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20th Century Poster Competition

These are the finalists for the 20th Century World Economic History Congress competition for graduate student posters. The posters will be presented on site at the World Congress at the Boston Marriott Cambridge.

Session members

  • David Escamilla-Guerrero, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
  • Jennifer Koehler, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
  • Carolina C. Román, Universidad de la República, Uruguay
  • Zhaojin Zeng, University of Texas at Austin, United States
  • Jingyi Huang, UCLA, United States
  • Marc Adam, Freie Universittät Berlin, Germany
  • Lei Shi, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Kei Uenishi, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Andreas Ferrara, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
  • Alexander A.J. Wulfers, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Claire Wright, University of Wollongong, Australia
  • Alexander J.S. Green, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
  • Gianluca Russo, Boston University, United States
  • Marijn M.A. Bolhuis, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Diego Sesma-Martin, Public University of Navarre, Spain


Panel abstract

1st half

Determinants of Mexican Migration in the Early Twentieth Century: Markets, Geography or Institutions

David Escamilla-Guerrero

Female Status, Social Capital and Conflict: The Legacy of Historical Patriliny on the African Continent

Jennifer Koehler

Household Consumption Baskets and Living Standards in Latin America Southern Cone during the Early 20th Century

Carolina C. Román

Nourishing Shanxi: Indigenous Entrepreneurship, Regional Industry, and the Transformation of a Chinese Hinterland Economy, 1907-­2004

Zhaojin Zeng

Freeze the Market: Innovation and Competition in the US Meat Packing Industry, 1880-1920

Jingyi Huang

The Fall of World Trade, 1925 - 1936

Marc Adam

Wages and Living Standard in China during the Great Depression

Lei Shi

Chinese Export to Capitalist Countries during the Planned Economy Period: The Case of Silk Export

Kei Uenishi

Workplace Diversity and Black-White Social Relations

Andreas Ferrara

Persecution of Jews and Refugee Skill Selection in Nazi Germany, 1937­1939

Alexander A.J. Wulfers

2nd half

Buzz and Pipelines: Knowledge and Decision­Making in a Global Business Services Precinct

Claire Wright

Who is in Control of the International Wheat Trade?

Alexander J.S. Green

World War I Casualties and the Rise of Fascism in Italy: Evidence from La Vittoria Mutilata

Gianluca Russo

The Climatic Origins of Welfare States

Marijn M.A. Bolhuis

Water as an Economic Asset: The History of Water Management and Conflict in Spain

Diego Sesma-Martin