New article by Prof. Léna Pellandini-Simányi published in the Journal of Consumer Culture

Léna Pellandini-Simányi (USI, IMCA) and Zsuzsanna Vargha (ESCP, Paris) published a new article in the Journal of Consumer Culture. The article is titled “How risky debt became ordinary: A practice theoretical approach” and it explains how highly risky mortgages, which have led to the mortgage crisis in Central and Eastern Europe, had become seen as normal by borrowers in the years preceding the crisis. To read the full article, click here:, or read a summary of its key points on the American Sociological Association’s  “Consumer This!” Blog: