Programme: EHS Annual Conference 2021

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Tuesday 6 April

1300-1325            New Researcher Poster Session

Widows, money and credit: The Probate Inventories of London’s Court of Orphans, 1660-1720
Jessica Ayres (York)

Matrons, housekeepers and nurses: Food provision and power relations in Glasgow’s early nineteenth-century hospitals
Eliska Bujokova (Glasgow)

Can colonial institutions explain income distribution? Evidence from rural colonial India
Jordi Caum Julio (Barcelona)

That’s settled: Economic relationships of settlers during the settlement of Iceland, c.870-930 CE
Cassidy Croci (Nottingham)

Selecting leaders by lot: Elite transformation in Basel, 1650-1798
Jonas Geweke (Zurich)

The super-rich and the have-nots: Wealth inequality in pre-industrial Germany, 1350-1800
Victoria Gierok (Oxford)

Wage labour and living standards in early modern England: A case study of the Shuttleworth accounts, Lancashire, 1582-1621
Li Jiang (Exeter)

Understanding Italian pre-unitary North-South gaps further: Literacy, Napoleon, and despotism
Marco Martinez (Scuola Sant’Anna)

Merciful tyrants: Explaining rebel forgiveness and state capacity in Mughal India, 1556-1707
Safya Morshed (LSE)

The crisis of the monetary system in Cromwellian Ireland, 1649-60
Christopher Whittell (Cambridge)

1330-1500            New Researchers’ Session I (7 parallel sessions)

NRIA:    Work and Wages (chair: )

Did the Ottomans import the low wages of the British in the nineteenth Century? An examination of Ottoman textile factories
Tamer Güven (Istanbul)

Skill or Race? Inequality in the wage labour sector in British Tanganyika
Sascha Klocke (Lund)

NRIB:     Human Capital (chair: )

British colonial institutions, pre-colonial ethnic centralisation and contemporary education in Africa
Leoné Walters (Pretoria)

The long-run effect of public libraries on children: evidence from the early 1900s
Ezra Karger (Chicago)

Withdrawal of the state: The provision of primary schooling in Mozambique under indigenato
Pablo Fernández Cebrián (Barcelona)

NRIC:     Inequality (chair: )

Warfare and economic inequality: Evidence from preindustrial Germany, c.1400-1800
Felix Schaff (LSE)

Does transport infrastructure reduce or reinforce regional inequality? Evidence from the expansion of the railroad network in nineteenth-century Austria-Hungary
Alexander Reinold (Vienna University of Economics & Business)

NRID:    Poverty and Disasters (chair: )

A Poor Inquiry: Poverty and living standards in pre-famine Ireland
Áine Doran (QUB)

Black market, blue uniform: Policing the Austerity Regime in Israel, 1950-51
Shlomi Chetrit (Hebrew University Jerusalem)

Coping strategies and government response to the humanitarian crisis during the Maoist period: A case study of the Great Flood of 1975 in Henan province, China
Roser Alvarez-Klee (Barcelona)

NRIE:     Medieval (chair: )

Ora et guberna: The economic impact of Benedict’s Rule in medieval England
Federico Trombetta (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)

The impact of missing data on network centrality measures
Joe Chick (Warwick)

Maritime averages, marine insurance and risk management in the Southern Low Countries, 15th-16th centuries
Gijs Dreijer (Exeter & Vrije Universiteit Brussels)

NRIF:     War and Finance (chair: )

The war next door and the Reds are coming: The Spanish Civil War and the Portuguese stock market
João Pereira Dos Santos (Nova School of Business & Economics)

Price convergence through a financial network: Does financial integration impact price integration in real sectors?
Zhihao Xu (UCLA)

The effect of World War II on the value of Turkish Lira
Ismail Altay (Recep Tayyip Erdoğan)

NRIG:    Monetary History (chair: )

Interwar Poland’s late exit from gold: A case of government as ‘Conservative Central Banker’?
Thea Don-Siemion (LSE)

Zombie international currency: The Pound Sterling, 1945-71
Maylis Avaro (Oxford)

1500-1530            Break

1530-1730            Academic Session I (8 parallel sessions)

ASIA:     Infant Mortality in Port Towns (chair: Angélique Janssens)

What was killing babies in Ipswich? An investigation of infant mortality using individual causes of death, 1871-1910
Eilidh Garrett (Edinburgh) & Alice Reid (Cambridge)

What was killing babies in Copenhagen? An investigation of infant mortality using individual level causes of death, 1862-1912
Anne Løkke, Louise Villefrance Isted Ludvigsen (Copenhagen) & Barbara Revuelta-Eugercios (Danish National Archive)

