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Lisa A. Keister CV

Professor of Sociology
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Selected Publications


Separate Spheres: The Gender Division of Labor in the Financial Elite

Journal Article Social Forces · December 1, 2023 In recent decades, the financial elite have seen their economic resources grow significantly, while the income and wealth of other households have stagnated. The financial elite includes couples who are super-rich (top one percent), rich (the 90th–99th per ... Full text Cite

Beliefs About Poverty and Inequality: Du Bois and Ethnic Differences Among Catholics

Journal Article Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion · December 1, 2023 Poverty is among the most challenging social problems in the United States today, and beliefs about the government's role in reducing inequality and raising living standards for the poor are critical to alleviating poverty and its consequences. Du Bois rec ... Full text Cite

The Buffering Effect of State Eviction and Foreclosure Policies for Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States.

Journal Article Journal of health and social behavior · June 2023 The COVID-19 pandemic spurred an economic downturn that may have eroded population mental health, especially for renters and homeowners who experienced financial hardship and were at risk of housing loss. Using household-level data from the Census Bureau's ... Full text Cite

Net worth poverty and adult health.

Journal Article Social science & medicine (1982) · February 2023 This study broadens the traditional focus on income as the primary measure of economic deprivation by providing the first analysis of wealth deprivation, or net worth poverty (NWP), and adult health. Net worth poverty-having wealth (assets minus debts) les ... Full text Cite

Nonprofit Financial Response to Immigration.

Journal Article Nonprofit and voluntary sector quarterly · December 2022 Nonprofit organizations are important actors in local communities, providing services to vulnerable populations and acting as stewards for charitable contributions from other members of the population. An important question is whether nonprofits spend or r ... Full text Cite

Reproducibility in the Social Sciences.

Journal Article Annual review of sociology · July 2022 Concern over social scientists' inability to reproduce empirical research has spawned a vast and rapidly growing literature. The size and growth of this literature make it difficult for newly interested academics to come up to speed. Here, we provide a for ... Full text Cite

Rural Kids and Wealth.

Journal Article The Russell Sage Foundation journal of the social sciences : RSF · May 2022 Wealth ownership is a critical component of economic well-being, and wealth in early adulthood provides important clues about the trajectories along which individuals move throughout their lives. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescen ... Full text Cite

Gender in the Elite

Journal Article Annual Review of Sociology · January 1, 2022 Research on elites experienced a resurgence in sociology over a decade ago, but this work was largely gender neutral. Recently, a body of work on elite women and gender dynamics in elite families emerged and is growing rapidly. We propose here that gendere ... Full text Cite

Net Worth Poverty and Child Development.

Journal Article Socius : sociological research for a dynamic world · January 2022 The authors investigate whether net worth poverty (NWP) reduces children's well-being. NWP-having wealth (assets minus debts) less than one fourth of the federal poverty line-is both theoretically and empirically distinct from income poverty (IP) and is th ... Full text Cite

Chinese Wealth Inequality: Housing, Financial Assets, and the Emergence of a Wealthy Elite

Chapter · January 1, 2022 Household wealth is an important indicator of financial well-being that is highly concentrated in China. Wealth ownership is a particularly important explore the social and economic factors that are associated with wealth ownership and with membership in t ... Full text Cite

Household wealth and child body mass index: Patterns and mechanisms

Journal Article RSF · August 1, 2021 Wealth plays a unique role in shaping later-life health risk, but the relationship between wealth and child health remains largely unexplored. Using longitudinal data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) (1994–2013), this study uses multilevel mi ... Full text Cite

Provider Bias in prescribing opioid analgesics: a study of electronic medical Records at a Hospital Emergency Department.

Journal Article BMC public health · August 2021 BackgroundPhysicians do not prescribe opioid analgesics for pain treatment equally across groups, and such disparities may pose significant public health concerns. Although research suggests that institutional constraints and cultural stereotypes ... Full text Cite

Net Worth Poverty in Child Households by Race and Ethnicity, 1989-2019.

