Past Conferences of the Program in Early American Economy & Society

2019: Making a Republic Imperial

2016: A Re-Union of Interests

2015: Port Cities: 1500-1800

2014: Economic History’s Many Muses

2013: Ligaments: Everyday Connections of Colonial Economies

2012: Foreign Confidence: International Investment In North America, 1700-1860

2011: Ireland, America, and the Worlds of Mathew Carey

2011: Motives of Honor, Pleasure and Profit: Plantation Management in the Colonial Chesapeake, 1607-1765

2010: Representations of Economy: Lithography in America from 1820-1860

2009: Scraping By: Wage, Labor, Slavery, and Survival in the Early Republic

2008: Markets & Morality: Intersections of Economy, Ethics, and Religion in Early North America

2007: The Panic of 1837: Getting By and Going Under in a Decade of Crisis

2005: Connection, Contingency, and Class in the Early Republic’s Economy

2004: Women’s Economies in Early America

2003: The Atlantic Economy in the Era of 18th-Century Revolutions

2002: Risk & Reputation: Insecurity in the Early American Economy

2001: The Past and Future of Early American Economic History: Needs and Opportunities