EHA Breakfast: 7 – 8.30 AM (Plaza Lobby). Full breakfast free to all conference participants, compliments of EHA.
SESSION 5: Sunday 8:30 – 10:00 AM
A: Banking during the Great Depression (Plaza A)
Chair: Scott Sumner, Bentley University (
Mark Carlson (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve) ( and Jonathan Rose (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve) (, “Credit Availability and the Collapse of the Banking Sector in the 1930s.”
            Discussant: Joe Mason, LSU (
Mrdjan Mladjan (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) (, “Accelerating into the Abyss: Financial Dependence and the Great Depression.”
            Discussant:  Joe Mason, LSU (
Patrick Van Horn (New College of Florida) ( and Gary Richardson (University of California, Irvine and NBER) (, “When the Music Stopped: Transatlantic Contagion During  the Financial Crisis of 1931.”  
            Discussant: Olivier Accominetti (
B: From Here to There and from There to Here: Migration (Plaza B)
Chair: Jerry Friedman, Massachusetts (
Ran Abramitzky, Stanford (, Leah Boustan, UCLA (, and Katherine Eriksson, UCLA (, “A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration.”
            Discussant: Robert Margo, Boston University (
Marianne Wanamaker (University of Tennessee) ( and William Collins (Vanderbilt University) (, “The Great Migration of African Americans: New Insights from Linked Census Data.”
            Discussant: Chris Minns, LSE (
Martina Viarengo, LSE and Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (, Oriana Bandiera, LSE (, and Imran Rasul, University College London (, “The Making of Modern America: Accounting for Migratory Inflows and Outflows During the Age of Mass Migration.”
            Discussant: Farley Grubb, Delaware (
Coffee Break: 10.00 – 10.30 AM (Plaza Lobby)
SESSION 6: Sunday 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (Plaza A)
A: Financial Markets in Peace, War, and Civil Unrest
Chair: Eric Hilt, Wellesley College (
Caroline Fohlin (Johns Hopkins University) (, “Transforming the NYSE: Market Microstructure and Liquidity during World War I.
Discussant: David Chambers, Judge Business School, Cambridge (
Hans-Joachim Voth, Pompeu Fabra (, Jacopo Ponticelli, Pompeu Fabra (, “Austerity and Anarchy: A Century of Fiscal Consolidation and Social Unrest.
Discussant: Marc Weidenmier, Claremont McKenna (
Stefan Houpt, Carlos III, Madrid ( and Stefano Battilossi, Carlos III, Madrid (, “Predicting Institutional Collapse? Financial Markets and Political Violence at the Onset of the Spanish Civil War.
Discussant: Marc Weidenmier, Claremont McKenna (
B: Can You Spare a Dollar/Guilder/Quid Until Payday? Small Scale Lending from the 17th to 20th Centuries (Plaza B)
Chair: Martha Olney, University of California, Berkeley (
Christiaan van Bochove, Utrecht ( and Ton van Velzen, Dutch National Archives (, “Loans for Salaried Employees: The Case of the Dutch East India Company, 1602-1795.”  
Eoin McLaughlin (University of Edinburgh) (, “Regulation and Crises in Microfinance: Irish Loan Fund Societies, 1830-1914.”
 Gunnar Trumbull (Harvard Business School) (, “Regulating for Legitimacy: Consumer Credit Access in France and America.”
Discussant: Timothy Guinnane, Yale (
Conference ends at noon.