Robert E. Wright

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Robert E. Wright is a Senior Research Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research. He 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.

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Research Publications by Robert E. Wright

Title: Farley Grubb’s noisy evasions on colonial money: a rejoinder


Authors: RW Michener, RE Wright

Publication: Econ Journal Watch 3 (2), 251, 2006

Title: Financial founding fathers: The men who made America rich


Authors: RE Wright, DJ Cowen

Publication: University of Chicago Press, 2006

Title: From Buildings and Loans to Bail-Outs: A History of the American Savings and Loan Industry, 1831-1995


Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Journal of Interdisciplinary History 37 (1), 140-141, 2006

Title: Integration of trans-Atlantic capital markets, 1790–1845


Authors: R Sylla, JW Wilson, RE Wright

Publication: Review of Finance 10 (4), 613-644, 2006

Title: Miscounting money of colonial America


Authors: RW Michener, RE Wright

Publication: Econ Journal Watch 3 (1), 4, 2006

Title: The Beet Sugar Entrepreneurs of Antebellum America: An Industry’s Failure and an Economy’s Success


Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Available at SSRN 940808, 2006