Heather A. Haveman is Professor of Sociology and Business at the University of California–Berkeley. She studies how organizations,
industries, and employees’ careers evolve. Her publications, which cover various periods from the 18th to the 21st century, have appeared in several major
business and sociological journals. The organizations she has investigated include the thrift industry, telephone companies, hotels, hospitals, and power
plants in the United States as well as large firms in China. Her book Magazines and the Making of America was just published by Princeton University
Press. After getting a BA in history and an MBA in management and finance from the University of Toronto, Haveman obtained her PhD in Organizational Behavior
and Industrial Relations from UC Berkeley. She has taught at (1990-94), Cornell (1994-99), and Columbia (1998-2007). Her current research examines wineries,
the emerging marijuana market, law professors, and Chinese listed firms. When she is not moving around the country, she studies how organizations, industries,
and employees’ careers evolve. Her published studies have investigated California thrifts (1872-1928 and 1960s-1990s), Iowa telephone companies (1900-1917),
Manhattan hotels (1898-1990), California hospitals (1978-1991), U.S. electric power plants (1980-1992), American magazines (1741-1860), and large Chinese firms
(1992-2007). These studies have appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, the American Sociological Review,
the American Journal of Sociology, the Journal of Business Venturing, Management and Organization Review, Organization Science, Poetics, and Sociological
Science. A book on magazines is being published by Princeton University Press in August. Her current research involves antebellum American magazines,
post-Prohibition U.S. wineries, and 21st-century Chinese firms.
Read more about Heather A. Haveman here.
Julia Cagé is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at Sciences Po Paris. She completed her PhD at Harvard University in
2014. Her research interests focus on political economy, economic history, international trade, industrial organization and development economics. She is particularly
interested in the media, especially the question of how media competition affects the provision of information and political attitudes. She is a Member of the Commission
Economique de la Nation, non partisan Council of Economic Advisors to the French Finance Minister. Her work has been published in the Journal of Globalization and
Development, the Journal of International Economics, the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, as well as in several handbook chapters. She
is the author of Sauver les médias: Capitalisme, financement participatif et démocratie (Le Seuil, 2015) (English translation forthcoming: Harvard University Press,
Read more about Julia Cagé here.