To bring together scholars who explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences

Programme

Showing: Economic History (all days)
Wed 4 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 5 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30
    19.00 - 20.15
    20.30 - 22.00

Fri 6 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 7 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.00 - 17.00

All days
Wednesday 4 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
K-1 - ECO04 : Comparative Historical Analyses of Economic, Occupational, and Geographical Change in Europe, Latin America, and Canada
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Leigh Shaw-Taylor
Organizer: Keith SugdenDiscussant: Carmen Sarasua
Marc Badia-Miró , Anna Carreras-Marín : Latin America Occupational Structure: a Case Study of Chile, 1854-1907
M. Erdem Kabadayi , Uygar Karaca : A Comparative Analysis of Regional Economic Development and Urbanisation in Southeast Europe and West Anatolia, 1840-2000
Keith Sugden , Sebastian Keibek & Leigh Shaw-Taylor : Adam Smith Revisited: the Importance of Coal to the Location of the Woollen Manufacture in England Before Mechanization, c. 1500-1800
Roger Sugden : Economic Development and the Long Run Occupational Structure of Canada, British Columbia, and the Okanagan, British Columbia, 1881 - 2011



Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
K-2 - ECO05 : Economic Inequality in Preindustrial Europe
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Cormac O'Grada
Organizer: Guido AlfaniDiscussant: Wouter Ryckbosch
Erik Bengtsson : Peasant Aristocrats? Wealth Inequality between Parliamentarians and their Voters in Sweden before 1865
Gabriel Brea Martinez , Joana-Maria Pujadas-Mora : (De)composing Inequality along Four Centuries in the Barcelona Area, 1481-1880
Matteo Di Tullio : Long-term Trends in Wealth Inequality and the Rise of the Fiscal-military State in the Republic of Venice (ca. 1450-1800)
Alpay Filiztekin , Hulya Canbakal & Irfan Kokdas : Inequality in the Ottoman Balkans 1660-1840
Walter Scheidel : Income and Wealth Inequality in the Ancient Greco-Roman World: what can we know?


W-2 - LAB15 : Rethinking Oil, Labour and Politics II
6 CP/01/037 6 College Park, School of Sociology
Networks: Economic History , Labour , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Touraj Atabaki
Organizer: Peyman JafariDiscussants: -
Peyman Jafari : Linkages of Oil and Politics: Oil Strikes and Dual Power in the Iranian Revolution
Maral Jefroudi : Embeddedness in the Iranian Oil Industry before Revolution: Labour, Capital , and State
Gemma Jennings : Oil, Identity and Inequality: a Transnational History of Labour
Marta Musso : Algerian Oil Workers' and the Independence War
Shira Pinhas : From the ‘a’ in Haifa to the Last ‘k’ in Kirkuk: Oil Workers', Infrastructure and the Structuring of the Post-Ottoman Middle East



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
K-3 - ECO06 : Energy, Development and Sustainability
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chairs: -
Organizer: Cristián DucoingDiscussants: -
Ann-Kristin Bergquist , Magnus Lindmark : The Growth of the Green Sector in Sweden c 1970-2014
Cristián Ducoing : Machinery Prices and Wealth Measures
Diego Sesma : Water: the Overlooked Energy Resource
Dimitrios Theodoridis : The White Man’s Relief - the Ecological Foundations of British Trade in the Nineteenth Century


L-3 - ECO17 : War, Blockade and the Evolution of Trade and Organization of Trading Networks during the Napoleonic Period
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Pepijn Brandon
Organizer: Marjolein Hart, 'tDiscussant: Christiaan van Bochove
Hilde Greefs : International Trade during a Period of Disruption and Change. The Case of Antwerp, 1795-1815
Marjolein Hart, 't : Wars, Blockades, and Economic Change in the Netherlands, 1795-1813
Johan Joor : Dutch North Sea Fishery in Times of Trouble and Turmoil. Fishing, Smuggling, ‘Forced Communication’ and the Maintenance of Trading Networks by Dutch Fishermen during the Napoleonic Continental Blockade, 1806-1813
Dirk Lueb : Smuggling Networks in the Southern Netherlands during the French Period, 1795 – 1814


