The Son Also Rises: Surnames and the History of Social Mobility (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World) Paperback – August 25, 2015

Editorial Reviews

Honorable Mention for the 2015 PROSE Award in Economics, Association of American Publishers

One of Choice ‘s Outstanding Academic Titles for 2014 One of Vox ‘s "Best Books We Read in 2014" " The Son Also Rises . . . suggests that dramatic social mobility has always been the exception rather than the rule. Clark examines a host of societies over the past seven hundred years and finds that the makeup of a given country’s economic élite has remained surprisingly stable." –James Surowiecki, New Yorker "An epic feat of data crunching and collaborative grind. . […]