Assistant Professor in Political Economy and Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
c dot d dot clarke at warwick dot ac dot uk
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
- Rogers, C. and C. Clarke (2016) 'Mainstreaming Social Finance: The Regulation of the Peer-to-Peer Lending Marketplace in the UK', British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 18 (4) pp. 930-945.
- Clarke, C. (2016) Ethics and Economic Governance: Using Adam Smith to Understand the Global Financial Crisis (Routledge RIPE Series in Global Political Economy).
- Clarke, C. and A. Roberts (2016) 'Mark Carney and the Gendered Political Economy of British Central Banking', British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 18 (1), pp. 49-71.
- Clarke, C. (2015) 'Learning to Fail: Resilience and the Empty Promise of Financial Literacy Education', Consumption, Markets and Culture, 18 (3), pp. 257-276.
- Clarke C. and J. Brassett (2015) 'Popular Documentaries and the Global Financial Crisis' in Rens van Munster and Casper Sylvest (2015) Documenting World Politics: A Critical Companion to IR and Non-Fiction Film (New York: Popular Culture and World Politics Series).
- Clarke, C. (2012) ‘Financial Engineering, not Economic Photography: Popular Discourses of Finance and the Layered Performances of the Sub-Prime Crisis’, Journal of Cultural Economy, 5 (3), pp. 261-278.
- Clarke, C. and J. Brassett (2012) ‘Performing the Sub-Prime Crisis: Trauma and the Financial Event’, International Political Sociology, 6 (1), pp. 4-20.
- Clarke, C. (2009) ‘Paths between Positivism and Interpretivism: An Appraisal of Hay’s Via Media’, Politics, 29 (1), pp. 28-36.
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).
- Co-convenor of workshop 'Global Reordering and Bretton Woods: Compromise, Dissensus and Europe’s Regulatory Role'.
- Convenor of workshop 'Financial Resilience in the Wake of the Crisis'.