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Jason Poulos (Duke): Amnesty Policy and Elite Persistence in the Postbellum South: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design

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Mario Chacón (NYU & Universidad de los Andes), Jeffrey Jensen (NYU Abu Dhabi), and Sidak Ynitso (NYU): Representation and Imposed Democratization: Evidence from Black Enfranchisement during Reconstruction

Discussant: David Bateman (Cornell)


Soumyajit Mazumder (Ph.D. Harvard 2020): Old South, New Deal: How the Legacy of Slavery Undermined the New Deal

Discussant: Pavithra Suryanarayan (Johns Hopkins University)

Vanessa Bouaroudj and Adeel Malik (University of Oxford): Slavery and Human Capital in Africa: An Empirical Extension of Nunn (2008)

Discussant: Dozie Okoye (Dalhousie University)


François Seyler (Université Laval): Slavery, political attitudes and social capital: evidence
from Brazil

Ali Ahmed (NYU), Marcus Johnson (CUNY, Baruch College), and

Mateo Vásquez-Cortés (ITAM): Slavery, Elections, and Political Affiliations in Colombia

Discussant: Leticia Arroyo Abad (CUNY, Queens College)

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