19/08/2019

Fall 2013

Title Speaker Date
How much did English women earn in the past? 600 Years of female wages, from before the Black Death through the Industrial Revolution (paper co-authored with Jane Humphries) Jacob Weisdorf (University of Southern Denmark, Centre for Economic Policy Research London, and Utrecht University). 03-10-13
Serfs and the city; market conditions, surplus extraction institutions and urban growth in the Kingdom of Poland, 1500-1772 Mikolaj Malinovski (Utrecht University) 10-10-13
Political elites as educational elites: a comparison of 7 European countries’ Mark Bovens (Utrecht University, USBO) & Anchrit Wille (Leiden University) 17-10-13
Too Much Ado about Morgan’s Men: The U.S. Securities Markets, 1908-1914

Book synopsis

Mary O’Sullivan (University of Geneva) 24-10-13
How important were formalized charity and social spending before the rise of the welfare state? A long-run analysis of selected western European cases, 1400—1850 Bas van Bavel & Auke Rijpma (Utrecht University). 31-10-13
Grain, Textiles, and Demand Elasticity in Late Mamluk Egypt: A Preliminary Sketch Stuart Borsch (Assumption College and University of Bonn). 07-11-13
Pay before they preach: the funding of study costs for Dutch Protestant and Catholic theology students, 1800-1880 Ruben Schalk (Utrecht University). 14-11-13
First marriage among women in Latina America Silvana Maubrigades (Universidad de la Républica, Uruguay). 21-11-13
Making the household work. Exploring the demand for servants and lodgers from a household life cycle perspective Tine De Moor & Richard Zijdeman (both Utrecht University). 28-11-13
The dynamics of globalization in the early modern world: new evidence from the Dutch-Asiatic trade, c. 1600-1800 Pim de Zwart (IISG). 05-12-13