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