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About Gary Richardson

Gary Richardson is the Historian of the Federal Reserve System and a member of the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. He is a Professor of Economics at the University of California, Irvine and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (on leave). He works on the Great Depression in the United States and the Industrial Revolution in Britain.


Present Historian of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Present Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, (on leave), University of California, Irvine
Present Professor of Economics, University of California, Irvine

Contact Information

Department of Economics
3151 Social Science Plaza
University of California
Irvine, CA 92697-5100


Great Depression (6)

Property Rights and the Industrial Revolution (3)

Relgion, Industry, and Guilds in Medieval Europe (5)

American History (9)

European History (7)