Research

About my Research

My studies are primarily in Austrian economics, economic sociology, and political economy. I enjoy researching at the intersection of social phenomena and Austrian economics. 

Publications

“Tocquevillian Association and the Market” (with Virgil Storr) in Cambridge Companion to Democracy in America, eds. Richard Boyd (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).  

Working Papers

“Trust and Envy: The Political Economy of Business Groups in Developing Countries” (with Nathaniel Leff, Jeffry Frieden, and Shelby Grossman), October 2020. Under review at Studies in Comparative International Development.

“COVID-19, Collective Narratives, and Mask Usage” (with Virgil Storr), January 2021. Under review at Rationality and Society. 

“Elements of Economic Sociology in Classical Political Economy” (with Virgil Storr). Working paper for a Routledge Handbook on economic sociology. 

Works in Progress

“Commercial Friendships During COVID-19” (with Virgil Storr and Michael Romero), January 2021. Working paper. 

“A Model of Entrepreneurship in Times of Pandemic” October 2020. Working paper. 

“Aristotle’s Friendship in the Marketplace” (with Virgil Storr and Ginny Choi), January 2021. Working paper. 

© 2021 by Rachael K. Behr

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