Saturday, November 13 / 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 158
Inequality, Economic Stress, and Demographic Behavior: Sub-Session 1. Balancing Economic Stress in the Pre-Modern World.

Chair: Martin Dribe, Lund University
Discussant: Tommy Bengtsson, Lund University

1. Balancing Economic Stress: The Role of Rural-Urban Migration in 19th Century East BelgiumGeorge Alter, University of Michigan; Michel Oris, University of Geneva.

2. Fertility Responses to Short-Term Economic Stress: Exploring the Effects of a Wealth Shock in a Pre-Transitional Settler ColonyJeanne Cilliers, Lund University; Martine Mariotti, Australian National University; Igor Martins, Lund University.

3. Household Context, Socioeconomic Status, and Migration in Early Modern Northeastern JapanSatomi Kurosu, Reitaku University; Hao Dong, Peking University.

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