Bio


Michael Hannan is the Stratacom Professor of Management Emeritus in the Graduate School of Business and Professor of Sociology Emeritus in the School of Humanities and Sciences. He is also Professor of Organisation Theory, Durham University Business School.

He received his PhD in sociology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1970. He came to Stanford as Assistant Professor of Sociology in 1969, moved to Cornell in 1984 where he was the Scarborough Professor of Social Sciences, and returned to Stanford in 1991.

His major research interests include categories in markets, organizational ecology, sociological methodology, and formal sociological theory. His current theoretical research applies dynamic logics to organization theory. His current empirical research investigates the emergence of organizational categories and the implications of category membership for organizational identity in several domains, including winemaking in the Italian regions of Piedmont and Tuscany as well as Alsace in France.

Professor Hannan has published more than 100 articles in scholarly journals. Two of his books have received best book awards from the American Sociological Association. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, has been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, the Netherlands Institute of Advanced Study, and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, and he received a Guggenheim fellowship.

Academic Appointments


  • Emeritus Faculty, Acad Council, Graduate School of Business

Administrative Appointments


  • Assistant Professor to Professor of Sociology, Stanford University (1969 - 1984)
  • Professor of Sociology, Cornell University (1984 - 1986)
  • Scarborough Professor of Social Sciences, Cornell University (1986 - 1991)
  • Professor of Sociology, Stanford University (1991 - Present)
  • Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University (1991 - 1999)
  • StrataCom Professor of Management, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University (1999 - Present)
  • Professor of Organization Theory, Durham University Business School (2005 - Present)
  • Research Scientist, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) (1981 - 1982)
  • Visiting Scientist, Max–Planck–Institut für Bildungsforschung (1987 - 1988)

Honors & Awards


  • John Osterweis and Barbara Ravizzi Faculty Fellow, Stanford Graduate School of Business (2012-2013)
  • Trust Faculty Fellow, Stanford Graduate School of Business (1997-1998)
  • Trust Faculty Fellow, Stanford Graduate School of Business (2001-2002)
  • Trust Faculty Fellow, Stanford Graduate School of Business (2004-2005)
  • Trust Faculty Fellow, Stanford Graduate School of Business (2009-2010)
  • Accenture Award, California Management Review (2002)
  • Fellow, Netherlands Institute of Advanced Study (2000-2001)
  • Award for the Outstanding Publication in Mathematical Sociology, American Sociological Association (2003)
  • Distinguished Scholar Award, Organization and Management Theory Division, Academy of Management (1991)
  • Theorodology Prize, Princeton University, Sociology Department (2014)
  • Max Weber Award, American Sociological Association (2002)
  • Max Weber Award, American Sociological Association (1992)
  • J. Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, J. Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (1987-1988)
  • Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (1977-1978)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1991)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Director, Organizations Study Section, Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences, Stanford University (1980 - 1983)
  • Member, Scientific Committee, Industrial and Corporate Change (2009 - Present)
  • Associate Editor, Industrial and Corporate Change (1998 - 2009)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Mathematical Sociology (1985 - Present)
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Onderzoeksschool, Systemen, Organisatie en Mangement, University of Groningen (1999 - 2008)
  • Consulting Editor, American Journal of Sociology (1994 - 1996)
  • Council, Section on Methodology, American Sociology Association (1993 - 1995)
  • Member, Program Committee, American Sociological Association (1990 - 1992)
  • Chair, Section on Organizations and Occupations, American Sociological Association (1987 - 1990)
  • Consulting Editor, American Journal of Sociology (1985 - 1987)
  • Member, Committee on Basic Research, Behavioral and Social Sciences (1985 - 1985)
  • Associate Editor, Sociology Forum (1984 - 1987)
  • Chair, Methodology Section, American Sociological Association (1983 - 1985)
  • Associate Editor, American Sociological Review (1983 - 1985)
  • Council, Methodology Section, American Sociological Association (1974 - 1977)
  • Consulting Editor, Evaluation Quarterly (1976 - 1978)
  • Consulting Editor, American Journal of Sociology (1974 - 1976)
  • Deputy Editor, American Sociological Review (1974 - 1976)

Professional Education


  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Sociology (1970)
  • M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Sociology (1968)
  • A.B., College of the Holy Cross, Sociology (1965)

