34th Annual Meeting of the History of Economics Society

8 – 11 June 2007

George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA

 

Program of Sessions

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 FRIDAY, June 8

 

12:30 - 4:30 p.m. HES Executive Committee Meeting  Buchanan House

 

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. On Site Registration (continuing through Saturday) Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall Lobby

 

4:30 - 7:00 p.m. On Site Registration (continuing through Saturday)  Mason Hall

 

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Plenary Session: Distinguished Visitor Lecture

Mason Hall - Edwin Meese Conference Room

“Let Us Understand Adam Smith”

James M. Buchanan, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics, George Mason University

& University Distinguished Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Virginia Tech

 

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Opening Reception (All are welcome!)

Mason Hall Atrium

Sponsored by Provost’s Office, George Mason University

 

7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Virginia Cook Out (Ticket required)

Mason Hall Rooms D3 A &B

 


 

 SATURDAY, June 9

 

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall North

 

8:00a.m. to 12:00 p.m. On Site Registration

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall  Lobby

 

 

Session 1: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Johnson Center Third Floor Meeting Rooms A - E

 

 

SESSION 1A:  Robbins's Essay 75 Years On

Chair/Organizer: Steven Medema, University of Colorado at Denver

 

Steve Medema (University of Colorado at Denver) and Roger Backhouse (University of Birmingham)

Defining Economics: Robbins’ Essay in Theory and Practice

 

Dave Colander, Middlebury College

How Robbins' Methodological Prescriptions Have Been Misunderstood

 

Alain Marciano, University of Reims

Buchanan, Robbins and The Subject Matter Of Economics: A Note On Limited Economic Imperialism

 

Session discussant: Wade Hands, Puget Sound University

 

 

 

SESSION 1B: Keynes

Chair: Bradley Bateman, Grinnell College

 

Hirai Toshiaki, Sophia University

To What Degree did Keynes Approach the General Theory in 1933?

 

Cristina Marcuzzo, University di Roma “La Sapienza”

Keynes and Persuasion

 

Jerome de Boyer des Roches, University of Paris IX (Dauphine) and PHARE

The Keynes-Harrod Controversy on the Classical Theory of the Rate of Interest and the Interdependence of Markets

 

 

Discussants: Bradley Bateman, Grinnell College and Gilles Dostaler, University of Quebec at Montreal

 

 

 

SESSION 1C: On the Spread of Economic Ideas

Chair: Charles McCann, University of Pittsburgh

 

Arthur Diamond, University of Nebraska, Omaha

Searching for Schumpeter in the Amazon:  How He Lives in Books Today

 

Discussant: Charles McCann, University of Pittsburgh

 

Tiago Mata, Technical University of Lisbon and Duke University

Economic Drama in the Media – Leonard S. Silk at Business Week and at The New York Times

 

Discussant: Judy Klein, Mary Baldwin College

 

Evelyn Gick and Wolfgang Gick, Darmouth College

The Economics of Fashion -- From Veblen to Media and Fashion Disclosure

 

Discussant: Judy Klein, Mary Baldwin College

 

Annie L. Cot, Paris I (Sorbonne)

 General Equilibrium Theory in America:  from Willard Gibbs to the Harvard Pareto Circle

Discussant: H. Spencer Banzhaf, Georgia State University

 

 

 

SESSION 1D: Economics, Religion and Morality

Chair: Ross Emmett, Michigan State University

 

Paul Oslington, University of New South Wales

Jacob Viner on Religion and Economics

 

Marie Duggan, Keene State College

Anti-Clerical Aspects of Enlightenment Thought in Spain via Campomanes and Jovellanos

 

Roberta Rio, University of Macerata

Economics as Moral Science and Psychological Methodology:  Issues from Angelo Messedaglia and Carl Menger

 

Joseph Weglarz, Walsh College

Leonard Lessius:  The Oracle of the Low Countries

 

Discussants: Ross Emmett, Michigan State University, Laurie Johnson, University of Denver

 

 

 

SESSION 1E: Smith

Chair: Jeffrey Young, St. Lawrence University

 