N-3 - ELI16 : Elite Property Strategies: Taxation, Consumption, Business, Finance
PFC/02/018 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Elites and Forerunners Chair: Susanna Fellman
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Nadia Fernandez de Pinedo : Urban Elites: Social Stratification and Consumption Circa 1750
Elena Korchmina : Did Russian Nobles want to pay Taxes before the Napoleonic Invasion?
Shunsuke Nakaoka : The Age of Great Auction –Selling the Fine Art, Reallocation of the Precious Collection, and the Role of Modern Japanese Wealthy Business Elite


P-3 - SOC27 : Social Fragmentation and New Dividing Lines in the 20th Century
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Social Inequality Chair: Marjolein Schepers
Organizers: Matti Hannikainen, Jeroen TouwenDiscussants: -
Henric Haggqvist : Openness to Trade and Unemployment in the Nordic Countries – Divergences and Convergences, 1920-2000
Matti Hannikainen : Tensions and Compromises between Agrarian and Wage-Work Interests in the Finnish Pension Policy
Ilaria Pavan : A Fascist Heritage? Continuity and Discontinuity in the Italian Welfare State between WWII and the Seventies
Sakari Saaritsa , Jarmo Peltola : Health Responses and Social Returns to Sanitary Investments in Finnish Cities, 1860s-1930s
Jeroen Touwen : Losing Jobs during a Boom: Unemployment and Foreign Trade in the Netherlands since 1950


V-3 - LAB03 : Democracy, Economy and Employment: Political and Ideological Evolution of Nordic and Iberian Socialists after the Economic Crisis of the 1970s
6 CP/01/035 6 College Park, School of Sociology
Networks: Economic History , Labour , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Pauli Kettunen
Organizer: Sami OutinenDiscussants: -
Alan Granadino : The Economic Policy of the Portuguese Socialist Party, the Carnation Revolution and the Crises of the 1970s. From Autogestão to Social-Liberalism
Ilkka Kärrylä : From Democratization to Marketization - Social Democrats and Economic Democracy in Finland and Sweden, 1970s-1980s
Sami Outinen : Vanguards of Social Democratic Third Way Policy: Nordic Social Democrats, Employment and Emerging Economic Globalization 1975?1986



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
K-4 - ECO07 : Epidemiological Shocks with not so Inevitable Consequences? Capturing and Explaining the Economic Effects of Pre-industrial Plague Outbreaks
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Health and Environment Chair: Maarten Prak
Organizers: Daniel Curtis, Bram van BesouwDiscussant: Wouter Ryckbosch
Daniel Curtis : Reconstructing Mortality in the Face of Plagues and Warfare during the Seventeenth Century Low Countries
Joris Roosen : Plague, Death-blow or Window of Opportunity? Market Speculation in Times of Plague in the County of Hainaut, 1349-1500
Tarek Sabraa , Stuart Borsch : Charting the Population Effects of the Black Death throughout the Middle East
Nukhet Varlik : The Black Death and its Long Term Political Consequences in the Ottoman Empire



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
A-5 - ASI04 : A Geo-spatial Analysis of Agricultural Productivity in the Ottoman Empire and Turkey
LAN/OG/049 Lanyon Building
Networks: Asia , Economic History Chair: Michael Pammer
Organizer: Semih CelikDiscussant: Michael Pammer
Ayca Akarcay , Nurhan Davutyan & Sezgin Polat : Agricultural Output and Other Consequences of 1915 in the Turkish Transition from Empire to Republic
Semih Celik , Erdem Kabadayi : Agricultural Productivity in Western and Central Anatolia: a Regional Perspective 1840-1950
Antonis Hadjikyriacou : Digital Elevation Model (DEM) Analysis of Agricultural Production Data from the 1572 Ottoman Fiscal Survey of Cyprus


K-5 - ECO08 : Finance, the State and Development in Independent Africa
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Gareth Austin
Organizer: Gareth AustinDiscussants: -
Denis Cogneau , Yannick Dupraz, Justine Knebelmann, Sandrine Mesple-Somps : The Evolution of Public Finance from Colonial Times to Today, through Structural Adjustment
Hanaan Marwah : Institutional Failure or an Unsustainable Foreign Debt Burden? Financing and Management of Ghana State-owned Electricity Distribution 1960-2002
Chibuike Uche : Nigeria and the Sterling Area 1967-80


