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Nicholas Craft @70

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Nicholas Craft @70

A conference to celebrate the career of Professor Nicholas Crafts will be held at the University of Warwick on 15 and 16 March 2019.

15-16 March 2019,
Radcliffe Conference Centre, University of Warwick

Sunday, 24 March

9.00 - 09.25

Registration and Coffee


Welcome: Jeremy Smith ( University of Warwick) and Sascha Becker (University of Warwick)

09.30 – 10.30

Chair: Mark Thomas
Keynote Lecture: Joel Mokyr (Northwestern University): British Economic Exceptionalism: the Industrial Revolution Revisited for the n-th Time

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee/Tea Break

11.00 - 11.45

Karine van der Beek (Ben-Gurion University): Wheels of Change: The Domesday Origins of Human Capital on the Eve of the Industrial Revolution

11:45 – 12:30

Knick Harley (University of Oxford): The Industrial Revolution in General Equilibrium

12:30 – 13.45

Chair: Bishnupriya Gupta

13.45 – 14.30

Max Schulze (London School of Economics): Growth, Geography and Regional Inequality: The Habsburg Empire in the Late 19th Century

14.30 – 15.15

Niko Wolf (Humboldt - University of Berlin): The Return of Regional Inequality: Europe from 1900 to Today