WEHC BOSTON 2018

World Economic History Congress. Boston 2018

WEHC 2018 Media and Stories

Keynote and Plenary Session Presentations

Waves of Globalization and the Economic Historian
Şevket Pamuk
Bogaziçi University
World Economic History Congress, Boston, July 30, 2018

Rising Inequality and the Changing Structure of Political Conflict
Thomas Piketty
EHESS & Paris School of Economics
World Economic History Congress, Boston, July 31, 2018

See also:

Interview: Economist Thomas Piketty on globalization and growing inequality

On the occasion of the 2018 World Economic History Congress at MIT

From the Wings to Centre Stage: Women and Economic Growth
Jane Humphries
University of Oxford
World Economic History Congress, Boston, August 3, 2018

A Long Road: The Quest For Career And Family (requires login)
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University
World Economic History Congress, Boston, August 3, 2018

Stories and Interviews

Q&A: Anne McCants on “Waves of Globalization,” the 2018 World Economic History Congress at MIT
Congress of leading thinkers in economic, business, and social history convenes in the US for first time in 50 years.

At MIT, Thomas Piketty calls for policies to reduce inequality
Gives keynote address to the 2018 World Economic History Congress

Interview: Economist Thomas Piketty on globalization and growing inequality
On the occasion of the 2018 World Economic History Congress at MIT

Dissertation Competition Winners

Ancient, medieval, early modern:
Markets of Exception: An Economic History of Impunity in Britain and France, 1720-1830
Trevor Jackson, University of California, Berkeley

19th Century:
British Economic Policy and Ireland, c.1841-53
Charles P. Read, Cambridge University

20th Century:
Financing the African Colonial State: Fiscal Capacity Building and Forced Labor
Marlous van Waijenburg, Northwestern University/University of Michigan

Poster Competition Winners

Pre-Modern:
The Formation of the Theatre Market: A Socioeconomic Analysis of the Vienese Performing Arts
Ryohei Oshio, Waseda University

19th Century:
Reshaping Global Trade: The Long Term Effects of Bank Failure
Chenzi Xu, Harvard University

20th Century:
Determinants of Mexican Migration in the Early 20th Century: Markets, Geography and Insitutions
David Escamilla-Guerrero, London School of Economics

Photo Booth Pics

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XIX World Economic History Congress, Paris, July 25-30, 2021

The XIXth World Economic History Congress will take place in Paris from July 25 to 30, 2021. You are welcome to visit the already open congress website and the official WEHC 2021 Paris promotional video.

http://www.wehc2021.org