Economic History Workshop

Nov 21

Economic History Workshop

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Business School, Baker Hall

"Firm Organization and Partnership Mortality in Egypt between 1910 and 1921"

Speaker:

Cihan Artnuc, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Arizona.

Contact:

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu
(617) 496-5079

Nov 07

Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"The Effects of Cash Transfers on Health"

Speaker:

Shari Eli, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto.

Contact:

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu
(617) 496-5079

Oct 31

Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer Center, M-16 North Yard

"Is Causal Understanding Necessary for Cultural Adaptation?"

Speaker:

Robert Boyd, Origins Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University.

Moderators and Chairs:

Eric Chaney, Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Melissa Dell, Faculty Associate. Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Harvard University.

Oct 24

The Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"Ethnicity Dynamics and Economic Performance in US Counties: 1850–2010"

Speaker:

Scott Fulford, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Boston College.

Contact:

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu
(617) 496-5079

Oct 17

Joint International Economics Workshop and Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"Tariff Incidence: Evidence from US Sugar Duties, 1890–1930"

This event is joint between the International Economics Workshop and the Economic History Workshop.

Speaker:

Douglas Irwin, John Sloan Dickey Third Century Professor in the Social Sciences, Dartmouth College.

Contact:

Jane Trahan
jtrahan@harvard.edu
(617) 496-0062

or

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu
(617) 496-5079

Oct 10

The Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"Dust Bowl Migrants: Selection and Migration Patterns of Environmental Refugees"

Speaker:

Rick Hornbeck, Dunwalke Associate Professor of American History, Harvard University (visiting University of Chicago).

Moderators:

Eric Chaney, Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Melissa Dell, Faculty Associate. Department of Economics, Harvard University. Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Harvard University.

Sep 26

The Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"The Effects of Labor Unions on Elections and Policy"

Speaker:

James Feigenbaum, PhD Candidate, Harvard University (Job Market Presentation).

Contact:

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu
617-496-5079

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