Robert E. Wright is the (co)author or (co)editor of over two dozen major books, book series, and edited collections, including AIER’s The Best of Thomas Paine (2021) and Financial Exclusion (2019). He has also (co)authored numerous articles for important journals, including the American Economic ReviewBusiness History ReviewIndependent ReviewJournal of Private EnterpriseReview of Finance, and Southern Economic Review. Robert has taught business, economics, and policy courses at Augustana University, NYU’s Stern School of Business, Temple University, the University of Virginia, and elsewhere since taking his Ph.D. in History from SUNY Buffalo in 1997. Robert E. Wright was formerly a Senior Research Faculty at the American Institute for Economic Research.

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Research Publications by Robert E. Wright

Title: AI ≠ UBI: Income Portfolio Adjustment to Technological Transformation

Authors: RE Wright, A Przegalinska

Publication: Augmented Education in the Global Age: Artificial Intelligence and the …, 2023

Title: Debating Universal Basic Income: Pros, Cons, and Alternatives

Authors: RE Wright, A Przegalińska

Publication: Springer Nature, 2022

Title: Fearless: Wilma Soss and America’s Forgotten Investor Movement

Authors: JM Traflet, RE Wright


Title: Marie Springer: The politics of Ponzi schemes: history, theory, and policy: Routledge, 2020

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Business Economics 57 (2), 89-91, 2022

Title: Money, Power, and the People: The American Struggle to Make Banking Democratic by Christopher W. Shaw

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Journal of Interdisciplinary History 52 (4), 624-626, 2022

Title: Reducing recidivism and encouraging desistance: a social entrepreneurial approach

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 2022