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Seminarios académicos y conferencias

VI EH Clio Lab Conference

2 Agosto 2018 - 09:00

Sala Postgrado, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas UC

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THURSDAY AUGUST 2, 2018
9:00 REGISTRATION
9:10 OPENING REMARKS
9:20 SESSION 1: CULTURE OF INDIVIDUALISM AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Andrés Zambrano (Uniandes), “Entrepreneurship, Information and Learning ” (with William Maloney)
  • Discussant: José Tessada (PUC Chile, FinanceUC and EH Clio Lab)
  • Martin Fiszbein (Boston U), “Frontier Culture: The Roots and Persistence of “Rugged Individualism” in the United States” (with Samuel Bazzi and Mesay Gebresilasse)
  • Discussant: Francisco Gallego (PUC Chile and EH Clio Lab)

11:40 COFFEE BREAK
12:00 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

  • James Fenske (Warwick), “Linguistic Distance and Market Integration in India” (with Namrata Kala)

13:10 LUNCH
14:20 SESSION 2: ECONOMIC SHOCKS AND FERTILITY

  • Francisco Gallego (PUC Chile and EH Clio Lab), “The Impact of Exogenous Economic Shocks on Fertility Decisions in a Commodity-Exporting Economy: the Case of Chile” (with Jeanne Lafortune)
  • Discussant: Martin Fiszbein (Boston U)

15:30 SESSION 3: WORK IN PROGRESS I

  • Felipe Gonzalez (PUC Chile and EH Clio Lab), “Lost in transition? Politicians after democratization” (with Pablo Muñoz and Mounu Prem)
  • Ömer Özak (Southern Methodist University), “The Neolithic and Life Expectancy: A Double-Edged Sword” (with Oded Galor and Raphael Frank)

FRIDAY AUGUST 3, 2018
9:00 SESSION 4: EARLY PATTERNS OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITY AND HISTORICAL MIGRATION IN ARGENTINA

  • Santiago Pérez (UC Davis), “Railroads and the Rural to Urban Transition: Evidence from 19th-Century Argentina”
  • Discussant: Francisco Pino (U de Chile)
  • Federico Droller (Usach) “Patterns of Agricultural Production and Long-run Development in Argentina’s Fertile Plains, 1914-1994” (with Martin Fiszbein)
  • Discussant: Santiago Pérez (UC Davis)

11:20 COFFEE BREAK
11:40 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

  • Daniele Paserman (Boston U), “Assortative Mating in the United States, 1850-1940” (with Claudia Olivetti, Laura Salisbury, and Anna Weber)

12:50 LUNCH
14:00 SESSION 5: WORK IN PROGRESS II

  • Jeanne Lafortune (PUC Chile and EH Clio Lab), “Second Industrial Revolution in the Manufacturing US sector” (with Martin Fiszbein, Ethan Lewis and José Tessada)
  • Francisco Pino (U de Chile), “Did Railroads Increase Political Competition? Evidence from the US 19th century Elections?” (with Laura Salisbury)


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“Conferencia realizada con el aporte de la Vicerrectoría de Investigación de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, y de Conicyt through Proyectos Fondecyt Regular 1181812 y 1161621, y Proyectos Fondecyt Iniciación 11160290, 11170258 y 11160874”.