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7th EH/tune Workshop

7th EH/tune Workshop

7th EH/tune Workshop: The new economic history of real wages and living standards

December 7, 2017

10:00am - 5.50pm

University of Siena, Department of Economics and Statistics.


10 Coffee and welcome

10.30 Introduction and chair: Michelangelo Vasta (USiena)

Keynote speech: Bob Allen (NYU Abu Dhabi), Applying the Absolute Poverty methodology to historical data

12.00 Mauro Rota (URoma) and Jacob Weisdorf (USouthern Denmark), The Great Divergence in European Real Wages Revisited
Discussant: Alessandro Nuvolari (Sssup)

12.50-14.00 Lunch

Chair: Andrea Colli (UBocconi)

14.00 Emanuele Felice (UChieti-Pescara) and Jan Luiten Van Zanden (UGroningen), Benchmarking the Middle Ages. XV century Tuscany in European Perspective
Discussant: Giacomo Gabbuti (UOxford)

14.50 Giovanni Federico (UPisa), Alessandro Nuvolari (Sssup) and Michelangelo Vasta (USiena), Reconciling the irreconcilable: Real wages, GDP and the plight of the poor, 1300-1913
Discussant: Jacob Weisdorf (USouthern Denmark)

15.40-16.10 Coffee break

Chair: Renato Giannetti (UFirenze)

16.10 Sédi-Anne Boukaka, Giulia Mancini and Giovanni Vecchi (UTor Vergata), Poverty and Inequality in Francophone Africa, 1960s-2010s
Discussant: Gabriele Cappelli (UABarcelona)

17.00 Leonardo Ridolfi (Sssup), Six centuries of real wages in France from Louis IX to Napoleon III: 1250-1860
Discussant: Mauro Rota (URoma)

17.50 End of the WS



You can find at the links below videos of the workshop.