John Grahl

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John Grahl

John Grahl (born August 1946) is a British academic and professor.

Grahl was brought-up in Burntisland, Fife, and was educated at Kirkcaldy High School between 1957 and 1964.[citation needed] He gained a master's degree in economics from Edinburgh University before moving to London where he gained a second masters in economics from Queen Mary, University of London.[citation needed]

He was a lecturer at Queen Mary and Westfield College, and London Metropolitan University, and became Professor of European Integration in the Human Resources Department at Middlesex University.[1]

Grahl is a member of the working group for an 'Alternative Economic Policy in Europe',[2] and author of 'European Monetary Union: Problems of Legitimacy, Development and Stability' (Kogan Page, London, 2001),[citation needed] and After Maastricht: a Guide to European Monetary Union (Lawrence and Wishart, London, 1997).[citation needed] He has published articles on economics in the left wing 'New Left Review'[3][4][5] and the French monthly 'Le Monde Diplomatique'.[6]

Grahl lives in Newham, East London, and is married with four children and two grandchildren.


  1. ^ "John Grahl". Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "16th Workshop on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe, 24-26 September 2010 at the University of Crete, organised by the EuroMemo Group" Euro Memo Group; retrieved 19 April 2011
  3. ^ Grahl, John (May–June 2007). "A capitalist contrarian: diagnoses and prescriptions of Jean-Luc Gréau". New Left Review. New Left Review. II (69). 
  4. ^ Grahl, John (March–April 2001). "Globalized finance". New Left Review. New Left Review. II (8). 
  5. ^ Grahl, John (May–June 2001). "The sway of finance?". New Left Review. New Left Review. II (9). 
  6. ^ "Europe's inflexible bank - Le Monde diplomatique - English edition". 12 July 2005. Retrieved 15 January 2013.