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Economic History

2018 Winter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
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
February 14, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
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 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
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
March 14, 2018 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm
2017 Fall Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
September 27, 2017 David Yang
Stanford University
Media Censorship in China: 1984 or Brave New World
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 351
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
October 11, 2017 No Meeting (Combined with Joint Applied Micro Seminar)
**JAMS LINK for Seminar**
(All day)
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 25, 2017 No Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm

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
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 15, 2017 Joint Applied Micro Seminar
3:30pm to 5:00pm

November 22, 2017 No Seminar (Thanksgiving Week)
3:30pm to 5:00pm

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 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.
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
2017 Spring Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
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
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 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
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
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 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 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