Coordination and Social Sciences

Friday 22 September 2006



EconomiX invite you to attend the multidisciplinary conference:

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to be held at the University of Paris X - Nanterre
(Conference Room – "K" Building)
Friday, 22nd September 2006

Purpose

The issue of coordination is common to all social sciences which are interested in social interactions. Economics is specific in that it considers that social order may emerge spontaneously out of individual behaviour based upon the maximisation of satisfaction: his is the well-known image of the invisible hand. However, the idea of successful market coordination is in debate and coordination may also rely on a variety of means besides prices (rules, norms, conventions etc.).

The existence of coordination or cooperation failures calls for solutions without which interactions degenerate into conflicts. A variety of solutions may be considered in order to overcome coordination problems and avoid conflicts.

In this conference, we propose to confront views of economists, philosophers, lawyers and management scholars on the issues of cooperation and coordination.

Programme

9: - 9:30 : Accueil des participants

9:30 – 10:45 : Session 1 : Etat et entreprises
(Président : Antoine LYON-CAEN)

10:45 – 11:15 : pause

11: 15 – 12:30 : Session 2 : Limites du marché
(Président : Alain CAILLE)

12:30 – 14: Déjeuner (Salle Reverdy)

14: - 15:30 : Conférence Invitée :

15:30 – 15:45 : pause

15:45 – 17: Session 3 : Elargissements de la rationalité
(Président : Olivier FAVEREAU)

Organisation team

Christian BIDARD (EconomiX), Isabelle BILON (EconomiX), Eve CAROLI (EconomiX), Ludovic JULIEN (EconomiX), Fabrice TRICOU (EconomiX).

Scientific committee

Philippe BATIFOULIER (Economie), Ludovic JULIEN (Economie), Sébastien KOTT (Droit), Christian LAZZERI (Philosophie), Fabrice TRICOU (Economie), François VATIN (Sociologie).

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