The relationship between finance and growth is an evergreen in economic history, at least since the seminal work of Alexander Gerschenkron. In particular, the role of the financial sector for growth and development of emerging countries has been in the focus of quantitative and qualitative research. The purpose of the 10th Conference of the SEEMHN “Financial development and economic growth in South-East Europe – a historical and comparative perspective” is to gather scholars working on financial development (e.g. development of banks, central banks and financial markets) and economic development (e.g. growth and structural change) in Southeastern Europe to get new, challenging and exciting insights into the links between the financial sector and the real economy. Quantitative and qualitative research as well as national case studies and cross-country comparative work can be presented at this conference.
The conference is being organized by the Oesterreichische Nationalbank and the University of Vienna, Department of Economic and Social History. The conference will take place at the Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna, on October 1, 2015 and will be followed by a workshop on “The central bank balance sheet in a long-term perspective” on October 2. Conference participants are invited to also attend the workshop.
- Universität Wien, Institut für Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte; Österreichische Nationalbank
Information & contacts
Universität Wien, Institut für Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte
Universitätsring 1, A-1010 Wien