What was killing babies in Trondheim? An investigation of infant mortality using individual level causes of death, 1830-1920
Hilde Sommerseth (Arctic University of Norway)

What was killing babies in Hermoupolis and Mykonos, Greece? An investigation of infant mortality using individual level causes of death, 1876-1930
Michail Raftakis & Violetta Hionidou (Newcastle)

Trends and causes of infant mortality in Rostock: An investigation of individual level cause-of-death data, 1800-1910
Michael Muehlichen (Federal Institute for Population Research, BiB)

What was killing babies in Amsterdam? An investigation of infant mortality using individual level causes of death, 1856-1930
Tim Riswick & Angélique Janssens (Radboud)

ASIB:     Spanish Flu (chair: )

Pandemic influenza and the gender imbalance: Evidence from early twentieth-century Japan
Kota Ogasawara & Minami Yumitori (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Poverty, pollution, and mortality: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic in a developing German economy
Richard Franke (Bayreuth)

Did the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic kill the US life insurance industry?
Gertjan Verdickt (Monash) & Gustavo Cortes (Florida)

Unequal mortality during the Spanish Flu
Joan Rosés (LSE), Sergio Basco (Barcelona) & Jordi Domenech (Carlos III de Madrid)

ASIC:     Women as Slaveholders (Women’s Committee Session) (chair: Sheryllynne Haggerty)

Female enslavers, refugee families, and imperial elites: Slavery and the power of the ordinariness in the late Ottoman Empire
Kadir Yildirim (Bochum)

Women enterprisers and enslavers in Kingston’s Globalizing Emporium, 1700-60
Christine Walker (Yale – NUS)

‘Women are Women everywhere’: Work and power in white women’s letters from the eighteenth-century French Caribbean
Annika Raapke (Göttingen)

‘I cannot live without money’: Barbara Newton’s management of her wealth and property in Barbados
Misha Ewen (Manchester)

ASID:     Colonialism and Trade (chair: )

‘so much does one thing depend upon another here’: An examination of the bush and post economies of Canadian fur trade, c.1821-70
Frank Tough (Alberta)

Gravitational forces in British foreign trade since 1870
Albrecht Ritschl (LSE)

Coercion or resilience? Expanding African commodity exports during the Great Depression
Michiel de Haas (Wageningen) & Bram van Besouw (Erasmus Rotterdam)

Trade disruption, industrialisation and the setting sun of British colonial rule in India
Roberto Bonfatti (Padua & Nottingham) & Bjoern Brey (Nottingham)

ASIE:      Poverty and Welfare (chair: )

The (working) poor in Stockholm 1740: A spatial analysis
Kathryn Gary (Lund) & Jakob Molinder (Uppsala)

Austerity and crime: Evidence from the New Poor Law
Martina Miotto (CERGE-EI) & Eric Melander (Namur)

A decision for the individual or the collective? Membership in sickness insurance funds in Swedish manufacturing, c.1900
Maria Stanfors, Tobias Karlsson (Lund), Lars-Fredrik Andersson & Liselotte Eriksson (Umeå)

International food aid relief and the urban/rural divide in nutritional status in the First Austrian Republic, 1919-21
Mary Cox (Oxford)

ASIF:      Technology and Innovation (chair: )

British-French technology transfer from the Revolution to Louis Philippe, 1791-1844: Evidence from patent data
Michelangelo Vasta (Siena), Alessandro Nuvolari (Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies) & Gaspare Tortorici (Heidelberg)

The rise of the engineer: Inventing the professional inventor during the Industrial Revolution
Walker Hanlon (NYU)

Labour scarcity, technology adoption and innovation: Evidence from the cholera pandemics in nineteenth-century France
Raphael Franck (Hebrew University Jerusalem)

Women’s labour force participation and household technology adoption
Tarun Jain (IIM, Ahmedabad), Gautam Bose & Sarah Walker (New South Wales)

ASIG:     Monetary Policy during the Classical Gold Standard (chair: )

Charity begins at home: Why Britain resumed the Gold Standard after the French Wars
Pamfili Antipa (Sciences PO & Banque de France) & Quoc‐Anh Do (Sciences Po)

The British Empire’s other famine in 1847: The Irish Famine and the Mauritian Crisis
Charles Read (Cambridge)

International bimetallism and the political economy of gold in Victorian Britain, 1873-1901
Sabine Schneider (Oxford)

Central bank intervention on the exchange rate market during the Gold Standard: Italy, 1893-1913
Paolo Di Martino (Turin)

