New Institutional Economics and Economic History Conference

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Department of Economics is sponsoring a one day conference on New Institutional Economics and Economic History.

Friday, September 25, 2015 

Valhalla, Cartwright Center | University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

The purpose of the conference is to discuss the role of the new institutional economics in the study of economic history.


The intended audience for this conference includes faculty and advanced undergraduate economics majors from UWL and area institutions.

The objectives of the conference are to provide students with an overview of new institutional economics and how it contributes to our understanding of economic growth and development and the important role it plays as a field in economics, and to provide faculty with exposure to the current research issues that they may find useful in their own research and teaching.


Keynote speaker: 

LEE J. ALSTON, Indiana University, Bloomington

Featured speakers:

F. ANDREW HANSSEN, Clemson University

PHILLIP E. KEEFER, Inter American Development Bank

GARY D. LIBECAP, University of California, Santa Barbara 

JOHN V. C. NYE, George Mason University

JOHN JOSEPH WALLIS, University of Maryland

Who should attend:

Economics faculty and students

Sponsored by UW-La Crosse Department of Economics

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Michael Haupert
Executive Director
Cliometric Society
Professor of Economics, UWL

Nabamita Dutta
Associate Professor
Department of Economics
College of Business Administration, UWL