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Art Alderson

Art Alderson is Professor of Sociology at Indiana University. His research interests lie in the areas of social stratification, economic and political sociology, comparative and historical sociology, and international development. He is currently doing research on income distribution, the world city system, status, subjective well-being, and consumption, and the globalization of production. Recently, he is the author of “Compared to Whom? Inequality, Social Comparison, and Happiness in the United States” (in Social Forces in 2016 with Tally Katz-Gerro) and "The Changing Economic Geography of Large U.S. Law Firms" (in the Journal of Economic Geography in 2016 with William D. Henderson).