ASIH:     Early Modern Agriculture (chair: Paul Warde)

‘Calorific divergence’: Towards the history of global arable productivity, c.1200-1900 – some preliminary insights
Philip Slavin (Stirling)

Agricultural rent and grain prices in England during the long eighteenth century
Keith Tribe (Tartu) & Gauthier Lanot (Umeå)

A rethinking of Labrousse’s analyses of wheat price movements in eighteenth-century France: Labrousse versus Labrousse?
Sylvie Rivot (Haute-Alsace), Magali Jaoul-Grammare & Jean-Daniel Boyer (Strasbourg)

Public granaries: A debated institutional solution for rising prices in eighteenth-century German literature
Marten Seppel & Hannes Vinnal (Tartu)

1730-1800            Break

1800-1900            Open meeting for women in economic history (all welcome)

 

Wednesday 7 April

1200-1300            Annual General Meeting of the Economic History Society

1300-1325            New Researcher Poster Session

A social history of Keynesian economics in Australia, 1936-51
Cameron Coventry (Federation University Australia)

Selling ‘The world’s favourite airline’: British Airways’ privatisation and the motives behind it
Adrian Cozmuta (Glasgow & Kyoto)

Public credit and the ‘trilemma’
Victor Degorce (EHESS)

Wind power access to capital in the early twenty-first century: The secondary market
Mercedes Galindez (Cambridge)

‘‘What a state of domestic quackery!’’: Science, gender, and class in the Aylesbury duck industry, 1820-1920
Linda Henderson (Exeter)

Studying in the city: Migratory movements among secondary education students: Spain, 1877-78
Pau Insa-Sanchez (València)

“From rough to polished workers?” Social mobility and integration of Jewish diamond workers in pre-war Amsterdam
Joris Kok (ISSH)

EU competition law and economic schools of thought: A text mining perspective
Anselm Küsters (Max Planck Institute for European Legal History)

The rate of return on corporate bonds: Long-run micro-level evidence
Kevin Van Mencxel (Antwerp)

Tradition and mortality: Evidence from twin infanticide in Africa
Shizhuo Wang (Oxford)

1330-1500            Academic Session II (8 parallel sessions)

ASIIA:    Premodern Inequality (chair: )

Wealth accumulation and institutional capture: The rise of the Medici and the fall of the Florentine Republic
Mattia Fochesato (Bocconi), Marianna Belloc (Sapienza), Francesco Drago (Catania) & Roberto Galbiati (Sciences Po)

Rural inequality in sixteenth-century Ottoman Western Anatolia
Pinar Ceylan (Ghent)

New representations of wealth distribution in Restoration England
Andrew Wareham (Roehampton), Aaron Columbus (Birkbeck), Jakob Sonnberger, Theresa Dellinger, Georg Vogeler (Graz) & Mike Shand (Glasgow)

ASIIB:    Gender Norms in a Historical Perspective (chair: )

Toward better informed decision-making: The impacts of a mass media campaign on women’s outcomes in occupied Japan
Yoko Okuyama (Uppsala)

Culture and the historical fertility transition
Brian Beach (Vanderbilt) & Walker Hanlon (NYU)

Women and asylums
Melanie Xue (NYU Abu Dhabi)

ASIIC:    Market Integration (chair: )

Transport and urban growth in the first industrial revolution
Dan Bogart (UC Irvine), Eduard Alvarez (Oberta de Catalunya), Leigh Shaw-Taylor, Oliver Dunn & Max Satchell (Cambridge)

All roads lead to market integration? Lessons from a spatial analysis of the wheat market in eighteenth-century Spain
Alexandra Cermeño (Lund) & Carlos Santiago-Caballero (Carlos III de Madrid)

The integration of West Africa in the global economy, 1842-1938
Nektarios Aslanidis, Oscar Martinez (Rovira i Virgili), & Federico Tadei (Barcelona)

ASIID:    Remittances and Migrant Selection (chair: )

The sun never sets on the British Post Office: Trinidad-India remittances in the 1880s
Alexander Persaud (Richmond)

Between unfreedoms: The role of caste in decisions to repatriate among Indian indentured workers in British Guiana, 1872-1911
Neha Hui & Uma Kambhampati (Reading)

The speed of adjustment of migrant self-selection: Evidence from the Panic of 1907
David Escamilla-Guerrero (St Andrews) & Moramay Lopez-Alonso (Rice)

ASIIE:    Trade and Protectionism (chair: )

The economic consequences of Sir Robert Peel
Douglas Irwin (Dartmouth College) & Maksym Chepeliev (Purdue)

