Program of the Fall2020 YSI Economic History Graduate Webinars

Dear all,
We are pleased to announce the Fall/Winter program for its 2020-2021 Economic History Graduate Webinar Series.
We are very excited by the lineup of presenters and look forward to our future discussions.
The webinar sessions will run for 60’ every other Tuesday on Zoom at 5pm CET (11am EDT, 8am PDT).
If you want to attend our webinar series, please register here:
The program is as follows:

  • Sept 29: Ezra Karger, The University of Chicago, The Long-Run Effect of Public Libraries on Children: Evidence from the Early 1900s
  • Oct 13: Alejandro Ayuso, Carlos III University, Winners of Japanese colonization in Manchuria 1907-1945
  • Oct 27: Katherine Hauck, University of Arizona, Farm Production in Purchased and Homesteaded Farms in Kansas, circa 1870
  • Nov 10: Adam Frost, Harvard University, “Speculation and Profiteering”: Entrepreneurial transformation of socialist China
  • Nov 24: Vitantonio Mariella, Sapienza University, Tenancy contracts and social capital at the origins of the North-South divide in Italy
  • Dec 08: Vincent Delabastita, KU Leuven, The Feudal Origins of Manorial Prosperity in 11th-century England
  • Jan 12: Iris Xuanyu Fu, University of California, Los Angeles, Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth Loss: Evidence from the Freedman’s Bank
  • Jan 26: Damian Clavel, Oxford University, A Miskitu Loan in the City of London?
  • The abstracts of the papers presented can be found on here.

If you have any questions on this webinar series, please contact us at [email protected].

The YSI graduate seminar in Economic history is a joint collaboration between Ester Treccani, Jean Lacroix, Jordi Caum Julio, Maylis Avaro and Xabier Garcia Fuente, with support from The Young Scholars Initiative, from the Institute for New Economic Thinking in New York and the Center for Finance and Development of the Graduate Institute of Geneva. Organizational details are subject to change.