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University of California : Manuel Castells: An overview of the current global economic conundrum

Government gross debt as % of GDP, data by IMF (2012)

Government gross debt as % of GDP, data by IMF (2012)

USC Professor Manuel Castells discuses the crisis of global capitalism that has unfolded since 2008 and the implications for globalization theory. The talk was held 2/25/2011, but is still relevant today.

Manuel Castells was awarded the 2012 Holberg Prize, for having “shaped our understanding of the political dynamics of urban and global economies in the network society.”

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