Phenomenal World is a publication focused on political economy.
We aim to publish rigorous and innovative writing on economics, history, finance, policy, and politics. A publication of JFI, Phenomenal World explores political economy from a range of social scientific disciplines, and works with emerging and established scholars in and outside of JFI’s projects.
Phenomenal World is edited by Maya Adereth, Ratik Asokan, Tim Barker, Sanoja Bhaumik, Emma Fajgenbaum, and Jack Gross.
We welcome submissions and pitches on subjects in economics, history, politics, philosophy, sociology, economic history, and kindred fields. We have extremely wide-ranging interests, so please get in touch. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with a few paragraphs on your idea and your background.
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Phenomenal World Books
A collaboration with The University of Chicago Press, Phenomenal World Books is a publishing endeavor focused on political economy and critical social science. Read more here.
The Series Editorial Board is: Mehrsa Baradaran, Melinda Cooper, Daniela Gabor, Destin Jenkins, Ndongo Samba Sylla, and Adam Tooze.
The Phenomenal World Series Editor is Jack Gross.
The University of Chicago Press Series Editor is Chad Zimmerman.
We are seeking proposals for single- and multi-author books. Please write to us at email@example.com with ideas and questions.
Phenomenal World Contributors
Fellow, Market Structure
Fellow, Associate Editor
The Polycrisis in the news
The Polycrisis returns to the New York Times.
New Phenomenal World series: Market Microstructures
JFI Fellow Elham Saeidinezhad has launched a new series on Phenomenal World consisting of interviews with market-makers and analysis of...
Discussion: Europe and the “New Washington Consensus”
A discussion on Europe and the Inflation Reduction Act, hosted by Le Grand Continent and Phenomenal World.
The Polycrisis in the New York Times
"Incisively documenting the emerging shape of this 'new nonalignment.'”
Now Hiring: Phenomenal World Publishing and Operations Associate
Full time position. Based in New York. Portuguese or Spanish fluency strongly preferred.
Announcing Phenomenal World Books
A new publishing collaboration from Phenomenal World and the University of Chicago Press.
The Polycrisis in the New York Times
The Polycrisis is Phenomenal World's new climate newsletter written by Kate Mackenzie and Tim Sahay.
Phenomenal World event: Diminishing Returns
Virtual event June 22, 2022 at 4pm ET
Phenomenal World event: IMF and the Legacy of Bretton Woods
Video now available from our panel discussion on the global monetary system
Economic War and the Commodity Shock
Javier Blas, Nicholas Mulder, and Alex Yablon in conversation on April 8, 2022 at 11am Eastern Time
Phenomenal World Panel Discussion on the Future of Social Democracy
A discussion around our book, MARKET ECONOMY, MARKET SOCIETY, featuring Stephanie Mudge, Adam Przeworski, Wolfgang Streeck, and Waltraud Schelkle, co-hosted...
Investment and Decarbonization: A Panel Discussion
A panel hosted by the Phenomenal World.