European Historical Economics Society FRESH 2023

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European Historical Economics Society FRESH 2023

May 24 - May 25

This two-day FRESH workshop will be held in person at the University of Cologne, Germany on May 24-252023. The purpose is to create the opportunity for graduate students and early stage researchers to present and discuss their work in an environment especially focused on constructive feedback and support. The keynote speaker for this meeting will be Sascha Becker, Xiaokai Yang Chair of Business and Economics at Monash University.

The meeting will welcome economic and social historians, political scientists, and scholars from related disciplines with a shared interest in causal inference using historical data. We invite papers from a broad range of topics, especially those connected to the broad theme of the workshop. Potential paper topics include:

  • Historical political economy and institutional change
  • Labor economics, especially discrimination, migration, and education
  • Innovation and technical change
  • Culture and religion
  • Violence and conflict
  • Urban economics and transportation
  • Environmental and energy economics
  • Causal inference using text-as-data and spatial data
European Historical Economics Society FRESH 2023


May 24
May 25
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European Historical Economics Society
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University of Cologne
Cologne, 50923 Germany
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49 221 4700
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