Being a Historian of Finance

Business and economic historians have traditionally paid particular attention to the financial sector.  Those interested in entering this field will benefit from the reflections of professor Richard Sylla (New York University). In the following video, he gives us his account of what it means to be a historian of finance after the several decades he spent making important contributions to the field.

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A bibliography of works authored by Richard Sylla

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A bibliography and other resources on the history of the financial sector  

Homer, Sidney and Richard Sylla (2005), A History of Interest Rates. New York: Joyn Wiley.
Sylla, Richard (1996), Evolution of Western Financial Markets: From 1900 to the Present. New
York: McGraw-Hill

Irwin, Douglass and Richard Sylla (Eds.) (2011), Founding Choices: American Economic Policy
in the 1790s. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Wright, Robert and Richard Sylla (2015), Genealogy of American Finance. New York:
Columbia University Press.