2019 HES Sessions at ASSA (January 4 – 6, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia):

Economics and Engineering: Institutions, Practices and Cultures

Organizers: Yann Giraud (University of Cergy-Pontoise) and Pedro Garcia Duarte (University of São Paulo)

Chair: Yann Giraud (University of Cergy-Pontoise) and Pedro Garcia Duarte (University of São Paulo)

Thomas Stapleford (University of Notre Dame Paper): Engineering, Managerial Science, and American Economics, 1900 – 1940

Beatrice Cherrier (University of Cergy-Pontoise and CNRS) and Aurélien Saïdi (University Paris Ouest-Nanterre-La Defense and ESCP): Europe Engineering and Economics at Stanford, 1950-1990

Till Duppe (Université of Québec at Montréal): German Fears in Economic Engineering: An Affective Criticism

Discussants: Alvin Roth (Stanford University and Harvard University)


History of Women’s Economic Thought

Organizer: Kirsten K. Madden (Millersville University of PA)

Chair: Kirsten K. Madden (Millersville University of PA)

Zoe Sherman (Merrimack College): The Point is to Change It: Three Lives of Applied Marxism

Yue Xiao (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China): Chinese Economic Development and Chinese Women Economists: A Study of Overseas Doctoral Dissertations

Giandomenica Becchio (University of Torino): Austrian School Women Economists

Anna Klimina (University of Saskatchewan, Canada): Placing Women’s Economics within the Soviet Economic Discourse: 1920s-1991

Lola Fowler (Ministry of Transportation of Ontario) and Robert W. Dimand (rdimand@brocku.ca) – Brock University: The First 100 Years of Female Economists in Sub-Saharan Africa

Rebeca Gomez Betancourt (University of Lyon 2) and Camila Orozco Espinel (École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales): The Invisible Authors: Women at CEPAL (1948-2017)


Keynesianism: Its Rise, Fall, and Transformation in Europe and North America

Organizer: Robert W. Dimand (Brock University )

Chair: John B. Davis (Marquette University)

Goulven Rubin (Université de Lille): Keynesianism in France

Harald Hagemann (Universitaet Hohenheim): Keynesianism in Germany

Robert W. Dimand (Brock University): Keynesianism in Canada

Mathew Forstater (University of Missouri at Kansas City): Keynesianism in the United States

Discussant: Rebeca Gomez Betancourt (Université de Lyon 2 Lumière)


Pure Mind, Applied Vision, and Social Conscience: Revisiting the Economics of Léon Walras

Organizer: Guy Numa (University of Massachusetts)

Chair: Marianne Johnson (University of Wisconsin Oshkosh)

Guy Numa (University of Massachusetts) and Alain Béraud (THEMA, University of Cergy-Pontoise): Léon Walras’s Theory of Public Interest Goods: Toward an Organic View of the State

Franco Donzelli (Università degli Studi di Milano): Solving a Longstanding Conundrum: The Uneasy Coexistence of Alternative Equilibrium Conceptions in Walras’s Theoretical System

Alan Kirman (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales): Following Walras down a Road which Pareto Did Not Share

Roger Guesnerie (Collège de France/Paris School of Economics): The Modernity of Walras

Discussants: Marianne Johnson (University of Wisconsin Oshkosh), Kayoko Misaki (Shiga University), D. Wade Hands (University of Puget Sound), Alan Kirman (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales)