Growth in the modern world: Economics, knowledge and bourgeois ethics

Wed 10 Jul 2019
12:30 - 18:00

Venue

Vinson Building Seminar Room 3
Hunter Street
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire MK18 1EG United Kingdom

1st Vinson Centre Workshop in Economics and Entrepreneurship

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12:30    Lunch Buffet

13:00   Keynote Liberalism as causal: How the knowledge society became the Great Enrichment – Deirdre McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago

14:30    The nature of the ‘contribution good’ and its role in the economics of science – Martin Ricketts, University of Buckingham

15:30     Coffee break

16:00     Modelling the industrial revolution and modern rates of economic growth using contribution good framework – Terence Kealey, Cato Institute

17:00     Markets as Knowledge Commons – Pavel Kuchar, University of Bristol

18:00     Dinner

20:00    Optional: Buckingham Summer Festival: Music of the Venetian Baroque with pieces by Cavalli and Vivaldi, Stowe Opera Orchestra (Radcliffe Centre)

 

A limited number of travel grants are available to allow postgraduate students from beyond Buckingham to participate, all inquiries to katie.jones@buckingham.ac.uk.

 

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Growth in the modern world: Economics, knowledge and bourgeois ethics