Dr. Lotte Franziska Cooiman


franziska.cooiman [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Guest of the Research Group


Franziska Cooiman is a postdoctoral researcher at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and a guest researcher in the research group "Globalization, Work and Production“ at WZB. Her work is situated at the intersection of political economy, economic sociology, and science and technology studies. With this perspective, she studies the role of financial intermediation in the economy and political process. Her dissertation explored the role of venture capital in the European political economy.  

Selected Publications

Cooiman, F. (2022). Imprinting the economy: The structural power of venture capital. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space.

Cooiman, F. (2022). Auf der Suche nach dem analytischen Kern – Philipp Staab und der digitale Kapitalismus. ZTS Zeitschrift für Theoretische Soziologie. 2/2022. 61-70.

Cooiman, F. (2021). Veni vidi VC – the backend of the digital economy and its political making. Review of International Political Economy.