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Virtual Economic History Seminar - Fall 2020

Virtual Economic History Seminar

Following the Spring 2020 seminars co-organised by Petra Moser, Katherine Eriksson and Melissa Thomasson, we will continue meeting on Mondays 11-noon Vancouver / 2-3pm Boston / 7-8pm London. Follow us on Twitter

Past series: Spring 2020

Sep. 21
Petra Moser
Women in Science. Lessons from the Baby Boom
(with Scott Kim) -- recording
Sep. 28
Kilian Huber

Are Bigger Banks Better? Firm-level Evidence from Germany
-- recording

Oct. 5
Pauline Grosjean

Heroes and Villains: The Effects of Combat Heroism on Autocratic Values and Nazi Collaboration in France
(with Julia Cagé, Anna Dagorret and Saumitra Jha) -- recording

Oct. 12
Christian Dippel

O Captain! My Captain! Leadership and Team Cohesion in the Union Army
(with Andreas Ferrara) -- recording

Oct. 19
Michael Makowsky

Firearms and Violence Under Jim Crow
(with Patrick Warren) -- recording

Oct. 26
Ruixue Jia

The Nexus of Elites and War Mobilization: An Empirical Investigation
(with Ying Bai and Jiaojiao Yang) -- recording

Nov. 2

Student session 1-3pm New York

Discrimination and Media Diversity: Historical Evidence from U.S. Radio Stations
by Lena Song (NYU)

Within-Group Heterogeneity in a Multi-Ethnic Society
by Miriam Artiles (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Public Goods Under Financial Distress: Evidence from Cities in the Great Depression
by Pawel Janas (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern) -- recording

Public good or public “bad”? Indigenous institutions, nation-building, and the demand for road infrastructure in Mexico
by Eduardo Hidalgo (University of Cologne) -- recording (from min 31)

Nov. 9
Nico Lacetera

Does Scientific Progress Affect Cultural Change? A Digital Text Analysis
(with Michela Giorcelli and Astrid Mariononi) -- recording

Nov. 16
Benjamin Marx

J'Accuse! Antisemitism and Financial Markets in the Time of the Dreyfus Affair
(with Quoc-Anh Do, Roberto Galbiati and Miguel A. Ortiz Serrano) -- recording

Nov. 23
Diana Van Patten

Multinationals, Monopsony and Local Development: Evidence from the United Fruit Company
(with Esteban Méndez-Chacón)

Nov. 30
Ömer Özak

Borderline Disorder: (De Facto) Historical Ethnic Borders and Contemporary Conflict in Africa
(with Emilio Depetris-Chauvin) -- recording

Dec. 7
Luis Martinez

Technocratic Autocracy, Higher Education and Social Mobility 
(with Maria Angelica Bautista, Felipe Gonzaléz, Pablo Munoz and Mounu Prem) -- recording

Dec. 14
Sutanuka Roy

British Colonial Gender Reform and Human Capital Investment
(with Hiu F. Tam)

Co-organised with Bitsy Perlman and Felipe Valencia Caicedo