Syllabi

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U.S. Business History

A History of American Business (2007) William Becker (George Washington University)
 
American Business History (2003) Anita Ashendel (Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis)
 
American Business History (2005) Jonathan Rees (Colorado State University)
 
American Business History (2010) Edward Balleisen (Duke University)
 
American Business History (2012) Daniel Pope (University of Oregon)
 
American Business History (undated) Mark Thomas (University of Virginia)
 
American Business History, 1800-1980 (2011) Michael Nash (New York University)
 
Business and Economic History (2011) Scott Carson (University of Texas, Permian Basin)
 
Economic and Business History of the United States (2010) George Smith (Stern School of Business, New York University)
 
History of American Business (2008) Gus Giebelhaus (Georgia Institute of Technology)
 
History of American Business (2010) Tonia Compton (Columbia College)
 
History of American Business (2010) Joshua Davis (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
 
Labor and Business in American History (2012) Louis Hyman (Cornell University)
 
Research Paper Guidelines Edward Balleisen (Duke University)
 
U.S. Economic and Business History (2011) Jonathan Bean (Southern Illinois University)
 
United States Economic and Business History (2011) Andrew Kersten (University of Wisconsin, Green Bay)
 

Business and Government/Regulation/Political Economy

American Business History 2010 Edward Balleisen (Duke University)
 
American Business History 2010 Edward Balleisen (Duke University)
 
Business and Politics (2009) Mcgee Young (Marquette University)
 
Business Organizations and Political Economy (2011) [graduate] Steven Usselman (Georgia Institute of Technology)
 
Industry and Government (2001) Richard Langlois (University of Connecticut)
 
Perspectives on Regulation (2003) Jeffrey A. Eisenach and Randolph J. May (George Mason University Law School)
 
Politics of Business Regulation (2003) David Robertson (University of Missouri, St. Louis)
 

Non-U.S. or Comparative Business History

Business and Economic History (2006) Marko Maunula (Clayton State University)
 
Business History in a Long-Term Perspective (2007) Giovanni Favero (Ca' Foscari University)
 
Comparative Business History (2006) Mansel Blackford (Ohio State University)
 
Comparative Business History (undated) [MA] Ludovic Cailluet (IAE, Toulouse)
 
History of International Business (2011) [graduate] John Cantwell (Rutgers University)
 
International Economic and Business History (2010) Bernardo Batiz-Lazo (Bangor University (Wales))
 
Introduction to the History of Business and Commerce (2011) Jeffery Vacante (University of Western Ontario)
 
The Canadian and American Financial Systems: Comparisons and Contrasts (2012) Joe Martin (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto)
 

History of Capitalism -- U.S./American

American Capitalism (2010) Marc Schneiberg (Reed College)
 
American Consumer Capitalism (2005) David Suisman (University of Delaware)
 
Capitalism in America (2011) David Hochfelder (SUNY, University at Albany)
 
Clash of Capital and Class in America (2011) Robert Wright (Augustana College)
 
Dynamics of American Capitalism (2012) Michael Block (University of Southern California)
 
History of American Capitalism (2011) Chris Castaneda (California State University, Sacramento)
 
History of American Capitalism (2012) Colleen Dunlavy (University of Wisconsin)
 
History of American Capitalism (undated) Sven Beckert (Harvard University)
 
History of Capitalism (2012) [graduate seminar] Angus Burgin (Johns Hopkins University)
 
Politics of American Capitalism Mcgee Young (Marquette University)
 
Readings Seminar in American Capitalism Sean Adams (University of Florida)
 
The American Dream in an Age of Global Capital 2013 Shane Hamilton (University of Georgia)
 
U.S. Capitalism to 1877 (2010) Allan Kulikoff (University of Georgia)
 

History of Capitalism--Non-U.S. or Comparative

Comparing Capitalism (2003) [freshman seminar] Chiaki Moriguchi (Northwestern University)
 
History of Capitalism (2011) [graduate seminar] Sven Beckert (Harvard University)
 
History of Capitalism in the Americas, 1870-2008 (2008) Pamela Voekel (University of Georgia)
 
History of Capitalist Development in Europe and the World Economy (2011) Carol Heim (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
 
History of European Capitalism Sven Beckert (Harvard University)
 
Intellectual History of Capitalism, 1900-Present (2012) Angus Burgin (Johns Hopkins University)
 
Origins of Global Capitalism (undated) [MA course] Erik Grimmer-Solem (Wesleyan University)
 
Politics, Markets and Theories of Capitalism (2009) Craig Borowiak (Haverford College)
 
Rise of Capitalism (1998) Russell Johnson (Bilkent University)
 
The Political Economy of Modern Capitalism (2010) [graduate seminar] Sven Beckert and Christine Desan (Harvard University)
 
Thinking about Capitalism (2010) Daniel Pope (University of Oregon)
 
Varieties of Capitalism (2010) Mitchell Orenstein (Johns Hopkins University)
 

Economic History--U.S.

