Economic History Seminar

Spring 2021

Seminar Times & Location:

Fridays, 9 - 10 am ET or 12:30 - 1:30 pm ET (when joint with Political Economy Seminar)
Zoom (Links shared with the Economic History mailing list. To join the mailing list, please contact Asma Imam.)

February 5th, 12:30-1:30 pm ET: "Heroes and Villains: The Effects of Combat Heroism on Autocratic Values and Nazi Collaboration in France"

Pauline Grosjean (University of New South Wales)

Joint with Political Economy Seminar

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February 12th, 12:30-1:30 pm ET: "It Takes Money to Make MPs: 150 Years of British Campaign Spending"

Julia Cagé (Sciences Po Paris)

Joint with Political Economy Seminar

February 19th, 12:30-1:30 pm ET: "Swords into Bank Shares"

Saum Jha (Stanford GSB)

Joint with Political Economy Seminar

February 26th, 2:00-3:00 pm ET: "Persecution and Escape: Professional Networks and High-Skilled Emigration from Nazi Germany"

Sascha Becker (University of Warwick)

Joint with Political Economy Seminar

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April 16th, 12:30-1:30 pm ET: "Do Youth Employment Programs Work? Evidence from the New Deal"

Adriana Lleras-Muney (University of California, Los Angeles)

Joint with Political Economy Seminar

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April 23rd, 9 - 10 am ET: "Long-Term Effects of Equal Sharing: Evidence from Inheritance Rules for Land"

Charlotte Bartels (German Institute for Economic Research) & Simon Jäger (MIT)

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April 30th, 9 - 10 am ET: TBA

James Fenske (University of Warwick)

May 7th, 12:30 - 1:30 pm ET: "The Racial Wealth Gap 1860-2020"

Ellora Derenoncourt (University of California, Berkeley)

Joint with Political Economy Seminar



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.