Seminars and Research
Economic History Workshop 2013-2014
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 204, Calhoun Hall from 4:00-5:20pm (unless otherwise noted)
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
W. Walker Hanlon, University of California-Los Angeles
"Industry Connections and the Geographic Location of Economic Activity"
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Nicolas Duquette, University of Michigan
"Do Tax Incentives Affect Charitable Contributions? Evidence from Public Charities' Information Returns"
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Ellis Tallman, Oberlin College
"Close but not a Central Bank: The New York Clearing House and Issues of Clearing House Loan Certificates"
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
James Feyrer, Dartmouth College
"The Cognitive Effects of Micronutrient Deficiency: Evidence from Salt Iodization in the United States"
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Gisela Rua, Federal Reserve Board
"Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the Diffusion of Container Shipping"
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Lee J. Alston, University of Colorado at Boudler
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Luigi Pascali, Pompeu Fabra University
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Leah Boustan, University of California-Los Angeles
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Eugene N. White, Rutgers University