Warren Samuels, Michigan State University

Some Preliminary Conclusions On The Use Of The Concept Of The Invisible Hand And The Functions It Serves, And Other Matters

 

Discussant: Jeffrey Young, St. Lawrence University

 

Maria Paganelli, Yeshiva University

Where Did Homo Economicus Go?  Experimental Results and Possible Answers from Adam Smith

 

Discussant: Jeffrey Young, St. Lawrence University

 

Yong Yoon, George Mason University

Publicness in Smith's Extent of the Market Theorem

 

Discussant: David Warsh, Economic Principals

 

Masazumi Wakatabe, Waseda University

Knowledge, Markets, and Governance: Adam Smith's Project Reconsidered

 

Discussant: David Warsh, Economic Principals

 

 

 

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Break

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall North

 

 

Session 2: 10:30 AM – 12:00 Noon

Johnson Center Third Floor Meeting Rooms A - E

 

 

SESSION 2A: Models and Empirics

Chair: Mary S. Morgan, London School of Economics

 

Robert Goldfarb, George Washington University and Jonathan Ratner, Westat

Exploring Different Visions of the Model-Empirics Nexus:  Solow versus Lipsey-K-S

 

Elodie Bertrand, University of Littoral and PHARE

Questioning the Role of Empirical Studies in Coase's Method

 

Session discussant: Mary S. Morgan, London School of Economics

 

 

 

SESSION 2B: YOUNG SCHOLARS: On the Scottish Enlightenment

Chair: Jerry Evensky, Syracuse University

 

Ryan Peterson, George Mason University

Antipathetic Motivation in Adam Smith

 

Martha King, St. Louis University

Conceptions of Human Nature in Economic Systems and Thought

 

Session discussant: Jerry Evensky, Syracuse University

 

 

 

 

SESSION 2C:  Wicksell

Chair: Mauro Boianovsky, Universidade de Brasilia

 

Nicolas Barbaroux, CREUSET-CNRS

Woodford and Wicksell: a Cashless Economy or a Moneyless Economy Framework?

 

Discussant: Mauro Boianovsky, Universidade de Brasilia

 

Neil Skaggs and George Waters, Illinois State University

Before Woodford and Wicksell:  The Banking School Approach to Monetary Policy

 

Discussant: Mauro Boianovsky, Universidade de Brasilia

 

Marianne Johnson, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Revisitng Wicksell: Toward a Broader Interpretation of the Unanimity Rule

 

Discussant: Steven Medema, University of Colorado at Denver

 

Mariano Alierta, RS Economica Aragonesa

Freedom and Necessity in Market Economies

 

Discussant: Steven Medema, University of Colorado at Denver

 

 

 

 

SESSION 2D: Recent Contributions I

Chair: Arthur Diamond, University of Nebraska Omaha

 

Craig Freedman, Macquarie University

Five Easy Pieces: George Stigler's Blueprint for a Counter-Revolution

 

Discussant: Arthur Diamond, University of Nebraska Omaha

 

Hamid Hosseini, King’s College

Michael Porter's Competitive Advantage: It Should be Taken More Seriously

 

Discussant: Arthur Diamond, University of Nebraska Omaha

 

Grimot Nane, London South Bank University

The Political Economy of Olson: Development Economics and the Nigerian Experience

 

Discussant: Yong Yoon, George Mason University

 

 

 

 

SESSION 2E: (Roundtable Discussion) On Deirdre McCloskey’s Bourgeois Virtues

Chair/Organizer: David Levy, George Mason University

 

Presenters:   

         A. M. C. Waterman, University of Manitoba        

 

    Vernon Smith, George Mason University

 

David Levy (George Mason University) and Sandra Peart (Baldwin-Wallace College)           

 

 

 

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall North

 

 

 

Session 3: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Johnson Center Third Floor Meeting Rooms A - E

 

 

 

SESSION 3A:  Issues in Macroeconomics

Chair: Dave Colander, Middlebury College

 

Robert Dimand, Brock University

Edmund Phelps and Modern Macroeconomics

 

Richard Kane, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

The Debate over Final Product:  Simon Kuznets vs. the U.S. Department of Commerce

