The autumn 2020 sessions of the International Macro History Online Seminar will run from 23 September to 9 December 2020 and take place virtually every Wednesday at 17:00 (Geneva time).
The seminars will run for 60 minutes with an optional extra 15 minutes for further discussion (primarily with graduate students).
If you are a graduate student, please declare yourself as such below under 'Job title'.
- 23 September: Black Swans, Dragon Kings and Gray Rhinos: The World War of 1914-1918 and the Pandemic of 2020-?, Niall Ferguson
- 30 September: The Role of Sentiment in the Economy of the 1920s, Ali Kabiri & Harold James
- 7 October: Hidden Wealth, Neil Cummins
- 14 October: How Vulture Investors Draft Constitutions: North and Weingast 30 years Later, Marc Flandreau
- 21 October: Understanding Persistence, Morgan Kelly
- 28 October: When Property Rights Are Not Enough: Lessons from Renaissance Florence, Francesca Trivellato
- 4 November: The Berlin Stock Exchange in the ‘Great Disorder’, Caroline Fohlin
- 11 November: Corporate Finance of Industry in a Developing Economy: Panel Evidence from Imperial Russia, Amanda Gregg
- 18 November: What Determines the Capital Share over the Long Run of History?, Daniel Waldenström
- 25 November: Human Development in the Age of Globalisation, Leandro Prados de la Escosura
- 2 December: The Effects of Banking Competition on Growth and Financial Stability: Evidence from the National Banking Era, Mark A. Carlson
- 9 December: Contagion of Fear, Kris James Mitchener & Gary Richardson
Detailed programme and more info: https://www.graduateinstitute.ch/research-centres/centre-finance-and-development/seminar-series#International%20Macro%20History%20Online%20Seminar
Find recordings of past sessions: https://www.graduateinstitute.ch/research-centres/centre-finance-and-development/conference-papers-and-recordings