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Penn Economic History Forum

2013-2014

All sessions of the Penn Economic History Forum are held on Fridays, 2:00-4:00 in the History Department Lounge, College Hall 209 unless otherwise noted. All are welcome.

Co-Conveners:
Walter Licht (Department of History, University of Pennsylvania)
Daniel Raff (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)

September 27, 2013

Esther SaHle, London School of Economics

"The competitive edge of the reliable Friends? Contract enforcement among London Quakers, c. 1660-1800" (PDF)

October 18, 2013

Walter Licht, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania

“A Mercantilist Outpost [Chapter 1 of American Capitalisms: A Global History]"

November 6, 2013

AnDrei Markevich (co-Author, Ekaterina Zhuravskaya), New economic School, Moscow

“Economic Consequences of Emancipation of Serfs: Evidence from Russia"

Session Co-sponsored with the Russian History & Culture Workshop, 4:30-6:00

January 24, 2014

Daniel Raff, Management Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

“What Became of Borders?"

Copies are available in the History Department Office, College Hall 208.

February 21, 2014

Christopher Jones, School of Historical, Philosophic and Religious Studies, University of Arizona

"Energy as Politics: Energy Transitions and American Political Economy,1820-1930" (PDF)

March 21, 2014

Caitlin Rosenthal, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley

A Calculating Atlantic: Distance, Management, and Moral Reckoning

This paper is available to Penn faculty and students on PennBox; others should request it by email to rrebekah@sas.upenn.edu.

Session will be held in College Hall 219.

April 25, 2014

Steve Hindle, W.M. Keck Foundation Director of Research, Huntington Library

"The Micro-Management of a Late Seventeenth Century English Landed Estate"

This paper is available to Penn faculty and students on PennBox; others should request it by email to rrebekah@sas.upenn.edu.