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Engelbert Stockhammer is Professor of Political Economy in the department of European and International Studies. He did his PhD in Economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA, and has worked at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (2000-2009) and Kingston University London (2010-2018), where he led the Political Economy Research Group, before joining King’s College London in 2018.  He has taught or held visiting positions at Bilkent University, Turkey, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Germany, Maastricht University, Netherlands, Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK), Germany, and Sabanci University, Turkey. He has done research projects for the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the International Labour Office (ILO).  Engelbert does research in political economy and macroeconomics, on issues of financialisation, distribution and  growth and economic policy in Europe. He has published more than 70 articles in peer reviewed journals.

Office hours

Monday: 14.00 - 15.00; in person: VWB 4.20

Tuesday: 14.00 - 15.00, via Teams.

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Research Interests

  • Financialisation, financial stability
  • Distribution and growth
  • Macroeconomics
  • Post-Keynesian theory
  • Economic policy in Europe


7AAOM009 International Political Economy: Theories and Issues

7AAOM014 Introduction to Economics for International Political Economy

7AAOM240 Macroeconomics of demand, distribution and finance

Research projects

The Political Economy of Growth Models in an Age of Stagnation

Expertise and public engagement

Engelbert has published or appeared in the Guardian, Al Jazeera, Profil and ORF. He has worked with international organisations, like the International Labour Office (ILO), and think tanks like the New Economics Foundation, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Renner Institute, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation and the Foundations for European Progressive Studies.