Economic History Seminar

Fall 2020

Seminar Time & Location:

Fridays, 9-10am ET
Zoom (Links shared with the Economic History mailing list. To join the mailing list, please contact Erica Loh.)

September 25: "The Rise of the Engineer: Inventing the Professional Inventor During the Industrial Revolution"

Walker Hanlon (NYU Stern)

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October 16: "The Impact of Interwar Protection: Evidence from India"

Kevin O'Rourke (NYU Abu Dhabi)

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October 23: "Women in Science. Lessons from the Baby Boom"

Petra Moser (NYU Stern)

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October 30: "Understanding Persistence"

Morgan Kelly (University College Dublin)

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December 4: "Economic Geography Aspects of the Panama Canal"

Ferdinand Rauch (Oxford)

Please contact Petra Moser (, Walker Hanlon (, or Erica Loh ( with any questions regarding the seminar.