Annual Conference 2023 – Draft programme

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Friday 31 March

0900-1030          Meeting of Economic History Society Publications Committee (S0.17)
1030-1330           Meeting of Economic History Society Council (Library 2)
1200-1700           Registration (Ramphal Foyer)
1300-1345           Lunch (for early arrivals) (Rootes Restaurant)

1400-1530           New Researchers’ Session I (6 parallel sessions)

NRIA:       Reforms in Eastern Europe
(chair: Tony Moore) (Ramphal 0.12)

Village self-governance and economic conditions in the rural Russian Empire after the abolition of serfdom
Dmitry Ismagilov (King’s College London)

Elite response to threat of revolution: Evidence from Prussia
Carola Stapper, Erik Hornung (University of Cologne) & Noam Yuchtman (London School of Economics)

NRIB:       Education and Innovation
(chair: James Fenske) (Ramphal 0.14)

Breaking tradition: Teacher-student effects at English universities during the Scientific Revolution
Julius Koschnick (London School of Economics)

Financial development and patents during the First Industrial Revolution: England and Wales
Jinlin Wei (University of Warwick)

‘We don’t need no education’: Human capital formation and social immobility in industrialising Coventry, 1790-1850
Louis Henderson (University of Oxford) & Moritz Kaiser (University of Edinburgh)

NRIC:       Gender and Social Mobility
(chair: Jennifer Aston) (Ramphal 1.03)

Property rights and fertility: Evidence from 19th and 20th-century United States
Cora Neumann (University of Warwick)

All rise: Mobility of social status in late-industrial England (1850-1910)
Ryah Thomas (University of Oxford)

Intergenerational mobility of Jews in the Netherlands, 1812-1922
Joris Kok (International Institute of Social History)

NRID:       Financial Markets
(chair: John Turner) (Ramphal 1.04)

Rational bubble or mythical mania? Re-examining 1790s English and Welsh joint stock canal companies
Edwin Koenck (Queen’s University Belfast)

Golden fetters or credit boom gone bust? A reassessment of capital flows in the interwar period
Lukas Maximilian Diebold (University of Mannheim)

NRIE:       Health
(chair: Eric Schneider) (Ramphal 2.41)

The purpose of pesthouses in early modern England
Charlie Udale (London School of Economics)

Workplace-injury compensation in the British Empire, 1928-38
Stephanie van Dam (University of Cambridge)

1530-1600           Tea (Ramphal)

1600-1730           New Researchers’ Session II (8 parallel sessions)

NRIIA:      Military and Financial Capacity
(chair: Jonathan Chapman) (Ramphal 0.12)

Microfinance intermediaries and financial networks in the provinces of Carniola and Lower Styria until World War I
Nataša Henig Miščič (Institute of Contemporary History / University of Primorska )

From taxation to fighting for the nation: Historical fiscal capacity and military draft evasion during World War I
Luca Bagnato (UCLA)

Choosing national identity: The case of South Tyrol
Emilio Esguerra, Sebastian Hager (University of Munich) & Alexia Lochmann (Harvard University)

NRIIB:      Education in Asia
(chair: Neil Cummins) (Ramphal 0.14)

Confucian literati and long-run development in Northern Vietnam
Meng Liu & Tomoki Fujii (Singapore Management University)

Parental dictates: Marriage sorting and social mobility in Imperial China, 1614-1854
Xizi Luo (London School of Economics)

Coeducation, female human capital accumulation, and the evolution of gender norms
Bin Huang (University of Zurich) & Yuchen Lin (University of Warwick)

NRIIC:      Life and Work in Sweden
(chair: Edmund Cannon) (Ramphal 1.03)

Consumption and living standards in early modern rural households: Probate evidence from Southern Sweden, c.1680-1860
Marcus Falk (Lund University)

Women and children in factories: Did mechanization increase the demand for low-cost labour in Sweden?
Suvi Heikkuri, Svante Prado & Yoshihiro Sato (University of Gothenburg)

Women, migration, and occupational mobility: Swedish female immigrants in the US, 1886-1910
Marcos Castillo (Lund University)

NRIID:      Land and Inequality
(chair: Daniel R. Curtis) (Ramphal 1.04)

