Organizational Foundings: An Ecological Study of the Newspaper Industries of Argentina and Ireland

  title={Organizational Foundings: An Ecological Study of the Newspaper Industries of Argentina and Ireland},
  author={J. Delacroix and G. Carroll},
  journal={Administrative Science Quarterly},
This research was supported by NIMH Grant #2T232MH15149-03 to the Organizations Research Training Program at Stanford University (W. Richard Scott, Director) and by NSF Grant #SES-8109382 to Michael T. Hannan. We appreciate the comments of Mike Hannan and Jack Brittain on an earlier draft of this paper. Using nineteenth-century historical data on the Argentine press and the Irish press, we explore the plausibility of an environmental model of foundings in populations of organizations. We show… Expand
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