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Hayagreeva Rao



Market Rebels: How Activists Shape Innovation. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.


Hayagreeva Rao, Lori Yue, Paul Ingram. Laws of Attraction: Regulatory Arbitrage in the Face of Activism in Right-To-Work States. American Sociological Review, 76: 3 365-385.

Giacomo Negro, Michael Hannan, Hayagreeva Rao. Category Reinterpretation and Defection: Modernism  Modernism and Tradition in Italian Winemaking. Organizational Science, Articles in Advance.


Henrich Greve,  Jo Ellen Pozner, Hayagreeva Rao. Vox Veritatis: Reply to Hart-Brison. American Journal of Sociology, 116: 2: 656-662.

Paul Ingram, Lori Yue, and Hayagreeva Rao. Troubled Store: Probes, Protests and Store Openings by Wal-Mart; 1998-2005. American Journal of Sociology, 116:53-92.

Elizabeth Pontikes, Giacomo Negro, Hayagreeva Rao. Stained Red: A Study of Stigma By Association to Blacklisted Artists During the ‘Red Scare’ in Hollywood, 1945-1960. American Sociological Review, 75:456-478.

Giacomo Negro, Michael Hannan, Hayagreeva Rao. Categorical Contrast and Audience Appeal: Niche Width and Critical Success in Winemaking. Industrial and Corporate Change. 19:1397-1425.


Klaus Weber, Hayagreeva Rao and LG Thomas. From Streets to Suites: How the Anti-BioTech Movement Affected German Pharmaceutical Firms. American Sociological Review, 22:106-127.


Gerald F. Davis, Calvin Morrill, Hayagreeva Rao, and Sarah Soule. Introduction: Social Movements in Organizations and Markets. Administrative Science Quarterly, 53(3): 389-394.


Heather Haveman, Hayagreeva Rao and Srikant Parachuri. The Winds of Change: Political Culture and the  Diversity  of Organizational Forms in the Early California Thrift Industry. American Sociological Review.72:1:114-172.

Rodolphe Durand, Phillipe Monin, and Hayagreeva Rao. The Effects of Core-Preserving and Core-Diluting Changes on Reputation: A Test of Adaptation and Inertia Theories in French Haute Cuisine Restaurants. Strategic Management Journal, 28:455-472.


Henrich Greve, Jo-Ellen Posner and Hayagreeva Rao. Vox Populi: Resource Partitioning, Organizational Prolferation and the Cultural Impact of the  Insurgent Micro-Radio Movement. American Journal of Sociology, 112 802-837.

Heather Haveman and Hayagreeva Rao. Hybrid Forms and the Evolution of Thrifts. American Behavioral Scientist, 49:974-986.


Hayagreeva Rao, Philippe Monin, Rodolphe Durand.  Border Crossing: Bricolage and the Erosion of Culinary Categories  in French Gastronomy. American Sociological Review 70:9868-991. 2005.

Tim Rowley, Henrich Greve, Hayagreeva Rao, Joel Baum and Andrew Shipylov. Fraternity, Equality and the Stability of Exchange Cliques: The Canadian Banking Industry; 1952-1990. Academy of Management Journal, 48, 3:1-22 June, 2005.


Paul Ingram and Hayagreeva Rao. Store Wars: The Enactment and Repeal of Anti-Chain Store Legislation in America. American Journal of Sociology, 110: 2, 446-487. 2004.

Ezra Zuckerman and Hayagreeva Rao. Shrewd, Crude, or Deluded?: Comovement and the Internet Phenomenon. Industrial and Corporate Change, 13: 1: 171-212. 2004.

Michael Lounsbury and Hayagreeva Rao. Sources of Durability and Change in Market Classifications: A Study of the Reconstitution of Product Categories in the American  Mutual Fund Industry; 1945-1985. Social Forces, 82:3: 969-1033. 2004.

Hayagreeva Rao. Institutional Activism in the American Automobile Industry. Journal of Business Venturing, Special Issue in Honor of Howard Aldrich, 19: 359-384. 2004.


Hayagreeva Rao, Phillipe Monin and Rodolphe Durand. Institutional Change  in Toque Ville : Nouvelle Cuisine as an Identity Movement in French Gastronomy, American Journal of Sociology. 108:4. 795-843.2003.

Calvin Morrill, Mayer Zald and Hayagreeva Rao. Covert Political Conflict in Organizations: The View From Below. Annual Review of Sociology, 29:391-415. 2003.

Hayagreeva Rao and Paul Hirsch. Czechmate:The Old Banking Elite and the Construction of Investment Privatization Funds in the Czech Republic. Socio-Economic Review. 1: 247-269. 2003.


Hayagreeva Rao. Gründung von Organisationen und die Entstehung neuer organisatorischer Formen. Kolner Zeitschrift fur Sociologie und Socialpsychologie, 42:319-344. 2002.

Hayagreeva Rao and Robert Drazin. Overcoming Resource Constraints on Product Innovation by Recruiting Talent from Rivals: A Study of the  Mutual Fund Industry; 1986-1994. Academy of Management Journal, 45: 3: 491-508. 2002.

Robert Drazin and Hayagreeva Rao. Harnessing managerial knowledge to implement product-line extensions: When do mutual fund families share portfolio managers across old and new funds? Academy of Management Journal, 45: 3: 609-620. 2002.


Hayagreeva Rao, Henrich Greve and Gerald Davis. Fool's Gold: Social Proof in the Initiation and Abandonment of Coverage by Wall Street Analysts. Administrative Science Quarterly, 46: 502-526. 2001.


Hayagreeva Rao, Gerald M. Davis and Andrew Ward. Embeddedness and Social Identity:  Why Organizations Leave Nasdaq and Join NYSE? Administrative Science Quarterly, 45:268-292. 2000.