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Economic History

2021 Fall Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
October 21, 2020 Shari Eli
University of Toronto
Economic History
3:30pm to 5:00pm
2021 Winter Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
March 3, 2021 Saumitra Jha
Stanford University
Economic History
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Past Events

2020 Spring Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
June 10, 2020 Canceled - Joint Applied Micro Seminar
(All day)
June 3, 2020 No Seminar - Economic History
(All day)

May 27, 2020 Petra Moser
New York University
Cancelled - Economic History Seminar
(All day)

May 20, 2020 No Seminar - Economic History
(All day)

May 13, 2020 Cancelled - Joint Applied Micro Seminar
(All day)
May 6, 2020 Saumitra Jha
Stanford University
Postponed - Economic History Seminar - Rescheduled to March 3, 2021
(All day)

April 29, 2020 Shari Eli
University of Toronto
Postponed - Economic History Seminar - Rescheduled to October 21, 2020
(All day)
April 22, 2020 Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich
Economic History Seminar - Cancelled
(All day)

April 20, 2020 Richard Hornbeck
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Joint Development and History Seminar - Postponed
(All day)
April 15, 2020 Nicola Bianchi
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Economic History Seminar - Cancelled
(All day)
April 8, 2020 Joint Applied Micro Seminar - Cancelled
(All day)
April 1, 2020 No Seminar
(All day)
2020 Winter Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
March 18, 2020 Sara Rachel Lowes
Stanford King Center on Global Development
Economic History Seminar - Postponed
3:30pm to 5:00pm

