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Economic History Seminar

Spring 2017

Date     Location  Name            Topic
January 27th KMC
Nathan Nunn (Harvard) Migrants and the Making of America: The Short- and Long-Run Effects of Immigration during the Age of Mass Migration
Febuary 2nd Columbia University    
Febuary 10th KMC
Martin Rotemberg
Anatomy of a Devaluation: Economic Consequences of Black Wednesday
March 2nd Columbia University    
March 10th KMC
Nico Voigtlaender
(UCLA, visiting Harvard)
The Medieval Roots of Democratization:
From the Norman Conquest of England to the Great Reform Act
March 31st KMC
Leah Boustan (UCLA) Inter-generational transmission of wealth shocks: Evidence from the US Civil War
April 6th Columbia University Steve Haber  
April 7th
Paola Giuliano
Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change
April 21st KMC
Joint with IO Seminar
Jose Espin
Playing Checkers in Chinatown
May 4th Columbia University    
May 5th KMC
Nathaniel Hilger (BROWN) Upward Mobility and Discrimination: the Case of Asian Americans

Seminar Time & Location

2:15-3:45 PM 
KMC 7-191

Kaufman Management Center
Stern School of Business
44 West 4th Street
New York, NY 10012

Please contact Petra Moser ( or Ariah Dow ( with any questions regarding the seminar.