 

Avi Cohen, York University

The Mythology of Capital or of Static Equilibrium?  The Bohm-Bawerk/Clark Controversy

 

Marin Muzhani, University of Florence

Capital Controversy and Theory of Growth

 

Discussants: Dave Colander, Middlebury College and Kevin Hoover, Duke University

 

 

 

SESSION 3B: Observation

Chair/Organizer: Marcel Boumans, University of Amsterdam

 

Harro Maas, University of Amsterdam

Armchair Observation in Economics:  The Observation Loadedness of Theory

 

Mary S. Morgan, London School of Economics

From the Observations of Experience:  Newlyn and the Newlyn-Phillips Machine

 

Judy L. Klein, Mary Baldwin College

Modeling the Optimizing Properties of the Observed Two-bin Inventory Policy

 

Marcel Boumans, University of Amsterdam

The Problem of Passive Observations

 

Discussant: E. Roy Weintraub, Duke University

 

 

 

SESSION 3C: YOUNG SCHOLARS: On the Emergence of Modern Economics

Chair: Steven Medema, University of Colorado at Denver

 

Floris Heukelom, University of Amsterdam

The Market in Experimental and Behavioral Economics

 

Discussant: Kail Padgitt, George Mason University

 

Jean-Baptiste Fleury, EconomiX-Cachan

Redefining the Social in a Changing Society: Origins and Reception of Gary Becker’s Economics of Discrimination

 

Discussant: Steven Medema, University of Colorado at Denver

 

 

 

SESSION 3D: Economicsphobia and Economicsphilia

Chair/Organizer: William Coleman, Australian National University

 

William Coleman, Australian National University

Economics, Anti-Economics and Freakonomics

 

Discussant: Paul Oslington, University of New South Wales

 

 

Sandra Peart, Baldwin-Wallace College and David Levy, George Mason University

Economics in Cartoons

 

Discussant: Alain Marciano, University of Reims

 

 

Edward McPhail, Dickinson College

G. K. Chesterton

 

Discussant: Gregory Moore, University of Notre Dame, Australia

 

 

SESSION 3E:  East-West Intellectual Exchanges

Chair: Balbir Sihag, University of Massachusetts Lowell

 

Coskun Cakir, Georgetown University

How the Turks Came to Know Adam Smith:  A Study of the Spread of the Classical Economic Thought

 

Mohammad Hassan Fotros, Bu-Ali Sina University

Content Analysis of Iranian Economic Textbooks

 

S. (Ghazi) Ghazanfar, University of Idaho

Capitalist Tradition In Early Arab-Islamic Civilization

 

Session Discussant: Balbir Sihag, University of Massachusetts Lowell

 

 

 

2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall North

 

 

Session 4: 2:45 PM – 4:15 PM

Johnson Center Third Floor Meeting Rooms A - E

 

 

SESSION 4A: Credit and Banking

Chair: Robert Dimand, Brock University

 

Harald Hagemann, University of Hohenheim

L. Albert Hahn's Economic Theory of Bank Credit

  

Muriel Dal Pont Legrand, CNRS and University of Nice Sophia Antipolis and

Ludovic Frobert, TRIANGLE - CNRS and ENS Lyon

A Brief Economic Biography of Clement Juglar (1819-1905)

 

Daniela Parisi, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

The Analysis of Secular Trend in the 1930s:  Jenny Kretschmann (1884-1980)

 

Session Discussant: Robert Dimand, Brock University

 

 

 

SESSION 4B: 19th Century Economics

Chair: Jose Luis Cardoso, Technical University of Lisbon

 

Gregory Moore, University of Notre Dame, Australia

Leslie Stephen and the Clubbable Men of Radical London

 

Discussant: Charles McCann, University of Pittsburgh

 

Maria de Fatima Brandao and Antonio Almodovar, CEMPRE/Universidade do Porto

The Diffusion of Say's Political Economy: the Case of Portugal in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

 

Discussant: Leonidas Montes, Universidad Adolfo Ibanez

 

