ASE Summer School in Social Economics
Glasgow, Scotland
June 19-20, 2012

Program

Organizing Committee:  Jonathan Wight, Jane Clary, John Davis, Wilfred Dolfsma
Ex-officio members: Zohreh Emami, Martha Starr, and Bruce Collier

 

 

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
     
Afternoon arrival to check in at university housing.
     
7:30 p.m. Registration and Reception  
     
8:15 p.m. Dinner and Remarks (Welcome and Overview of the Workshop)  
     
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
     
8:30 a.m. Coffee  
     
9:00 a.m. Session 1: History and Overview  
     
 
Jane Clary,
Professor of Economics, College of Charleston. ASE President 2010.

Social economics, the history of economic thought, and frameworks for thinking about ethics and economics.
Jane Clary
     
     
10:15 a.m.  Break  
     
10:30 a.m. Session 2: Core Topics  
     
 
John Davis,
Marquette University and University of Amsterdam. ASE President 2008.

Core topics in social-economics research (theory of the individual, the role of social and cultural values in economic life, inequality, poverty, needs, capabilities, social justice, human flourishing)
John Davis
     
     
12:00 noon Lunch  
     
1:15 p.m.  Session 3: Contemporary Topics  
     
 
Martha Starr,
American University and co-editor, Review of Social Economy. ASE President, 2012.
Martha Starr
     
 
Aurelie Charles
, University of Bath and ASE International Director

Contemporary topics and empirical research in social economics (the social economy/third sector, social networks, fair trade, socially responsible consumption and production, experimental work on fairness, etc.)
Aurelie Charles
     
2:45 pm Break  
     
3:00 pm Session 4: Journal Editors’ Session  
     
 
Wilfred Dolfsma
, University of Groningen and United Nations University and editor, Review of Social Economy. Introduce the aims of the journals, describe what is currently being published in them, and talk about how to prepare scholarly papers and the journal review process.
Wilfred Dolfsma
     
 
Wolfram Elsner
, University of Bremen, and co-editor, Forum on Social Economics
Wolfram Elsner
     
4:30 p.m. Wrap-Up  
     
4:45 p.m. Adjournment  
     
5:00 p.m. World Congress begins!