2022 BHC Prizes

Congratulations to all 2022 BHC Annual Meeting awardees!

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Professor Carlos Dávila of the Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

Hagley Prize in Business History - Co-winners of the 2022 Hagley Prize

Caley Horan, Insurance Era: Risk, Governance, and the Privatization of Security in Postwar America (Chicago 2021)

Timothy Yang, A Medicated Empire: The Pharmaceutical Industry and Modern Japan (Cornell 2021)

Ralph Gomory Prize

Andrew Liu, Tea War:  A History of Capitalism in China and India (Yale University Press, 2020)

Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History

Bench Ansfield, “Born in Flames: Arson, Racial Capitalism, and the Reinsuring of the Bronx in the Late Twentieth Century.”

Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Jason Petrulis, “A Country of Hair: A Global Story of South Korean Wigs, Korean American Entrepreneurs, African American Hairstyles, and Cold War Industrialization,” Enterprise & Society, 22(2), 368-408.

Honourable mention:

Margartia Serje, “The Peruvian Amazon Co.: Credit and Debt in the Putumayo ‘Wild Rubber’ Business,” Enterprise & Society, 22(2), 475 - 501

Mira Wilkins Prize

Damian Clavel, What's in Fraud? The Many Worlds of Gregor MacGregor, 1817–1824. Enterprise & Society, 22(4), 997-1036.

Honourable mentions:

Jason Petrulis, “A Country of Hair: A Global Story of South Korean Wigs, Korean American Entrepreneurs, African American Hairstyles, and Cold War Industrialization,” Enterprise & Society, 22(2), 368-408.

Stig Tenold, J. Y. Kang, Song Kim, and Hugh Murphy, International Transfer of Tacit Knowledge: The Transmission of Shipbuilding Skills from Scotland to South Korea in the Early 1970s,” Enterprise & Society, 22(2), 335-367.

K. Austin Kerr Prize Business History

Ellen Nye, "A Commerce in Coins: The Early Modern Ottoman Empire as an Arena for Competing Theories of Money’s Value"

Honorable mention:

Charles Petersen, “Flexible Accumulation, Flexible Organization, Flexible Masculinity: Silicon Valley and the Birth of a New Subjectivity, 1957-1998”

Martha Moore Trescott Prize

Charles Petersen,  “Flexible Accumulation, Flexible Organization, Flexible Masculinity: Silicon Valley and the Birth of a New Subjectivity, 1957-1998”

Honorable mention:

Tina Wei, “The US Contraceptive Market Niche: the OCP, the IUD, and their Physician Inventors, 1970-1985”