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4rd Workshop: New Economic Historians of Latin America

Social Sciences Seminar January 20, 2017 Madrid

Información general

Venue: Fundación Ramón Areces, Vitruvio, 5. 28006. Madrid

  • Complete capacity

Organized by:

Fundación Ramón Areces

In cooperation with:

XARXA Economía i Politiques Publiques, Universidad de Barcelona, Instituto Figuerola de Historia y Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, London School of Economics and GLOCREd.

Coordinator/s:

Organizadores académicos: Antonio Tena Junguito Instituto Figuerola de Historia y Ciencias Sociales. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

 

Alonso Herranz Universidad de Barcelona

 

Alejandra Irigoin London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

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  • Programme

After a three successful meetings at LSE in London in 2013 and Geneva in 2014 and Barcelona 2015 we are organizing the IV Workshop "The New Economic Historians of Latin America" in Madrid el January 20th in collaboration with Instituto Figuerola (UC3M) and the Fundación Ramón Areces. The workshop brings together PhD students working on any field, period or region of Latin America's Economic History to present their research among peers and to discuss it with a group of economic historians and scholars interested in economic history and development of the region more broadly.

The convenors gratefully acknowledge the support of GLOCREd,Globalization, Growth and Inequality, a research network funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (ECO2015-71534 REDT).

Friday, 20

9:00

Welcome

Antonio Tena Junguito 
Instituto Figuerola de Historia y Ciencias Sociales. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

 

Introduction

Antonio Tena Junguito
Instituto Figuerola de Historia y Ciencias Sociales. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Alonso Herranz
Universidad de Barcelona.

Alejandra Irigoin
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

SESSION I

9:30

Tordesillas, Slavery and the Origins of Brazilian Inequality

Humberto Laudares
Graduate Institute Geneva.

Discussant:
Luis Angeles
Adam Smith Business School. University of Glasgow.

10:15

Fragmentation of an Empire: The Political Economy of Spain and its colonies in the late Bourbon period

Fernando Arteaga
Student College of Humanities. George Mason University.

Discussant:
Alejandra Irigoin
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

11:11

Break

SESSION II

11:30

The Colombian Financial Cycle, 1930-2015. A New Methodological Approach

German Forero
Universidad de Barcelona.

Discussant:
Stefano Battilossi
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid e Instituto Figuerola de Historia y Ciencias Sociales.

12:15

The mining sector in Chile and Norway from approximately 1870 to 1940: the development of a knowledge gap

Kristin Ranestad
Conservation and History Faculty of Humanities. University of Oslo.

Discussant:
Mar Rubio
Universidad Pública de Navarra.

13:00

Break

SESSION III

14:00

The cost of the Royal Family: the stagnation of cotton production in Brazil

Thales Pereira
Universidade de Sao Paulo.

Discussant:
Rui Esteves
Oxford University.

14:45

Colombian Government vs. US Foreign Bond Colombian Government vs US Foreign Bond Holders: Credit restructuring after the Great Depression

Pablo Duarte
Institute for Economic Policy. University of Leipzig.

Discussant:
Juan Flores
Instituto Paul Bairoch de Historia Económica, Universidad de Ginebra e Instituto Figuerola de Historia y Ciencias Sociales. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

15:30

Break

SESSION IV

15:45

Social Networks, Entrepreneurship, and Modernity. Evidence from a Historical Episode of Industrialization

Javier Mejia
Universidad de los Andes.

Discussant:
Esteban Nicolini
Universidad de Tucuman e Instituto Figuerola de Historia y Ciencias Sociales. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

16:15

Break

SESSION V

16:30

Institutions and Economic Growth of the Argentinian Provinces in the 20th Century

María Florencia Araoz
Saint Thomas Aquinas University Tucuman.

Discussant:
Isabel Sanz
Universidad de Zaragoza e Instituto Figuerola de Historia y Ciencias Sociales. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

17:15

Growing Public in a Context of Late Development: The Rise of the Welfare State in Brazil, 1932-2013

Marc Morgan
Paris School of Economics / EHESS.

Discussant:
Alfonso Herranz
Universidad de Barcelona.

18:15

Closure and general comments by convenors

18:30

Closing remarks

José Antonio Ocampo
Columbia University.

Followed by Q&A and general discussion

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