Naomi Lamoreaux

Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics, Yale University

SUNY-Binghamton, BA; John Hopkins University, MA

Professor Naomi Lamoreaux’s current research interests include patenting, the market for technology in the late 19th- and 20th-century U.S., business organisational forms, contractual freedom in Europe and the U.S. in the 19th and 20th centuries, corporate governance, and the public/private distinction in U.S. history. Her books include The Great Merger Movement in American Business, 1895-1904 and Insider Lending:  Banks, Personal Connections, and Economic Development in Industrial New England. Lamoreaux has also edited five other books, and published numerous of articles on business, economic, and financial history.