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Department of Economics

Economic History Workshop

The seminar series are supported by the generosity of Vanderbilt alumni K. Terry Dornbush (BA ’55), Joe L. Roby (BA ’61), and Douglas Grey (BE ’83).

Economic History Workshop coordinator: Bill Collins

All seminars will take place in room 218, Calhoun Hall from 4:00-5:20pm (unless otherwise noted).

NOTE: Papers, when available, will be posted at the All Seminars page.

[Note:  All previous seminars are in the archives.]

Spring 2017


Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Edson Severnini, Carnegie Mellon University
"Short- and Long-Run Impacts of Rural Electrifcation: Evidence from the Historical Rollout of the U.S.  Power Grid"

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Price Fishback, University of Arizona
"The New Deal and Agricultural Investment in Machinery and Work Animals: Cotton Farms During the Great Depression"



Seminars and Research

Contact Information:

Phone: (615) 322-2871

Fax: (615) 343-8495

Write to:
Department of Economics
Vanderbilt University
VU Station B, Box #351819
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235