Economy and Society

(The median citation count of Economy and Society is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Speculation: a political economy of technologies of imagination56
‘Responsible investment’: ESG and the post-crisis ethical order56
Beyond surveillance capitalism: Privacy, regulation and big data in Europe and China44
Financialization with Chinese characteristics? Exchanges, control and capital markets in authoritarian capitalism43
The New Permanent Universal Owners: Index funds, patient capital, and the distinction between feeble and forceful stewardship30
Neo-socialist governmentality: managing freedom in the People’s Republic of China26
Data money: The socio-technical infrastructure of cryptocurrency blockchains22
On why Uber has not taken over the world21
‘Meaningless work’: How the datafication of health reconfigures knowledge about work and erodes professional judgement20
Assembling Amaravati: speculative accumulation in a new Indian city19
Decarbonizing capital: Investment, divestment and the qualification of carbon assets19
The senatorial governance of Bitcoin: making (de)centralized money17
Configuring the digital farmer: A nudge world in the making?16
Real estate speculation: volatile social forms at a global frontier of capital16
Migrant workers, ‘modern slavery’ and the politics of representation in Italian tomato production15
Speculating on sovereignty: ‘money mining’ and corporate foreign policy at the extractive industry frontier15
Does economics have an ‘Africa problem’?15
Speculations on infrastructure: from colonial public works to a post-colonial global asset class on the Indian railways 1840–201714
Rescaling index insurance for climate and development in Africa14
Housing and economic inequality in the long run: The retreat of owner occupation14
Connecting risk: Systemic risk from finance to the digital13
Climate change and insurance13
Life and debt: A view from the south12
A journey through ‘infraspace’: The financial architecture of infrastructure11
Recentering central banks: Theorizing state-economy boundaries as central bank effects11
The moral economy of work: Demanding jobs and deserving money in South Africa11
Governing urban resilience: Insurance and the problematization of climate change10
Thick claims and thin rights: Taxation and the construction of analogue property rights in Lagos9
The distribution of ignorance on financial markets9
Speculative substance: ‘physical gold’ in finance9
On the property of blockchains: comments on an emerging literature9
Institutionalizing neoclassical economics in Africa: Instruments, ideology and implications8
Beyond performativity: Material futures of finance8
Accumulation by immobilization: Migration, mobility and money in Libya7
The role played by large firms in generating income inequality: UK FTSE 100 pay practices in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries7
Bridges, platforms and satellites: Theorizing the power of global philanthropy in international development6
Growth at risk: Boundary walkers, stylized facts and the legitimacy of countercyclical interventions6
(De-)assetizing pharmaceutical patents: Patent contestations behind a blockbuster drug6
Suspensory indebtedness: time, morality and power asymmetry in experiences of consumer debt6
The emergence of regulatory capitalism in Africa6
Affective technologies of welfare deterrence in Australia and the United Kingdom6
What happened to the theory of African capitalism?6
Hazardous simulations: Pricing climate risk in US coastal insurance markets6
Elinor Ostrom and public health6
Narrating imagined crises: How central bank storytelling exerts infrastructural power5
Living, not just surviving: The politics of refusing low-wage jobs in urban South Africa5
Global health, accelerated: Rapid diagnostics and the fragile solidarities of ‘emergency R&D’5
Acceleration, development and technocapitalism at the Silicon Cape of Africa5
Strategic ignorance and crises of trust: Un-anticipating futures and governing food supply chains in the shadow of Horsegate5
Insurantialization and the moral economy of ex ante risk management in the Caribbean5
From social security to state-sanctioned insecurity: How welfare reform mimics the commodification of labour through greater state intervention5
Uncomfortable knowledge in central banking: Economic expertise confronts the visibility dilemma5
Recentring the margins: Theorizing African capitalism after 50 years5
The reproduction of capital through financial education4
Money for everything? Universal basic income in a crisis4
Economy and society in COVID times4
Traders of gametes, brokers of values: Mediating commercial gamete donations in Delhi4
Enacting a rational actor: Roboadvisors and the algorithmic performance of ideal types4
Independence without purpose? Macroprudential regulation at the Bundesbank4
All that is solid melts into code4
Europe’s ‘Hamiltonian moment’? On the political uses and explanatory usefulness of a recurrent historical comparison4