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, Tim Barker, Sanoja Bhaumik, Andrew Elrod, 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 Team
Research Writer and Editor
Fellow, Market Structure
Publishing and Operations Associate
A discussion around our book, MARKET ECONOMY, MARKET SOCIETY, featuring Stephanie Mudge, Adam Przeworski, Wolfgang Streeck, and Waltraud Schelkle, co-hosted...
A panel hosted by the Phenomenal World.
Friday, April 23, at 11:30 Eastern Time
A series of interviews and essays on the breakdown of social democracy across continental Europe in the 1980s and 1990s
The panel took place on Zoom on Monday, January 25, 2-4pm ET
Discussion moderated by Adam Tooze
The Phenomenal World co-hosts an event on Aaron Benanav’s new book, “Automation and the Future of Work,” with N+1...
A video recording from a panel initiated and moderated by Adam Tooze
The Phenomenal World cohosts an event on Zach Carter’s new book, “The Price of Peace,” with the Ballot
The economic historian writes on how the US dollar shapes both geopolitical power and wealth inequality nationwide.
Economists Michael Pettis and Matthew Klein in conversation with historian Adam Tooze on the groundbreaking new book, "Trade Wars are...
Phenomenal World analysis of class politics in dollar hegemony features in Bloomberg Markets Odd Lots podcast
Yakov Feygin and Dominik Leusder's widely-read Phenomenal World analysis of "The Class Politics of the Dollar System" was featured for...