The Trading Crowd

The Trading Crowd

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In 1992, an explosion of qstock feverq hit Shanghai. Ellen Hertz's anthropological study sets the stock market and its players in the context of Shanghai society, and probes the dominant role played by the state, which has yielded a stock market very different from those of the West. She explains the way in which investors and officials construct a qmoral storylineq to make sense of this great structural innovation, identifying a struggle among the big investors, the little investors and the state to control the market.An Ethnography of the Shanghai Stock Market Ellen Hertz. The lecturers at these courses varied tremendously in quality and background. Some were university professors in economics or finance, eager to earn a little money to supplementanbsp;...

Title:The Trading Crowd
Author:Ellen Hertz
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1998-06-18


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