In this page you find videos of some of the events organized by HES, its annual meeting and the ASSA-HES sessions, as well as videos from events supported by HES grants.

HES Annual Conferences

HES Annual Conferences

Evelyn Forget’s Presidential Address:  “Folk Wisdom in Economics”

Douglas Irwin’s Keynote:  “The Rise and Fall of Import Substitution”

Anwar Shaikh’s Keynote: “Constructing a Classical-Keynesian Paradigm in Economics”

Panel Discussion: “Archival Round Table”

CHAIR: David Mitch, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Bruce Caldwell, Duke University
Douglas Irwin, Dartmouth College
Sara Seten Berghausen, Duke University Library
Stephen Stigler, University of Chicago

Mauro Boianovsky’s Presidential Address: “Economists and their travels, or the time when JFK sent Douglass North on a mission to Brazil”
(the slides are available here)

Samuel Hollander’s Plenary Session: “John Stuart Mill and the Jewish Question”

Deirdre Nansen McCloskey’s Plenary Session: “The Two Movements in Economic Thought, 1700-2000: Empty Economic Boxes Revisited” 

Roundtable: “Economics, History and the Blogosphere: a roundtable on the history of recent macroeconomics”
(shorter edited video)

Participants: Pedro G. Duarte (University of São Paulo); Steve Ambler (Université du Québec à Montréal); Marcel Boumans (Erasmus University & University of Amsterdam); Kevin Hoover (Duke University)

Meet the JHET Authors

Till Düppe

In this short video, Till Düppe presents the main points of his paper entitled “War After War: Wilhelm Krelle, 1916-2004,” published in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET) in 2020 (vol. 42, no. 3).

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Gábor Bíró

In this short video, Gábor Bíró presents the main points of his paper entitled “Michael Polanyi’s Neutral Keynesianism and the First Economics Film, 1933 to 1945,” published in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET) in 2020 (vol. 42, no. 3).

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José Edwards

In this short video, José Edwards presents the main points of his paper entitled “Harry Helson’s Adaptation-Level Theory, Happiness Treadmills, and Behavioral Economics,” published in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET) in 2018 (vol. 40, no. 1).

 

Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak

In this short video, Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak presents the main points of his paper entitled “Dreams of Order and Freedom: Debating Trade Management in Early Seventeenth-Century England,” published in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET) in 2018 (vol. 40, no. 3).

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Yann Giraud

In this short video, Yann Giraud presents the main points of his paper entitled “Addressing the Audience: Paul Samuelson, Radical Economics, and Textbook Making, 1967-1973,” published in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET) in 2020 (vol. 42, no. 2).

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Spencer Banzhaf

 In this short video, H. Spencer Banzhaf presents the main points of his paper entitled “The Environmental Turn in Natural Resource Economics: John Krutilla and “Conservation Reconsidered”,” published in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET) in 2019 (vol. 41, no. 1).

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Guy Numa

In this short video, Guy Numa presents the main points of his paper entitled “Léon Walras’s Theory of Public Interest Goods: Toward an Organic View of the State,” co-authored with Alain Béraud and published in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET) in 2019 (vol. 41, no. 4).

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Manuela Mosca

In this short video Manuela Mosca presents the main points of her paper, co-authored with Francesco Martelloni, entitled “De Viti de Marco, the ‘European War,’ and President Wilson,” published in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET) in 2017 (vol. 40, no. 2).

 

Robert Leonard

In this short video, Robert Leonard presents the main points of his paper entitled “E. F. Schumacher and the Making of ‘Buddhist Economics,’ 1950-1973,” published in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET) in 2019 (vol. 41, no. 2).

 

Mauro Boianovsky & Robert Dimand

In this short video Mauro Boianovsky (on the left of the video) and Robert Dimand (on the right) present the symposium they organized in memory of the distinguished historian of economics William J. Barber (1925-2016), published in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET) in 2019 (vol. 41, no. 3).

 

 

ASSA Annual Conferenes

2021 ASSA: Macro Agent-Based versus DGSE Modeling: A Short History of Two Competing Approaches to Macroeconomics

HES Session at the ASSA Conference

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021

Chair: David Colander, Middlebury College

 

“Is Cross-Fertilization Possible in Macroeconomics? DSGE Confronts MAB Models”

Muriel Dal Pont Legrand, University of Cote d’Azur, French National Centre for Scientific Research, and GREDEG

 

“Making a breach: the incorporation of agent-based models into the Bank of England’s toolkit”

Romain Plassard, Paris Dauphine University

 

“Agent Based Macroeconomics: A Syncretic View”

Domenico Delli Gatti, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

 

JEL Classifications

B2 – History of Economic Thought since 1925

E3 – Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles

 

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2021 ASSA Conference: Economics and Racism – The Long View

History of Economics Session at the ASSA Conference

Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021

Chair: Evelyn Forget, University of Manitoba

 

“Economists, Race and Racism: The Long View”

Sandra J. Peart, University of Richmond

David M. Levy, George Mason University

 

“Fighting Racism with/in Economics? The Journey of Phyllis A. Wallace, 1944-1975”

Cléo Chassonnery-Zaïgouche, University of Cambridge

 

“Francis Galton’s Pictorial Statistics: The Eugenic Origins of Ethnic Profiling”

Marcel Boumans, Utrecht University

Discussant(s)

Guy Numa, Colorado State University

 

JEL Classifications

B0 – General

B3 – History of Economic Thought: Individuals

 

 

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2021 ASSA Conference: New Historical Perspectives on Women and Economics

History of Economics Session at the ASSA Conference

Monday, Jan. 4, 2021

CHAIR: John Singleton, University of Rochester

 

“Feminist Economics versus Gender Neoclassical Economics: The Case of Barbara Bergmann’s Contribution on the Theory of Marriage”

Giandomenica Becchio, University of Torino

 

“A Quantitative History of Economic Research by Women (1940-2015)”

Christopher Brunet, HEC Montreal

Erin Hengel, University of Liverpool

Sarah Louisa Phythian-Adams, University of Liverpool

 

“‘Controlling for What?’ Folk Economics, Legal Consciousness and the Gender Wage Gap in the United States”

Daniel Hirschman, Brown University

 

“The Lost Feminine Art of Consumption”

Agnes Le Tollec, ENS Paris Saclay and University of Paris I

 

JEL Classifications

B2 – History of Economic Thought since 1925

B5 – Current Heterodox Approaches

 

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2021 ASSA Conference: Inequalities in the Progressive Era

History of Economics Session at the ASSA Conference

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021

Chair: Guillaume Vallet, University of Grenoble-Alpes

 

“Inequalities and Industrial Democracy: Albion W. Small’s Progressive Views

Virgile Chassagnon, University of Grenoble-Alpes

Guillaume Vallet, University of Grenoble-Alpes

 

“R.T. Ely and the Labor Problems”

Annie Cot, Pantheon-Sorbonne University

 

“Stephen Leacock on Political Economy and the Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice”

Robert Dimand, Brock University

 

“The Tariff Question, the Labor Question, and Henry George’s Triangulation”

Stephen Meardon, Bowdoin College

 

JEL Classifications

B1 – History of Economic Thought through 1925

N3 – Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy

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