Mary A. Yeager

Associate Professor 

Professor Mary Yeager, bottom, right with members of the Fall 01 History 197C course,
"Goods, Goodies and Do-Gooders:  Business Practices and American Culture in the 20th Century".

Field of interest: American Economic History.

Education: Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 1973

Publications:

Competition and Regulation: The Dynamics of Oligopoly in the Meat Packing Industry, 1870-1920. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, 1981. (1-296)
"Mavericks & Marens at Business History: Miriam Beard & Henrietta Larson," Enterprise & Society, Jan. 2002.
The Protection Makers: A History of Protection in the International Steel Trade, work in progress.
"Bureaucracy", Encyclopedia of American Economic History, Vol. 3, 895-926.
Mary A. Yeager, ed. Women in Business, 3 vols., The International Library of Critical Writings in Business History, Elgar Reference Collection (Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA, 1999.
Mary A. Yeager, "Will There Ever Be A Feminist Business History?", in Mary A. Yeager, ed., Women in Business, v. 1, pp. 3-43.
Mary Yeager Kujovich, "The Refrigerator Car and the Growth of the American Dressed Beef Industry," BUSINESS HISTORY REVIEW, Vol. XLIV, No. 4 (Winter 1970), 460-482.
"Trade Protection as an International Commodity: The Case of Steel, 1930-1980," JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY, XL(1)(March 1980), pp. 33-42.

 

Works in Progress:
The Protection Makers: Steel and the State in Latin America and the United States (book length manuscript, comparing the role of government in the industrial development of Mexico, Brazil and the United States.)

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