ARCHIVED WRITINGS

Steps on the Path to Doing Capitalism

            The articles archived here represent successive if haphazard steps in the formulation of the theoretical perspective and historical understanding presented in my book, Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets, Speculation and the State. Thus, their subjects span a broad spectrum: from the manic financing of frontier technology to the complex game played between the financial markets and financially stressed governments by way of the internal dynamics of great waves of technological innovation. I have provided a brief introduction to each of them in order to indicate both the context in which they were composed and the basis of their continuing relevance.