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


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).