Living off the land? Land ownership inequality and the emergence of agrarian capitalism in early modern Holland
Bram Hilkens (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Land distribution in pre-industrial Luxembourg: A comparison of urban and rural areas
Sonia Schifano (Bocconi University)

Mobility of the innocents: Foundlings and their descendants in 19th-century Florence
Giuliana Freschi, Giacomo Gabbuti (Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies) & Brian A’Hearn (University of Oxford)

NRIIE:      Government and Regulation
(chair: Catherine Schenk) (Ramphal 1.13)

Irish economic data and Nationalist public discourse prior to self-government, 1893-1923
Anna Devlin (Trinity College Dublin)

Building economic security: politics and banking regulation in Germany, 1900-44
Robert Yee (Princeton University)

Regulators’ information strategy in financial and banking crises: The Bank of England and the secondary banking crisis, 1973/74
Raphael Heim (University of Oxford)

NRIIF:       Pre-modern Credit
(chair: Anne Murphy) (Ramphal 1.15)

The participation of women in urban finances in late medieval Vienna, between 1350 and 1450
Anna Molnar (King’s College London)

Personal banking in London, 1672-1780
Philip Winterbottom (University of London)

‘Persons in all situations in life’: The use of annuity loans in the 18th-century financial market
Diane Clements (University of London)

NRIIG:      Economic Geography
(chair: Jim Tomlinson) (Ramphal 2.41)

Former colonials and their move into new lines of work in decolonising Britain
Rebecca Orr (European University Institute)

A perfect storm and the natural endowments of trade-enabling infrastructure
Christian Vedel (University of Southern Denmark)

The sub-regional character of deindustrialisation in England and Wales, 1971-91
James Evans (University of Oxford)

NRIIH:      Colonial Inheritances
(chair: Judith Spicksley) (Ramphal 3.41)

Welfare and real wages in Bahia, 1572-1920
Guilherme Lambais (University of Lisbon) & Nuno Palma (University of Manchester)

The legacy of the Spanish Conquista in the Andes: Mining mita, persistent social unrest, and cultural divergence
César Huaroto & Francisco Gallego (PUC Chile)

Land tenure in Ghana and Sierra Leone, 1945-2020
Sakae Gustafson (University of Cambridge)

1730-1830           Open meeting for women in economic history (all welcome) (Ramphal 0.12)

1815-1900           Council reception for NR and 1st-time delegates (Ramphal foyer)

1900-1945           Plenary lecture (Ramphal Lecture Theatre)

                                    Measuring national wellbeing in the past
                                      Daniel Sgroi (University of Warwick)

2000-2115          Dinner (Panorama, Rootes Building)

2115-2130           Meeting of NR Prize Committee (Ramphal 0.12)

2145-2245          Pub Quiz (Panorama, Rootes Building)

Bar available until late (Panorama, Rootes Building)


Saturday 1 April

0800-0900           Breakfast (Rootes Restaurant)

0900-1030           Academic Session I (7 parallel sessions)

ASIA:     Female Labour Force Participation
(chair: Judith Spicksley) (Ramphal 0.14)

Cotton handloom weaving c.1780-1813; women and children hiding in plain sight?
Keith Sugden (University of Cambridge)

Marriage is hard work: Women’s work in the breadwinner economy
Joseph Day (University of Bristol)

The gender wage gap during import substitution industrialisation, 1940-80
Enrique de la Rosa Ramos (King’s College London)

ASIB:     Colonial Public Goods
(chair: Avner Offer) (Ramphal 1.03)

Decolonisation and the efficiency of public goods provision: Evidence from India
James Fenske & Bishnupriya Gupta, Yuchen Lin (University of Warwick) & Latika Chaudhary (Naval Postgraduate School)

Institutions, local agency, and allegiance: Healthcare provision in colonial India
Jordi Caum Julio (Universitat de Barcelona)

Pueblos de Indios c.1800 and municipal development in Mexico
Luz Arias (CIDE)

ASIC:     The British Capital Market
(chair: Rui Pedro Esteves) (Ramphal 1.04)

The trade in sovereign debt and investors’ social circles in late 17th-century England
Ling-Fan Li (National Tsing Hua University)

The South Sea Company and the restructuring of national debt: Origins, winners, and losers
François Velde (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

