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CEB Conference

 

Second Macrohist Internal Workshop / ITN Macrohist

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
Université libre de BruxellesRoom
R42.2.110

 

 

Monday March 30th

9:30 - 10:00: Welcome Coffee – Atrium (42, av. F.D. Roosevelt – 1050 Brussels)

10:00 - 11:30: Institutions and Development, Chairman Pierre-Guillaume Méon (Université libre de Bruxelles)
For each speaker: 30 min presentation followed by a 15 min discussion

  • Mattia Fochesato (Sciences Po) Demographic Shocks, Labor Institutions and Wage Divergence in Early Modern Europe
  • Pierre-Guillaume Méon (Université libre de Bruxelles) and Khalid Sekkat (Université libre de Bruxelles), A Time to Throw Stones, a Time to Reap: How Long Does it Take for Democratic Reforms to Improve Institutional Outcomes?

11:30 - 11:45: Coffee Break

11:45 - 12:30: Finance

  • Marie Brière (Amundi, Paris Dauphine, and Université libre de Bruxelles) and Ariane Szafarz (Université libre de Bruxelles), Factor-Based versus Industry-Based Asset Allocation: The Contest

12:30 - 14:00: Lunch

14:00 - 14:45: Interwar

  • Ulas Karakoc (Humboldt University) Tariffs and Growth: the Case of Egyptian and Turkish Textiles in the Interwar Period

14:45 - 15:15: Coffee Break

Tuesday March 31st

9:00 - 9:15: Welcome Coffee

9:15 - 11:30: Financial History, Chairman Kim Oosterlinck (Université libre de Bruxelles)
For each speaker: 30 min presentation followed by a 15 min discussion

  • Pierre Pénet (Graduate Institute Geneva), The Colonization of U.S Financial Regulation by Credit Ratings During the Interwar Period (192?-1938): the Contemporary Legacy of a Crisis Experiment
  • Stefano Battilossi (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) Financial Repression Redux? A Historical View
  • Leigh Gardner (London School of Economics and Stellenbosch University) The ‘Empire Effect’ at Ground Level: Sovereign Debt and Economic Development in Liberia and Sierra Leone, 1871-1914

11:30 - 11:45: Coffee Break

11:45 - 12:30: Long Term Effects of War

  • Nikolaus Wolf and Paul Caruana-Galizia (Humboldt University) Bombs, Homes and Jobs: New Evidence for Germany

12:30 - 14:30: Lunch