2015 (University of Cergy-Pontoise)

Friday May 29, 2015
University of Cergy-Pontoise, France
Les Chênes II, Salle des Thèses

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Local Organizer: Yann Giraud

Maxime Desmarais-Tremblay (University of Lausanne and Université of Paris I) – On the definition of Public Goods: Assessing Richard A. Musgrave’s contribution

Adam Leeds (University of Pennsylvania and Duke University) – Dreams in Cybernetic Fugue: Cold War Technoscience, the Intelligentsia, and the Birth of Soviet Mathematical Economics

Serge Benest (ENS Cachan) – The French Resistance, the Rockefeller Foundation and Social Science: The difficult birth of the Sixth Section at the École Pratique des Hautes Etudes, 1944-1948

Matthias Schmelzer (University of Geneva) – ‘Born in the corridors of the OECD’: The forgotten origins of the Club of Rome and the unraveling of the postwar confidence in economic growth

Pedro Garcia Duarte (University of Sao Paulo) – From Real Business Cycle and New Keynesian to DSGE Macroeconomics: Facts and Models in the Emergence of a Consensus