New book by Petra Rodik

Congratulations to Dr Petra Rodik, former GEOFIN Research Fellow, on the publication of her new book:

(Pre)zaduženi: Društveni aspekti zaduženosti kućanstava u Hrvatskoj / (Over)indebted: Social Aspects of Household Indebtedness in Croatia (Zagreb: Naklada Jesenski i Turk, 2019).

“Neoliberal Debt Policy and the Loss of Autonomy”: an interview with Marek Mikuš

Marek Mikuš, former GEOFIN Research Fellow and now based at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, discusses his new research project, which looks at how increasing indebtedness affects households in Eastern Europe – a topic that can only grow in importance following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read his interview here.



New post by Sara Benceković on “PhD parenting” (on TCD Geography’s blog:

On PhD, parenting, and having it all: A view from a “PhD mum”


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New blog post by Marek Mikuš: Financialization of the State: Preliminary Analysis for Croatia – Presentation at the Croatian National Bank

View the blog post here


New blog post by Petra Rodik: Chaining Households to Financial Markets: Micro-level Interest-Bearing Strategies of Western Banks in Croatia

View the blog post here

Marek Mikuš, 17 September 2019, Trinity College Dublin

Congratulations to Dr Marek Mikuš

Congratulations to Dr Marek Mikuš on securing a prestigious Emmy Noether grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) on “Peripheral Debt: Money, Risk and Politics in Eastern Europe”. His new project will be based at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Halle, Germany).

We are delighted that Marek will remain connected to GEOFINresearch as a member of our Academic Advisory Panel.