JHET and EJHET editors appeal against Impact Factor suppression

On June 26, Clarivate Analytics, the publisher of the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and producer of the Journal Impact Factor (JIF), released their 2018 report with the JIF data of 2017. In it, three history of economics journals were suppressed for one year (to be considered for re-inclusion in the next year) and got no…

Call for Nominations: Best HES Conference Paper by a Young Scholar

The History of Economics Society instituted in 2017 a new award for the Best Conference Paper by a Young Scholar. Papers are eligible if (1) they were presented at the HES annual conference, and (2) the author qualifies as a Young Scholar: anyone who at the time of the conference is a student or anyone who received their…

JHET vol. 2: newest issue available!

The June 2018 JHET issue contains the 2017 Presidential Address by Mauro Boianovsky, “Economists and their Travels, or the time when JFK sent Douglass North on a Mission to Brazil”, and articles: Francesco Martelloni, Manuela Mosca: “De Viti de Marco, the ‘European War,’ and President Wilson Olivier Rosell: “The Contribution of Robert Torrens to Ricardo’s…

JHET: new issue available!

The March issue of JHET is available! It features the following articles: José Edwards: “Harry Helson’s Adaptation-level Theory, Happiness Treadmills, and Behavioral Economics”  Mario Pomini: “Economic Dynamics and the Calculus of Variations in the Interwar Period” Matteo Menegatti: “Bon Prix, Profit, and Capital Accumulation in Quesnay” Peter Lewin, Nicolás Cachanosky: “The Average Period of Production:…

Call for Sessions Proposals ASSA2019

The History of Economics Society (HES) will sponsor four sessions at the Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA) meetings, January 4-6, 2019, Atlanta, GA, USA. The ASSA offers historians of economic thought an opportunity to present high-quality historical research to a wider audience of professional economists. Given this, preference will be given to proposals that are…

New Editors for the Journal for the History of Economic Thought

The History of Economics Society is delighted to announce that Jimena Hurtado and Pedro Garcia Duarte will become the next editors of the Journal of the History of Economic Thought. They will begin their term on July 1, 2018. Dr. Hurtado is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Universidad de los Andes. She received her…

Renew your membership!

Please login into your member area at the HES’s website and check if your membership has expired. If if has, stay logged in and you have two options: (1) click on the “Membership” button on the left column of your account and get a link to renewing your membership; (2) click on the “Join HES…

Call for Nominations for the Joseph Dorfman Best Dissertation Award

The History of Economics Society is accepting nominations for its annual JOSEPH DORFMAN BEST DISSERTATION AWARD for dissertations in the history of economic thought and methodology. In memory of Joseph Dorfman, historian of economic thought and Distinguished Fellow of the History of Economics Society, his family endowed a permanent fund for the award. The winner…