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: Peter Rousseau
All seminars will take place in room 218, Calhoun Hall from 4:00-5:20pm (unless otherwise noted). All spring seminars will take place in 109 Calhoun Hall.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Richard Baker, Vanderbilt University
"Finding the Fat: The Relative Impact of Budget Fluctuations on African-American Schools"
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Myrna Wooders, Vanderbilt University
"The Simultaneous Emergence of Money and the State"
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Werner Troesken, University of Pittsburgh
"The Pox of Liberty: How the Constitution Left Americans Rich, Free, and Prone to Infection"
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Laura Salisbury, York University
"The Long-Term Effects of Losing the Civil War: Evidence from Border States"
Tuesday,December 2, 2014
François Velde, Federal Bank of Chicago