When land dominates access to finance: Crowding out effects of land enclosures during Britain’s industrial revolution
Karine van der Beek, Lior Farbman (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) & Tomer Ifergane (London School of Economics)

ASID:     Monetary History
(chair: Stuart Henderson) (Ramphal 1.13)

The Gold Standard and the rules of the game: Lessons from the Uruguayan experience
Nektarios Aslanidis (Universitat Rovira e Virgili) & Gastón Díaz (Universidad de la República)

Adjustments and vicissitudes: The indirect banknote issuance in Republican China, 1915-49
Meng Wu, Nuno Palma (University of Manchester), Xin Dong (University of Liaoning) & Debin Ma (University of Oxford)

ASIE:      Long-term Drivers of Inequality
(chair: Bernard Harris) (Ramphal 1.15)

Globalization, welfare, and inequality: Evidence from transoceanic market integration, 1815-1913
David Chilosi (King’s College London) & Giovanni Federico (NYU, Abu Dhabi)

The unequal effects of the early 1980s UK recession
Meredith Paker (Grinnell College)

Subjective well-being in Spain’s decline, 1570-1700
Leandro Prados de la Escosura & Carlos Álvarez-Nogal (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

ASIF:     Economic Geography
(chair: Anna Missiaia) (Ramphal 2.41)

The growth of English medieval towns, 1066-1524
Mark Casson (University of Reading) & Catherine Casson (University of Manchester)

The geography of economic opportunity in 19th-century Canada
Chris Minns (London School of Economics), Luiza Antonie, Kris Inwood (University of Guelph) & Fraser Summerfield (St Francis Xavier University)

Putting credit on the map: Lending and borrowing in the Antwerp region, 1835-1900
Ruben Peeters & Rogier van Kooten (University of Antwerp)

ASIG:     Technology Diffusion
(chair: Melanie Xue) (Ramphal 3.41)

Rethinking URK: Travelling facts, knowledge transfer, and the case of painting on cloth with indigo
Alka Raman (London School of Economics)

The great speed up: Early telecommunications development in the Andes, Colombia, 1850-1930
Carlos Brando (CESA)

The international market for inventions: The UK and the USA in the interwar period
Anna Spadavecchia (University of Strathclyde)

0900-1030           Meet the Editor (by invitation only) (Ramphal 0.12)

1030-1100           Coffee (Ramphal)

1100-1230           Academic Session II (7 parallel sessions)

ASIIA:    The Politics of Numbers
(chair: Jim Tomlinson) (Ramphal 0.12)

Mortality and the Poor Law in England and Wales c.1830-1860 – an exploratory analysis
Simon Szreter (University of Cambridge) & Gabriel Mesevage (King’s College London)

The rhetoric of numbers: Political economy of standard of living measurements in Victorian and Edwardian England
Aashish Velkar (University of Manchester)

What counts in the periphery? Evidence from Indian and Nigerian National Accounts
Maria Bach (University of Lausanne) & Wilhelm Aminoff (American University of Paris)

ASIIB:    Female Empowerment
(chair: Jane Humphries) (Ramphal 0.14)

Women’s wages and empowerment: Pre-industrial Japan, 1600-1890
Yuzuru Kumon (Norwegian School of Economics ) & Kazuho Sakai (University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo)

Women as capital lenders in 19th-century Yorkshire: Evidence from the Registers of Deeds
Joan Heggie (Independent scholar)

Becoming ‘co-ed’: A Protestant gift to China
Yiling Zhao, Se Yan & Ningning Ma (Peking University)

ASIIC:    The Legacies of Colonialism
(chair: Bishnupriya Gupta) (Ramphal 1.03)

How well do we understand cotton imperialism in Africa? A comparative approach
Michiel de Haas (Wageningen University)

Rethinking ‘gentlemanly capitalism’: The 1847 financial crisis and the British Empire
Charles Read (University of Cambridge)

ASIID:    Global Finance
(chair: Catherine Schenk) (Ramphal 1.04)

Living La Vida Loca? Investing in Latin America, 1870-1929
Áine Gallagher, Gareth Campbell (Queen’s University Belfast) & Richard Grossman (Wesleyan University)

Foreign exchange controls and deviations from the Law of One Price in FX markets, 1895-2020
Victor Degorce (EHESS)

ASIIE:    Social Mobility and Exclusion
(chair: Chris Minns) (Ramphal 1.13)

