David B. Sicilia

David B. Sicilia, based at the University of Maryland College Park Department of History, also is a Henry Kaufman Fellow, Center for Financial Policy, at the Smith School. His research and teaching centers on business, economic, and technology history and includes a special emphasis on the history of capitalism. Sicilia is known for his expertise in applying historical analysis to contemporary issues. His book, Greenspan Effect: Words that Move the World’s Markets, co-authored with Jeffrey L. Cruikshank, was voted a Library Journal Best Business Book of the Year. He is active in consulting and also frequently appears in local, national, and international print and broadcast media.

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