Mary O’Sullivan

History of Capitalism: Capitalism and Crisis: The Real Puzzle of the Great Depression
Professor of Economic History at the University of Geneva in Switzerland

Mary O’Sullivan
13/10 2021
12:15-13:15, DIAS Auditorie (V24-501a-0)
Guest Lecture

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This lecture is a part of our program on the history of capitalism.

Capitalism Workshop in DIAS seminar room, 2:15-4:00pm.

About Mary O’Sullivan

Mary O’Sullivan is Professor of Economic History at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. Her research focuses on the history of capitalism, with particular attention to enterprises, industries and financial institutions, as well as the history of economic thought with regard to profit, finance and capital. Her most recent book, Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1866-1922, was published by Oxford University Press in September 2016. O’Sullivan was a Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin for 2016-2017, she served as the president of the Business History Conference in 2017-2018 and she is a Research Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute.  She is currently working on a project on the history of profit – see “The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Capitalism”, Enterprise and Society, vol. 19, no. 4, Winter 2018 – as well as the history of the Great Depression of the 1930s (see “Eine historische Fiktion, Spiegel Geschichte, Ausgabe 5, 2020, 134-140).


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