Platform Economies
Research Network

Data Enclaves

Kean Birch | November 10, 2023

Data Money: Inside Cryptocurrencies, Their Communities, Markets, and Blockchains

Koray Caliskan | August 1, 2023

Platform economies: Beyond the North-South divide

Janet Roitman | January 27, 2023

Economies of Virtue – The Circulation of ‘Ethics’ in AI

Edited by Thao Phan, Jake Goldenfein, Declan Kuch, and Monique Mann | December 1, 2022

Imprinting the economy: The structural power of venture capital

Franziska Cooiman | November 16, 2022

Assetization and the ‘new asset geographies’

Kean Birch and Callum Ward | November 8, 2022

The Algorithmic Distribution of News

James Meese and Sara Bannerman | September 25, 2022

Reflexive expectations in innovation financing: An analysis of venture capital as a mode of valuation, Social Studies of Science.

Kean Birch | August 15, 2022

Knowledge/Seizure: Debt and Data in Kenya’s Zero Balance Economy

Emma Park and Kevin Donovan | March 16, 2022

The Elephant in the Dark: A New Framework for Cryptocurrency Taxation and Exchange Platform Regulation in the US

Koray Çalışkan | March 4, 2022

Big Tech

Kean Birch and Kelly Bronson | February 15, 2022

Data money makers: An ethnographic analysis of a global cryptocurrency community

Koray Caliskan | December 27, 2021

Public service media, innovation policy and the ‘crowding out’ problem

James Meese | December 20, 2021

International Consultancy Firms and African States: New Debt Bonds

Janet Roitman | September 1, 2021

Techniques of Use: Confronting Value Systems of Productivity, Progress, and Usefulness in Computing and Design

Cindy Lin and Silvia Lindtner | May 6, 2021

Data as asset? The measurement, governance, and valuation of digital personal data by Big Tech

Kean Birch, DT Cochrane, Callum Ward | May 16, 2021

Phenomenal World: Supercomputer

Ella Coon | January 16, 2021

Africa Rising. Class or Finance?

Janet Roitman | January 1, 2021

Data money: The socio-technical infrastructure of cryptocurrency blockchains

Koray Çaliskan | December 1, 2020

Prototype Nation: China and the Contested Promise of Innovation

A vivid look at China’s shifting place in the global political economy of technology production.

Silvia Lindtner | September 15, 2020

Public Seminar: Is Capitalism in Crisis, Dying, Dead — or Very Much Alive, for Better or Worse?

In search of an elusive concept

Ben Kodres-O'Brien | August 27, 2020

Public Seminar: Where Is the Risk in the COVID Economy? A look at shadow banking

Janet Roitman and Andrew Moon | July 30, 2020

Learning from lines: Critical COVID data visualizations and the quarantine quotidian

Emily Bowe, Erin Simmons, Shannon Mattern | July 27, 2020

How should we theorize algorithms? Five ideal types in analyzing algorithmic normativities

Francis Lee & Lotta Björklund Larsen | August 13, 2019

Recalibration in counting and accounting practices: Dealing with algorithmic output in public and private

Farzana Dudhwala & Lotta Björklund Larsen | July 17, 2019

Chasing Innovation: Making Entrepreneurial Citizens in Modern India

A vivid look at how India has developed the idea of entrepreneurial citizens as leaders mobilizing society and how people try to live that promise.

Lilly Irani | March 12, 2019

Technoscience Rent: Toward a Theory of Rentiership for Technoscientific Capitalism

Kean Birch | February 6, 2019

A Fair Share of Tax: A Fiscal Anthropology of Contemporary Sweden

Lotta Björklund Larsen | January 15, 2018

Women’s Studies Quarterly: PRECARIOUS WORK

This issue explores the political work of precarity and the precarity of work itself through both text and image.

Edited by Alyson Cole and Victoria Hattam | December 12, 2017


Janet Roitman | November 1, 2013


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