Marco Andreu is a PhD candidate in International Political Economy (IPE) in the Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) at the University of Warwick. He studied at the University of St. Gallen for a BA in Business Administration and at the University of Warwick for an MA in IPE. Marco's work explores the politics of the emergence of social impact bonds in historically situated terms and in relation to their concrete, and complex, everyday operations. In 2016, he was Visiting Researcher at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. Marco also works as a project manager for the company socialdesign and is a member of the Warwick Critical Finance Group organising committee.
Everyday and cultural political economy, ethics, poverty, financialisation, austerity, impact investing, social impact bonds.
- Marco Andreu (2018) "A Responsibility to Profit? Social Impact Bonds as a Form of 'Humanitarian Finance'", New Political Science 40(4), pp. 708-726.
- Marco Andreu and James Brassett (forthcoming) "Anti-Globalization 2.0: The Contested Ethics of International Political Economy", in: Birgit Schippers (ed.) The Routledge Handbook to Rethinking Ethics in International Relations, London: Routledge.
Scholarships and Awards
- PAIS Departmental Scholarship 2015–2019
- Prize for the highest overall average in the International Political Economy MA programme 2013–2014 at the University of Warwick.