Friday, November 17 / 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM Regency D (Ballroom Level)

Session 80
Government and the Economy

Chair: Desiree Desierto, George Mason University
Discussant: Desiree Desierto, George Mason University

1. The Progressive Era War on Vice: Public Health Consequences of Closing Red-Light DistrictsGrant Goehring, Boston University.

2. The Origins of Economic Regulation in the United States: The Interstate Commerce and Bureau of Animal Industry ActsPaul Rhode, Economics--University of Michigan; Alan Olmstead, University of California, Davis.

3. Municipal Socialism in the United States, 1900-1940James Siodla, Colby College; Tate Twinam, College of William and Mary.

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