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Quantitative History Webinar
HK Institute for Humanities & Soc. Sci.
Uploaded on 2022-11-28 09:19:25
Cheng Yang of Renmin University of China assesses the long-run economic development of China, by constructing a new estimate of the male occupational structure during 1734–1898 by sector, sub-sector pattern, and region. Within agriculture, substantial regional differences in labour organisatio...
Quantitative History Webinar
HK Institute for Humanities & Soc. Sci.
Uploaded on 2022-10-23 20:24:29
How social networks shaped the imperial Chinese state
Drawing on more than a thousand years of Chinese history, Yuhua Wang of Harvard University will talk about his latest work The Rise and Fall of Imperial China, which highlights the role of elite social relations in influencing the trajectories o...
Quantitative History Webinar on "Peony Bubble" by Weipeng Yuan
HK Institute for Humanities & Soc. Sci.
Uploaded on 2022-10-03 13:24:33
量化歷史網上講座 - 唐代中國是否出現過牡丹泡沫? "Peony Bubble" in the Tang Dynasty by Weipeng Yuan 投機與金融風潮對金融市場的發展影響深遠。十七世紀發生於歐洲的「荷蘭鬱金香狂熱」是世界史上的重要泡沫事件,一直倍受金融史...
Quantitative History Webinar - Strengthening State Capacity: Postal Reform and Innovation during the Gilded Age
HK Institute for Humanities & Soc. Sci.
Uploaded on 2022-09-28 11:49:17
Join us for this week's webinar on Strengthening State Capacity: Postal Reform and Innovation during the Gilded Age by Guo Xu Live on Zoom on Thursday, September 29, 2022 10:00 am Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore. Guo Xu (Berkeley Haas) and his co-author use newly digitized records from the U.S. Post...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - In Pursuit of Heirloom Paintings: A Study of Property Rights Changes and Social Mobility in China, 960-1911 by Frank Shuo Chen (Fudan University)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-06-23 13:26:55
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Frank Shuo Chen will explain how to verify the correlation between the downward trend and social mobility in pre-modern China based on provincial panel data from 1368 to 1911: this downward shift in the social status of collectors was more pronounced in regions ...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Deep Learning Methods to Curate Economic Data at Scale by Melissa Dell (Harvard)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-06-12 23:47:36
Join Melissa Dell (Harvard) and explore her recent work to develop deep learning methods and tools for creating computable social science data, with an aim of making structured digital data more representative of documentary history. Live on Zoom on Thurs, June 16, 2022 09:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singa...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Leviathan's Offer: State-Building With Elite Compensation In Early Medieval China by Joy Chen
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-05-26 14:02:22
Live on Zoom on May 26, 2022 16:00 Hong Kong time How can the resistance of failed reformers to state-building efforts be softened? Join us and find out more.
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Collateral Damage: The Legacy of the Secret War in Laos by Felipe Valencia Caicedo (UBC)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-05-16 11:40:18
Join Felipe Valencia Caicedo (UBC Vancouver School of Economics) and explore the deleterious impact of bombing campaigns in Laos in terms of health, education, structural transformation and rural-urban migration using using census data at the village and individual levels. Live on Zoom on May 19, 20...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Structural Change, Elite Capitalism, and the Emergence of Labor Emancipation by Quamrul H. Ashraf
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-03-21 12:00:11
Live on Zoom on March 24, 2022 9:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore | 10:00 Tokyo | 12:00 Sydney Previous Day 18:00 Los Angeles | 21:00 New York/Williamstown Join Quamrul Ashraf (Williams College) and explore a novel mechanism for the emergence of labor emancipation - one in which the material incentive...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Varied Trajectories of Chiefdomization by Robert D. Drennan
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-03-07 11:34:45
Join our upcoming QH Webinar featuring anthropologist Robert D. Drennan (Pittsburgh) and explore how his research team seeks to understand better the chiefdomization process that produced the earliest complex societies by pursuing a comparative archaeological analysis of some 60 "natural experi...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Home Economics and Women's gateway to science [Yiling Zhao, PKU School of Economics]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-12-10 15:18:20
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Heroes and Villains: The Effects of Heroism on Autocratic Values and Nazi Collaboration in France
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-12-02 16:25:56
