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Marc is a French and British national (dual citizenship). He worked as an associate professor of economics in Dijon, Burgundy, France before moving to Moldova. Marc has a Master of Science in International Business from London South Bank University and a PhD in economics from the university of Burgundy. Marc has also authored several research papers about Moldova including one academic book chapter about tourism 2.0 and Moldova Tours 2.0.




 Pilkington, M., 2013, The Global Financial Crisis and The New Monetary Consensus. London: Routledge, 269 pages


Pilkington, M, and Nair, G. 2016, Indo-French Educational Partnerships: Institutions, Technologies and Higher Education, London: Palgrave Macmillan


 Book Sections

  Pilkington, M., 2008. Transnational  Corporations  in  a  Monetary  Theory  of  Production:  a Macroeconomic  Analysis. In  Tomczonek Z.  (ed.),  Potencjał   gospodarczy i społeczny  wybranych krajów  Europy  i  świata, Politechnika  Bialostocka, Bialystok


Pilkington, M., 2009. The Financialization of Modern Economies in Monetary Circuit Theory. In S. Rossi and J.F. Ponsot (eds), The Political Economy of Monetary Circuits: Tradition and Change, Basingtoke, Macmillan Palgrave                                                                                                                                                                                          

 Pilkington, M. 2011. Real business cycles in recent dictionaries. In D. Besomi (ed.), Crises and cycles in dictionaries and encyclopedias, New York, Routledge       

 Pilkington, M. 2016. Bitcoin through the Lenses of Complexity Theory: Some Non-Orthodox Implications for Economic Theorizing, Handbook of Geographies of Money, edited by Ron Martin and Jane Pollard, Edward Elgar, 


 Pilkington, M. 2016. Tourism for development in the Republic of Moldova: empowering individuals and extending the reach of globalization though an innovative 2.0 digital platform, Handbook of Research on Individualism and Identity in the Globalized Digital Age A book edited by Francis Sigmund Topor, (Keio University, Japan), IGI Global E-Editorial Discovery, 


 Pilkington, M. 2016. Blockchain Technology: Principles and Applications, Handbook of Research on Digital Transformations’. edited by F. Xavier Olleros, and Majlinda Zhegu, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 



 Pilkington, M. 2007. The Concept of Social Marketing - From Local Initiatives to Global Integration - The Example of Health Care in Rural India. International Review of Business Research Papers, World Business Institute, 3 (6), pp. 328-346


 Pilkington, M. 2008.  Conceptualizing the Shadow Financial System in a Stock-Flow Consistent Framework. Global Business & Economics Anthology, Volume II, pp. 268-79


 Pilkington, M. 2010. Transnational Corporations in a Global Monetary Theory of Production: A World-Systems Perspective”, Journal of World-Systems Research, XVI (2), pp. 246-265 Available at http://www.jwsr.org/archive/volume-16-issue-2-2010


 Pilkington, M. 2011. The Sovereign Debt Crisis: a Transdisciplinary Approach. International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, (2) 4, pp.369–397, econlit


Pilkington, M. 2012. The French Evolution - France and the Europeanisation of Higher Education. Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management, 3 (1), pp.39-50, econlit


Pilkington, M. 2012. Economics as a polymorphic discursive construct - heterodoxy and pluralism. On The Horizon, Special Issue, Beyond market-fundamentalist economics: an agenda for heterodox economics to change the dominant narrative, pp. 239 – 252


 Pilkington, M. 2013. Global Trends in Higher Education: an Unexpected Convergence between France and India. International Journal of Education Economics and Development, 4(1), pp.1-19, econlit


 Pilkington, M. 2014. Converging higher education systems in a global setting -The example of France and India. European Journal of Education, 49 (1), 113-126


Pilkington M., Sinapi C. 2014, “Crisis Perception in Financial Media Discourse: a Concrete Application through the Minskian/Mainstream Opposition”, On The Horizon, special issue Language and Economics, Vol. 22, Issue 4.


 Pilkington M. 2014. “Economic Theorizing, Discursive Analysis and Pluralism in the Classroom - Evidence from Postgraduate Teaching in a French University”, International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, Vol. 5 No. 4, pp.308 - 326 econlit,


Pilkington, M. 2015. “Why do we need to replace DSGE models? A Critical View on Pre-Crisis Central Bank Models”, In O. Radonjić and C. Sinapi (eds.), Financial Instability and Economic Development in Emerging Markets: Controversies and Critical Issues, Limes Plus, Vol. XI, No. 3, pp.79-94.


 Pilkington, M. 2015. "A review of Devenir Soi by Jacques Attali: through the lenses of liberalism and Buddhism", On The Horizon, special issued edited by Tanweer Ali, Volume 23 Issue 3


Pilkington, M. 2015. ‘Where did the money go? Endogenous money creation for international fraudulent purposes: the case of the 2015 Moldovan banking scandal’, Int. J. Pluralism and Economics Education, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp.251–271 Econlit


Pilkington, M. 2016. “Well-being, happiness and the structural crisis of neoliberalism -An interdisciplinary analysis through the lenses of emotions”, Mind & Society, econlit, forthcoming


Pilkington, M. 2017. “Does Patriotic Vigilance Make Any Sense in the Transnational Arena? A Cosmopolitan Alternative to the Globalization Paradox”, Review of International Business and Finance Volume 39, Part A, January, pp 502–512


Pilkington, M and Crudu, R. 2017. Can Blockchain Technology and Bitcoin Lift a Country Out of Poverty? The Example of the Republic of Moldova (Invited Paper), International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions

 Invited Conferences/Lectures


Lecture on my  book on Indo-French higher education partnerships (Palgrave), 24 September 2015, ASEM, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova


Fintech Storm Summit 2016, presentation on the blockchain, Mumbai, India, 12-13 May 2016


The Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, the International Jean Monnet EUREM 2016 Conference “Modern issues of EU’s development and relations between EU and Republic of Moldova”, November 24 – 25, 2016, Chisinau Moldova


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