Seminars: Economic History

Seminar in Economic History

Organized by: Claudia Goldin, FAS Economics; Marco Tabellini, HBS BGIE; Marlous van Waijenburg, HBS BGIE

Term:   Fall 2021

Location: Remote (Zoom link to listserve)  and Littauer M16
Meeting Time:   Friday  1:15 pm - 2:45 pm 

Description: 

Intended for students writing dissertations related to economic history themes and/or methodology and for others with interests in economic history. Discusses research papers presented by scholars at Harvard and elsewhere.
To Join the Mailing List: https://lists.fas.harvard.edu/mailman/listinfo/historyecon-seminar-list
Past Seminars in Economic History
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Date

Presenter

Title

Sept. 10
Robert Allen (New York University, Abu Dhabi UAE)
"What the Natufians Did for Us: An Economic Analysis of the Neolithic Revolution and the Origins of the State"
Sept. 17
Casey Petroff (Harvard University)
“Expert Advice and the Formation of Epistemic Communities: Evidence from the History of Pandemic Disease”
Sept. 24
Jingyi Huang (Prize Fellow, Harvard University; Brandeis University)
"Monopsony, Cartels, and Manipulation: Evidence from the U.S. Meatpacking Industry, 1903 - 1918"
Oct. 1*
Kyle Harper (University of Oklahoma)
Infectious Disease and the Great Divergence.
Oct. 8**
Jamein Cunningham (Cornell University)
"Does Race Matter? Court-ordered Police Hiring Quotas and Police Killings of Civilians”
Oct. 15
Shari Eli (University of Toronto)
TBA
Oct. 22
Aldo Musacchio (Brandeis University)
"European Migration and Agricultural Productivity in Brazil, 1900-1920"
Oct. 29
No Seminar
Economic History Association Meeting
Nov. 5
Paul Rhode (University of Michigan)
TBA
Nov. 12
Dan Fetter (Stanford University)
TBA
Nov. 19
Vicky Fouka (Stanford University)
TBA
Nov. 26
No Seminar
Thanksgiving
Dec. 3
Marlous van Waijenburg (Harvard Business School) and Others
Book Event: Claudia Goldin, Career & Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey toward Equity.
*Joint with International.
** Joint with Labor/Public.