Duke University 2017 Summer Institute on the History of Political Economy

Graduate students and newly minted PhDs are invited to apply for the 2017 Summer Institute of the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University. It will take place over a two week period, from June 4 through June 16, 2017. While the first week, organized by Bruce Caldwell (Duke University), will focus…

Historians of Economics at AEA2017 Session featured in Bloomberg

Besides the four sessions sponsored by HES at the last ASSA/AEA meeting, that took place in Chicago on January 6-8, 2017, all highly successful and well attended, historians of economics Andrej Svorencik (University of Mannheim), Kevin Hoover (Duke University), and Béatrice Cherrier (University of Caen Normandy) presented their works at an AEA Session, “Merit and…

Help HES with Information on Resources for Historians of Economics

  Please help HES build its “Resource” section in the new website. If you know about: Graduate programs with courses in the history of economics and related areas Teaching materials available Online archives or search tools for archival and related materials Societies, associations or networks for the history of economics and related areas Audio and visual…

HES Sessions at 2017 ASSA Meeting

The Allied Social Sciences Associations (ASSA) meeting is taking place in Chicago on January 6-8, 2017. HES will be present there with 4 sessions: check them out!

HES promotes session in economics meeting in Brazil

HES will hold a joint session with the Brazilian Association of Graduate Courses in Economics (ANPEC, in its Portuguese acronym) at the ANPEC meetings to be held in Foz do Iguaçu 13-16 December 2016:   “Development economics in historical perspective: from Smith to the Austrians and Lewis” Chair: Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak (UFMG)   Presentations:  Maria Pia…

Awards and Honors News

At the 2016 Annual Meeting the Society was proud to announce the following prize winners: Distinguished Fellow of the History of Economics Society: Neil De Marchi (Duke University) Joseph Dorfman Best Dissertation Prize: Gerardo Serra (University of Sussex): “From Scattered Data to Ideological Education: Economics, Statistics and the State in Ghana, 1948-1966″, London School of…

Young Scholars News

These awards are made possible thanks to the generous donation of Warren J. and Sylvia J. Samuels. Subsequent donors have allowed us to expand the offerings, and more contributions would be appreciated. The awards, sponsored by the History of Economics Society, honored twenty young scholars at the 2016 Annual Meeting for the promise of their…