Institutions, Slavery and Public Finance
“Institutions, Slavery and Public Finance”
Prof. William Summerhill (University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA)
Dias: 15, 17 e 18 de setembro
Horário: 16:30 às 18:30
Local: Sala E3, FEA 1
Promoção: Programa de Pós-Graduação em Economia, FEA-USP
Colonial Institutions, Slavery, Inequality, and Development: Evidence from São Paulo, Brazil (15/9)
William Easterly. “Inequality Does Cause Underdevelopment: Insights from a New Instrument.” Journal of Development Economics 84 (2007) 755–776.
Nathan Nunn. “Slavery, Inequality, and Economic Development in the Americas: An Examination of the Engerman-Sokoloff Hypothesis.” Manuscript, 2007.
Daron Acemoglu, Maria A. Bautista, Pablo Querubín, and James Robinson. “Economic and Political Inequality in Development: The Case of Cundinamarca, Colombia.” Manuscript, 2007.
William Summerhill. “Questions of Persistence: Slavery, Inequality, and Development in São Paulo, Brazil.” Manuscript, 2013.
2. Public Finance of the Brazilian Empire: New Data and Findings (17/9)
Marcelo Abreu. “Brazil as a debtor, 1824–1931.” Economic History Review 4 (2006), pp. 765–787.
Henning Bohn. “The Behavior of the U.S. Public Debt and Deficits.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 113 (1998), pp. 949-963.
William Summerhill. “The Public Finances of Imperial Brazil.” Manuscript, 2014.
3. Political Consequences of War Finance (18/9)
Douglass North and Barry Weingast. “Constitutions and Commitment: The Evolution of Institutional Governing Public Choice in Seventeenth-Century England.” Journal of Economic History XLIX (1989), pp. 803-832.
Gary Cox. “War, Moral Hazard, and Ministerial Responsibility: England After the Glorious Revolution.” Journal of Economic History 71 (2011), pp. 133-161.
Gary Cox. “Was the Glorious Revolution a Constitutional Watershed?” Journal of Economic History. 72 (2012), pp. 567-600.