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Quantifying Central Banks’ Scientization: Why and How to Do a Quantified Organizational History of Economics

Abstract A subset of research in the history of economics is organizational history – i.e., the study of the organizations producing, circulating and applying economic ideas. This article maintains that some research questions in organizational history call for quantitative methods because they ask about magnitudes. More precisely, we claim that quantitative methods should complement rather […] Read more

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New Book : Do central banks serve the people?

Peter Dietsch, François Claveau, and Clément Fontan just signed a new book entitled Do central banks serve the people?, published with Polity. In the wake of the 2007 financial crisis, central banks injected trillions of dollars of liquidity – through quantitative easing – to prevent financial meltdown and stimulate the economy. The untold story behind these measures is that […] Read more

Internal seminars of the Chair

Expertise régulatoire v.s. expertise testimoniale: le cas des banques centrales

This content is not available in the selected language. Déroulement Les séminaires internes débutent par une présentation du document ou thème à l’étude, et poursuivent généralement avec une discussion ouverte et conviviale sur le sujet. Par ailleurs, l’objectif des séminaires internes est souvent de faire avancer le/la présentateur-trice sur son sujet, ou de tester la […] Read more