Sessioni Parallele

 

Program XVI AISPE Conference

General Program

 

Thursday, April 11 Palazzo Hercolani, Strada Maggiore 45

 

10.30                          Coffee and registration

11.00-12.30               Plenary session I [Pier Francesco Asso, John Davis]

12.30-14.00               Lunch

14.00-16.00               Parallel Sessions 1

16.00-16.15               Coffee break

16.15-17.45               Parallel Sessions 2

18.00-19.00               Plenary session II [Robert H. Wade]

19.00-20.00               Welcome toast

 

Thursday dinner on your own

 

 Friday, April 12       Palazzo Hercolani, Strada Maggiore 45

 

09.00-11.00               Parallel sessions 3

11.00-11.30               Coffee break

11.30-13.00               Parallel sessions 4

13.00-14.00               Lunch

14.00-15:15               Plenary session III [Roundtable]

15.30-17.30               Parallel sessions 5

 

20.00                          Conference dinner

 

Saturday, April 13  [Piazza Scaravilli 1-2, Bologna, Aula 1]

09.30-11.30               Aispe members’ meeting


 

Sessions Program

 

Parallel sessions 1

 

1.A—Political and economic dimensions of inequality

Chair: Dieter Bögenhold

Anna Soci

Inequality and democracy (Discussant: Ivo Maes)

Enrico Bellino and Saverio M. Fratini

Absolute advantages, capital mobility and desertification (Discussant: Anna Soci)

Ivo Maes and Ilaria Pasotti

Triffin’s contribution to the IMF monetary approach to the balance of payments (Discussant: Enrico Bellino)

 

1.B—Inequality in the history of economic thought

Chair: Gianfranco Tusset

Alfredo Félix Blanco

On economic inequality and schools of economic thought (Discussant: Marco E. L. Guidi)

Marco E. L. Guidi

Translations as devices. Persuasion and social pedagogy at the origins of the translation of economic texts (Discussant: Gianfranco Tusset)

 

1.D—Capitalism and inequality: from Marx to Sraffa

Chair: Claudia Sunna

Ted Winslow

Marx and Keynes on the capitalist distribution of income as “Dialectical” (Discussant: Stefano Zambelli)

Cosma Orsi

No one should have less: James E. Meade’s social dividend (Discussant: Ted Winslow)

Massimo Di Matteo

Employment and equilibrium: Pigou’s first (comprehensive) answer to Keynes (Discussant: Cosma Orsi)

Stefano Zambelli

Sraffa on the monetary theory of distribution and inequality (Discussant: Massimo Di Matteo)

 

 1.E—Rural economics and innovation: historical explorations

Chair: Sebastiano Nerozzi

Simona Pisanelli

Rivoluzioni e controrivoluzioni agricole. Verso il paradigma dell’agroecologia (Discussant: Sebastiano Nerozzi)

Francesco Musotti

Forme di mercato, progresso tecnico e dinamiche reddituali: il problema agricolo secondo Sylos Labini (Discussant: Simona Pisanelli)

 

 

Parallel sessions 2

 

2.A—Economics in Fascist Italy

Chair: Massimo Augello

Fabrizio Bientinesi

A bias for bias? The impact of a non-democratic regime as shown by Italian international trade debate experience (Discussant: Daniela Giaconi)

Luca Michelini

Le riviste del neo-liberismo fascista: “La Vita Italiana” e “Lo Stato” (Discussant: Fabrizio Bientinesi)

Daniela Giaconi

Il processo di epurazione di Benvenuto Griziotti (Discussant: Luca Michelini)

 

2.B—Social dimensions of inequality

Chair: Massimo Di Matteo

Marco Albertini and Gabriele Ballarino

Ties that bind. The relation between social class and earnings, income and wealth inequality during the last four decades (discussant: Dieter Bögenhold)

Guido Tortorella Esposito and Carmen Vita

Alcune riflessioni sul ruolo dell’istruzione quale fattore di sviluppo e di equità sociale (discussant: Marco Albertini)

Dieter Bögenhold and Muhammad Yorga Permana

Inequalities and the middle classes. Do the middle classes disappear in times of digitalization? (discussant: Carmen Vita)

  

2.C—The economics of inequality today: Atkinson and Piketty

Chair: Anna Soci                                                                                           

Francesco Poggi

Disuguaglianza. Che cosa si può fare? Il contributo di Sir Anthony Barnes Atkinson (Discussant: Giorgio Gattei)

Gianmarco Oro

Diseguaglianza e conflitto politico in Thomas Piketty (Discussant: Francesco Poggi)

Giorgio Gattei

Per aggredire la maldistribuzione del reddito: tutte le variabili (anche implicite) di Thomas Piketty (Discussant: Gianmarco Oro)

 

2.D—Is inequality bad?

