Economic History and Development Workshops Spring 2015


Cem Ovyat

University of Greenwich, UK

Land Inequality, Conflict and Education: The Case of Southeastern Turkey
Tuesday, March 3, 4pm

Thompson Hall 919

(Joint with Political Economy Workshop)


Katherine Newman and Rourke O’Brien

UMASS-Amherst and Harvard School of Public Health

Taxing the Poor: Doing Damage to the Truly Disadvantaged.

Wednesday March 11, 4pm

Thompson Hall 919

(Followed by Wine and Cheese Reception)


Mehrene Larudee


Did Capital Go Away? Capital Flight as One Possible Cause of the Decline in [beta] during and after World War I.

Wednesday April 1, 4pm

Thompson Hall 919


Patrick L. Mason

Florida State University

Racial composition of the police force and efficient policing: less biased policing and more public safety

Friday April 17, 3pm

Gordon Hall 3rd Floor Conference Room