A medieval ‘middling sort’:? The relationship between wealth, political authority, and inequality in East Anglian villages, c.1300-c.1550
Spike Gibbs (University of Mannheim)

Residential segregation in the Ottoman Empire, 1650-1870
Ali Coşkun Tunçer (University College London) & Gürer Karagedikli (Middle East Technical University)

Mind your language: The decline of the Irish language in 19th-century Ireland
Alan Fernihough, Chris Colvin (Queen’s University Belfast) & Eoin McLaughlin (University College Cork)

ASIIF:    Taxation
(chair: Rick Trainor) (Ramphal 1.15)

Financing the nations: A story of rent-seeking
Graeme Roy (University of Glasgow), Stuart McIntyre (University of Strathclyde) & James Mitchell (University of Edinburgh)

‘Hidden in open view’: Estate Duty and attitudes to inherited wealth
Marie Fletcher (University of the West of Scotland) & John Wilson (Northumbria University)

The distributive effects of consumption taxes
Sara Torregrosa-Hetland (Lund University) & Oriol Sabaté (Universitat de Barcelona)

ASIIG:   Trade and Protectionism
(chair: Kevin O’Rourke) (Ramphal 2.41)

A company as a solution for networks? The Anglo-Dutch Atlantic in the 17th century
Joris van den Tol (University of Cambridge)

The rise of American and German exports to Australasia, 1890-1913: Composition or competition?
Brian Varian (Newcastle University)

Were currency depreciations in the 1970s and 1980s beggar-my-neighbour?
Jonas Ljungberg (Lund University)

1100-1230           Meet the Editor (by invitation only) (Ramphal 3.41)

1230-1330           Lunch (Rootes Restaurant)

1315-1400           New Researcher Poster Session (Ramphal 0.03/0.04)

Industrialization and the return to labour: Evidence from Prussia
Ann-Kristin Becker (University of Cologne)

What makes an economic expert? ‘Money doctors’ in the late Victorian era, 1870-1900
Dana Brahm (University of St Gallen)

Rethinking the impact of economic growth: A comparative study of rural market and subaltern economies in early modern Italy, 1650-1800
Alberto Concina (KU Leuven)

From a Labyrinth to the Deus ex machina: Institutionalising the organisational change of Mitsubishi, 1946-93
Shengjie Ding (King’s College London)

Regional variations in agricultural output and urbanisation rates of China during the Southern Song (1127-1279), Jurchen Jin (1115-1234), and Mongol Yuan (1271-1368) dynasties
Zhao Dong (University of Oxford)

The wealth and poverty of preindustrial nations: Evidence from South Asia, 1870-1930
Joseph Enguehard (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon)

Racial inequality in infectious disease mortality in South African cities, 1910-48
Nick Fitzhenry (London School of Economics)

The vagrant and the 1388 Cambridge Statute: A turning point?
Andrew Hamilton (Queen’s University Belfast)

Vienna’s Gesellschaften m.b.H. Rise and decline of a new legal form of economic partnership, 1906-34
Michael Hödl (University of Vienna)

Extreme climate and infrastructure investments: The case of colonial Jamaica
Joel Huesler (University of Bern)

‘Praise the people or praise the place’: Labour market responses to a technological shock in 20th-century Sweden
Jonathan Jayes (Lund University)

The range of influence of a Polish small town in the 16th century: The example of Pilzno and Tuchów
Patryk Kuc (Jagiellonian University)

The early-modern “Fed”? Castile as the monetary leader in Europe, 1575-1680
Víctor Pérez-Sánchez (London School of Economics)

For the common good or for private profit? Incentives to invest in new water supplies for 19th-century English provincial towns
Sheila Pugh (London School of Economics)

Innovation and market structure: Evidence from British manufacturing in the Golden Age
Kyle Richmond (Queen’s University Belfast)

Capital considerations and choice of business partner for cross-cultural traders: German and Scandinavian merchants in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1840-1920
Daniel Riddell (Northumbria University)

Gender, occupation, and geographical diaspora of people involved in property transfers in the North Riding of Yorkshire, 1736-84
Catherine Ryan (Teesside University)

Impact of climate-related hazards on British West Indian exports, 1850-1960
Julia Schlosser (University of Bern)

