Preliminary Programme

Showing: Economic History (all days)
Wed 12 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 13 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 14 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 15 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00

All days
Wednesday 12 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
D-2 ECO02 Historical Legacies of the Cash Crop Boom
Networks: Africa , Economic History Chairs: -
Organizer: Thomas Westland Discussants: -
Gareth Austin : The Political Economy of Growth in Beverage-Crop Economies in Independent Africa: Ghana and Kenya Compared, 1973-1983
Michiel de Haas : Africa and the ‘New History of Capitalism’: Colonialism, Coercion and Cotton, 1820-1960
Per Hallén : Company Organization and Technological Change in Scandinavian Fishing until 1945
Thomas Westland : The Colonial Commodity Lottery: Linkages from Agriculture to Industry in the Tropics, c.1950-1970

Wednesday 12 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
D-3 ECO04 New Uses of Individual Financial Instruments in Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Trade
Network: Economic History Chair: Janine Maegraith
Organizers: Craig Muldrew, Joris van den Tol Discussant: Elise Dermineur Reuterswärd
Craig Muldrew : Measuring the Use of Inland Bills in Early Eighteenth Century England
Ellen Nye : Tax Farming Assignments as Credit Instruments in an Ottoman Era of Fiscal Innovation, 1690-1720.
Moto Takahashi : Savings Institutions in Eighteenth Century Japan
Joris van den Tol : Capital Colony: Credit on Barbados, 1634-1659

Wednesday 12 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
D-4 ECO19 The Causes and Effects of Economic Inequality since 1700
Network: Economic History Chair: Christiaan van Bochove
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Alfonso Diez Minguela, Alicia Gómez-Tello, Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia, Julio Martinez-Galarraga & Daniel A. Tirado-Fabregat : State Capacity and the Uneven Cost of Nation Building: Language Mismatch and Literacy Levels in Valencia
Jonas Geweke, Katja Rost & Malte Doehne : Determinants of Early Modern State Capacity: the Case of Swiss City-States, 1650-1798
Mikolaj Malinowski : Incredible Commitment: Oligarchy and State Failure in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

Thursday 13 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
C-5 ECO05 On the Regulation of Alcohol in Sweden – Consumption, Distribution and Production
Network: Economic History Chair: Lars Fredrik Andersson
Organizer: Lars Fredrik Andersson Discussants: -
Liselotte Eriksson : Voluntary Regulation of Alcohol – Health Effects of Abstinence and ‘Moderate Drinking’ in Early Twentieth Century Sweden
Kasper Hage Stjern : Brewing Under Pressure: Brewery Industry Response to State Alcohol Regulation in Norway and Sweden, 1900-1955
Paul Nystedt : The Causal Effects of Alcohol Policy Interventions on Strong Liquor Consumption in Sweden between 1900 and 1920
Hedvig Widmalm : Problems and Opportunities for Women Selling Alcohol in 18th Century Sweden

D-5 ECO15 Measuring and Comparing Past Economic Performances
Network: Economic History Chair: Mikolaj Malinowski
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Mario Holzner : Estimation of the Gross Domestic Product in Prussia from 1688-1806
Elena Korchmina, Mikolaj Malinowski : Income and its Extraction in Tzarist Russia in a Global Perspective
Svante Prado, Erik Bengtsson & Jakob Molinder : New Estimates of Swedish Historical National Accounts from the Income Side, 1860–1910

Thursday 13 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
D-6 ECO06 Technology, Work, and Wellbeing
Network: Economic History Chair: Alexandra de Pleijt
Organizer: Benjamin Schneider Discussant: Alexandra de Pleijt
Benjamin Schneider : The Race Between Productivity and Job Quality: British and American Cotton Spinning, 1830–1910
Guy Solomon, Joshua Rhodes : Work, Occupational Change, and Technological Adoption: Britain, 1851–1911
Hillary Vipond : Technological Change and Labour Displacement in Historical Perspective

V-6 ECO10 Transitions in African Trade and Health
Västra Hamngatan 25 AK2 134
Networks: Africa , Economic History Chair: Felix Meier zu Selhausen
Organizers: Felix Meier zu Selhausen, Federico Tadei Discussant: Gareth Austin
Jutta Bolt, Jeanne Cilliers : The Health of Nations: Long-run Patterns of Disease in Africa
Ewout Frankema, Felix Meier zu Selhausen : Africa’s Mineral Revolution in a Long-Term Trade Perspective
Federico Tadei, Michiel de Haas : Crops, Prices or Policies? Why Commodity Exports in British and French West Africa Diverged after the 1880s
Bram van Besouw, Michiel de Haas : Export Expansion and Colonial Coercion in British Africa during the Great Depression

Thursday 13 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
D-7 ECO07a The Eldercare Revolution: Agency and Strategy in the Care of the Aged in Early Modern Europe I
Network: Economic History Chair: Jaco Zuijderduijn
Organizers: Thomas Max Safley, Jaco Zuijderduijn Discussants: -
Mauro Carboni : Early Steps of Eldercare in Early Modern Italy: Bologna’s Asylum for Septuagenerians
Heidi Deneweth : Patterns of Cohabitation for and with the Elderly in Bruges and Brussels during the 18th Century
Ludwig Pelzl : Old Age, Social Mobility and Saving in South Germany, 17th to 18th Centuries

