Pitches Oded Galor

On December 9th between 15:00-19:00 a group of researchers will pitch their work to our guest, Prof. Oded Galor and staff at Utrecht School of Economics. The topics are all in the general area of economic growth and development. After a short 15 minute pitch Prof. Galor will give his feedback and we open the floor for general discussion. We plan to spend about 30 minutes per pitch.

Wednesday December 9th, Green Room, Kriekenpitplein 21-22

Part I

15.00-15.30: Michalis Moatsos “Global Absolute Poverty: Behind the Veil of Dollars”

15.30-16.00: Auke Rijpma  “Quantity versus Quality: Household structure, number of siblings, and educational attainment in the long nineteenth century”

16.00-16.30: Krista Bruns “Diffusion of Institutions”

Break (15 minutes)

Part II

16.45-17.15: Bram van Besouw (extended abstract) “Economic development in a limited access order: North-western Europe, c. 1000-1700
*background paper*

17.15-17.45: Selin Dilli “Family Systems, Female Agency and (Economic) Development”

17.45-18.15: Sarah Carmichael  “Gender Relations, Family Systems and Economic Development: Explaining the Reversal of Fortune in EurAsia

18.15-18.30: Concluding remarks

18:30-19:00: Drinks

This workshop is made possible by:

Institutions for Open Societies, The Centre for Global Economic History and Utrecht School of Economics