Graduate Student Workshop in Economic History

Date Speaker Title
Sept.11 No Meeting.  
Sept.18 Amy Wickett (Harvard University) "Environmental Catastrophe and the Direction of Invention: Evidence from the American Dust Bowl"
Sept.25 Robert Fluegge (Harvard University) "The Long Run Effects of the 1918 Flu"
Oct. 2 Dev Patel (Harvard University) "Bad Apples or Poison Trees? Management and the Breakdown of Bureaucracy in the Catholic Church"
Oct. 9 Brian Wheaton (Harvard University) "Laws, Beliefs, and Backlash"
Oct. 16 Lydia Assouad (Paris School of Economics) "Charismatic Leaders and Nation-Building" 
Oct. 23 Anne Sofie Beck Knudsen (Harvard University) "It Took a Village: Cultural Transmission in a Historical Perspective"
Oct. 30 Max Winkler (Harvard University) "Shocks and Norm Conformity"
Nov. 6 Casey Petroff (Harvard University) "The Politics of Science and the Origins of Scientific Racism"
Nov. 13 Jennifer Withrow (University of Massachusetts Amherst) "The Farm Woman’s Problem: Farm Crisis in the U.S. South and Migration to the City, 1920-1940"
Nov. 20 Ross Mattheis (Harvard University) "Learning from Linked Data"