2017-18 Courses


All Publications


  • Age-Related Structural Inertia: A Distance-Based Approach ORGANIZATION SCIENCE Le Mens, G., Hannan, M. T., Polos, L. 2015; 26 (3): 756-773
  • Category Signaling and Reputation ORGANIZATION SCIENCE Negro, G., Hannan, M. T., Fassiotto, M. 2015; 26 (2): 584-600
  • Organizational Obsolescence, Drifting Tastes, and Age Dependence in Organizational Life Chances ORGANIZATION SCIENCE Le Mens, G., Hannan, M. T., Polos, L. 2015; 26 (2): 550-570
  • Oppositional Identities and Resource Partitioning: Distillery Ownership in Scotch Whisky, 1826-2009 ORGANIZATION SCIENCE McKendrick, D. G., Hannan, M. T. 2014; 25 (4): 1272-1286
  • Emergence of Market Orders: Audience Interaction and Vanguard Influence ORGANIZATION STUDIES Kocak, O., Hannan, M. T., Hsu, G. 2014; 35 (5): 765-790
  • Category Reinterpretation and Defection: Modernism and Tradition in Italian Winemaking ORGANIZATION SCIENCE Negro, G., Hannan, M. T., Rao, H. 2011; 22 (6): 1449-1463
  • Typecasting, Legitimation, and Form Emergence: A Formal Theory SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY Hsu, G., Hannan, M. T., Polos, L. 2011; 29 (2): 97-123
  • Founding Conditions, Learning, and Organizational Life Chances: Age Dependence Revisited ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY Le Mens, G., Hannan, M. T., Polos, L. 2011; 56 (1): 95-126
  • Income and independence effects on marital dissolution: results fromthe Seattle– Denver Income Maintenance Experiment Event History Analysis Hannan, M. T., Tuma, N. B., Groeneveld, L. P. edited by Wu, L. Sage Benchmarks in Social Science ResearchMethods, Sage Publications. 2011
  • Categorical contrast and audience appeal: niche width and critical success in winemaking INDUSTRIAL AND CORPORATE CHANGE Negro, G., Hannan, M. T., Rao, H. 2010; 19 (5): 1397-1425

    View details for DOI 10.1093/icc/dtq003

    View details for Web of Science ID 000282432400004

  • Partiality of Memberships in Categories and Audiences ANNUAL REVIEW OF SOCIOLOGY, VOL 36 Hannan, M. T. 2010; 36: 159-181
  • The effects of category spanning depend on contrast Research in the Sociology of Organizations Kovács, B., Hannan, M. T. 2010; 31: 175-201
  • Modalities in Sociological Arguments JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL SOCIOLOGY Polos, L., Hannan, M. T., Hsu, G. 2010; 34 (3): 201-238
  • Multiple Category Memberships in Markets: An Integrative Theory and Two Empirical Tests AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Hsu, G., Kocak, O., Hannan, M. T. 2009; 74 (1): 150-169
  • The liability of newness: Age dependence in organizational death rates Readings in change management Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J., Carroll, G. R. edited by Shirokova, G. St. Petersburg State Univ. 2009
  • The population ecology of organizations Readings on organization theory Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. St. Petersburg State University. 2009
  • Structural inertia and organizational change Readings in change management Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Shirokwo, G. St. Petersburg State Univ. 2009
  • Density dependence in the evolution of populations of newspaper organizations (Russian) Readings in change management Hannan, M. T. edited by Shirokova, G. St. Petersburg State Univ. 2009
  • Organizational evolution in a multinational context: entries of automobile manufacturing firms in Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, and Italy Organizational learning and knowledge management Hannan, M. T., Carroll, G. R., Dundon, E. A., Torres, J. C. edited by Starbuck, W. H. Cheltenham U.K.: Elgar. 2008
  • Density dependence in the evolution of populations of newspaper organizations Organizational learning and knowledge management Hannan, M. T. edited by Starbuck, W. H. Cheltenham U.K.: Elgar. 2008
  • The population ecology of organizations Theories of organization Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Tosi, H. Los Angeles: Sage. 2008
  • In the company of women - Gender inequality and the logic of bureaucracy in start-up firms WORK AND OCCUPATIONS Baron, J. N., Hannan, M. T., Hsu, G., Kocak, O. 2007; 34 (1): 35-66
  • Logics of organization theory: audiences, codes, and ecologies Hannan, M. T., Pólos, L., Carroll, G. R. Princeton University Press. 2007
  • The Demographic Perspective The sociology of organizations: an anthropology of contemporary theory and research Hannan, M. T., Carroll, G. R. edited by Wharton, A. Roxbury. 2007
  • The population ecology of organizations Teoria das Organizações Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Caladas, M. P., Berto, C. O. São Paulo, Brazil: Editoria Atlas. 2007
  • Methods of temporal analysis Data analysis Hannan, M. T., Tuma, N. B. edited by Sarantakos, S. London: Sage. 2007
  • Structural inertia and organizational change Fundamentals of business strategy Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Augier, M., Teece, D. J. London: Sage. 2007
  • Organizational identities and the hazard of change INDUSTRIAL AND CORPORATE CHANGE Hannan, M. T., Baron, J. N., Hsu, G., Kocak, O. 2006; 15 (5): 755-784

