Sub-theme 28: The Politics of Valuation

Fabian Muniesa, Mines ParisTech, France
Claes-Fredrik Helgesson, Linköping University, Sweden
Monika Krause, London School of Economics, UK, & Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Finland
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, SP s05 (ground floor)
Pricing and Money
Chair: Claes-Fredrik Helgesson
Liz McFall
The politics of personalised insurance pricing in the age of wearable devices
Subhadeep Datta and Stoyan V. Sgourev
Wicket game: Evaluation regimes in cricket and mechanisms of inequality
Hans Kjellberg, and Ebba Sjögren
Market signals? A cross-country comparison of pharmaceutical list pricing
Diane-Laure Arjaliès and Delphine Gibassier
Money, morals and valuation: How local and complementary currencies question the global financial system
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, SP s05 (ground floor)
Measure beyond Money
Chair: Susi Geiger
Rita Samiolo and Afshin Mehrpouya
Enticing the 'will to perform'
Mette Mogensen
When numbers are too good – The valuations and politics of the good work environment
Kathia Serrano Velarde
Making every penny count. Valuation and rationalization practices in academic grant-writing
Daniel Neyland
Getting close to the politics of valuation: A study of UK research assessment
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, SP s05 (ground floor)
Chair: Daniel Neyland
Liliana Doganova
Discounting and the making of the future: On uncertainty in forest management and drug development
Hyojung Sun
Valuation for popular or not-so-popular music on the digital valorisation networks
Désirée Waibel
Chaos of Valuations. On trans-situational links and the political challenges of valuations
Thomas Reverdy
The valuation of “Negawatts”: The controversial articulation of demand-side management with electricity markets
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, SP s05 (ground floor)
Performing Markets
Chair: Liliana Doganova
José Ossandón
The concept of market
Susi Geiger and Nicole Gross
‘A tidal wave of inevitable data’: Reflections on the assetization and valorization of consumer genetics
Peter Karnøe and Henrik Bach Mortensen
Never mind your numbers: Performing political valuation in energy infrastructure investments
Brieuc Petit, Brice Laurent and Alexandre Mallard
A European market for “green-ness”? The politics of valuing the environmental quality of electricity.
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, SP s05 (ground floor)
Marketing Metrics
Chair: Philip Roscoe
Robert Cluley
"Making measurement make sense": The tangled webs of standards
Stefan Schwarzkopf
The profane asketerion of test towns: Projecting and simulating product successes and failures in a feed-forward economy
Angèle Christin
Counting clicks: Quantification in Web Journalism in the United States and France
Vern L. Glaser, Mariam L. Krikorian and Peer C. Fiss
The Market That Should Not Be: Constructing a Market for Singularities
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, SP s05 (ground floor)
Data and Governance
Chair: Monika Krause
Andrea Mennicken and Fabian Muniesa
Governing through value: Public service and the asset rationale
David Yarrow
The economy multiple: ‘Micro-macro gaps’ and the quest for distributional national accounts
Julia Kirch Kirkegaard, Koray Çalışkan and Peter Karnøe
Varieties of Marketization: Making of Wind Power Markets in Danish Democracy, Chinese Totalitarianism, and Turkish Authoritarianism
Sarah Wadmann and Klaus Lindgaard Høyer
The straw that broke the camel’s back. Valuations and the sustainability of infrastructures for data production and exchange
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, SP s05 (ground floor)
Strange Familiar Entities
Chair: Fabian Muniesa
Frank Meier and Thorsten Peetz
Observing saints. Contestation in valuation constellations
Ana Carolina (Kelly) R. Macatangay and Philip Roscoe
When ‘good performance’ is no longer ‘good’: Politics of valuation in the US Child Support Enforcement Program
Ida Schrøder and Amalie M. Hauge
What is a good match? Strategies of hybridyzing in child protection
Monika Krause and Katherine Robinson
Curating the zoo: Visitor value, conservation value and the specific constraints of managing a living collection