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: An Historiographical Overview of Early U.S. Fiannce (1784-1836): Institutions, Markets, Players, and Politics”

Authors: DJ Wright, Robert E. and Cowen

Publication: National Park Service, 1999

Title: Bank ownership and lending patterns in New York and Pennsylvania, 1781–1831

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Business History Review 73 (1), 40-60, 1999

Title: Israel Jacobs (1726-1796) of Providence Township: Farmer, Weaver, Quaker Congressman

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Bulletin of the Historical Society of Montgomery County, 300-11, 1999

Title: John Potts, Ground Rents, and the Early Economic Development of Pottstown, 1752-17756

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: Bulletin of the Historical Society of Montgomery County, 5-18, 1999

Title: Two ventricles of America’s early financial heart: Bank lending in New York and Pennsylvania, 1781-1830

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY 59 (2), 493-493, 1999

Title: Artisans, banks, credit, and the election of 1800

Authors: RE Wright

Publication: The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 122 (3), 211-239, 1998