Economic History and Development Workshop

A seminar meeting 3-4 times a semester in which graduate students and faculty from the Economics Department and other Colleges and Universities present research in progress on a range of topics in economic history and economic development.

Spring 2017 Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Title
March 3

4:00 pm
Alfredo (Riko) Rosete
​Mt. Holyoke College
April 5
4:00 pm
Anirban Karak
​UMass Amherst
Profitability or Industrial Relations: What Explains Manufacturing Performance Across Indian States? (With Deepankar Basu)
April 19
4:00 pm
Anne Fitzpatrick
UMass Boston
The Impact of Public Health Sector Stockouts on Private Health Sector Care: Evidence from the Ugandan Antimalarial Market

4:00 pm
209 Crotty Hall
Vamsi Vakulabharanam
​UMass Amherst
Sripad Motiram
UMass Boston
Class, Caste and the Production of City Space: Perspectives from Indian Cities

* Jointly sponsored with the Political Economy Workshop


Room 209
Crotty Hall
University of Massachusetts Amherst


Papers should be posted at least one week prior to presentation.

The Economic History and Development Workshop is being organized in Spring 2017 by Priyanka Srivastava, 709 Herter Hall.  For more details contact Professor Srivastava at