classes, Value and Social Action, by João Valente Aguiar, Lisbon, 2010.
Interview, ‘Controlling the Central Bank’ Versus, 2 (5), pp. 27-29.
‘Forget about Lula?’, Red Pepper 126, January 2005, pp.20-23 (with S. Branford).
‘The 2004 Elections’, Brazil Network December 2004, pp.4-5.
‘Impeachment in Brazil’, Notícias, Maputo, 1994 (in Portuguese).
‘Why Inflation?’ Presença 2 (17), 1988, p. 45 (in Portuguese).
‘A Comment on the Brazilian Economic Crisis’, Presença 2 (16), 1988, p. 51 (in Portuguese).
‘Wages, Public Deficit and Inflation’, Diário da Manhã, Goiânia, Brazil, 1988 (in Portuguese).
‘The Role of State Enterprises’, Diário da Manhã, Goiânia, 1988 (in Portuguese).
‘The State and the Economy’, Diário da Manhã, Goiânia, 1988 (in Portuguese).