The Cachan History of Social Science Group 14th History of Economics as History of Science

Vendredi 23 Juin 2017 - Vendredi 23 Juin 2017

The Cachan History of Social Science Group

14th ‘History of Economics as History of Science’
Spring Workshop

Friday, June 23, 2017
École normale supérieure de Cachan, Pavillon des jardins, Seminar Room




Jeff Pooley (Muhlenberg College)
A Curious Tale of Economics at the Federal Communications Commission: A Reply to an Industry-Commissioned History

Ben Wilson (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)
Cold War System: Strategic Nuclear Arms Control and the Cybernetic Vision

11:35-11:55am: Tea/coffe Break

Zach Griffen (UCLA)
Economizing the Social: The Emergence of Education and Health Economics in the Middle of the Twentieth Century

12:45-2:15pm : Lunch

Kira Lussier (University of Toronto)
How Psychology Became Human Capital: Psychological Testing in Corporate America, 1965-1985.

Quinn Slobodian (Wellesley College)
The State is a Bandit: How Mancur Olson and Public Choice Economists Quantified the Rule of Law

Contact : Philippe Fontaine


How to reach the conference room?
All requests for information should be sent to
philippe.fontaine at

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