Apple Business Model: New CRESC Working Paper available to download

2nd May 2012

A new working paper by Froud, Johal, Leaver, and Williams, look in more detail at issues explored in the recent CRESC workshop on the Apple Business Model Read More

News from Estudios de la Economía

17th April 2012

José Ossandón with an update from Estudios de la Economía, including links to interviews and conversations with Bill Maurer, Mark Granovetter, and Richard Swedberg Read More

CRESC Apple Business Model workshop

11th April 2012

A new CRESC workshop on the Apple business model featuring Bill Lazonick, Karel Williams and Aditya Chakrabortty Read More

CRESC Seminar: How methods move in markets, March 30

2nd March 2012

CRESC event in London, with speakers including Michel Callon, Adam Leaver, Fabian Muniesa and Karel Williams Read More

“Contesting Markets”: Special issue of JAPE just out

29th February 2012

On the latest issue of the Journal of Australian Political Economy (JAPE) – a special issue on ‘Contesting Markets’ Read More

Working Paper: Advertising and Imitation

24th February 2012

Liz Mcfall, on why it’s not advertising itself that makes people consume but the ‘fit’ between different social, technical and material elements of market devices Read More

Uneconomics essay series: Call for contributions

22nd February 2012

Will Davies, over on potlatch, is looking for contributions to a new essay series at openDemocracy, under the title of ‘Uneconomics’. Read More

CRESC Annual Conference: Call for Papers

19th February 2012

Having played a key role in helping this site get off the ground, we thought it only right and proper that we highlight the forthcoming CRESC Annual Conference and call for papers (deadline April 20th). Read More


‘Making a buck in a blind man’s world’

19th February 2012

Linsey McGoey on new perspectives on the political and economic value of ignorance and the deliberate harnessing of ways of not-knowing Read More

Curiosity, packaging, and the economics of surprise

19th February 2012

Franck Cochoy on how packaging implements a triple economy … of curiosity, desire and surprise. Read More