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(December 13 - 14) Presentation of the Data for Financial History Equipment of Excellence (DFIH)

On December 13 and 14, on the occasion of the presentation of the Data for Financial History Equipment of Excellence (DFIH), a two-day event comprised of two consecutive conferences is organized by the Paris School of Economics:

  • December, Thursday 13: “A New Data Hub For Financial Research: DFIH (Data for Financial History)”
  • December, Friday 14: 8th Eurhistock Conference

You can register to the conference by November 30 thanks to this link
For more information, thanks to contact Monique-Alice Tixeront (monique-alice.tixeront psemail.eu).


December, Thursday 13

The research group DFIH (Data for Financial history) will hold the conference A New Data Hub for Financial Research: DFIH (Data for Financial History), open to the public upon prior registration. The group will present the projects and the current progress on building comprehensive databases on historical French securities traded in the French markets since 1796. The projects aim to improve the current lack of empirical work in historical financial data that are crucial to better understand and find solutions to global financial crises as witnessed in the latest crash ten years ago.

Programme

2.30 - 3.15 pm : Café de bienvenue
3.15 - 4.15 pm : Presentation of the Data for Financial History Equipment of Excellence
4.15 - 4.30 pm : Presentation of the H2020 EURHISFIRM project
4.30 - 5.00 pm : Coffee break
5.00 - 6.00 pm : Experiments in French financial history

  • Elisa Grandi: Banks and Networks at the Belle Époque (avec Raphaël Hekimian)
  • Stefano Ungaro: The French repo market before 1914: data and lessons for today
  • Jérémy Ducros: The Determinants of Listing Decisions of Companies in France, 1898-1909
  • Angelo Riva: ANR Sysri 30: A new history of banking crisis in the interwar period (avec Patrice Baubeau, Eric Monnet et Stefano Ungaro)

6.00 pm: Cocktail


December, Friday 14

As in Madrid (2009), Cambridge (2010), Paris (2011), Bonn (2012), Antwerp (2013), Cambridge (2015), Belfast (2016), the 8th edition of the EURHISTOCK workshop aims at providing a meeting point for financial and economic historians as well as financial economists interested in the long-term changes of European financial markets.
The workshop is jointly organized by the Paris School of Economics and the European Business School-Paris.

Programme

9.00 - 9.20 : Arrival and coffee
9.20 - 9.30 : Welcome – Angelo Riva, European Business School and Paris School of Economics
9.30 - 10.00: An early securities market in full swing: New data on Amsterdam securities trading in the eighteenth century
Joost Jonker, University of Amsterdam and IISH (with Christiaan Von Bochove and Oscar Gelderblom)
Discussant: Michael Buchner, Saarland University
10.00 - 10.30: Playing the rules of the game. Counterparty risk at the Berlin Bourse, ca. 1860-1914
Michael Buchner, Saarland University
Discussant: Joost Jonker, University of Amsterdam and IISH
10.30 - 11.00: Finance and Growth: Did French Stock Markets Support Firms of the 2nd Industrial Revolution?
Emilie Bonhoure, Toulouse 1 Capitole and Toulouse Business School (with David Le Bris)
Discussant: Miguel Artola Blanco, Universidad Carlos III Madrid
11.00 - 11.30: coffee break
11.30 - 12.00: Microstructure and performance of stock exchange markets: the Lisbon Stock Exchange, 1837-1913
Rita Martins de Sousa, University of Lisbon (with Amélia Branco and Pedro Neves)
Discussant: Bert S. Kramer, University of Groningen
12.00 - 12.30: What are the effects of the introduction of corporate taxes in Nazi-occupied Netherlands?
Bert S. Kramer, University of Groningen (with Philip T. Fliers and Abe de Jong)
Discussant: Rita Martins de Sousa, University of Lisbon
12.30 - 14.30: lunch
14.30 - 15.00: Bank stocks and the Great Depression
Bryan Taylor II, Global Financial Data (with Gustavo Cortes and Marc Weidenmier)
Discussant: Raphaël Hekimian, ISG Business School and Paris School of Economics
15.00 - 15.30: Equity investment in an age of turbulence: Spain, 1900-1987
Miguel Artola Blanco, Universidad Carlos III Madrid (with Stefano Battilossi and Stefan O. Houpt)
Discussant: Bryan Taylor II, Global Financial Data
15.30 - 16.00: coffee break
16.00 - 16.30: The Big Bang: Stock Market Capitalization in the Long Run
Dmitry Kuvshinov, University of Bonn (with Kaspar Zimmermann)
Discussant: Leentje Moortgat, University of Antwerp
16.30: Stubborn dividends: 180 years of evidence from Belgium
Leentje Moortgat, University of Antwerp (with Jan Annaert and Marc Deloof)
Discussant: Dmitry Kuvshinov, University of Bonn

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