The editors of the Economic History Review invite you to join a workshop on the economic history of infant and child health and growth, which will take place virtually via Zoom at 12:00-14:00 (GMT), on Friday, 19 March 2021.
The workshop will discuss three recent papers and their implications for further research in the field:
Gao, P. and Schneider, E.B. (2021). The growth pattern of British children, 1850–1975. 'The Economic History Review', https://doi.org/10.1111/ehr.13002
Galofré‐Vilà, G. and Harris, B. (2021). Growth before birth: the relationship between placental weights and infant and maternal health in early twentieth‐century Barcelona. 'The Economic History Review', https://doi.org/10.1111/ehr.13026
Jaadla, H., Potter, E., Keibek, S. and Davenport, R. (2020). Infant and child mortality by socio‐economic status in early nineteenth‐century England . 'The Economic History Review', https://doi.org/10.1111/ehr.12971
Discussants are Tim Hatton and Martin Dribe.
The workshop will include short presentations by the authors followed by comments from the discussants and then an open discussion.
Note that attendee numbers are limited to 100.