Bruce Caldwell is joining Duke University’s HOPE group as founding Director of a new Center for the History of Political Economy. Bruce explains:Unfortunately there is no web page for the Center as yet. But it's good to see the history of economics being taken seriously.The purpose of the Center is to promote and support both research in and the teaching of the history of political economy, broadly defined. Though operating on a somewhat reduced scale next year (AY 2008-2009), we anticipate that once it is up and running it will include an active visitors program for post-docs and more senior fellows, both short and long term; a regular seminar series; and programming, possibly in the summer, aimed at promoting teaching in the field.
Friday, 30 May 2008
New Center for the History of Political Economy
We learn from Peter Klein at the Organizations and Markets blog of a new Center for the History of Political Economy. Klein tells us