Program Agenda

13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought
Jepson Hall Room 103

Friday, June 29, 2012

Day I. SAVING ADAM SMITH'S IDEAS

Session 1  8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
James M. Buchanan, George Mason University and Virginia Polytechnic and State University Distinguished Professor Emeritus
"Institutional Sources of America's Fiscal Tragedy"

Break  10 – 10:30 a.m.

Session 2  10:30 – 12 noon
Christopher Martin, University of Richmond
"Equity, Besides: Adam Smith and the Utility of Poverty"

LUNCH  12 – 1 p.m., Heilman Dining Center (HDC)

Session 3  1 – 2:15 p.m.
Laurie Bréban, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
“Smithian Sympathy: From Cognition to Emotion”

HUME AND SMITH

Session 4  2:15-3:30 p.m.
Michael Thomas, Utah State University
“Hume & Smith De-homogenized”

Break  3:30 – 4 p.m.

Session 5  4 - 5 p.m.
Nathan Gray, Keene State College
“Equilibrating Mechanisms: the Intellectual Companionship of Hume & Smith”

WELCOME RECEPTION  5 – 6 p.m.
Hosted by John Marshall International Center for the Study of Statesmanship, Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond

WELCOME DINNER  6:15 – 8:15 p.m.
Richmond Room, HDC


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Saturday, June 30, 2012

Day II. HAYEK AND KEYNES

Session 1  8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Sandra J. Peart, University of Richmond
“Hayek on Mill: The Mill-Taylor Correspondence and Related Writings"

Break  10 – 10:30 a.m.

Session 2  10:30 – 12 noon
David Mitch, University of Maryland Baltimore County
"Recruiting Hayek to Chicago”

LUNCH  12 – 1 p.m., HDC

Session 3  1 – 2:15 p.m.
Angus Burgin, Harvard University
“The Breaking of the Mont Pelerin Society”

Session 4  2:15-3:30 p.m.
Andrew Farrant and Edward McPhail, Dickinson College
“Hayek & Chile”

Break  3:30 – 4 p.m.

Session 5  4 – 5 p.m.
Sherry Kasper, Maryville College
“The Legacy of Keynes as Public Intellectual”

DINNER  5 – 7 p.m., HDC


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Sunday, July 1, 2012

Day III. AGAINST ANGLOPHONIC HEGEMONY

Session 1  8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Alexander Lorch, University of St. Gallen
“Thinking About a New Social Market Economy - Reviving Ordo-Liberal Thought?”

Break  10 – 10:30 a.m.

Session 2  10:30 – 12 noon
Juan Odisio, University of Buenos Aires
"Argentine Illustrated Economists: Adam Smith and the First Economists of the Rio de la Plata

LUNCH  12 – 1 p.m., HDC

Session 3  1 – 2:15 p.m.
Gerardo Serra, London School of Economics
“From Scattered Data to Ideological Education: Economics, Statistics and State Building in Gold Coast/Ghana, 1928-1966”

Session 4  2:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Juan Pablo Couyoumdjian, Universidad del Desarrollo
“Albert Hirschman on the Political Economy of ‘Visiting-Economists’”

Break  3:30 – 4 p.m.

Session 5  4 – 5 p.m.
Michael Ambrosi, University of Trier
“Social Justice: Aristotle versus Pythagoreans - and Implications for Modern Debates”

DINNER  5 – 7 p.m., HDC

Monday, July 2, 2012


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Day IV. OUR TOOLS, OUR SELVES

J. NEVILLE KEYNES

Session 1  8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Gilles Campagnolo, CNRS and Aix-Marseilles School of Economics
“The classification of Economic Science: the Tripartition ‘Descriptions, Prescriptions and Norms’ in John Neville Keynes’ Economics and its German Roots”

Break  10 – 10:30 a.m.

Session 2  10:30 – 12 noon
Huei-chun Su, London School of Economics          
"The End of Positive-Normative Dichotomy of Economics: A Lesson from J. S. Mill and J. N. Keynes Regarding the Division of Economics"

LUNCH  12 – 1 p.m., HDC

Session 3  1 – 2 p.m.          
Andrej Svorencik, University of Utrecht
"Emergence and Funding of Economic Laboratories”

Session 4  2 – 3 p.m.         
Matthieu Ballandone, University of Québec and University of Angers
“K. J. Arrow’s Economics of Science and Endogenous Growth”

Break  3 – 3:15 p.m.

TEXTBOOK ECONOMICS

Session 5  3:15– 4:15 p.m.
Emily Skarbek, San Jose State University
“Samuelson and Soviet Growth”

Session 6  4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
P. W.  Zuidhof, University of Amsterdam
“Liberal Standing of Economics Textbooks”

FAREWELL RECEPTION  5:15 – 6:15 p.m.
Quigg Room, Jepson Alumni Center (JAC)

FAREWELL DINNER  6:15 – 8:15 p.m.
Quigg Room, JAC



At a Glance

The 13th Annual Summer Institute:
June 29-July 2, 2012

Registration deadline: June 15

Questions? Contact:

Sandra J. Peart, Dean
Jepson School of Leadership Studies
University of Richmond
Email: speart@richmond.edu

David M. Levy, Professor of Economics
George Mason University
Email: DavidMLevy@gmail.com


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Thank You

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of individual donors and the following organizations:
Apgar Foundation
Atlas Foundation
Earhart Foundation
History of Economics Society
Jack Miller Center - Veritas Fund