Seminars: Economic History

  Economic History ................................................................................................................................
Term:  Fall 2019-2020
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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DATE SPEAKER  TITLE  
September 13   No seminar this week
September 20 Jhacova Williams (Clemson University) "Confederate Streets and Black-White Labor Differentials"
September 27 Shom Mazumder (Harvard University) "A Brief Moment in the Sun: Politics, Race, Punishment, and the Rise of the Proto-Carceral State"
October 4 Itzchak Tzachi Raz (Harvard University) "There’s No Such Thing As Free Land: The Homestead Act and Economic Development"
October 11   No seminar this week.
October 18   No seminar this week.
October 25 Dan Bogart (University of California, Irvine) TBA
November 1 Alberto Alesina and David Yang (Harvard University) “Cultural Persistence Through Revolutions: Evidence from China”
November 8 Kilian Huber (University of Chicago) "Discrimination, Managers, and Firm Performance: Evidence from 'Aryanizations' in Nazi Germany"
November 15 Xavier Duran (Universidad de los Andes) "Why Not Using the Wheel? Evidence from the Cambao Wagon Road in the 19th Century"
November 20 Felipe Valencia Caceido (joint with Religion Workshop - Nov 20 at 12pm)  
November 29   Thanksgiving - No seminar this week.