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A Conference to Discuss "Political Economy and Growth in China and Europe since Tamerlane" by Jean Laurent-Rosenthal and R. Bin Wong

By Invitation Only

Saturday, March 14, 2009
8:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Bunche 9383
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

8:30AM-9:15AM           

Continental Breakfast

9:15AM-9:30AM           

Welcome (Naomi Lamoreaux, Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, R. Bin Wong)

9:30AM-10:45AM           

Session 1:  What Doesn’t Explain the Divergence (Chapters 1 and 2)

 Chair:  Cameron Campbell, UCLA           

Discussant:  Kenneth Pomeranz, UC Irvine

10:45AM-11:15AM           

Coffee Break

11:15AM-12:30PM           

Session 2:  The Role of Warfare (Chapter 3)

Chair:  Philip Hoffman, Caltech

Discussant:  Robert Allen, Oxford

12:30PM-2:00PM           

Lunch

2:00PM-3:15PM           

Session 3:  Finance, Private and Public (Chapters 4 and 5)

Chair:  William Summerhill, UCLA

Discussant:  Stephen Haber, Stanford

3:15PM-3:45PM           

Coffee Break

3:45PM-5:00PM           

Session 4:  Putting It All Together (Chapter 6 and Conclusion)

 Chair:  Naomi Lamoreaux, UCLA

Discussant:  James Robinson, Harvard

5:00PM-5:15PM           

Concluding Remarks (Jean-Laurent Rosenthal and R. Bin Wong)

 

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Bunche 9383