Neil Fligstein

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BIDS Faculty Affiliate
Sociology, UC Berkeley
  • Class of 1939 Chancellor’s Professor, Sociology, UC Berkeley

Neil Fligstein has made research contributions to the fields of economic sociology, organizational theory, political sociology and social stratification. He is the author of seven books including The Transformation of Corporate Control (Harvard University Press, 1993) and A Theory of Fields (with Doug McAdam, Oxford University Press, 2012). His newest book, The Banks Did It (Harvard University Press, 2021) is a study of the causes of the financial crisis of 2007-2009.


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