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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 ErikssonLink opens in a new window and Melissa ThomassonLink opens in a new window, we will continue meeting on Mondays 11-noon Vancouver / 2-3pm Boston / 7-8pm London. Follow us on TwitterLink opens in a new window

Past series: Spring 2020Link opens in a new window

Sep. 21
Petra Moser
Women in Science. Lessons from the Baby BoomLink opens in a new window
(with Scott Kim)
Sep. 28
Kilian Huber

Are Bigger Banks Better? Firm-level Evidence from GermanyLink opens in a new window

Oct. 5
Pauline Grosjean

Heroes and Villains: The Effects of Combat Heroism on Autocratic Values and Nazi Collaboration in FranceLink opens in a new window
(with Julia Cagé, Anna Dagorret and Saumitra Jha)

Oct. 12
Christian Dippel

O Captain! My Captain! Leadership and Team Cohesion in the Union ArmyLink opens in a new window
(with Andreas Ferrara)

Oct. 19
Michael Makowsky

Firearms and Violence Under Jim CrowLink opens in a new window
(with Patrick Warren)

Oct. 26
Ruixue Jia

The Nexus of Elites and War Mobilization: An Empirical InvestigationLink opens in a new window
(with Ying Bai and Jiaojiao Yang)

Nov. 2

Student session 1-3pm New York

Discrimination and Media Diversity: Historical Evidence from U.S. Radio StationsLink opens in a new window
by Lena Song (NYU)

Within-Group Heterogeneity in a Multi-Ethnic SocietyLink opens in a new window
by Miriam Artiles (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Public Goods Under Financial Distress: Evidence from Cities in the Great DepressionLink opens in a new window
by Pawel Janas (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern)

Public good or public “bad”? IndigenousLink opens in a new window institutions, nation-building, and the demand for road infrastructure in MexicoLink opens in a new window
by Eduardo Hidalgo (University of Cologne)

Nov. 9
Nico Lacetera

Does Scientific Progress Affect Cultural Change? A Digital Text AnalysisLink opens in a new window
(with Michela Giorcelli and Astrid Mariononi)

Nov. 16
Benjamin Marx

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

Nov. 23
Diana Van Patten

Multinationals, Monopsony and Local Development: Evidence from the United Fruit CompanyLink opens in a new window
(with Esteban Méndez-Chacón)

Nov. 30
Ömer Özak

Borderline Disorder: (De Facto) Historical Ethnic Borders and Contemporary Conflict in AfricaLink opens in a new window
(with Emilio Depetris-Chauvin)

Dec. 7
Luis Martinez

Technocratic Autocracy, Higher Education and Social MobilityLink opens in a new window 
(with Maria Angelica Bautista, Felipe Gonzaléz, Pablo Munoz and Mounu Prem)

Dec. 14
Sutanuka Roy

British Colonial Gender Reform and Human Capital InvestmentLink opens in a new window
(with Hiu F. Tam)

Co-organised with Bitsy PerlmanLink opens in a new window and Felipe Valencia CaicedoLink opens in a new window