Photo of  Julie Mehretu’s “Mural”  of financial markets.

Photo of Julie Mehretu’s “Mural” of financial markets.



Ken-Hou Lin and Megan Tobias Neely. 2019. Divested: Inequality in the Age of Finance. Oxford University Press, in press.

Megan Tobias Neely. Hedged Out: Inequality and Insecurity on Wall Street. Book under contract with the University of California Press.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Megan Tobias Neely and Aliya Hamid Rao (Equal authorship), forthcoming. “What’s Love Got To Do with It? Passion and Inequality at Work.” Sociology Compass.

Megan Tobias Neely. 2018. “Fit To Be King: How Patrimonialism on Wall Street Leads to Inequality.” Socio-Economic Review 16(2): 365–385.

Ken-Hou Lin and Megan Tobias Neely. 2017. “Gender, Parental Status, and the Wage Premium for Working in Finance.” Social Currents 4(6): 535–555.

Book Chapters

Christine Williams and Megan Tobias Neely. 2018. “ Gender Inequality and Feminism in the New Economy .” Gender Reckonings: New Social Theory and Research. Edited by James W. Messerschmidt, Patricia Yancey Martin, Michael A. Messner, and Raewyn Connell. New York: New York University Press.

Christine Williams and Megan Tobias Neely. 2015. “Gender and Work: Precariousness and Inequality.” Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Edited by Robert Scott and Stephen Kosslyn. New York: Sage.

In Preparation/Under Review

Megan Tobias Neely, “ The Portfolio Ideal Worker: Insecurity and Inequality in the New Economy .” Revised and resubmitted, Qualitative Sociology.

Megan Tobias Neely, “How the Hedge Fund Dream of Financial Freedom Drives Inequality.” In preparation for a volume edited by Katja Hujo and Maggie Carter, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development.

Megan Tobias Neely, “Primus Inter Pares? Bureaucracy, Hierarchy, and Inequality in Financial Services.” Under review.

Megan Tobias Neely, “Compensation in the Hedge Fund Industry: A Wager on Employment in the New Economy.” In preparation.

Megan Tobias Neely, “The ‘One Percent’: Access and Boundaries in the Study of Elites.” In preparation. 

Book Reviews

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? (and How to Fix It). By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic. Men and Masculinities, 2019. Read review here.

Feminists Rethink the Neoliberal State: Inequality, Exclusion, and Change. Edited by Leela Fernandes. Contemporary Sociology, 2019. Read review here.

Capital without Borders: Wealth Managers and the One Percent. By Brooke Harrington. New Labor Forum 26(3): 95–98. Read review here.

Inequality, Uncertainty, and Opportunity: The Varied and Growing Role of Finance in Labor Relations. Edited by Christian E. Weller. Work and Occupations 44(2): 238–240. Read review here.