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Eeva Kesküla: How capitalists think about labor dynasties and corporate ethics

This contribution looks at the implications of how capitalists think about corporate ethics and moral obligations in monoindustrial towns. I present the cases of two mining towns in…

Georg Materna: “Two tribes of capitalists”: Neoconomists and politiconomists in a Senegalese marketplace

Research on capitalism commonly distinguishes between neoclassical economics and political economy. If neoclassical economics have dominated scientific debates since the 1930s at the latest, the ninet…

Patrick Neveling and Tijo Salverda: How capitalists think—about belonging, moralities, global entanglements, and historical social processes, for example

Given that nowadays most people live in societies organized according to capitalist principles and given that few oppose those principles fundamentally, capitalists may well constitute the world’s lar…

Anthropology for economists

Do economists read anthropology? Certainly David Graeber’s and Gillian Tett’s books have gained traction. Graeber’s “Debt: The First 5,000 Years” ranks at #19 in Amazon&…