2022 HOPE Conference: "Economics as News"

2022 HOPE Conference: "Economics as News"

Organized by Tiago Mata (University College London)

Friday, May 20, 2022

10:15-11:00 Carl Wennerlind (Barnard College), "'The British Lions Crouched to a Nest of Owls': The South Sea Bubble through the Lens of the London Press"

11:15-12:00. Maria Grafström (Stockholm University), "From Specialized Knowledge to Everyone’s Business" (via zoom)

1:30-2:15 Julien Duval (CNRS), "'The Most Wonderful Program of Economic Pedagogy' in France"

2:30-3:15 Roei Davidson (University of Haifa), "Flawed Players in a Complex Game': Explaining Economics in a Post-2008 World"

3:30-4:15 Tomás Undurraga and Manuel Garate, "The Decline and Fall of the Chilean Model: The Aftermath of the 2019 Social Uprising"

4:30-5:15 David Warsh, "A Career in Economic Journalism and Criticism"

Saturday, May 21, 2022

10:15-11:00. Discussion of questions of the conference/special issue

11:15-12:00 Evelyn L. Forget (University of Manitoba), "Untangling Concepts of Objectivity in 19th Century Social Reform: Henry Mayhew and Harriet Martineau Observe Poverty"

1:30-2:15 Kelly Goodman (Yale University), "The Sentinels: Warnings about Government Growth Before and After the New Deal"

2:30-3:15 Paul Milazzo (Ohio University), "Henry Hazlitt Unbound: Pamphlets, Free Markets, and Economic Education after World War II"

3:30-4:15 Tiago Mata (University College London), "Economics as a Story Engine: John McDonald and Business as Game and Gamble"