Ralph Gomory Prize of the Business History Conference Awarded

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The 2019 Ralph Gomory Prize of the Business History Conference has been awarded to Anne Fleming, Associate Professor at Georgetown Law for her book, City of Debtors:  A Century of Fringe Finance (Harvard University Press, 2018) at the Business History Conference annual meeting in Cartagena, Colombia, March 15, 2019.

The Ralph Gomory Prize for Business History (made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation) recognizes historical work on the effect business enterprises have on the economic conditions of a country in which they operate.   A $5,000 prize is awarded annually.  Eligible books are written In English and published two years (2018 or 2019 copyright) prior to the award.   The 2020 Prize will be presented at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, March 12-14, 2020.

Four copies of a book must accompany a nomination and be submitted to the Prize Coordinator, Carol Ressler Lockman, Business History Conference, PO Box 3630, 298 Buck Road, Wilmington, DE 19807-0630 USA.  Email:  clockman@hagley.orgThe deadline for submission is November 30, 2019.

Thanks!  C.


Carol Ressler Lockman

Hagley Prize Coordinator

Manager, Hagley Center