Course Syllabus

Spring 2019

Littauer M16, 1:15-2:45


Feb. 15

Thomas Fujiwara
(Princeton University)


Feb. 22

James Feigenbaum (Boston University)
Dan Gross

"Technological Change and Female Labor Markets in the Early 20th Century: Evidence from the Telephone Industry"

Mar. 1

Ran Abramitzky (Stanford University)

"Do Immigrants Assimilate More Slowly Today Than in the Past?"


Mar. 8

Monica Martinez Bravo (CEMFI)

"Political Power, Elite Control, and Long-Run Development: Evidence from Brazil"

Mar. 15

No Meeting Department Seminar

Mar. 22

No Meeting Spring Break

Mar. 29

Michael Peters
(Yale University)

"Spatial Structural Change"

**Tues, April 2**
Joint with Religion

Sriya Iyer
(Cambridge University)

Apr. 12

Petra Moser
(NYU Stern)

"Inequality and Science – A Long View"

Apr. 19

Allison Shertzer
(University of Pittsburgh)

"Racial Segregation in Housing Markets and the Erosion of Black Wealth"

Apr. 26

David Reich
(Harvard Medical School)

"Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past"


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