Business and Economic History On-Line

Welcome to Business and Economic History On-Line, a selection of papers presented at the Business History Conference's annual meeting. Authors from each annual meeting are encouraged to submit their papers for inclusion in BEH On-Line; please read the Submission Guidelines for more details about the process. We expect to have the papers for each meeting posted on-line before the end of the calendar year in which the meeting is held.

Benjamin Schwantes, Johns Hopkins University-Whiting School of Engineering


HausmanAssistant Editor
William J. Hausman, College of William & Mary



BEH On-Line was founded by William J. Hausman in 2003 on behalf of the Business History Conference as a continuation of the Business and Economic History print series; he was assisted by Deborah Green of the College of William & Mary. Edwin J. Perkins assumed the editorship with the 2010 issue and served through 2012. Pat Denault provided editorial assistance for volumes 1-9. The current editor is Benjamin Schwantes of the German Historical Institute; Will Hausman returned as assistant editor with the 2014 volume.

The entire run of the printed Business and Economic History, 1962-1999, is available as well. Citations in BEH On-Line papers to essays from these issues are linked to the full text in the archives.