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Mary O'Sullivan

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Mary O'Sullivan est professeure ordinaire à l’Université de Genève depuis août 2010, et elle est directrice du Département d'histoire, économie et société. Ses recherches portent sur l'histoire du capital, des industries et des entreprises, et l'histoire comparée du développement économique. Son nouveau livre, Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1866-1922, a été publié par Oxford University Press en 2016. La Professeure O’Sullivan était un Fellow au Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin de septembre 2016 à juillet 2017.

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Research Interests

Capital & capitalism

Enterprise and industrial history

Financial history

Comparative history of economic development of advanced economies

Institutional economics

Political economy


Research Projects

September 2016-August 2019. Humanities in the European Research Area, Uses of the Past in International Economic Relations (UPIER). One of the many exceptional aspects of the global financial crisis of 2008 was the prominence policy-makers and commentators gave to the importance of history in helping to determine responses to the crisis...  Plus

Project leader (P1): Catherine Ruth Schenk (University of Glasgow)


Enseignements - Bachelor

Projet de recherche en Histoire

 

Histoire économique internationale

 

Introduction à l'histoire économique générale

 

Enseignements - Master

Capitalisme et entreprise

 

 

 

 


Selected Publications

Mary O’Sullivan, "A Confusion of Capital in the United States" in Pat Hudson and Keith Tribe (eds.), The Contradiction of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty OpportunityAgenda Publishing2016.

Mary O’Sullivan, Dividends of Development: Fits and Starts in the History of U.S. Securities Markets, 1865-1919, Oxford University Press, 2016.

Mary O'Sullivan, "Yankee Doodle went to London: Anglo-American Breweries & the London Securities Market, 1888-1892", Economic History Review, 2015, Vol. 68, no. 4, pp. 1365-1387. [.pdf]

Mary O'Sullivan, "Capital: The Blind Spot of Capitalism: Capital in the 21st Century by Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer", American Historical Review, 2015, Vol. 120, no. 2,  pp. 564-566. [.pdf]

Mary O’Sullivan, "A Fine Failure: Relationship Lending, Moses Taylor, and the Joliet Iron & Steel Company, 1869–1888", Business History Review, 2014, vol. 88, no. 04, pp. 647-679.