Journal Article Journal of marriage and the family · June 2021 ObjectiveThis study is the first to examine net worth poverty, and its intersection with income poverty, by race and ethnicity among child households in the United States.BackgroundScholarship on economic scarcity for children has largely ... Full text Cite

Do You Need Business Assets to Be Rich?

Journal Article Socius · January 1, 2021 The one percent are extremely powerful in the United States, and business assets are an important component of the wealth of these households. The authors show that business assets are an important component of the wealth portfolios of the one percent. In ... Full text Cite

Community Effectiveness of Masks and Vaccines.

Journal Article Socius · 2021 Recent controversies about wearing masks and getting vaccinated to slow the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 highlight the potential for individual rights and decision making to create widespread community-level outcomes. There is little work demonstrati ... Full text Link to item Cite

Gender and Wealth in the Super Rich: Asset Differences in Top Wealth Households in the United States, 1989-2019

Journal Article Sociologica · January 1, 2021 Wealth inequality is extreme and growing in the United States, and researchers have begun to explore the factors that are associated with membership in the top one percent of net worth owners. We contribute to this important literature by examining the ass ... Full text Cite

Investing in the Homeland: cross-border investments and immigrant wealth in the U.S.

Journal Article Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies · November 2, 2020 The ties that immigrants maintain across national borders are important indicators of both patterns of global interconnectedness and the incorporation of immigrants in their host countries. Scholars acknowledge that cross-border ties are extensive but deba ... Full text Cite

Immigrants and wealth attainment: migration, inequality, and integration

Journal Article Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies · November 2, 2020 Wealth is an important measure of advantage and disadvantage, especially in a global context of wage stagnation, growing debt, and rising inequality. We see research on the wealth attainment of immigrants and their descendants as fundamental to understandi ... Full text Cite

Beyond Net Worth: Racial Differences in Wealth Portfolios and Black-White Health Inequality across the Life Course.

Journal Article Journal of health and social behavior · June 2020 A large body of research links wealth and health, but most previous work focuses on net worth. However, the assets and debts that comprise wealth likely relate to health in different and meaningful ways. Furthermore, racial differences in wealth portfolios ... Full text Cite

Separate Spheres: The Gender Division of Labor in the Financial Elite

Journal Article Social Forces · December 1, 2023 In recent decades, the financial elite have seen their economic resources grow significantly, while the income and wealth of other households have stagnated. The financial elite includes couples who are super-rich (top one percent), rich (the 90th–99th per ... Full text Cite

Beliefs About Poverty and Inequality: Du Bois and Ethnic Differences Among Catholics

Journal Article Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion · December 1, 2023 Poverty is among the most challenging social problems in the United States today, and beliefs about the government's role in reducing inequality and raising living standards for the poor are critical to alleviating poverty and its consequences. Du Bois rec ... Full text Cite

The Buffering Effect of State Eviction and Foreclosure Policies for Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States.

Journal Article Journal of health and social behavior · June 2023 The COVID-19 pandemic spurred an economic downturn that may have eroded population mental health, especially for renters and homeowners who experienced financial hardship and were at risk of housing loss. Using household-level data from the Census Bureau's ... Full text Cite

Net worth poverty and adult health.

Journal Article Social science & medicine (1982) · February 2023 This study broadens the traditional focus on income as the primary measure of economic deprivation by providing the first analysis of wealth deprivation, or net worth poverty (NWP), and adult health. Net worth poverty-having wealth (assets minus debts) les ... Full text Cite

Nonprofit Financial Response to Immigration.

Journal Article Nonprofit and voluntary sector quarterly · December 2022 Nonprofit organizations are important actors in local communities, providing services to vulnerable populations and acting as stewards for charitable contributions from other members of the population. An important question is whether nonprofits spend or r ... Full text Cite

Reproducibility in the Social Sciences.

Journal Article Annual review of sociology · July 2022 Concern over social scientists' inability to reproduce empirical research has spawned a vast and rapidly growing literature. The size and growth of this literature make it difficult for newly interested academics to come up to speed. Here, we provide a for ... Full text Cite

Rural Kids and Wealth.

