ECON 3104: Seminar in Economic History

ECON 3104: Seminar in Economic History


FALL 2018

Littauer M16, 1:15-2:45


Sep. 7

No meeting


Sep. 14

David Yang
(Harvard University)

"Historical Traumas and the Roots of Political Distrust: Political Inference from the Great Chinese Famine"

Sep. 21

 Juan Galan
(Harvard University, Job Market)

"The Intergenerational Mobility of Agrarian Reform in Colombia"

Sep. 28

Anke Becker
(Harvard University, HEB)

"On the Economic Origins of Constraining Women's Sexuality"

Oct. 5

Ellora Derenoncourt
(Harvard University, Job Market)

"Can You Move to Opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration"

Oct. 12

Chenzi Xu
(Harvard University, Job Market)

"Reshaping Global Trade: The Long-term Effects of Bank Failures"

Oct. 19

Dave Donaldson

"The Geography of Path Dependence"

Oct. 26

Marco Tabellini
(Harvard Business School)

"The Political and Economic Effects of Black Outmigration During the Second Great Migration"

Nov. 2

Trevon Logan
(Ohio State University)

"Do Black Politicians Matter?"

Nov. 9

Gregory Dow &
Clyde Reed
(Simon Fraser University)

"The Origins of City-States in Southern Mesopotamia"

Nov. 16



Nov. 23

No meeting Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 30

Maya Sen
(Harvard University)

 "Deep Roots: How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics"


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