Friday, November 17 / 3:45 PM - 5:30 PM

Session 133
Presidential Session: Household Wealth and Well-Being

Chair: Joyce Burnette, Wabash College
Discussant: Joyce Burnette, Wabash College

1. Probate Inventories and Sample Selection Bias: Evidence from the Eighteenth-Century Cape ColonyJohan Fourie, Stellenbosch University; Anne McCants, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Leone Walters, Stellenbosch University.

2. Industriousness, the Gilboy Thesis, and the Lost Contributions of Home Economists to the Industrialization DebateNicholas O'Neill, University of Chicago.

3. Moral Economy, Informal Insurance, or What? The Logic and Effectiveness of Informal Transfers between Households in Early 20th Century FinlandSakari Saaritsa, University of Helsinki.

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