Programme EIPE 20th anniversary conference

Wednesday, March 22: The Good Economy

The “good Economy” session is a co-organization between EIPE and eHero.
08:30 - 09:15
Registration
09:15 - 09:30 Opening
09:30 - 11:00 Plenary Session: Jan Peter Balkenende & Raj Sisodia
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00 Parallel Sessions and Workshops (organised by eHero)
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:15 Plenary session by Erik Angner
15:15 - 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 - 17:15 Parallel sessions: Happiness and Well Being

Wednesday Afternoon Parallel Sessions*

Happiness and Well Being: Conceptual Issues

 

Chair: Mark Chekola

Happiness and Wellbeing: Its Measurement

 

Chair: Willem van der Deijl

Happiness and Well Being: Empirical Studies

 

Chair: Haya Al-Ajlani

Wed 15:45 - 17:15

Wed 15:45 - 17:15

Wed 15:45 - 17:15

Room M1 - 04:

Zaal Montreal

Room M2 - 10:

Zaal Rochester

Room M3-05:

Zaal Praag

Mauro Rossi

 

 

A New ‘Evaluativist’ Theory of Happiness

Elina Vessonen

 

 

The role of IRT models in the validation of well-being measures

Lieze Sohier, Luc Van Ootegem and Elsy Verhofstadt

 

Well-being of older workers and retirees in Europe: comparing life satisfaction and capabilities.

Jacob Bethem

 

 

A Comprehensive Sense of a Good Life Includes Valuing Life

Shiri Cohen Kaminitz

 

 

Combining subjective and objective indicators of well-being and the strange case of hybrid philosophical views

Steven de Groot, Mathieu Weggeman and Joan Van Aken

 

Organizational Aesthetics And The Promise Of Happiness. How Aesthetic Experiences Of Employees Contribute To Happiness

Mark Chekola

 

 

Deception, Self-Deception and Happiness

Willem van der Deijl

 

 

Can welfare be measured using preference-satisfaction?

Haya Al-Ajlani, Luc Van Ootegem and Elsy Verhofstadt

 

Individual Preferences and Well-being: Identifying the Importance of Life Dimensions for the Well-being of the Flemish Population

 * The programme of the morning parallel sessions and workshops will be communicated separately.

 
Thursday, March 23: The Examined Economy

09:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:30
Plenary session: Johanna Thoma and François Claveau
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee/tea break
11:00 - 12:30
Morning Parallel Sessions
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
Afternoon Parallel Sessions 1
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee/tea break
15:30 - 17:00
Afternoon Parallel Sessions 2
18:30
Dinner at hotel Bazar
Address: Witte de Withstraat 16, 3012 BP Rotterdam, Netherlands
By public transportation, take tram line 24 or 21, or the metro A,B or C until Beurs station. 

Thursday Morning Parallel Sessions

Fair Distribution

 

 

Chair: Huub Brouwer

Mechanisms as an Aid to Inference

 

Chair: Virginia Ghiara

Improving Rational Choice Theory

 

Chair: J.W. Stoelhorst

The Role of Economists

 

 

Chair: Uskali Mäki

Thurs 11:00 - 12:30

Thurs 11:00 - 12:30

Thurs 11:00 - 12:30

Thurs 11:00 - 12:30

Room M1 - 08:

Zaal Leuven

Room M1 - 09:

Zaal Bergen

Room M3 - 03:

Zaal Aberdeen

Room M3 - 04:

Zaal Auckland

Ingrid Robeyns

Outline of the CSOL-theory of distributive justice

Michael Joffe

Causal theories, models and evidence in economics – some reflections from biology

Ittay Nissan-Rozen

Conditional vs. Unconditional Attitudes to Risk

P W Zuidhof

Revisiting the Performativity of Economics: Do Economists Make Neoliberalism?

Stefan Wintein and Conrad Heilmann

Aggregation and Theories of Fairness

Luis Mireles Flores 
Is economic policy making positive or normative?

