HDRO Conference Room
9 février 2009
Time: 12.30- 2.00 p.m.
We present and discuss a new research agenda focused on the measurement of long-term historical and cultural relatedness between populations, and on the estimation of the effects that such variables have on the diffusion of economic development and other economic and political outcomes, such as international trade and conflict.
About the Speaker
Enrico Spolaore is a Professor and Chair of Economics at Tufts University. He is a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and the CESIfo network, and co-editor of Economics & Politics. His research interests are in political economy, economic growth and development, and international economics. His publications include articles in academic journals (American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies), chapters in edited volumes (Handbook of Economic Growth, Oxford Handbook of Political Economy, etc.), and the book, The Size of Nations, co-authored with Alberto Alesina (MIT Press). Spolaore received a B.A. (Laurea) in Economics and Commerce from the University of Rome, a Ph.D. in Political Economy from the University of Siena, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.
HDR 2010 seminar series
The event will take place in the HDRO Conference Room, 304 East 45th Street, FF building 12th Floor. For more information, and to organize a building pass, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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