The Pinhas Sapir Economic Policy Forum and The Eitan Berglas School of Economics Conference Sunday – Tuesday, July 2-4, 2017

02 ביולי 2017, 9:00 
בניין בית הספר לכלכלה, 101 
TAU_SAPIR Conference

The Pinhas Sapir Economic Policy Forum Founded by Samuel Rothberg and the Eitan Berglas School of Economics cordially invite you to:

“The Long Shadow of History: The Role of Geographical, Institutional, Cultural, and Human Factors in Comparative Economic Development”

Sunday – Tuesday, July 2-4, 2017

Please RSVP here >>

Sunday, July 2th

Reception

09:00-9:15

Oded Galor

“Geographical Origins and Economic Consequences of Language Structures” (joint with Omer Ozak and Assaf Sarid).

09:15-10:15

Coffee Break

10:15-10:30

Sascha Becker

“The Economic Effects of Catholic Censorship During the Counter-Reformation” (joint with Francisco J. Pino and Jordi Vidal-Robert).

10:30-11:30

Coffee Break

11:30-11:45

Stelios Michalopoulos

"Folklore and Culture"

11:45-12:45

Lunch

12:45-14:00

Carl-Johan Dalgaard

“Physiological Constraints and Comparative Economic Development” (joint with Strulik).

 

14:00-15:00

Coffee Break

15:00-15:15

Karine van der Beek

“Wheels of Change: Skill biased natural resources and industrialization in eighteenth century England” (joint with Joel Mokyr and Assaf Sarid)

15:15-16:15

Coffee Break

16:15-16:30

Yannay Spitzer

“Pale in Comparison: The Economic Ecology of the Jews as a Rural Service Minority”.

16:30-17:30

Monday, July 3th

Elhanan Helpman

“The Productivity Slowdown and the Declining Labor Share: A Neoclassical Exploration” (joint with Gene M. Grossman, Ezra Oberfeld, and Thomas Sampson)

09:00-10:00

Coffee Break

 

10:00-10:15

David Weil

“The Global Spatial Distribution of Economic Activity: Nature, History, and the Role of Trade” (joint with Vernon Henderson, Tim Squires and Adam Storeygard).

10:15-11:15

Coffee Break 10:00-10:15

David Weiss

“Women’s Liberation as a Financial Innovation” (joint with Moshe Hazan and Hosny Zoabi).

11:30-12:30

Lunch   

 

12:30-13:45

Paola Giuliano

"Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change" (joint with Nathan Nunn).

13:45-14:45

Coffee Break

14:45-15:00

Raphaël Franck

"Technology-Skill Complementarity in Early Phases of Industrialization" (joint with Oded Galor). 

15:00-16:00

Coffee Break

16:00-16:15

Ori Katz

“The Effect of Industrialization on Fertility and Human Capital: Evidence from the United States in the 19th Century”.

16:15-17:15

Tuesday, July 4th

Davide Cantoni

"The Origins of Fiscal Capacity" (joint with Cathrin Mohr).

09:00-10:00

Coffee Break

 

10:00-10:15

Luigi Pascali

“Religion, Division of Labor and Conflict: Anti-Semitism in German Regions over 600 Years” (joint with Sascha Becker).

10:15-11:15

Coffee Break 10:00-10:15

Joachim Voth

“Rage Against the Machines: Labor Saving Technology and the Unrest in England, 1830-1832” (joint with Bruno Caprettini).

11:30-12:30

Lunch   

12:30-14:00

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