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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: 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.

FALL 2014


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
"Lottery Loans in the Eighteenth Century"

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