Explore how Pauline Grosjean (UNSW Business School) and her co-authors measure the effects of a network of heroes in legitimizing and diffusing extreme political behaviors by exploiting newly-declassified intelligence files, novel voting data and regimental histories during WWI. Live on Zoom on Dece...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Changing Views of Terminal Pleistocene Economies in South China: Tales from Two Caves
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-12-01 13:07:09
Live on Zoom on December 2, 2021 12:00noon HKT Join NTU archeologist David J. Cohen for an exploration of changes in interpretations of human behavior and economies at two key Terminal Pleistocene cave sites in South China, Xianrendong 仙人洞 (Jiangxi) and Yuchanyan 玉蟾岩 (Hunan), over the pa...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - History's Masters: The Effect of European Monarchs on State Performance by Nico Voigtländer (UCLA)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-11-05 15:44:17
Nico VoigtlÃnder of UCLA Anderson School of Management and his co-author create a novel reign-level dataset for European monarchs, covering all major European states between the 10th and 18th centuries. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Nico VoigtlÃnder explains how their study sho...
QUANTITATIVE HISTORY WEBINAR SERIES Ancestors' Education, Descendants’ Innovation 量化歷史網上講座系列 | 祖先的教育 " 後代的創新 - 科舉對企業創新的長期影響
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-10-27 15:24:50
Ancestors "Education, Descendants" Innovation " The Long-run Effects of keju on Corporate Innovation Webinar to be conducted in Mandarin 2021年10月28日(星期四) 16:00 香港/北京/新加坡 基於Galor and Ãzak (2016) 關於長期導向價值觀念起源的理論,武漢...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The Rise of State Capacity in Europe, Asia and the Rest of the World since 1500 by Şevket Pamuk
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-09-20 14:48:51
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Şevket Pamuk of BoğaziÃi (Bosphorus) University will review the rise of state capacity (and the Tax Revenues / GDP ratio) around the world since 1500 based on joint work with Kivanà Karaman. Live on Zoom on September 23, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong/Beij...
Quantitative History Doctoral Research Webinar | Railways and Cities in India
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-09-14 16:00:20
RAILWAYS AND CITIES IN INDIA In this Quantitative History Doctoral Research Webinar, Jinlin Wei (Warwick PhD candidate) presents his paper co-authored with James Fenske (Warwick) and Namrata Kala (MIT), explaining how better access to railways increased urban populations via the channel of market ac...
Quantitative History Webinar - Commitment Failure within Bureaucracy by Max Yu Hao of PKU School of Economics
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-09-07 11:46:05
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Max Yu Hao of Peking University presents a trilogy of papers exploring the impact of fiscal rationalizations on public goods provision, the size of informal taxation, and tax burdens. Live on Zoom on September 9, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore 09:00 Lond...
Quantitative History Webinar on Monetizing the Economy: National Banks and Local Economic Development by Chenzi Xu (Stanford GSB)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-08-31 17:43:13
Join Chenzi Xu of Stanford Graduate School of Business to examine the role of banks in expanding the traded sector of local economies in the United States in the 19th century Live on Zoom on September 2 10:00AM Hong Kong time
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The seeds of ideology: Historical immigration and political preferences in the United States
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-08-24 12:08:26
Join this Quantitative History Webinar with Paola Giuliano (UCLA) to explore the long run effects of immigration on American political ideology Live on Zoom on August 26, 2021 10:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore 11:00 Tokyo | 12:00 Sydney Previous Day 19:00 Los Angeles | 22:00 New York
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The Ant and the Grasshopper: Seasonality and the Invention of Agriculture by Andrea Matranga
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-08-10 10:51:09
How and where did agriculture begin? Join Andrea Matranga (Chapman University) in his quest for understanding the rise of civilizations and subsequent human history. Live on Zoom on Thurs, August 12, 2021 12:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore | 13:00 Tokyo | 14:00 Sydney Previous day 21:00 Los Angeles
Quantitative History Webinar Series - ‪Technology Adoption and Productivity Growth: Evidence from Industrialization in France
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-28 16:26:49
Speaker: Mara P. Squicciarini (Bocconi University) Live on Zoom on June 3, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore 09:00 London | 10:00 Milan | 17:00 Tokyo | 18:00 Sydney Don't miss out as this webinar will not be recorded.