Chair: Ted Winslow

Manuela Mosca and Eugenio Somaini

The Italian marginalists in defense of inequality (Discussant: Ivo Maes)

Ivo Maes

Triffin’s formative years, marked by the Great Depression (Discussant: Eugenio Somaini)

 

 

Parallel sessions 3

 

3.A—Revisiting development: economic forces, sustainability and empowerment

Chair: Claudia Rotondi

Gianni Vaggi

Sustainable reproduction. Some contributions by classical political economy (Discussant: Claudia Sunna)

Davide Gualerzi

Economic Forces and Empowerment (Discussant: Gianni Vaggi)

Claudia Sunna

Economia dello sviluppo e politiche di intervento nel Mezzogiorno: un’analisi dei fondi strutturali (Discussant: Davide Gualerzi)

 

3.B—Capitalism and inequality in the Modern era

Chair: Fabrizio Bientinesi

Klemens Kaps and Kolja Lichy

How to link the “jealousy of trade” to social and spatial equilibrium? Habsburg Cameralists on equality, redistribution and economic development in the XVII and XVIII centuries (Discussant: Stefano Spalletti)

Luigi Alonzi

Capitalism and anti-semitism in the XIX century (Discussant: Klemens Kaps)

Stefano Spalletti

Circular Economy promotes Low Inequality? Epistemological and Historical Perspectives (Discussant: Fabrizio Bientinesi)

 

3.C—Inequality in Europe

Chair: Cosma Orsi

Michael Chletsos and Anna Saiti

Does the welfare state decrease income inequalities? Evidence from European countries (Discussant: Antonio Magliulo)

Fabio Masini

A lost chance to tackle inequality: the failure of the Delors’ White Paper (Discussant: Anna Saiti)

Antonio Magliulo

Keynes e Mises. Due alternative visioni dell’Europa (Discussant: Fabio Masini)

 

3.D— Italian economic thought: theories and institutions

Chair: Mattia Granata

Francesco Cattabrini

Economisti e Pci: uno sguardo agli anni settanta del XX secolo (Discussant: Alessandro Morselli)

Luca Sandonà

An intellectual boost for Italy’s Europeanization: the influence of think-tanks Arel and Nomisma (1978-1993) (Discussant: Francesco Cattabrini)

Nicolò Giangrande

Unions and the Italian economic decline: the CGIL’s analysis and its policy implications (1992-2013) (Discussant: Luca Sandonà)

Alessandro Morselli

Crisi e disuguaglianze. Una rivisitazione dell’economia delle convenzioni (Discussant: Nicolò Giangrande)

 

3.E—Wages, inequality and social mobility in history: insights from Italy and Spain

Chair: Vera Zamagni

Maria Gómez-León and Giacomo Gabbuti

Wage inequality in Italy (1900-1950): An approach from dynamic social tables (Discussant: Miguel Artola Blanco)

Miguel Artola Blanco

Reassessing the Kuznets’ curve in Spain: new evidence on top wage incomes (1860-1940) (Discussant: Maria Gómez-León)

Giacomo Gabbuti

When Gatsby meets the Leopard. The long debate on social mobility in Italy (Discussant: Vera Zamagni)

 

 

Parallel sessions 4

 

4.A—Storep session: Fracture and integration in economics. Methodological perspectives and lessons from the history of economic thought

Chair: Paolo Paesani

Ariel Dvoskin and Paolo Trabucchi

Capital, competition and equilibrium. Value and Capital and the foundations of the neowalrasian approach (Discussant: Angela Ambrosino)

Attilio Trezzini and Daria Pignalosa

The normal degree of capacity utilization: the history of an ambiguous concept (Discussant: Paolo Trabucchi)

Angela Ambrosino, Mario Cedrini, and John B. Davis

Unity of science and disunity of economics (Discussant: Daria Pignalosa)

 

4.B—Disuguaglianza e cooperazione: teorie, pratiche e casi di studio

Chair: Flavio Delbono

Antonio Zanotti

La cooperazione come strumento di emancipazione delle classi lavoratrici nel pensiero degli economisti inglesi del XIX secolo (Discussant: Salvatore Monni)

Tito Menzani

L’impresa cooperativa e la civiltà del benessere. Un approccio storico-economico per il caso dell’Emilia Romagna (Discussant: Antonio Zanotti)

Salvatore Monni

Democrazia e sviluppo. Il ruolo delle imprese cooperative (Discussant: Tito Menzani)

 

4.C—The inner working of capitalism and inequality

Chair: Giorgio Gattei

Sergio Destefanis, Roberto Iorio, Giuseppe Mastromatteo

Why modern capitalism generates rising economic inequality? (Discussant: Marco Veronese Passarella)

Michail Moatsos

Monte Carlo and global inequality since 1820: an all-encompassing approach (Discussant: Roberto Iorio)

Emilio Carnevali, Matteo Deleidi, Riccardo Pariboni and Marco Veronese Passarella

SFC dynamic models: features, limitations and developments (Discussant: Michail Moatsos)

 

4.D—The Italian inequality problem in historical perspective

Chair: Pier Francesco Asso

Ilaria Pasotti

Il “paradosso delle aree sottosviluppate”: la visione di Raffaele Mattioli sul problema della diseguaglianza nello sviluppo tra i paesi (1949-1969) (Discussant: Elvira Martini)