March 11, 2020 Joint Applied Micro Seminar Postponed
JAMS Link
(All day)
March 4, 2020 David De la Croix
University of Louvain
The Academic Market and the Rise of Universities in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (1000-1800)
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 26, 2020 Guo Xu
University of California, Berkeley
Patronage for Productivity: Selection and Performance in the Age of Sail
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 19, 2020 Jonathan Schulz
George Mason University
Kin-Networks and Institutional Development
(Paper Link)
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ 351
February 12, 2020 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
JAMS Link
3:30pm
February 5, 2020 No Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
2019 Fall Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
December 11, 2019 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm
December 4, 2019 Paola Giuliano
UCLA, Anderson School of Management
Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 20, 2019 Daniel P. Gross
Harvard Business School
Automation and the Next Generation: Lessons from the Automation of Telephone Operation in the Early 20th Century
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 13, 2019 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm
November 6, 2019 Marco Tabellini
Harvard Business School
Legislators’ Response to Changes in the Electorate: The Great Migration and Civil Rights
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 30, 2019 Anne Sofie Beck Knudsen
Harvard University
Those Who Stayed: Selection and Cultural Change during the Age of Mass Migration
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 23, 2019 Ariell Zimran (visiting Hoover Institution, Stanford University)
Vanderbilt University
Like an Ink Blot on Paper: Testing the Diffusion Hypothesis of Mass Migration, Italy 1876-1920
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(Paper Link)
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 16, 2019 Itzchak Tzachi Raz
Harvard University
There’s No Such Thing As Free Land: The Homestead Act and Economic Development (with Ross Mattheis)
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 10, 2019 Michele Rosenberg
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Shaping Ideology and Institutions: Economic Incentives and Slavery in the US South
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2:30pm to 3:30pm
Econ Bldg 225
October 9, 2019 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm
October 2, 2019 Ana Tur-Prats
University of California, Merced
Trust Unraveled: The Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
September 25, 2019 Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Marching on the Bastille: Combat Experience, Local Organizational Capacity and Political Change in Revolutionary France (with Steven Wilkinson)
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
2019 Spring Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
May 22, 2019 Kjell Salvanes
Norwegian School of Economics
The Making of Social Democracy: The Economic and Electoral Consequences of Norway’s 1936 School Reform (with Acemoglu, Pekkarinen and Sarvimäki)
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3:30pm to 4:30pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 15, 2019 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm
GSB B400
May 8, 2019 Rohit Ticku
Chapman University
Economic Shocks and Temple Desecrations in Medieval India
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 1, 2019 Fabio Braggion
Tilburg University
Does credit affect stock trading? Evidence from the South Sea Bubble
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 24, 2019 Pauline Grosjean
University of New South Wales
Forced Migration and Human Capital: Evidence from Post-WWII Population Transfers
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 17, 2019 Peter Koudijs
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Expertise and Liquidity in Times of Crisis: Evidence from the Expulsion of Jewish Market Makers (joint with Hans-Joachim Voth)
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 10, 2019 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm
2019 Winter Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
March 13, 2019 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm
GSB B400
March 6, 2019 Eugene Finkel
Johns Hopkins University
Reform and Rebellion in Weak States
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 27, 2019 Yannay Spitzer
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Pale in Comparison: The Economic Ecology of the Jews as a Rural Service Minority
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 20, 2019 Huiren Tan
Boston University
A Different Land of Opportunity: The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in the Early 20th-Century US
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 1, 2019 Dan Fetter
Wellesley College (visiting Trione Professor at SIEPR)
On the efficiency and incidence of government old-age support: Evidence from the early years of Social Security
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg, Conference Room A
2018 Fall Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
December 12, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
GSB B400
December 5, 2018 Travis Baseler
Stanford University
Hidden Income and the Perceived Returns to Migration: Experimental Evidence from Kenya
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg, Room 351
November 28, 2018 Jaime Arellano-Bover
Stanford University
Displacement, Diversity, and Mobility: Career Impacts of Japanese Amercian Internment
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 14, 2018 Romain Wacziarg
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Change and Persistence in the Age of Modernization: Saint-Germain-d'Anxure 1730-1895
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 7, 2018 Amanda Gregg
MIddlebury College
The Births, Lives, and Deaths of Corporations in Late Imperial Russia
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 31, 2018 Jennifer Burns
Stanford University
Milton Friedman Was a Woman
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 24, 2018 No Seminar
3:30pm
October 17, 2018 Ellora Derenoncourt
Harvard University
Can you move to opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 10, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
October 3, 2018 Joy Chen
Stanford University
State Formation and Bureaucratization in Pre-imperial China
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
September 26, 2018 Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Forging a Non-Violent Mass Movement: Economic Shocks and Organizational Innovations in India's Struggle for Democracy (joint with Rikhil Bhavnani)
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
2018 Spring
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
May 30, 2018 Andrew Hall
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Wealth, Slave Ownership, and Fighting for the Confederacy: An Empirical Study of the American Civil War
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 23, 2018 Battista Severgnini
Copenhagen Business School
The Deep Roots of Rebellion: Evidence from the Irish Revolution
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 16, 2018 JOINT APPLIED MICRO
