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- European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET); Amsterdam School of Economics, University of Amsterdam
|Dates:||March 25-28, 2010|
|Description:||14th Annual Conference of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET)|
|Location:||Amsterdam, Amsterdam School of Economics, Netherlands|
|Subject:||Special theme: The Practices of Economists in the Past and Today The purpose of the special theme of this years 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) [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]|