Third Conference on the
History of Recent Economics

11-13 June 2009
University of Antwerp

10:00-10:15 Welcome
Bruno De Borger (Chairman of the Department of Economics, University of Antwer)
10:15-11:15 Ben Jackson (University College Oxford)
Invited lecture: "Neo-liberal Economists and the Trade Unions, c. 1930-79"
11:15 Coffee
11:45-12:45 Benjamin Mitra-Kahn (City University London)
Keynes vs. Kuznets: The Battle for the Soul of National Income
Discussant: Roger Backhouse (University of Birmingham)
12:45 Lunch
14:15-15:15 Steve Medema (University of Colorado at Denver)
The "Subtle Processes of Economic Reasoning": Marshall, Becker and Theorizing about Economic Man and Other-Regarding Behavior
Discussant: Michel De Vroey (Université Catholique de Louvain)
15:15-16:15 Ross Emmett (Michigan State University)
The Chicago Workshop Model: Normalizing or Fragmenting Scientific Collaboration?
Discussant: Johan Van Overtveldt (VKW Metena)
16:15 Coffee
16:45-17:45 Edward Nik-Khah (Roanoke College Salem, Virginia)
Getting Hooked on Drugs: The Chicago School, the Pharmaceutical Project, and the Construction of a Medical Marketplace
Discussant: Clément Levallois (Rotterdam School of Management)
10:00-11:00 Marcel Boumans (University of Amsterdam)
Logical Positivism and Leontief
Discussant: Guido Erreygers (University of Antwerp)
11:00 Coffee
11:30-12:30 Pedro Duarte (Universidade de São Paulo)
A Path Through the Wilderness: Time Discounting in Growth Models
Discussant: Luc Lauwers (K.U. Leuven)
12:30 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Antonella Rancan (University of Molise)
Modigliani's Contribution to the Carnegie Style
Discussant: Esther-Mirjam Sent (Radboud University Nijmegen)
15:00-16:00 Gianfranco Tusset (University of Padua)
The 'First Generation' of Theories on International Economic Policy Coordination: Did they Fail?
Discussant: Teresa Tomas Rangil ( Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense)
16:00 Coffee
16:30-17:30 Jean Baptiste Fleury ( EconomiX, École normale supérieure de Cachan)
Poverty and the Scope of Economics in the Sixties
Discussant: Walter Van Trier (Ghent University)
09:30-10:30 José Edwards (Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Economics, Psychology, and the Environmentalist Approach to Behavior: Bypassing Control as an Economic Subject
Discussant: Philippe Fontaine ( École normale supérieure de Cachan et Institut universitaire de France)
10:30-11:30 Floris Heukelom (University of Amsterdam)
Behavioral Finance versus Experimental Economics: Incorporating Behavioral Decision Research into Economics in the Early 1980s
Discussant: Sigrid Suetens (CentER, Tilburg University)
11:30 Coffee
12:00-13:00 Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra (University of Edinburgh)
4000 Miles of Separation: Financial Economics across the Atlantic, 1900-1970
Discussant: Tiago Mata (Amsterdam School of Economics)
13:00 Lunch