Alfredo Saad Filho is Professor of Political Economy at the Department of Development Studies at SOAS, University of London,and was previously a senior economic affairs officer at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. He has degrees in Economics from the Universities of Brasília (Brazil) and London (SOAS), and has taught in universities and research institutions in Brazil, Canada, Italy, Japan, Mozambique, Switzerland and the UK. His research interests include the political economy of development, industrial policy, neoliberalism, democracy, alternative economic policies, Latin American political and economic development, inflation and stabilisation, and the labour theory of value and its applications.
Neoliberalism: A Critical Reader (Pluto, 2004)
Brazil: Neoliberalism versus Democracy London: Pluto Press, forthcoming 2017.
The Battle for Leadership
"The arts and humanities need to be defended and we must fight for the freedom to extend barriers, not merely to work within them. What better arena than The Battle of Ideas?"
Professor Colin Lawson, Director, Royal College of Music