SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
Teachers’ Breakfast: 6.45 – 8 AM (Flagship Ballroom). Speaker: Dr. Ann Carlos (University of Colorado at Boulder). Open to those who purchased a ticket.
Historians’ Breakfast: 6.45 – 8 AM (Flagship Ballroom). Speaker: Dr. Ann Carlos (University of Colorado at Boulder). Open to those who purchased a ticket.
SESSION 3: Saturday 8:30 – 10:00 AM
A: Money, Trade, and Innovation during the Interwar Period(Plaza A)
Chair: Michael Bordo, Rutgers (firstname.lastname@example.org)
John Cantwell (Rutgers University) (email@example.com) and Anna Spadavecchia (University of Reading) (firstname.lastname@example.org), “Innovation and British Regions in the Interwar Period.”
Discussant: Jochen Streb, Hohenheim (Jochen.Streb@uni-hohenheim.de)
Masahiko Shibamoto (Kobe University) (email@example.com) and Masato Shizume (Bank of Japan) (firstname.lastname@example.org), “How Did Takahashi Korekiyo Rescue Japan from the Great Depression?”
Discussant: Albrecht Ritschl, LSE (A.O.Ritschl@lse.ac.uk)
Douglas Irwin (Dartmouth College and NBER) (email@example.com), “Did France Cause the Great Depression?”
Discussant: Marc Flandreau, Graduate Institute, Geneva (firstname.lastname@example.org)
B: Public Health and Demographic Change in Economic History (Plaza B)
Chair: John Brown, Clark University (JBrown@clarku.edu)
Gregory Niemesh (Vanderbilt University) (email@example.com), “Ironing Out Deficiencies: Evidence from the United States on the Economic Effects of Iron Deficiency.”
Discussant: Rick Steckel, Ohio State (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jonathan Fox (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research) (email@example.com) and Mikko Myrskylä (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research) (firstname.lastname@example.org), “Urban Fertility Responses to Local Government Programs: Evidence from the 1923-1932 U.S.”
Discussant: Martha Bailey, Michigan (email@example.com)
Alan Barreca, Tulane University and Rand Corporation (firstname.lastname@example.org), Karen Clay, Carnegie Mellon (email@example.com), and Joel Tarr, Carnegie Mellon (firstname.lastname@example.org), “Coal, Smoke, and Death.”
Discussant: Price Fishback (email@example.com)
C: Opiate of the Masses and Capital Accumulation: Religion from the Middle Ages to 19th Century Egypt (Seaport B&C)
Chair: Steven Nafziger, Williams College (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Anne McCants (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) (email@example.com) and Paul Hohenberg (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) (firstname.lastname@example.org), “Financing Cathedral Construction: an Investment in Social Overhead Capital?”
Discussant: Peter Temin, MIT (email@example.com)
Jared Rubin (Chapman University) (firstname.lastname@example.org), “Printing and Protestants: Reforming the Economics of the Reformation.”
Discussant: Jeremiah Dittmar, American University (email@example.com)
Mohamed Saleh (University of Southern California) (firstname.lastname@example.org ), “Laborers, Scribes, and Financiers: Modernization and Inter-Religious Human Capital Differentials in Mid- 19th Century Egypt.”
Discussant : Metin Cosgel, University of Connecticut (email@example.com)
Coffee Break: 10.00 – 10.30 AM (Plaza Lobby)
SESSION 4: Saturday 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
A: Networks and Markets: Integration and Disintegration (Plaza A)
Chair: Mark Carlson (Mark.A.Carlson@frb.gov)
Alexander J. Field (Santa Clara University) (firstname.lastname@example.org), “Railroads and Productivity Growth During the Depression.”
Discussant: Douglas Puffert, The King’s College (email@example.com)
John A. James (University of Virginia) (firstname.lastname@example.org), David F. Weiman (Barnard College) (email@example.com), and James McAndrews (Federal Reserve Bank of New York) (firstname.lastname@example.org), “Panics and the Disruption of Private Payments Networks: The United States in 1893 and 1907.”
Discussant: Hugh Rockoff, Rutgers (email@example.com)
Matthias Morys (University of York) (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Martin Ivanov (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) (email@example.com), “Business Cycles in South-East Europe 1870 – 2000: A Bayesian Dynamic Factor Model.”
Discussant: Eric Chaney, Harvard (firstname.lastname@example.org)
B: Wages, Kids, and Careers (Plaza B)
Chair: Dan Fetter, Wellesley College (email@example.com)
Andrew Seltzer (Royal Holloway, University of London) (firstname.lastname@example.org), “The Impact of Female Employment on Male Wages and Careers: Evidence from the English Banking Industry, 1890-1914.”
Discussant: Claudia Goldin, Harvard (email@example.com)
Gregory Clark (University of California, Davis) (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Neil Cummins (CUNY-Queens College) (email@example.com), “The Beckerian Family and the English Demographic Revolution of 1800.”
Discussant: Claudia Goldin. Harvard (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tomas Cvrcek, Clemson University (email@example.com), “Convergence and Catch-up at the Periphery? Living Standards in the Habsburg Empire, 1829 – 1910.”
Discussant: Max-Stephan Schulze, LSE (firstname.lastname@example.org)
C: You Call That (Technological) Progress? (Seaport B&C)
Chair: Anne McCants, MIT (email@example.com)
Claudia Rei (Vanderbilt University) (firstname.lastname@example.org), “Turning Points in Leadership: Shipping Technology in the Portuguese and Dutch Merchant Empires.”
Discussant: Jan DeVries (email@example.com)
James Bessen (Boston University School of Law) (firstname.lastname@example.org), “Was Mechanization De-Skilling? The Origins of Task-Biased Technical Change.”
Discussant: Bill Lazonick, University of Massachusetts, Lowell (William_Lazonick@uml.edu)
Peter Scott (University of Reading) (email@example.com), “The Origins of the Anglo-American 'Productivity Gap' in Electronics: The British and American Interwar Radio Equipment Industries.”
Discussant: Stephen Broadberry, LSE (S.N.Broadberry@lse.ac.uk)
Women’s Lunch: Noon – 1:00 PM (Flagship A). Co-organized by Simone Wegge and Juliette Levy. Open to those who purchased a ticket.
EHA Business Meeting: 1:00 – 2:00 PM (Lighthouse 1). Open to all conference participants.
Coffee Break: 2.00 – 2.30 PM (Lighthouse 1)
Dissertation Session: 2:15 – 4:15 PM (Lighthouse 1). Open to all conference participants.
Presidential Address: 4:45 – 5:45 PM (Lighthouse 1). Open to all conference participants.
Cocktail Reception: 6:30 – 7:30 PM (Lighthouse 2) Open to all conference participants.
Banquet: 7:30 – 9:30 PM (Lighthouse 1). Open to all those who purchased a ticket for this event.
President’s Party: 10 PM – 12 AM (Flagship A). Open to all conference participants and those invited by the President.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10