Barbara Brown, Pace University and Torsten Schmidt, University of New Hampshire

Auspitz, Lieben, Marshall, and Giffen

 

Discussant: Jose Luis Cardoso, Technical University of Lisbon

 

 

 

 

SESSION 4C: YOUNG SCHOLARS: On Continental European Influences on Economic Thought

Chair: Mary Morgan, The London School of Economics and Political Science

 

Jose Miguel Edwards, PHARE-GRESE, University of Paris I (Sorbonne)

Psychophysical Insights in Contemporary Economics

 

Discussant: Mary Morgan, The London School of Economics and Political Science

 

Arash Molavi, University of Hohenheim

The Last Heirs of the Maringalist Revolution: The Austrian Perspective on the Monetary Economy – A Critical Assessment of Contemporary Macroeconomics

 

Discussant: Peter Boettke, George Mason University

 

Francisco Aldape, New School

Equilibrium or Socialist Theorists

 

Discussant: Douglas MacKenzie, SUNY Plattsburgh

 

 

 

SESSION 4D: Four Centuries of Sympathy in Economics

Chair/Organizer: David Levy, George Mason University

 

Eric Schliesser, Syracuse University

The Spinozistic Origins of Smithian Sympathy

 

Discussant: Jerry Evensky, Syracuse University

 

Sandra Peart (Baldwin-Wallace College) and David Levy, George Mason University

Adam Smith's Sympathetic Principles in 19th Century Economics and Biology

 

Discussant: Evelyn Forget, University of Manitoba

 

Kevin McCabe, George Mason University

Using Experiments to Study Sympathy in the Late 20th and Early 21st Century

 

Discussant: Vernon Smith, George Mason University

 

 

 

SESSION 4E: The Politics of Economic Calculation: Studies in the 20th Century

Chair/Organizer: Thomas Stapleford, University of Notre Dame

 

Julia Mensink, London School of Economics

Users and Producers of Poverty Measures: a Business Approach

 

Thomas Stapleford, University of Notre Dame

Collective Bargaining and Statistical Methodology in Postwar America

 

H. Spencer Banzhaf, Georgia State University

Applied Cost-Benefit Analysis at the Crossroads:  Principles & Procedures

 

David Duhamel (YOUNG SCHOLAR), PHARE-GRESE, University of Paris I (Sorbonne)

The Missing Women: Back to the Values

 

Session Discussant: Malcolm Rutherford, University of Victoria

 

 

 

 

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Plenary Session: Invited Lecture 

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall South

“The Ascent/Descent from Adam Smith”

David Warsh, Editor

Economic Principals

 

 

5:30 - 6:45 p.m.

HES Business Meeting

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall South

(All are welcome; find out what your Society is doing!)

 


 

SUNDAY, June 10

 

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  Continental Breakfast

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall North

 

 

 

Session 5: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Johnson Center Third Floor Meeting Rooms A - E

 

 

SESSION 5A:  Economists and Politicians

Chair: Pedro Garcia Duarte, Duke University

 

Clifford Thies, Shenandoah University and Gary M. Pecquet, Central Michigan University 

The Shaping of the Political-Economic Thought of a Future President:  Professor Ely and Woodrow Wilson

 

Discussant: Pedro Garcia Duarte, Duke University

 

Sergio Noto, Verona University

Economics and Finance in the Early Fascism's Economists

appendix: Alberto Dé Stefani, Biographical Note

 

Discussant: Steve Medema, University of Colorado at Denver

 

Jose Luis Cardoso, Technical University of Lisbon

The Rise of the Fiscal State in Nineteenth Century Europe:  Lessons from the Portuguese Experience

 

Discussant: Steve Medema, University of Colorado at Denver

 

Michael McLure, University of Western Australia

Pareto’s Chronicles: Liberty and the Left

 

Discussant: Steve Medema, University of Colorado at Denver

 

 

 

 

SESSION 5B: Theories and Measurement of Economic Development and Growth

Chair: Sherryl Kasper, Maryville College

 

Mauro Boianovsky, Universidade de Brasilia

A View from the Tropics:  Celso Furtado and the Theory of Economic Development in the 1950s