Marco Santillo and Andrea Marino

The issue of inequality and socio-economic gaps in modern Italian history (Discussant: Ilaria Pasotti)

Elvira Martini and Carmen Vita

Il dualismo di genere tra luoghi comuni e mezze verità (Discussant: Marco Santillo)

 

4.E—Capitalism, the market and inequality

Chair: Alfredo Félix Blanco

Federica Nalli

Reading the market as mutual benefits: a comparison of two perspectives (Discussant: Rima Hawi)

Miguel-Angel Galindo-Martín, María Soledad Castaño, and María Teresa Mendez Picazo

Inequality, economic growth and entrepreneurial activity (Discussant: Federica Nalli)

Rima Hawi

“Justice as fairness” or capitalism? Controversies that led John Rawls finally to break his silence (Discussant: Mirek Tobiáš Hošman)

 

 

Parallel sessions 5

 

5.A—Disuguaglianza, cooperazione e sussidiarietà

Chair: Tito Menzani

Stefano Figuera and Andrea Pacella

Solidarietà e sussidiarietà nel dibattito economico in Italia tra XIX e XX secolo (Discussant: Barbara Costa)

Barbara Costa

La diseguaglianza economica: spunti di ricerca dall’Archivio storico di Intesa Sanpaolo (Discussant: Tito Menzani)

 

5.B—Francesca Duchini session: Women in the history of economics and social sciences

Chair: Daniela Parisi

Vera Negri Zamagni

Rivoluzioni industriali e lavoro delle donne: quali cambiamenti? (Discussant: Cristina Marcuzzo)

Carlotta Cossutta

Alle origini del movimento femminista: Mary Wollstonecraft (Discussant: Vera Negri Zamagni)

Elena Laurenzi e Manuela Mosca

Harriet Lathrop Dunham – Etta de Viti de Marco (1864-1939): Un’attivista americana nell’Italia liberale  (Discussant: Carlotta Cossutta)

Cristina Marcuzzo

Joan V. Robinson: economista eterodossa (Discussant: Manuela Mosca)

 

5.C—Inequality: a long-run perspective

Chair: Anna Saiti

Marc Morgan and Pedro H. G. F. Souza

Distributing Growth in a Context of Late-Development: New Evidence on Long-Run Inequality in Brazil (1926-2016) (Discussant: R. Aguado)

Claudia Rotondi, Marco Bonaglia and Tianhua Gao

Inequality in China from 1978 to the “New Era”: which policies to tackle the problem? (Discussant: Marc Morgan)

Inigo Calvo-Sotomayor, Paul Hoyt-O’Connor, Ricardo Aguado, Massimo Cermelli

The Basque Socioeconomic Model: A Lonergan perspective (Discussant: Claudia Rotondi)

 

5.D—Liberal thought and inequality

Chair: Giacomo Gabbuti

Alberto Giordano

Una ricetta liberale contro le diseguaglianze economiche: Luigi Einaudi, la “Terza Via” e l’uguaglianza nei punti di partenza (Discussant: Gianfranco Tusset)

Gabriele Serafini

Karl R. Popper e la teoria delle disuguaglianze di Marx (Discussant: Alberto Giordano)

Mario Pomini

Dalla periferia al centro. Il problema della diseguaglianza nella tradizione neoclassica della crescita economica (Discussant: Gabriele Serafini)

Gianfranco Tusset

The Pareto law: the Italian debate in the first half of the twentieth century (Discussant: Mario Pomini)

 

5.E—Inequality and the role of the state

Chair: Antonio Magliulo

Hector Bahamonde and Mart Trasberg

Inclusive institutions, unequal outcomes: democracy, state infrastructural power and global inequality, 1970-2015 (Discussant: Joachim De Paoli)

Guglielmo Forges Davanzati

Income inequalities, public debt, and social cohesion (Discussant: Hector Bahamonde)

Joachim De Paoli

Imposta progressiva e disuguaglianze sociali: gli sviluppi di Clément Colson (Discussant: Guglielmo Forges Davanzati)

  

 


 

Scientific Committee

Michele Alacevich, Chair (University of Bologna)

Massimo Augello (University of Pisa)

Fabrizio Bientinesi (University of Pisa)

Raffaella Gherardi (University of Bologna)

Daniela Giannetti (University of Bologna)

Mirek Tobiáš Hošman (Masaryk University)

Antonio Magliulo (University of International Studies of Rome)

Manuela Mosca (University of Salento)

Sebastiano Nerozzi (Catholic University of Milan)

Gianfranco Tusset (University of Padua)

Loris Zanatta (University of Bologna)

 

 

Organizing Committee

Michele Alacevich, Mirek Tobiáš Hošman, Manuela Mosca, Sebastiano Nerozzi, Gianfranco Tusset

Conference website: www.aispe.eu

The organizing committee thanks Farmacia ai Colli, Piazza di Porta Castiglione 15, Bologna

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