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Just accepted

The joint work by QH Webinar Series conveners Professor Zhiwu Chen and Dr. Chicheng Ma, together with Dr. Andrew J. Sinclair of HKU Business School, is now available as Open Access on The Economic Journal. 


Banking on the Confucian Clan: Why China Developed Financial Markets So Late

— The Economic Journal (@EJ_RES) November 24, 2021

Just published

The latest issue of The Journal of Economic History, which features QH Webinar co-convener Dr. Chicheng Ma's article 'Knowledge Diffusion and Intellectual Change: When Chinese Literati Met European Jesuits' and Co-Director of the International Society for Quantitative History Professor James Kung's article 'Malthus Goes to China: The Effect of “Positive Checks” on Grain Market Development, 1736–1910', is now available in print. 

The latest issue of the Journal is available now: https://t.co/kyrskXnfAt

— EHA (@EconHistAssoc) November 26, 2021
Quantitative History Webinar Series 歷史網上講座系列 

Now hosted by HKU Economic History Group

The Quantitative History Webinar Series, convened by Professor Zhiwu Chen and Dr. Chicheng Ma of The University of Hong Kong (HKU), aims to provide researchers, teachers and students with an online intellectual platform to keep up to date with the latest research in the field, promoting the dissemination of research findings and interdisciplinary use of quantitative methods in historical research. The Series is co-organized by the International Society for Quantitative History, HKU Business School, and the Asia Global Institute (AGI).


歷史網上講座系列(Quantitative History Webinar Series)由香港大學陳志武教授和馬馳騁博士聯合發起並舉辦,旨在介紹前沿量化歷史研究成果、促進同仁交流,推廣量化方法在歷史研究中的應用。本系列講座由國際量化歷史學會、香港大學經管學院和亞洲環球研究所全力支持和承辦。量化歷史網上講座系列銳意逢星期四舉辦講座,若邀請學者位於歐洲及中國時區,講座將於星期四香港時間下午4時至5時30分舉行;若位於美國時區,將於星期四香港時間上午9時至10時30分或10時至11時30分舉行。

Conveners 召集人:
Professor Zhiwu Chen (陳志武教授)
Dr. Chicheng Ma (馬馳騁博士)

Click here to view the press release of the Series

Just happened

History’s Masters: The Effect of European Monarchs on State Performance by
Nico Voigtländer, Professor of Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Live on Zoom on November 11, 2021
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