Past Workshops

Shiri Cohen, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, "GDP Per Capita and Social Well-Being: Fixing an Old Bridge"

Shiri Cohen, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, "GDP Per Capita and Social Well-Being: Fixing an Old Bridge"
Workshop
Friday, February 28, 2020
3:30 PM
Location: 105 Social Sciences

Stefan Kolev, University of Applied Sciences Zwickau and HOPE Center Fellow, "The Abandoned Übervater: Max Weber and the Neoliberals"

Stefan Kolev, University of Applied Sciences Zwickau and HOPE Center Fellow, "The Abandoned Übervater: Max Weber and the Neoliberals"
Workshop
Friday, February 21, 2020
3:30 PM
Location: 105 Social Sciences

Scott Scheall, Arizona State University, "Growing Tolerance: Karl Menger and the Development of Logical Tolerance in an Intolerant Age"

Scott Scheall, Arizona State University, "Growing Tolerance: Karl Menger and the Development of Logical Tolerance in an Intolerant Age"
Workshop
Friday, February 7, 2020
3:30 PM
Location: 105 Social Sciences

Matt Panhans, Federal Trade Commission, "Perspectives on Antitrust of the American Institutionalist Economists"

Matt Panhans, Federal Trade Commission, "Perspectives on Antitrust of the American Institutionalist Economists"
Workshop
Friday, January 31, 2020
3:30 PM
Location: 105 Social Sciences

Kevin D. Hoover, Duke University, "Who Runs the AEA?"

Kevin D. Hoover, Duke University, "Who Runs the AEA?"
Workshop
Friday, January 24, 2020
3:30 pm
Location: 105 Social Sciences

Jim Wible, University of New Hampshire, "Did C. S. Peirce Have an Economy of Mathematical Research and Computation?"

Jim Wible, University of New Hampshire, "Did C. S. Peirce Have an Economy of Mathematical Research and Computation?"
Workshop
Friday, November 15, 2019
3:30 PM
Location: 327 Social Sciences

Francois Claveau, University of Sherbrooke, "A Bibliometric Perspective on the Place of Economics in the Social Sciences"

Francois Claveau, University of Sherbrooke, "A Bibliometric Perspective on the Place of Economics in the Social Sciences"
Workshop
Friday, November 8, 2019
3:30 PM
Location: 327 Social Sciences

Maria Pia Paganelli, Trinity University, "Adam Smith's Digression on Silver as the Centerpiece of the Wealth of Nations"

Maria Pia Paganelli, Trinity University, "Adam Smith's Digression on Silver as the Centerpiece of the Wealth of Nations"
Workshop
Friday, October 25, 2019
3:30 PM
Location: 327 Social Sciences

Sandra Peart, University of Richmond, "Training the 'Plastic Fibres of the Youthful Brain': J. S. Mill and W. S. Jevons on Education and Learning"

Sandra Peart, University of Richmond, "Training the 'Plastic Fibres of the Youthful Brain': J. S. Mill and W. S. Jevons on Education and Learning"
Workshop
Friday, October 11, 2019
3:30 PM
Location: 327 Social Sciences

Evelyn Forget, University of Manitoba, "Experiments in Society: Framing Social Experiments at the Boundary between Social Work and Sociology"

Evelyn Forget, University of Manitoba, "Experiments in Society: Framing Social Experiments at the Boundary between Social Work and Sociology"
Workshop
Friday, September 27, 2019
3:30 PM
Location: 327 Social Sciences

In 2017, the province of Ontario Canada began to conduct a negative income tax experiment. Almost immediately, a group of participants self-organized and called themselves Living Proof. They made themselves available to the press, took on an advocacy role and declared themselves the ultimate arbiters of the success or failure of the experiment. I searched for similar events in the negative income tax experiments of the 1970s and found that Community Action Program (CAP) workers hired during the War on Poverty also questioned the hierarchy that privileges “book learning” over...

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