Past Conferences

2018 HOPE Conference: "Economic Knowledge in Socialism"

2018 HOPE Conference: "Economic Knowledge in Socialism"
Conference
Friday, April 6, 2018
Location: Duke University

ECONOMIC KNOWLEDGE IN SOCIALISMANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE CENTER FOR THE HISTORY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, DUKE UNIVERSITY, APRIL 6-7, 2018 ORGANIZED BY TILL DÜPPE AND IVAN BOLDYREV

April 6 8:15-8:45 Coffee and light breakfast

8:45-9:00 Till Düppe and Ivan Boldyrev Commencement of Conference

9:00-10:00 György Peteri By Force of Power: On the Relationship between Social Science Knowledge and Political Power in Economics in Communist Hungary

10:00-11:00 Martha Lampland “From Each according to their Ability, to each according to their Need”: Calorie...

2017 HOPE Conference - "The Political Economy of Development Economics: A Historical Perspective"

2017 HOPE Conference - "The Political Economy of Development Economics: A Historical Perspective"
Conference
Friday, April 28, 2017
Location: Sanford School of Public Policy

Organized by: Michele Alacevich, Columbia University, and Mauro Boianovsky, University of Brazilia

2016 HOPE Conference - "Becoming Applied: The Transformation of Economics after 1970"

2016 HOPE Conference - "Becoming Applied: The Transformation of Economics after 1970"
Conference
Saturday, April 2, 2016
Location: Duke University
Organized by Roger E. Backhouse (University of Birmingham and University of Rotterdam) and Beatrice Cherrier (University of Caen)

2016 HOPE Conference: "Becoming Applied:

The Transformation of Economics after 1970," April 1-2, 2016

Welcome to the homepage of the 2016 HOPE conference, "Becoming Applied: The Transformation of Economics after 1970."

Organized by Roger E. Backhouse (University of Birmingham and University of Rotterdam) and Beatrice Cherrier (University of Caen), the conference will explore the...

1 Day Conference: "The Contributions of Businesspersons to Economics"

1 Day Conference: "The Contributions of Businesspersons to Economics"
Conference
Friday, November 13, 2015
Location: Duke University

Organized by: Robert Van Horn (University of Rhode Island) and Edward Nik-Khah (Roanoke College)

2015 HOPE Conference -“Psychology and Economics: The Early History”

2015 HOPE Conference -“Psychology and Economics: The Early History”
Conference
Friday, April 24, 2015

Organized by: Marina Bianchi, University of Cassino, and Neil De Marchi, Duke University

2014 HOPE Conference: Market Failure in Context

2014 HOPE Conference: Market Failure in Context
Conference
Friday, April 18, 2014

Organized by: Alain Marciano, Université de Montpellier I, and Steven Medema, University of Colorado – Denver

Program

Digital History of Economics Collections: Potential and Challenges

Digital History of Economics Collections: Potential and Challenges
Conference
Saturday, February 8, 2014
9:30am
Location: Perkins 118

One Day Conference

Organizer: Matthias Klaes, University of Dundee

 

2013 HOPE Conference: MIT and the Transformation of American Economics

2013 HOPE Conference: MIT and the Transformation of American Economics
Conference
Friday, April 26, 2013
Location: Duke University

Event Type Conference Friday, April 26, 2013, to Sunday, April 29, 2013

Organizer and Volume Editor E. Roy Weintraub, Duke University

Volume DetailsMIT and the Transformation of American Economics. Annual supplement to volume 46, History of Political Economy. Durham, N.C., and London: Duke University Press, 2014.

Papers and Participants

Introduction: Telling the Story of MIT in the Postwar Period, pp. 1-12 (abstract) E. Roy Weintraub, Duke University

Part 1. Beginnings

Toward a History of Economics at MIT, 1940-72, 15-44 (abstract)...

Symposium on Neuroeconomics

Symposium on Neuroeconomics
Conference
Friday, April 12, 2013
9:00am - 5:30pm
Location: Smith Warehouse-FHI Garage

Speakers:John B. Davis (Economics, Marquette University; Chair of History and Philosophy of Economics, University of AmsterdamScott Huettel (Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke UniversityNatasha Dow Schüll (Program in Science, Technology, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologJoseph Dumit (Director of Science and Technology Studies, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Davis)

2012 HOPE Conference: The Economist as Public Intellectual

2012 HOPE Conference: The Economist as Public Intellectual
Conference
Friday, April 13, 2012

Organizers and Volume Editors Tiago Mata, University of Cambridge Steven G. Medema, University of Colorado Denver

Volume DetailsThe Economist as Public Intellectual. Annual supplement to volume 45, History of Political Economy. Durham, N.C., and London: Duke University Press.

Papers and Participants

Cultures of Expertise and the Public Interventions of Economists, pp. 1–19 Tiago Mata, University of Cambridge Steven G. Medema, University of Colorado Denver

"Perhaps I'm a Don Quixote but I'm Trying to Be a Paul Revere": Irving Fisher as a Public...