Essex FRESH meeting on migration history

The Essex FRESH meeting, with a theme on migration in history, was held at the University of Essex on October 18. The participants greatly appreciated an excellent keynote address by Tim Hatton, Essex, who focused particularly on how to measure the wage profiles of immigrants in American history. Among many excellent presentations might be mentioned […]

The lessons of the 1930s, by Nicholas Crafts in Odense

‘The Macroeconomic History of the 1930s’ given by Nick Crafts, Warwick, and organized by the University of Southern Denmark, October 21-23, 2013, was a popular PhD course which brought together 13 PhD students and 4 senior colleagues. A common theme of interest for the participants was the quantitative economic-historical analyses of the depression in the […]