CFP: Reading economics as political theory, 2021

Reading economics as political theory. Sciences Po Paris, 17-18 June 2021. Oliver Kessler, Samuel Knafo and Matthias Thiemann are organising a workshop on the politics of economic theory, to be held at Science Po next June. In this workshop, we want to build on these insights and pursue the idea …

New article: ‘The time that money requires’

The time that money requires: Use of the future and critique of the present in financial valuation. Fabian Muniesa and Liliana Doganova. Finance and Society, EarlyView (2020). The future is persistently considered in the sociology of finance from two divergent, problematic angles. The first approach consists in supplementing financial reasoning with …

Book review: ‘The value of transactions in the new data economy’

The value of transactions in the new data economy. Carola Westermeier. Finance and Society, EarlyView (2020). Along with tools for video-calls, cashless payment has been among one of the technologies that gained new momentum during the global pandemic. While paying with a credit or debit card has been an everyday practice …