Financial HistorySeries Editors: Farley Grubb and Anne L Murphy
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Financial history offers new ways to approach crucial questions of broad import to scholars and policymakers. It stands as an independent method of inquiry into some of our most intractable problems: economic growth, financial concentration, health care, long-term care, monetary policy, political development, social welfare programmes, even foreign policy and the very nature of democracy itself. This series provides a platform for works that apply financial theory to questions of perennial historiographical interest, works that use financial history to illuminate current public policy debates, country studies, industry studies, company histories, biographies of financiers, market studies, as well as studies in corporate finance and governance, public finance and combinations thereof.
- Argentina's Parallel Currency
- Baring Brothers and the Birth of Modern Finance
- Benjamin Franklin and the Invention of Microfinance
- Bonded Labour and Debt in the Indian Ocean World
- Camille Gutt and Postwar International Finance
- Convergence and Divergence of National Financial Systems
- Debt and Slavery in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Worlds
- The Development of International Insurance
- The Development of the Art Market in England
- Federal Banking in Brazil
- Financial History 1–10
- Financial History 11–20
- Financial Markets and the Banking Sector
- Gambling on the American Dream
- Government Debts and Financial Markets in Europe
- Guilty Money
- Money in the Pre-Industrial World
- The Political Economy of Sentiment
- Reforming the World Monetary System
- The Revenue Imperative
Farley Grubb is Professor of Economics at the University of Delaware and research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). He received his PhD in economics from the University of Chicago in 1984. His current research is on colonial North American paper money regimes, including those used during the American Revolution and in the early years of the US republic. He has numerous publications in the Journal of Economic History, Explorations in Economic History, American Economic Review and in several history journals. He has also published several books on transatlantic servitude from his early-career research agenda, the latest being German Immigration and Servitude in America, 1709–1920 (2011).
Anne L Murphy is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of Hertfordshire. She spent twelve years in the City trading various currencies and instruments in the international foreign exchange and money markets before becoming an academic. Her research interests derive from that background in finance, and concern the nature of Europe's financial markets, the behaviour of investors, and the function and relevance of financial information from the early modern period to the present day. Her publications include articles in History, Financial History Review and Economic History Review and a monograph entitled The Origins of English Financial Markets: Investment and Speculation before the South Sea Bubble (2012).
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