Patricia Rich

 Evaluating Heuristics for Risky Choice

Erwin Dekker and Pavel Kuchar

The Epistemological Break in Economics

Huub Brouwer and Thomas Mulligan

Incorporating Responsibility into Justice: An Argument for Desert and Against Luck Egalitarianism

Virginia Ghiara

 

Toward a new classification of the current forms of process tracing

J.W. Stoelhorst and Alan Page Fiske

Homo socialis: A naturalistic alternative for the rational choice model

Uskali Mäki

 

Economics imperialism: Further expansions

 

 

Supplementary Session

Chair: Francis Cheneval

 

Thursday 11:00 - 12:30

Room M3 - 05: Zaal Praag

Fernando Morett

Is Everyone Self-Interested? Bernard Mandeville Versus David Hume

Francis Cheneval

Towards Property-Owning Democracy by Private Property of Personal Data

 

 

Thursday Afternoon Parallel Sessions 1

Autonomy and Capability

 

 

Chair: Adrien Lutz

Idealization and Inference

 

 

Chair: Orestis Papakyriakopoulos

Well Being (and Decision Theory)

 

 

Chair: Pawel Kawalec

Policy: Evidence and Values

 

 

Chair: Osman Caglar Dede

Thurs 13:30 - 15:00

Thurs 13:30 - 15:00

Thurs 13:30 - 15:00

Thurs 13:30 - 15:00

Room M1 - 08:

Zaal Leuven

Room M1 - 09:

Zaal Bergen

Room M3 - 03:

Zaal Aberdeen

Room M3 - 04:

Zaal Auckland

Fabrizio Ciatti

Kant and the self-ownership thesis: the reasons behind a difficult marriage

Mariusz Maziarz

The Unrealistic Realist Philosophy. The Ontology Of Econometrics Revisited

Hadrien Mamou

Reindividuation of alternatives and relevant descriptions.

Mehmet Taylan Cüyaz and Ali Berk İdil

Scientific Value of Value Judgments: Criticisms to Sen’s Argumentation for Scientific Normative Economics

Andrew Sims and Thomas Mueller

 

Nudge versus Boost: A Distinction without a Difference

Peter Galbacs

 

Instrumentalism and Realism in Contemporary Macroeconomics - The Assumptions Issue, Again

Bastian Steuwer

 

Utility in Rational and Moral Choice

Henrik Roeland Visser

 

Non-Epistemic Values and Policy Relevance in Macroeconomics

Adrien Lutz and Antoinette Baujard

Saint-Simonian ability: Is there a link with capability?

Orestis Papakyriakopoulos

 

Some epistemological issues in the verification of economic models

Pawel Kawalec

 

Scientific knowledge creation and wellbeing

 

 

 

 

Osman Caglar Dede

 

Justification of Behavioral Public Policies as Evidence-Based Policies: The Case of Incentivized Smoking Cessation Programs

Thursday Afternoon Parallel Sessions 2

Well Being (Capitalism and Inequality)

 

Chair: Licia Bobzien

Measurement and Triangulation

 

 

Chair: N. Emrah Aydinonat

Why Rational Choice Theory?

 

 

Chair: Olivier Cailloux

Applying Economics

 

 

Chair: Irene van Staveren

Thurs 15:30 - 17:00

Thurs 15:30 - 17:00

Thurs 15:30 - 17:00

Thurs 15:30 - 17:00

Room M1 - 08:

Zaal Leuven

Room M1 - 09:

Zaal Bergen

Room M3 - 03:

Zaal Aberdeen

Room M3 - 04:

Zaal Auckland

Alan Thomas, Alfred Archer and Bart Engelen

 

Inequality and the Logic of Positionality

Marcel Boumans

 

Visualising Ignorance

Kate Vredenburgh

 

The Explanatory Problem for Classical Rational Choice Theory

Remco Heesen

 

The Incentive to Share in the Intermediate Results Game

Ziemowit Gowin

 

Ethically Based Capitalism: Ayn Rand's Account of Political Philosophy and Economics

Marco Capasso, Lorenzo Casini and Alessio Moneta.

Variable Definition And Causal Inference: The Role Of Independent Component Analysis

Philippe van Basshuysen and Philipp Wichardt

On the explanatory import of game theory

Pieter Ruys

 

Governance of Perspectives in a Relational Partnership Society

Licia Bobzien

 

Linking Inequality and Happiness: the Impact of Fairness Perceptions in Europe

N. Emrah Aydinonat

 

Diversity of models as a means to truer explanations in economics

Olivier Cailloux and Yves Meinard

A formal framework for deliberated judgment

Irene van Staveren

 

Has Populism Reached Economics?

