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Personal Website: http://people.clemson.edu/~bodnhrn/
Economic History of the United States
ProfileI am an economic historian interested in banking and financial history, the economics of crime, and the economics of race and racial identity. My research in banking history focuses on two issues: (1) the connection between banking and economic development in the nineteenth-century; and (2) how alternative corporate governance institutions influenced bank behavior. My research into the history of crime focuses on racial and ethnic disparities in sentencing, and the effects of immigration on crime rates. My research into race focuses on color-based disparities among African Americans in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. I have received major grants from the National Science Foundation and fellowships from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (2006) and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation (2009). I am a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in the Development of the American Economy group.
Banking and financial history, the economic history of crime, the economics of race.
Howard Bodenhorn. “Criminal Sentencing in Nineteenth-Century Pennsylvania.” Explorations in Economic History 46.3 (July 2009), 287-298.
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