Historical Social Mobility Seminar (week 10)

Papers and speakers for this seminar will be: ‘Family Trees and Falling Apples: Intergenerational Mobility Estimates from U.S. Genealogy Data’ by Kasey Buckles (University of Notre Dame) with Joseph Price; ‘Who Benefits from Meritocracy?’ by Santiago Pérez (UC Davis) with Diana Moreira (UC Davis); ‘Offspring as Rents? Intergenerational Immobility in a Multi-ethnic Ruling Coalition of Medieval China’ by Erik Wang (Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse) with Joy Chen (Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business) & Xiaoming Zhang (HKU)