 

Discussant: Joseph Persky, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

Anna Klimina, University of Saskatchewan

Investment Growth under Institutional Change: the Contribution of Kalecki's (1954) Growth Model

 

Discussant: Joseph Persky, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

Cornelia McCarthy, Columbia University

Asymmetry in the History of Economic Thought on Growth

 

Discussant: Sherryl Kasper, Maryville College

 

Benjamin H. Mitra-Kahn (YOUNG SCHOLAR), City University, London

Understanding National Accounting in Hindsight

 

Discussant: Sherryl Kasper, Maryville College

 

 

 

SESSION 5C: Economists, Markets, and Competition

Chair: Daniel Hammond, Wake Forest University

 

Michael Perelman, California State University, Chico

Railroads and the Increase in Fixed Capital: The Historical Increase in Fixed Capital

 

Nicola Giocoli, University of Pisa

Competition vs. Property Rights: American Antitrust Law, The Freiburg School And The Early Years Of European Competition Policy

 

 

Maria Alejandra Caporale Madi and José Ricardo B. Goncalves, University of Campinas, Brazil

Markets, Political Power and Society: Walton Hamilton on Institutionalism

 

Session Discussant: Daniel Hammond, Wake Forest University

 

 

 

 

SESSION 5D: Henry George: Equity in Economics

Chair/Organizer: Mary M. (Polly) Cleveland, Association for Georgist Studies/Barnard College

 

John C. Medaille, University of Dallas

Justice and Mr. George:  What Henry George Knew, What the Neoclassicists Forgot

 

Discussant: Alexandra Hyard, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

 

Francis K. Peddle, Dominican University College

Henry George:  Aristotelian or Kantian?

 

Discussant: Robert Rogers, Ashland University

 

Mary M. (Polly) Cleveland, Association for Georgist Studies/Barnard College

Mason Gaffney's Georgist/Wicksellian Three-factor Macroeconomics

 

Discussant: Marianne Johnson, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

 

 

 

 

SESSION 5E: Mandeville, Hume and Smith

Chair: Maria Paganelli, Yeshiva University

 

Andre Lapidus, University of Paris I (Sorbonne)

The Valuation of Individual Decision and Welfare: A Humean Perspective

 

Satoko Nakano, Meiji Gakuin University

Mandeville's Skepticism Seen in His Probabilistic View for the Market

 

Amos Witztum, London Metropolitan University

Interdependence and Equilibrium in Adam Smith

 

Discussant: Maria Paganelli, Yeshiva University and Eric Schliesser, Syracuse University

 

 

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Break

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall North

 

 

 Session 6: 10:30 AM – 12:00 NOON

Johnson Center Third Floor Meeting Rooms A - E

 

 

 

SESSION 6A: Classical Economics

Chair: Paul Oslington, University of New South Wales

 

Gavin Kennedy, Heriot-Watt University

Adam Smith's Invisible Hands: From Metaphors to Myths

 

Discussant: Paul Oslington, University of New South Wales

 

Scot Stradley, Concordia College

The Philosophy of Human Nature: From Adam Smith to Malthus and Ricardo

 

Discussant: David Levy, George Mason University

 

Arie Arnon, Ben Gurion University and UC Berkeley

The Early Round of the Bullionist Debate 1800-1802: Baring, Boyd and Thornton’s Innovative Ideas

 

Discussant: David Levy, George Mason University

 

 

 

SESSION 6B: (Roundtable Discussion) Are Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand Curves Useful Tools of Economic Analysis?