3:30pm
May 9, 2018 Vicky Fouka
Stanford University/Naval Post-Graduate School
From Immigrants to Americans: Race and Assimilation during the Great Migration
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 25, 2018 Nuno Palma
European University Institute and University of Groningen
The Existence and Persistence of Liquidity Effects: Evidence from a Large-Scale Historical Natural Experimen t
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 18, 2018 Latika Chaudhary
Stanford University
Cultural Transmission and the Colonial Legacy: Evidence from Public Good Games Along a Historical Border
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 11, 2018 JOINT APPLIED MICRO
3:30pm to 5:00pm
April 4, 2018 Nico Voigtlander
UCLA
The Medieval Roots of Inclusive Institutions: From the Norman Conquest of England to the Great Reform Act
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
2018 Winter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
March 14, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
March 7, 2018 Benjamin Enke
Harvard University, (co-sponsored by The Europe Center)
Kinship Systems, Cooperation, and the Evolution of Culture
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 28, 2018 Mark Koyama
George Mason University and Mercatus Center Senior Scholar (visiting Stanford Hoover Institution)
Autocratic Rule and Social Capital: Evidence from Imperial China
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 21, 2018 Mohamed Saleh
Toulouse School of Economics (visiting Stanford University)
Taxing Unwanted Populations: Fiscal Policy and Conversions in Early Islam (joint with Jean Tirole)
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 14, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
February 7, 2018 Gabriel Zuckman
UC Berkeley (visiting Stanford University)
From Soviets to Oligarchs: Inequality and Property in Russia, 1905-2016
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
December 6, 2017 Ron Harris
visiting Stanford University
Trading with strangers: the corporate form in the move from municipal governance to overseas trade
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 30, 2017 Stephen Adams
Salisbury University
Silicon Valley’s First Half Century (co-sponsored with the Approaches to Capitalism workshop)
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4:30pm to 6:00pm
Watts Room, Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa St, Stanford.
November 29, 2017 Marco Tabellini
MIT
Gifts of the Immigrants, Woes of the Natives: Lessons from the Age of Mass Migration
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 22, 2017 No Seminar (Thanksgiving Week)
3:30pm to 5:00pm
November 15, 2017 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm
November 8, 2017 Cathrin Mohr
Ludwig Maximilians University (visiting Harvard)
Carrots or Sticks: Protests and Construction in the German Democratic Republic
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 1, 2017 Kris Mitchener
Santa Clara University
Swords into Bank Shares: Finance, Conflict and Political Reform in Meiji Japan
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 25, 2017 No Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm
October 18, 2017 Ufuk Akcigit
University of Chicago
The Rise of American Ingenuity: Innovation and Inventors of the Golden Age
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Building 351
October 11, 2017 No Meeting (Combined with Joint Applied Micro Seminar)
(All day)
October 4, 2017 Oriol Pons Benaiges
Stanford University
Did Government Intervention Target Technological Externalities? Industrial Policy and Economic Growth in Postwar Japan, 1964-1983
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Building 351
September 27, 2017 David Yang
Stanford University
Media Censorship in China: 1984 or Brave New World
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 31, 2017 Guy Michaels
London School of Economics
Upgrade slums or invest before they form? Evidence from Tanzania
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 24, 2017 Vicky Fouka
Stanford University
How do immigrants respond to discrimination? The case of Germans in the US during World War I
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 10, 2017 Greg Clark
University of California, Davis
The Decline of the North Of England 1910-2017: A Surname Investigation
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 3, 2017 Jared Rubin
Chapman University
The Cultural Transmission of Trust Norms: Evidence from a Lab in the Field on a Natural Experiment
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 26, 2017 Sara Lowes
Harvard University
Blood Rubber: The Effects of Labor Coercion on Institutions and Culture in the DRC
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 12, 2017 Nathaniel Hilger
Brown University
Upward Mobility and Discrimination: The Case of Asian Americans
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 5, 2017 Noam Yuchtman
UC Berkeley
Reallocation and Secularization: The Economic Consequences of the Protestant Reformation
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
March 15, 2017 Melissa Dell
Harvard University
The Development Effects of the Extractive Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System in Java
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
March 8, 2017 Peter Temin
MIT
The Vanishing Middle Class
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
March 1, 2017 James Feigenbaum
Boston University
Capital Destruction and Economic Growth: The Effects of Sherman's March, 1850-1920
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 22, 2017 Joseph Ferrie
Northwestern University
Up from Poverty? The 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery and the Long-run Distribution of Wealth
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 15, 2017 Jose Espin-Sanchez
Yale University
The Old Men in the Census: Inequality and Mobility in 18th Centruy Murcia
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 8, 2017 Mark Westcott
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munich
Shocking Racial Attitudes: Black G.Is in Europe
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 7, 2016 Mark Dincecco
University of Michigan
The Economic Legacy of Warfare Evidence from European Regions
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 30, 2016 Nathan Nunn
Harvard University
Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 23, 2016 No Seminar (Thanksgiving break)
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 16, 2016 David Jacks
Simon Fraser University
Infant Mortality and the Repeal of Federal Prohibition
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 9, 2016 Joachim Voth
University of Zurich
Killer Incentives: Awards, Status Competition, and Pilot Performance during World War II
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 2, 2016 Mara P. Squicciarini
Northwestern University
Devotion and Development: Religiosity, Education, and Economic Progress in 19th Century France
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 26, 2016 Martha Bailey
University of Michigan
How do Automated Linking Methods Perform? Evidence from the LIFE-M Project” (with Morgan Henderson and Catherine Massey)
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 19, 2016 Guillaume Daudin
Universite Paris-Dauphine