    View details for DOI 10.1093/icc/dtl020

    View details for Web of Science ID 000241277300001

  • Azonosságés Formák. [Identities and forms] Magyar Filozófiai Szemle Pólos, L., Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. 2006
  • Identities, genres, and organizational forms ORGANIZATION SCIENCE Hsu, G., Hannan, M. T. 2005; 16 (5): 474-490
  • The population ecology of organizations RAE–Revista de Administração de Empresas (Portugese) Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. 2005
  • Dynamic analysis of event histories Quantitative social science Hannan, M. T., Tuma, N. B., Groeneveld, L. P. edited by Scott, J., Xie, Y. Thousand Oaks, Cal.: Sage. 2005
  • Ecologies of organizations: Diversity and identity JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES Hannan, M. T. 2005; 19 (1): 51-70
  • The economic sociology of organizational entrepreneurship: lessons from the Stanford Project on Emerging Companies The economic sociology of capitalism Baron, J. N., Hannan, M. T. edited by Nee, V., Swedberg, R. New York: Russell Sage. 2005: 168–203
  • The evolution of inertia Conference on Organization Ecology Hannan, M. T., POLOS, L., Carroll, G. R. OXFORD UNIV PRESS. 2004: 213–42
  • The evolution of organizational inertia Industrial and Corporate Change Pólos, L., Carroll, G. R. 2004; 13: 213–42
  • The population ecology of organizations Vestnik St. Petersburgskogo Universiteta, Seria Management Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. 2004; 3: 143-85
  • A logic for theories in flux: a model-theoretic approach Logique et Analyse Hannan, M. T., Pólos, L. 2004; 47: 85-121
  • The organizational niche SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY Hannan, M. T., Carroll, G. R., POLOS, L. 2003; 21 (4): 309-340
  • Cascading organizational change ORGANIZATION SCIENCE Hannan, M. T., Polos, L., Carroll, G. R. 2003; 14 (5): 463-482
  • The fog of change: Opacity and asperity in organizations ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY Hannan, M. T., POLOS, L., Carroll, G. 2003; 48 (3): 399-432
  • Demography of organizations Encyclopedia of demography Hannan, M. T. edited by Demeny, P., McNicoll, G. New York:Macmillian Reference. 2003
  • Organizational blueprints for success in high-tech start-ups: Lessons from the Stanford Project on emerging companies CALIFORNIA MANAGEMENT REVIEW Baron, J. N., Hannan, M. T. 2002; 44 (3): 8-?
  • Foundations of a theory of social forms INDUSTRIAL AND CORPORATE CHANGE POLOS, L., Hannan, M. T., Carroll, G. R. 2002; 11 (1): 85-115
  • Reasoning with partial knowledge SOCIOLOGICAL METHODOLOGY 2002, VOL 32 POLOS, L., Hannan, M. T. 2002; 32: 133-181
  • Structural inertia and organizational change The foundations of entrepreneurship Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Shane, S. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2002
  • The population ecology of organizations Strategy: critical perspectives on business and management Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Faulkner, D. London: Taylor & Francis. 2002
  • Population ecology of organizations International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences Hannan, M. T. edited by Smelser, N., Baltes, P. Oxford: Elsevier Science Ltd. 2002
  • Building the iron cage: determinants of administrative intensity in the early years of organizations The foundations of entrepreneurship Hannan, M. T., Baron, J. N., Burton, M. D. edited by Shane, S. New York: Oxford University Press. 2002
  • Gender and the organization-building process in young, high-tech firms The new economic sociology: developments in an emerging field Baron, J. N., Hsu, G., Koçak, Ö., Hannan, M. T. edited by Guillén, M., Collins, R., England, P., Meyer, M. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 2002: 245–73
  • Density-Dependent Processes The sociology of organizations: classic, contemporary, and critical readings Hannan, M. T., Carroll, G. R. edited by Handel, M. Sage. 2002
  • The road taken: the origins and evolution of employment systems in emerging high-technology companies The foundations of entrepreneurship Hannan, M. T., Baron, J. N., Burton, M. D. edited by Shane, S. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2002
  • Dynamics of niche width and resource partitioning AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Dobrev, S. D., Kim, T. Y., Hannan, M. T. 2001; 106 (5): 1299-1337
  • Nonmonotonicity in theory building with applications to organizational mortality Dynamics of organizations: computational modeling and organizational theories Pólos, L., Hannan, M. T. edited by Lomi, A., Larsen, E. Cambridge, Mass.: AAAI Press andMIT Press. 2001: 405–38
  • Marktwerk Is Selectiewerk: Van Populatie-Ecologie naar Organisatiedemografie Bedrijfskunde Carroll, G. R., van Witteloostuijn, A., Hannan, M. T. 2001; 73: 31-37
  • Labor pains: Change in organizational models and employee turnover in young, high-tech firms AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Baron, J. N., Hannan, M. T., Burton, M. D. 2001; 106 (4): 960-1012
  • Back to inertia: Theoretical implications of alternative styles of logical formalization SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY Peli, G. L., POLOS, L., Hannan, M. T. 2000; 18 (2): 195-215
  • Why corporate demography matters: Policy implications of organizational diversity CALIFORNIA MANAGEMENT REVIEW Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. 2000; 42 (3): 148-?
  • The demography of corporations and industries: policy perspectives California Management Review Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. 2000; 42: 148-63
  • The demography of corporations and industries Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. Princeton University Press. 2000
  • Building the iron cage: Determinants of managerial intensity in the early years of organizations AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Baron, J. N., Hannan, M. T., Burton, M. D. 1999; 64 (4): 527-547
