Monday, June 27, 2011

European Historical Economics Society Program Now Available

Guinness Storehouse interior
The European Historical Economics Society (EHES) is holding its annual conference on September 2-3, 2011, in Dublin at the Guinness Storehouse. The detailed program is now available, as well as information about registration, lodging, and other details. Robert Allen will offer a keynote address on "Why Are Some Countries Rich and Others Poor?" Other highlights include two sessions (in groups 4 and 5) on business history and a roundtable on the Industrial Revolution featuring Robert Allen, Nicholas Crafts, Deirdre McCloskey, and Joel Mokyr. Papers will be posted to the website as they are received.