The Rationality of Early Modern Merchant Bookkeeping: a Quantitative Approach with Pierre Gervais
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 12, 2016 No Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm
October 5, 2016 Murat Iyigun,
University of Colorado Boulder
Why Wait? A Century of Education, Marriage Timing and Gender Roles Affiliation
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
September 28, 2016 Santiago Perez
Stanford University
Title 9/28/16: TBA
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
June 1, 2016 Eric Chaney
Harvard University
The Medieval Origins of Comparative European Development: Evidence from the Basque Country
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 25, 2016 Marcella Alsan
Stanford University
Tuskegee and the Health of Black Men
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 16, 2016 Melissa Dell
Harvard University
Bombing the Way to State-Building ? Lessons from the Vietnam War (with Pablo Querubin) **(Joint Seminar with Development Seminar)****(PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN DAY, TIME, AND PLACE)**
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1:30pm to 3:00pm
GSB Bldg E101
May 11, 2016 Ariell Zimran
Northwestern University
Does Sample-Selection Bias Explain the Antebellum Puzzle? Evidence from Military Enlistment in the Nineteenth-Century United States
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
May 3, 2016 Irman Rasul
University College of London
Nation-Building Through Compuilsory Schooling During the Age of Mass Migration (**PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT DAY AND PLACE**)
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Conference Room A
April 27, 2016 Vicky Fouka
Stanford University
Backlash: The Unintended Effects of Language Prohibition in US Schools after World War I
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 18, 2016 Omer Moav
University of Warwick
Cereals, Appropriability and Hierarchy(**PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT DAY AND PLACE**)
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Conference Room B
April 13, 2016 Lars Boerner
The London School of Economics
Time for Growth
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 6, 2016 Joanna Lahey
Texas A & M
The Marginal Child throughout the Life Cycle: Evidence from Early Law Variation
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
March 30, 2016 John Tang
Australian National University
The Engine and the Reaper: Industrialization and Mortality in Early Modern Japan
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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
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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
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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
February 17, 2016 Laura Salisbury
York University
Migration in Response to Civil Conflict: Evidence from the Border of the American Civil War
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 10, 2016 Nancy Qian
Yale University
The Fluidity of Race: "Passing" in the United States, 1880-1940
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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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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 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
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
September 23, 2015 No Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Economic Bldg 351
June 3, 2015 Jonathan Rose
Federal Reserve
Can a Bank Run Be Stopped? Government Guarantees and the Run on Continental Illinois
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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
May 13, 2015 Bob Margo
Boston University
The Division of Labor and Economies of Scale in Late Nineteenth Centruy American Manufacturing: New Evidence
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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
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg
April 29, 2015 Kris Mitchener
Santa Clara University
Shadowy Banks and the Interbank Amplifier during the Great Depression
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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 15, 2015 Sandra Sequeira
LSE
Migrants and the Making of America
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 8, 2015 Nick Crafts
University of Warwick
A Vision of the Growth Process in a Technologically Progressive Economy: the United States, 1899-1941
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
April 1, 2015 Price Fishback
University of Arizona
The Impact of World War II on the Demand for Female Workers in Manufacturing
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
March 11, 2015 Masa Aoki
Stanford University
A Three-Person Game of Institutional Resilience versus Transition: A Model and its Application to China-Japan Comparative History
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
March 4, 2015 Andrei Markevich
New Economic School
Land tenure and Productivity in Agriculture: The Case of the Stolypin Reform in Late Imperial Russia
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 25, 2015 Suresh Naidu
Columbia University
Start-up Nation? SlaveWealth and Entrepreneurship in Civil War Maryland
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 18, 2015 Nicolas Ziebarth
University of Iowa
The Ins and Outs of City Growth
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
February 11, 2015 Petra Moser
Stanford University
Copyright and Creativity - Evidence from Italian Operas
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
December 3, 2014 Naomi Lamoreaux
Yale University
Contractual Freedom and the Evolution of Corporate Control in Britain, 1862 TO 1929
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 19, 2014 Ali Yaycioglu
Stanford History Department
Partners of the Empire: Crisis of the Ottoman Order in the Age of Revolutions
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
November 5, 2014 Bill Collins
Vanderbilt University
The Great Migration in Black and White : New Evidence on the Selection and Sorting of Southern Migrants
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3:30pm to 5:30pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 29, 2014 Sevket Pamuk
Bogazici Institute
Debasements in Europe and their Causes, 1500-1800
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bdlg 351
October 22, 2014 Paola Giuliano
UCLA
Growing up in a Recession
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 15, 2014 Nicola Bianchi
Stanford University
The General Equilibrium Effects of Educational Expansion
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 8, 2014 Walker Hanlon
UCLA
Temporary Shocks and Persistent Effects in the Urban System: Evidence from British Cities after the U.S. Civil War
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
October 1, 2014 Chiaki Moriguchi
Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
Adopted Children and Step Children in Twentieth-Century America
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351
September 24, 2014 Jose Espin
Yale University
The Illiquidity of Water Markets
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3:30pm to 5:00pm
Econ Bldg 351