Clayman, Deacle, and Economopoulos: Caught in the Headlights: Revising the Road Kill Hypothesis of Antebellum Illinois Bank Failures

Posted on: January 26th, 2017 by ollit No Comments

Clayman, Deacle, and Economopoulos’s Caught in the Headlights: Revising the Road Kill Hypothesis of Antebellum Illinois Bank Failures, forthcoming in the May 2017 printed volume of Essays in Economic & Business History, is now available on-line.

Billiot, McFerrin, and Wills: Returns in the Western Range Cattle Industry: Reconstructing the Financial History of the Matador Land and Cattle Company, 1883-1920

Posted on: October 10th, 2016 by ollit No Comments

Mary Jo Billiot, Randy McFerrin, and Douglas Wills’s Returns in the Western Range Cattle Industry: Reconstructing the Financial History of the Matador Land and Cattle Company, 1883-1920, forthcoming in the May 2017 printed volume of Essays in Economic & Business History, is now available on-line.

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.”