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II Seminar in Economic History

6 October 2016
Banco de España, Madrid
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Banco de España hosted the II Seminar in Economic History on October 6th.

Research projects on Economic History financed by Bank of Spain together with other four papers on Spanish and international economic history were presented. The seminar also featured a conference by Professor Nicholas Crafts, and a short introduction to the Historical Archive of the Banco de España.

* Indicates the presenter

Presentations

6 October 2016
 
09.00 - 09.30
Seminar introduction

Head of Modelling and Macroeconomic Analysis Division: Juan Francisco Jimeno (Banco de España)
Organizer: Pablo Martín-Aceña (Universidad de Alcalá)

09.30 - 11.00
FIRST SESSION

Papers financed by the Economic History Program of the Banco de España: academic year 2014-15
Chairman: Pedro Tedde de Lorca

La teoría cuantitativa del dinero. La demanda de dinero en España: 1883-1998. File PDF: Opens in a new window (2 MB)
 *Yolanda Blasco Martel y *Carme Riera i Prunera

Discussant: Gabriel Pérez Quirós (Banco de España)

Endeudamiento dinástico y crisis financieras en la España de los Austria, 1557-1647: Corpus documental y estudio histórico. File PDF: Opens in a new window (1 MB)
 *Carlos Javier de Carlos Morales (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

Discussant: Carlos Álvarez-Nogal (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

11.00 - 11.30
Pause: coffee
11.30 - 12.30
CONFERENCE

The Great Depression: lessons for policy today File PPT: Opens in a new window (1 MB)
*Nicholas Crafts (University of Warwick)

12.30 - 13.00
HISTORIAL ARCHIVE

A short introduction to the Historial Archive of the Banco de España. File PPSX: Opens in a new window (21 MB)
*Mª Loreto de Inclán Sánchez (Banco de España)

13.00 - 14.00
Pause: lunch
14.30 - 16.00
SECOND SESSION

Monetary and financial history
Chairman: Juan Francisco Jimeno (Banco de España)

Economic crises and the lender of last resort: evidence from 19th Century France. File PDF: Opens in a new window (626 KB)
 *Vincent Bignon (Banque de France)
Clemens Jobst (Osterreichische Nationalbank)
Discussant: James Costain (Banco de España)

Central bank balance sheets and optimal government finance. The Bank of England during the French wars. File PDF: Opens in a new window (837 KB)
 *Pamfili Antipa (Banque de France and Paris School of Economics)
Christophe Chamley (Boston University)
Discussant: Galo Nuño (Banco de España)

16.00 - 16.30
Pause: coffee
16.30 - 18.00
THIRD SESSION

Inequality and welfare in historical perspective
Chairman: Pablo Martín-Aceña (Universidad de Alcalá)

Voting for welfare? Comparative performance in Ibero-American democratization. File PDF: Opens in a new window (645 KB)
 *Cristián Ducoing Ruiz (Umea Universitet)
Sara Torregrosa Hetland (Lund University)
Discussant: Esteban A. Nicolini (Universidad Carlos III)

Health and welfare in Western Europe, 1900-1950.
 *Daniel Gallardo Albarrán (University of Groningen)
Comentarista: Daniel Tirado (Universidad de Valencia)

18.00 - 18.30
Closing remarks