L-5 - ECO25 : Financial Markets and Intermediation
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Christiaan van Bochove
Organizers: -Discussant: Christiaan van Bochove
Christos Desyllas : Strange and Powerful Forms of Credit
Adrian Leonard : The Merits of Joint Stock: Floating Marine Insurance Companies on a Bubble
Christopher Pihl : Between Personal and Institutional Trust? The Bank of Sweden in the Seventeenth Century Credit Market
Tonia Ruppenthal , Rosemarie Schade : A Historically Successful Business Model: Financing Benedictine Abbey’s


M-5 - ELI06 : Female Entrepreneurs as Business Elite: Property Rights and Ownership, 18th - 20th Centuries
PFC/02/017 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Elites and Forerunners , Women and Gender Chair: Marja Vuorinen
Organizers: Susana Martínez-Rodríguez, Galina UlyanovaDiscussant: Béatrice Craig
Susana Martínez-Rodríguez : Business Enterprises with Female Partners in Spain. Evidence from the First 50 Years of the Spanish Business Register
Galina Ulyanova : Female Entrepreneurs as Board Directors and Stakeholders of the Biggest Russian Joint-stock Companies, 1870-1900



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
K-6 - SPE02 : The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the 21st Century, by Walter Scheidel
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Antiquity , Economic History , Social Inequality , World History Chair: Anne Mccants
Organizer: Neville MorleyDiscussants: Guido Alfani, Lucy Grig, Willem Jongman, Brooks Kaiser, Geoffrey Kron, Wouter Ryckbosch, Walter Scheidel



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
K-7 - ECO09a : Institutions of Labour Coercion: Towards a Global Perspective I
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Labour Chair: Erik Green
Organizer: Mikolaj MalinowskiDiscussant: Gareth Austin
Piotr Guzowski : How to Measure the Level of Serfdom? The Index of Serfdom
Alexander Klein : Understanding Serfdom: Methodology for Limited Access Societies
Mats Olsson , Mats Olsson : Extraction from Coerced and Free Labour, Sweden 1750–1900


L-7 - ECO18 : Was there Enough Food? Case Studies on the Availability of Foodstuffs in Times of Famine
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Timo Myllyntaus
Organizer: Timo MyllyntausDiscussant: Timo Myllyntaus
Declan Curran : Silver Coin Shortages during the Great Irish Famine (1845-1850) and Sen’s Food Entitlement Approach
Marja Erikson : Harvest Failure but no Famine: a Study of Relief Administration in East Central Sweden, 1840–1847
Gudmundur Jonsson : Food Availability in Iceland during the Famine of 1801–1805
Marten Seppel : How to Define and Determine the End Point of a Famine? The Comparison of Northern European Famines, 1603-1709


X-7 - ECO19 : Well-being and Inequality in Modern Europe
6UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Economic History Chair: Tamas Vonyo
Organizers: Herman J. de Jong, María Gómez-León, Stefan NikolicDiscussants: -
Mary E. Cox : Neutrality and Nutrition: Sweden and the First World War
Herman J. de Jong , María Gómez-León : Income Inequality in Germany and Britain, 1900-1950
Giacomo Gabbuti : A Noi! Economic Inequality and the Political Economy of Italian Fascism
Daniel Gallardo Albarrán , Joost Veenstra : Sanitary infrastructures and the decline of mortality in Germany, 1877-1913
Stefan Nikolic , Filip Novokmet : Income Inequality in Eastern Europe, 1900-1950



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
K-8 - ECO09b : Institutions of Labour Coercion: Towards a Global Perspective II
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Labour Chair: Mikolaj Malinowski
Organizer: Erik GreenDiscussant: Gareth Austin
Angus Dalrymple-Smith : Comparative Trajectories and Commercial Transitions in Three West African Export Economies 1630 to 1860
Erik Green , Jutta Bolt : How Important was Labour Coercion for the Success of European Settler Farming in Africa?
Calumet Links , Erik Green : Myth or Fact: the Adaptability of Coerced Labour on the Eighteenth Century Eastern Cape Colonial Frontier
Igor Martins : Slave Trade Act 1807: How does a Slave Import Ban Impacts Slave Purchasing Behavior of Farmers in Cape Colony?


