Department of Organization

Associate professor

Room: KIL/14.A-3.91
José Ossandn

José Ossandón was educated as a sociologist at Universidad Católica in Chile and was awarded a PhD at Goldsmiths University of London. He has been at CBS since 2013. His research relates to developments in economic sociology and anthropology, organization and science and technology studies, and social theory. His current research focuses on two main areas. The first area is the organization of markets. In particular, he studies experts that claim to be able to make markets to solve matters of collective concerns. The second is the management of households’ financial economies. Here, he expects to help bridging between studies of mundane economic practices and analyses of the calculative devices produced by financial firms. He initiated the collective blog Estudios de la Economia and is an associate editor at the Journal of Cultural Economy and member of the editorial board of Valuation Studies and Sociologica. At IOA, he actively collaborates with colleagues of the Market and Valuation research group.

Primary research areas

•    Organization of Markets
•    Social Studies of Finance
•    Cultural and Social Theory

Administrative tasks

Study Board Member for MSc in Social Sciences.

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Organizing Markets (MSc, Strategy, Organisation and Leadership)

Creating markets for sustainable products (elective MSc in Economics and Business Administration)

Creative Business project and Methods for Creative Industry Analysis (MSoSc in Management of Creative Business Processes)

Selected publications

•    Ossandón (2017) ‘My story has no strings attached’: Credit cards, market devices and a stone guest
•    Ossandón (2015) ‘Insurance and the Sociologies of Markets’
•    McFall & Ossandón (2014) ‘What’s new in the ‘new, new economic sociology’ and should Organisation Studies care?
•    Ossandón (2014) ‘Sowing consumers in the garden of mass retailing in Chile’
•    Ossandón (2012) ‘¿Cómo se hace un mercado?... Agregue: formaciones sociales, conflictos políticos y economistas’

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José Ossandón; Tomás Ariztía; Camila Peralta / Accounting in the Margin : Financial Ecologies in between Big and Small Data.
In: Money at the Margins: Global Perspectives on Technology, Financial Inclusion, and Design. . ed. /Bill Maurer; Smoki Musaraj; Ivan Small. : Berghahn Books 2018, p. 200-220 (The Human Economy, Vol. 6)
Book chapter > peer review
Paul du Gay; José Ossandón / Introduction : “Science as a Vocation” as a Spiritual Exercise.
In: Sociologica, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2018, p. 117-124
Journal article > peer review
José Ossandón / 'My Story Has No Strings Attached' : Credit Cards, Market Devices and a Stone Guest.
In: Markets and the Arts of Attachment. ed. /Franck Cochoy; Joe Deville; Liz McFall. Abingdon : Routledge 2017, p. 132-146 (CRESC. Culture, Economy and the Social)
Book chapter > peer review
José Ossandón; Tomás Ariztía; Macarena Barros; Camila Peralta / Contabilidad en los márgenes : Ecologías financieras entre big y small data.
In: Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2017, p. e1-e26
Journal article > peer review
José Ossandón; Joe Deville; Jeanne Lazarus; Mariana Luzzi / Domesticizing Financial Economies : Studying Finance In-between Market Devices, Everyday Calculation and Government.
Paper presented at 24th International Conference of Europeanists, 2017
Paper > peer review
José Ossandón / The Concept of Market
Paper presented at The 33rd EGOS Colloquium 2017, 2017
Paper > peer review
Joe Deville; Jeanne Lazarus; Mariana Luzzi; José Ossandón / Domesticizing Financial Economies : Studying Finance In-between Market Devices, Everyday Calculation and Government.
Paper presented at SASE 28th Annual Conference, 2016
Paper > peer review
José Ossandón / Mysteries and Conspiracies: Detective Stories, Spy Novels And The Making Of Modern Societies
In: Organization, Vol. 23, No. 5, 9.2016, p. 796-798
Book review > peer review
José Ossandón; Trine Pallesen / Testing the Provoked Economy
In: Journal of Cultural Economy, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2016, p. 310-315
Book review > peer review
Christian Frankel; José Ossandón; Trine Pallesen / The Organization of Markets for Collective Concerns
Paper presented at The 6th Latin American and European Meeting on Organizational Studies, 2016
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