Thursday 13 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
D-8 ECO07b The Eldercare Revolution: Agency and Strategy in the Care of the Aged in Early Modern Europe II
Network: Economic History Chair: Heidi Deneweth
Organizers: Thomas Max Safley, Jaco Zuijderduijn Discussants: -
Thomas Max Safley : Financing Eldercare: the Transformation of Financial Markets and Changing Approaches to Old Age in Early Modern Germany
Anton Svensson : Old Age and Retirement in Premodern Stockholm
Jaco Zuijderduijn : Three Logics of Premodern Commercial Retirement

Friday 14 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
C-9 ECO08 The Industrialization and Policy Nexus: the Southern Cone Countries of South America in Comparative Perspective
Network: Economic History Chair: Svante Prado
Organizers: Cecilia Lara, Svante Prado Discussants: -
Jorge Álvarez : Structural Change and Economic Growth in New Zealand and Uruguay, 1870-1970
Juan Pablo Juliá Ciarelli, María Cecilia Lara : Tariff Protection in Latin American Countries during the 20th Century

D-9 ECO09 The Territories of the Illicit in the Colonial Situation (19th-20th Centuries)
Network: Economic History Chair: Nicola Schalkowski
Organizer: Béatrice Touchelay Discussant: Sandra Bott
Thomas Claré : Opium Smuggling as Transgression: a Socio-economic History of Fraud Practices in French Indochina (1898-1940)
Aparajita Mukhopadhyay : Transient Borders of Licit and Illicit: a case Study of Railway Crime in 19th Century British India
Léa Renard, Raffaela Pfaff : Negotiating the Boundary between Licit and Illicit Labour Coercion in the Colonial Situation: the ILO Committee of Experts on Native Labour (1927-1938)
Ned Richardson-Little : Guns Through the Grey Zone: Imperial Germany’s Support and Sabotage of Controls over the Arms Trade to Africa and the Middle East, 1890-1914

Friday 14 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
D-10 ECO18 Economic Development and Well-being of Workers
Network: Economic History Chair: Mikolaj Malinowski
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Jonatan Andersson : Staying or Leaving the Local Labour Market: the Migration Decisions of Young Adults During the Second Industrial Revolution in Sweden
Robin Philips, Bas van Leeuwen : Evidence on Worktime and Working Conditions in the Netherlands at the End of the 19th Century
Stephan Sander-Faes : Dead Ideas Walking: Agrarian Dualism and the “Little Divergence” Revisited

Friday 14 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
C-11 ECO17 The Cause and Consequences of (a Lack of) State Capacity
Network: Economic History Chair: Mikolaj Malinowski
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Stefania Galli, Dimitrios Theodoridis & Klas Rönnbäck : Destined to the Top? Intergenerational Wealth Transmission and Elite Persistence in the Caribbean at Turbulent Times (1760-1914)
Gudmundur Jonsson : Economic Inequality in Preindustrial Iceland: a Study of Wealth Distribution in 1703
Piotr Korys, Maciej Tyminski : Fighting Inequality. The Spatial Dimension of Economic Development in Communist and Post-communist Poland (1950-1995)

Friday 14 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
D-12 ECO16 Industries and Industrial Development in the Long 19th Century
Network: Economic History Chair: Christiaan van Bochove
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Aditi Dixit : Industrial Development, State Policies, and Trade Relations: a Comparison between India and Japan, ca 1850 to 1940
Stylianos Panagiotidis, - : The Formation of a New Empire: Analyzing the German Coal and Steel Industry 1871-1914

Saturday 15 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
A-13 ECO03a Viabundus Finland 1350-1650 - Roads and Travel Infrastructure in Medieval and Early Modern Finland, a Digital Approach (Viabundus I)
SEB salen (Z)
Network: Economic History Chair: Niels Petersen
Organizer: Tapio Salminen Discussants: -
Jenni Lares : Night in the Tavern. Accommodation Practices and Tavern Legislation in Premodern Finland
Tapio Salminen : Over the Fields and Far Away - Seasonality and the Logistics of Transport and Communication in Late Medieval and Early Modern Finland
Katrina Virtanen : Historical Research Data and an Open Spatial Database – Case Premodern Finland

Saturday 15 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
D-14 ECO13 Demand and Supply on Early Modern Credit Markets
Network: Economic History Chair: Christiaan van Bochove
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Staffan Albinsson : Jenny Lind's Financial Legacy
Nurhan Davutyan : The Penetration of European Banking into Ottoman Lands during the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century
Elise Dermineur Reuterswärd : Credit and the Poor in Pre-Industrial France
Alberto Feenstra : Innkeepers and other Middlemen. Financial Intermediation in Early-modern Dutch Debt

K-14 ECO03b Maritime Transport in Northern Europe, 14th-17th Centuries (Viabundus II)
Network: Economic History Chair: Tapio Salminen
Organizer: Bart Holterman Discussants: -
Kasper Andersen : Connecting a World of Water. The Role of Ferries in Late Medieval and Early Modern Denmark
Bart Holterman : Modelling Late Medieval and Early Modern Sea Routes in the North Sea Area
Niels Petersen : The Sea Port as Destination of Land Transport and the Organisation of Transshipment

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