Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Intellectual Commons DML 233
3550 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089
"The First Modern Economy: Golden Age Holland and the Work of Jan de Vries"
Forum Organizer: Jacob Soll, University of Southern California
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10:00am - Coffee
10:15am - Jacob Soll, University of Southern California
Welcome and opening remarks
10:30am - Maarten Prak, Utrecht University, Netherlands
"The Artisan Revolution and the Industrious Revolution, or, How the Quality of Labour Started to Improve in the Middle Ages"
11:30am - Jane Humphries, Oxford University
"More Work on 'Industriousness'"
12:30pm - Lunch
1:30pm - Trevor Jackson, University of California, Berkeley
"Neither Malthus nor Keynes: The Modernity of Dutch Decline"
2:30pm - Philip T. Hoffman, Caltech
"Local Credit and the Industrious Revolution"
3:30pm - Jan de Vries, University of California, Berkeley
"My search for useful organizing concepts in historical studies: transitions, revolutions, crises, and divergences"
4:30pm - Margaret Jacob, University of California, Los Angeles
Comment and general discussion