Economic History Seminar

Spring 2020

Virtual Seminars in Economic History are being offered from April through June 2020. Virtual seminars meet on Mondays from 11 am-12 pm Pacific / 2-3 pm Eastern / 8-9 pm Central European Summer Time. To receive virtual seminar announcements or suggest a paper, please sign up hereFor more details, visit www.petramoser.net/virthist.html.
 
Virtual Seminars
Date Name Topic
April 6 Martin Rotemberg "Railroads, Reallocation, and the Rise of American Manufacturing"
April 20 Martin Fernandez-Sanchez "Mass Emigration and Human Capital over a Century: Evidence from the Galician Diaspora"
April 27 Tania Babina "Crisis Innovation"
May 4 Sara Lowes "The Legacy of Colonial Medicine in Central Africa"
May 11 Katherine Eriksson "The Rise of the Know Nothing Party"
May 18 James Feigenbaum "How the Other Half Dies: Immigration and Mortality in US Cities"
June 1 Elizabeth Cascio "Opening the Door:  Migration and Self-Selection in a Restrictive Legal Immigration Regime"
June 8 Mara Squicciarini "Devotion and Development: Religiosity, Education, and Economic Progress in 19th-Century France"
June 15 Fabian Waldinger "Discrimination, Managers, and Firm Performance. Evidence from "Aryanizations" in Nazi Germany"



The following in-person seminars have been cancelled from April 3rd onward:
 
Date Name Topic
February 21 Jake Kantor
(NYU Stern Graduate Student)
"Dams, Flood Control, and Downstream Development"
March 6 Colin Weiss
(Federal Reserve Board)
“Intermediary Asset Pricing during the National Banking Era”
April 3 CANCELLED:
Charles Calomiris
(Columbia GSB)
"Interbank Connections, Contagion and Bank Distress in the Great Depression"
April 24 CANCELLED:
Philipp Jager
(RWI Essen)
“Pension Incentives and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Introduction of Universal Old-Age Assistance in the UK”
May 1

*8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

**This is a daylong mini-conference.

 
CANCELLED:
Marcella Alsan
(Harvard Kennedy School)

Brian Beach
(Vanderbilt)

Mark Anderson
(Montana State)

Casper Worm Hansen
(Copenhagen)

 


Please contact Petra Moser (pmoser@stern.nyu.edu), Walker Hanlon (whanlon@stern.nyu.edu), or Asma Imam (aimam@stern.nyu.edu) with any questions regarding the seminar.