Richard W. Roehl,
Professor of Economics
Director, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
University of Michigan - Dearborn
Dearborn, MI  48128-1491

OFFICE: (313) 593-5155; 5931183
FAX:  (313) 593-5645


Ph. D.  University of California - Berkeley        1968
M. A.  University of California - Berkeley        1965
B. A.  Columbia University                              1963


Professor of Economics
University of Michigan - Dearborn
1979 - Present

Visiting Professor of Economics
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
1990 – 1991; 1987 – 1988; 1986 --1987

Associate Professor of Economics
University of Michigan - Dearborn
1976 - 1979

Visiting Associate Professor of Economics
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Visiting Associate Professor of Economics
Bowdoin College
1974 - 1976

Assistant Professor of Economics
University of California - Berkeley
1968 - 1974


Institute for Historical Research
London  1965 - 1966

Institut fuer Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte
Goettingen  1966 - 1967

Istituto di Storia Economia
Pavia  1971 - 1972

Seminar fuer Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte
Koeln  1982


“Urban Migration during the Process of Industrialization:  The United States and Britain in the Nineteenth Century”, with Richard Sutch, presented at the International Econometric Society meetings, abstract in  Econometrica, Volume XXXIX (1971)

“Plan and Reality in a Medieval Monastic Economy:  The
Cistercians”, in Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History, Volume IX (1972)

“Patterns and Structure of Demand, 1000 – 1500”
Fontana Economic History of Europe, Volume I
Carlo M. Cipolla, Editor (London, 1972)

“French Industrialization:  A Reconsideration”
Explorations in Economic History, Volume XIII (1976)

Reprinted in The Economic Development of France Since 1850, Francois Crouzet, Editor; two-volume set in the series The Economic Development of Modern Europe Since 1870, Charles Feinstein, Series Editor (London, Edward Elgar, 1993)

“L'Industrialization francaise:  une remise en cause”
Revue d'Histoire Economique et Sociale, Volume LIV (1976)

“Reply” to Robert R. Locke, “The Roehl Thesis Reconsidered”
Explorations in Economic History, Volume XVIII (1981)

“Fascism”, McGraw - Hill Encyclopedia of Economics (1982)

“Britain and Industrial Europe:  Pathfinder Pursued?”
Revue: Journal of the Fernand Braudel Center, Volume VI (1983)

Carlo M. Cipolla:  Saggi di Storia Economica e
Sociale (Bologna, Il Mulino, 1988), Co-Editor

 “U.S. and Canadian Electricity Exchange”, with Philip F. Bartholomew, in Prospects for Canadian-United States Economic Relations Under Free Trade, William Milberg and Philip F. Bartholomew, Volume Editors, in the series Research in International Business and Finance, H. Peter Gray, Series Editor (Grenwich, JAI Press, 1990)

The Bibliography of Historical Economics to 1980 (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1990), Editorial Advisory Board Member

“Circulating Libraries and Video Rental Stores,” with Hal R. Varian
First Monday, Volume VI, Number 5 (May 7,2001) 6


 “Feudalism and Modern Economic Growth:  A Comparative Analysis”

“The Economics of Fascism in Europe, 1920 - 1945”

Reply to I. Alfonso, “Cistercians and Feudalism” [which appeared in Past and Present, No. 133 (1991)]


Board of Editors:  Journal of Economic History
1978 - 1981; 1981 - 1982; 1982 - 1983