Sciences Po, Paris
Area of expertise: Economic Sociology, Shadow banking
Matthias Thiemann’s research interests lie at the intersection of international political economy, economic sociology and the social studies of finance. He has published several peer-reviewed articles on the regulation of the shadow banking sector, pointing to the globally fractured regulatory system (2012, 2014) as well as the fractured national fields of regulation that favored the expansion of shadow banking pre- as well as post-crisis (2014, 2016, 2017). Currently, he is focusing on the regulatory measures that affect the shadow banking system post-crisis, in particular the implementation of the macro-prudential regulatory agenda. Here he is seeking to understand if and in how far this agenda reasserts state authority over the production of credit, including its pro-cyclical expansion.