Chair/Organizer: George Horwich, Purdue University

 

Presenters:    

George Horwich, Purdue University

                   

Dave Colander, Middlebury College

                  

Barkley Rosser, James Madison University

 

 

 

SESSION 6C: Religion and Economics

Chair/Organizer: Edward McPhail, Dickinson College

 

Edward McPhail, Dickinson College

The Golden Rule and the Greatest Happiness Principle

 

Daniel Hammond, Wake Forest University

In the Shadows of Vanity: Religion and the Debate over Hierarchy

 

 

Discussants: Michael Makowsky, George Mason University, Anthony Waterman, St. John's College, University of Manitoba

 

 

 

 

SESSION 6D:  Walter Eucken and the Freiburg School

Chair/Organizer: Viktor Vanberg, University of Freiburg and Walter Eucken Institute

 

Viktor Vanberg, University of Freiburg and Walter Eucken Institute

The Freiburg School: Walter Eucken and Ordoliberalism

 

Discussant: Karen Vaughn, George Mason University

 

Nils Goldschmidt, Walter Eucken Institute

Walter Eucken's Place in the History of Ideas

 

Discussant: Peter Boettke, George Mason University

 

Joachim Zweynert, Hamburg Institute of International Economics and University of Hamburg

How German is German Neoliberalism?

 

Discussant: Razeen Sally, London School of Economics

 

Michael Wohlgemuth, Walter Eucken Institute

The Freiburg School and the Hayekian Challenge

 

Discussant: Bruce Caldwell, University of North Carolina Greensboro

 

 

 

SESSION 6E: Law and Economics

Chair/Organizer: Masazumi Wakatabe, Waseda University

 

Warren Samuels, Michigan State University

The Interrelations Between Legal and Economic Processes:  A Consideration of the Reactions

outline / paper

 

Discussant: Masazumi Wakatabe, Waseda University

 

Alain Marciano, University of Reims

 Buchanan’s Constitutional Economics: Between Public Choice and the Economic Analysis of the Law

 

Discussant: Nicola Giocoli, University of Pisa

 

Neelkant Chamillal, University of Paul Cezanne

Whiteheadian Vespers: A Philosophical Interpretation of J. Buchanan's Theory of Market Process

 

Discussant: Masazumi Wakatabe, Waseda University

 

 

 

 

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall North

 

 

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Plenary Session

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall South

"Dissenting Identities in 1960s Economics"

Tiago Mata, Dissertation winner

Technical University of Lisbon and Duke University

 

 

 

Session 7: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Johnson Center Third Floor Meeting Rooms A - E

 

 

SESSION 7A: Insights from Austrian Economics

Chair: Richard Wagner, George Mason University

 

Hansjoerg Klausinger, Vienna University

The Making of Hayek's 'Monetary Theory and Trade Cycle'

 

Manuela Mosca, University of Lecce

The Austrian Theory of "Unnatural" Monopoly

 

Gregor Zwirn, University of Paris I (Sorbonne)

Ludwig von Mises on the Epistemological Foundation of the Social Sciences Reconstructed

 

 

Session Discussant: Richard Wagner, George Mason University

 

 

 

 

SESSION 7B:  (Roundtable Discussion) Honouring A.M.C. Waterman and Donald Winch, 2007 Distinguished Fellows

Chair: Sandra Peart, Baldwin-Wallace College

 

Presenters:    

Evelyn Forget, University of Manitoba

                 

Donald Winch, University of Sussex

                 

Anthony Waterman, St. John's College, University of Manitoba

                  

David Levy, George Mason University

                     

Warren Samuels, Michigan State University

             

Ross Emmett, Michigan State University

 

 

 

SESSION 7C:  Insights from Pre-Classical Economics

Chair: Glenn Hueckel, Pomona College

 

Jesús Astigarraga (University of Zaragoza) and Juan Zabalza, University of Alicante

Political Economy in the Spanish Dictionaries and Encyclopaedias of the 18th Century

 

John Berdell, DePaul University

An Early Supply-Demand Side Controversy: Petty, Law and Cantillon

 

Isabelle This Saint-Jean, PHARE-LEMMA University of Littoral

Envy and Desire of Destruction

 

Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak, CEDEPLAR/UFMG

The Political Economy of Demographic Management: Power and Population in British Mercantilism

 

Session Discussant: Glenn Hueckel, Pomona College

 

 

 

SESSION 7D: Money

Chair: Maria Alejandra Caporale Madi, University of Campinas, Brazil

 

Perry Mehrling, Barnard College, Columbia University

The Monetary Economics of Benjamin Graham

 

Jose Pelaez, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico

Money as Medium of Exchange: K. Iwai Proposal about Menger Monetary Theory

 

