Economy and Society

(The TQCC of Economy and Society is 9. 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
Decarbonizing capital: Investment, divestment and the qualification of carbon assets19
Assembling Amaravati: speculative accumulation in a new Indian city19
The senatorial governance of Bitcoin: making (de)centralized money17
Real estate speculation: volatile social forms at a global frontier of capital16
Configuring the digital farmer: A nudge world in the making?16
Does economics have an ‘Africa problem’?15
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
Housing and economic inequality in the long run: The retreat of owner occupation14
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
Climate change and insurance13
Connecting risk: Systemic risk from finance to the digital13
Life and debt: A view from the south12
Recentering central banks: Theorizing state-economy boundaries as central bank effects11
The moral economy of work: Demanding jobs and deserving money in South Africa11
A journey through ‘infraspace’: The financial architecture of infrastructure11
Governing urban resilience: Insurance and the problematization of climate change10
The distribution of ignorance on financial markets9
Speculative substance: ‘physical gold’ in finance9
On the property of blockchains: comments on an emerging literature9
Thick claims and thin rights: Taxation and the construction of analogue property rights in Lagos9