Fall 2017

Title Speaker Date
The state, contested land and Islamic philanthropy in the shadow of sectarianism in Bahrain 1860-2016  Raj Brown (Royal Holloway, University of London) 21/9/2017
Terms of trade during the first globalization: an empirical analysis (with Giovanni Federico and Antonio Tena-Jungito)  David Chilosi (LSE/ Groningen University) 28/9/2017
Value creation, value capture, and the Book-of-the-Month Club, in its own time and in the time of Amazon  Daniel Raff (The Wharton School/ NBER) 12/10/2017
The colonial drain. Taxation, real wages, and households' living standards in the Dutch Empire, 1820-1913  Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk (UU) and Corinne Boter (UU) 19/10/2017
  No seminar 26/10/2017
Can kings create towns that thrive? Long run consequences of town plantations on urbanization and agricultural surplus   Kerstin Enflo (Lund University) 2/11/2017
The diversity of labor market institutions and entrepreneurship in Europe and the United States: past and present Selin Dilli (UU) 9/11/2017
No seminar 16/11/2017
Slavery, labour and debt servitude in the seventeenth-century Spanish Philippines Stephanie Mawson (University of Cambridge) 23/11/2017
The Great Depression in Africa Johan Fourie and Tim Ngalande (Stellenbosch University) 30/11/ 2017
Legacies of indirect rule? Native authority spending and local economic development in British Africa (with Leigh Gardner) Jutta Bolt (Groningen University) 7/12/2017
Female labour force participation of married women: the United States, 1860-2010 Richard Zijdeman and Auke Rijpma (IISH/ UU) 14/12/2017: