August 10-13, 2018
New York City

Victor Nee will present two papers at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in New York City from his research programs. A paper co-authored with Lisha Liu examines trends in the fungibility of political capital in China drawing on the Yangzi River Delta region Study of Entrepreneurs and Private Enterprise. Using panel data, the paper confirms market transition theory’s prediction decline in the significance of political capital in China’s market economy. A second paper co-authored with Daniel DellaPosta examines prosocial behavior and knowledge spillover in the emergence of a division of knowledge in NYC tech economy.