A conference examining the future direction of multidisciplinary research in areas of research influenced by Professor Naomi Lamoreaux

  • Host: Yale Economic Growth Center (EGC) | Rohini Pande, Director
  • Co-Organizers: Rohini Pande (Yale), Gerald Jaynes (Yale), José-Antonio Espín-Sánchez (Yale), and Sun Kyoung Lee (University of Michigan)
  • Date: April 26-27, 2024
  • Location: Yale University, with live simulcast of the opening panel session

Charting the Future of Economics, Governance, and Economic Development in the United States and Beyond is a mini-conference examining the future direction of multidisciplinary research in history, economics, and public policy in areas of research influenced by the publications of Professor Naomi Lamoreaux. The conference will focus on several areas to which Professor Lamoreaux has made significant contributions: organization of firms and corporations; innovation and patents; and archival research.  The event will bring together esteemed economists, historians, law experts, and policy experts and will emphasize interdisciplinary collaboration and research methods. This conference will include a substantial component on the United States but not limited to the United States and cover themes with broader implications both in terms of disciplines and scope.

The event receives additional support from the Yale Department of Economics, Yale Department of History, the Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS), and the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies.

Live Simulcast of Opening Panel Discussion 

  • History, Economics, and Policy: The Importance of Doing History Forward
  • Date & Time: Friday April 26, 2024, 4:30-5:30 PM ET
  • Host: Yale Economic Growth Center
  • Registration required: Click here to register

Full Conference Schedule

Friday, April 26

Time activity Presented by
4:30 - 5:30 PM Welcome and Opening Remarks
Humanities Quadrangle, 320 York Street, Room L02 Auditorium
Tamar Szabó Gendler, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Vincent J. Scully Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science, Yale University
 
  Panel 1 “History, Economics, and Policy: The Importance of Doing History Forward”
Humanities Quadrangle, 320 York Street, Room L02 Auditorium
Panel Moderator/Session Chair: Rohini Pande, Yale University

Gerald Jaynes, Yale University
David Moss, Harvard University
Claire Priest, Yale University
Dan Raff, University of Pennsylvania
Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, Caltech
 
5:30 - 7:00 PM Reception
Humanities Quadrangle, 320 York Street, Room 131
 
7:30 PM Conference dinner - invitation only   

Saturday, April 27

Time Title Presented by
8:30 - 9:20 AM Breakfast
Humanities Quadrangle, 320 York Street, Room 131
 
 
9:20 - 9:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
Humanities Quadrangle, 320 York Street, Room L02 Auditorium
 Alan Mikhail, Chair of the Department of History at Yale
9:30 - 10:30 AM Panel 2 “Firms, Corporations, and Organizations”
Humanities Quadrangle, 320 York Street, Room L02 Auditorium
Panel Moderator/Session Chair: Carola Frydman, Northwestern University

Cihan Artunç, Middlebury College
Amanda Gregg, Middlebury College
Ron Harris, Tel Aviv University
Eric Hilt, Wellesley College
Duol Kim, Myongji University
John Wallis, University of Maryland
10:30 - 11:30 AM Panel 3 “Patents and Innovation”: Humanities Quadrangle, 320 York Street, Room L02 Auditorium Panel Moderator/Session Chair: Sun Kyoung Lee, University of Michigan

Gerardo Con Diaz, University of California, Davis
Rebecca Eisenberg, University of Michigan
Zorina Khan, Bowdoin College
Paul Rhode, University of Michigan
11:30 - 12:30 PM Lunch
Humanities Quadrangle, 320 York Street, Room 131
 
12:30 - 1:30 PM Panel 4 “Big Ideas from Archival Finds”: Humanities Quadrangle, 320 York Street, Room L02 Auditorium Panel Moderator/Session Chair: José-Antonio Espín-Sánchez, Yale University

