2018 (Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Cergy-Pontoise)


Maison Internationale de la Recherche at the University of Cergy-Pontoise on October 12, 2018

Local organizers : Béatrice Cherrier, Jean-Baptiste Fleury and Yann Giraud

In addition to writing a paper, each participant provided a blog post depicting his/her research. The blog posts can be read here.

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”