A PhD course with Professor Deirdre McCloskey

On September 5-9 Jönköping International Business School will be hosting Professor Deirdre McCloskey for a one week Ph.D. course.

The course is titled “How the World Became Quite Rich: Approaches from History, Economics, and Humanomics”.

All PhD students admitted to a doctoral programmes in economics, business administration, history, geography, political science, or economic history are encouraged to apply.

Professor McCloskey is a Harvard Scholar who has made major contributions several research areas. such as the economic history of Britain, the rhetoric of economics, feminist economics, and the use and misuse of significance testing in economics, to name but a few. This has made her a frequently sought after lecturer and keynote speaker at conferences in economics and history. McCloskey is also the author of 17 books and 400 academic pieces which traverse topics such as technical economics, statistical theory, and transgender advocacy. Her main interests of research concern the origins of the modern world, the misuse of statistical significance in economics and other sciences, and the study of capitalism.

For more information please contact Özge Öner (ozge.oner@ju.se).