2011 ASSA Meetings: Ethics and economics sessions
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2011 ASSA Meetings: Economics and religion sessions

Mark D. White

Going through the preliminary program for the upcoming Allied Social Science Association meetings in Denver in early January, I decided to highlight sessions that I found interesting for one reason or another. (See this previous post for sessions that focus on economics and ethics.)

Below the fold are several sessions that touch on economics and religion (as before, I've omitted the names of chairs and discussants, which can found on the program):

Friday, January 07, 2011, 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Colorado
Association of Christian Economists
What Do Economists and Theologians Have to Say to Each Other? Present Situation and Future Prospects (Panel Discussion)
Andrew Yuengert (Pepperdine University), Michael Pollitt (University of Cambridge), Paul Oslington (Australian Catholic University), and Craig Blomberg (Denver Seminary)

Saturday, January 08, 2011, 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Granite B
Economic History Association
Ideology and Growth
"Bourgeois Dignity," Deirdre McCloskey (University of Illinois-Chicago)
"Religious Orders and Growth through Cultural Change in Pre-Industrial England," Thomas Barnebeck Andersen, Jeanet Bentzen, Carl Johan Dalgaard, and Paul Sharp (all from University of Copenhagen)
"Printing and Protestants: Reforming the Economics of the Reformation," Jared Rubin (California State University-Fullerton)

Saturday, January 08, 2011, 12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Agate B
Association for the Study of Grants Economy
Economic Justice and the Encyclical "Caritas in Veritate" (Panel Discussion)
Albino Barrera (Providence College), Charles Clark (St. John's University), Patrick Welch (St. Louis University), Kishor Thanawala (Villanova University), Edward J. O'Boyle (Mayo Research Institute), and Wolfgang Grassl (St. Norbert College)

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