Below are my major publications in English since 2005.


Lee, Francis, and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson. 2019. “Styles of Valuation: Algorithms and Agency in High-throughput Bioscience.” Science, Technology, & Human Values. [More information and download]

Lee, Francis, Jess Bier, Jeffrey Christensen, Lukas Engelmann, Claes-Fredrik Helgesson, and Robin Williams. 2019. “Algorithms as folding: Reframing the analytical focus.”  Big Data & Society 6 (2). [More information and download]


Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik and Francis Lee. 2017. “Valuations as Mediators Between Science and the Market: How Economic Assumptions Shape Pharmaceutical Trial Designs.” Science as Culture 26 (4):529-554. [More information and possible download]

Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik, Monika Krause, and Fabian Muniesa. 2017. Editorial Note: “Attempting to Bring  Valuation and Politics Together – the Politics of Valuation Studies at a Series of Sessions in Copenhagen.” Valuation Studies 5 (1):1-6.  More information and download (Open Access)


Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik. 2016. Editorial Note: Folded Valuations? Valuation Studies 4 (2):93-102. More information and download (Open Access)

Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik, Francis Lee, and Lisa Lindén. 2016. Valuations of experimental designs in proteomic biomarker experiments and traditional randomised controlled trials. Journal of Cultural Economy 9(2):157-172. More information and download (Open Access)


Dussauge, Isabelle, Claes-Fredrik Helgesson and Francis Lee, eds. 2015. Value Practices in the Life Sciences and medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Editor and co-author on three chapters.) More information

Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik, och Linus Johansson Krafve. 2015. The Compound Collaborations of Clinical Registries. I Healthy Collaboration: Collaboration across Health Research and Medical Care, redigerad av B. Penders, N. Vermeulen och J. N. Parker. Farnham: Ashgate.

Nilsson, Johan, and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson. 2015. Epistemologies in the wild: local knowledge and the notion of performativity. Journal of Marketing Management 31 (1-2):16-36. More information and possible download


Doganova, Liliana, Martin Giraudeau, Claes-Fredrik Helgesson, Hans Kjellberg, Francis Lee, Alexandre Mallard, Andrea Mennicken, Fabian Muniesa, Ebba Sjögren, and Teun Zuiderent-Jerak. 2014. Valuation Studies and the Critique of Valuation. Valuation Studies 2 (2):87-96. More information and download

Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik, and Fabian Muniesa. 2014. Valuation is Work. Valuation Studies 2 (1):1-4. More information and download


Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik and Fabian Muniesa. 2013. For What It’s Worth: An Introduction to Valuation Studies. Valuation Studies 1 (1):1-10. More information and download

Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik, and Hans Kjellberg. 2013. Values and Valuations in Market Practice. Journal of Cultural Economy 6(4):361-369. More information and possible download

Muniesa, Fabian, and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson. 2013. Valuation Studies and the Spectacle of Valuation. Valuation Studies 1 (2):119-123. More information and download


Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik. 2012. Review essay: New colours and new weight to the study of marketing. Review of Detlev Zwick and Julien Cayla (eds), Inside Marketing: Practices, Ideologies, Devices, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2011. Journal of Cultural Economy  More information and possible download


Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik. 2010. From dirty data to credible scientific evidence: Some practices used to clean data in large randomised clinical trials. In Medical proofs, Social experiments: Clinical trials in context , edited by Catherine Will and Tiago Moreira. Aldershot: Ashgate. Download at

Kjellberg, Hans, and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson. 2010. Political marketing: Multiple values, performativities and modes of engaging. Journal of Cultural Economy 3 (2):279-297. More information and possible download


Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik, and Hans Kjellberg. 2009. Practical Use: Enacting the User and That Which is Being Used. In Use of Science and Technology in Business: Exploring the Impact of Using Activity for Systems, Organizations, and People, edited by Håkan Håkansson, Alexandra Waluszewski, Frans Prenkert and Enrico Baraldi. Bingley: Emerald. More information

Winberg, Hans, Jon Rognes, and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson, eds. 2009. Leading Health Care: Organizing healthcare for greater value. Stockholm: IFL and EFI at Stockholm School of Economics. More information


Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik. 2008. Book Review: Donald MacKenzie, Fabian Muniesa, and Lucia Siu: Do Economists Make Markets? On the Performativity of Economics: 2007 Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. Organization Studies 29 (6):916-919. More information and possible download


Kjellberg, Hans, and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson. 2007. On the nature of markets and their practices. Marketing Theory 7 (2):137-162. More information and possible download

Kjellberg, Hans, and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson. 2007. The mode of exchange and shaping of markets: Distributor influence in the Swedish post-war food industry. Industrial Marketing Management 36 (7):861-878. More information and possible download

Sjögren, Ebba, and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson. 2007. The Q(u)ALYfying hand: Health economics and medicine in the shaping of Swedish markets for subsidised pharmaceuticals. In Market Devices, edited by Michel Callon, Yuval Millo and Fabian Muniesa. Oxford: Blackwell. More information and possible download


Kjellberg, Hans, and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson. 2006. Multiple versions of markets: Multiplicity and performativity in market practice. Industrial Marketing Management 35:839-855. More information and possible download


Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik, and Hans Kjellberg. 2005. Macro-actors and the sounds of the silenced. In Actor-Network Theory and Organizing, edited by Barbara Czarniawska and Tor Hernes. Malmö & Copenhagen: Liber & Copenhagen Business School Press. Download at

Helgesson, Claes-Fredrik, and Ivan Snehota. 2005. Explaining economic organisation: The problem of heterogeneous practice. In Perspectives on market networks: Boundaries and new connections, edited by Per Andersson, Susanne Hertz and Susanne Sweet. Stockholm: EFI. More information

Mattsson, Susanna, and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson. 2005. Working with key objects of markets: The story about difficulties to unlock the post-office boxes in reforming the postal market in Sweden. In Perspectives on market networks: Boundaries and new connections, edited by Per Andersson, Susanne Hertz and Susanne Sweet. Stockholm: EFI. More information

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