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: American Property: A History of How, Why, and What We Own

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 109 (2), 276-278, 2011

Title: Corporate Entrepreneurship in the Antebellum South

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Southern Society and Its Transformation, 1790-1860, 195-241, 2011

Title: Corporate governance and stockholder/stakeholder activism in the United States, 1790–1860: New data and perspectives

Authors: RE Wright, R Sylla

Publication: Origins of shareholder advocacy, 231-251, 2011

Title: Corporation Nation: Rise and Demise of the American Economic Juggernaut

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Available at SSRN 1855029, 2011

Title: Governance and the Success of US Community Banks, 1790-2010: Mutual Savings Banks, Local Commercial Banks, and the Merchants (National) Bank of New Bedford, Massachusetts

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Local Commercial Banks, and the Merchants (National) Bank of New Bedford …, 2011