2015 eabh Workshop for New Scholars in Financial History
Brussels, March 9th and March 10th 2015
Monday March 9th
10.30-11.00: Welcome Coffee
- Pamfili Antipa (Banque de France): How Fiscal Policy Affects the Price Level: Britain’s First Experience with Paper Money. Discussant: Prof. Pierre‐Guillaume Méon
- Victoria Barnes (University of Reading): The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree: English Bank Regulation and Branching Strategies in the Nineteenth Century. Discussant: Prof. Pierre-Guillaume Méon
13.30-15.00: Keynote Speech
- Kris Mitchener (Santa Clara University and NBER): The Great Recession as a Prism for the New Economic History of Banking.
15.00-15.30: Coffee Break
15.30-17.45: Session 2
- William Quinn (Queen's University Belfast): Squeezing the Bears: Cornering Risk and Limits on Arbitrage during the British Bicycle Mania, 1896-‐1898. Discussant: Prof. Ariane Szafarz
- Tobias Vogelsang (London School of Economics): The Allied Distribution of Reparations after World War I Political Agency and the Performativity of Accounting. Discussant: Prof. Kim Oosterlinck
- Andrea Papadia (London School of Economics): Sovereign Defaults during the Great Depression: New Data, New Evidence. Discussant: Prof. Kim Oosterlinck
19.30: Dinner at Mirabelle, 459, chaussée de Boondael (http://www.mirabelle.be)
Tuesday March 10th
09.00-10.00: Senior Speaker
- Kim Oosterlinck (ULB, SBS-‐EM): Politics and the Conversion of French Sovereign Bonds.
- Kalina Dimitrova (National Bank of Bulgaria): Presentation of the South-‐East European Monetary History Data Volume.
10.15-10.45: Coffee Break
10.45-12.15: Session 4
- James Lee and Filippo Mezzanotti (Harvard Business School): Bank Distress and Manufacturing: Evidence from the Great Depression. Discussant: Prof. Hugues Pirotte
- Sébastian Alvarez (University of Geneva): Playing with Fire? Internationalization and Condition of Mexican Banks prior to the 1982 Debt Crisis. Discussant: Prof. Hugues Pirotte
12.15: Lunch followed by the visit of the Cantillon Brewery