W-8 - LAB23 : Workers, Employers, Companies: a Dialogue between Labour History and Business History
6 CP/01/037 6 College Park, School of Sociology
Networks: Economic History , Labour Chair: Stefan Berger
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Knud Andresen : Multinational Companies in South Africa during Apartheid: a Case of Labour Regulation or of Human Rights?
Linda Clarke , Ian Fitzgerald : Blacklisting and the Free Movement of Labour, with Particular Reference to the British Construction Industry
Jose Rowell Tapac Corpuz : Competition and Rent-Seeking During the Slave Trade: the Royal African Company and Chiefs in the Seventeenth-Century Gold Coast
Jordi Ibarz , Brendan von Briesen : From Corporations to Companies: the Development of Capitalism in Maritime Cargo-handling in the Port of Barcelona (c. 1760-1863)



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
B-9 - MAT06 : Workers as Consumers: Identities, Practices and Collective Action
OSCR Lanyon Building
Networks: Economic History , Labour , Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Sean O'Connell
Organizer: Jackie ClarkeDiscussant: Sean O'Connell
Anaïs Albert : Consumption as “Hidden Text” in the 1917 Midinettes’ Strike in Paris
Amélie Beaumont : Producing and Consuming Services: Luxury Hotel Workers as Customers
Jackie Clarke : Mobilising Workers' as Consumers in Post-68 France
Fanny Gallot : Engaging Workers through Cosmetic Products: the Case of l’Oréal in the 1960s and 1970s


K-9 - ECO15 : Transnational Connections of Slave-based Activities in the 18th and 19th Century
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Pepijn Brandon
Organizers: Tamira Combrink, Gerhard de Kok, Karin LurvinkDiscussant: Pepijn Brandon
Tamira Combrink : Mapping Slave-based Commodity Chains
Nick Draper : Transnational Slave-ownership in Europe's Caribbean Colonies
Karin Lurvink , Gerhard Kok : International Involvement of Dutch Merchants in the Slave Trade and Insurance of Slavery in the 18th Century
Göran Rydén , Chris Evans : From the Forge to the Field: a Commodity Chain from Scandinavia to the Gold Coast
Anka Steffen : Silesian Serfs and their Contribution to the Atlantic Trade



Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
K-10 - ECO26 : Measuring Wages and Wealth
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Tamas Vonyo
Organizers: -Discussant: Mikolaj Malinowski
Ernesto López , Mario García-Zuñiga : Building Wages in Madrid (1737-1800). On the Complexity of Wage Formation in Preindustrial Times
Jørgen Modalsli : Measuring Long-run Wealth Inequality
Jacob Weisdorf , Jane Humphries : Unreal Wages? A New Empirical Foundation for the Study of Real Income and Economic Growth in England, 1260-1860



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
A-11 - AFR06 : African Economic Development since Independence: Country Experiences
LAN/OG/049 Lanyon Building
Networks: Africa , Economic History Chair: Chibuike Uche
Organizer: Gareth AustinDiscussant: David Green
Gareth Austin : Ghana, the Perennial Test-Case in Africa’s Dramatic Development History, 1957-2011
Erik Green : Why is Malawi Lagging Behind? A Revision of its Post-colonial “Peasant-based” Economic History
Elen Hillbom : Mauritius: the Post-colonial Success of an African Small Island State


G-11 - MID07a : Land, Houses and Mortgage Credit: towards a Comparative Perspective (1300-1600)
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Economic History , Middle Ages Chair: Jaco Zuijderduijn
Organizer: Jaco ZuijderduijnDiscussants: -
Heidi Deneweth : Mortgaging, Economic Development and Inequality. Bruges, 16th and 17th Centuries
Johannes Kaska : Mortgages as Dowers and Dowries in the Late Medieval Lambach Estate (Upper Austria)
Michael Schraer : Real Estate and Credit: Jewish Lending in the Crown of Aragon, 1350-1400


K-11 - ECO12 : The Origins of Neoliberalism: Economic Thought and International Relations in the 1930s
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Thomas Welskopp
Organizer: Hagen Schulz-ForbergDiscussant: Thomas Welskopp
Martin Beddeleem : Embedding Liberalism within Science: the Epistemological Groundwork of Early Neoliberalism
Søren Friis : The Peaceful Science? Economics, Politics and Social Science Networking at a Nordic Interwar Think-Tank
Hagen Schulz-Forberg : The Institutional and Intellectual Birth of Neoliberalism