Embarrassment of riches? Socioeconomic and material (in)equality in Amsterdam, 1630-1780
Bas Spliet (University of Antwerp)

Banning women’s political activity: Collective action and female labour market outcomes in 20th-century Germany
Iris Wohnsiedler (Trinity College Dublin)

Like father Like son? Intergenerational immobility in England, 1851-1911
Ziming Zhu (London School of Economics)

1400-1530           Academic Session III (7 parallel sessions)

ASIIIA:  Demography and Gender
(chair: Eric Schneider) (Ramphal 0.12)

Death or marriage? Epidemic-induced redistribution of, and access to, land in a 17th-century rural community
Daniel Curtis & Bram van Besouw (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Conflict and gender norms: Evidence from India
Bishnupriya Gupta, James Fenske (University of Warwick), Mark Dincecco & Anil Menon (University of Michigan)

Frontier history and gender norms in the United States
Joanne Haddad (Université Libre de Bruxelles), Samuel Bazzi (UC San Diego), Abel Brodeur (University of Ottawa) & Martin Fiszbein (Boston University)

ASIIIB:   Time, Space, and Work in Early Modern England
(chair: Jane Whittle) (Ramphal 0.14)

The working day in early modern rural England
Mark Hailwood (University of Bristol)

Spaces of commerce in early modern England
Hannah Robb (University of Exeter)

The working year: Holidays, Sundays, and work days in early modern England
Taylor Aucoin (University of Exeter)

ASIIIC:   Challenges and New Directions in Teaching Economic and Social History*
(chair: Brian Varian) (Ramphal 1.03)

Who, why, and what for? Teaching economic and social history in a time of crisis
Catherine Schenk (University of Oxford)

Economic life as cultural history
Jim Tomlinson (University of Glasgow)

*Session linked to the publication of the 3rd edition of 20th Century Britain

ASIIID:  Macroeconomic History
(chair: Jason Lennard) (Ramphal 1.04)

Monetary and fiscal policy in interwar Britain
David Ronicle (Bank of England)

‘Muddling through or tunnelling through?’ UK monetary and fiscal exceptionalism during the Great Inflation
Ryland Thomas, Oliver Bush (Bank of England) & Michael Bordo (Rutgers University)

ASIIIE:   State Capacity
(chair: Stephen Broadberry) (Ramphal 1.13)

Incredible commitment: Oligarchy and state failure in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
Mikolaj Malinowski (Groningen University)

Justices of the Peace: Legal foundations of the Industrial Revolution
Daniel Bogart (University of California, Irvine), Nuno Palma (University of Manchester), Jonathan Chapman (University of Bologna) & Tim Besley (London School of Economics)

ASIIIF:   Slavery
(chair: Tony Moore) (Ramphal 1.15)

London agents and the collection of slavery compensation, 1835-43
Michael Bennett (University of Sheffield) & Mike Anson (Bank of England)

‘Slaverie’ before slavery: An Acte for the Punishment of Vagabondes, 1547
Judith Spicksley (University of Hull)

ASIIIG:  Barriers to Entry and Segregation
(chair: Paolo de Martino) (Ramphal 2.41)

The effects of censorship on early mass media: A cliometric approach to the American comics industry, 1895-1969
E. André Lhuillier (Harrisburg University)

How Hollywood survived: Sunk costs, market size, and market structure, 1948-2018
Gerben Bakker (London School of Economics)

Prisons and homophobia
Michael Poyker (University of Nottingham) & Maxim Ananyev (University of Melbourne)

1400-1530           Meet the Editor (by invitation only) (Ramphal 3.41)

1530-1600           New Researcher Poster Session (Ramphal 0.03/04)

1530-1600           Tea (Ramphal)

1600-1730           Academic Session IV (6 parallel sessions)

ASIVA:  Fertility Transition
(chair: Gabriele Cappelli) (Ramphal 0.12)

Financial development and fertility: A test of the old-age support hypothesis in pre-famine Ireland
Áine Doran (Ulster University)

Women’s education and fertility in Italy at the onset of the demographic transition
Gianni Marciante (University of Warwick) & Carlo Ciccarelli (University of Rome Tor Vergata)

Railways and the European fertility transition
Carlo Ciccarelli (University of Rome Tor Vergata), James Fenske (University of Warwick) & Jordi Martí Henneberg (University of Lleida)

