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Department of Economics

Seminars and Research

Economic History Workshop 2014-2015

The seminar series are supported by the generosity of Vanderbilt alumni K. Terry Dornbush (BA ’55), Joe L. Roby (BA ’61), and Douglas Grey (BE ’83)

Economic History Workshop coordinator: Claudia Rei

All seminars will take place in room 218, Calhoun Hall from 4:00-5:20pm (unless otherwise noted)



Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Mario Crucini, Vanderbilt University
"Geographic Barriers to Commodity Price Integration: Evidence from US Cities and Swedish Towns, 1732-1860"

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Leah Boustan, University of California-Los Angeles
"Competition in the Promise Land"

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Eugene N. White, Rutgers University
"A Lifeboat Rescue for a “SIFI” The Banque de France and the Crisis of 1889"

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
204 Calhoun Hall
Vasiliki Fouka, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
"Language Policies and Immigrant Identity: Germans in the US During WWI"

Seminars and Research

Contact Information:

Phone: (615) 322-2871

Fax: (615) 343-8495

Write to:
Department of Economics
Vanderbilt University
VU Station B, Box #351819
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235