PhD Studentship: Did the Bank of England Provide Lender of Last Resort Facilities to the Private Sector in the First 150 Years of its Existence

University of Manchester PhD opportunity. Full tuition fees plus annual maintenance stipend (£17,777). The supervisors will be Professor Akos Valentinyi and Dr Nuno Palma. Ryland Thomas from the Bank of England will participate in supervision meetings when required.  More info here: Nuno Palma Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Department of Economics, University of Manchester Research Affiliate,... Continue Reading →

CFP: Special Issue on the South Sea Bubble, Mississippi Bubble, and Financial Revolution

2020 marks the 300th anniversary of the crashing of the South Sea and Mississippi Bubbles, investment schemes – based on slavery, colonialism, and the need to fund standing militaries accompanying them through large-scale public borrowing – that caused a general international liquidity crisis, deflation, and depression.  This special issue of Eighteenth-Century Studies seeks submissions exploring not only the... Continue Reading →

CFP: Deadline 31st of January – the Business History of Creativity

European Business History Asocciation Annual Congress, Rotterdam (NL), 29-31 August, 2019. Ever since the 1990s, the creative industries have been a topic of both praise and contention. The 2019 EBHA conference, themed around The Business History of Creativity intends to address creativity in business and the growth and development of the creative industries. Keynote speakers are: Joel... Continue Reading →

CFP: Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student Conference 2019

The Annual Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student Conference draws top doctoral students from around the world to present their research in the fields of Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Finance and Behavioral Marketing.  The goal of the conference is to foster an environment to promote interaction amongst doctoral student researchers, and to provide feedback for students presenting their... Continue Reading →

CFP: Economic History Association 2019 Annual Meeting

CALL FOR PAPERS EHA 2019: ‘Markets and Governments in Economic History’ Annual Meeting of the Economic History Association, in Atlanta, Georgia, September 13-15, 2019 The theme for EHA 2019 is “Markets and Governments in Economic History.” The interactions between markets and governments are central issues in the organization of economies. From the beginning of time,... Continue Reading →

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