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Selected articles affiliated with CSES scholars

  • Robert Frank, Choosing the Right Pond: Human Behavior and the Quest for Status (New York: Oxford University Press, 1985).
  • Robert Frank, Passions Within Reason: The Strategic Role of the Emotions (New York: W. W. Norton, 1988).
  • Victor Nee and David Stark, eds., Remaking the Economic Institutions of Socialism: China and Eastern Europe (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1989).
  • Richard Swedberg, Economics and Sociology: Redefining Their Boundaries: Conversations with Economists and Sociologists (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990).
  • Richard Swedberg, Joseph A. Schumpeter: His Life and Work (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991).
  • Mark Granovetter and Richard Swedberg, eds., The Sociology of Economic Life (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1992; 2nd and enlarged edition, 2001).
  • Neil J. Smelser and Richard Swedberg, eds., The Handbook of Economic Sociology (Princeton and New York: Princeton University Press and Russell Sage Foundation, 1994).
  • Robert Frank, The Winner-Take-All Society (New York: Free Press, 1995).
  • Kaushik Basu, Analytical Development Economics: The Less Developed Economy Revisited (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998; 2003).
  • Mary C. Brinton and Victor Nee, eds., The New Institutionalism in Sociology (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1998).
  • Richard Swedberg, Max Weber and the Idea of Economic Sociology (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998).
  • Robert Frank, Luxury Fever: Why Money Fails to Satisfy in an Era of Excess (New York: Free Press, 1999).
  • Kaushik Basu, Prelude to Political Economy: A Study of the Social and Political Foundations of Economics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000).
“Actors do not behave or decide as atoms outside a social context ... Their attempts at purposive action are instead embedded in concrete, ongoing systems of social relations.”— Mark Granovetter