Tomás Rotta

Staff details

Position Lecturer in Economics
Email T.Rotta (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone +44 (0)20 7296 4218
Tomás Rotta

Tomás Rotta is Lecturer in Economics in the Institute of Management Studies (IMS) at Goldsmiths, University of London. Tomás was previously Senior Lecturer in Economics in the International Business & Economics department at the University of Greenwich in London, UK, and member of the Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre (GPERC).

He holds a PhD and an MSc in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, USA, an MSc in Economic Development and a BSc in Business Management from the University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Tomás specialises in Political Economy. You can visit his personal web page for his latest publications, presentation slides, and CV.

Teaching

  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Applied Quantitative Economics
  • Undergraduate Supervisions

Research Interests

  1. Applications of Political Economy, econometrics, and economic modelling to current economic problems.
  2. Theorisation and measurement of the growth of unproductive activities.
  3. Theorisation and measurement of the commodification of knowledge and information.
  4. Theories of growth and distribution, economic inequality, coordination problems, evolutionary game theory, and input-output matrices.

Publications

Edited Book

Vidal, Matt; Smith, Tony; Rotta, Tomas and Prew, Paul, eds. 2019. The Oxford Handbook of Karl Marx. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780190695545

Book Section

Prew, Paul; Rotta, Tomas; Smith, Tony and Vidal, Matt. 2019. The Enduring Relevance of Karl Marx. In: Matt Vidal; Tony Smith; Tomas Rotta and Paul Prew, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Karl Marx. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 3-35. ISBN 9780190695545

Rotta, Tomas and Teixeira, Rodrigo. 2019. The Commodification of Knowledge and Information. In: Matt Vidal; Tony Smith; Tomas Rotta and Paul Prew, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Karl Marx. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 379-401. ISBN 9780190695545

Article

Rotta, Tomas. 2018. Unproductive accumulation in the USA: a new analytical framework. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 42(5), pp. 1367-1392. ISSN 0309-166X

Rotta, Tomas and Teixeira, Rodrigo. 2016. The Autonomisation of Abstract Wealth: New Insights on the Labor Theory of Value. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 40(4), pp. 1185-1201. ISSN 0309-166X

Rotta, Tomas and Teixeira, Rodrigo. 2013. Modern Rent-Bearing Capital: New Enclosures, Knowledge-Rent and the Financialization of Monopoly Rights. Jokyo, 2013(July), pp. 40-67.

Teixeira, Rodrigo and Rotta, Tomas. 2012. Valueless Knowledge-Commodities and Financialization: Productive and Financial Dimensions of Capital Autonomization. Review of Radical Political Economics, 44(4), pp. 448-467. ISSN 0486-6134

Rotta, Tomas and Paulani, Leda. 2009. A Teoria Monetária de Marx: Atualidade e Limites Frente ao Capitalismo Contemporâneo. Revista EconomiA, 10(3), pp. 609-633. ISSN 1517-7580

Report

Rotta, Tomas. 2020. Effective Demand and Prices of Production: An Evolutionary Approach. Working Paper. MPRA Paper, Munich.

Rotta, Tomas. 2018. Effective Demand and Say's Law in Marxist Theory: An Evolutionary Perspective. Working Paper. Greenwich Papers in Political Economy, London.

Rotta, Tomas and Teixeira, Rodrigo. 2018. The Commodification of Knowledge and Information. Working Paper. Greenwich Papers in Political Economy, London.

Rotta, Tomas. 2017. Unproductive accumulation in the United States: a new analytical framework. Working Paper. Greenwich Papers in Political Economy, London.

Rotta, Tomas. 2015. Productive Stagnation and Unproductive Accumulation: An Econometric Analysis of the United States. Working Paper. Greenwich Papers in Political Economy, London.