Olivier Butzbach
H: Markets, Firms, and Institutions

Olivier Butzbach is a Senior Researcher in Political Economy at the Department of Political Science of the University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” (Italy). He holds a PhD from the European University Institute. Olivier’s main research interests are in the fields of comparative capitalism, comparative financial systems, institutional and organization theory. In particular, Olivier studies the impact of institutional and non-institutional factors on the evolution of not-for-profit banking systems throughout the XIXth and XXth century, in countries such as France, Italy and the United Kingdom. He is also interested in theoretical discussions about the interrelationships between organizational fields, populations, and institutional logics. He is the author of multiple publications on these themes, notably in journals such as Organization Studies, Business History, Accounting, Economics and Law: A Convivium,Politics and Society, the Brazilian Review of Political Economy and Schmollers Jahrbuch. Together with Kurt von Mettenheim, he has edited a volume on Alternative Banking and Financial Crisisfor Routledge in 2014.

Olivier has been a member of SASE since 2003, has participated in over 12 SASE annual conferences since then, and is the co-organizer of Network H (Markets, Firms, Institutions) since 2017.

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