Victor Nee and Sonja Opper (PI), Gad Rausing Professor of Economics at Lund University and CSES Fellow, were awarded a $1,075,000 grant from Sweden’s Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundations for their three-year US, Swedish and Chinese comparative project, “The Making of Knowledge-Based Metropolitan Economies: IT-Start-ups in International Comparison”. Victor Nee will study the emergence of a high-technology economy in New York City.
Richard Swedberg’s career in, and leadership in the development of, the field of Economic Sociology was celebrated with an international conference sponsored by faculty at Uppsala University and the London School of Economics, and funded by the European Research Council.
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The Social Recession: Personal and Spillover Effects of Economic Downturn, 2006-2012
Professor of Sociology, NYU
Uris Hall Rm. 302
January 31, 3:30-5:00 PM
Hosted by the Department of Sociology
The Coming Collapse of the American Corporation (and what comes next)?
Professor of Management, University of Michigan
Physical Sciences Building Rm. 401
February 6th, 4:30-6:00 PM
Hosted by the Center for the Study of Economy and Society