International Society for Quantitative History

QH Webinar Series

Herding, Warfare, and a Culture of Honor: Global Evidence

Thursday, December 8, 2022
10:00 (Hong Kong / Beijing / Singapore)
21:00 (-1day) (New York) | 18:00 (-1day) (Los Angeles) | 02:00 (London) | 11:00 (Tokyo) | 13:00 (Sydney)

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Benjamin Enke

Benjamin Enke

Associate Professor of Economics, Harvard University

古進士高產地區 今教育水平較高

古進士高產地區 今教育水平較高

QH Areas of Excellence (AoE) project team member Ting Chen from HKBU Department of Economics told the media how she and her co-authors used economic methodologies to analyze the data of tens of thousands of Jinshi, the highest and final degree in the imperial examination in Imperial China, in the Ming and Qing dynasties. (Media interview in Chinese)
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Symposia

Call for Papers | The Ninth Annual Symposium on Quantitative History

July 15, 2023 - July 16, 2023

Shanghai, China

English and Mandarin

Arthur H. Cole Prize for the best article in The Journal of Economic History goes to our co-director Chicheng Ma

Arthur H. Cole Prize for the best article in The Journal of Economic History goes to our co-director Chicheng Ma

Co-director Chicheng Ma has recently won the prestigious Arthur H. Cole Prize for his paper "Knowledge Diffusion and Intellectual Change: When Chinese Literati Met European Jesuits" published in The Journal of Economic History (JEH).
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QH Webinar Series

Qing Officialdom: Insights from Historical Big Data

09:00 | Thursday, November 17, 2022

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Cameron Campbell

Cameron Campbell

Chair Professor of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Qing Officials, Unknown author, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
QH Society launches newly redesigned website

QH Society launches newly redesigned website

The QH Society officially launched its new website on September 21, 2022. The redesigned site represents the project team's determined effort to make our online presence the No. 1 go-to place for the global QH community.
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QH Webinar Series

The Rise and Fall of Imperial China

09:00 | Thursday, October 27, 2022

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Yuhua Wang

Yuhua Wang

Professor of Government, Harvard University

HKU Business School garners record high UGC funding for research on the “Quantitative History of China”

HKU Business School garners record high UGC funding for research on the “Quantitative History of China”

HK$67.32 million (over US$8.5 million) of University Grant Committee investment into four research clusters on the Quantitative History of China
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QH Webinar Series

The Journey of Humanity: The Origin of Wealth and Inequality

09:00 | Thursday, October 20, 2022

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Oded Galor

Oded Galor

Herbert Goldberger Professor of Economics, Brown University

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