Pedro Garcia Duarte, Duke University

Visiting Frank P. Ramsey:  the Public Finance Concept of Optimal Monetary Policy

 

Discussants: Clifford Thies, Shenandoah University and Maria Alejandra Caporale Madi

 

 

 

3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Break

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall North

 

 

 

 Session 8: 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Johnson Center Third Floor Meeting Rooms A - E

 

 

 

SESSION 8A:  (Roundtable Discussion) Editing and Publishing in the History of Economics Journals

Chair/Co-organizer: Jose Luis Cardoso, ISEG, Technical University of Lisbon

Co-organizer: Steve Medema, University of Colorado at Denver

 

        Presenters:                

Jose Luis Cardoso, ISEG, Technical University of Lisbon

 

Steve Medema, University of Colorado at Denver

 

Warren Samuels, Michigan State University

 

Donald Winch, University of Sussex

 

 Sandra Peart, Baldwin-Wallace College

 

 

 

SESSION 8B: Ideology, Politics and Economics

Chair/Organizer: Daniel Hammond, Wake Forest University

 

Angus Burgin, Harvard University

The Political Economy of the Early Mont Pelerin Society

 

Discussant: Bruce Caldwell, University of North Carolina Greensboro

 

Daniel Hammond, Wake Forest University

Transcendental Commitments of Economists: Friedman, Knight, and Nef

 

Discussant: Ross Emmett, Michigan State University

 

David Mitch, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

John U. Nef, Jr., Friedrich Hayek, and the Committee on Social Thought

 

Discussant: Daniel Hammond, Wake Forest University

 

Ross Emmett, Michigan State University

Did the Chicago School Reject Frank Knight? Assessing Frank Knight’s Place in the Chicago Economics Tradition

 

Discussant: Tiago Mata, Technical University of Lisbon and Duke University

 

 

 

 

SESSION 8C:  Recent Contributions II

Chair: Grimot Nane, London South Bank University

 

Barkley Rosser, James Madison University

The Rise and Decline of Mancur Olson's View of "The Rise and Decline of Nations"

 

Discussant: Grimot Nane, London South Bank University

 

Ignacio Falgueras-Sorauren, University of Malaga

Robbins as a Forerunner of Modern Theories of Work Extraction

 

Discussant: Evelyn Forget, University of Manitoba

  

Balbir Sihag, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Relevance of Begriffsgeschichte to the History of Economic Analysis

 

Discussant: Evelyn Forget, University of Manitoba

 

 

SESSION 8D: Perspectives on Market Socialism      

 Chair/Organizer: Douglas MacKenzie, SUNY Plattsburgh

 

Gary Mongiovi, St. John’s University

The Keynesians and Socialism:  Franco Modigliani and the Socialist State

 

Discussant: Daniela Parisi, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

 

Douglas MacKenzie, SUNY Plattsburgh

Financial Markets and Economic Calculation

 

Discussant: Gary Mongiovi, St. John's University

 

J. Patrick Gunning, U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Mises's Idealistic View of Consumer Sovereignty

 

Discussant: Douglas MacKenzie, SUNY Plattsburgh

 

 

 

SESSION 8E:  On the Methodology of Social Science, Historically Considered

Chair:  Art Diamond, University of Nebraska Omaha

 

Adam Lutzker, University of Michigan Flint

Formalism and its Critics: Notes Towards an Intellectual History

 

Discussant: Wade Hands, Puget Sound University

 

Tiziana Foresti, University of Pisa

Veblen's Theory of Causality

 

Discussant: Wade Hands, Puget Sound University

 

James Wible, University of New Hampshire

The Economic Mind of Charles Sanders Peirce

 

Discussant: Art Diamond, University of Nebraska Omaha

 

 

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Plenary Session: Presidential Address

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall South

"Reflections on the Secularization of American Economics"

Bradley Bateman, Gertrude B. Austin Professor of Economics & Associate Dean

Grinnell College

 

 

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Reception (All are welcome!)

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall North

Sponsored by the Mercatus Center at GMU

 

 

7:45 p.m.

