Call for Nominations: HES Distinguished Fellow Award

The History of Economics Society awards the honor of “Distinguished Fellow” to those who have contributed a lifetime of exceptional study to the history of economics. We are pleased to invite nominations for the 2020 award which will be announced at the annual meeting next spring in Utrrecht. The selection committee is specified in the constitution as…

Call for Nominations: Craufurd Goodwin Best Article in the History of Economics

The History of Economics Society welcomes nominations for The Craufurd Goodwin Best Article in the History of Economics Prize. In addition to the honor, the winner will receive a $500 award plus travel expenses of up to $1000 to attend the Society’s annual conference (June 2020 in Utrecht, The Netherlands). Craufurd Goodwin, who passed away in 2017,…

December Issue of JHET is Now Available

Volume 41: Issue 4, December 2019 includes an interview with  Distinguished Fellow and Past President of HES, Denis O’Brien (interviewed by John Creedy)  https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-the-history-of-economic-thought/latest-issue

The Call for Papers for the 2020 HES Conference is Now Open.

2020 History of Economics Society (HES) Conference Utrecht University Hall, Netherlands 18-21 June 2019   CALL FOR PAPERS The annual HES Conference will take place at the Utrecht University Hall in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 18-21 of June 2020. Papers dealing with any aspect of the history of economics are welcome, including work related to any…

Nominations for the JOSEPH DORFMAN BEST DISSERTATION PRIZE 2020 is now open

JOSEPH DORFMAN BEST DISSERTATION PRIZE 2020 The History of Economics Society is now accepting nominations for the Joseph Dorfman Best Dissertation Prize. In 1990, the Society established an annual award for the best dissertation in the history of economic thought and methodology in memory of Joseph Dorfman. Historian of economics and Distinguished Fellow of the History of Economics Society, Joseph Dorfman’s…

Winner of the Best Conference Paper by a Young Scholar

“The History of Economics Society is delighted to announce that this year’s winner of the Best Conference Paper by a Young Scholar is Yue Xiao for her paper on John Stuart Mill and China: Peeking Behind China’s Stationary State. The committee of Avi Cohen, Annie Cot, and Stefan Kolev found the paper original, well-structured, and…

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…

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…