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Eugene N. White

Distinguished Professor of Economics

Monetary and Financial History

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Eugene N. White is Professor of Economics at Rutgers University and a Research Associate of the NBER. He has written extensively on stock market and real estate booms and crashes, conflicts of interest, deposit insurance, banking supervision, the microstructure of securities markets and war finance. In addition, to numerous university conferences and seminars, he has lectured at many central banks and has recently testified before the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). He is currently at work on studies of the evolution of the New York and Paris stock exchanges, real estate bubbles, and bank supervision.

Selected Publications

  • “The Crash of 1882 and the Bailout of the Paris Bourse,” Cliometrica, Vol. 1 No. 2, (2007), pp. 11-144.
  • “The Highest Price Ever: The Great NYSE Seat Sale of 1928-1929 and Capacity Constraints,” (with Lance Davis and Larry Neal)  Journal of Economic History,  Vol 67, No. 3 (September 2007), 705-739.
  • “How Much Can A Victor Force the Vanquished to Pay? France under the Nazi Boot,” Journal of Economic History,  (March 2008).  (with Filippo Occhino and Kim Oosterlinck.).
  • “How Occupied France Financed its own Exploitation in World War II,” American Economic Review, Vol. 97, No. 2, (May 2007), pp. 295-299. (with Filippo Occhino and Kim Oosterlinck.)

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