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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Call for Papers

7th Critical Finance Studies conference

Call for papers for 7th Critical Finance Studies conference to be held at the Copenhagen Business School in August. Organised by Ann-Christina Lange, Christian Borch and Ole Bjerg. Deadline for abstracts May 1.

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Call for Papers

Financialisation of everyday life

CFP for session at the Global Conference on Economic Geography at Oxford looking at the financialisation of everyday life. Organised by Shaun French & Karen Lai. Deadline April 30.

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Call for Papers

Domesticizing Financial Economies, Part 2

Call for papers for 'Domesticizing Financial Economies, Part 2', a mini-conference at this year's SASE at the London School of Economics. Deadline for abstracts 26th January.

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Call for Papers

Geographies of debt and indebtedness: everyday and comparative frames

Call for papers for a panel at the RGS conference in Exeter in September on Geographies of debt and indebtedness. Organised by Christopher Harker and Samuel Kirwan. Deadline Feb 10th.

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Event news

Child and Teen Consumption Conference 2016

Information about the 7th Child and Teen Consumption conference, to be held at Aalborg University, Denmark from 27-29th of April 2016.

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Journal News

Moving Consumption Special Issue

A new special issue of Consumption Markets & Culture edited by Helene Brembeck, Franck Cochoy & Johanna Moisander on 'Moving Consumption'

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Research news

Why More Diversity on Wall Street Might Fight Bubbles

Might ethnic diversity help combat market bubbles? Two recent pieces featuring David Stark on a recent paper that he co-authored

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Event news

IMTFI's Sixth Annual Conference for Funded Researchers - LIVE

The Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion at University of California, Irvine is LIVE online, over the course of the next two days.

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FEATURED

New Ernest Dichter online archive

Stefan Schwarzkopf highlights the launch of a fascinating archive of all the market and consumer research reports compiled by the famous (and notorious) motivation researcher Ernest Dichter between 1935 and the 1980s

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Infrastructures of money

Joe Deville on just how important the infrastructures of money are, reporting on a recent conference on Money as Communication at the University of Southern California

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Safety in numbers: Squatting as social and financial security

Are residents of squatter settlements in the "developing world" really less secure than home owners in wealthier countries? Perhaps not.

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Is it really so hard to sell better security to the poor?

In the context of the never-ending story cycle of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act this article considers the perennial question of why the poor have so often throughout history been considered resistant to policy reforms that were designed in their own interests.

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Mini-conference report: Domesticizing Financial Economies, SASE, Chicago

Jeanne Lazarus, Mariana Luzzi, and José Ossandón report on the SASE mini-conference they organised, including reflections on what they term the "Zelizerian turn"

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