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


Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Financial History, 16, 2015

Title: US Corporate Development 1790-1860

Authors: RE Wright


Title: America’s Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Financial History, 38, 2014

Title: Corporate Citizens: South Dakota Chartermongering in the Early Twentieth Century

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: The Plains Political Tradition: Essays on South Dakota Political Culture 2 …, 2014

Title: Federalism: Conflicts Among Local, State, and Federal Objectives

Authors: D Wright, Robert E. and Kozlowski

Publication: The C.Q. Guide to U.S. Economic Policy, 133-44, 2014