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.