Scandals and Financial Panics in Historical Perspective

23 July 2009 at 1:35 pm Leave a comment

| Peter Klein |

The Spring 2009 issue of Business History Review focuses on scandals and panics. Here’s the TOC. Follow the link for abstracts and ordering information.

With an introduction by guest-editor Per H. Hansen

Naomi R. Lamoreaux: “Scylla or Charybdis? Historical Reflections on Two Basic Problems of Corporate Governance”

Thomas Max Safley: “Business Failure and Civil Scandal in Early Modern Europe”

Richard Sylla, Robert E. Wright, and David J. Cowen: “Alexander Hamilton, Central Banker: Crisis Management during the U.S. Financial Panic of 1792”

Eric Hilt: “Rogue Finance: The Life and Fire Insurance Company and the Panic of 1826”

Edward J. Balleisen: “Private Cops on the Fraud Beat: The Limits of American Business Self-Regulation, 1895-1932”

Entry filed under: - Klein -, Business/Economic History, Corporate Governance, Financial Markets.

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