QH Webinar - Involution or Industrialization: Reinterpreting the 19-20th Century Chinese Agriculture through the Perspectives of Seasonality
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-10 22:22:36
Chinese agriculture remains central to our understanding of China's long-term Chinese economic growth trajectory and the Great Divergence debate. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Debin Ma of Hitotsubashi University revisits the debates of "involution" in the context of incorporating a...
Quantitative History Webinar -Lineage as Risk-Sharing Institution: How Confucianism Contributed to Population Growth in Pre-Industrial China
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-10 22:04:52
We present to you our very own conveners for this Quantitative History Webinar! Chicheng Ma will present his recent co-authored paper with Zhiwu Chen: "Lineage as Risk-Sharing Institution: How Confucianism Contributed to Population Growth in Pre-Industrial China", and explain how the Confu...
Quantitative History Doctoral Research Webinar | 理學的陰影:儒家文化轉型與中國明清時期科技發展停滯
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-04 17:39:59
理學的陰影:儒家文化轉型與中國明清時期科技發展停滯 講者:中國人民大學經濟學院博士生王慶 講座以普通話進行 Conducted in Mandarin QH Doctoral Research Webinar - The Shadow of Reason: Neo-Confucianism and the Stagnation of Technological Development in L...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Cultural macroevolution: Understanding the rise of large-scale complex societies in human history
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-04-12 10:37:02
Join Evolutionary anthropologist Peter Turchin in his quest for the major evolutionary force explaining the rise of large-scale complex human societies using the framework of Cultural Evolution and data in Seshat: Global History Databank. Live on Zoom on April 22, 2021 09:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singap...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Transition to Agriculture and First State Presence [Ola Olsson, University of Gothenburg]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-31 21:01:30
It has often been observed that the emergence of states in a region is typically preceded by an earlier transition to agricultural production. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Ola Olsson (University of Gothenburg) presents a global scale analysis of the chronological relationship between the tr...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Roman Transport Network Connectivity and Economic Integration
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-12 14:14:43
Live on Zoom on March 18, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong In this Quantitative History Webinar, Erik Hornung of University of Cologne presents his latest research which shows that the creation of the first integrated multi-modal pan-European transport network during Roman times influences economic integration ...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Modern Library Holdings and Historic City Growth by Eric Chaney (Oxford)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-06 13:40:24
In search of a new proxy for pre-industrial economic activity, Eric Chaney of Oxford University explores how the library collection data is used to revisit urban growth during the rise of the Atlantic trade and to investigate the impact of the Mongol invasions on the Eastern Islamic world. Live on Z...
暴力風險與合約選擇:來自近代東北鄉村匪患的證據
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-02 20:14:59
Live on Zoom 2021年3月4日(星期四) 16:00 香港/北京/新加坡 風險如何影響農業合約的選擇一直是合約理論關注的重要議題,然而當代研究多注重自然風險的影響,而鮮有探討暴力風險的影響。復旦大學經濟學教授李楠及其合著者利用...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the Globe and Globalization Began
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-02-21 10:25:47
A new system of global pathways formed in the year 1000 AD following the Vikings arrival in northeastern Canada. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Yale historian Valerie Hansen takes us back to the year 1000 and discuss how globalization began. Live on Zoom on February 25, 2021 20:30 Hong Kong T...
量化歷史網上講座系列 | 中國史前時代的貧富分化 - 墓葬的視角 The rich-poor polarization in prehistoric China: a perspective based on burials
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-01-21 13:41:34
Join us live on Zoom on Thurs, Jan 28 at 4PM. Wealth inequality revealed in investigations of archaeological burials is a valuable means to study the evolution of social stratification and civilization. The Chalcolithic period and the Early Bronze Age saw a gradually widening gap in both wealth and ...
