Spring 2021 program of the YSI Graduate seminar in Economic History

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the third YSI Economic History Graduate Webinar this Spring, to which we are happy to add the support of the European Historical Economics Society.

The sessions will take place on Thursdays at 5pm CET, beginning on April 29, and will last 1hour. Each session will include a presentation by a young scholar followed by a discussion with a senior scholar of the field and then an open Q&A session to the presenter and to the senior chair.
The registration form for the series is here.

The program is as follows:
April 29: Anil Menon (University of Michigan). Refugees and the Radical Right: Evidence from Post-WWII Forced Migrations.
May 6: Karolin Süß (Ruhr Graduate School in Economics). On the origins of historical inheritance customs,gender norms and economic performance.
May 13: Viktor Malein (University of Southern Denmark). Human Capital and Industrialization: The Case of German Colonists in the Late Imperial Russia.
May 20: Gan Jin (University of Freiburg). Circle of Fortune: The Long-Term Impact of Western Customs Institution in China.
May 27: Pablo Fernández Cebrián (University of Barcelona). Withdrawal of the state: The provision of primary schooling in Mozambique under indigenato.
June 3: André Lanza (University of São Paulo). From “Arms to The Farm” To Landowners? Immigration and Economic Mobility In São Paulo (1886-1905).
June 10: Zhihao Xu (UCLA). Price Convergence Through a Financial Network: Does Financial Integration Impact Price Integration in Real Sectors

The abstracts of the papers can be found here.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us at [email protected].

Best regards,

The YSI Graduate Webinar in Economic history is a joint collaboration between Ester Treccani, Jordi Caum Julio, Maylis Avaro and Xabier Garcia Fuente, with support from the Institute for New Economic Thinking and the European Historical Economics Society.