Conference in Honor of Philip T. Hoffman
Friday, April 14, 2023
Saturday, April 15, 2023
12:00pmAdd to Cal
Baxter Lecture Hall
- Internal Event
Friday, April 14
Session 1: Surviving Terrible Traffic
- Stephen Haber, "Transport Corridors"
- Marc Dincecco, "The Columbian Exchange and Conflict in Asia"
- Paul Rhode, "The Economic Effects of Slavery: Tests at the Border" (Joint with Hoyt Bleakley)
Session 2: Beliefs in a Traditional Society
- Francesca Trivellato, "Phil, Weber, and the Early Modern Group @ Caltech"
- Jared Rubin, "Enlightenment Ideals and Belief in Science in the Run-up to the Industrial Revolution: A Textual Analysis"
Session 3: Priceless Law
- Rod Kiewiet, "Fiscal Federalism in Public School Finance"
- Gilles Postel-Vinay, "The Politics of Regulating Notaries"
- Shawn Kantor, "Outside Options, Wages, and Innovation: Evidence from Draft Dodging"
Session 4: Why Growth Conquers the World
- Joel Mokyr, "Two Paths to Prosperity: Culture and Institutions in Europe and China, 1000-2000" (Joint with Avner Greif and Guido Tabellini)
- Bin Wong, "Confronting Today's Possibilities to Cope with Climate Change Knowing Why (and How) Europe Conquered the World"
- Jan De Vries, "How Can a Traditional Economy Grow? Phil Hoffman vs. L'Histoire Immobile"
Saturday, April 15
Session 5: Dark Matters
- Cameron Campbell, "Age and the Career Dynamics of Qing Officials"
- Marco Casari, "The Dynamic of Institutional Change" (Joint with Maurizio Lisciandra and Ali Seyhun Saral)
- Tracy Dennison, "Growth in a Traditional Society: The View from Eastern Europe"
Session 6: We Will Always Have Britain
- Gary Cox, "Agglomeration and Creative Output in Early Modern Britain" (Joint with Valentin Figueroa)
- Jonathan Chapman, "Justices of the Peace: Legal Foundations of the Industrial Revolution" (Joint with Tim Besley, Dan Bogart, and Nuno Palma)
- John Styles, "John Holker and International Industrial Espionage in the Eighteenth Century"
For more information, please contact Sabrina Hameister by phone at 626-395-4228 or by email at [email protected].
Event SeriesSocial Science Conference