WWS Calendar

Naomi

Naomi Lamoreaux, Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics and History (Yale University)

Nov 6, 2019 04:30PM to 06:00PM
211 Dickinson Hall
Audience: 
Restricted to Princeton University
Speaker(s): 
Naomi Lamoreaux
Sponsor: 

Economic History Workshop, History Department
Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance

Naomi R. Lamoreaux is Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics and History at Yale University and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She received her Ph.D. in history from Johns Hopkins in 1979 and has taught at Brown and the University of California, Los Angeles before coming to Yale in 2010. She has written The Great Merger Movement in American Business, 1895-1904 and Insider Lending:  Banks, Personal Connections, and Economic Development in Industrial New England, edited eight other books, and published numerous articles on business, economic, and financial history.  She also co-edited the Journal of Economic History.  Lamoreaux has served as Pitt Professor of American History and Institutions at the University of Cambridge.  She has been elected president of the Business History Conference and the Economic History Association and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Cliometrics Society.  She has been awarded the Alice Hanson Jones book prize, the Henrietta Larson, PEAES, and Arthur Cole article prizes, the Harold Williamson Prize for an outstanding business historian in mid-career, the Cliometrics Award for exceptional support to that field, and the Business History Conference’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  Her current research interests include patenting and the market for technology in the late nineteenth and twentieth century U.S., business organizational forms and contractual freedom in the U.S. and Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the public/private distinction in U.S. history, and constitutional change in the U.S. state government in the nineteenth century.


The Economic History Workshop (EHW) is a monthly seminar series for Princeton students and faculty interested in the study of economic history. Co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance, the workshop provides a forum for scholars to present their findings and receivefeedback on their research in a wide array of subfields, such as financial, business, labor, legal, intellectual, technological, and social history. Open to faculty, scholars, and students of Princeton University, Rutgers University, and the Institute for Advanced Study.