Professor Saad-Filho

Lecturer of Political Economy in the Department of Development Studies of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Biography

Professor Saad-Filho is a lecturer of Political Economy in the Department of Development Studies of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Educated at the University of Brasilia he received his PhD at the University of London (SOAS). His areas of research include the political economy of development, industrial policy, Latin American political and economic development, inflation and stabilisation, and the labour theory of value and its applications. He authored The Value of Marx: Political Economy for Contemporary Capitalism (Routledge, 2002), and co-authored Marx’s Capital (Pluto, 2004), Economic Policies for Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction: case study of Zambia (Mission Press, 2007). He also published articles in journals such as: Development and Society, Marxism, Historical Materialism, Review of Political Economy and New Political Economy