The impact of tariff protection: Evidence from British Colonies in Australia
Kilian Rieder (Osterreichische Nationalbank) & Leonhard Sauerhammer (Vienna University of Economics & Business)

Industrial safeguarding in Britain, 1925-8: The determinants of protection
Brian Varian (Newcastle)

ASIIF: Slavery (chair: )

The national income of Jamaica and the ‘decline thesis’ revisited, 1730-1850
Aaron Graham (Oxford)

Arabian slavery and the African slave trade, 1830-1913
Robert Allen (NYU Abu Dhabi)

‘I am so chained down by business to this spot’: Making money in Jamaica, 1756
Sheryllynne Haggerty (Hull)

ASIIG:   Reform and Human Capital (chair: )

Education supply and economic growth in nineteenth-century France
Adrian Montalbo (IESEG School of Management)

Land reform and public goods in the long-run: Evidence from Kenya’s settlement schemes
Alexander Moradi (Bozen-Bolzano), Juliette Crespin-Boucaud (Paris School of Economics) & Catherine Boone (LSE)

Bold and bright? Italy’s 1962 school reform and human capital accumulation
Leonardo Ridolfi, Gabriele Cappelli, & Michelangelo Vasta (Siena)

ASIIH:   Great Depression (chair:)

Shadow credit, the Fed and the Crash of 1929
Rasheed Saleuddin (Cambridge)

Measuring inflation expectations in interwar Britain
Jason Lennard (LSE), Solomos Solomou (Cambridge) & Finn Meinecke (Bank of England)

1500-1530            Break

1530-1730            New Researchers’ Session II (8 parallel sessions)

NRIIA:   Health (chair: )

A long shadow of mild shocks – intergenerational health effects of in-utero exposure to maternal stress: Evidence from eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Southern Norway
Emre Sari (Arctic University of Norway)

Height and mortality in the Netherlands, 1850-1900: A sibling design stud1
Kristina Thompson (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Height and the disease environment: The impact of mortality on height in the Netherlands, 1850-1940
Björn Quanjer (Radboud)

Colonial origins and health system performance in the D.R.Congo
Samuel Lordemus (York)

NRIIB:   Technology and Innovation (chair: )

Indian cottons and the evolution of printing and dyeing in the British calico industry, 1720-1860
Alka Raman (LSE)

The road to abolition: The Dutch patent system, 1817-69
Homer Wagenaar (QUB)

Labour supply and directed technical change: Evidence from the abrogation of the Bracero Program in 1964
Shmuel San (NYU)

Wage bargaining and directed technical change: Structural consequences of egalitarianism in Italy after 1969
Andrea Ramazzotti (LSE)

NRIIC:   Trade (chair: )

Cotton traders in hemispheric perspective: Cross-imperial networks between Brazil, Portugal and Europe, 1780-1808
Felipe Melo (EUI)

Winners and losers: The asymmetric impact of tariff protection on Swedish firms in the late nineteenth century
Vinzent Ostermeyer (Lund)

Who pays for iceberg transport costs? The effect of seasonal natural barriers on trade and regional inequality
Sebastian Schmidt (Göttingen)

Trade and protectionism in interwar Germany
Alexander Wulfers (Oxford)

NRIID:   Financial Integration and Investment Practices (chair: )

Understanding determinants and common factors of railway and Sovereign Securities during the First Era of Globalisation
Tehreem Husain (UCL)

‘A bad bargain for local authorities:’ Goschen’s assigned revenues system and the Chiswick High Road, 1902-11
Tracey Logan (Leicester)

Strangling speculation: The effect of the 1903 Viennese futures trading ban
Laura Wurm (QUB)

Professional asset management after WWI: UK investment trusts’ portfolios strategies in the 1920s
Antonis Kyparissis (Open)

NRIIE:    Business History (chair: )

The Remount Department: Horsing the Army
Luise Elsaesser (EUI)

Lessons learned? Securing essential materials in changing global value chains: British raw material planning and dependencies on Germany in the tungsten value chain in the interwar period
Simon Renner (NTNU Trondheim)

Merchants and crises: The Bristol sugar market during the French Revolutionary Wars
Peter Buckles (Liverpool)

The entrepreneurial transformation of Socialist China
Adam Frost (Harvard)

NRIIF:    Political Economy (chair: )

When autocrats fail: Bismarck’s struggle against the Socialists
Felix Kersting (Humboldt Berlin)

Franchise expansion and electoral mobilization: How caste and migration shaped India’s colonial politics
Ashish Aggarwal (Warwick)