  • Engineering bureaucracy: The genesis of formal policies, positions, and structures in high-technology firms Conference on Bureaucracy - Issues and Apparatus Baron, J. N., Burton, M. D., Hannan, M. T. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC. 1999: 1–41
  • Inertia and change in the early years: employment relations in young, hightechnology firms Markets, firms, and hierarchies Hannan, M. T., Burton, M. D., Baron, J. N. edited by Carroll, G. R., Teece, D. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 1999
  • Environments and the structure of organizations: a population ecology perspective Readings in organizational science Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Cuna, M. P., Margues, C. A. Lisbon: ISPA. 1999
  • Szervezeti tehetetlenség. Formalizálási stílusok, elméleti követkem´enyek. [Organizational inertia: Formalization styles, theoretical consequences] Szociológiai Szemle Hannan, M. T., Péli, G., Pólos, L. 1999; 1/99: 120-42
  • Aging by default: building theory from fragmentary knowledge Proceedings of the fourth Dutch–German workshop on non-monotonic reasoning techniques and their applications Pólos, L., Kamps, J., Hannan, M. T., edited by Rott, H., Albert, C., Brewka, G., Witteveen, C. 1999: 207–19
  • The road taken: the origins and evolution of employment systems in emerging high-technology companies Markets, firms, and hierarchies Hannan, M. T., Baron, J. N., Burton, M. D. edited by Carroll, G. R., Teece, D. New York: Oxford University Press. 1999
  • The population ecology of organizations Advances in entrepreneurship Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Westhead, P., Wright, M. Cheltenham, UK: Elgar. 1999
  • Organizational mortality in European and American automobile industries Part I: Revisiting the effects of age and size EUROPEAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Hannan, M. T., Carroll, G. R., Dobrev, S. D., Han, J. 1998; 14 (3): 279-302
  • Organizational mortality in European and American automobile industries Part II: Coupled clocks EUROPEAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Hannan, M. T., Carroll, G. R., Dobrev, S. D., Han, J., TORRES, J. C. 1998; 14 (3): 303-313
  • Rethinking age dependence in organizational mortality: Logical formalizations AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Hannan, M. T. 1998; 104 (1): 126-164
  • Deregulation and competition in the financial industry Industrial and Corporate Change Barron, D. N., West, E., Hannan, M. T. 1998; 7: 1-32
  • The road taken: the origins and evolution of employment systems in emerging high-technology companies Revista Asturiana de Economica Hannan, M. T., Baron, J. N., Burton, M. D. 1998
  • Inertia, density and the structure of organizational populations: Entries in European automobile industries, 1886-1981 ORGANIZATION STUDIES Hannan, M. T. 1997; 18 (2): 193-228
  • The population ecology of organizations Organization theory: selected readings Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Pugh, D. S. Rushden,UK: Penguin Books. 1997
  • Environments and the structure of organizations: a population ecology perspective Comportamento Organizacional e Gestão Freeman, J., Hannan, M. T. 1997; 3: 5-27
  • On logical formalization of theories from organizational ecology - Comment SOCIOLOGICAL METHODOLOGY 1997, VOL 27 Hannan, M. T. 1997; 27: 145-149
  • Networks, knowledge, and niches: Competition in the worldwide semiconductor industry, 1984-1991 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Podolny, J. M., Stuart, T. E., Hannan, M. T. 1996; 102 (3): 659-689
  • The impact of economics on contemporary sociology Economic sociology Hannan, M. T., Baron, J. N. edited by Swedberg, R. Cheltenam, UK: Elgar. 1996
  • The road taken: the origins and evolution of employment systems in emerging high-technology companies Industrial and Corporate Change Baron, J. N., Burton, M. D., Hannan, M. T. 1996; 5: 239-76
  • The segmentation of transitions from school to work in postwar Germany: a dynamic perspective Comparative Social Research Schömann, K., Blossfeld, H. P. 1996; 15: 103-27
  • Inertia and change in the early years: employment relations in young, hightechnology firms Industrial and Corporate Change Baron, J. N., Burton, M. D., Hannan, M. T. 1996; 5: 503-36
  • ORGANIZATIONAL EVOLUTION IN A MULTINATIONAL CONTEXT - ENTRIES OF AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS IN BELGIUM, BRITAIN, FRANCE, GERMANY, AND ITALY AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Hannan, M. T., DUNDON, E. A., Carroll, G. R., TORRES, J. C. 1995; 60 (4): 509-528
  • THEORY BUILDING AND CHEAP TALK ABOUT LEGITIMATION - REPLY AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Hannan, M. T., Carroll, G. R. 1995; 60 (4): 539-544
  • Organizations in industry: strategy, structure, and selection edited by Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. Oxford Univ. Press. 1995
  • The population ecology of organizations The history of management thought: organisational sociology Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Scott, W. R. Aldershot, UK: Dartmouth. 1995
  • Growth and decline processes in organizations The history of management thought: contingency theory Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Donaldson, L. Aldershot, UK: Dartmouth. 1995
  • The ecology of organizational founding: American labor unions The history of management thought: organisational sociology Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Scott, W. R. Aldershot, UK: Dartmouth. 1995
  • Competition, deregulation, and the fortunes of credit unions in New York Barron, D. N., West, E., Hannan, M. T. Madison,Wis.: Filene Research Institute. 1995
  • Organizational evolution in a multinational context: entries of automobile manufacturing firms in Belgium, Britain, France,Germany, and Italy Organizational learning and knowledgemanagement Hannan, M. T. edited by Starbuck, W. H. Cheltenham U.K.: Elgar. 1995
