iea_institut_universiteUPDATE: Due to a number of cancellations, we have decided to drop the Saturday 13 meeting and to have all of the sessions on Friday, October 12, hence the new program below.

Friday 12 October
09:30-10:00 Coffee/Welcome
10:00-10:50 Steven Medema (University of Colorado at Denver) – Identifying a ‘Chicago School’ of Economics: On the Origins, Diffusion, and Evolving Meanings of a Famous Brand Name
10:50-11:20 Break
11:20-12:10 Max Ehrenfreund (Harvard, Dept. of the History of Science) –  Cycle and Structure: The World Economy as Scientific Object, 1930-1939
12:10-13:00 Mark McAdam (Private Universität Witten/Herdecke) – Why Liberalization Trumped Protectionism: Ideas, Agency, and Political Entrepreneurs in Kennedy’s Foreign Economic Policy
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14:30-15:20 Juan C. Acosta (University of Lille) & Béatrice Cherrier (University of Cergy) – Macroeconometric modeling at the Board of Governors in the 1960s
15:20-15:50 Break
15:50-16:40 Pierrick Clerc & Eric Monnet (Banque de France) – Central banks’ thinking at test: the unexpected fate of the “Availability Doctrine”
16:40-17:30 Zoë Hitzig (Harvard, Dept. of Economics) – Economist as Craftsman in the FCC’s Incentive Auction
19:30 Dinner at “L’Atelier”