Time: 4:00 - 6:00pm Venue: FB4.04/08 Francis Bancroft Building, 4th Floor, Mile End Campus
School Research Seminar Series – Wednesday 20th March 2013
SpeakerJosephine Maltby, Professor of Accounting and Finance, York Management School, University of York
BioJM has been Professor at York since 2006. Prior to this she trained as a chartered accountant before joining the University of Sheffield. She has written on the history of corporate governance and on the development of investment and savings in the 19th century.
Seminar titleBringing back Thrift Week: Neo-Liberalism and the Rediscovery of Thrift
AbstractThe paper examines and compares the movements for promoting working-class savings in the modern USA and in Great Britain in the 19th century. It explores the use of savings as a technology for managing individuals' behaviour and motives and the nature of the government objectives which are served by these parallel projects.
Chaired by Prof Sean McCartney
Additional information- Seminar lunch in The Kitchen at 12:30pm- The seminar will run from 13:00 to 14:00pm (suggested: 50 minute talk and 10 minute Q&A)