Economic History

    The lessons of the past are vital to understanding our present. Through empirical studies of the history of economies, we can better understand the effects of historical events and policy decisions, providing key insights into our world today.

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    Economic Development and the Boundaries of Economics

    The webinar will contain young scholar presentations by Luke Messac and Maria Dahl. Gerardo Serra and Manu Goswami will discuss the papers followed by a general discussion. Read more

    Economics and the Development of Africa

    The YSI Africa Working Group is convening in Bologna, Italy in conjunction with the 13th Annual Meeting of the African Economic History Network. Our meeting in Bologna follows what promises to be a successful convention in August 2018 at the YSI Africa Convening in Harare, Zimbabwe. The YSI Africa Working Group is committed to continuing important conversations about how economic history can contribute to the study of development of Africa. We are particularly interested in thinking about the types of new approaches to the study of economics and economic history. Read more