量化歷史網上講座系列 - 高利貸中的市場機制:以滿鐵調查為中心 Usury and Markets: Evidence from the surveys conducted by the South Manchuria Railway Company
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-01-18 11:37:47
Join us live on Zoom for the first Quantitative History Webinar in 2021! Unlike many short-lived financial innovations, lending for high interest, or usury, as a notorious financial transaction shows remarkable resilience throughout human history. This leads to some interesting questions regarding t...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - States And Wars: China's Long March Towards Unity And Its Consequences, 221 BC - 1911 AD
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-12-04 16:31:46
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Debin Ma will present his paper titled States And Wars: China's Long March Towards Unity And Its Consequences, 221 BC - 1911 AD, and further discuss the long-run implications of Chinese unity on economic performance in a global context. Speaker: Debin Ma, In...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - How (not) to get published [Hans-Joachim Voth,‬ University of Zurich]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-11-24 22:29:33
Getting published is crucial for academic success. For most young scholars, the process is often daunting, frustrating, and confusing. This event is addressed to those who are just getting started in the publishing game. Based on Joachim's experience as an editor over the last 12 years at a variety ...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Inflation and Investors Behavior: Evidence from the German Hyperinflation by Fabio Braggion (Tilburg)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-11-11 20:42:50
Live on Zoom on November 19 Also available on AGI FB
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Political divergence between East and West in the 8th & 9th centuries [Clair Yang and Yasheng Huang]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-11-11 20:38:37
Live on Zoom on November 12 Also available on AGI FB
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Borderline Disorder: (De facto) Historical Ethnic Borders and Contemporary Conflict in Africa
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-29 21:29:29
Ömer Özak and his coauthor explore the effect of historical ethnic borders on contemporary non-civil conflict in Africa. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Ömer will share their findings and explain in great detail the key underlying mechanisms: competition for agricultural land, p...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - A Theory of Cultural Revivals [Murat Iyigun, University of Colorado Boulder]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-29 21:23:40
Live on Zoom on October 8, 2020 at 9AM (HKT) Why do some societies fail to adopt more efficient institutions? And why do such failures often coincide with cultural movements that glorify the past? In this Quantitative History Webinar, Murat Iyigun explains in detail the interplay-or lack thereof-bet...
Live on Zoom|Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700 [Ron Harris, Tel-Aviv University]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-07-15 20:45:36
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Ron Harris (Tel-Aviv University) will discuss his latest book "Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700". His work compares the organizational forms used in major regions, and explores how the organizationa...
Accounting for the Great Divergence: Recent Findings from Historical National Accounting (Stephen Broadberry FBA, Oxford)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-07-11 20:56:27
Quantitative History Webinar by Stephen Broadberry FBA, University of Oxford] | Live on Zoom on July 16 at 4PM (HKT) A growth accounting framework is used by Stephen Broadberry to assess the contributions of labour, human and physical capital, land and total factor productivity. In addition to these...
Comparative performance of different civilizations in the history of the Maritime Silk Road 海上絲路歷史中不同文明的表現
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-06-09 14:51:50
This Thursday, the Quantitative History Webinar Series will return with our very own Zhiwu Chen, who will speak on comparative performance of different civilizations in the 2000-year history of the Maritime Silk Road. The Series is co-organized by the Asia Global Institute and Faculty of Business an...
Quantitative History Webinar Series 量化歷史講座系列
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-05-06 23:16:57
Live at 4PM on May 7 (HKT) 數據、 信息與渠 道 - 傳統中國政府能夠掌握數字信息嗎?
Economic History Workshop - Economic Origins of Modern Science: Technology, Institutions, and the Market for Ideas
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2018-08-23 09:34:41
Dr. Jeremiah Dittmar is Assistant Professor at the London School of Economics. His research examines the technological and political determinants of economic development, including the role of information technology in influencing economic, religious, and political change in European history.
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