Journal Article The Russell Sage Foundation journal of the social sciences : RSF · May 2022 Wealth ownership is a critical component of economic well-being, and wealth in early adulthood provides important clues about the trajectories along which individuals move throughout their lives. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescen ... Full text Cite

Gender in the Elite

Journal Article Annual Review of Sociology · January 1, 2022 Research on elites experienced a resurgence in sociology over a decade ago, but this work was largely gender neutral. Recently, a body of work on elite women and gender dynamics in elite families emerged and is growing rapidly. We propose here that gendere ... Full text Cite

Net Worth Poverty and Child Development.

Journal Article Socius : sociological research for a dynamic world · January 2022 The authors investigate whether net worth poverty (NWP) reduces children's well-being. NWP-having wealth (assets minus debts) less than one fourth of the federal poverty line-is both theoretically and empirically distinct from income poverty (IP) and is th ... Full text Cite

Chinese Wealth Inequality: Housing, Financial Assets, and the Emergence of a Wealthy Elite

Chapter · January 1, 2022 Household wealth is an important indicator of financial well-being that is highly concentrated in China. Wealth ownership is a particularly important explore the social and economic factors that are associated with wealth ownership and with membership in t ... Full text Cite

Household wealth and child body mass index: Patterns and mechanisms

Journal Article RSF · August 1, 2021 Wealth plays a unique role in shaping later-life health risk, but the relationship between wealth and child health remains largely unexplored. Using longitudinal data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) (1994–2013), this study uses multilevel mi ... Full text Cite

Provider Bias in prescribing opioid analgesics: a study of electronic medical Records at a Hospital Emergency Department.

Journal Article BMC public health · August 2021 BackgroundPhysicians do not prescribe opioid analgesics for pain treatment equally across groups, and such disparities may pose significant public health concerns. Although research suggests that institutional constraints and cultural stereotypes ... Full text Cite

Net Worth Poverty in Child Households by Race and Ethnicity, 1989-2019.

Journal Article Journal of marriage and the family · June 2021 ObjectiveThis study is the first to examine net worth poverty, and its intersection with income poverty, by race and ethnicity among child households in the United States.BackgroundScholarship on economic scarcity for children has largely ... Full text Cite

Do You Need Business Assets to Be Rich?

Journal Article Socius · January 1, 2021 The one percent are extremely powerful in the United States, and business assets are an important component of the wealth of these households. The authors show that business assets are an important component of the wealth portfolios of the one percent. In ... Full text Cite

Community Effectiveness of Masks and Vaccines.

Journal Article Socius · 2021 Recent controversies about wearing masks and getting vaccinated to slow the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 highlight the potential for individual rights and decision making to create widespread community-level outcomes. There is little work demonstrati ... Full text Link to item Cite

Gender and Wealth in the Super Rich: Asset Differences in Top Wealth Households in the United States, 1989-2019

Journal Article Sociologica · January 1, 2021 Wealth inequality is extreme and growing in the United States, and researchers have begun to explore the factors that are associated with membership in the top one percent of net worth owners. We contribute to this important literature by examining the ass ... Full text Cite

Investing in the Homeland: cross-border investments and immigrant wealth in the U.S.

Journal Article Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies · November 2, 2020 The ties that immigrants maintain across national borders are important indicators of both patterns of global interconnectedness and the incorporation of immigrants in their host countries. Scholars acknowledge that cross-border ties are extensive but deba ... Full text Cite

Immigrants and wealth attainment: migration, inequality, and integration

Journal Article Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies · November 2, 2020 Wealth is an important measure of advantage and disadvantage, especially in a global context of wage stagnation, growing debt, and rising inequality. We see research on the wealth attainment of immigrants and their descendants as fundamental to understandi ... Full text Cite

Beyond Net Worth: Racial Differences in Wealth Portfolios and Black-White Health Inequality across the Life Course.