ASIVB:  Inequality over the Long Run
(chair:  Tirthankar Roy) (Ramphal 0.14)

Poverty and fiscal extraction in early modern Germany
Victoria Gierok (University of Oxford), Guido Alfani (Bocconi University) & Felix Schaff (European University Institute)

Inequality under serfdom: Income and its distribution in early 19th-century Russia
Elena Korchmina (University of Southern Denmark) & Mikolaj Malinowski (Groningen University)

Did the rich get richer? Evidence from the Parisian Estates, 1882-1927
Amaury de Vicq (University of Groningen & Paris School of Economics) & Angelo Riva (European Business School & Paris School of Economics)

ASIVC:  International Banks
(chair: Charles Read) (Ramphal 1.04)

Foreign banks and the European capital market during the first globalization
Wilfried Kisling (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien) & Marco Molteni (University of Oxford)

International banks and London connections during the 1907 crisis: An empirical analysis
Marco Molteni (University of Oxford), Wilfried Kisling (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien) & Sebastián Alvarez (Graduate Institute Geneva)

Juggling between economic and politic crises: The Argentine banking system in the interwar period, 1926-34
Gianandrea Nodari (University of Geneva) & Sebastián Alvarez (Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez)

ASIVD:   Economic Growth in Italy
(chair: Tancredi Buscemi) (Ramphal 1.13)

Land inequality and long-run growth: Evidence from Italy
Pablo Martinelli (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) & Dario Pellegrino (Bank of Italy)

The Socialist experiment of Yugoslavia: Exploring the effect of labour-managed socialism on economic development
Magnus Neubert (IAMO Halle & MLU Halle-Wittenberg)

ASIVE:   Agricultural History
(chair: Spike Gibbs) (Ramphal 1.15)

What can probate inventories tell us about grain storage? Evidence from Kent, 1600-1750
Edmund Cannon (University of Bristol) & Liam Brunt (Norwegian School of Economics)

Binding poor children by the acre: The origins and economic logic of compulsory apprenticeship schemes in southwest England, c.1670-1800
James Fisher (University of Exeter)

ASIVF:  Health
(chair: Melanie Meng Xue) (Ramphal 2.41)

Prosperity, or pollution? Mineral mining and regional growth in industrialising Japan
Kota Ogasawara (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Selective mortality and height: How strong was survival bias in the past?
Eric Schneider (London School of Economics)

Inheritance customs, the European marriage pattern and female empowerment
Matthew Curtis, Paula Gobbi, Joanne Haddad (Université Libre de Bruxelles) & Marc Goñi (University of Bergen)

1730-1830           EHS Annual General Meeting (Ramphal 0.12)

1915-2000           Conference Reception & Book Launch (all delegates invited) (Panorama 3, Rootes Building)

2000                      Conference Dinner (Panorama, Rootes Building)

Bar available until late (Rootes Building)


Sunday 2 April

0800-0900           Breakfast (Rootes Restaurant)

0930-1130           Academic Session V (7 parallel sessions)

ASVA:   Power Fellows: Women and the Law (Women’s Committee Session)
(chair: Judy Stephenson) (Ramphal 0.12)

Becoming Blanche Leigh: Risk-taking in fin de siècle Britain and France
Jennifer Aston (Northumbria University)

Voices from the margins: Locating women in the Welsh Court of Great Sessions
Angela Muir (University of Leicester)

Gender and homicide in 14th-century Yorkshire
Stephanie Brown (University of Cambridge)

Freedom and working lives of young English women: A re-evaluation of the early modern labour laws
Charmian Mansell (University of Cambridge)

ASVB:    Entrepreneurship
(chair: Marguerite Dupree) (Ramphal 0.14)

Shops and shopkeepers in early 19th-century Wales: The slow development of a market economy?
Frances Richardson (University of Oxford)

Aristocratic amateurs to fat cats? British CEOs in the 20th century
Philip Fliers, John Turner, Michael Aldous & Robin Adams (Queen’s University Belfast)

The missing entrepreneurs? The diversity of female entrepreneurship in the Netherlands, 1900-2020
Selin Dilli (Utrecht University)

International Clan linkage, and SMEs in Coastal China, 1978-2000
Hanzhi Deng (Fudan University) & Sijie Hu (Renmin University of China)