L-11 - ECO03 : Backlash by Nature or Backwardness? Comparison of Estonian and Finnish Famines in the 1860s
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Gudmundur Jonsson
Organizer: Timo MyllyntausDiscussant: Mats Morell
Henrik Forsberg : ‘If They Do Not Want To Work And Suffer, They Must Starve And Die.’ Irish and Finnish Famine Historiography Compared
Antti Häkkinen : The Great Famine of the 1860's in Finland: a Man-made Disaster?
Jan Kunnas : Finnish Agricultural Production Capacity, Import and Export of Food during and at the Dawn of the 1866-1868 Famine: any Lessons for the Present?
Timo Myllyntaus : Substitute Food in Copying with Famines Comparison of Survival Strategies in Preindustrial Estonia and Finland



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
G-12 - MID07b : Land, Houses and Mortgage Credit: towards a Comparative Perspective II (1600-1800)
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Economic History , Middle Ages Chair: Heidi Deneweth
Organizer: Jaco ZuijderduijnDiscussants: -
Samuel Nussbaum : Mortgages and the Land Market in Vienna’s Wine-Growing Hinterland (Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries)
José Luis Peña-Mir : Regulation and Reality. Mortgage Credit and Contract Design in Spain from the Ancien Régime to the Liberal State
Richard Yntema : Industrial Finance and the Mortgage Market in Amsterdam during the Dutch Republic
Jaco Zuijderduijn : The Long Walk to Court. Access to Law Courts in East and West


K-12 - ECO11 : Societal Responses to Food Crises: Revealing Coping Mechanisms in Pre-Industrial Africa, Asia and Europe.
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Michiel de Haas
Organizers: Michiel de Haas, Kostadis PapaioannouDiscussant: Michiel de Haas
Cedric Chambru : Weather Variations, Social Distress and Institutions in Pre-Indusrial France (1661-1789)
Jessica Dijkman : Urban Grain Stocks and Subsidized Bread Distribution in Towns in the Dutch Republic in the 16th-18th Centuries
Kostadis Papaioannou : Resource Endowments and Agricultural Commercialization in Colonial Africa: did Labour Seasonality and Food Security Drive Uganda’s Cotton Revolution?
Bram van Besouw : Warfare and the Rural Market for Recovery: Lease Markets and Sharecroppers in the Guelders River Area, 1520-1543



Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
G-13 - MID09a : Management and Transfers of Real Estate by Women in the Pre-industrial Period I (Middle Ages)
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Economic History , Middle Ages Chair: Heidi Deneweth
Organizers: Heidi Deneweth, Lies VervaetDiscussant: Ann M Carlos
Andrea Bardyn : Managers or Carriers of Property? A Comparative Perspective on Women’s Participation in Property Markets in Late Medieval Brabant
Helen Manning : Quantifying Women’s Property Ownership during Periods of Parliamentary Enclosure (1750-1850)
Rebecca Mason : Female Proprietorship and the Transfer of Landed Estate by Remarrying Widows in Early Modern Scotland, c.1600-c.1750
Lies Vervaet : Women and the Management of Farms in Flanders, 14th-16th Centuries


K-13 - ECO13a : Towards an Integrated Quantitative Account of European Economic Development at the Regional Level 1500-1914: the Promise of Occupational Structure. I
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Erik Buyst
Organizers: Sebastian Keibek, Leigh Shaw-TaylorDiscussant: Guido Alfani
Maciej Bukowski , Piotr Korys, Maciej Tyminski : Late Feudalism or Start to Development? Evolution of Regional Occupational Structure of Polish Lands during Partitions (1750-1810)
Sebastian Keibek , Leigh Shaw-Taylor : The Occupational Structure in England and Wales 1580-1911: an Integrated Quantitative Account of Economic Development at National, Regional and Local Levels
Piotr Korys , Maciej Bukowski & Maciej Tyminski : The Road from Serfdom. Regional Occupational Structure of Polish Lands in the Nineteenth Century (1810-1921)
Carmen Sarasua : More Industrial than once thought. Occupational Structure in Eighteenth Century Spain


