Workshop in Economic History

The workshop normally meets on Thursday afternoon from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in the Economics Department Seminar Room (Andersen 3204), unless otherwise indicated.

Date & TimeSpeaker and Title
May 7, 2015
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Ralf Meisenzahl (Federal Reserve Board of Governors): "Origins of Persistent Difference in Human Capital Accumulation"
May 14, 2015
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Daniel Fetter (Wellesley College): "Title TBA"
May 21, 2015
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Daniel Eli (University of Toronto): "Title TBA"
May 28, 2015
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Hugh Rockoff (Rutgers University): "O.M.W. Sprague and the Great Depression"
May 28, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Hugh Rockoff (Rutgers University): "It's Always the Shadow Banks: the Failures that Ignited America's Financial Panics"   Reservations by 3pm on Monday May 25.
June 4, 2015
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Brian Beach (University of Pittsburgh): "Municipalization of European waterworks and deaths from waterborne diseases"