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especially Monique Girard for helpful comments and suggestions on a previous draft. Abstract Our task in this paper is to analyze the organization of trading in the era of quantitative finance. To do so, we conduct an ethnography of arbitrage, the trading strategy that best exemplifies finance in the wake of the quantitative revolution. In contrast to value(More)
How to address empirically the calculative character of markets without dissolving it? In our paper, we propose a theoretical framework that helps to deal with markets without suspending their calculative properties. In the first section, we construct a broad definition of calculation, grounded on the anthropology of science and techniques. In the next(More)
  • ANALYSTS AS FRAME-MAKERS, Daniel Beunza, +25 authors Henry Blodget
  • 2005
and other participants at the 2003 EGOS " Markets-in-the-making " colloquium, 2003 Barcelona Gestió seminar, 2004 Performativity Workshop in Paris, EOI Seminar at Wharton and Strategy Research Forum in Athens for their inputs on earlier drafts of this paper.
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The opinions expressed in this document are those of the authors only, and do not represent the views of the institutions they work for. Comments are welcome. Please do not quote or cite without the authorization of the authors. Abstract: This paper examines the potentials of New Product Committees (i.e. New Product Approval) inside investment banks as(More)