Virtual Economic History Seminar
A series of virtual seminars in economic history while we are all sheltering in place.
April 6 Martin Rotemberg
Railroads, Reallocation, and the Rise of American Manufacturing
April 20. Martin Fernandez-Sanchez
Mass Emigration and Human Capital over a Century: Evidence from the Galician Diaspora
April 27 Tania Babina
May 4 Sara Lowes.
The Legacy of Colonial Medicine in Central Africa
May 11 Katherine Eriksson The Rise of the Know Nothing Party
May 18 James Feigenbaum How the Other Half Dies: Immigration and Mortality in US Cities
June 1 Elizabeth Cascio.
Opening the Door: Migration and Self-Selection in a Restrictive Legal Immigration Regime
June 8 Mara Squicciarini
Devotion and Development: Religiosity, Education, and Economic Progress in 19th-Century France
June 15 Fabian Waldinger
Discrimination, Managers, and Firm Performance. Evidence from "Aryanizations" in Nazi Germany
June 29 Marco Tabellini
Racial Diversity, Electoral Preferences and the Supply of Policy: The Great Migration and Civil Rights
July 27 Jhacova Williams
Historical Lynchings and Contemporary Voting Behavior of African Americans
August 10 Ezra Karger
The Long-Run Effect of Public Libraries on Children: Evidence from the Early 1900s
August 17 Aradhya Sood.
Long Shadow of Racial Discrimination: Evidence from Housing Covenants of Minneapolis
August 24 Diego Ramos-Toro
Self-Emancipation and Progressive Politics: The Legacy of Civil War Refugee Camps
August 31 Belinda Archibong
Prison Labor: The Price of Prisons and the Lasting Effects of Incarceration
We meet on Mondays from 11-noon Pacific / 2-3 pm Eastern / 8-9 pm Central European Summer Time.
Elizabeth Perlman, Claudia Rei, and Felipe Valencia have agreed to organize this seminar in fall 2020.
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other online seminars
, with thanks to the
Virtual Seminar in Economic History 2020