Soltow Award 2014

Posted on: July 9th, 2014 by EBHS No Comments

James Soltow Award for Best Paper in EEBH in 2014

The $1,000 James Soltow Award for Best Paper in Essays in Economic & Business History in 2014 was shared by two outstanding papers:

John A. Dove (Troy University), Gary M. Pecquet (Central Michigan University), and Clifford F. Thies (Shenandoah University) for THE MICHIGAN FREE BANK EXPERIENCE: WILD CAT BANKING OR INTERFERENCE WITH CONTRACT?

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Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo (Bangor University), Tobias Karlsson (Lund University), and Björn Thodenius (Stockholm School of Economics) for THE ORIGINS OF THE CASHLESS SOCIETY: CASH DISPENSERS, DIRECT-TO-ACCOUNT PAYMENTS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF ON-LINE REAL-TIME NETWORKS, C.1965-1985.

Congratulations for the winners!

Essays in Economic & Business History Vol. 32 (2014) Available Online

Posted on: July 3rd, 2014 by EBHS No Comments

Essays in Economic & Business History

Table of Contents

EEBH 2014 Cover

The Journal of the Economic & Business History Society

Posted on: July 12th, 2012 by EBHS

Essays in Economic & Business History

Essays in Economic & Business HistoryCurrently in its 32nd year of publication, Essays in Economic Business History is currently edited and printed at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA. Articles for the journal are selected by double blind review process.

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Manchester 2014

Posted on: June 3rd, 2014 by EBHS No Comments

Thank you and welcome to EBHS 2015 held at La Crosse, University of Wisconsin, May 28–30, 2015!

Dear All,

We would like to extend our thanks to everyone for participating in this year’s EBHS conference in Manchester. We were delighted to see you all and sincerely hope that you enjoyed the conference and found the sessions stimulating, the facilities suitable and the company convivial!

Please remember that Jason Taylor is keen to receive papers presented at the conference with a view to publishing them in the Society’s journal - Essays in Business & Economic History. 

We look forward to seeing you at next year’s conference which will be held at La Crosse, at the University of Wisconsin, from May 28 – 30, 2015. Updates will be provided on the EBHS website (www.ebhsoc.org) and by email.

Best wishes, Mark and Neil

EEBH In Press: The Origins of the Cashless Society: Cash Dispensers, Direct to Account Payments and the Development of On-line Real-time Networks, C.1965-1985

Posted on: April 24th, 2014 by EBHS No Comments

Bátiz-Lazo, Karlsson and Thodenius’s The Origins of the Cashless Society: Cash Dispensers, Direct to Account Payments and the Development of On-line Real-time Networks, C.1965-1985, forthcoming in the May 2014 printed volume of Essays in Economic & Business History, is now available on-line.

EEBH In Press: Is This a Decisive Moment for the History of Business, Economic History, and the History of Capitalism?

Posted on: April 9th, 2014 by EBHS No Comments

Keynote address given by Lou Galambos at the 38th Annual Economic and Business History Society Conference, Baltimore, 2013, forthcoming in the May 2014 printed volume of Essays in Economic & Business History, is now available on-line.

EEBH In Press: The Michigan Free Bank Experience: Wild Cat Banking or Interference with Contract?

Posted on: January 8th, 2014 by EBHS No Comments

Dove, Pecquet and Thies’s The Michigan Free Bank Experience: Wild Cat Banking or Interference with Contract?, forthcoming in the May 2014 printed volume of Essays in Economic & Business History, is now available on-line.

The EBHS Announces $1000 James Soltow Award for Best Paper

Posted on: November 11th, 2013 by EBHS No Comments

The Economic & Business History Society and Essays in Economic & Business History are pleased to announce the creation of the James Soltow Award for Best Paper in honor of the founder and first editor of Essays in Economic and Business History. The Soltow Award will provide a $1,000 cash award to the author(s) of the best paper published in Essays each year.

EBHS 2014 in Manchester, England, May 29-31

Posted on: May 27th, 2013 by EBHS No Comments

Program and Presentations

Manchester from Kersal Moor (1857). By William Wylde [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Conference Website

Program

Presentations 

38th Annual EBHS Conference: Baltimore, Maryland, USA May 23-25, 2013

Posted on: May 26th, 2013 by EBHS

Inner HarborThanks to all who helped make EBHS 2013 Baltimore a roaring success, with numerous excellent panels and presentations, a terrific keynote address by Lou Galambos, a beautiful venue in the Tremont Grand, a tour of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and more. We look forward to seeing you at EBHS 2014 Manchester, May 29-31. Details forthcoming on this site.

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EBHS 2013 Conference Program, Transportation Tips & Airport Shuttle

Posted on: May 21st, 2013 by EBHS

Inner HarborThe conference program for the EBHS 2013 in Baltimore is now online. The program includes a schedule, program, and an email directory of participants.

Program (PDF)

Baltimore Transportation Tips

GO Airport Shuttle: Special Fare Rates for EBHS Attendees & Guests