Dr Ariane Agunsoye

Staff details

Position Lecturer in Economics
Email A.Agunsoye (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone +44 (0)20 296 4218
Dr Ariane Agunsoye

Ariane Agunsoye is a Lecturer in Economics in the Institute of Management Studies. Prior to joining Goldsmiths, she was a visiting lecturer in Germany and worked several years in the private sector. Her current research interests are centered on the impact of financialization on everyday life. In particular, she is interested in interdisciplinary approaches in studying financialization, combining social theory, finance, cultural and political economy. 

Ariane holds a PhD in Economics and Finance and a Master of Research from the Open University, UK, a Master’s degree in International Business from the HTW University of Applied Sciences and a BA from the Berlin School of Economics and Law. She is on the management committee of the Association for Heterodox Economics, on the steering committee of D-Econ and a member of Reteaching Economics.

Research Interests

  • Economic Methodology
  • Economic Sociology
  • Finance and Social Theory
  • Gender Studies
  • Income and Wealth Inequality
  • Political Economy


Book Section

Sotiropoulos, Dimitris P. and Hillig, Ariane . 2020. Financialization in Heterodox Economics. In: Philip Mader; Daniel Mertens and Natascha Van der Zwan, eds. The Routledge International Handbook of Financialization. Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN 9781138308213


Agunsoye, Ariane . 2021. 'Locked in the Rat Race': Variegated financial subjectivities in the United Kingdom. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 53(7), pp. 1828-1848. ISSN 0308-518X

Agunsoye, Ariane . 2021. Ekaterina Svetlova, Financial Models and Society: Villains or Scapegoats? Œconomia, 11(2), pp. 365-371. ISSN 2269-8450

Hillig, Ariane . 2019. Everyday Financialization: The Case of UK Households. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 51(7), pp. 1460-1478. ISSN 0308-518X


Agunsoye, Ariane . 2020. Is career mentoring a panacea for gender inequality?.


Hillig, Ariane ; Monne, Jerome; Rutterford, Janette and Sotiropoulos, Dimitris P.. 2019. Gender Gap in Savings Goal Choice: Evidence from Mixed Methods. Working Paper. Goldsmiths, University of London, London.