Journal Article Journal of health and social behavior · June 2020 A large body of research links wealth and health, but most previous work focuses on net worth. However, the assets and debts that comprise wealth likely relate to health in different and meaningful ways. Furthermore, racial differences in wealth portfolios ... Full text Cite

Governance innovations in emerging markets

Journal Article Academy of Management Perspectives · May 1, 2020 Heterogeneity among corporate governance practices in emerging economies presents new challenges to researchers and business practitioners. Prior research in international business and comparative corporate governance has considered this practice heterogen ... Full text Cite

Overwork, Specialization, and Wealth

Journal Article Journal of Marriage and Family · October 1, 2019 Objective: This study examines how overwork and traditional household specialization—defined as households with one dedicated female homemaker and one dedicated male breadwinner—are associated with wealth across socioeconomic strata. Background: Although o ... Full text Cite

Cohorts and wealth transfers: Generational changes in the receipt of inheritances, trusts, and inter vivos gifts in the United States

Journal Article Research in Social Stratification and Mobility · February 1, 2019 The intergenerational transfer of assets helps create and maintain wealth inequality over time, and cohort differences in these wealth transfers provide unique insights into the changing mechanisms that lead to inequality. We examine cohort differences in ... Full text Cite

Women in the One Percent: Gender Dynamics in Top Income Positions

Journal Article American Sociological Review · February 1, 2019 A growing body of research documents the importance of studying households in the top one percent of U.S. income distribution because they control enormous resources. However, little is known about whose income—men’s or women’s—is primarily responsible for ... Full text Cite

Household Charitable Giving at the Intersection of Gender, Marital Status, and Religion

Journal Article Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly · February 1, 2018 Past research reveals mixed results regarding the relationship between gender and charitable giving. We show gender plays a significant role in giving but only when considered alongside marital status and religion. Using the 2006 Portraits of American Life ... Full text Open Access Cite

The lasting effect of intergenerational wealth transfers: Human capital, family formation, and wealth.

Journal Article Social science research · November 2017 Recent evidence indicates that inheritances and other intergenerational wealth transfers have only a limited effect on wealth inequality and the intergenerational transmission of financial well-being. In this study, we explore the role that human capital a ... Full text Cite

The double one percent: Identifying an elite and a super-elite using the joint distribution of income and net worth

Journal Article Research in Social Stratification and Mobility · August 1, 2017 Growing inequality has heightened awareness of those at the top of the income and wealth distributions, and researchers are beginning to acknowledge the need for a way to identify top households that simultaneously accounts for their income and net worth. ... Full text Cite

Immigrants in the one percent: The national origin of top wealth owners.

Journal Article PloS one · January 2017 BackgroundEconomic inequality in the United States is extreme, but little is known about the national origin of affluent households. Households in the top one percent by total wealth own vastly disproportionate quantities of household assets and h ... Full text Open Access Cite

Race and Consumption: Black and White Disparities in Household Spending

Journal Article Sociology of Race and Ethnicity · May 9, 2016 Differences in consumption patterns are usually treated as a matter of preferences. In this article, the authors examine consumption from a structural perspective and argue that black households face unique constraints restricting their ability to acquire ... Open Access Link to item Cite

How Does Race and Ethnicity Affect Persistence in Immature Ventures?

Journal Article Journal of Small Business Management · January 1, 2016 Does race/ethnicity affect persistence in an immature venture? Using data from the Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics II, we examine how race/ethnicity, access to supplier credit, and personal financial investment affect three entrepreneurial outcomes ... Full text Open Access Cite

Lifestyles through Expenditures: A Case-Based Approach to Saving.

Journal Article Sociological science · January 2016 Treating people as cases that are proximate in a behavior space-representing lifestyles-rather than as markers of single variables has a long history in sociology. Yet, because it is difficult to find analytically tractable ways to implement this idea, thi ... Full text Open Access Cite

Management and organizations in transitional China

Book · January 1, 2016 China’s 30-year market transition and its integration into the world economy provide a unique opportunity for exploring the nature of large-scale economic and political transformation and the mechanisms underlying organizational behavior during such a tran ... Full text Cite

Mexican American Mobility: Early Life Processes and Adult Wealth Ownership.

Journal Article Social forces; a scientific medium of social study and interpretation · March 2015 Mexican Americans are a large group whose mobility patterns can provide important insight into immigrant assimilation processes. It is well known that Mexicans have not attained economic parity with whites, but there is considerable debate about the degree ... Full text Open Access Cite

Religion and Stratification

Other International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences · 2015 Cite

Financial Asset Ownership: The Case of Chinese and Indian Immigrants to the United States.

