Francesco Duina is professor of sociology at Bates College. He also holds and honorary professorship at the University of British Columbia and is a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School. His recent book, Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country (Stanford, 2018) was the winner of an Independent Book Publishers Award.
From the New Podcast Sociología con Acento
Co-Winner of the 2017 Granovetter Prize, Chris Yenkey, is interviewed in the Administrative Quarterly Blog.
Our Global Ambassadors Program links economic sociologists from across the globe, sharing how economic sociologists operate in a wide range of countries.
The complex relations between economy and society had long been a prominent topic among Korean sociologists given the country’s tumultuous path to postwar recovery and development.
Findings & Trends
The more racially integrated a community is, the more venture capital it attracts. Compared with communities with an average level of racial integration, those with higher integration were associated with 1/3 to 2 times more venture capital investment, higher rates of patent filing, and economic growth.
Applications are now open at the Institute for Advanced Study. The Theme “Economy and Society” for 2019-2020 will be led by Marion Fourcade, Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Didier Fassin, the James D. Wolfensohn Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study.
Sharon Zukin and Max Papadantonakis, PhD program in sociology, City University of New York, have made a podcast about their recently published article on hackathons, tech companies, and precarious work in the new economy.