The political consequences of mass repatriation
Edoardo Cefalà (Nottingham)

The accession negotiations between the European Community and Spain: The case of the industrial sector, 1979-85
Marta Alorda Carreras (EUI)

NRIIG:   State/Fiscal Capacity (chair: )

Monetary capacity
Adam Brzezinski (Oxford), Roberto Bonfatti (Padua & Nottingham), K. Kivanc Karaman (Bogazici) & Nuno Palma (Manchester)

A big head on small feet: Resource allocation and state capacity in Qing China , 1644-1840
Ziang Liu (LSE)

Labour coercion, and trade: Evidence from colonial Indonesia
Mark Hup (UC, Irvine)

Reexamine the restoration: Fiscal capacity and industrialisation in modern China, 1860s-1930s
Hanzhi Deng (LSE)

NRIIH:   Early Modern Business and Finance (chair: )

Does confiscation explain the financial sustainability of the Portuguese Inquisition, 16th-18th centuries?
Bruno Lopes (Évora)

The instrumental use of private partnerships in early modern Antwerp, 1621-1791
Patrick Naaktgeboren (Maastricht)

Bankruptcy, failure, and the appraisal of worth in the Court of Chancery, 1674-1750
Aidan Collins (York)

Political change and debt restructuring in eighteenth-century Spain
Íñigo Ena Sanjuán (EUI)

1730-1800            Break

1800-1900            Pub Quiz for New Researchers

 

Thursday 8 April

1200-1300            Session for New Researchers on ‘Publishing’ (led by Professor John Turner, Managing Editor, EcHR)

1300-1325            New Researcher Poster Session

Widows, money and credit: The Probate Inventories of London’s Court of Orphans, 1660-1720
Jessica Ayres (York)

Matrons, housekeepers and nurses: Food provision and power relations in Glasgow’s early nineteenth-century hospitals
Eliska Bujokova (Glasgow)

Can colonial institutions explain income distribution? Evidence from rural colonial India
Jordi Caum Julio (Barcelona)

That’s settled: Economic relationships of settlers during the settlement of Iceland, c.870-930 CE
Cassidy Croci (Nottingham)

Selecting leaders by lot: Elite transformation in Basel, 1650-1798
Jonas Geweke (Zurich)

The super-rich and the have-nots: Wealth inequality in pre-industrial Germany, 1350-1800
Victoria Gierok (Oxford)

Wage labour and living standards in early modern England: A case study of the Shuttleworth accounts, Lancashire 1582-1621
Li Jiang (Exeter)

Understanding Italian pre-unitary North-South gaps further: Literacy, Napoleon, and despotism
Marco Martinez (Scuola Sant’Anna)

Merciful tyrants: Explaining rebel forgiveness and state capacity in Mughal India, 1556-1707
Safya Morshed (LSE)

The crisis of the monetary system in Cromwellian Ireland, 1649-60
Christopher Whittell (Cambridge)

1330-1500            New Researchers’ Session III (7 parallel sessions)

NRIIIA:  Gender and Wages (chair: )

The Gloucestershire handloom weavers: Family division of labour, gender, and wages, 1838-40
Faheem Rokadiya (Utrecht)

The long way to gender equality: Gender pay differences in Germany, 1871-2016
Theresa Neef (Free University Berlin)

Understanding the gender wage gap in Mexico, 1880-1980
Enrique de la Rosa-Ramos (KCL)

NRIIIB:  Agriculture (chair: )

‘Playing a poor hand with some little skill’? Economic decision-making in medieval agriculture: The sergeants of Durham Cathedral Priory
Ryan Wicklund (Durham)

‘Free wombs’ and rural slavery in early independent Uruguay
Emiliano Travieso (Cambridge)

Energy efficiency of extractive agriculture in Colombia, 1916-2015
Alexander Urrego-Mesa (Barcelona)

NRIIIC:  Living Standards and Inequality in Premodern Europe (chair: )

From rags to riches? Welfare ratios in the southern Low Countries and the Little Divergence, 1275-1550
Sam Geens (Antwerp)

Socio-economic and land inequality in pre-industrial England: the case of Kingston Lacy (Dorset)
Ana Aviñó de Pablo (Ghent)

NRIIID:  Labour and Labour Markets (chair: )

Technological change and the inequality of jobs: American transport, 1750-1860
Benjamin Schneider (Oxford)

The return of the King: Political conflict and female labour force participation
Xanthi Tsoukli (Southern Denmark)

