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Graduate Student Conference of the All-UC Economic History Group

Conference for graduate students preparing for the job market.

Saturday, September 26, 2009
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9383 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095


All events, except the reception and dinner, will be held in Bunche 9383.  The reception and dinner will be in the Faculty Center.


8:00            Breakfast


8:40            Welcome, introductions


9:00            Andrew Jalil, UCB, “The Macroeconomic Effects of Banking Panics”


10:00             Ricardo Fagoaga Hernandez, UCSD, “En Medio de Una Y Otra America: Guatemala's Fiscal and Economic Transitions, 1786-1821”           


11:00             Coffee break


11:15            Jon Fox, University of Arizona, “Public Health Movements, Local Poor Relief and Child Mortality in American Cities: 1923-1932”


12:15             Lunch


1:00             Jeffrey Greenbaum, UCB, “Endowments, Child Labor, and The Rise of Public Schooling: Evidence from the U.S. South”


2:00             Robert Welker, UCSD, “William A. Z. Edwards and the Neighborhood System of Exchange in Early California”


3:00            Coffee break


3:15             Estefania Santacreu-Vasut, UCB, “Diversity and Institutions: Theory and Evidence from British India Textile Industry”


4:15             Peter Zeitz, UCLA, “Do Local Institutions Affect All Foreign Direct Investors in the Same Way? Evidence from the Interwar Chinese Textile Industry”


5:30            Reception


6:30             Dinner & after-dinner tips & tales



Sponsor(s): Center for Economic History

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