Dr. Louis Galambos


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Dr. Louis Galambos is Professor Emeritus of Business and Economic History at Johns Hopkins University. He is Editor of The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower. A past president of The Economic History Association and the Business History Conference, Galambos has written extensively on American business in the 20th century. His many articles and books include (as co-author with Joseph Pratt) The Rise of the Corporate Commonwealth: U.S. Business and Public Policy in the Twentieth Century and Values and Visions: A Merck Century. He has served as an author, editor or consultant for books dealing with AT&T, Rohm and Haas Co., RCA, DuPont, General Electric, Alcoa, The World Bank Group, Air Products and Chemicals, and AirTouch, as well as Merck & Co., Inc. His major interests in recent years have been innovation in the private and public sectors and the global economy. In 1995, he published Networks of Innovation: Vaccine Development at Merck, Sharp & Dohme, and Mulford, 1895 – 1995; and in 2000, he is an editor and contributor to The Rise and Fall of State-Owned Enterprise in the Western World.