Opinions: The Anthropology of Finance

Daromir Rudnyckyj, Aihwa Ong, Hirokazu Miyazaki, Benjamin Lee, Melissa S. Fisher


One of the more salutory effects of the financial crisis in 2007-8 has been the realization, even by some economists, that numbers do not explain everything and that social forms and relations also play a major part in financial trading. Here anthropologists (and some sociologists) have come to the fore. The JBA therefore asked a number of scholars to write an opinion piece about different aspects of the anthropology of finance that interested them. Here is what some of them kindly contributed.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22439/jba.v2i1.4071

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