Economic History and Development Workshop

This seminar meets 3-4 times a semester in which graduate students and faculty present research in progress on a range of topics in economic history and economic development.  Faculty from other UMass departments as well as faculty from other universities and colleges are frequently invited to both attend and present papers.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Title
Wednesday 
September 11
4:00 pm

Una Osili
Professor of Economics
Univeristy of Indiana

 

Wednesday
October 23
4:00 pm

Elizabeth Asiedu
Professor of Economics
University of Kansas

On the relationship between the share of women in parliament and the passing of gender sensitive laws: Evidence from developing countries. 
Wednesday
November 6
4:00 pm
Onur Ulas Ince
Fung Global Fellow at Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies
 
Wednesday
December 4
4:00 pm

Shahram Azhar
Assistant Professor of Economics
Bucknell University

Gendered Class Exploitation and Modes of Surplus Appropriation in the Pakistani Labor Force (1980-2017) 

 

   

* All talks will be held on Wednesdays at 4 pm in 209 Crotty Hall
 


Room 209
Crotty Hall
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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

For more details contact Professor Wa Githinji at mwangi@econs.umass.edu