Economic History Association

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Economic History Association is an organization in North America dedicated to "encourage and promote teaching, research, and publication on every phase of economic history, broadly defined".

The association publishes The Journal of Economic History with Cambridge University Press, and holds an annual meeting.

The association support research through Arthur H. Cole grants-in-aid.

It awards several prizes for publications:

  • the Arthur Cole Prize for the best article published in the Journal each year
  • the Alice Hanson Jones prize for the best book published biennially in American economic history
  • the Gyorgi Ranki prize for the best book published biennially in non-American economic history.
  • the Allan Nevins prize for the best dissertation in American economic history
  • the Alexander Gerschenkron prize for the best dissertation in non-American economic history.
  • the Jonathan Hughes Prize for superior teaching.

The association is located in Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. Recent presidents of the association include Philip Hoffman (California Institute of Technology), Robert Allen (Oxford University), Jeremy Atack (Vanderbilt), Barry Eichengreen (UC-Berkeley), Naomi Lamoreaux (UCLA and Yale).

For many years EHA has partnered with the American Economic Association to arrange sessions at the annual ASSA conference.[1]

The association was founded in 1940.

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  1. ^ Call for papers for EHA sessions at 2014 ASSA
  2. ^ "Philip T. Hoffman". California Institute of Technology - Humanities and Social Sciences. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Professor Jane Humphries". University of Oxford - Faculty of History. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 

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