Journal Article Business and economics journal · January 2015 Financial asset ownership is important for a large number of scholarly and practical reasons including for understanding saving propensities, risk taking, personal financial strategies, inequality, the flow of funds across national borders, and organizatio ... Open Access Cite

Editorial

Journal Article Socius · January 1, 2015 Full text Cite

The One Percent: Wealth and Income Concentration

Journal Article Sociological Currents · March 2014 Cite

The one percent: Top incomes and wealth in sociological research

Journal Article Social Currents · February 1, 2014 The one percent, those at the top of the income and wealth distributions, are fundamental to understanding social and economic inequality and mobility, but sociologists rarely focus research attention on this group. This article presents updated evidence s ... Full text Cite

The one percent

Journal Article Annual Review of Sociology · January 1, 2014 Recent protest movements brought attention to the one percent, a segment of the population that is critical to understanding inequality and social mobility but that attracts relatively little research attention. In this article, I survey current research o ... Full text Open Access Cite

Market transition: An assessment of the state of the field

Journal Article Sociological Perspectives · June 1, 2012 Dramatic changes in global politics and economics have led a large number of economies to undergo transition from socialism to some form of market system. Sociologists have taken advantage of economic transition to develop and test ideas about basic social ... Full text Open Access Cite

Introduction

Chapter · January 1, 2012 Full text Cite

Religion and inequality in America: Research and theory on religion’s role in stratification

Book · January 1, 2012 Religion is one of the strongest and most persistent correlates of social and economic inequalities. Theoretical progress in the study of stratification and inequality has provided the foundation for asking relevant questions, and modern data and analytic ... Full text Cite

Religion and wealth mobility: The case of American Latinos

Chapter · January 1, 2012 Wealth mobility is rare in the United States, but when it occurs, mobility can offer important insight into the factors that contribute to social and economic inequalities. Wealth, or net worth, is total household assets less total debts; wealth mobility r ... Full text Cite

Religion and wealth across generations

Conference Research in the Sociology of Work · January 1, 2012 Purpose - This chapter explores the relationship between religious affiliation and wealth ownership focusing on generational differences. Methodology - I use data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth and the Health and Retirement Study to create ... Full text Cite

Religion and Wealth

Other Huffington Post · October 2011 Cite

Religion and Attainment

Journal Article Sociological Focus · February 2011 Open Access Cite

Faith and money: How religion contributes to wealth and poverty

Book · January 1, 2011 For those who own it, wealth can have extraordinary advantages. High levels of wealth can enhance educational attainment, create occupational opportunities, generate social influence and provide a buffer against financial emergencies. Even a small amount o ... Full text Cite

Childhood religious denomination and early adult asset accumulation

Chapter · December 1, 2010 Wealth inequality has become increasingly severe in recent years. Basic characteristics of the distribution of wealth are well established, but the processes that generate this inequality are unclear. Wealth, or net worth, is the value of a person's assets ... Cite

Business Groups in China

Journal Article American Behavioral Scientist · 2010 Cite

Organizational research on market transition: A sociological approach

Journal Article Asia Pacific Journal of Management · October 1, 2009 The proliferation of transition economies provides a unique opportunity to study the formation and behavior of social and economic structures, and literature exploring these issues has grown dramatically in recent years. Sociologists have made important co ... Full text Cite

Interfirm relations in China: Group structure and firm performance in business groups

Journal Article American Behavioral Scientist · August 1, 2009 The networks of interfirm relations that developed in business groups during China's economic transition have been an important part of the country's economic transition. This article examines the process by which interfirm lending and trade ties emerged a ... Full text Cite

Wealth and Inequality

Chapter · 2009 Cite

Work and Organizations in China after Thirty Years of Transition

Book · 2009 This volume brings together current research by many of the top scholars studying these issues and provides a glimpse into the state of thinking on organizations and work at the start of the fourth decade of transition. ... Cite

