HES2017: Awards and Honors News

At the 2017 Annual Meeting the Society was proud to announce the following prize winners:  Distinguished Fellow of the History of Economics Society: Philip Mirowski (University of Notre Dame) Joseph J. Spengler Best Book Prize: Thomas “Tim” Leonard (Princeton University): Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era, Princeton University Press, 2016 Joseph Dorfman Best…

JHET New Feature: Accepted Typescripts

For JHET articles forthcoming in volumes beginning with 40 (2018), the journal will offer authors the possibility of making the accepted typescripts (after acceptance for publication but before copyediting and other minor changes) available at SocArXiv, a non-profit and open-access platform for dissemination of academic research. The list of accepted typescripts is now available at HES’s website under…

HES New Initiatives Fund – Call for Proposals

The History of Economics Society administers a New Initiatives Fund. Competition for funding is open to HES members only. The Society issues two calls for New Initiatives Proposals each fiscal year. The first has a deadline of December 1st, with decisions announced late in January. The second has a deadline of May 15th, with decisions…

New JHET issue available!

The first issue of 2017 of the Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET) is now available, with a special issue on “Business Cycles and Economic Growth”, with contributions by Pascal Bridel, Katia Caldari, Muriel Dal Pont Legrand, Harald Hagemann, Hans-Michael Trautwein, Michaël Assous, Amitava Dutt, Paul Fourchard, Antonin Pottier, Roger E. Backhouse, and Richard Arena, in addition to 7 book…

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…