Roger Backhouse

Professor of the History and Philosophy of Economics, University of Birmingham

Roger E. Backhouse is Professor of the History and Philosophy of Economics at the University of Birmingham, UK. His main research interest, supported by the Leverhulme Trust, is an intellectual biography of the economist Paul Samuelson. He has also written The Puzzle of Modern Economics (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and, with Mauro Boianovsky, Transforming Modern Macroeconomics: Searching for Disequilibrium Microfoundations, 1956-2003 (CUP, 2013). With Philippe Fontaine, he has edited a series of volumes on the history of the recent social sciences: The History of the Social Sciences since 1945 (CUP, 2010), The Unsocial Social Science? Economics and Neighboring Disciplines since 1945 (Duke University Press, 2010) and A Historiography of the Modern Social Sciences (CUP 2014).

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
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  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey