ECON 3336HFRA: Economic History Workshop

ECON 3336HFRA: Economic History Workshop


Fall 2017



 Presentation (Littauer M-16, 2-3:30pm)

September 8

Robert Margo
(Boston University)

"The Integration of Economic History into Economics"

September 15

EHA Conference

 No Meeting

September 22

Eric Hilt
(Wellesley College)

"Financial Asset Ownership and Political Partisanship: Liberty Bonds and Republican Electoral Success in the 1920s"

September 29

James Kung
 (Hong Kong University) 

"Long Live Keju! The Persistent Effects of China’s Imperial Examination System"

October 6

Eduardo Montero
(Harvard University)

"Mistrust in Medicine: The Legacy of Colonial Medical Campaigns in Central Africa"
(with Sara Lowes, Bocconi University)

October 13

Guo Xu
(UC Berkeley- Haas)

 "The Costs of Patronage: Evidence from the British Empire"

October 20
*Job Market talk, joint with Labor*

Ellora Derenoncourt
(Harvard University)

"Did Great Migration Destinations Become Mobility Traps?"

October 27

James Feigenbaum
(Boston University)

"Women’s Suffrage and Intergenerational Mobility" 


November 3

Jonathan Schulz
(Harvard University)

"Why Europe?: The Church, Kin-Networks and Institutional Development"
November 10

Michela Giorcelli

"The Long-Term Effects of Management and Technology Transfers"

November 17

Martin Saavedra
(Oberlin College) 

"Should We Trust Occupational Income Scores?"
(with Tate Twinam, University of Washington, Bothell)

November 24


No Meeting

December 1

Dan Keniston
(Yale University)

"Dynamics of a Malthusian Economy: India in the
Aftermath of the 1918 Influenza"


Course Summary:

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