Consumer Finance Research Methods Toolkit by Erin B. Taylor and Gawain Lynch

The CFRM Toolkit: Methods for understanding consumers in a changing world of finance

12th May 2016

Consumer finance globally is undergoing a process of rapid change. How can we adapt our research methods to understand changing consumer behaviour? The newly-launched CFRM Toolkit reviews cutting-edge methods in consumer finance research. Read More

From Prizes to Prices and Vice Versa

21st March 2016

Call for papers for ‘Prizes and Prices’, an event that will take place on January 13-14, 2017 at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy. The event is co-organised by David Stark, Elena Esposito, Kristian Kreiner, Celia Lury, Fabian Muniesa, and Christine Musselin. Deadline for abstracts May 31, 2016. Read More

Ethnography and New Money

13th March 2016

Very exciting looking event at Alliance Manchester Business school, with presentations and panel discussion from some of the leading authorities in the social studies of finance. Speakers include Bill Maurer, Ismail Erturk, Michael Pryke, Adam Leaver, Donncha Kavanagh, and Yuval Millo. Read More

New Book: The Sociology of Consumption: A Global Approach

29th January 2016

Announcing a major new book by Joel Stillerman, proposing a global approach to the sociological study of consumption. Read More

‘Agencing Markets’ Special Issue

28th January 2016

A new Special Issue of Consumption, Markets and Culture: ‘Agencing Markets’. Edited by Franck Cochoy, Pascale Trompette & Luis Araujo and featuring additional contributions by Michel Callon, Joe Deville, Alexandre Mallard, Susi Geiger, John Finch, Hans Kjellberg, Johan Hagberg,
Cédric Calvignac, and Céline Cholez. Read More

Marketplace Icons

28th January 2016

A selection of articles in Consumption Markets and Culture’s ‘Marketplace Icon’ series are now online. Papers ranging from looking at the MP3, to teddy bears, to the mobile phone Read More