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Economics

Symposium Program

American Political Economy Symposium

American Political Economy
From the Age of Jackson to the Civil War

Friday, October 18, Inn at Brunswick Station

8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m
Reception with invitation


Saturday, October 19, Shannon Room, Hubbard Hall

8:30 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

  • Breakfast (Hubbard Hall 2nd floor atrium)

9:15 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

  • Welcome by Jennifer Scanlon, Associate Dean of the Faculty

9:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

  • Introductory remarks by Stephen Meardon, Bowdoin College and William S. Belko, University of West Florida

9:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Session 1: Economics of Slavery, Secession, and Union (Part I)


10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

  • Break (Hubbard Hall 2nd floor atrium)

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Session 2: Economics of Slavery, Secession, and Union (Part II)


12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

  • Lunch with invitation (Thorne Hall)

2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Session 3: Money, Banking, and Crises


3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

  • Break (Hubbard Hall 2nd floor atrium)

4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Session 4: Economics of Land, Science, and Education


7:00 p.m.

  • Dinner with invitation (Thorne Hall)


Sunday, October 20, Shannon Room, Hubbard Hall

8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.

  • Breakfast (Hubbard Hall 2nd floor atrium)

8:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Session 5: Trade Doctrines and Tariff Controversies (Part I)


10:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

  • Break (Hubbard Hall 2nd floor atrium)

10:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Session 6: Trade Doctrines and Tariff Controversies (Part II)


11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

  • Closing remarks by Steven G. Medema, Professor of Economics, University of Colorado-Denver

12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

  • Lunch by invitation