Macroeconomic and Financial History Mini-Conference

20 Mar 2023
Meade Room, Faculty of Economics, Cambridge

The Janeway Institute is sponsoring a mini-conference entitled 'Macroeconomic and Financial History'.

The event will be held in the Meade Room, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge on 20th March 2023, from 10am - 4.50pm.

*10:15-10:20 am: Welcome remarks*

10:20-11:20 am: Paul Bouscasse (University of Cambridge)
Canst Thou Beggar Thy Neighbour? Evidence from the 1930s : LINK

11:30-12:30 pm: Chenzi Xu (Stanford University)
Liquidity, Debt Denomination, and Currency Dominance : LINK

*12:30 -1:20 pm: lunch*

1:20-2:20 pm: Martin Ellison (University of Oxford)
The Ends of 27 Big Depressions : LINK

2:30-3:30 pm: François Velde (FRB Chicago)
'The British government debt restructuring of 1719-23: winners and losers'

*3:30-3:50 pm: afternoon tea*

3:50-4:50 pm: John Wallis (University of Maryland)
Banks, Politics, Financial Instability, and Fundamental Institutions in 19th Century America : LINK