From circular to permanent: Migrant labour market attainment during the Spanish tourism boom – the Balearic Islands, 1959-73
José Antonio García-Barrero (Barcelona)

NRIIIE:  Mobility (chair: )

The ‘her’ in inheritance: Marriage and mobility in Quebec, 1800-1970
Matthew Curtis (UCLA)

Gatsby in the country of The Leopard: Social mobility across Italian provinces in the 1930s
Giacomo Gabbuti (Oxford)

Are the losers of Communism the winners of Capitalism? The effects of conformism in the GDR on transition success
Max Deter (Wuppertal)

NRIIIF:  Interwar Financial and Macroeconomic History (chair: )

Financial development gone wrong? A new perspective on the crisis of Italian commercial banks in the interwar period
Marco Molteni (Oxford)

An international monetary explanation of the 1929 Crash of the New York Stock Exchange
Jean-Laurent Cadorel (Paris School of Economics)

Hitler’s jobs multipliers: Evidence from interwar work creation programmes, 1933-37
Hendrik Steinbrecher (Dortmund)

NRIIIG: Persistence (chair: )

Learning is caring: Soil heterogeneity, social learning and the formation of close-knit communities
Itzchak Tzachi Raz (Hebrew University Jerusalem)

The long-run gains from the early adoption of electricity
Bjoern Brey (Nottingham & Aix Marseille School of Economics)

Historical traumas, revolution participation, and state-building
Peiyuan Li (Colorado Boulder)

1500-1530            Break

1530-1730            Academic Session III (8 parallel sessions)

ASIIIA:  Child Stunting and Health in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries (chair: Björn Quanjer)

Worldwide historical child stunting since the nineteenth century
Eric Schneider (LSE)

Short lives, the impact of parental death on early life mortality, and height in the Netherlands, 1850-1940
Ingrid Dijk (Lund) & Matthias Rosenbaum-Feldbrügge (Federal Institute for Population Research Germany)

The anthropometrics of war, famine and development: Helsinki schoolchildren, 1910-32
Sakari Saaritsa, Tuuli Hurme (Helsinki) & Joël Floris (Zürich)

Child welfare and authoritarian social control: The state of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, China, 1980-2010s
Stephen Morgan (Nottingham)

ASIIIB:   Inequality (chair: )

Surnames, status and schools: A long-term view of the social ladder in Colombia
Andrés Álvarez (Los Andes) & Juliana Jaramillo-Echeverri (LSE)

Inequality and social mobility in a settler society: Evidence from the Cape Colony
Johan Furie, Dieter von Fintel (Stellenbosch), Erik Green (Lund) & Auke Rijpma (Utrecht)

What determines the capital share in the long run of history?
Daniel Waldenström (Research Institute of Industrial Economics), Erik Bengtsson (Lund) & Enrico Rubolinio (Essex)

Ethnic wealth inequality in England and Wales, 1858-2018
Neil Cummins (LSE)

ASIIIC:   Women’s Labour Market Outcomes (chair: )

Family, kinship, and domestic work in nineteenth-century England and Wales
Xuesheng You (Swansea)

Wage rates and the majority gender share: An example of the British textile industry, 1886
Corinne Boter & Sarah Carmichael (Utrecht)

Collateral damage? How World War One changed the way women work
Victor Gay (Toulouse School of Economics) & Lionel Kesztenbaum (INED)

The economics of gender-specific minimum-wage legislation
Mikhail Poyker (Nottingham) & Riccardo Marchingiglio (Northwestern)

ASIIID: Living Standards (chair: )

Financing sanitation infrastructure in nineteenth-century England and Wales
Jonathan Chapman (NYU Abu Dhabi)

The economic impact of plague pandemic and policy responses in colonial India, 1896-1929
Nadeem Aftab (Northampton) & Tehreem Husain (UCL)

The Soviet Great Famine, 1932-33
Natalya Naumenko (George Mason), Andrei Markevich (New Economic School) & Nancy Qian (Northwestern)

Living standards in the early Soviet Union and interwar Bulgaria: Rich peasants and poor workers?
Matthias Morys (York) & Martin Ivanov (Sofia)

ASIIIE:   Occupational Structure and Networks (chair: )

Guild Society: Social capital and Guilds in early modern England
Patrick Wallis (LSE) & Michael Scott (Manchester)

South and north Italy in the great divergence: New perspectives from the occupational structure
David Chilosi (KCL) & Carlo Ciccarelli (Tor Vergata Rome)

‘Protégés’ in nineteenth-century Egypt: Superiority of European laws or forum shopping and social networks?
Mohamed Saleh (Toulouse School of Economics) & Cihan Artunç (Middlebury College)