HES Banquet (ticket required)

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall North

 


 

 MONDAY, June 11

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall North

 

 

Session 9: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Johnson Center Third Floor Meeting Rooms A - E

 

 

 

SESSION 9A:  Utilitarianism

 Chair: Eric Schliesser, Syracuse University

 

Jeffrey Young, St. Lawrence University

The Role of Utility in Adam Smith

 

Marco Guidi, University of Pisa

The Greatest Happiness Principle and the Principle of Enlightened Interests: J. B. Say and Bentham

 

Abdallah Zouache, CREUSET-CNRS and Michel Bellet, CREUSET-CNRS

Social Justice and Common Good: is There a Utilitarian Heritage in Saint-Simonism? 

 

Joseph Persky, University of Illinois at Chicago

On the Thinness of the Utilitarian Defense of Private Property    

 

Discussants: Eric Schliesser, Syracuse University, Annie L. Cot, Paris I (Sorbonne) 

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION 9B:  (Teaching Roundtable) Teaching Classical Economics

Chair/Organizer: Mike Bradley, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

 

Presenters:

  Jerry Evensky, Syracuse University

  Glenn Hueckel, Pomona College

  David Levy, George Mason University

  Maria Pia Paganelli, Yeshiva University

  Neil Skaggs, Illinois State University

  William Sockwell, Berry College

 

 

 

SESSION 9C:  Socialism and Planning

Chair: Gary Mongiovi, St. John’s University

 

Nimai Mehta, George Mason University

Planning for Capital:  Economic Theory and Socialism

 

Discussant: Michael D. Thomas, George Mason University

 

Edd Noell, Westmont College

Fair Wage as Living Wage:  Economists' Competing Visions and the Living Wage Movement

 

Discussant: Gary Mongiovi, St. John’s University

 

Sapir Handelman, Harvard University

Two Political Pamphlets Immortalized as Sign Posts in the Debate over the Decent Social Order

 

Discussant: Michael D. Thomas, George Mason University

 

 

 

SESSION 9D:  (Roundtable Discussion) In Remembrance of Mark Perlman

Chair/Organizer: Charles McCann, University of Pittsburgh

 

Presenters: 

Warren Samuels, Michigan State University

 

Ingrid Rima, Temple University

 

Charles McCann, University of Pittsburgh

 

Laurence Moss, Babson College

 

Peter Boettke, George Mason University

 

Abigail Williams, Abigail Williams and Associates

 

 

 

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Break

Johnson Center: Dewberry Hall North

 

 

Session 10: 10:30 AM – 12:00 NOON

Johnson Center Third Floor Meeting Rooms A - E

 

 

 

SESSION 10A: Economists and Central Banks

Chair/Organizer: Perry Mehrling, Columbia University

 

Rebeca Gomez Betancourt, University of Paris I (Sorbonne) and PHARE

E. W. Kemmerer and the Origins of the FED

 

Michele Alacevich and Pier Francesco Asso, Universita di Palermo

Money Doctoring After World War II: Arthur I. Bloomfield and the Federal Reserve Missions to South Korea

 

Ricardo Solis, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico and

Jerome de Boyer des Roches University of Paris IX (Dauphine) and PHARE

R. G. Hawtrey on the National and International Lender of Last Resort

 

Session Discussant: Perry Mehrling, Columbia University

 

 

 

SESSION 10B:  (Roundtable Discussion) Capitalism and Socialism after Hayek?

Chair/Organizer: Edward McPhail, Dickinson College

 

Presenters:    

Edward McPhail, Dickinson College

 

Ted Burczak, Dennison University

 

Barkley Rosser, James Madison University

 

Warren Samuels, Michigan State University

 

 

 

SESSION 10C:  (Roundtable Discussion) Towards a History of Public Choice Economics

 Chair/Organizer: David Levy, George Mason University

 

Presenters:    

 

Richard Wagner, George Mason University

 

David Levy, George Mason University and Sandra Peart, Baldwin-Wallace College

 

Gordon Brady, Ph.D., M.S.L.

 

 

 

 

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