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II Conference AISPE-SISE
Palermo, October 19-21, 2023

The Italian Association for the History of Economic Thought (AISPE) and the Italian Society of Economic Historians (SISE) organise the Conference Centers, peripheries,...


Discounted subscriptions to “History of Political Economy” for AISPE members

AISPE is pleased to announce that Duke University Press offers its members discounted subscriptions to History of Political Economy at a rate of $70 for regular...


PRIN “The Economic Thought of Italian Women (1750-1999)”: Funded

The PRIN The Economic Thought of Italian Women (1750-1999): Methodological Issues, Ideas, Impact, International Connections, a Census and an Online Database has...


Call for nominations AISPE Awards 2023 and Commissions

Appointed commissions for the AISPE 2023 awards: Best Book Award Commission: Sebastiano Nerozzi (President), Ivo Maes, and Simona Pisanelli Best Article Award Commission: Manuela...


From 27 January 2023, “Towards a Global History of Economic Thought”. A Webinar Series

The aim of this webinar series is to initiate a reflection on the contribution that the history of economic thought can give to the global history. We shall start...


Solidarity with Iranian women

Endorsing the initiative of the Network of Italian Universities for Peace, AISPE expresses its closeness and solidarity with female students of Iranian nationality...


Call for curricular internships within the framework of the PRIN “LexEcon. The international research network on the economic lexicon”

The Department of Economics and Management of the University of Pisa, in partnership with the Interuniversity Centre for Documentation on Italian Economic Thought...


AISPE Statement on Ukraine

Considering the events that are taking place in Ukraine, AISPE endorses the attached document signed by numerous members of the Russian Academy of Sciences and other...

Women between economic facts and ideas in Italy (1750-1950)

Women between economic facts and ideas in Italy (1750-1950)

AISPE supports and promotes research on Italian women who, throughout history, influenced and engaged in debates on various economic issues, not only in academia...


“Rethinking Economics”. Cycle of HET video lessons for high schools

AISPE invites scholars to participate in the initiative with self-produced video lessons on the themes of the History of Economic Thought, by choosing (or adding)...


Coordinator: Giandomenica Becchio

Members: Michele Alacevich

AISPE is aimed to create and to reinforce its partnership with the other HET societies by promoting sessions during their international conferences, by hosting their sessions in the AISPE conferences, as well as by boosting the mutual exchange of ideas amongst their members.

AISPE-STOREP Joint Session Institutionalim & the History of Economic Thought presentata alla VIII Conferenza Winir. September 11, 2023
Convenor: Paolo Silvestri (University of Catania, Italy)
Chair: Maria Lissowska (Warsaw School of Economics, Poland)
Stefan Kesting* (University of Leeds, UK), What are the Moral and Ontological Foundations of Heterodox Schools in Economics? Normative Tensions or Overlapping Value Systems?
Michael Jacobs* (University of Sheffield, UK), On the Post-Neoliberal Paradigm Shift: Polycrisis, Institutionalism and the Unification of Heterodox Economics
Salvatore Spagano* (University of Catania, Italy), Institutionalist Clues in Celso Furtado
Maurizio Caserta* (University of Catania, Italy), The Right to Work and the Obligation to Contribute: Allocating the Responsibility

AISPE session presented at 26th Conferenza annuale ESHET. June 1-3, 2023
From Invisibility to Epistemological Subjects: Women in Economic Thought
Chair: Mosca Manuela, University of Salento
Mosca Manuela (University of Salento), Pareto and the woman question
Claudia Rotondi (University Cattolica of Milano), In the name of equality. Women and Work in the Italian Constituent Phase
Rebeca Gomez Betancourt,  Do feminist economists form a unified community? A history of IAFFE presidents cognitive interactions and trajectories

AISPE session presented at 11th Iberian Association of the History of Economic Thought Conference, Barcelona, December 2-3, 2022
Influencias ítalo-ibéricas en el siglo XVIII: entre teorías y propuestas de reforma
Guido Tortorella Esposito, La teoría del justo precio. Un análisis comparado del pensamiento Italiano y Español del Siglo XVIII entorno al tema de la justicia conmutativa
Simona Pisanelli, Los escritos económicos de Eleonora de Fonseca Pimentel, revolucionaria e ilustrada napolitana
Antonio Iodice, ¿Una separación? Las estrategias de inversión de Isabella De Mari Doria y la retirada de los genoveses de España en el siglo XVIII

AISPE session presented at 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Italian Economic Society. Turin,  October 20-22, 2022

The Economics of Interdependence in the EU: Evolution, Dominant Paradigms, and Policy Choices
Fabio Masini, L’Unione Europea e le sfide della sostenibilità, 1993-2022
Antonio Magliulo, On the Monetary Relations between America and Europe after Bretton Woods. The Influential Role of Richard N. Cooper
Adelaide Mozzi, L’evoluzione della governance economica europea alla luce della crisi Covid-19 e del conflitto in Ucraina

AISPE session presented at the Charles Gide Society Conference, Paris, July 7-9, 2022
Smith and the Scottish Enlightenment
Sergio Cremaschi, The argumentative structure of The Wealth of Nations
Fabrizio Simon, Adam Smith and the reforming spirit of the 18th century
Stefano Fiori, Metaphors of Imagination in Smith and Hume

AISPE session presented at the HES Conference,  Minneapolis, June 18, 2022
Women and Economics during the Progressive Era
Chair: Manuela Mosca, University of Salento, AISPE President
Rebeca Gomez Betancourt and David Philippy, American Home Economists’ Progressive Science of Consumption and the High-Cost-of-Living Problem
Guillaume Vallet, Prostitution as an “androcentric” economic institution of capitalism: Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s thought
Giandomenica Becchio, The debate on women’s enfranchisement among women economists of the Progressive Era

AISPE session presented at the  ESHET Conference, Padua, June 10, 2022
Women and economic thought in Italy (1850-1950):
Monika Poettinger, Emilia Peruzzi (1827-1900)
Manuela Mosca e Elena Laurenzi, Maria Pasolini Ponti (1856-1938)
Francesca Dal Degan, Iris Cutting Origo (1902-1988)
Simone Misiani, Angela Zucconi (1914-2000)

Next events

AISPE presents the session “Gender issues, feminism and economics in the history of economic thought” at the Annual Conference of the American Economic Association. January, 5-7, 2024

The 2024 Annual Meeting will be held on January 5–7, 2024 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) in San Antonio, Texas. The headquarters hotel is Grand Hyatt San Antonio. AISPE...


II Conference AISPE-SISE
Palermo, October 19-21, 2023

The Italian Association for the History of Economic Thought (AISPE) and the Italian Society of Economic Historians (SISE) organise the Conference Centers, peripheries,...