Guadalupe Moreno

Guadalupe Moreno is a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. She obtained her Ph.D. in 2020 from the University of Cologne. In her dissertation “Working fictions of money: the making of currency (dis)trust in Argentina (1880-2020)”, she combined political economy and economic sociology approaches to the study of contemporary money and studied the socio-political and institutional processes that underpin trust in contemporary fiat money. In particular, she analyzed the mechanisms through which crises destroyed trust in money and stressed the importance of a successful politics of expectations to ensure monetary governability and foster trust. Guadalupe’s broader research interests include economic sociology and political economy approaches to money, studies of financial crises, central bank policies; social inequality; and qualitative and mixed methods.

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