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Geoffrey G. Jones

Isidor Straus Professor of Business History

Professor Geoffrey Jones researches the evolution, impact and responsibility of global business. He has written on the history of international entrepreneurship and multinational corporations, specializing in consumer products including beauty and fashion, as well as services such as banking, reinsurance and commodity trading.  Professor Jones leads the Business History Initiative and has created a range of datasets as well as interactive historical data visualization applications used in teaching and research, which cover a wide array of global and U.S. economic and commercial phenomena.