Pardo-Guerra, Juan Pablo

Dr Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra  


Position held

Assistant Professor in Sociology


Experience keywords:

algorithmic trading; auction houses; financial markets; high-frequency trading; market information; technological innovation

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My research concerns technological innovations in the financial services sector. In particular, my work looks into the role of technologists in shaping the market's microstructure through the development of novel information, trading and clearing platforms.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Creative Industries and Culture; Financial Services; Information Technology

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Latin America; Mexico; United Kingdom; United States


Portuguese [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Basic]; Spanish [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0) 20 7955 5007



MacKenzie, Donald and Pardo-Guerra, Juan Pablo (2014) Insurgent capitalism: Island, bricolage and the re-making of finance Economy and Society, 43 (2). 153-182. ISSN 0308-5147


Pardo-Guerra, Juan Pablo (2013) Priceless calculations: reappraising the sociotechnical appendages of art European Societies, 15 (2). 196-211. ISSN 1461-6696


Pardo-Guerra, Juan Pablo (2012) Financial automation, past, present and future In: Knorr-Cetina, Karin and Preda, Alex, (eds.) Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Finance. Oxford handbooks in business and management. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199590162

MacKenzie, Donald and Beunza, Daniel and Millo, Yuval and Pardo-Guerra, Juan Pablo (2012) Drilling through the Allegheny mountains: liquidity, materiality and high-frequency trading Journal of Cultural Economy, 5 (3). 279-296. ISSN 1753-0350


Pardo-Guerra, Juan Pablo (2011) Mapping emergence across the Atlantic: some (tentative) lessons on nanotechnology in Latin America Technology in Society, 33 (1-2). 94-108. ISSN 0160-791X

Pardo-Guerra, Juan Pablo (2011) How much for the Michelangelo?: valuation, commoditization and finitism in the secondary art market Cultural Sociology, 5 (2). 207-223. ISSN 1749-9755


Pardo-Guerra, Juan Pablo (2010) The automated house: the digitalization of the London Stock Exchange, 1955-1990 In: Batiz-Lazo, Bernardo and Maixé-Altés, J. Carles and Thomes, Paul, (eds.) Technological Innovation in Retail Finance: International Historical Perspectives. Routledge international studies in business history. Routledge, London, UK, 197-220. ISBN 9780415880671

Pardo-Guerra, Juan Pablo and Beunza, Daniel and Millo, Yuval and MacKenzie, Donald (2010) Impersonal efficiency and the dangers of a fully automated securities exchange Foresight driver review, DR11. Foresight, London, UK.

Pardo-Guerra, Juan Pablo (2010) Creating flows of interpersonal bits: the automation of the London Stock Exchange, c. 1955-90 Economy and Society, 39 (1). 84-109. ISSN 1469-5766

Benink, Harald A. and Gordillo, José Luis and Pardo-Guerra, Juan Pablo and Stephens, Christopher R. (2010) Market efficiency and learning in an artificial stock market: a perspective from neo-Austrian economics Journal of Empirical Finance, 17 (4). 668-688. ISSN 0927-5398


Gordillo, José L. and Pardo-Guerra, Juan Pablo and Stephens, Christopher R. (2004) Adaptation in the presence of exogeneous information in an artificial financial market In: Micai 2004: Advances in Artificial Intelligence. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelburg, 342-351.

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