Missing from parish records: Differences in the occupations of Anglican and nonconformist fathers in Wales, 1813-20
Frances Richardson (Oxford)

ASIIIF:   Business History (chair:)

‘As to the article of business, what is a religious man not prepared for, that he can be called to?’: Faith, work and business in northern English towns
Hannah Barker (Manchester)

Faith and care work in northern English towns, 1760-1830
Kate Gibson (Manchester)

Race, diversity, and productivity: American whaling in the nineteenth century
Metin Cosgel & Michele Baggio (Connecticut)

Large-scale Victorian manufacturers: Reconstructing the lost 1881 UK employer census
Leslie Hannah (LSE)

ASIIIG:  Sovereign Debt (chair: )

The making of domestic public debt in seventeenth-century Sweden: The Bank of the Estates of the Realm (Riksens ständers bank)
Christopher Pihl (Uppsala)

Indulgent creditors of kings: Dealing with sovereign default in eighteenth-century Portugal
Leonor Freire Costa & Lisbeth Rodrigues (Lisbon)

The value of a quote: Stock market listing for sovereign bonds, 1872-1911
Rui Pedro Esteves (Graduate Institute Geneva) & Marc Flandreau (Pennsylvania)

Sovereign bond liquidity and its determinants in a market under huge stress: Evidence from the Amsterdam Stock Exchange during World War I
Tobias Jopp (Regensburg)

ASIIIH:  Financing and the Spread of Industrialisation (chair: )

Inter-regional financial networks in England and Japan, 1760-1860
Mina Ishizu (LSE)

Codification à l’anglaise: The making of modern negotiability for the statistically minded
Samuel Segura Cobos (Tel Aviv)

The Qing State’s influence on China’s manufacturing sector of the 1910s: New measurements at the provincial level
Ye Ma (Henan)

Financing industrialisation in Russia and Germany
Amanda Gregg (Middlebury College) & Caroline Fohlin (Emory)

1730-1800            Break

1800-1900            Book launches (more information to follow)

1800-1900            Meeting of NR Prize Committee

 

Friday 9 April

1200-1300            Session for New Researchers on the ‘Job Market’ (more information to follow)

1300-1325            New Researcher Poster Session

A social history of Keynesian Economics in Australia, 1936-51
Cameron Coventry (Federation University Australia)

Selling ‘The world’s favourite airline’: British Airways’ privatisation and the motives behind it
Adrian Cozmuta (Glasgow & Kyoto)

Public credit and the ‘trilemma’
Victor Degorce (EHESS)

Wind power access to capital in the early twenty first century: The secondary market
Mercedes Galindez (Cambridge)

‘‘What a state of domestic quackery!’’: Science, gender, and class in the Aylesbury duck industry, 1820-1920
Linda Henderson (Exeter)

Studying in the city: Migratory movements among secondary education students: Spain, 1877-78
Pau Insa-Sanchez (València)

“From rough to polished workers?” Social mobility and integration of Jewish diamond workers in pre-war Amsterdam
Joris Kok (ISSH)

EU competition law and economic schools of thought: A text mining perspective
Anselm Küsters (Max Planck Institute for European Legal History)

The rate of return on corporate bonds: Long-run micro-level evidence
Kevin Van Mencxel (Antwerp)

Tradition and mortality: Evidence from twin infanticide in Africa
Shizhuo Wang (Oxford)

1330-1445            Tawney Lecture:

History as heresy: Unlearning the lessons of economic orthodoxy
Professor Mary O’Sullivan (Geneva)

1445-1530            Prize-giving

1530-1600            Break

1600-1800            Academic Session IV (8 parallel sessions)

ASIVA:  Census Linking and Economic Outcomes (chair: )

Marriage and the intergenerational mobility of women: Evidence from marriage certificates, 1850-1910
Gregory Niemesh, Jacqueline Craig (Miami) & Katherine Eriksson (UC Davis)

Train to opportunity: The effect of infrastructure on intergenerational mobility
Myra Mohnen (Essex & Ottawa), Julian Costas-Fernandez (UCL) & Jose Alberto-Guerra (Los Andes)

Race differentials in mortality in the United States, 1900-40: Examining linked full-count census data
Jonas Helgertz, J David Hacker, John Robert Warren & Elizabeth Wrigley-Field (Minnesota)

Labour market scarring in the very long run: Evidence from large-scale longitudinal microdata
Vellore Arthi, Gary Richardson (UC Irvine) & Katherine Eriksson (UC Davis)

ASIVB:  Long-run Economic Growth (chair: )

