Julia Ott

Julia Ott

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Julia Ott is an associate professor in the history of capitalism and the codirector of the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies at the New School for Social Research and the Eugene Lang College at the New School. She is the author of When Wall Street Met Main Street: The Quest for an Investors' Democracy (2011). Ott specializes in economic history and political history. In her teaching and in her published work, she investigates how financial institutions, practices, and theories influence American political culture and how, in turn, policies and political beliefs shape economic behavior and outcomes.

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Lectures

  • Be a Shareholder in Victory! The Citizen-Investor in the First World War
  • Not All of Us Were Keynesians: The Origins of Supply-Side Economic Policy in the United States
  • Rethinking the Great Crash of 1929
  • Wall Street Is Dead! Long Live Wall Street!