• Prof. Jeffrey Williamson (Harvard University) joins HHB Advisory Board

    Aug. 15, 2014

    HHB is delighted to welcome Jeffrey Gale Williamson - Laird Bell Professor of Economics, emeritus, at Harvard University - as a HHB Advisors.

    Having retired from Harvard in July 2008, Prof. Williamson continues to do research on economic history and the contemporary Third World. Some topics he has explored recently include: the growth and distributional implications of the demographic transition in Asia 1950-2025 and the Atlantic economy 1820-1940; the impact of international migration, capital flows and trade on factor price convergence in the greater Atlantic economy since 1830; the sources of globalization backlash before World War I; the causes of the cessation of convergence during the de-globalization years between 1914 and 1950; analysis of both the sources and consequences of the mass migrations prior to the 1920s and after the 1950s; and the economic implications of 1492.

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