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Do Economists Make Markets?
On the Performativity of Economics
Edited by Donald MacKenzie, Fabian Muniesa & Lucia Siu

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations, Boxes, and Tables vii
Acknowledgments ix
Chapter 1: Introduction by Donald MacKenzie, Fabian Muniesa, and Lucia Siu 1
Chapter 2: The Social Construction of a Perfect Market: The Strawberry Auction at Fontaines-en-Sologne by Marie-France Garcia-Parpet 20
Chapter 3: Is Economics Performative? Option Theory and the Construction of Derivatives Markets by Donald MacKenzie 54
Chapter 4: Decoding Finance: Articulation and Liquidity around a Trading Room by Vincent-Antonin Lépinay 87
Chapter 5: How to Do Things with Experimental Economics by Francesco Guala 128
Chapter 6: Economic Experiments and the Construction of Markets by Fabian Muniesa and Michel Callon 163
Chapter 7: Markets Made Flesh: Performativity, and a Problem in Science Studies, Augmented with Consideration of the FCC Auctions by Philip Mirowski and Edward Nik-Khah 190
Chapter 8: Which Way Is Up on Callon? by Petter Holm 225
Chapter 9: The Properties of Markets by Timothy Mitchell 244
Chapter 10: Do Statistics "Perform" the Economy? by Emmanuel Didier 276
Chapter 11: What Does It Mean to Say That Economics Is Performative? by Michel Callon 311
List of Contributors 358
Index 363

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