Economic History Workshop

Organized by: Jose Espin-Sanchez

The weekly workshop in economic history is a central part of the program. Speakers include Yale faculty and graduate students as well as distinguished scholars from other institutions. Papers are normally available in advance, and we emphasize informal discussion of the paper. All are welcome, regardless of department or institutional affiliation.

Contact Noel Sardalla (203-432-3621) if you want to receive announcements about the Economic History Workshop.

Mondays, 4:00 - 5:30 pm, 28 Hillhouse Avenue, Room 106

Schedule maintained by Noel Sardalla (203-432-3621)

Events/Seminars

September 12, 2016
4:00pm John Murray, Rhodes College
""Process technology adoption in European coal, 1850-1900: Mechanical ventilation in coal mines""
[Paper]
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September 19, 2016
4:00pm W. Walker Hanlon, University of California, Los Angeles
""Coal Smoke and the Costs of the Industrial Revolution""
[Paper]

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September 26, 2016
4:00pm Taylor Jaworski, Queen's University
""National Policy for Regional Development: Evidence from Appalachian Highways""
[Paper]

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October 3, 2016
4:00pm Jochen Streb, University of Mannheim
""Does Social Security Crowd Out Private Savings? The Case of Bismarck's System of Social Insurance""
[Paper]

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October 10, 2016
4:00pm Craig Palsson, Yale University
""Breaking from Colonial Institutions: Haiti's Idle Land, 1928-1950" (Password protected)"
[Paper]

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October 17, 2016
4:00pm Bernardo Mueller, University of Brasilia
"“The Portuguese Empire in Asia in the Sixteenth Century: How the East was Lost”"
[Paper]

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October 24, 2016
4:00pm Noel Johnson, George Mason University
""Economic Shocks, Inter-Ethnic Complementarities and the Persecution of Minorities: Evidence from the Black Death" "
[Paper]

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October 31, 2016
4:00pm Jakob Schneebacher, Yale University
""State Formation and Social Conflict: Accession to the Swiss Old Confederacy, 1291-1526" (Password protected)"
[Paper]

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November 7, 2016
4:00pm Johan Mathew, Rutgers University
""On Principals and Agency: Reconsidering Trust in Economic History""
[Paper]

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November 14, 2016
4:00pm Maura Dykstra, California Institute of Technology
""Cross-Jurisdictional Trade, Intermediaries, and Transitive Responsibility in Late Imperial China""
[Paper]

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November 21, 2016
4:00pm NO WORKSHOP
"November Break"
November 28, 2016
4:00pm Steven Nafziger, Williams College
""Financial Dynamics: Imperial Russian Corporate Balance Sheets, 1898-1914""
[Paper]

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December 5, 2016
4:00pm Daniel Immerwahr, Northwestern University
""Plastic versus Empire: Synthetic Materials and Decolonization""
[Paper]

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December 12, 2016
4:00pm
"NO WORKSHOP"
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February 13, 2017
4:00pm David Jaeger, City University of New York
"“Markets and Monasteries: Resources, Religion, and Geography in Medieval Germany”"
[Slides]
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February 20, 2017
4:00pm Neil Cummins, The London School of Economics
"“Lifespans of the European Elite, 800-1800” "
[Paper]
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February 27, 2017
4:00pm Christophe Chamley, Boston University
"On the Public Finances of Philip II in the 16th Century"
[Paper]
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March 6, 2017
4:00pm Kanda Naknoi, University of Connecticut
"Tarriffs and the Expansion of the American Pig Iron Industry: 1870-1940"
[Paper]
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March 13, 2017
4:30pm No Workshop
"Spring Break"
March 20, 2017
10:15am No Workshop
"Spring Break"
March 27, 2017
4:00pm Martha Bailey, University of Michigan
"How Well Do Automated Methods Perform? Evidence from the LIFE-M Project" [Paper not available]
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April 3, 2017
3:50pm Matt Jaremski, Colgate University
"Stealing Deposits: Deposit Insurance, Risk-Taking and the Removal of Market Discipline in Early 20th Century Banks"
[Paper]
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April 10, 2017
4:00pm Price Fishback, University of Arizona
"New Deal Farm Programs and Their Impact on Cotton Farm Inputs and Outputs"
[Paper]
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April 17, 2017
4:00pm Robert Margo, Boston University
"Gallman Revisited: Blacksmithing and American Manufacturing, 1850-1880"
[Paper]
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April 24, 2017
4:00pm Trevon Logan, Ohio State University
"Do Black Politicians Matter?" [Paper not available]
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May 1, 2017
4:00pm Sharon Murphy, Providence College
"Slavery and Finance in the Antebellum American South" [Paper not available]
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