Financial Markets

Other Encyclopedia of Modern China · 2009 Cite

8 Organizations and Management in China

Journal Article The Academy of Management Annals · January 2009 Full text Cite

Wealth Inequality

Journal Article Georgetown Law Journal · 2009 Cite

Financial Markets during Transition

Journal Article The Encyclopedia of Modern China · 2009 Cite

The effect of temporary employment on asset accumulation processes

Journal Article Work and Occupations · May 1, 2008 Temporary employment in the United States has increased considerably in recent decades, but the financial well-being of temporary employees is not well understood. This article examines the effect of both recent and past temporary employment on asset accum ... Full text Cite

Conservative protestants and wealth: How religion perpetuates asset poverty

Journal Article American Journal of Sociology · March 1, 2008 The association between cultural orientation and material outcomes is fundamental to sociology research. This article contributes to the understanding of this relationship by exploring how religious affiliation affects wealth ownership for conservative Pro ... Full text Cite

Value clusters and Inequality

Journal Article · 2008 Cite

Market Transition

Chapter · 2008 Cite

Saving

Other Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development · 2008 Cite

I’d Rather Be Rich

Chapter · 2008 Cite

Upward wealth mobility: Exploring the Roman Catholic advantage

Journal Article Social Forces · March 1, 2007 Wealth inequality is among the most extreme forms of stratification in the United States, and upward wealth mobility is not common. Yet mobility is possible, and this paper takes advantage of trends among a unique group to explore the processes that genera ... Full text Cite

Nonstandard Workers and Asset Accumulation

Journal Article Work and Occupations · 2007 Cite

Wealth Distribution

Chapter · 2006 Cite

Wealth Distribution

Other The Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology · 2006 Cite

Introduction

Chapter · December 1, 2005 Full text Cite

Getting rich: America’s new rich and how they got that way

Book · January 1, 2005 Although the basic facts about wealth inequality are no longer a mystery, we still know very little about who the wealthy are, how they got there, and what prevents other people from becoming rich. That is, we know very little about the process of wealth m ... Full text Cite

Entrepreneurship

Book · 2005 Cite

Financial resources and product market development: Strategic choice and institutional processes during China's transition

Journal Article Sociological Forum · June 1, 2004 During an economic transition from socialism, market exchange replaces redistribution. We study firm decisions to enter product markets to understand the factors that influence this process. Managers in Chinese State Owned Enterprises operated within insti ... Full text Cite

Race, Family Structure, and Wealth: The Effect of Childhood Family on Adult Asset Ownership

Journal Article Sociological Perspectives · January 1, 2004 Racial differences in wealth ownership are among the most extreme and persistent forms of stratification in the United States, but the factors that contribute to this inequality are unclear. One potentially important contributing factor is family backgroun ... Full text Cite

Capital structure in transition: The transformation of financial strategies in China's emerging economy

Journal Article Organization Science · January 1, 2004 During economic transition, firms must dramatically reduce their financial dependence on the state and begin to borrow from nonstate capital sources. This paper draws on institutional and resource dependence theories to examine this fundamental transformat ... Full text Cite

Wealth Distribution

Chapter · 2004 Cite

Household income and net worth

Chapter · January 1, 2004 Full text Cite

Sharing the wealth: the effect of siblings on adults' wealth ownership.

Journal Article Demography · August 2003 Inequality in wealth has been well-documented, but its causes remain uncertain. Family processes in childhood are likely to shape adults' wealth accumulation, but these factors have attracted little attention. I argue that family size matters: children fro ... Full text Cite

Wealth Inequality

Chapter · 2003 Cite

Wealth Distribution

Chapter · 2003 Cite

Wealth Inequality

Other Encyclopedia of Social Issues · 2003 Cite

Religion and Wealth: The Role of Religious Affiliation and Participation in Early Adult Asset Accumulation

Journal Article Social Forces · January 1, 2003 Researchers have documented extreme inequalities in wealth ownership, but the processes that create these inequalities are not well understood. One important contributing factor that attracts little attention is religion. This study explores the relationsh ... Full text Cite

Adapting to radical change: Strategy and environment in piece-rate adoption during China's transition

