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Tyler Goodspeed (PhD '14) awarded Alexander Gerschenkron Prize

September 21, 2014

at the 2014 meeting of the Economic History Association, Tyler Goodspeed (PhD '14) was awarded the Alexander Gerschenkron Prize for his dissertation on shadow banking in 18th and 19th century Scotland and Ireland, entitled "Upon Daedalian Wings of Paper Money: Adam Smith, Free Banking, and the Financial Crisis of 1772." The Gerschenkron Prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the economic history of an area outside of the United States,