Dr Nils Peters

Dr Nils Peters

LSE Fellow in Economic Sociology

Department of Sociology

Room No
STC S103
English, German
Key Expertise
Financialisation, Assetisation, Venture Capital, Platforms

About me

Nils is an LSE Fellow in Economic Sociology. He teaches on the MSc Economy and Society programme. Prior to joining LSE, Nils was a PhD candidate at Goldsmiths, University of London and a member of the Political Economy Research Centre, where he taught 1st and 3rd year modules on political and cultural economy, finance and global political economy.

Nils research focuses on financialisation, venture capital and platform capitalism. His PhD thesis explored the rise of the platform economy through the financial infrastructures that enabled it.


Peters, N. 2021. ‘Book Review: The Asset Economy by Lisa Adkins, Melinda Cooper and Martijn Konings’. LSE Review of Books

Hanna, T., Lawrence, M. & Peters, N. 2020. ‘A Common Platform’. Common Wealth. Digital & Data Report.