JACKSON, Gregory

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JACKSON, Gregory

JACKSON, Gregory

Visiting Fellow (until March 31, 2006)

Senior Lecturer in Strategy and Comparative Management, King's College London, UK

Activities at RIETI


Corporate Governance
Economic Sociology
Comparative and Historical Methods
Sociology of Organizations
Industrial Relations
Sociology of Music

Current Projects


1992 B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison (Sociology with certificate in Research and Analysis and German Literature)
1996 M.A., Columbia University in the City of New York (Sociology)
2002 Ph.D., Columbia University in the City of New York (Sociology)


1992 - 1993 Research Scientist, London School of Economics, Centre for Economic Performance
1996 - 2002 Research Scientist, Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany,
2001/2002 Lecturer, Universitat Duisburg, Winter Semester
2002-2004 Fellow, the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
2004- Senior Lecturer, King's College, London
2005- Visiting Fellow, the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)

Detailed CV here

Selected Publications and Papers

Organizing the Firm: Corporate Governance in Germany and Japan, 1870-2000., Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Sociology, Columbia University, November 2001.
Get Abstract and Table of Contents

Journal Articles:
"The Cross-National Diversity of Corporate Governance: Dimensions and Determinants," Academy of Management Review, Vol. 28, No. 3, July 2003, p.447-465 (With Ruth Aguilera).

"An Emerging Market for Corporate Control? The Mannesmann Takeover and German Corporate Governance," Max-Planck-Institut for the Study of Societies, MPIfG Discussion Paper, 01/4,2001.(With Martin H?pner)

Book Chapters:
"Corporate Governance in Germany and Japan: Liberalization Pressures and Responses," pp.261-305 in: Kozo Yamamura and Wolfgang Streeck (eds.).
The End of Diversity? Prospects of German and Japanese Capitalism,
, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

"The Origins of Nonliberal Corporate Governance in Germany and Japan.",pp.121-170 in: Wolfgang Streeck and Kozo Yamamura (eds.). The Origins of Nonliberal Capitalism: Germany and Japan Compared,,Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2001.

"Between Financial Commitment, Market Liquidity and Corporate Governance: Occupational Pensions in Britain, Germany, Japan and the USA," pp.171-189 in: Comparing Welfare Capitalism: Social Policy and Political Economy in Europe, Japan and the USA., Edited by Bernhard Ebbinghaus and Philip Manow, London: Routledge 2001.(With Sigurt Vitols)

The Battle over the Takeovers Directive. In: Die Mitbestimmung (English Issue) 48, 8, 22-26. (With Martin H?pner and Simone Leiber).

For a complete list of publications, download my CV[PDF: 117KB] here.


SASE Executive Council and Network Organizer "Markets and Institutions," Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE).

Fellow, Institute for International Corporate Governance and Accountability, The George Washington University, Washington D.C.

Board of Advisors, Program in Law, Business, and Finance in Korea,