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Nobel Prize in Economics

Nobel Prize in Economics

Here is a list of readings and podcasts concerning Eugene F. Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert J. Shiller: Scientific Background: Understanding Asset Prices (Nobelprize.org) Information for the Public: Trendspotting in asset markets (Nobelprize.org) The Nobel prize is a three-way split (The Economist) American trio share Nobel economics prize for work on asset prices (The Guardian) Economists Clash on Theory, but Will Still Share the Nobel by Binyamin Appelbaum (The New York Times) Fama, Shiller, Hansen Win Nobel Prize for…

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CFP: European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences Conference

CFP: European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences Conference

Call for Papers: First European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences Conference (University of Copenhagen, September 21-23, 2012) http://enposs.eu/2011/11/call-for-papers/ The European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (ENPOSS) invites contributions to its inaugural conference. Contributions from all areas within the philosophy of the social sciences are encouraged. Moreover, contributions from both philosophers and social scientists are welcome.

CFP: Economics and literature: beyond praise and disparagement

CFP: Economics and literature: beyond praise and disparagement

Call for Papers Economics and literature: beyond praise and disparagement Deadline for submission: November 1st , 2012 Planed publication of the issue: 2013 Editors: Estrella Trincado Aznar, Jérôme Lallement Since the nascent of political economy in 17th century, and even before, literature has been both a place for broadcasting and challenging economic ideas through idealizing fables and pastiches. In turn, economists could borrow from literature some ways to present their own ideas or to criticize alternative doctrines. The purpose of…

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Fully funded European Research Council (ERC) PhD studentships 2012–16

Fully funded European Research Council (ERC) PhD studentships 2012–16

Fully funded European Research Council (ERC) PhD studentships 2012–16 “Economics in the Public Sphere: USA, UK, France, Poland and Brazil since 1945.” The Department of History and Philosophy of Science (HPS), University of Cambridge, invites preliminary applications for two ERC Postgraduate Research Studentships to start in October 2012. The studentships will support three years of doctoral research with funding continuing into a fourth year of thesis writing. The project is funded by the European Research Council.

Recent News Articles on Neuroeconomics

Recent News Articles on Neuroeconomics

Testosterone and high finance do not mix: so bring on the women Gender inequality has been an issue in the City for years, but now the new science of ‘neuroeconomics’ is proving the point beyond doubt: hormonally-driven young men should not be left alone in charge of our finances… Read the full article from Guardian Can We Prevent the Next Bubble? In recent years, scientists have begun deciphering the irrational underpinnings of bubbles. Consider an economics experiment led by Colin…

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The Mark Blaug Prize in Philosophy and Economics

The Mark Blaug Prize in Philosophy and Economics

The Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics is committed to supporting and encouraging the work of Young Scholars in philosophy and economics. This new academic prize is meant to promote and reward the best of such current scholarship. The prize is named in honour of Professor Mark Blaug, a founder of the field of philosophy and economics who has made a tremendous scholarly contribution to many areas of the history and philosophy of economics. Mark Blaug’s generosity and commitment to…

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CFP: ESHET 2011 Istanbul 19-22 May 2011

CFP: ESHET 2011 Istanbul 19-22 May 2011

The 15th Annual Conference of ESHET will be held at Bogazici University, Istanbul (19-22 May 2011). See below for CFP or visit the conference web site at http://www.eshet2011.org/ ESHET 2011 Keynote speakers: * Richard R. Nelson * Stavros Ioannides * Steven Medema (Blanqui Lecture) Hope to see you in Istanbul. Call for Papers The 15th Annual Conference of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET), 19-22 May 2011, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul. The Conference will be organized by…

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Interesting discussion: 5 themes for Serious Economics!

Interesting discussion: 5 themes for Serious Economics!

5 suggested common themes for an Economics that takes its subject matter seriously by Bruce Edmonds Davies, Radford, Gelles, and Knibbe discuss Bruce Edmonds’ 5 suggestions Here is what interests me at the moment: the cluster of related models! Right now I am working on a paper (with Petri Ylikoski) which deals with the clustered nature of models in economics. (Our point concerns the philosophy of models.) So I’ll just note (for myself) the comments that relates to this issue….

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