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Mary Yeager


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Phone  310-825-3489


Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 1973

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.)


American Economic History

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