Monetized time-space: derivatives – money's 'new imaginary'?

  title={Monetized time-space: derivatives – money's 'new imaginary'?},
  author={Michael Pryke and John Allen},
  journal={Economy and Society},
  pages={264 - 284}
This paper examines some of the ways in which the everyday is becoming connected into the world of finance, a process facilitated through so-called derivatives.The increasing use of derivatives is traced to the collapse of the Bretton Woods agreement and the ways in which innovative developments in financial engineering were used to overcome the uncertainties of interest rate, currency and price risks that grew apace from the early 1970s. We argue that these risks are not ‘more of the same… 
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