Economic History Workshop

Organized by: Tim Guinnane

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 11, 2017
4:00pm Claire LeMercier, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) / Veronica Santarosa, University of Michigan Law School
"Beyond the Personal-Anonymous Divide: Agency Relations in Powers of Attorney in France, 18th–19th Centuries"
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
September 18, 2017
4:00pm Joshua Hausman, Ford School/University of Michigan
"Recovery from the Great Depression: The Farm Channel in Spring 1933"
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
September 25, 2017
4:00pm Katherine Eriksson, University of California Davis
"Death in the Promised Land: The Great Migration and Black Infant Mortality"
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
October 2, 2017
4:00pm Claudia Steinwender, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Drivers of Fragmented Production Chains: Evidence from the 19th Century" (joint with Reka Juhasz, Columbia University)
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
October 9, 2017
4:00pm Jonathan Pritchett, Tulane University
"Demographic Causes and Consequences of the Interregional Slave Trade: The Slave Breeding Hypothesis"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
October 16, 2017
4:00pm Andrew Goodman-Bacon, Vanderbilt University
"Family Structure and Welfare Participation in the 1960S: The Role of Legal Services"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
October 23, 2017
4:00pm Paul Erdkamp, Free University, Brussels
"Malthus, Climate and the Decline of the Roman World: Some Critical Remarks"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
October 30, 2017
4:00pm Elisabeth Perlman, Division of Economic Studies/Census Bureau
"TBA"
November 6, 2017
4:00pm Guillaume Calafat, University of Paris
"Trials as Economic Opportunities? Merchants in Courts During the First Half of the 17th Century"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
November 13, 2017
4:00pm Stephen Haber, Stanford University
"The Ecological Origins of Political and Economic Systems"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
November 20, 2017
4:00pm No Seminar
"Fall Break"
November 27, 2017
4:00pm Daniel Raff, Wharton School/University of Pennsylvania
"TBA"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
December 4, 2017
4:00pm James Feigenbaum, Princeton University
"TBA"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
December 11, 2017
4:00pm Zorina Khan, Bowdoin College
"TBA"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
February 19, 2018
4:00pm Shari Eli, University of Toronto
"TBA"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
February 26, 2018
4:00pm Guido Alfani, Bocconi University
"Economic Inequality in Preindustrial Europe, 1300-1800"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
March 5, 2018
4:00pm Meng Zhang, University of California Los Angeles
"Merchant Guilds, Collective Taxation, and Local Government Finance in Nineteenth-Century China" (working title)
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
March 12, 2018
4:00pm No Workshop
"Spring Break"
March 19, 2018
4:00pm No Workshop
"Spring Break"
March 26, 2018
4:00pm Giovanni Ceccarelli, University of Parma
"The Making of a Market for Sea Risks: Florence in the XIVth-XVIth Centuries"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
April 2, 2018
4:00pm Laura Salisbury, York University (visiting Yale)
"TBA"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
April 9, 2018
4:00pm Edson Severnini, Carnegie Mellon University
"TBA"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
April 16, 2018
4:00pm TBA
"TBA"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
April 23, 2018
4:00pm Oscar Gelderblom, Utrecht University
"TBA"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
April 30, 2018
4:00pm Silvia Marzagalli, University of Nice
"TBA"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106