American Economic Development (2004) Richard Saunders (Clemson University)
 
American Economic History (2006) Gus Giebelhaus (Georgia Institute of Technology)
 
American Economic History (2008) Paul A. David (Stanford University)
 
American Economic History since 1865 (2003) George Green (University of Minnesota)
 
History of the American Economy (2010) Marc J. Stern (Bentley University)
 
Topics in U.S. Economic History: Business and Labor History (2008) Patrick Reagan (Tennessee Technological University)
 
Twentieth-Century U.S. Economic History (2011) Marc J. Stern (Bentley University)
 
U.S. Economic History (2008) Gavin Wright (Stanford University)
 
U.S. Economic History (2010) Jared Rubin (California State University, Fullerton)
 
U.S. Economic History (2010) Larry Sawers (American University)
 
U.S. Economic History (2011) George Green (University of Texas, Arlington)
 
U.S. Economic History (2012) John Reed (University of Utah)
 

Economic History--Europe

Economic History of Europe (2006) Richard Langlois (University of Connecticut)
 
European Economic History (2001) Richard Langlois (University of Connecticut)
 
European Economic History (2011) Jared Rubin (California State University, Fullerton)
 

Economic History--International

Current Trends in Economic History (2012) Youssef Cassis and Chris Colvin (European University Institute)
 
Economic History (world) (2006) [graduate] Peter Temin and Dora Costa (MIT)
 
Economic Institutions in Comparative Historical Perspectives (2006) Chiaki Moriguchi (Northwestern University)
 
Economics, Politics, and International Change: The Modern World Economy (2012) J. Lawrence Broz (University of California, San Diego)
 
Global History: Institutions and Development (1688-2000) (2012) Marc Flandreau (Graduate Institute, Geneva)
 
Introduction to Economic History (2011) Carol Heim (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
 
Networks and Empires: Economic History of the Atlantic World Fall 2014 Joseph Adelman (Framingham State University)
 
The World Economy Spring 2012 Mira Wilkins (Florida International University)
 
Themes in Global History: Trade, Economy, and Empires (2012) Jari Eloranta (Appalachian State University)
 
World Economic History (2011) [graduate] Gregory Clark (University of California, Davis)
 
World Economic History (2012) J. Peter Ferderer (Macalester College)
 
World Economic History before the Industrial Revolution (2012) Gregory Clark (University of California, Davis)
 
World Economy (undated, c. 2010) Kevin O'Rourke (Trinity College Dublin)
 
World Economy in the Twentieth Century (2009) Barry Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley)
 

Economic History--Asia

Business and East Asian Culture, 1800-Present (2011) Brett Sheehan (University of Southern California)
 
Commerce and Culture in China's Past (2010) Ong Keong (National University of Singapore)
 
East Asian Organizations in Comparative Perspective (2007) Julian Dierkes (University of British Columbia)
 
Economic Development of China (2010) Loren Brandt (University of Toronto)
 
Political Economy of East Asia (2007) Barrett Mccormick (Marquette University)
 
Political Economy of Japan (1997) Jeffrey Bernstein (Harvard University)
 
Varieties of Capitalism in East Asia (2008) Myung-Koo Kang (Stanford University)
 

Economic History--Mexico and Latin America

Cultural History of Capitalism in Latin America (2010) Pamela Voekel (University of Georgia)
 
Economic History of Latin America (2012) Ricardo D. Salvatore (Graduate Institute, Geneva)
 

African American Business History

African American Entrepreneurship (2011) Thomas Boston (Georgia Tech)
 
History of African American Entrepreneurship (2009) Maceo Dailey (University of Texas, El Paso)
 
History of Black Business in America, 1600 to the Present (2005) Maceo Dailey (University of Texas, El Paso)
 
History of Black Entrepreneurship in the United States (2012) Juliet E. K. Walker (University of Texas, Austin)
 

Business and Society/Culture

Canadian Business History

Canadian Business History in a Global Context (2012) Graham D. Taylor (Trent University)
 
Canadian Economic History (2011) Robin Neill (University of Prince Edward Island)
 
Capitalism in Canada (2012) Robin Neill (University of Prince Edward Island)
 
