is a Professor at the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. She is a researcher and educator working at the intersection of international relations, political economy and social theory.
Jacqueline Best regularly writes blogs and opinion pieces on contemporary issues, including inflation and the political economy of the COVID-19 crisis.
Her current research is organized around three major themes: economic exceptionalism, quiet failures and varieties of ignorance and expertise.
- The Quiet Failures of Early Neoliberalism: From Rational Expectations to Keynesianism in Reverse.
- Seeing and Not-seeing like a Political Economist: The Historicity of Contemporary Political Economy and its Blind Spots [with Colin Hay, Genevieve LeBaron and Daniel Mügge]
- Blind spots in IPE: marginalized perspectives and neglected trends in contemporary capitalism [with Genevieve LeBaron, Daniel Mügge and Colin Hay]
- The Inflation Game: Targets, Practices and the Social Production of Monetary Credibility.
- Technocratic Exceptionalism: Monetary Policy and the Fear of Democracy.