Nicola Phillips is Professor of Political Economy and Director of the Centre for the Study of Political Economy at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. She holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and has has published several works in the fields of International Political Economy and Development, with a particular emphasis on the Americas. 

Among other positions, Dr. Phillips is Managing Editor of New Political Economy, co-editor of the International Political Economy Yearbook series, and Associate Fellow of Chatham House. Her most recent books are The Southern Cone Model: The Political Economy of Regional Capitalist Development in Latin America (Routledge, 2004) and Globalizing International Political Economy (ed., Palgrave, 2005).

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