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Economic History Workshop

2016 Winter Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
February 10, 2016 Nancy Qian
Yale University
The Fluidity of Race: "Passing" in the United States, 1880-1940
Read Paper
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
February 17, 2016 Laura Salisbury
York University
Migration in Response to Civil Conflict: Evidence from the Border of the American Civil War
Read Paper
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
February 24, 2016 Saumitra Jha
Stanford University GSB
Conquered but not Vanquished: Inter-Ethnic Complementarities and Indigenous Capitalists in Mexico
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
March 2, 2016 Dan Bogart
UC Irvine
There can be no partnership with the King’: Political Instability and the English East India Company
bogart_march_2.pdf
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
March 9, 2016 John Parman
William & Mary
Health, Gender and Mobility: Using Longevity to Estimate Changes in Intergenerational Mobility Over Time
Read Paper
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
2015 Fall Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
September 23, 2015 No Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Economic Bldg 351
September 30, 2015 Michela Giorcelli
Stanford University
The Effects of Management and Technology Transfer: Evidence from the Marshall Plan Productivity Program
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
October 7, 2015 Adriane Fresh
Stanford University
When are Revolutions Revolutionary? Political Power and Institutional Change During Britain's Revolutionary Period
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
October 14, 2015 Fabian Waldinger
University of Warwick
International Knowledge Flows: Evidence from the Collapse of International Science in the Wake of WWI
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3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
October 21, 2015 Peter Koudijs
Stanford GSB
Marrying for Money: Evidence from Changes in Marital Property Laws in the U.S. South, 1840-1850
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3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
October 28, 2015 Philip Hoffman
Caltech
Why Did Europe Conquer the World? (*PLEASE NOTE- DIFFERENT TIME AND PLACE*)
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4:30pm to 6:00pm

Gunn-SIEPR Bldg #320
November 4, 2015 Reka Juhasz
Princeton University
Temporary Protection and Technology Adoption: Evidence from the Napoleonic Blockade
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3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
November 11, 2015 Luigi Pascali The Wind of Change: Maritime Technology, Trade and Economic Development (Joint seminar with International Trade Workshop)
1:30pm to 3:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
November 18, 2015 Trevon Logan
Ohio State University
The National Rise in Residential Segregation
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3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
December 2, 2015 Mark Koyama
George Mason University
Bones, Bacteria and Break Points: The Heterogeneous Spatial Effects of the Black Death and Long-Run Growth
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3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
December 9, 2015 Paul Rhode
University of Michigan
The "New History of Capitalism" and Slavery
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ 351
2015 Spring Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
April 15, 2015 Sandra Sequeira
LSE
Migrants and the Making of America
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
April 22, 2015 Sascha Becker
University of Warwick
Religion, Division of Labor and Conflict: Evidence over Six Centuries
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
April 29, 2015 Kris Mitchener
Santa Clara University
Shadowy Banks and the Interbank Amplifier during the Great Depression
Read Paper
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
May 6, 2015 Dora Costa
UCLA
Death and the Media: Asymmetries in Infectious Disease Reporting During the Health Transition
Read Paper
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg
May 13, 2015 Bob Margo
Boston University
The Division of Labor and Economies of Scale in Late Nineteenth Centruy American Manufacturing: New Evidence
Read Paper
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
May 27, 2015 Hoyt Bleakley
University of Michigan
History and the Sizes of Cities: A Structural, Partial-Identification Approach to Path Dependence
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
June 3, 2015 Jonathan Rose
Federal Reserve
Can a Bank Run Be Stopped? Government Guarantees and the Run on Continental Illinois
Read Paper
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351