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: The Private Provision of Transportation Infrastructure in Antebellum America: Lessons and Warnings

Authors: RE Wright, BP Murphy

Publication: Available at SSRN 1335301, 2009

Title: The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 107 (3), 425-426, 2009

Title: What to Do About the Government Sponsored Enterprises?

Authors: LW Wright, Robert E., Dwight Jaffee, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, Matthew Richardson

Publication: Restoring Financial Stability: How to Repair a Failed System, 117-37, 2009

Title: A Culture of Credit: Embedding Trust and Transparency in American Business

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: The Historian 70 (2), 342-344, 2008

Title: Appeasing Bankers: Financial Caution on the Road to War

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Journal of Interdisciplinary History 39 (2), 250-251, 2008

Title: Capitals of Capital: A History of International Financial Centres, 1780-2005

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Journal of Interdisciplinary History 39 (1), 97-98, 2008