Select Topics in Business History (Canada) (2009) [seminar] Ben Forster (University of Western Ontario)
 
The Entrepreneur and Canadian Business History (2008) Andrew D. Smith (Laurentian University)
 
Using History to Make Strategic Choices (Canadian Business History) (2011) Joe Martin (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto)
 

Consumers and Consumer Culture

Consumer Culture (2012) [seminar] Daniel Pope (University of Oregon)
 
Consumer Culture in America (2007) Seth Cotlar (Willamette University)
 
History of Consumerism (2012) Marilyn Halter (Boston University)
 
Social History of Consumption (2008) Timothy Burke (Swarthmore College)
 
The Consumer Society (2010) Brian Roach (Tufts University)
 
Transnational Commodity Culture (2008) Elspeth Brown (University of Toronto)
 

Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship

Carnegie, Rockefeller, and Ford and the World They Made (undated; c. 1999) Frank Stricker (California State University, Dominguez Hills)
 
Entrepreneurs in American History (2011) Robert Whaples (Wake Forest University)
 
Entrepreneurship around the World (2012) Robert Wright (Augustana College)
 
The Economic History of Entrepreneurship (2011) Robert Rogers (Ashland University)
 

Financial Crises

Financial Crises: A Global Perspective (2011) Robert Wright (Augustana College)
 

Globalization

Business in the Global Environment (2010) Leslie Hannah and Geoffrey Owen (London School of Economics)
 
Capitalism and Globalization since 1492 (2008) Samuel White (Oberlin College)
 
Capitalism, Socialism, and Globalization (2011) Marc J. Stern (Bentley University)
 
History of Globalization (2011) Gianni Toniolo (Duke University)
 
Introduction to the Global Economy (2010) Jens Christiansen (Mt. Holyoke College)
 
Long-Term History of Globalization (2012) Gene Ogle (John Cabot University)
 
Past, Present and Future of Globalization (2010) Dani Rodrik (Harvard University)
 

Great Depression and New Deal

History of the Great Depression (2010) Daniel Pope (University of Oregon)
 
New Deal America (2000) Gail Radford (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
 
The Great Depression (2010) [MBA course] Amity Shlaes (Stern School of Business, New York University)
 
U.S. Political Economy since the Great Depression (2006) David Stebenne (Ohio State University)
 

History of Technology and Innovation

History of Technology and Engineering in America (2007) Jonathan Coopersmith (Texas A&M University)
 
Introductory Seminar in the Historiography of Technology (2010) [graduate] Angela Lakwete and William Trimble (Auburn University)
 
Rise of Industrial Research and Development (1997) David A. Hounshell (Carnegie Mellon University)
 
Technology and the Shaping of America (2009) Steven Usselman (Georgia Institute of Technology)
 
Technology in American History (2003) Merritt Roe Smith (MIT)
 
Technology in American History (2006) Merritt Roe Smith (MIT)
 
Technology in History (2010) Rosalind Williams (MIT)
 

Industrial Revolution/Industrialization

Aspects of the Industrial Revolution in Britain Gerard M. Koot (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)
 
First Industrial Revolution (2010) George Selgin (University of Georgia)
 
Industrial America (2012) Andrew L. Russell (Stevens Institute of Technology)
 
Industrial Revolution in America (2007) Gary Kornblith (Oberlin College)
 

Money and Finance

History of Money in America (2008) Stephen Mihm (University of Georgia)
 
The Development of Financial Institutions and Markets (2009) [MBA course] Richard Sylla (Stern School of Business, New York University)
 

Multinational Enterprise

Multinational Enterprises (2008) [graduate seminar] Lorraine Eden (Texas A&M University)
 
The Multinational Enterprise (2007) Abigail Hornstein (Wesleyan University)
 

Organizations and Structure

Critical Management Thinking Rolf Strom-Olsen (IE Business School)
 
Economics of Institutions (1988) Oliver Williamson (University of California, Berkeley)
 
Organization of Industry (2003) Richard Langlois (University of Connecticut)
 
Organizational Analysis (2004) Frank Dobbin (Harvard University)
 
Rise of the American Corporation (2009) Paula Petrik (George Mason University)
 

Miscellaneous Topics

A Short History of Wall Street (2011) [summer school] Atiba Pertilla (New York University)
 
History of American Transportation (2012) H. Roger Grant (Clemson University)
 
History of the American Petroleum Industry (2009) Jonathan Coopersmith (Texas A&M University)
 
Seminar in Southern Industrialization (2011) Angela Lakwete (Auburn University)