Felipe González López

Felipe González-López is associate professor at the Universidad Central de Chile, where he leads since 2020 the Max Planck Partner Group for the Study of the Economy and the Public. He got his PhD in Sociology from the Max Plank Institute for the Study of Societies, in Cologne, where he researched the financialization of households. During his postdoctoral research funded by the National Council of Science and Technology in Chile, he investigated the conditions that lead to the politicization of debt and the rise of social movements of debtors. His most current area of research bridges economic sociology to communication studies, in order to understand the way in which both conventional and social media contribute to the formation of economic expectations in the public sphere.

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