Seminars: Economic History

  Economic History ................................................................................................................................
Term:  Spring 2020
Location: 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.

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# Joint with International   * Joint with Labor

DATE SPEAKER  TITLE  
January 31 Job Talks No seminar this week
February 7 Job Talks No seminar this week
February 14 Eric Hilt (Wellesley College)
February 21 Francesco Drago (University of Catania)  “The Rise of the Medici and the Fall of the Florentine Republic”
February 28 Eoin McGuirk (Tufts University) “No Kin in the Game”
March 6# Matti Mitrunen (University of Chicago) “Structural Change and Intergenerational Mobility: Evidence from Finnish War Reparations”
March 13 Spring Break

No seminar this week.

March 20 Spring Break No seminar this week.
March 27* Leah Boustan (Princeton University) “Intergenerational Mobility of Immigrants in the US over Two Centuries” (with R. Abramitzky et al.)
April 3 Geoff Clarke (Brandeis University) "Triple Segregation and Wealth Generation: Virginia's African-American Banks, 1915-28"
April 10

Mike Andrews (NBER)

"Bar Talk: Alcohol Prohibition, Informal Social Interactions, and Invention"
April 17   No Seminar this week
April 24   No Seminar this week