L-13 - TEC05 : Public Statistics and Quantification Tools to Measure the Rich and the Poor in Europe
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Science & Technology Chair: Cecilia Lanata Briones
Organizers: Cecilia Lanata Briones, Béatrice TouchelayDiscussant: Béatrice Touchelay
Helena Bergman , Johan Edman & Lena Erikson : Scientific State or State Science? The Knowledge-base of Swedish Welfare Research and Welfare Policy 1915–2015
Florence Jany-Catrice : Conflicts in Measuring and Using a Price Index - the Case of France over the Twentieth Century
Andrew Newell , Hector Gutierrez Rufrancos : Inequality among Working Households in Europe, 1890-1960
Elise Van Nederveen Meerkerk , Corinne Boter : Household Consumption in the Dutch Empire, 1890-1930


V-13 - LAB13 : Can Changes in Remuneration Cause Changes in Labour Relations?
6 CP/01/035 6 College Park, School of Sociology
Networks: Economic History , Labour Chair: Erik Green
Organizer: Karin HofmeesterDiscussant: Erik Green
Michiel de Haas : The Paradox of Low Wages in a Land Abundant Economy: Poverty, Policy and Labour Migration from Colonial Ruanda-Urundi to Buganda
Karin Hofmeester : Brief Introduction
Jan Lucassen , Paulo Teodoro de Matos & Pim de Zwart : Wage Levels and Labour Relations in India and Ceylon c. 1515-1870
Rombert Stapel : Coin Evidence as a Proxy for Spatial and Temporal Changes in Wage Labour in Late Medieval England and Wales


Z-13 - SOC16 : Business Interests and the Development of the Modern Welfare State
Music Lecture Theatre School of Music
Networks: Economic History , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations , Social Inequality Chair: Lex Heerma van Voss
Organizers: Pierre Eichenberger, Dennie Oude NijhuisDiscussant: Nils Edling
Pierre Eichenberger : No Monster Like the Beveridge Plan: Employers and the Shaping of the Welfare Mix in Switzerland
Susanna Fellman : Private or Public? Employer Attitudes and Strategies towards Welfare Reforms in Finland in the 1950s and 60s
Dennie Oude Nijhuis : Business Interests and the Development of the Dutch Welfare State
Thomas Paster : Business Interests and the Development of the German Welfare State



Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
K-14 - ECO13b : Towards an Integrated Quantitative Account of European Economic Development at the Regional Level 1500-1914: the Promise of Occupational Structure. II
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Sebastian Keibek
Organizers: Sebastian Keibek, Leigh Shaw-TaylorDiscussant: Leigh Shaw-Taylor
Erik Buyst : Changes in the Occupational Structure of the Belgian Provinces, 1846-1910
Stanislav Knob : Occupational Structure of Austrian Silesia 1880-1910
Alexis Litvine , Laurent Heyberger : Reconstructing French Occupational Structure before the Censuses. A Case for using Conscription Records (1818-1901)
Michael Pammer : The Occupational Structure of Austrian Districts: a Comparison of Census Records and Church Registers, 1890



Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
L-15 - ECO27 : Mortality accross Europe
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Family and Demography Chair: M. Erdem Kabadayi
Organizers: -Discussant: M. Erdem Kabadayi
Alan Fernihough , Mogan Kelly & Cormac Ó Gráda : Population and Poverty in Prefamine Ireland
Levente Pakot : Mortality Differentials and Vulnerability to Economic Stress in Western Hungary, 1828-1934
Cristina Victoria Radu , Peter Sandholt Jensen & Battista Severgnini & Paul Richard Sharp : Looking for Malthusian Mechanisms in Denmark


W-15 - ECO16 : Transnational Entanglements of Railways in European Centrally Planned Economies. Forms of Intrabloc and East-West Relations.
6 CP/01/037 6 College Park, School of Sociology
Network: Economic History Chair: Uwe Müller
Organizers: Falk Flade, Uwe MüllerDiscussant: Ralf Roth
Horváth Csaba : Leak in the Iron Curtain. The Operation of the Austrian-Hungarian GYSEV and the Fertövidéki Local Railway on the Borderline of two World Orders
Falk Flade : The Role of the OSJD in International Rail Transport in Eastern Europe
Zsuzsa Frisnyák : The Soviet Influence in the Operation of the Hungarian Railways
Dawid Keller : Polish State Railways - a Socialist Colossus with Feet of Clay (1945-1989)?