  • Organizational evolution in a multinational context: entries of automobile manufacturing firms in Belgium, Britain, France,Germany, and Italy Organizational learning and knowledgemanagement Hannan, M. T. edited by Starbuck, W. H. Cheltenham U.K.: Elgar. 1995
  • Automobile manufacturing firms Organizations in industry Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. edited by Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. Oxford Univ. Press. 1995: 195–214
  • The impact of economics on contemporary sociology Probléms économiques Hannan, M. T., Baron, J. N. 1995; 2
  • Organizational evolution in a multinational context: entries of automobile manufacturing firms in Belgium, Britain, France,Germany, and Italy Organizational learning and knowledgemanagement Hannan, M. T. edited by Starbuck, W. H. Cheltenham U.K.: Elgar. 1995
  • Introduction to organizational ecology Organizations in industry Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. edited by Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. Oxford Univ. Press. 1995: 17–31
  • Labor unions Organizations in industry Hannan, M. T. edited by Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. Oxford Univ. Press. 1995: 121–35
  • The population ecology of organizations The history of management thought: complex organisations Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Hall, R. Aldershot, UK: Dartmouth. 1995
  • THE IMPACT OF ECONOMICS ON CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGY JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC LITERATURE Baron, J. N., Hannan, M. T. 1994; 32 (3): 1111-1146
  • A TIME TO GROW AND A TIME TO DIE - GROWTH AND MORTALITY OF CREDIT UNIONS IN NEW-YORK-CITY, 1914-1990 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Barron, D. N., West, E., Hannan, M. T. 1994; 100 (2): 381-421
  • The population ecology of organizations Sozialer Wandel: Modellbildung und theoretische Ansätze Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Muller, H. P., Schmid, M. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp. 1994
  • The population ecology of organizations Strategy process, content, context: an international perspective Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by De Wit, B., Meyer, R. St. Paul Minn.:West. 1994
  • Dynamics of populations of credit unions in New York West, E., Barron, D. N., Hannan, M. T. Madison,Wis.: Filene Research Institute. 1994
  • The dynamics of ethnic boundaries in modern states Social stratification: class, race, and gender in sociological perspective Hannan, M. T. edited by Grusky, D. Boulder, Col.:Westview Press. 1994
  • The population ecology of organizations Classics of organization theory Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Shafritz, J., Ott, J. S. Pacific Grove, Cal.: Brooks/Cole. 1993; 3rd
  • Setting the record straight on organizational ecology: rebuttal to Young Reader in population research methodology Hannan, M. T. edited by Bogue, D. J., Arriga, E. E. New York: United Nations Fund for Population Activities: Social Development Center. 1993
  • Ecological organizzativa: per un teoria evoluzionista dell’ organizzazione Lomi, A., Hannan, M. T. Milan: Etaslibri. 1993
  • Die Bedeutung der Bildung im Arbeitseinkommensverlauf: Theoretische Ansätz im Lichte der Ergebnisse einer Längsschnittuntersuchung Bildung, Bildungsfinanzierung un Einkommensverteilung Hannan, M. T., Blossfeld, H. P., Schömann, K. edited by Lüdeke, R. Berlin: Duncker& Humbolt. 1993: 81–106
  • Dynamics of organizational populations: density, legitimation, and competition Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. Oxford Univ. Press. 1992
  • The population ecology of organizations Changement planifié et dévelopment des organisations: théorie et pratique Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Tessier, R., Tellier, Y. Quebéc: Les Presses de l’Université du Quebéc. 1992
  • Robustness and rationality in multi-level systems Rational choice theory: advocacy and critique Hannan, M. T. edited by Coleman, J. S., Fararo, T. Newbury Park, Cal.: Sage. 1992: 120–36
  • AUTOCORRELATION AND DENSITY DEPENDENCE IN ORGANIZATIONAL FOUNDING RATES SOCIOLOGICAL METHODS & RESEARCH Barron, D. N., Hannan, M. T. 1991; 20 (2): 218-241
  • ON THE INTERPRETATION OF DENSITY DEPENDENCE IN RATES OF ORGANIZATIONAL MORTALITY AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Hannan, M. T., Barron, D. N., Carroll, G. R. 1991; 56 (3): 410-415
  • DENSITY-DEPENDENT DYNAMICS IN REGULATED INDUSTRIES - FOUNDING RATES OF BANKS AND LIFE-INSURANCE COMPANIES ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY RANGERMOORE, J., BANASZAKHOLL, J., Hannan, M. T. 1991; 36 (1): 36-65
  • Aggregation and disaggregation in the social sciences Hannan, M. T. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington. 1991
  • Die Bedeutung von Bildung und Arbeitsmarktsegmenten für die Arbeitskommen von Frauen und Männern Von Regen in die Traufe: Frauen zwischen Beruf und Familie Schömann, K., Blossfeld, H. P., Hannan, M. T. edited by Meyer, K. U., Allmendinger, J., Huinink, J. Frankfurt: Campus. 1991: 168–84
  • THEORETICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES IN ANALYSIS OF DENSITY-DEPENDENT LEGITIMATION IN ORGANIZATIONAL EVOLUTION SOCIOLOGICAL METHODOLOGY Hannan, M. T. 1991; 21: 1-42
  • SEX AND SECTOR DIFFERENCES IN THE DYNAMICS OF WAGE GROWTH IN THE FEDERAL-REPUBLIC-OF-GERMANY AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Hannan, M. T., SCHOMANN, K., Blossfeld, H. P. 1990; 55 (5): 694-713
  • A REASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECT OF INCOME-MAINTENANCE ON MARITAL DISSOLUTION IN THE SEATTLE-DENVER EXPERIMENT AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Hannan, M. T., TUMA, N. B. 1990; 95 (5): 1270-1298
