SI 2019 Development of the American Economy

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Walker Hanlon, Kris James Mitchener, and Petra Moser, Organizers

July 8-11, 2019

Skyline Room

Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 8
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
9:10 am
Carolyn Moehling, Rutgers University and NBER
Gregory Niemesh, Miami University and NBER
Melissa A. Thomasson, Miami University and NBER
Shut Down and Shut Out: Women Physicians in the Era of Medical Education Reform
10:05 am
Daniel Aaronson, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Mark J. Borgschulte, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bhashkar Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Schooling and Political Activism in the Early Civil Rights Era
10:55 am
11:10 am
Ricard Gil, Queen's University
Justin Marion, University of California Santa Cruz
Why did Firms Practice Segregation? Evidence from Movie Theaters during Jim Crow
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Egg-Timer Session I
Lisa D. Cook, Michigan State University and NBER
Maggie EC. Jones, University of Victoria
Trevon Logan, Ohio State University and NBER
David Rosé, Wilfrid Laurier University
The Green Books and the Geography of Segregation in Public Accommodations
Xinyu Fan, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Lingwei Wu, University of Bonn
The Economic Motives for Foot-binding
Kristian Blickle, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Markus K. Brunnermeier, Princeton University and NBER
Stephan Luck, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Micro-evidence from a System-wide Financial Meltdown - The German Crisis of 1931 (slides)
Jhacova Williams, Clemson University
Confederate Streets and Black-White Labor Market Differentials
1:50 pm
Haelim Anderson, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Daniel Barth, Office of Financial Research
Dong Beom Choi, Seoul National University
Does Increased Shareholder Liability Always Reduce Bank Moral Hazard?
2:40 pm
2:55 pm
Luke Stein, Arizona State University
Constantine N. Yannelis, University of Chicago and NBER
Financial Inclusion, Human Capital, and Wealth Accumulation: Evidence from the Freedman's Savings Bank
3:45 pm
Ellora Derenoncourt, University of California at Berkeley
Can You Move to Opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration
4:35 pm
Tuesday, July 9
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Jeremiah Dittmar, London School of Economics
The Economic Origins of Modern Science: Technology, Institutions, and Markets
9:55 am
Kilian Huber, University of Chicago
Volker Lindenthal, University of Munich
Fabian Waldinger, University of Munich
Discrimination, Managers, and Firm Performance: Evidence from "Aryanizations" in Nazi Germany (slides)
10:45 am
11:00 am
Heyu Xiong, Northwestern University
Yiling Zhao, Northwestern University
Sectarian Competition and the Market Provision of Human Capital
11:50 am
1:00 pm
Egg-Timer Session II
Michael J. Andrews, NBER
Bar Talk: Informal Social Interactions, Alcohol Prohibition, and Invention
Shari Eli, University of Toronto and NBER
Laura Salisbury, York University and NBER
The Intergenerational Transmission of Welfare Receipt
Eric C. Edwards, North Carolina State University
Steven M. Smith, Colorado School of Mines
Technological Change and Climatic Resiliency: Evidence from Irrigation in the United States (slides)
Walker Hanlon, New York University and NBER
Taylor Jaworski, University of Colorado at Boulder and NBER
Spillover Effects of IP Protection in the Interwar Aircraft Industry
1:45 pm
Asaf Bernstein, University of Colorado at Boulder and NBER
The Costs of Curbing Speculation: Evidence from the Establishment of "Investment Grade"
2:35 pm
2:50 pm
Chenzi Xu, Stanford University
Reshaping Global Trade: The Immediate and Long-term Effects of Bank Failures
3:40 pm
Wednesday, July 10
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Gillian Brunet, Wesleyan University
After the War: Wartime Saving and Postwar Housing Investment, 1946-1950 (slides)
9:55 am
Gary Richardson, University of California at Irvine and NBER
Brian S. Yang, San Francisco State University
Origins of Too Big to Fail: Commercial Bank's Stock Returns and the Banking Reforms of the 1930s
10:45 am
11:00 am
Sarah Quincy, University of California at Davis
"Loans for the Little Fellow:" Credit, Crisis, and Recovery in the Great Depression
11:50 am
1:00 pm
Egg-Timer Session III
1:00 pm
Ahmed Rahman, Lehigh University
Officer Retention and Military Spending - The Rise of the Military Industrial Complex during the Second World War
Jaime Arellano-Bover, Yale University
Displacement, Diversity, and Mobility: Career Impacts of Japanese American Internment
Michela Giorcelli, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Nicola Lacetera, University of Toronto and NBER
Astrid Marinoni, University of Toronto
Does Scientific Progress Affect Culture? A Digital Text Analysis
Peter D. Nencka, Ohio State University
Enrico Berkes, Ohio State University
`Novel' Ideas: The Effects of Carnegie Libraries on Innovative Activities
1:45 pm
Abhay Aneja, University of California at Berkeley
Carlos Avenancio, Indiana University
The Effect of Political Power on Labor Market Inequality: Evidence from the 1965 Voting Rights Act
2:35 pm
2:50 pm
Martin H. Saavedra, Oberlin College
Kenji or Kenneth? Pearl Harbor and Japanese-American Assimilation (slides)
3:40 pm
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Thursday, July 11
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Amanda Guimbeau, Brandeis University
Nidhiya Menon, Brandeis University
Aldo Musacchio, Brandeis University and NBER
Influenza the South American Way: The Long Run Impact of the 1918 Pandemic In Sao Paulo, Brazil
9:55 am
Santiago Pérez, University of California at Davis and NBER
Southern (American) Hospitality: Italians in Argentina and the US during the Age of Mass Migration
10:45 am
11:00 am
Martin Fiszbein, Boston University and NBER
Federico Droller, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Staple Products, Linkages, and Development: Evidence from Argentina
11:50 am
Adjourn and Lunch
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