Friday, November 12 / 1:45 PM - 3:30 PM Assembly A (Fifth Level)

Session 116
Empire, Industry and State Finance in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries

Chair: Christy Thornton, Johns Hopkins
Discussant: Nicholas Johnson, University of Chicago
Discussant: Ian Kumekawa, Harvard University
Discussant: Liat Spiro, College of the Holy Cross

1. The Federal Reserve Act in International ContextNicholas Johnson, University of Chicago.

2. Standardizing Infrastructure in the Era of the “Open Door” and “Dollar Diplomacy”Liat Spiro, College of the Holy Cross.

3. “A British Deutsche Bank”: Imperial Business Competition and the End of Laissez-FaireIan Kumekawa, Harvard University.

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