bhdbp

Department of Business and Politics

Brooke
Harrington
Professor with special responsibilities


Room: POR/18.B-0.114
Tel:
+4538152463
E-mail: bh.dbp@cbs.dk
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Curriculum Vitae
Primary research areas
  • Economic Sociology
  • Organizational Sociology
  • Professions
  • Inequality
  • Small Groups
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Presentation

My research examines the social underpinnings of money and markets. I’ve 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 like investors and professionals actually do--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. Most recently, Harvard University Press published my book on offshore finance and wealth management, titled Capital without Borders: Wealth Management and the One Percent. Previously, my research examined the effects of diversity and decision-making processes on the performance of investment groups.

Courses

Advanced Economic Sociology

Organizational Analysis

Managerial Economics

Advanced Topics in Diversity Management

Selected publications

Book excerpt: The Guardian, September 2016

Book review: The Times Higher Education, September 2016

Book review: In These Times, September 2016

Publications & dissemination
2017
Brooke Harrington / Jens Beckert, 2016, Fraud and Fantasy : Towards a New Research Agenda for Economic Sociology.
In: Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2017, p. 249-255
Book review
Brooke Harrington / Trusts and Financialization
In: Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 15, No. 1, 1.2017, p. 31-63
Journal article
2016
Brooke Harrington / Capital without Borders : Wealth Managers and the One Percent.
Cambridge : Harvard University Press 2016, 400 p.
Book
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 / Social Structure, Power, and Financial Fraud
In: The Global Financial Crisis and its Aftermath: Hidden Factors in the Meltdown. . ed. /A.G. Malliaris; Leslie Shaw; Hersh Shefrin. Oxford : Oxford University Press 2016, p. 340-355
Book chapter
2015
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
2014
Brooke Harrington / Governing Global Capital : Professions and Regional Competition In Offshore Finance.
Abstract from XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology 2014, 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
2013
Brooke Harrington / States and Financial Crises
In: Introduction to Political Sociology. ed. /Benedikte Brincker. København : Hans Reitzel 2013, p. 265-280
Book chapter
2012
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
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