This year, as ever, we are very proud of our roster. It reflects, in our opinion, the vitality and diversity of research in the history of recent economics, with a good mix of well-known scholars and younger researchers with various backgrounds (economics, history, sociology and science and engineering studies).
- Roger E. Backhouse (University of Birmingham and Erasmus University Rotterdam): “Samuelson and Kennedy”
- Cléo Chassonnery-Zaïgouche (University of Lausanne): “‘The Economists Enter the Courtroom’ in Context”
- Laetitia Lenel (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): “Measurement without Theory? Business Cycle Research at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), 1946-1965”
- Harro Maas (University of Lausanne): “Economics as a public science. Cultures of prediction in France and the Netherlands”
- Steven G. Medema (University of Colorado Denver): “Non-Welfarism in the Early Debates Over the Coase Theorem: The Case of Environmental Economics”
- Sarvnaz Lotfi (Virginia Tech): “Postwar R&D valuation and the ‘measure of our ignorance’”
- Marion Ronca (University of Zurich): “From Logos to Mythos – The academic change of mind of the founder of the Swiss Economic Research Centre Eugen Böhler”
- Anne Schreiber (University of Paderborn): “Social exchange during the era of Cold War. George Homans and the emergence of rational choice theory”
- Francesco Sergi (Université Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne): “The Standard Narrative in History of Macroeconomics: Central Banks and DSGE Models”
- Isabella Weber (University of Cambridge): “Is Socialism Compatible with a Market Economy? The Chinese Chapter in the Socialist Calculation Debate”
The full program is available here.
Those interested in attending are invited to contact Verena Halsmayer: verena(dot)halsmayer(at)unilu(dot)ch
The organizing committee is comprised of Pedro Duarte, Yann Giraud, Verena Halsmayer and Joel Isaac.