Recalculating Wall Street Rationalities: A Rethinking of Financial Risk

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Recalculating Wall Street Rationalities: A Rethinking of Financial Risk

Dr. Ho discusses the culture of risk on Wall Street that enhances shareholder value but also generates corporate instabilities magnified by market dynamics and rhythms.

Monday, April 13, 2015
3:30pm-5:00pm
Room 002, Rockefeller Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Free Food, Lectures & Seminars

Professor Ho is a cultural anthropologist specializing in the anthropology of finance, globalization, and capitalism. She received her BA and MA from Stanford University and her Ph.D. in anthropology from Princeton University. She is author of Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street (Duke, 2009) based on work as both investment banker and researcher. Her talk will extend her work on the organizational culture of risk on Wall Street that stresses enhancing shareholder value but also generates corporate instabilities magnified by market dynamics and rhythms.

For more information, contact:
Joseph Cadoret

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