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European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET);Amsterdam School of Economics, University of Amsterdam
- March 25-28, 2010
- 14th Annual Conference of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET)
- Amsterdam, Amsterdam School of Economics, Netherlands
- Special theme: The Practices of Economists in the Past and TodayThe purpose of the special theme of this year??s conference is to develop such studies and get a better insight on the interconnections between economic practices, theories, and the social settings in which economics is pursued. Topics and possible examples for discussion could include: - the role of visualisation (Phillips machine, simulations, graphs, barometers) - the role of new technologies and instruments (computers, fMRI-scans, paper money, joint ventures, z-tree) - the role of disciplines in shaping practices (economics-psychology; economics-sociology; economics-medicine) - the role of sites for practice (statistical institute, Political Economy Club, economic laboratory, Central Bank, Financial Times, Chestnut Street, Lancashire, rural Russia, Oxbridge, RAND) - the role of audience for practice (adviser to the King, journalist, academic) [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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