Real wages and living standards in early modern Normandy
Cédric Chambru (Zürich) & Paul Maneuvrier-Hervieu (Milan)

The labour intensive path: Wages, incomes and the work year in Japan, 1610-1932
Yuzuru Kumon (Institute for Advanced Study Toulouse)

Feinstein fulfilled: Updated estimates of UK GDP 1841‐1920, and their implications for cycles and growth
Ryland Thomas (Bank of England) & Solomos Solomou (Cambridge)

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1885-2008
Leigh Gardner (LSE) & Stephen Broadberry (Oxford)

ASIVC:  Conflict (chair: )

Territorial state capacity and violence, 500-1900 CE
Joerg Baten, Thomas Keywood & Georg Wamser (Tuebingen)

The Columbian exchange and conflict in Asia
James Fenske (Warwick), Mark Dincecco & Anil Menon (Michigan)

Eclipses and the memory of revolutions: Evidence from China
Jacopo Ponticelli (Northwester), Meng Miao (Renmin) & Yi Shao (Peking)

‘Let them eat cake’: Drought and demand for democracy in the French Revolution
Maria Waldinger (ifo Institute Munich)

ASIVD:  Determinants of Migration (chair: )

Migrating and forming identities in nineteenth-century England and Wales
Joseph Day (Bristol)

The sleeping giant who left for America: The determinants and impact of Danish emigration during the Age of Mass Migration
Paul Sharp, Nina Boberg-Fazlic (Southern Denmark) & Markus Lampe (Vienna University of Economics & Business)

Like an ink blot on paper: Testing the diffusion hypothesis of mass migration, Italy 1876-1920
Yannay Spitzer (Hebrew University Jerusalem) & Ariell Zimran (Vanderbilt)

The economic cost of political conflicts: The case of Republican refugees during the Spanish Civil war
Blanca Sánchez-Alonso (San Pablo-CEU) & Carlos Santiago-Caballero (Carlos III de Madrid)

ASIVE:   Medieval Economic History (chair: Antoni Furió)

Arable freehold land values in two English counties before the Black Death
Dave Postles (Independent researcher)

From a land of conquest to a realm of prosperity: Consumption patterns in the Kingdom of Valencia, 13th-15th centuries
Luis Almenar Fernández (Valencia)

Religious devotion and pious consumption: Wax in late medieval and early modern Europe, 15th-16th centuries
Mark Whelan (KCL)

Regional specialisation and international trade: The case of wax in Europe, 15th-16th centuries
Lluis Sales Fava (KCL)

ASIVF: Money and Banking Reform (chair: )

The vagaries of the sea: Evidence on the real effects of money from maritime disasters in the Spanish Empire
Yao Chen, Felix Ward (Erasmus), Adam Brzezinski (Oxford) & Nuno Palma (Manchester)catt

Monetary crisis and reform in seventeenth-century Naples
Lilia Costabile (Naples Federico II) & François Velde (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

Modern banking reforms and financial activities of indigenous merchants: A case from Japan in the late nineteenth century
Masato Shizume (Waseda)

The efficiency of the Chinese silver standard, 1920-33
Liuyan Zhao (Peking) & Nuno Palma (Manchester)

ASIVG:  Postwar Financial and Monetary History (chair: )

An international monetary system for the Global South: UNCTAD and the reform of Bretton Woods
Seung-Woo Kim (Graduate Institute Geneva)

Economic subjects: Commercial banks and the Africanisation process in Colonial Kenya
Christian Velasco (Warwick)

The shadow sovereign lender: Banco do Brasil and balance-of-payments Management, 1964-82
Sebastian Alvarez (Oxford)

Imported or home grown? The 1992-3 EMS Crisis
Alain Naef (Banque de France) & Barry Eichengreen (UC Berkeley)

ASIVH:  Institutions and Political Economy (chair: )

Priests and postmen: Historical origins of national identity
Claudia Rei (Warwick)

Making a police officer: Investigating how the police changed with the introduction of the Civil Service in the US
Rowena Gray (California, Merced)

Warlords, famines and the rise of Communism in China
Meng Miao (Renmin), Zhangkai Huang (Tsinghua), Yi Shao, (Peking) & Colin Xu (The World Bank)

Public good or public ‘bad’? Indigenous institutions, nation-building, and the demand for road infrastructure in Mexico
Eduardo Hidalgo (Cologne), Aldo Elizalde (Glasgow) & Nayeli Salgado (Vienna University of Economics & Business)

1730-1800            Break

1800-1900            Student Ambassador Meeting

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