Fall 2018

Monday, October 30, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Seminar 211, Economic History: Taxation under Learning-by-Doing

Seminar: Economic History | November 1 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Alessandro Pavan, Northwestern University

 Department of Economics

Joint with Departmental Seminar. *Please note change in time/location seminar due to joint event.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Seminar 211, Economic History: Checks, Balances and Autocracy: Historical Evidence from China

Seminar: Economic History | November 13 | 2-4 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Weijia Li, UC Berkeley

 Department of Economics

Monday, November 20, 2017

Seminar 211, Economic History: NO SEMINAR

Seminar: Economic History | November 20 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Department of Economics

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, February 5, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: NO MEETING, PRESIDENTS DAY

Seminar: Economic History | February 19 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Department of Economics

Monday, March 5, 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: Pricing Uncertainty Induced by Climate Change

Seminar: Economic History | March 14 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Lars Peter Hansen, University of Chicago

 Department of Economics

Note change in time. Joint with Departmental Seminar.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality

Seminar: Economic History | April 10 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Blum Hall, Plaza Level

 Brink Lindsey and Steven Teles, Niskanen Center

 Department of Economics

*Note change in time and location. Joint with Political Economy Seminar

Monday, April 16, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: The Rate of Return on Everything, 1870–2015

Seminar: Economic History | April 16 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Alan Taylor, UC Davis

 Department of Economics

Monday, April 23, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: Spending a Windfall: American Precious Metals and Euro-Asian Trade 1531-1810

Seminar: Economic History | April 23 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Nuno Palma, University of Manchester

 Department of Economics

Co-sponsored by the Blum Center for Developing Economies.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar: Economic History | April 30 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Jared Rubin, Chapman University

 Department of Economics

Monday, September 17, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: Reconstruction Aid, Public Infrastructure, and Economic Development

Seminar: Economic History | September 17 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Michela Giorcelli, UCLA

 Department of Economics

Monday, September 24, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: Do Black Politicians Matter?

Seminar: Economic History | October 1 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Trevon Logan, Ohio State University

 Department of Economics

Monday, October 8, 2018

Blum Center Author Series Presents: “Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy 2.0”

Seminar: Economic History | October 8 | 2-3:30 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall

 Bill Janeway, Warburg-Pincus and the Institute for New Economic Thinking

 Department of Economics, Blum Center for Developing Economies

Bill Janeway of Warburg-Pincus and of the Institute for New Economic Thinking will be speaking at the Blum Center on his book: Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy. A reception will follow.
Cosponsored by the Berkeley Economic History Laboratory and the Berkeley Economic History Seminar

Monday, October 15, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: Can you move to opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration

Seminar: Economic History | October 15 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Ellora Derenoncourt, Harvard University

 Department of Economics

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Oliver E. Williamson Seminar: "Effects of Copyrights on Science"

Seminar: Economic History | October 25 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business

 Petra Moser, Stern

 Department of Economics

The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance, and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come...   More >

Monday, October 29, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar: Economic History | October 29 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Abhay Aneja, UC Berkeley

 Department of Economics

Monday, November 5, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar: Economic History | November 5 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 James Cloyne, University of California, Davis

 Department of Economics

Monday, November 19, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar: Economic History | November 19 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Kilian Huber, University of Chicago

 Department of Economics

Monday, November 26, 2018

Seminar 211, Economic History: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar: Economic History | November 26 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Guo Xu, UC Berkeley

 Department of Economics