Information on all the travel options can be found here: The hotel link page also features information about likely taxi and other transportation costs. The closest airport is the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (6 miles from the hotel). Another typical option for a traveler to the D.C. area is the Dulles International Airport […]

Book Exhibit

The Economic History Association will hold its 73rd Annual Meeting at the Hilton Arlington hotel on September 20-22, 2013. We hope to welcome over 250 participants, including top scholars in the fields of history, economics, and political science, from around the world. We invite you to participate in our tabletop book exhibit, or advertise in […]

Graduate Students

Paper Presenters: Graduate students who are accepted to present a paper in the regular program are eligible for the same benefits as those who are selected for the poster session (see below for details).   Poster Session: This session, presented during two days of the conference in the general meeting areas, is intended for disseminating […]

Detailed Schedule

Detailed Schedule   Friday, September 20 Authors Title Chair/Discussant Session 1 Institutions and Geography Steven Nafziger (Williams College) Scott Abramson (Princeton University) The Origins of the Territorial State Jean-Laurent Rosenthal (Caltech) Karen Clay (Carnegie Mellon University) Resources, Politics, Economics, and Curses: Evidence from the United States 1929-2002 Gavin Wright (Stanford University) William F. Maloney (World […]


Full program booklet can be found here.   "Rules of the game" for the paper sessions: The sessions will last 90 minutes each (except Friday, 3-5 pm; 120 minutes). Authors will have 15 minutes to present their papers. Session chairs should encourage compliance with this time limit. The rooms will have standard presentation equipment (Windows […]


The 2013 EHA Meetings conference hotel is the Hilton in Arlington, VA.   Hotel Description: Hilton Arlington is the perfect Washington, D.C., hotel. Conveniently located in the upscale community of Ballston just minutes from I-66, I-95 and I-395, our nation’s capital and Ronald Reagan National Airport are both just four miles away. And the White […]


The annual meetings online registration system is now CLOSED. This system was open until August 15, 2013. You can also register on site at the conference at slightly higher rates. Meeting Year: 2013

Economic History Association 2013 Annual Meeting

The conference has already taken place. You can find information on the schedule, travel, and hotel in the program booklet. Moreover, you can download the restaurant guide for the Ballston area here. You can download the full program booklet here. For further information, contact Meetings Coordinator Jari Eloranta at: