La Croix receives 2011-2014 NSF support for Cliometrics Annual Conferences and World Congress of Cliometrics

Professor Sumner La Croix (UH Economics, UHERO, and UH Global Health and Population Studies) and Professor Ann Carlos (University of Colorado Economics) have received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support two annual Cliometrics Conferences in 2012 and 2014 and a World Congress of Cliometrics in 2013. The 2012 annual conference will be held in Tucson, Arizona and is co-sponsored by the University of Arizona, while the 2014 Annual Conference will be held in Clemson, South Carolina and is co-sponsored by Clemson University. The 2013 World Congress of Cliometrics will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii and is co-sponsored by the University of Hawaii.

Cliometrics is the interdisciplinary application of theory and quantitative methods to the study of economic history.

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