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Back-office intricacy: the description of financial objects in an investment bank

Fabian Muniesa, Dominique Chabert, Marceline Ducrocq-Grondin and Susan V. Scott.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Investment Banking; Economic Sociology; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Information and Communication Technologies. 10547 words.

The complexity of contemporary finance translates into what we call the problem of “description”: the problem of constructing robust, flexible, portable, and mutually compatible depictions...

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Crafting your way out of the recession? New craft entrepreneurs and the global economic downturn

Doreen Jakob.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Economic Sociology; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7968 words.

Economic developers often celebrate making crafts for a living as a growing sector and positive career choice in these difficult economic times. Craft-making has not only been defined as a...

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Cultural districts and the challenge of authenticity: the case of Piedmont, Italy

Lorenzo Mizzau and Fabrizio Montanari.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Sociology; Regional Government Analysis; Services. 11108 words.

Despite the globalizing nature of contemporary cultural artefacts, in many cases creativity seems to be still very much grounded in local geographic, social and economic contexts. In...

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Erosion or innovation?

Annetje T. Ottow.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic Sociology; Public Economics. 7895 words.

Looking at competition agencies world wide, we can see the emergence of a new trend, with more and more agencies merging with others and creating new combinations. Competition agencies are...

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The far side of international business: local initiatives in the global workshop

Gard Hopsdal Hansen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Sociology; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8625 words.

This article presents a case study of the entry of two Norwegian lifeboat companies into the Chinese production system. Rather than merely studying the situation through the eyes of these...

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Greening the economy: interrogating sustainability innovations beyond the mainstream

Anna R. Davies and Sue J. Mullin.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Corporate Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 11747 words.

Current international economic and environmental conditions have led to increasing calls for alternative pathways of development. Globally, the language of a green economy is being promoted...

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Information overload, navigation, and the geography of mediated markets

Johannes Glückler and José Luis Sánchez-Hernández.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Primary Products; Economic Sociology; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 10927 words.

This article integrates arguments from the perspectives of the economics of information and of the economy of qualities to analyze the spatial consequences of digital technology and...

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Life on the edge: navigating the competitive tensions between the ‘social’ and the ‘economic’ in the social economy and in its relations to the mainstream

Ray Hudson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Capitalist Systems; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 9776 words.

Drawing on detailed empirical research in the UK, in this article I explore the motivations that lie behind the formation of social economy organisations (SEOs) and the multiple...

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Of Tastes and Values

Guido Calabresi.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Law and Economics; Tort Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 8249 words.

This lecture was delivered by Judge Calabresi upon receiving the Ronald H. Coase Medal at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economic Association at Stanford Law School on May 18,...

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Paintings and numbers: an econometric investigation of sales rates, prices, and returns in Latin American art auctions

Nauro F. Campos and Renata Leite Barbosa.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2009; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 10794 words.

This paper uses a unique data set of Latin American paintings auctioned by Sotheby's between 1995 and 2002 to investigate several puzzles from the recent auctions literature. Our results...

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