  • THE ECOLOGY OF ORGANIZATIONAL SIZE DISTRIBUTIONS - A MICROSIMULATION APPROACH JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL SOCIOLOGY Hannan, M. T., RANGERMOORE, J. 1990; 15 (2): 67-89
  • DENSITY DELAY IN THE EVOLUTION OF ORGANIZATIONAL POPULATIONS - A MODEL AND 5 EMPIRICAL TESTS CONF ON ORGANIZATIONAL EVOLUTION : NEW DIRECTIONS Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC. 1990: 103–128
  • Density delay in the evolution of organizational populations: a model and five empirical tests Organizational evolution: new directions Hannan, M. T. edited by Singh, J. Newbury Park, Cal.: Sage. 1990
  • COMPETITION AND THE EVOLUTION OF ORGANIZATIONAL SIZE DISTRIBUTIONS CONF ON ORGANIZATIONAL EVOLUTION : NEW DIRECTIONS Hannan, M. T., RANGERMOORE, J., BANASZAKHOLL, J. SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC. 1990: 246–268
  • Competition and the evolution of organizational size distributions Organizational evolution: new directions Rangermoore, J., Banaszak-Holl, J., Hannan, M. T. edited by Singh, J. V. Newbury Park, Cal.: Sage. 1990: 246–68
  • MACROSOCIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS OF EVENT HISTORY ANALYSIS - STATE TRANSITIONS AND EVENT RECURRENCES QUALITY & QUANTITY Hannan, M. T. 1989; 23 (3-4): 351-383
  • DENSITY DELAY IN THE EVOLUTION OF ORGANIZATIONAL POPULATIONS - A MODEL AND 5 EMPIRICAL TESTS ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. 1989; 34 (3): 411-430
  • SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON ORGANIZATIONAL ECOLOGY - REBUTTAL TO YOUNG AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Freeman, J., Hannan, M. T. 1989; 95 (2): 425-439
  • ON USING INSTITUTIONAL THEORY IN STUDYING ORGANIZATIONAL POPULATIONS - REPLY AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. 1989; 54 (4): 545-548
  • DENSITY DEPENDENCE IN THE EVOLUTION OF POPULATIONS OF NEWSPAPER ORGANIZATIONS AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. 1989; 54 (4): 524-541
  • Erwerbsverlauf und die Entwicklung der Arbeitseinkommen bei Männer—Eine Längsschnittanalyse unter Verwendung einer stochastischenDifferentialgleihung Zeitschrift für Soziologie Blossfeld, H. P., Schömann, K., Hannan, M. T. 1989; 17: 407-23
  • AGE DEPENDENCE IN THE MORTALITY OF NATIONAL LABOR UNIONS - COMPARISONS OF PARAMETRIC MODELS JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL SOCIOLOGY Hannan, M. T. 1989; 14 (1): 1-30
  • Markets and organizations Leading edges in social and behavioral science Reiter , S., Arrow, K., Davis, L., DiMaggio, P., Granovetter, M., Green, J., Graves, T., Postelwaite, A., Radner, R., Shell, K., Hannan, M. T. edited by Luce, R. D., Smelser, N., Gerstein, D. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 1989: 283–326
  • Organizational population dynamics and social change European Sociology Review Hannan, M. T. 1989; 4: 1-15
  • Statistical analysis Leading edges in social and behavioral science Pratt, J., Clogg, C., Green, B., Hausman, J., Kruskal, W., Rubin, D., Savage, I. R., Tukey, J., Wachter, K., Hannan, M. T. edited by Luce, R. D., Smelser, N., Gerstein, D. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 1989: 633–69
  • Competitive and institutional processes in organizational ecology Sociological theories in progress: new formulations Hannan, M. T. edited by Berger, J., Zelditch, M., Anderson, B. Newbury Park, Cal.: Sage. 1989: 388–402
  • Determinanten der Verdienstwicklung auf ein und demselben Arbeitsplatz: Ein Beispiel zur Anwendung einer stochastischen Differentialgleichung Effizienzlohntheorie, Individualeinkommen und Arbeitplatzwechsel Blossfied, H. P., Schömann, K., Hannan, M. T. edited by Gerlach, K., Hübler, O. Frankfurt: Campus. 1989: 301–16
  • Organizational ecology Freeman, J., Hannan, M. T. Harvard Univ. Press. 1989
  • COURSE OF GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF EARNED INCOME IN MEN - A LONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS USING A STOCHASTIC DIFFERENTIAL-EQUATION ZEITSCHRIFT FUR SOZIOLOGIE Blossfeld, H. P., Hannan, M. T., SCHOMANN, K. 1988; 17 (6): 407-423
  • THE ECOLOGY OF ORGANIZATIONAL MORTALITY - AMERICAN LABOR UNIONS, 1836-1985 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. 1988; 94 (1): 25-52
  • Density dependence in the growth of organizational populations Ecological models of organizations Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Carroll, G. R. Cambridge, Mass.: Ballinger. 1988: 7–32
  • Social change, organizational diversity, and individual careers Social structures and human lives Hannan, M. T. edited by Riley, M. W. Newbury Park, Cal.: Sage and the Am. Sociol. Assoc. 1988: 161–74
  • Structural inertia and organizational change Readings in organizational decline: frameworks, research, and prescriptions Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Cameron, K., Sutton, R., Whetten, D. Cambridge, Mass.: Ballinger. 1988
  • THE POPULATION ECOLOGY OF RESTAURANTS REVISITED - REPLY AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Freeman, J., Hannan, M. T. 1987; 92 (5): 1214-1220
  • THE ECOLOGY OF ORGANIZATIONAL FOUNDING - AMERICAN LABOR UNIONS, 1836-1985 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. 1987; 92 (4): 910-943
  • Where do organizational forms come from? Sociology Forum Freeman, J., Hannan, M. T. 1986; 1: 50-72
  • Structural inertia and organizational change Approaches to social theory Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Coleman, J. S., Lindenberg, S., Novak, S. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 1986
  • Uncertainty, diversity and organizational change Social and behavioral sciences: discoveries over fifty years Hannan, M. T. edited by Smelser, N., Gerstein, D. Washington D.C.: National Academy Press. 1986: 73–94
  • The population ecology of organizations Organizational behavior and management Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Tosi, H., Hammer, T. Brussels: Grid Publishing. 1986; 4th
