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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...


Call for AISPE Research Grant co-sponsored by Banca d’Italia.
Deadline: September 15, 2024

AISPE invites applications for early career scholars research initiatives. Applications are open to AISPE members only. Early career scholars are intended as PhD...


Presentations of new volumes by AISPE members

AISPE is pleased to announce the third series of the presentation of new member volumes. The calendar is avalaible here Presentation Baranzini-Besomi Presentation...


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 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...

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)...


Call 2024: Towards a Global History of Economic Thought

In the first annual webinar series on the Global History of Economic Thought, we sought to explore Europe as a whole, rather than as the sum of 27 or more nation-states,...


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 session presented at the 20° Charles Gide Society Conference. June 20-22, 2024
Interpretative paradigms on the labor market in 19th century
Chair: Letizia Pagliai, Università di Torino
Alfonso Giuliani, CES and PHARE (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Civil Economy and Labor Market in Melchiorre Gioia
Letizia Pagliai, Università di Torino, Solidarity and Labor Market in J.-C. L. Sismondi
Alessandro Le Donne, Università di Genova – Riccardo Soliani, Università di Genova, Welfare, equity, distributive justice: the thought of J-B Say from Olbie (1800) to the Cours complet d’économie politique pratique (1828-29)
Filippo Pietrini, Università di Pisa, Where is Mauss’ Gift and Counter Gift Today?

AISPE session presented at the annual Conference  of the American Economic Association.  January 5-7, 2024
Gender issues, feminism and economics in the history of economic thought
Chair: Manuela Mosca (University of Salento)
Edith Kuiper (State University of New York, New Paltz), Towards Feminist Histography of Economics
Kirsten Madden (University of Millersville) and Joseph Persky (University of Illinois, Chicago), Anna Doyle Wheeler on the Conditions and Consequences of Gender Equality
Ann Mari Mai (Lincoln University of Nebraska), Gender, the ‘Old Boy Network’ and the American Economic Review in the Early Years
Giandomenica Becchio (University of Torino) and Manuela Mosca (University of Salento), Rethinking the History of Economics from a Gender Perspective: The Italian Case

AISPE-STOREP Joint Session Institutionalim & the History of Economic Thought presented at 8th Conference 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 annual Conference 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)

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XVII AISPE Conference. “Regional Economic Integration and Multilateralism in Historical Perspective” (University of Roma Tre)

The Italian Association for the History of Economic Thought organises the 17th AISPE Conference. The Conference, on the theme Regional Economic Integration and...


AISPE presents the session “Primato della teoria e rapporto con la storia in Maffeo Pantaleoni, economista e scienziato sociale” to the 65° Annual Scientific Meeting of the “Società Italiana di Economia”. University “Carlo Bo” of Urbino. October 24-26, 2024

The 65° Annual Scientific Meeting of the “Società Italiana di Economia” will be held on October 24-26, 2024 at the University “Carlo Bo”...


Announcement AISPE Awards 2024 at the next AISPE Conference (October 3-5, 2024)

AISPE is inviting nominations for the Awards that will be announced at the next AISPE Conference, to be held on October 3-5 2024, in Rome during our General Assembly. The...


AISPE financial support for summer schools’ participants.
Deadline: July 31, 2024

AISPE provides up to 500 euros as travel/accommodation reimbursement to two accepted young scholars to a Summer Schools in the History of Economic Thought scheduled...