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Chris Clarke

Assistant Professor in Political Economy and Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

c dot d dot clarke at warwick dot ac dot uk
Room: D1.15


My research focuses on:

  • the politics of financial markets
  • the ethics of Anglo-American economic citizenship
  • the history of economic ideas, particularly the work of Adam Smith
  • the political economy of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending


Work in Progress

  • Occupy and the politics of homeownership finance.
  • Adam Smith's ethics and their intersection with governmental perspectives on finance.
  • the place of consumerism and criminalisation in the 2011 English riots (with Matthew Watson).
  • notions of relationality in peer-to-peer lending.
  • the regulation of UK P2P lending (with Chris Rogers).

Recent Activities



September 2014 - August 2017

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

April - August 2012

Early Career Fellow Institute of Advanced Study, Warwick University

March - June 2011

ESRC Visiting Research Fellow Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University