Ana Santos WP 5 Leader
CENTRE FOR SOCIAL STUDIES, SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS,UNIVERSITYOF COIMBRA, COIMBRA, PORTUGAL
is Senior Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies (CES) of the University of Coimbra, Portugal. She received her PhD in Philosophy and Economics from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Her research has focused on the theoretical and political implications of recent developments of economics, namely the application of experimental and behavioral economics in market building and other socioeconomic institutions and its impact on human behaviour. More recently, she has been working on financialisation and household indebtedness. Recent publications: Santos, A.C.; Rodrigues, J. “Neoliberalism in the laboratory? Experimental economics on markets and their limits” New Political Economy (forthcoming); Santos, A.C. (2011), “Behavioural and experimental economics: are they really transforming economics?”, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 35, 705-728; Santos, A.C. (2010), The Social Epistemology of Experimental Economics, London and New York: Routledge; Santos, A.C.; Rodrigues, J. (2009), ‘Economics as Social Engineering? Questioning the Performativity Thesis’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 33: 5, 985-1000.