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64402-01 - Kolloquium: Migration, Networks and Religion - New Insights from Economic History 1 KP

Semester Frühjahrsemester 2022
Angebotsmuster einmalig
Dozierende Sascha Becker (sascha.becker@unibas.ch, BeurteilerIn)
Inhalt Schedule:

Monday, 21 March 2022

1400-1530: Lecture 1: Forced Migration in History
(1530-1600: Coffee break)
1600-1730: Lecture 2: Networks and Migration

Tuesday, 22 March 2022

0830-1000: Lecture 3: Religion in Economic History
(1000-1030: Coffee break)
1030-1200: Lecture 4: Publishing (in Economic History)

Not part of the course, but potentially of interest: SEMINAR 12:30 to 13:45 (seminar room S 13)

This short course is a “topics course”. Participants will be expected to read the papers in the syllabus. All readings can be found in this Dropbox folder: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tshfk5oo9jbhx9g/AACTne2iG8TJsLkvrDb4ZGp7a?dl=0
Literatur Bibliography:

Note that the bibliography includes several surveys. Those are marked with a *. Naturally, those cover a lot of different papers, without going into every single detail. The other papers papers will be discussed in detail, including identification strategies.

Forced Migration in History:

* Becker, Sascha O. (2021) “Lessons from Forced Displacement in History”, paper following from the 2021 Noel Butlin Lecture, prepared for the Australian Economic History Review.

* Becker, Sascha O. and Andreas Ferrara, (2019) “Consequences of forced migration: A survey of recent findings,” Labour Economics 59, 1–16.

Becker, Sascha O., Irena Grosfeld, Pauline Grosjean, Nico Voigtländer, and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya (2020) “Forced migration and human capital: evidence from post-WWII population transfers,” American Economic Review 110 (5), 1430–1463.

Networks and Migration:

Becker, Sascha O., Volker Lindenthal, Sharun Mukand and Fabian Waldinger (2021) “Scholars at Risk: Academic Networks and High-Skilled Emigration from Nazi Germany” (old version: CEPR Discussion Paper 15820). Current version: November 2021, see Dropbox folder.

Buggle, Johannes, Thierry Mayer, Orcan Seyhun Sakalli, and Mathias Thoenig (2020) “The Refugee’s Dilemma: Evidence from Jewish Migration out of Nazi Germany,” CEPR Discussion Paper 15533.

Spitzer, Yannay (2018) “Pogroms, Networks, and Migration: The Jewish Migration from the Russian Empire to the United States”, 1881–1914, mimeo (version May 25, 2018).

Religion in Economic History:

* Becker, Sascha O., Jared Rubin and Ludger Woessmann (2021) “Religion in Economic History: A Survey”, In: Bisin, Alberto and Giovanni Federico (eds.) Handbook of Historical Economics, Chapter 20, Elsevier: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-815874-6.00029-0.
Whole handbook: https://www.elsevier.com/books/the-handbook-of-historical-economics/bisin/978-0-12-815874-6

Bemerkungen Lecturer: Sascha O. Becker, Monash University and University of Warwick
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Unterrichtssprache Englisch
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Intervall Block
Datum 21.03.2022 – 22.03.2022
Zeit Siehe Detailangaben
Datum Zeit Raum
Montag 21.03.2022 14.00-17.30 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Seminarraum S14 HG.32
Dienstag 22.03.2022 08.30-12.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Seminarraum S16 HG.39
Module Modul: Fachlich-methodische Weiterbildung (Doktoratsstudium - Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät)
Leistungsüberprüfung Leistungsnachweis
Hinweise zur Leistungsüberprüfung Exam:

The exam will be a take-home exam consisting of two parts:
1) A referee report on a paper to be distributed by the lecturer, on a topic related to the course.
2) An outline for a research paper related to the course, to be developed by the student.
Deadline: tba
An-/Abmeldung zur Leistungsüberprüfung An-/Abmelden: Belegen resp. Stornieren der Belegung via MOnA
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Wiederholtes Belegen nicht wiederholbar
Zuständige Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ, studiendekanat-wwz@unibas.ch
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