Current Research Projects
- Content Creation Economy. A mixed methods study that examines the content creation market, and the dynamics governing content creation enterprise management and regulation.
- Comparative Household Finance. A quantitative project that examines differences in US and Canadian middle class household finances.
- Joseph N. Cohen (2017) Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses that Bankrupt the Middle Class. Praeger.
- Miguel Centeno and Joseph N. Cohen (2010) Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective. Polity.
- Joseph N. Cohen (2016) “The Myth of America’s ‘Culture of Consumerism’: Policy May Help Drive American Households’ Fraying Finances” Journal of Consumer Culture
- Miguel Centeno and Joseph N. Cohen (2012) “The Arc of Neoliberalism” Annual Review of Sociology
- Miguel Centeno and Joseph N. Cohen (2006) “Neoliberalism and Patterns of Economic Development” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
- Miguel Centeno and Joseph N. Cohen (2015) “Neoliberalism” Robert A. Scott and Stephen M. Kosslyn (eds.) Emerging Trends in the Behavioral and Social Sciences. Wiley and Sons.
- Joseph N. Cohen (2012) “Managing the Faustian Bargain: Monetary Autonomy in the Pursuit of Development in Eastern Europe and Latin America” in Renato Boschi and Carlos Henrique Santana (eds.) Development and Semi-Periphery: Post-Neoliberal Trajectories in South American and Central Eastern Europe. Anthem Press.
- Paul DiMaggio and Joseph N. Cohen (2005) “Information Inequality and Network Externalities: A Comparative Study of the Diffusion of Television and the Internet” in Victor Nee and Richard Swedberg (eds.) The Economy Sociology of Capitalism. Princeton University Press.
- Joseph N. Cohen (2015) “Wal-Mart Wars: Moral Populism in the 21st Century” Contemporary Sociology
- Joseph N. Cohen (2012) “Review: Terence Halliday and Bruce Carruthers, Bankrupt: Global Lawmaking and Systemic Financial Crisis” International Journal of Comparative Sociology
- Joseph N. Cohen (2008) “Long Wave Theory” in Stewart R. Cleff and James R. Bailey (eds.) International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies.
Recent Unpublished Research
- “Prevalence of Entpreneurship among U.S. Households, 1989 – 2016.” OSF. March 1. osf.io/q5xmu.
- “Income from Entrepreneurship, 2016.” OSF. March 2. osf.io/qkt6a.
- “Zero Sales Entrepreneurs.” OSF. March 4. osf.io/u5em3.
- “Government Revenues to GDP.” OSF. March 22. osf.io/kmp4a.
- “Government Expenditures and Aggregate Growth.” OSF. April 2. osf.io/m2dfh.
- “Government Expenditures to Governance Quality.” OSF. April 4. osf.io/xnrgf.
- “Long-Run Changes to Government Spending.” OSF. April 11. osf.io/vwsn7.
- “Entrepreneurship and Race, 1989 – 2016.” OSF. May 1. osf.io/zegpj.
- “Distribution of Household US Education Debt 2016.” OSF. June 18. osf.io/3uarq.
- “Financing Education.” OSF. June 18. osf.io/5re8q.
- Cohen, Joseph N, and Joseph van der Naald. 2019. “Measuring Socialism Data Set.” OSF. July 25. doi:10.17605/OSF.IO/4G37H.
- Elaine S. Povich (2019) “Save Bucks, Win a Prize? Sounds Great but Consumers Aren’t Biting” Pew Stateline. May 6.
- Mary Harris (2017) “Canadians Have Universal Health Insurance. Why Not the US?” WNYC. December 13
- Lisa Roepe (2017) “Think You Know What the Other Half Earns? Not So Fast” OZY. June 4
- Christopher Rugaber (2016) “Trump would hike taxes for some in middle class” USA Today, November 27.
- Christopher Rugaber (2016) “For some in middle class, Trump plan would mean tax increase“ Associated Press. November 25
- Christopher Ingraham (2016) “Consumer conundrum: Luxuries get cheaper, necessities more expensive” Washington Post. August 17
- Helaine Olen (2016) “The United States of Debt” Podcast series from Slate
- Peter Hogness (2014) “QC Sociologist: Where Our Money Goes” Clarion, November 26. Winner of New York Labor Communications Council: Best Editorial Column
- Christopher R. Rugaber (2014) “Middle Class Squeeze: From Day Care to Health Care” Associated Press: Big Story. September 24.
- Richard Salit and Alex Kuffner (2014) “Middle Class Squeeze: R.I. wages flatlining as workers struggle” Providence Journal. May 31.
- Central Time (2014) “Middle Class Money Squeeze” Wisconsin Public Radio. May 12.
- Carol Morello and Scott Clement (2014) “‘Happy Days’ no more: Middle-class families squeezed as expenses soar, wages fall” Washington Post, April 26.
- Helaine Olen (2014) “Essay: Our Brains Aren’t to Blame for Our Financial Woes” Bloomberg. April 7.
- KCBS Radio (2013) August 25.
- Helaine Olen (2013) “Giving up coffee to balance the books: how many lattes to financial freedom?” The Guardian. August 13.