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Learning from Previous Economic Calamities

April 13, 2020

Scott C. Miller is the International Center for Finance postdoctoral fellow in Economic and Business History at the Yale School of Management. Miller recently co-wrote an article with Robert F. Bruner for the Dallas Morning News about how our Founding Fathers reacted to economic calamity long ago and points out that we can learn from their previous responses to navigate our own current economic crisis.

Read the original article: “Opinion: The founders faced economic collapse after the American Revolution. We can learn from their response,” The Dallas Morning News written by Robert F. Bruner and Scott C. Miller

Scott MillerAbout Scott C. Miller: Scott C. Miller is the International Center for Finance postdoctoral fellow in Economic and Business History at the Yale School of Management. He earned his Ph.D from the University of Virginia in 2018, specializing in the transformation of the American economy after independence from Great Britain. Scott’s work explores the re-creation of commercial networks, domestic markets, trade systems, and business practices in the midst of post-Revolutionary economic, political, and social turmoil. His recent publications include ““Never Did I See So Universal a Frenzy”: The Panic of 1791 and the Republicanization of Philadelphia” in the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography and numerous case studies and articles on financial crisis and their political ramifications with Darden Business Publishing.

Email: scott.c.miller@yale.edu

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