In September, Sebastian Botzem, Marcus Wolf and Sebastian Möller will present a paper on “Financializing through ideas” at the 2018 annual conference of IIPPE – the International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy – at the University of Pula, Croatia. The theme of the conference will be “The State of Capitalism and the State of Political Economy”. In our paper we are aiming at analyzing the pervasiveness of financial ideas and narratives – a theme that cuts across the different projects pursues by the research group. It brings together accounts from constructivist IPE and empirical findings from our ongoing research. The presentation will be part of the conference´s stream on financialization and is (preliminarily) scheduled for session 5 on 13 September (11:30- 1:30, Room 2).