Mark Aldrich

Marilyn Carlson Nelson Professor Emeritus of Economics

Smith College

Contact & Office Hours

Gables 204

413-585-3603

Biography

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Aldrich's primary teaching and research interests are the economics of the environment and economic history. His most recent writing has focused on the economic history of safety. 


Selected Publications

Death Rode the Rails: American Railroad Accidents and Safety, 1828–1965. (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006). 

Safety First: Technology, Labor, and Business in the Building of American Work Safety, 1870–1939. (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997).