Awards

The EBHS gratefully acknowledges the recognition funding provided by Joyce and Ed Miller.

 

The Editor’s Award, recognizes contributors of multiple articles to Essays in Economic and Business History whose work over several years gave scholarly definition to the journal

2013 AWARD: Douglas KarsnerBloomsburg University

2012 AWARD: Luis G. Dopico, Macrometrix

2011 AWARD: Jari Eloranta, Department of History Appalachian State University

2010 AWARD: Stephanie O. Crofton, High Point University

2009 AWARD: Janice Traflet, Bucknell University

2008 AWARD: Jason Taylor, Central Michigan University

 

The Charles J. Kennedy Award, Established in honor of the founder of the Economic and Business Historical Society, is given annually to the author or authors of the best article published in that year’s issue of Essays in Economic and Business History.

2013 AWARD: Kenneth Weiher, University of Texas at San Antonio, for SOMETIMES THE HORSE WILL DRINK AND SOMETIMES IT WON’T: MONETIZING THE RECOVERIES FROM THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND THE GREAT RECESSION.

2012 AWARD: Caroline E. Arnold, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, for THE BOMBAY IMPROVEMENT TRUST, BOMBAY MILLOWNERS AND THE DEBATE OVER HOUSING BOMBAY’S MILLWORKERS, 1896-1918.

2011 AWARD:  Mathias Mutz, Institute for Economic and Social History, Georg August University Goettingen (Germany), for GOING GLOBAL — ACTING LOCAL: SIEMENS IN THE CHINESE ELECTRICAL MARKET, 1904-1937.

2010 AWARD: Loren Gatch, University of Central Oklahoma, for OKLAHOMA BANK BEHAVIOR AND THE PANIC OF 1907.

2009 AWARD: Lisa Baillargeon, Université du Québec en Outaouais, and Patrice Gélinas, York University, for AN ANALYSIS OF THE DIFFERENTIATION STRATEGIES OF RURAL FOUNDRIES IN THE BEGINNING OF THE 20TH CENTURY IN THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC.


The James Soltow Award, established in honor of the founder and first editor of Essays in Economic and Business History, is given for the best article in that year’s issue of Essays written by an author or authors who have not previously published in Essays.

2013 AWARD: Randy McFerrin, New Mexico State University, and Douglas Wills, UW Tacoma, for SEARCHING FOR THE BIG DIE-OFF: AN EVENT STUDY OF 19TH CENTURY CATTLE MARKETS.

2012 AWARD: Eline Poelmans, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel & Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, for CHANGES IN THE STRUCTURE OF COAL AND STEEL INDUSTRIES UNDER THE ECSC (1952-1967): WAS WEST GERMANY KEPT “SMALL”?

2011 AWARD: John A. Moore, Finance and Economics Department, Walsh College, for THE GROSSEST AND MOST UNJUST SPECIES OF FAVORITISM” COMPETING VIEWS OF REPUBLICAN POLITICAL ECONOMY: THE TARIFF DEBATES OF 1841 AND 1842.

2010 AWARD: Joseph C. Corey, Central Michigan University, for OVERSELL AND UNDERPERFORM”: THE IMPACT OF GREAT SOCIETY ECONOMIC PROGRAMS UPON THE CITY OF DETROIT, 1964-1968, co-authored with Jason Taylor.

2009 AWARD: Michael Scott Martin: Central Michigan University, for THE GOAL AND THE GOLD MINE: Constraints Management and the Dutch Herring Fishing Industry, 1400-1700.

2008 AWARD: Gregory WoodFrostburg State University, for FORTY PLUS CLUBS AND WHITE-COLLAR MANHOOD DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION.