Technical skill sheet

Analysis of the life cycle of markets by means of economic sociology approach

  • Centre of research : MINES ParisTech, centre de sociologie de l'innovation - CSI
  • Prestation : Advice, assessment, training - Research and Development

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Analysis of market structuring components :
- The players concerned
- Technical devices and scientific know-how
- Experimental practices in the construction of markets
- The qualification process for goods and services


Work in the laboratory provides a framework for the creation and circulation of innovations in the most varied fields, whether science, technology, art or the media.
Fields studied :
- The environment
- Safety
- Transport
- Health
- Food
- Tastes and uses
- Communications
- Services


Multidisciplinary approach including the scientific, technical and cultural objectives in the analysis of society :
- Methods of research based on the sociology of sciences, law and culture
- Construction of theoretical and practical tools for socio-technical analysis
- Analysis of controversies between players, maintaining a certain symmetry between technical and social arguments and networking, mediation and translation processes which precede the emergence of a market