Richard E. Sylla

New York University
Historian (economic); Academic administrator; Educator
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Business, Corporate, and Philanthropic Leadership
New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York, New York ~Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets; Professor of Economics. Teaches for the Trium Global Executive MBA Program, an alliance of NYU Stern School, the London School of Economics, and HEC School of Management, Paris, and serves as Academic Director of Executive Programs at NYU Stern. Primary areas of research include historical studies of money, banking, and finance. Author of several books, including The American Capital Market, 1846-1914: A Study of the Effects of Public Policy on Economic Development (1975) and A History of Interest Rates (4th ed., 2005). Has been published in the Journal of Economic History, Explorations in Economic History, Business and Economic History, and in the edited volume Small Business in American Life. Serves on the editorial board of many journals, including the Financial History Review, Enterprise & Society, and Economic and Financial History Abstracts. Honors include National Science Foundation grants, an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant, and the Citibank Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Stern School. Served as President of the Economic History Association and the Business History Conference. Current Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of American Finance.~~
Last Updated