2016 James Soltow, Fred Bateman and Lynne Doti Awards

The 2016 James Soltow, Fred Bateman and Lynne Doti Awards were given to the following recipients at the EBHS 2016 conference banquet.

The $1,000 James Soltow Award for Best Paper in Essays in Economic & Business History in 2016 went to Brad Sturgill and Daniel Giedeman for “Factor Shares, Economic Growth, and the Industrial Revolution.”

The 2016 Fred Bateman Award for best paper at the annual EBHS Conference was awarded to Soudeh Mirghasemi for the paper “Philosopher’s Concrete: Dam Construction, Farmland Values and Agricultural Production in the Western U.S.,1890 – 1920.”

The 2016 Lynne Doti Award for best paper by a graduate student at the annual EBHS Conference was awarded to Fan Fei for the paper “Interwar Highways and the Demise of the General Store.”