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Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 1973

Office: 7381 BUNCHE Hall
Phone: 310-825-3489
Fax: 310-206-9630
E-mail: yeager@ucla.edu

Mailing Address:

UCLA Department of History
6265 Bunche Hall
Box 951473
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1473

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United States

Research Interests

American Economic History

Selected Publications

Competition and Regulation: The Dynamics of Oligopoly in the Meat Packing Industry, 1870-1920. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, 1981. (1-296)

"Mavericks and Mavens of Business History: Miriam Beard and Henrietta Larson," Enterprise & Society, vol. 2, no. 4(Dec.2001), 687-768.

The Protection Makers: A History of Protection in the International Steel Trade, work in progress.

"Bureaucracy", Encyclopedia of American Economic History, Vol. 3, 895-926.

Mary A. Yeager, ed. Women in Business, 3 vols., The International Library of Critical Writings in Business History, Elgar Reference Collection (Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA, 1999.

Mary A. Yeager, "Will There Ever Be A Feminist Business History?", in Mary A. Yeager, ed., Women in Business, v. 1, pp. 3-43.

Mary Yeager Kujovich, "The Refrigerator Car and the Growth of the American Dressed Beef Industry," Business History Review,, Vol. XLIV, No. 4 (Winter 1970), 460-482.

"Trade Protection as an International Commodity: The Case of Steel, 1930-1980," Journal of Economic History, XL(1)(March 1980), pp. 33-42.

Works in Progress:

"The Protection Makers: Steel and the State in Latin America and the United States" (book length manuscript, comparing the role of government in the industrial development of Mexico, Brazil and the United States.)

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