European Society for the History of Economic Thought


"Economic thinking proceeds both by accumulation and elimination. Elimination is not always for the best. The global financial crisis is a vivid example. Many discarded theories turned out to be relevant. More knowledge of history of thought would have prepared us better" (Olivier Blanchard).


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26th ESHET Summer School. History of Economic Thought, Economic Philosophy and Economic History:

“New Perspectives in Economics, New Topics in History of Economics”

University of Barcelona – Faculty of Economics and Business, September 2 – 6, 2024




Tribute to Mauro Boianovsky by Hans-Michael Trautwein


Results of the elections for ESHET President and members of the Executive Committee

The elections and vote were held from 28 November 2023, 15:00 (CET), to 15 December 2023, 23:59 (CET), via the ESHET election platform. The system administrator has confirmed that the system worked properly and that the votes were recorded correctly without anyone voting twice.

The votes were tallied by the ESHET secretary, Sylvie Rivot, and the results certified by the ESHET treasurer, Sylvie Rivot, on 18 December 2023.

President of ESHET:

Richard Sturn is elected as ESHET President for the period 2024-2026.

Members of the Executive Committee:

Mario Cedrini, Maxime Desmaray-Tremblay, Jean-Sébastien Lenfant, Paolo Paesani and Estrella Trincado-Aznar are elected as members of the Executive Committee for the period 2024-2026.

(The current President and Executive Committee will remain in office until the next ESHET Conference, 9-11 May 2024, in Graz.)



ESHET Awards 2024 - Call for Nominations

The ESHET Council is inviting nominations for the Awards that will be announced at the next annual Conference in Graz, Austria, 9-11 May 2024   →     click here






The ESHET executive committee condemns the violence and bloodshed committed by the Russian army in Ukraine.

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