Journal Article Organization Science · January 1, 2002 Adaptation to radical change is central to research in organization theory, and some of the most dramatic examples of environmental change have occurred recently in transition economies such as China. I take advantage of change during China's economic refo ... Full text Cite

Banking and Financial Markets in Sociology

Journal Article Annual Review of Sociology · 2002 Cite

Money, Wealth, and Economic Sociology

Journal Article Accounts: A Newsletter of Economic Sociology · 2002 Cite

Wealth Distribution

Chapter · 2002 Cite

Wealth Inequality

Chapter · 2002 Cite

Financial Markets, Money, and Banking

Journal Article Annual Review of Sociology · 2002 Cite

Money, Wealth, and Economic Sociology

Other Accounts: A Newsletter of Economic Sociology · 2002 Cite

Wealth Distribution

Other Poverty and Social Welfare in America: An Encyclopedia · 2002 Cite

Corporate labor policies and practices during China's transition: An exploration of implications for social stratification

Journal Article Research in Social Stratification and Mobility · January 1, 2002 Labor reform in post-socialist economies has the potential to shape the nature of emerging stratification systems in these countries in important ways. Yet researchers have not explored how labor policies and practices are changing. This paper describes ch ... Full text Cite

Is the Estate Tax a Modern Robin Hood?

Other The American Prospect · May 2001 Cite

Are baby boomers richer than their parents? Intergenerational patterns of wealth ownership in the United States

Journal Article Journal of Marriage and Family · May 1, 2001 This study compares wealth ownership and mobility patterns among baby boomers and their parents to explore whether the baby boomers have fared as well during their working years and whether they will be as secure in retirement as their parents. Cohort comp ... Full text Cite

Exchange structures in transition: Lending and trade relations in Chinese business groups

Journal Article American Sociological Review · January 1, 2001 The networks of interfirm relations that developed in business groups during economic transition are central to China's reform and are becoming an important part of the country's emergent economic structure. Using a recent and original data set that includ ... Full text Cite

China’s Financial Market and the Asian Crisis

Other University of Michigan Center for Society and Economy Policy Newsletter · 2001 Cite

How to Enter China: Choices and Lessons by Yadong Luo

Other Journal of Asian Studies · 2001 Cite

The rational peasant in China: Flexible adaptation, risk diversification, and opportunity

Journal Article Rationality and Society · January 1, 2001 A central component of economic development is the reallocation of household labor, typically from subsistence agriculture to non-farm employment. This occurred in the advanced market economies during the Industrial Revolution, contributing to increases in ... Full text Cite

Race and Wealth Inequality: The Impact of Racial Differences in Asset Ownership on the Distribution of Household Wealth

Journal Article Social Science Research · December 1, 2000 What accounts for persistent racial differences in wealth ownership? Previous research has debated the role that differences in asset ownership play in creating and maintaining wealth inequality. I use survey data to model the ownership of seven assets and ... Full text Cite

Wealth in America

Book · 2000 Cite

Wealth inequality in the United States

Journal Article Annual Review of Sociology · January 1, 2000 Wealth ownership in the United States has long been concentrated in the hands of a small minority of the population, yet researchers have paid relatively little attention to the causes and consequences of this inequality. In this essay, we review the liter ... Full text Cite

Chinese Business Groups: The Role of Conglomerates in the Remaking of China’s Economy

Journal Article Journal of Business in Developing Nations · 2000 Cite

Family Structure, Race, and Wealth Ownership

Journal Article The Jerome Levy Economics Institute Bulletin · 2000 Cite

The New Dollars and Dreams by Frank Levy

Other Contemporary Sociology · 2000 Cite

Engineering growth: Business group structure and firm performance in China's transition economy

Journal Article American Journal of Sociology · January 1, 1998 Business groups have received increasing attention from academics interested in interorganizational relations and their impact on firms. As part of industrial reform, the Chinese government began in the mid-1980s to encourage firms to form business groups ... Full text Cite

Social Ties and the Formation of Chinese Business Groups

Journal Article Sociological Analysis · 1998 Cite

Modeling Regional Changes in US Household Income and Wealth

Journal Article Environment and Planning C · 1998 Cite

Attitudes toward Inequality

Other New York Times Opinion Pages Cite