Zeev Rosenhek is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Political Science and Communication at the Open University of Israel. His fields of research include political economy, state-society relations and institutional change. He has published articles on these areas in journals like Acta Sociologica, Ethnic and Racial Studies, International Sociology, Review of International Political Economy, Social Problems and Socio-Economic Review. He has lately published, with Daniel Maman, the book The Israeli Central Bank: Political Economy, Global Logics and Local Actors (Routledge, 2011). He is currently conducting a comparative study of the sense-making practices employed by the Fed, The European Central Bank, The Bank of England and the Bank of Japan during the current global financial crisis.