42nd Annual Economic and Business History Society Conference

Posted on: July 20th, 2016 by EBHS No Comments

Call for Papers: 42nd EBHS Conference
The Skirvin Hilton, Oklahoma City
May 25, 2017 – May 27, 2017

The Skirvin HiltonThe Economic and Business History Society (EBHS) is now accepting proposals for our 42nd Annual Conference, to be held at the historic Skirvin Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. Proposals for presentations on any aspect of ancient to recent economic or business history are welcome, as are proposals for whole panels.

Proposals should include an abstract of no more than 500 words and contact details. The deadline for submission of proposals is February 15, 2017.

Call for Papers Online Submission

The Skirvin Hotel is located next to the Bricktown section of Oklahoma City and is known for its unique shops and restaurants. Oklahoma City is also home to a world class zoo and the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. There is also the opportunity to see Bricktown Ball Park and perhaps to catch a minor league game.

Further details of the conference will be posted on the conference site as well as on the EBHS mailing list.

Accommodation details and Skirvin Hilton reservation link are available on the Accommodation page.

We look forward to welcoming you to Oklahoma City!  

2016 James Soltow, Fred Bateman and Lynne Doti Awards

Posted on: August 12th, 2016 by EBHS No Comments

The 2016 James Soltow, Fred Bateman and Lynne Doti Awards were given to the following recipients at the EBHS 2016 conference banquet.

The $1,000 James Soltow Award for Best Paper in Essays in Economic & Business History in 2016 went to Brad Sturgill and Daniel Giedeman for “Factor Shares, Economic Growth, and the Industrial Revolution.”

The 2016 Fred Bateman Award for best paper at the annual EBHS Conference was awarded to Soudeh Mirghasemi for the paper “Philosopher’s Concrete: Dam Construction, Farmland Values and Agricultural Production in the Western U.S.,1890 – 1920.”

The 2016 Lynne Doti Award for best paper by a graduate student at the annual EBHS Conference was awarded to Fan Fei for the paper “Interwar Highways and the Demise of the General Store.”

Poelmans and Rousseau: Quantifying the Heterogenity of Publication Cultures in Economic, Business, and Financial History

Posted on: April 4th, 2016 by EBHS No Comments

Eline Poelmans and Sandra Rousseau’s Quantifying the Heterogenity of Publication Cultures in Economic, Business, and Financial History, forthcoming in the May 2016 printed volume of Essays in Economic & Business History, is now available on-line.