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Taylor Spears

  • PhD in Sociology
  • Honorary Fellow
  • University of Edinburgh School of Social and Political Science
  • 6PublicationsNumber of items in Taylor's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 6Followers

Research interests

MathematicsAnthropology of CalculationSociology of Scientific KnowledgeOTC DerivativesSwap MarketsValuationSociology of FinanceEconomic Sociology

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Publications (5)

  • Phishing for Phools

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  • Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation & Deception

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  • `A Device For Being Able to Book P&L': The Organizational Embedding of the Gaussian Copula

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  • `The Formula That Killed Wall Street': The Gaussian Copula and Modelling Practices in Investment Banking

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  • Fighting Over Financial Models

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Professional experience

Honorary Fellow

University of Edinburgh, School for Social and Political Science

September 2016 - Present

Doctoral Candidate

School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

September 2010 - Present

Research Fellow - Sociology of Financial Modelling

University of Edinburgh Sociology

June 2014 - September 2016(2 years)

Education

Ph.D Sociology

University of Edinburgh, School for Social and Political Science

September 2010 - June 2014(4 years)