Stefan Leins

Stefan Leins is assistant professor in anthropology at the University of Konstanz, Germany. Leins works on commodity trading, supply chains, financial analysis, forecasting practices, Islamic finance, socially responsible investing, the history of economic knowledge and the narrative dimension of finance. His first book Stories of Capitalism: Inside the Role of Financial Analysts was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2018. From January 2017 to December 2018, Leins co-coordinated and conducted research in the project Valueworks: Effects of Financialization along the Copper Value Chain, which was funded by the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS).