Day 1Thursday 19 March 2020
Location: Pôle Sud, room Bering
Guest sessionBook Launch Event on Postwar Soviet Economics
18.00–20:00Ivan Boldyrev: Presentation of the book “Economic Knowledge in Socialism” (HOPE supplement, 2019)
Olessia Kirtchik: Engineering the Soviet Economy: From Automatic Control to Governance in Complex Systems
20:00Welcome Cocktail
Day 2Friday 20 March 2020
Location: Château de Dorigny
09.00–09.15François Allisson, Cléo Chassonnery-Zaïgouche, Pedro Duarte, Yann Giraud and Harro Maas: Welcome and introduction to the conference
Session 1Development in Context
09.15–10.00Viviana Di Giovinazzo: The cultural and aesthetic roots of The Joyless Economy
10.00–10.45Alain Marciano: How Buchanan’s concern for the South shaped his first academic works
10.45–11.15Coffee break
11.15–12.00Nicolás Dvoskin: Social policy agencies in Latin America. Theoretical discussions and political constraints (1950-1980)
12.00–14.00Lunch at the Geopolis cafeteria
Session 2Public Debt
14.00–14.45Christina Laskaridis: Towards a history of the economics of debt sustainability
14.45–15.30Max Nagel: The rise of macro-finance: A socio-historical analysis of monetary and financial governance in Argentina and Chile
15.30-16.00Coffee break
Session 3Public Opinion and Think Thanks
16.00–16.45Tom Kayzel: Planning and the Rationalisation of Public Opinion: From Discussions to Decisions
16.45–17.30Juan Odisio: A Topology of the Early Argentine Neoliberal Network: Uncovering the International Connections of the “Centro de Estudios sobre la Libertad”
19.00Gala Diner at the Restaurant La Vaudois
Day 3Saturday 21 March 2020
Location: Château de Dorigny
Session 4Microfounded Macroeconomics
09.15–10.00Romain Plassard: The incorporation of agent-based models into the Bank of England’s toolkit
10.00–10.45Chung-Tang Cheng: Richard Stone’s Cambridge Crew of Econometricians and the Diffusion of Post-war Microeconometrics
10.45–11.15Coffee break
11.15–12.00Tanguy Le Fur: Edward Prescott and the labor supply elasticity: from business cycle fluctuations to aggregation theories
12.00–14.00Lunch at the Restaurant de Dorigny – Da Nino
Session 5Mainstream and Heterodoxy
14.00–14.45Michel De Vroey: The Rise and Possible Erosion of Mainstream Economics. Theory and Evidence
14.45–15.30Alexandre Chirat: Insights on Postwar Economics from JK Galbraith’s project: Postwar Pluralism as a means toward heterodoxy (1952-1973)
15.30–16.00Coffee break
Session 6Toolkits
16.00–16.45Ludvig Goldschmidt Pederson: Statistics, Barometers and Expertise: The everyday tools that changed fiscal policy
16.45–17.30Andrej Svorenčik: The First-Price Auction Controversy
17.30–18.00Conclusion and general discussion