Richard Sutch is a professor of economics at the University of California Riverside. He is noted for his work on the economic analysis of U.S. slavery and emancipation. He was awarded a "Clio" Award For Exceptional Support to the Field of Cliometrics, by the Cliometric Society and his work has received recognition by the Economic History Association via its awarding him the Arthur H. Cole Prize for the Outstanding Article in The Journal of Economic History. Over the period 1989-1990 he served as the president of the Economic History Association.
- Sutch, Richard with Roger L. Ransom (1977) One Kind of Freedom: The Economic Consequences of Emancipation, New York: Cambridge University Press
- Sutch, Richard with Thomas G. Rawski, Susan B. Carter, Jon S. Cohen, Stephen Cullenberg, Peter H. Lindert, Donald N. McCloskey, and Hugh Rockoff. (1996) Economics and the Historian, Berkeley: University of California Press.
- University of California Riverside:Center for Social and Economic Policy (CSEP) - Richard Sutch (Accessed Dec 2011)
- University of California Riverside:Richard Sutch (Accessed Dec 2011)