Plastic Money: The Construction of Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Post-communist Countries | A luncheon discussion with Alya Guseva
- Starts: 12:30 pm on Tuesday, September 17, 2013
- Ends: 1:50 pm on Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Join us for the first in a series of upcoming lunch talks with European Studies Faculty. Alya Guseva, Associate Professor of Sociology, will discuss her forthcoming book, co-authored with Akos Rona-Tas from the University of California, San Diego, covers Bulgaria, China, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Ukraine and Vietnam, this discussion will center around credit markets in eastern Europe. Marc Rysman, Professor of Economics, will respond. Alya Guseva is an economic sociologist with interests in market formation, particularly the development of new financial and consumer markets in emerging economies of Eastern and Central Europe. Her dissertation research on Russia’s emerging credit card market culminated in the publication of Into the Red: The Birth of the Credit Card Market in Postcommunist Russia (Stanford University Press, 2008).
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