ASVC:   Political Economy
(chair: Claudia Rei) (Ramphal 1.04)

Contact, threat, and violence during political upheaval: Anti-Jewish pogroms in the 1905 Russian Revolution
Steven Nafziger (Williams College), Paul Castañeda Dower (University of Wisconsin), Scott Gehlbach (University of Chicago) & Dmitrii Kofanov (Universitat de Barcelona)

Self-government and education: Evidence from a historical quasi-experiment in Italy
Vitantonio Mariella (University of Bergamo), Mauro Rota & Michele Postigliola (Sapienza University of Rome)

The roots of the modern American Presidential campaign
Franciso Pino (University of Chile) & Laura Salisbury (York University)

Brexit and the Blitz: Conflict, collective memory, and Euroscepticism
Eric Melander (University of Birmingham)

ASVD:    Historical National Accounts
(chair: Leandro Prados de la Escosura) (Ramphal 1.13)

Regional variation of GDP per head within China, 1080-1850: Implications for the Great Divergence debate
Stephen Broadberry (University of Oxford) & Hanhui Guan (Peking University

The pre-industrial GDP of the European regions: A proxy-based approach
Anna Missiaia (University of Gothenburg), Kerstin Enflo (Lund University) & Joan Rosés (London School of Economics)

Irish regional GDP since Independence
Seán Kenny (University College Cork) & Alan de Bromhead (Queen’s University Belfast)

European business cycles, 1350-2000
Jason Lennard (London School of Economics) & Stephen Broadberry (University of Oxford)

ASVE:    Charity and Health Care
(chair: Romola Davenport) (Ramphal 1.15)

Charity, welfare community, and health care institutions in late modern Lombardy
Riccardo Semeraro & Giovanni Gregorini (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)

Taking care of a great hospital: The financial resources for the Ca’ Granda Hospital of Milan, 19th-20th centuries
Matteo Landoni (University of Brescia), Giuseppe De Luca & Marcella Lorenzini (Università degli Studi di Milano)

Fundraising appeals for hospitals in Great Britain and Northern Ireland after the 1946-48 NHS Acts
Rosemary Cresswell (University of Strathclyde)

Repugnant to a civilised community: Charitable funding in the early NHS
Bernard Harris (University of Strathclyde)

ASVF:   Public Finance in Late Medieval Europe
(chair: Francesco Guidi Bruscoli) (Ramphal 2.41)

The libri summarum, between budgets and accounting control: Documentary strategy and urban accounting in the commune of Bologna at the end of the 13th century
Marco Conti (Université de Bordeaux Montaigne)

Between dynastic ambition and public weal: Controlling military expenses in the 15th-century Burgundian Low Countries
Michael Depreter (University of Oxford)

The control of the royal fiscal estate in the Crown of Aragon: The ‘Compartiment de Sardenya’, 1358
Fabrizio Alias (University of Sassari – PRIN 2017 “LOC-GLOB”)

The Livro do Almoxarifado de Coimbra: A record of the fiscal system of the Portuguese crown, 1395
Rui Pedro Neves (Universidade de Coimbra)

ASVG:   Wages and Wage Structure
(chair: David Chilosi) (Ramphal 3.41)

The decline of Venice: myth or reality? New evidence from real wages, 1380-1797
Tancredi Buscemi (University of Perugia) & Leonardo Ridolfi (University of Siena)

Real wages of labourers and craftsmen in the Czech lands during the price revolution: 1540-1620
Roman Zaoral (Charles University)

‘Of money, spelt, and one acre of field’: Rural teachers’ wages in early modern Switzerland, 1771-99
Gabriela Wuethrich (University of Zurich)

Wages in white-collar jobs: New evidence from microdata on Swedish primary school teachers in 1890
Gabriele Cappelli (University of Sienna) & Johannes Westberg (University of Groningen)

1130-1200           Coffee (Ramphal)

1200-1315           Tawney Lecture (Ramphal Lecture Theatre)

                                 Putting women back into the early modern economy: Work, occupations, and economic development
                                     Jane Whittle (University of Exeter)

1315-1415           Lunch (Rootes Restaurant)

1315-1415           Job Market: session for students and postdocs (Ramphal 0.12)