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Prof. Dr. Michael Hutter

Portrait Prof. Dr. Michael Hutter (David Ausserhofer)
Research Fields
  • Wirtschaft als Kommunikationssystem
  • Interdependenz von Wirtschaft und Kunst
  • Entwicklung der Kreativwirtschaft
  • Wert und Geld
  • Innovation, Knowledge, and Culture
fon: +49 30 25491 211
mail: michael [dot] hutter [at] wzb [dot] eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin

03 2008 - 12 2014
Director of the research unit  "Cultural Sources of Newness" and Technical University Berlin, Institut for Sociology, Research Professorship

1987 - 2008
Witten/Herdecke University, Witten, Chair for the theory of the economy and its social environment

Habilitation, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich

Dr. rer. pol., Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich

M.A. Economics, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

B.A. Mathematics, Portland State University, Portland

Selected Publications
  • Hutter, Michael (2015): Ernste Spiele. Geschichten vom Aufstieg des ästhetischen Kapitalismus. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 240 S.
  • Hutter, Michael (2015): The Rise of the Joyful Economy. Artistic Invention and Economic Growth from Brunelleschi to Murakami. London/New York, NY: Routledge, XI, 222 S.
  • Berthoin Antal, Ariane/Hutter, Michael/Stark, David (Eds.) (2015): Moments of Valuation. Exploring Sites of Dissonance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, XIV, 338 S.
  • Hutter, Michael (2011): "Infinite Surprises. On the Stabilization of Value in the Creative Industries". In: Jens Beckert/Patrik Aspers (Eds.): The Worth of Goods. Valuation and Pricing in the Economy. Oxford/New York, NY: Oxford University Press, S. 201-220.
  • Hutter, Michael (2011): "Experience Goods". In: Ruth Towse (Ed.): A Handbook of Cultural Economics. Cheltenham/Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, S. 211-215.