Working Paper BETA #2017-26

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Title : The Dissertations of Michela Giorcelli, Trevor Jackson, and Craig Palsson: 2017 Alexander Gerschenkron Prize Competition

Author(s) : Claude DIEBOLT

Abstract : Twenty PhDs in economics, economic history and history competed for the Alexander Gerschenkron Prize this year. Their research covered Africa, China, European and Latin American countries, India and Japan. Choosing three among these dissertations was a difficult and worrisome task. The three panelists of the 2017 edition are Michela Giorcelli, Trevor Jackson, and Craig Palsson.

Key-words : Cliometrics - Economic History - Economics - History

JEL Classification : A12, N00, N1, N2, N3, N4.