Untangling the credit crisis: Donald MacKenzie and the culture hypothesis

November 27, 2009

Donald MacKenzie, a leading contributor in the social studies of finance, has just published a short op-ed in the Financial Times providing his view of the credit crisis.

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/1bc75024-d9df-11de-ad94-00144feabdc0.html

At this point, it is crucial that other sociologists react to and scrutinize this perspective. Views? Comments?

3 Responses to “Untangling the credit crisis: Donald MacKenzie and the culture hypothesis”


  1. Daniel, does Donald have a longer version of this argument in print somewhere? I read the op-ed, but I didn’t feel like I got enough of the texture of the differences between the two groups to evaluate its importance.


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