  • Multi-state demography and event-history analysis Progress in stochastic modeling of social processes. Hannan, M. T. edited by Diekmann, A., Mitter, P. New York: Academic Press. 1985: 39–88
  • Problems of aggregation Causal models in the social sciences Hannan, M. T. edited by Blalock, H. M. Chicago: Aldine. 1985; 2nd: 473–508
  • Dynamic analysis of qualitative variables: applications to organizational demography Measuring the unmeasurable Tuma, N. B., Hannan, M. T. edited by Nijkamp, P., Leitner, H., Wrigley, N. Dordrecht:Martinus Nijhoff. 1985: 629–63
  • STRUCTURAL INERTIA AND ORGANIZATIONAL-CHANGE AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. 1984; 49 (2): 149-164
  • Social dynamics: models and methods Tuma, N. B., Hannan, M. T. Orlando, Fla.: Academic Press. 1984
  • THE LIABILITY OF NEWNESS - AGE DEPENDENCE IN ORGANIZATIONAL DEATH RATES AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Freeman, J., Carroll, G. R., Hannan, M. T. 1983; 48 (5): 692-710
  • Final report of the Seattle–Denver Income Maintenance Experiment Marital Stability Groeneveld, L. P., Tuma, N. B., Hannan, M. T. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1983; 1 (5)
  • NICHE WIDTH AND THE DYNAMICS OF ORGANIZATIONAL POPULATIONS AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Freeman, J., Hannan, M. T. 1983; 88 (6): 1116-1145
  • FAMILIES, MARKETS, AND SOCIAL-STRUCTURES - AN ESSAY ON BECKER A TREATISE ON THE FAMILY JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC LITERATURE Hannan, M. T. 1982; 20 (1): 65-72
  • Organizational niche width: test of a model Mathematische Analyse vonOrganisationsstruckturen und –Prozessen Hannan, M. T. edited by Sodeur, W. Duisburg: Sozialwissenschaftliche Kooperative. 1982: 231–71
  • DYNAMICS OF FORMAL POLITICAL-STRUCTURE - AN EVENT-HISTORY ANALYSIS AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Hannan, M. T., Carroll, G. R. 1981; 46 (1): 19-35
  • Dynamic analysis of event histories Evaluation Studies Review Annual Hannan, M. T., Tuma, N. B., Groeneveld, L. P. edited by Stromsdorfer, E., Farkas, G. Beverly Hills, Cal.: Sage. 1981
  • Reply to Goodwin Evaluation Studies Review Annual Hannan, M. T., Tuma, N. B., Groeneveld, L. P. edited by Stromsdorfer, E., Farkas, G. Beverly Hills, Cal.: Sage. 1981
  • Income and psychological distress: impact of an income maintenance experiment Guaranteed annual income Hannan, M. T., Thoits, P. edited by Spiegelman, R., Weiner, S., Bell, J. New York: Academic Press. 1981
  • Marital dissolution and remarriage Guaranteed annual income Groeneveld, L. P., Tuma, N. B., Hannan, M. T. edited by Spiegelman, R., Weiner, S., Bell, J. New York: Academic Press. 1980: 162–82
  • Growth and decline processes in organizations Reader on complex organizations Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Etzioni, A., Lehman, E. New York: Holt Rinehart. 1980
  • Methods of temporal analysis Annual Review of Sociology Tuma, N. B., Hannan, M. T. 1980; 5: 303-28
  • Income and psychological distress: impact of an income maintenance experiment Journal of Health and Social Behavior Thoits, P., Hannan, M. T. 1980; 20: 120-38
  • Growth and decline processes in organizations Organizational research Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Katz, D., Kahn, R., Adams, J. S. San Francisco: Jossey–Bass. 1980
  • THE EFFECTS OF NEGATIVE INCOME-TAX PROGRAMS ON MARITAL DISSOLUTION JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES Groeneveld, L. P., TUMA, N. B., Hannan, M. T. 1980; 15 (4): 654-674
  • DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF EVENT HISTORIES AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY TUMA, N. B., Hannan, M. T., Groeneveld, L. P. 1979; 84 (4): 820-854
  • National development in a changing world system National development and the world system Meyer, J. W., Hannan, M. T. edited by Meyer, J. W., Hannan, M. T. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1979: 3–16
  • METHODS FOR TEMPORAL ANALYSIS ANNUAL REVIEW OF SOCIOLOGY Hannan, M. T., TUMA, N. B. 1979; 5: 303-328
  • National development and the world system: educational, economic, and political change, 1950–1970 edited by Meyer, J. W., Hannan, M. T. Univ. of Chicago Press. 1979
  • National economic development in the contemporaryworld system, 1950–1970 National development and the world system Meyer, J. W., Rubinson, R., Thomas, G., Hannan, M. T. edited by Meyer, J. W., Hannan, M. T. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1979: 85–116
  • Reply to Goodwin American Journal of Sociology Tuma, N. B., Groeneveld, L. P., Hannan, M. T. 1979; 85: 657-61
  • What can we learn about marriage from social experiments? Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Business and Economics Section Tuma, N. B., Groeneveld, L. P., Hannan, M. T. 1979: 1–6
  • Methodological issues in the study of national development National development and the world system Hannan, M. T. edited by Meyer, J. W., Hannan, M. T. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1979: 17–33
  • Issues for further comparative research National development and the world system Hannan, M. T., Meyer, J. W. edited by Meyer, J. W., Hannan, M. T. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1979: 297–308
  • The dynamics of ethnic boundaries in modern states National development and the world system Hannan, M. T. edited by Meyer, J. W., Hannan, M. T. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1979: 253–275
  • The expansion of national educational systems National development and the world system Hannan, M. T., Nielsen, F. edited by Meyer, J. W., Hannan, M. T. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1979: 56–71
  • INCOME AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS - IMPACT OF AN INCOME-MAINTENANCE EXPERIMENT JOURNAL OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL BEHAVIOR Thoits, P., Hannan, M. 1979; 20 (2): 120-138

