Fourth Annual Conference on the
History of Recent Economics

3-4 June 2010
École normale supérieure de Cachan, Laplace Building, Renaudeau Room

9:30-9:45 Registration
9:45–10:00 Welcome
10:00–10:55 Matthew Wisnioski (Virginia Tech)
The Age of Acceleration: Social Scientists, Engineers, and the Meaning of 'Technological Change'
10:55–11:10 Coffee break
11:10–12:05 Wade Hands (University of Puget Sound)
Normative Rational Choice: Past, Present, and Future
Discussant: Annie Cot (University of Paris 1)
12:15–13:10 François Claveau (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Policy-Oriented Behavioral Economics: Discursive Analysis of a New Phase in the Economics & Psychology Movement
Discussant: José Edwards (University of Paris 1)
13:10–14:30 Lunch
14:30–15:25 Matthew Hayes (St. Thomas University)
The Future of Macroeconomics: Between Mediation and Optimization Functions
Discussant: Yann Giraud (University of Cergy)
15:35–16:30 Nicola Giocoli (University of Pisa)
Games Judges Don't Play: Predatory Pricing and US Antitrust Law
Discussant: Alain Marciano (University of Reims)
16:30–17:00 Coffee break
17:00-17h55 Teresa Tomas Rangil (EconomiX - Cachan)
The Rise and Diffusion of Rational Choice Theory in War Explanation and Forecasting in the 1980s and 1990s
Discussant: Carlo Zappia (University of Siena)
20:00 Dinner « Le Tourbillon », 45, rue Claude Bernard, 75005 Paris
10:00–10:55 Marion Fourcade (University of California at Berkeley)
Cents and Sensibility: Economic Values and the Nature of "Nature" in France and America
10:55–11:10 Coffee break
11:10–12:05 Roberto Romani (University of Teramo)
American Consumers Facing Inflation, 1965-79: Economic Rationality or Psychic Survival?
Discussant: Tiago Mata (University of Amsterdam)
12:15–13:10 Evelyn Forget (University of Manitoba)
A Tale of Two Communities: Fighting Poverty in the Great Society (1964-1968)
Discussant: Jean-Baptiste Fleury (EconomiX – Cachan)
13:10–14:30 Lunch
14:30–15:25 Olivier Godechot (CNRS-Centre Maurice Halbwachs)
From Bettelheim and Fourastié to Guesnerie: Switching paradigm in Economics at EHESS
Discussant: Marion Fourcade (University of California at Berkeley)
15:35–16:30 Béatrice Cherrier (EconomiX - Cachan)
What a Difference MIT Made?
Discussant: Andrej Svorencik (University of Amsterdam)
16:30–17:00 Coffee break
20:00 Dinner « Escale à Saïgon », 41, rue de la Tombe Issoire, 75014 Paris