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Philosophy and Economics workshop

Hear from a range of fantastic speakers as they discuss morality, preferences, politics, reciprocity and epistemology in the realm of economic philosophy.

  • 21 Jun 2024, 8.30am to 21 Jun 2024, 6.00pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • Room 2.2, 3 East, University of Bath
  • This event is free

This workshop, hosted by the University of Bath's Department of Economics, will explore philosophy and economics. A number of guest speakers from leading global educational institutions will discuss topics spanning this fascinating intersection.

Please note: lunch is included.


Time Session Host/presenter
8.30am – 8.50am Welcome with refreshments -
8.50am - 9am Introduction Professor Ajit Mishra, Head of the Department of Economics
9am – 10am Homo Moralis goes to the voting booth: a new theory of voter turnout Professor Ingela Alger, Toulouse School of Economics
10am 11am Communicating Ethics Professor Jaideep Roy, University of Bath
11am – 12pm Spurious Unanimity Revisited Professor Jean Baccelli, Oxford University
12.10pm – 1.30pm Lunch -
1.30pm – 2.30pm Meta-predictions as a solution to the shared information problem Dr Janina Hoffmann, University of Bath
2.30pm – 3.30pm Strategic Reciprocity in Large Scale Contests Dr Jorg Franke, University of Bath
3.30pm – 4.30pm Universal recursive preference structures Professor Marcus Pivato, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
4:30am – 5pm Break with refreshments -
5pm - 6pm Keynote Lecture: The Knowledge Curse Professor Kaushik Basu, Cornell University
6pm onwards Post-event drinks -

Attend this workshop

Book your place This event is free, but you must book your place to attend.


This is an in-person event on our University of Bath campus.

Room 2.2 3 East University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

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