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: Specially incorporated transportation companies in the United States to 1860: A comprehensive tabulation and its implications

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Journal of Business and Economics 5 (7), 972-89, 2014

Title: Susie J. Pak. Gentlemen Bankers: The World of JP Morgan.

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: The American Historical Review 119 (3), 919-919, 2014

Title: The Pivotal Role of Private Enterprise in America’s Transportation Age, 1790-1860

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Journal of Private Enterprise 29 (2), 1, 2014

Title: Corporation formation in the antebellum United States in comparative context

Authors: R Sylla, RE Wright

Publication: Business History 55 (4), 653-669, 2013

Title: Corporation nation

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013