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Plenary Speakers

Friday, June 26th, 4:30-6:00 PM

Plenary Session featuring presentations by winners of HES awards for 2015

Manuela Fernandez Pinto, Dorfman Prize Winner:
“Learning from Ignorance: Agnotology’s Challenge to Philosophy of Science”

Kevin Hoover, HES "Best Article" Award Winner:
"On the Reception of Haavelmo’s Econometric Thought"

Saturday, June 27th, 3:30 – 4:30 PM

"The Origins and Theory Foundation of Original Institutional Economics Reconsidered"

Bruce Kaufman, Professor of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University. Author of The Origins and Evolution of the Field of Industrial Relations in the United States, The Global Evolution of Industrial Relations, and Managing the Human Factor: The Early Years of Human Resource Management in American Industry.

Sunday, June 28th, 1:15-2:15 PM

“Reflections on Fifty Years as an Empirical Economist”

Daniel Hamermesh, Professor in Economics, Royal Holloway University of London and Sue Killam Professor Emeritus in the Foundation of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin. Fellow of the Econometric Society, Fellow and Past President of the Society of Labor Economists 2013 recipient of biennial Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to Labor Economics of the Society of Labor Economists.

Sunday, June 28th, 5:00-6:15

Presentation of the HES Distinguished Fellow Award to Roger E. Backhouse, followed by HES Presidential Address by Robert Leonard, UQAM, Outgoing President of the History of Economics Society

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