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1. Introduction

Organization of the seminar.

 

2. Historical approach of financial markets

Reading:

Carruthers Bruce, 1996, “Trading on the London Stock Market”, In: City of Capital. Politics and Markets in the English Financial Revolution, Princeton University Press, p. 160-194.

Weber Max, 2000, “Stock and Commodity Exchanges [“Die Börse” (1894)]”, Theory and Society, 29(3), p. 305-338.

In French: Weber Max, 2010, Première partie, La bourse, Editions Allia.

3. Financialization

Presentation:

Krippner Greta, 2001, Chapter 3. “The Social Politics of U.S. Financial Deregulation”, Capitalizing on Crisis: The Political Origins of the Rise of Finance, Harvard University Press.

Reading:

Godechot Olivier, 2012, « Is finance responsible for the rise in wage inequality in France? », Socio-Economic Review, 10 (2), p. 1-24.

4. The performativity of financial theories

Presentation:

Muniesa Fabian, 2007, “Market technologies and the pragmatics of prices”, Economy and Society, 36 (3), 377-395

Reading:

MacKenzie Donald, Millo Yuval, 2003, “Constructing a market, performing theory: the historical sociology of a financial derivatives exchange”, American journal of sociology, 109 (1). 107-145.

 

In French: MacKenzie Donald, Millo Yuval, 2003, « Construction d'un marché et performation théorique : sociologie historique d'une bourse de produits dérivés financiers », Réseaux, vol. 21, n°122, p. 15-61.

 

5. Working on the market

Presentation:

Knorr-Cetina Karin, Bruegger Urs, “Global Microstructures: The Virtual Societies of Financial Markets”, American Journal of Sociology, 107(4): 905-950.

Reading:

Roth Louise-Marie, 2006, “Making the team. Managers, Peers, and Surbodinates”, Selling Women Short, Princeton University Press.

6. Rationalities

Presentation:

Smith Charles, 1999, Part 2. “The true believers”, Success and survival. Understanding the mind of the market, Rowman and Littlefeld, p. 25-72.

Reading:

Godechot Olivier, 2000, “Le bazar de la rationalité”, Politix, 13(52), 17-57.

In English: Godechot Olivier, 2000, “The bazaar of rationality”, Mimeo.

7. Social networks, prices and profits

Presentation:

Saavedraa Serguei, Hagerty Kathleen, Uzzi Brian, 2011. “Synchronicity, instant messaging, and performance among financial traders”, Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 1018462108v1-201018462

Saavedra Serguei, Duch Jordi, Uzzi Brian. “Tracking traders’ understanding of the market using e-communication data”, PLoS ONE 6(10): e26705.

Reading:

Baker Wayne, 1984, « The Social Structure of a National Securities Market », American Journal of Sociology, vol. 89, n°4, p. 775-811.

In French: Baker Wayne, 2005, “La structure sociale d’un marché à la criée”, Idees, n° 139, mars 2005, 56-69 et Idees, n° 140, juin 2005, 58-68.

8. Financial categories

Presentation:

Beunza Daniel, Garud Raghu, 2007. “Calculators, lemmings or frame-makers? the intermediary role of securities analysts”. The sociological review, 55 (s2), p. 13-39.

Reading:

Zuckerman Ezra, 2004. “Structural Incoherence and Stock Market Activity”, American Sociological Review, vol. 69, n°3, p. 405-432.

9. Finance labor market

Presentation:

Groysberg Boris, Linda-Eling Lee, Ashish Nanda, 2008, « Can They Take It with Them? The Portability of Star Knowledge Workers' Performance: Myth or Reality » Management Science, vol. 54, p. 1213 – 1230.

Reading:

Godechot Olivier, 2008, “"Hold-up" in finance: the conditions of possibility for high bonuses in the financial industry”, Revue française de sociologie, vol. 49, Supplement Annual English Edition, p. 95-123.

In French: Godechot Olivier, 2006, « Hold-up en finance. Les conditions de possibilité des bonus élevés dans l'industrie financière », Revue française de sociologie, vol. 47, n°2, p. 341-371.

10. Finance and transformations of firms

Presentation:

Heilbron, Johan, Verheul Jochem, Quak Sander, 2013, “The origins and early diffusion of “shareholder value” in the United States”, Theory and Society,

Reading:

Dobbin Frank, Jung Jiwook, 2013, “The Fund Manager-Value Revolution: How Institutional Investors Rewrote Shareholder Value”, Mimeo.

11. When finance gets into crisis

Presentation:

MacKenzie Donald, 2011, “The Credit Crisis as a Problem in the Sociology of Knowledge”, American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 116, No. 6 (May 2011), pp. 1778-1841.

Reading:

Fligstein Neil, Goldstein Adam, 2010, “The Anatomy of the Mortgage Securitization Crisis”, in Markets on Trial, part A, Emerald, 29-70.

 

12. Final exam

 




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