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…

Best Conference Paper by a Young Scholar

The History of Economics Society is delighted to announce that the first annual Best Conference Paper by a Young Scholar Award goes to Francesco Sergi of the University of Bristol for his paper on “The Standard Narrative on History of Macroeconomics: Central Banks and DSGE Model.” To have access to the paper, please click here.

HES 2017: Pictures and Video

There are Videos of the Plenary Sessions and Presidential Address available: Presidential Address, Mauro Boianovsky: “Economists and their travels, or the time when JFK sent Douglass North on a mission to Brazil” “John Stuart Mill and the Jewish Question”, Samuel Hollander “The Two Movements in Economic Thought, 1700-2000: Empty Economic Boxes Revisited”, Deirdre McCloskey  …

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…