Maura Dykstra, Yale University
Juliette Levy, University of California Riverside
Craig Palsson, Utah State University
Anne Ruderman, London School of Economics
Se Yan, Peking University
1:30 - 1:40 PM Introduction of Naomi Lamoreaux
Humanities Quadrangle, 320 York Street, Room L02 Auditorium
Tony Smith, Chair of the Department of Economics at Yale
1:40 - 2:00 PM Closing Remarks
Humanities Quadrangle, 320 York Street, Room L02 Auditorium
Naomi Lamoreaux, Yale University and University of Michigan

Participants

Shameel Ahmad 
Rhodes College

George Alter
University of Michigan 

A. Leticia
Arroyo Abad

The City University
of New York and
The Center for
Economic and
Policy Research

Cihan Artunç 
Middlebury College

Maggie Blackhawk 
New York University

Ruth Bloch 
University of California, Berkeley

Dan Bogart 
University of California,
Irvine

Claire Brennecke 
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Mary Bridges 
Johns Hopkins University 

Brandi Brimmer 
University of
North Carolina
at Chapel Hill

Mara Caden 
The University of Chicago

John Cisternino 
The Tobin Project

Sally Clarke
University of Texas
at Austin (retired)

Gerardo Con Diaz 
University of California,
Davis

Peter Conti-Brown 
The Wharton School
of the University
of Pennsylvania

Dora Costa
University of California,
Los Angeles

Mark Dincecco 
University of Michigan

Nathaniel Donahue 
Yale University

Maura Dykstra 
Yale University

Laura Edwards 
Princeton University

Rebecca Eisenberg 
University of Michigan
Law School

William English 
Yale University

Emily Erikson 
Yale University

José-Antonio
Espín-Sánchez 

Yale University

Ted Fertik 
Working Families Party

Carola Frydman
Northwestern
University

Louis Galambos 
Johns Hopkins University 

Tamar Gendler 
Yale University

Amanda Gregg 
Middlebury College

Shogo Hamasaki 
Analysis Group

Henry Hansmann
Yale Law School

Ron Harris 
Tel Aviv University

Carol Heim 
University of
Massachusetts
Amherst

Eric Hilt 
Wellesley College

Mallory Hope 
Harvard University

Gerald Jaynes 
Yale University

Zorina Khan 
Bowdoin College and National Bureau
of Economic Research

Duol Kim 
Myongji University

John Landry 
John Landry Writing

Sun Kyoung Lee 
University of Michigan

Margaret Levenstein 
University of Michigan

Juliette Levy 
University of California Riverside 

Kathryn Lofton 
Yale University

Martine Mariotti 
Australian National University

Melinda Miller 
Virginia Tech

David Moss 
Harvard Business School

Steven Nafziger
Williams College

Sasha Nichols

Craig Palsson 
Utah State University

Rohini Pande 
Yale University

Nicholas Parrillo 
Yale University

Laura Phillips-Sawyer 
University of Georgia
School of Law

Claire Priest 
Yale Law School

Daniel Raff 
The Wharton School
of the University
of Pennsylvania

Paul Rhode 
University of Michigan

Jean-Laurent Rosenthal 
California Institute of Technology

Elyce Rotella
University of Michigan

Anne Ruderman
London School of Economics

Mohamed Saleh 
London School of Economics

Veronica Santarosa 
UC Berkeley School of Law

Ken Scheve 
Yale University

Jakob Schneebacher 
Competition and Markets Authority (UK)

Vreni Schoenenberger 
Novartis AG

Fabian Schrey 
Università della
Svizzera Italiana

Carolyn Sissoko 
University of
the West of England

William Summerhill 
University of California,
Los Angeles

Dhanoos Sutthiphisal 
Assumption University

John Wallis 
University of Maryland

Steven Wilkinson 
Yale University

Gavin Wright 
Stanford University

Se Yan 
Peking University

JoAnne Yates 
MIT Sloan School of Management

Mary Yeager 
University of California,
Los Angeles

Taisu Zhang 
Yale University