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Economic History and Development

Economic History Mini-Conference

Friday, November 05, 2010
8:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Bunche 9383
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Economic History and Development

Sponsored by the Center for Economic History and the von Gremp Workshop in Economic and Entrepreneurial History


BUNCHE 9383, Friday, Nov 5

8:45 am Continental Breakfast

9:10 am Noam Yuchtman (Berkeley Haas), Teaching to the Tests: An Economic Analysis of Educational Institutions in Late Imperial and Republican China

10:10 am break

10:30 am Bhashkar Mazumder (Chicago Fed), The Impact of Rosenwald Schools on Black Achievement (with Dan Aaronson)

11:30 am lunch

1:00 pm Tarek Hassan (Chicago Booth),  The Economic Impact of Social Ties: Evidence from German Reunification (with Konrad Burchardi)

2:00 pm break

2:20 pm Lakshmi Iyer
  (HBS), The Cost of Property Rights: Establishing Institutions on the Philippine Frontier Under American Rule, 1898-1918 (with Noel Maurer)

3:20 pm adjourn and coffee with graduate students