Department of Business and Politics

Associate professor

Room: POR/24-0.55
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Curriculum Vitae
Primary research areas

Economic Soicology, Organizational Sociology, Professions, Inequality, Small Groups

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Who creates change in markets and other financial institutions? My research for the past 15 years has investigated this question in a variety of empirical domains, ranging from amateur investors in the United States to the global wealth management profession. I'm interested in how things get done--what social actors actually do in their daily lives--and how that aggregates to the macro-level of financial markets, culture and political institutions. My work intersects with the literatures of political economy, anthropology, social
psychology and behavioral finance. At present, I am writing a book for Harvard University Press on an elite occupational group within finance, and its impact on international law and stratification. Previously, my research examined the effects of diversity and decision-making processes on the performance of investment groups.


Advanced Economic Sociology

Brooke Harrington / Immersion Ethnography of Elites
In: Handbook of Qualitative Organizational Research: Innovative Pathways and Methods. . ed. /Kimberly Elsbach; Roderick Kramer. New York : Routledge 2016, p. 134-142
Book chapter
Brooke Harrington / Trusts and Financialization
In: Socio-Economic Review, 7.2016
Journal article
Brooke Harrington / Going Global : Professionals and the Micro-foundations of Institutional Change.
In: Journal of Professions and Organization, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2015, p. 103-121
Journal article
Brooke Harrington / Governing Global Capital : Professions and Regional Competition In Offshore Finance.
Abstract from XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, 2014
Conference abstract for conference
Brooke Harrington / The Companies We Keep : From Legitimacy to Reputation in Retail Investment.
In: Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2014, p. 186-195
Journal article
Brooke Harrington / States and Financial Crises
In: Introduction to Political Sociology. ed. /Benedikte Brincker. København : Hans Reitzel 2013, p. 265-280
Book chapter
Brooke Harrington / From Trustees to Wealth Managers
In: Inherited Wealth: Justice and Equality. . ed. /Guido Erreygers; John Cuncliffe. Abingdon : Routledge 2012, p. 190-209 (Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy)
Book chapter
Brooke Harrington / Prologue : 진실과 거짓을 넘어.
In: 속임수에 대한 거의 모든 것: 고대 제국에서 온라인 데이트까지 /산타페연구소 속임수연구회 지음 ;브룩 해링턴 엮음 ;고기탁 옮김 . . ed. /Brooke Harrington. Seoul : Slow & Steady 2012, p. 6-32
Brooke Harrington / Scenes from a Power Struggle : The Rise of Retail Investors in the US Stock Market.
In: Rethinking Power in Organizations, Institutions, and Markets. ed. /Damon Golsorkhi; David Courpasson. BIngley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012, p. 233-260 (Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Vol. 34)
Book chapter
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