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: Capitalism and the Rise of the Corporation Nation

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Capitalism Takes Command: The Social Transformation of Nineteenth-Century …, 2012

Title: Corporate insurers in antebellum America

Authors: RE Wright, C Kingston

Publication: Business History Review 86 (3), 447-476, 2012

Title: Corporation formation in the United States, 1790-1860: Law and politics in comparative contexts

Authors: R Sylla, RE Wright

Publication: Working Paper, 2012

Title: Money and banking

Authors: RE Wright


Title: The Age of Deficits: Presidents and Unbalanced Budgets from Jimmy Carter to George W. Bush

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: The Journal of American History 98 (4), 1209-1210, 2012