Economic History Workshop

Apr 10

Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"The Space Race: Innovation and Productivity in US Cities"

Speaker:

Shawn Kantor, Professor of Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Contact:

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

Apr 03

Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"Unbundling the Spanish Inquisition”

Speaker:

Mauricio Drelichman, Associate Professor of Economics, University of British Columbia.

Contact:

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

Mar 27

Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

TBA

Speaker:

Joel Mokyr, Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Economics and History, Northwestern University.

Contact:

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

Mar 06

Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"Educational Outcomes of Biological versus Adopted Children in 1880-1930 and 2000"

Speakers:

Chiaki Moriguchi, Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research; Professor, Institute for Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo.

John Parman, Assistant Professor of Economics, College of William and Mary.

Contact:

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

Feb 27

CANCELLED: Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the Kuba Kingdom"

Please Note: This event has been cancelled.

Speaker:

Nathan Nunn, Professor of Economics, Harvard University.

Contact:

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

Feb 20

Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"Watersheds in Infant Mortality: Massachusetts, 1880 to 1915"

Speakers:

Marcy Alsan, Stanford Medical School.

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

Contact:

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

Feb 13

Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"The Political Legacy of American Slavery"

Speaker:

Matthew Blackwell, Assistant Professor of Government, Harvard University.

Contact:

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

Feb 06

Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the Kuba Kingdom"

Speaker:

Nathan Nunn, Professor of Economics, Harvard University.

Contact:

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

Dec 05

Economic History Workshop

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer M-16, North Yard

"The Effects of Government Old Age Support on Private Behavior: Evidence from the Early Stages of the U.S. Social Security Program"

Speakers:

Dan Fetter, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Wellesley College.

Lee Lockwood, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Northwestern University.

Contact:

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

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

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