Poisedness and Propagation: Organizational Emergence and the Transformation of Civic Order in 19th-Century New York City
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We are very grateful to Rebecca Sunde for exceptional research assistance. We have benefited from comments from the participants in seminars at the University of Mannheim, the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, the University of Cambridge, the National Bureau of Economic Research’s Economic History Workshop, and the Economic Sociology and Networks and Organizations workshops at Stanford, as well as from Howard Aldrich, Tim Bartley, Julie Battilana, Christof Brandtner, Patricia Bromley, Joon Nak Choi, Nitsan Chorev, Jeannette Colyvas, Avinash Dixit, Mark Granovetter, Mauro Guillén, Ira Katznelson, Naomi Lamoreaux, Margaret Levi, Jonathan Levy, Mark Mizruchi, Chandra Mukerji, Wanda Orlikowski, Jason Owen-Smith, and Charles Perrow. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.