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.

Fall 2018 Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Title
October 17
4:00 pm
Charalampos Konstantinidis
Agriculture and Uneven Development in the European Union
October 24
4:00 pm

Tarun Jain
Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India

Reshaping Adolescents’ Gender Attitudes: Evidence from a School-Based
Experiment in India (with Diva Dhar and Seema Jayachandran)

October 31
4:00 pm

Maria del Pilar Lopez-Uribe
Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia

Buying off the Revolution:
Evidence from the Colombian National Peasant Movement, 1957-1985

November 6*
4:00 pm

Lynda Pickbourn
Hampshire College

Does Aid Work in Africa? The Case of Aid to the Health, Water, and Santitation Sectors

December 12
4:00 pm

Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong
National Science Foundation


* All talks will be held on Wednesdays at 4 pm in 209 Crotty Hall
with the exception of November 6, which is a Tuesday

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