Ilias Alami is a political economist. He currently holds a postdoctoral researcher position at Maastricht University, where he works on the ERC-funded SWFsEUROPE project. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of global political economy, state capitalism, racial capitalism, money and finance, North-South relations, theories of the state, and the articulations between race/class/coloniality. Some of his recent work has been published in New Political Economy, Review of African Political Economy, Review of Radical Political Economics, Geoforum, Development and Change, Human Geography, Competition and Change, and Political Geography. His new book, Money Power and Financial Capital in Emerging Markets (2019 Routledge) has been shortlisted for the 2020 British International Studies Association best book in International Political Economy award.
He tweets at @IliasAlami