Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts is a Marxist economist who worked in various financial institutions in the City of London for over 40 years - in the heart of the beast. He is author of several books: The Great Recession - a Marxist view (2009); The Long Depression (Haymarket 2016); World in Crisis - a global analysis of Marx's law of profitability (Haymarket 2018); Marx 200 - his economics (2018); Engels 200 - his economics (2020). Upcoming this summer: 21st century capitalism through the prism of value (Pluto Press). He has written many academic papers on economics and been visiting lecturer at various universities in the UK, Mexico and Brazil. He blogs regularly at: thenextrecession.wordpress.com