3-4 June 2010
École normale supérieure de Cachan, Laplace Building, Renaudeau Room
Local organizer: Philippe Fontaine
Matthew Wisnioski (Virginia Tech) – The Age of Acceleration: Social Scientists, Engineers, and the Meaning of ‘Technological Change’
Wade Hands (University of Puget Sound) – Normative Rational Choice: Past, Present, and Future
François Claveau (Erasmus University Rotterdam) – Policy-Oriented Behavioral Economics: Discursive Analysis of a New Phase in the Economics & Psychology Movement
Matthew Hayes (St. Thomas University) – The Future of Macroeconomics: Between Mediation and Optimization Functions
Nicola Giocoli (University of Pisa) – Games Judges Don’t Play: Predatory Pricing and US Antitrust Law
Teresa Tomas Rangil (EconomiX – Cachan) – The Rise and Diffusion of Rational Choice Theory in War Explanation and Forecasting in the 1980s and 1990s
Marion Fourcade (University of California at Berkeley) – Cents and Sensibility: Economic Values and the Nature of “Nature” in France and America
Roberto Romani (University of Teramo) – American Consumers Facing Inflation, 1965-79: Economic Rationality or Psychic Survival?
Evelyn Forget (University of Manitoba) – A Tale of Two Communities: Fighting Poverty in the Great Society (1964-1968)
Olivier Godechot (CNRS-Centre Maurice Halbwachs) – From Bettelheim and Fourastié to Guesnerie: Switching paradigm in Economics at EHESS
Béatrice Cherrier (EconomiX – Cachan) – What a Difference MIT Made?