 

Friday, March 24: The Examined Economy

 

09:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:30 Plenary session: Anna Alexandrova
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee/tea break
11:00 - 12:30 Morning Parallel Sessions
12:15 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Afternoon Parallel Sessions
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee/tea break
15:30 - 17:00 EIPE 20th anniversary celebration session

Friday Morning Parallel Sessions

Well Being (Nihilism and Relativism)

 

Chair: Greg Bognar

Causal Inference in Econometrics

 

 

Chair: Jennifer Jhun

Rational Choice and its Evolution

 

 

Chair: Zoi Terzopoulou

The Role of Philosophers in Economics

 

Chair: Melissa Vergara Fernández

Friday 11:00 - 12:30

Friday 11:00 - 12:30

Friday 11:00 - 12:30

Friday 11:00 - 12:30

Room M1 - 08:

Zaal Leuven

Room M1 - 09:

Zaal Bergen

Room M3 - 03:

Zaal Aberdeen

Room M3 - 04:

Zaal Auckland

Tyler Desroches

 

Nobody Needs a Theory of Human Well-Being

Aki Lehtinen

 

Robustness arguments in meta-regression

Bengt Autzen

 

The Evolutionary Explanation of What? A Closer Look at Adaptationist Explanations of Risk Preferences

Mariusz Maziarz and Bartosz Scheuer

 

How Scientific Realism Changed History

Mats Ingelström

 

Well-Being And Context-Dependence

Julian Reiss

 

In Defence of Statistical Minimalism

Vaios Koliofotis

 

Behavioral Experiments and the Evolutionary Explanation of Prosocial Behavior

Paul Hoyningen-Huene and Nicolas Wüthrich

Why is General Philosophy of Science As Yet Irrelevant for Economics and What Can be Done against This?

Greg Bognar

 

A New Argument Against Moral Relativism

Jennifer Jhun

 

New People, Same Fights: Wold and the Cowles Commission

Paolo Galeazzi and Zoi Terzopoulou

Relief in Games

Melissa Vergara Fernández

 

What are philosophical theories of models good for?

Friday Afternoon Parallel Sessions

Fair Policies: Concrete Cases

 

 

Chair: Darren Corpe

How Do Economic Models Explain?

 

 

Chair: Philippe Verreault-Julien

The Mechanisms of Decision Making

 

Chair: James Grayot

Well Being (The History of Welfare Economics)

 

Chair: Marianne Johnson

Friday 13:30 - 15:00

Friday 13:30 - 15:00

Friday 13:30 - 15:00

Friday 13:30 - 15:00

Room M1 - 08:

Zaal Leuven

Room M1 - 09:

Zaal Bergen

Room M3 - 03:

Zaal Aberdeen

Room M3 - 04:

Zaal Auckland

Louis Larue

 

Justice and the Limits of Money

Ahmet Dinçer Çevik

 

Interventions in Economy: When Causes make difference

Thomas Mueller

 

Fuzzy cardinality : a case study on how neuroscience can inform economics, and how economics can inform neuroscience

Jean-Sébastien Gharbi and Yves Meinard

Welfarism and Welfare Economics

Eugen Pissarskoi

 

Integrated Assessment Models: How to Use Them Appropriately

Lukasz Hardt

 

To what extent economic explanations are distinctively mathematical?

Joachim Güntzel

 

The Relevance of `Free Will´ for Economic Theory: Uncertainty, Intentionality and Economic Behavior

André van Hoorn and Esther-Mirjam Sent

 

A Tale of Two Paradoxes in the Economics of Happiness and Income

Darren Corpe

 

The War On Drugs as a Cause of Global Democratic Inequality

Philippe Verreault-Julien

 

How possibly could how-possibly explanations explain?

James Grayot

 

Cognitivism in behavioral decision research: A case for re-evaluating the dual-systems approach

Marianne Johnson

 

Wicksell and Pareto on Distribution, Efficiency, and Well Being

 

The book of abstracts can be downloaded here.