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Publications of Martin Ruef    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. Martin Ruef, The Entrepreneurial Group: Social Identities, Relations, and Collective Action. (2010), Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ
  2. Howard Aldrich and Martin Ruef, Organizations Evolving (2nd Edition) (2006), Sage, London
  3. W. Richard Scott, Martin Ruef, Peter Mendel, and Carol Caronna, Institutional Change and Healthcare Organizations: From Professional Dominance to Managed Care (2000), University of Chicago Press, Chicago

Journal Articles

  1. Seok-Woo Kwon, Colleen Heflin, and Martin Ruef, Community Social Capital and Entrepreneurship, American Sociological Review (2013)
  2. Martin Ruef, Constructing Labor Markets: The Valuation of Black Labor in the U.S. South, 1831-1867, American Sociological Review., forthcoming, vol. 77 no. 6 (2012), pp. 970-998 (
  3. Martin Ruef and David Reinecke, Does Capitalism Produce an Entrepreneurial Class?, Research in Organizational Behavior, vol. 31 (2011), pp. 225-252
  4. Martin Ruef and Kelly Patterson, Credit and Classification: The Impact of Industry Boundaries in 19th Century America, Administrative Science Quarterly, vol. 54 no. 3 (2009), pp. 486-520
  5. Martin Ruef and Kelly Patterson, Organizations and Local Development: Economic and Demographic Growth among Southern Counties during Reconstruction, Social Forces, vol. 87 no. 4 (2009), pp. 1743-1776
  6. Martin Ruef, The Demise of an Organizational Form: Emancipation and Plantation Agriculture in the American South, 1860-1880, American Journal of Sociology, vol. 109 no. 6 (2004), pp. 1365-1410
  7. Martin Ruef, Howard Aldrich and Nancy Carter, The Structure of Founding Teams: Homophily, Strong Ties, and Isolation among U.S. Entrepreneurs, American Sociological Review, vol. 68 no. 2 (2003), pp. 195-222

Edited Books

  1. Martin Ruef and Michael Lounsbury (eds), The Sociology of Entrepreneurship (2007), Elsevier, New York

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