Pre-conference workshops

Two pre-conference workshops will be arranged on 18 August in room 505 at The House of Science and Letters (Kirkkokatu 6, Helsinki).

YSI pre-conference workshop
Time
: 18 August (9.30-12.30)
As has become tradition, the YSI Philosophy of Economics working group is organising a pre-conference workshop on Sunday, 18 August. This time the workshop is "Women in Economics: Past and Present". The workshop is meant to offer an opportunity to take some stock on the progress made so far by women in economics and to address the challenges that still lie ahead. Prof. Diana Strassmann (Rice), founder editor of the journal Feminist Economics and Dr Beatrice Cherrier, historian of economics, have confirmed their participation. 

Programme
09:30 Welcome
09:40 Beatrice Cherrier (THEMA, University of Cergy): “American economists' first gender reckoning: the 1970s”
10:40 Coffee break
11:10 Diana Strassmann (Rice University): TBA
12:10 General Discussion
12:30 Closure
19:00 Dinner* at Kolme Kruunua (Lisankatu 5)
* Workshop participants are invited to the dinner.
Please register for the workshop and dinner here by Friday 16 August, 2019.

As usual, some travel grants are available for young scholars who want to participate in the workshop and conference. Interested scholars should follow the procedure to participate in the conference and send an email to philecon@youngscholarsinitiative.org indicating their interest in being considered for the grant. Only YSI members are eligible for the grant. To become a member and learn about the Young Scholars Initiative visit the YSI website.   

JEM and Economic Methodology: Past, Present and Future
Organizers: John Davis and Wade Hands
Time: 18 August (14-18)
Programme:
14:00 - 15:55
Caterina Marchionni
Don Ross
Jack Vromen
Matthias Klaes
Uskali Mäki

15:55 - 16:05 Coffee break

16:05 - 18:00
Ana Santos
N. Emrah Aydınonat
Ivan Moscati
Kevin Hoover
Till Grüne-Yanoff