Macroeconomic Dynamics in Historical Perspective

Program

Monday
(05/08/2013)
Tuesday
(06/08/2013)
10:00-10:20 Symposium Opening 10:00-11:40 Session 3
10:20-11:45 Opening Address 11:40-13:00 Lunch
11:45-13:15 Lunch 13:00-14:40 Session 4
13:20-15:00 Session 1 14:40-15:10 Coffee Break
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break 15:10-16:50 Session 5
15:30-17:10 Session 2 16:50-17:00 Symposium closing


Opening Address:
Stephen J Turnovsky (University of Washington): On the Role of Small Models in Macrodynamics
Chair: Antonio Delfim Netto (FEA-USP)

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Session 1: Judy L. Klein (Mary Baldwin College): The Cold War Origins of Modeling Strategies for Macroeconomic Dynamics
Chair: Gilberto Tadeu Lima (FEA-USP)
Discussant: José Raymundo Chiappin (FEA-USP)

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Session 2: Esther-Mirjam Sent (Radboud University Nijmegen): Economics: Science or Engineering?
Chair: Pedro Garcia Duarte (FEA-USP)
Discussant: Gilberto Tadeu Lima (FEA-USP)

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Session 3: Pedro Garcia Duarte (University of São Paulo): A Path Through the Wilderness: Time Discounting in Growth Models
Chair: José Raymundo Chiappin (FEA-USP)
Discussant: Esther-Mirjam Sent (Radboud University Nijmegen)

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Session 4: Kevin Hoover (Duke University): Solow’s Harrod: Transforming Cyclical Dynamics into a Model of Long-run Growth
(Joint work with Verena Halsmayer)
Chair: Gilberto Tadeu Lima (FEA-USP)
Discussant: Pedro Garcia Duarte (FEA-USP)

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Session 5: Mark Setterfield (Trinity College): Intermediation, Money Creation, and Keynesian Macrodynamics
(Joint work with Bill Gibson)
Chair: Pedro Garcia Duarte (FEA-USP)
Discussant: Eleutério Fernando da Silva Prado (FEA-USP)

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Second International Symposium on the History of
Economic Thought
5-6 August 2013 / São Paulo, Brazil
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