Economic History Workshop

Economic History WorkshopThe Economic History Workshop (EHW) provides a forum to discuss historical approaches and methodologies to the study of past economic events and phenomena. The workshop features leading scholars in the field of economic history, as well as creates an opportunity for current graduate students to present and receive feedback on works-in-progress, research papers, and dissertation chapters.

This workshop is coordinated by Rebecca Giblon and Robert Yee, under the direction of Professor Harold James. It is cohosted by the Julius-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance.

View past EHW events in our archive.


Upcoming Events:

Economic History Workshop | "The Sassoons: The Global Merchants and the Making of a Dynasty"

"The Sassoons: The Global Merchants and the Making of a Dynasty"

Joseph Sassoon, Georgetown University


A spectacular generational saga of the making (and undoing) of a family dynasty: the riveting untold story of the gilded Jewish Bagdadi Sassoons, who built a vast empire through global finance and trade—cotton, opium, shipping, banking—that reached across three continents and ultimately changed the destinies of nations. 

Economic History Workshop | "Branching Out: Banking and the Globalization of US Power, 1900s-1930s"

"Branching Out: Banking and the Globalization of US Power, 1900s-1930s"

Mary Bridges, Johns Hopkins University


Location: 211 Dickinson Hall & Zoom


This workshop will be offered in hybrid format both on Zoom and in-person. Registration is only required for those who plan on attending via Zoom. 

Zoom Registration

Book Talk: Streets of Gold: America’s Untold Story of Immigrant Success

Hosted by the Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies

Book Talk: Streets of Gold: America’s Untold Story of Immigrant Success


Leah Boustan, Professor of Economics and director of the Industrial Relations Section, Princeton University


In conversation with Matthew Yglesias, Slow Boring newsletter and blog editor and Vox co-founder.


Registration information coming soon...


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