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  • INCOME AND INDEPENDENCE EFFECTS ON MARITAL DISSOLUTION - RESULTS FROM SEATTLE AND DENVER INCOME-MAINTENANCE EXPERIMENTS AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Hannan, M. T., TUMA, N. B., Groeneveld, L. P. 1978; 84 (3): 611-633
  • Organizations and environments edited by Meyer, M., Freeman, J., Meyer, J. W., Ouchi, W., Pfeffer, J., Scott, W. R., Hannan, M. T. San Francisco: Jossey–Bass. 1978
  • The population ecology of organizations The organizational society Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Presthus, R. New York: St. Martin’s Press. 1978; 2nd
  • Internal politics of growth and decline Environments and organizations Freeman, J., Hannan, M. T. edited by Mayer, M. San Francisco: Jossey–Bass. 1978: 177–99
  • Analysis of noneconomic outcomes in the Rural Income Maintenance Experiment Welfare in rural areas: The North Carolina–Iowa Income Maintenance Experiment Hannan, M. T. edited by Palmer, J., Pechman, J. Washington: Brookings Institution. 1978: 183–210
  • Approaches to the censoring problem in event-history analysis Sociological methodology 1979 Hannan, M. T., Tuma, N. B. edited by Schuessler, K. F. San Francisco: Jossey–Bass. 1978: 209–40
  • The population ecology of organizations Environments and organizations Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Meyer, M. San Francisco: Jossey–Bass. 1978
  • EXPANSION OF NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS - TESTS OF A POPULATION ECOLOGY MODEL AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Nielsen, F., Hannan, M. T. 1977; 42 (3): 479-490
  • INCOME AND MARITAL EVENTS - EVIDENCE FROM AN INCOME-MAINTENANCE EXPERIMENT AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Hannan, M. T., TUMA, N. B., Groeneveld, L. P. 1977; 82 (6): 1186-1211
  • Obstacles to the comparative study of effectiveness Perspectives on organizational effectiveness Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. edited by Pennings, J., Goodman, P. San Francisco: Jossey–Bass. 1977
  • Estimation of panel models: results on pooling cross sections and time series Sociological methodology 1977 Young, A. A., Hannan, M. T. edited by Heise, D. San Francisco: Jossey–Bass. 1977: 52–83
  • POPULATION ECOLOGY OF ORGANIZATIONS AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. 1977; 82 (5): 929-964
  • Impacts of income maintenance on the making and breaking of marital unions Tuma, N. B., Groeneveld, L. P., Hannan, M. T. Menlo Park, Cal.: Stanford Research Institute. 1976
  • SOLUTION AND INTERPRETATION OF DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION MODELS - REPLY AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Freeman, J., Hannan, M. T. 1976; 41 (4): 748-749
  • SPECIFICATION OF MODELS FOR ORGANIZATIONAL-EFFECTIVENESS AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Hannan, M. T., Freeman, J. H., Meyer, J. W. 1976; 41 (1): 136-143
  • GROWTH AND DECLINE PROCESSES IN ORGANIZATIONS AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Freeman, J., Hannan, M. T. 1975; 40 (2): 215-228
  • ESTIMATION FROM GROUPED OBSERVATIONS AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW Hannan, M. T., Burstein, L. 1974; 39 (3): 374-392
  • The causal approach to measurement error in panel analysis: some further contingencies Measurement in the social sciences Robinson, R., Warren, J., Hannan, M. T. edited by Blalock, H. M. Chicago: Aldine. 1973: 293–323
  • Sociological perspectives on poverty Perspectives on poverty Hannan, M. T. edited by Dugan, D., Leahy, W. New York: Praeger. 1971: 6–22
  • Aggregation and disaggregation in sociology Hannan, M. T. Lexington,Mass.: Lexington. 1971
  • Problems of aggregation and disaggregation in sociological research IRSS Methodology Monograph Series Hannan, M. T. Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: Institute for Research in the Social Sciences. 1970
  • Problems of aggregation Causal models in the social sciences Hannan, M. T. edited by Blalock, H. M. Chicago: Aldine. 1970: 473–508