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Lives Outside the Lines: a Symposium in Honour of Marlene Kadar
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  • Star Power and Risk. A Political Economic Study of Casting Trends in Hollywood 

    McMahon, James (2022)
    This paper builds an empirical and theoretical model to analyze how the financial goal of risk reduction changed the insides of Hollywood’s star system. For the moviegoer looking at Hollywood cinema from the outside, the ...
  • Die Wahrheit über Inflation (The Truth About Inflation) 

    Fix, Blair (2022)
    Milton Friedman ist seit mehr als einem Jahrzehnt tot, doch sein Denken wirkt noch immer nach. In den 1960er Jahren erklärte Friedman einmal, dass Inflation immer und überall ein monetäres Phänomen sei — ein Problem der ...
  • Das Ritual der Kapitalisierung (The Ritual of Capitalization) 

    Fix, Blair (2022)
    Wenn man genau hinhört, kann man zuhören, wie Jeff Bezos immer reicher wird. Da ist es schon wieder, dieses Geräusch. Eine weitere Milliarde in Bezos‘ Kassen. Lassen Sie uns diesen Klang des Geldes mit ein paar Zahlen ...
  • From Passive Owners to Planet Savers? Asset Managers, Carbon Majors and the Limits of Sustainable Finance 

    Baines, Joseph; Hager, Sandy Brian (2022)
    This article examines the role of the Big Three asset management firms – BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street – in corporate environmental governance. Specifically, it charts the Big Three’s relationships with the ...
  • In Search of Sabotage 

    McMahon, James; Fix, Blair (2022)
    A key aspect of Jonathan Nitzan and Shimshon Bichler’s theory of ‘capital as power’ is that it treats property not as a productive asset, but as a negative social relation. Property, Nitzan and Bichler argue, is an ...

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