International Workshop:

"Marshall and Marshallians on Industrial Economics"

March 15-16th, 2008
Mercury Tower, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo

March 15 (Saturday)

10:00-12:30 Chair: Cristina Marcuzzo (Rome Univ.)

Simon Cook (Tel-Aviv Univ.) "Some Historical Background to Marshallfs Economic Thought"

Tamotsu Nishizawa (Hitotsubashi Univ.) "Industry and Trade Reconsidered -Marshall on Britainfs Industrial Leadership-"

Roger Backhouse  (Univ. of Birmingham) "Analysing What Cannot be Modelled: A Defence of Marshallian Equilibrium Analysis"

Comment: Tiziano Raffaelli, Marco Dardi

12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-16:30

Chair: Marco Dardi

Marco Bellandi (Firenze Univ.) "Industrial Districts and Waves of Industrialization: A Rich and Contested Terrain"
Katia Caldari (Padua Univ.) "At the Origin of the Industrial District: Alfred Marshall and the Cambridge School"

Comment: Shigeru Matsushima (Hosei Univ.), Atsushi Komine (Ryukoku Univ.)

16:30-17:00 Coffee
17:00-19:30

Chair: Fred Lee

Tiziano Raffaelli (Pisa Univ.) "Industry and Trade on Business Size"
Kenji Fujii (Aoyamagakuin Univ.) "Fairness in Marshall: Fair Wage and Capability-Development"
Richard Langlois (Connecticut Univ.) "Marshall and Present-day Industrial Economics"

Comment: Nobuhiro Ito (Rikkyo Univ.), Richard Arena, Tadashi Nishibe (Hokkaido Univ.)

March 16 (Sunday)

10:00-12:00

Chair: Roger Backhouse

Carlo Cristiano "Following Marshall in Different Directions. Layton and MacGregor on the Relations of Capital and Labour, ca. 1911-1914"
Masashi Kondo (Osaka Pref. Univ.) "Alfred Marshall and Walter T. Layton on the Cambridge School"

Comment: Fred Lee, Katia Caldari

12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-16:00

Chair: Richard Langlois

Hiroyuki Shimodaira (Yamagata Univ.) "Dennis Robertson on Industrial Society: The Control of Industry reexamined"

Marco Dardi (Firenze Univ.) "Marshall, Welfare and Industrial Progress, or: the ‘utilitarian’ Meets the ‘evolver’"
Annalisa Rosselli (Rome Univ.) "Sraffa and the Marshallian Tradition" 
"Was Sraffa Against Marshall?"

Comment: Cristina Marcuzzo, Satoko Nakano (Meiji Gakuin Univ.), Takashi Yagi (Gunma Univ.), Yoshihiko Hakamata (Chuo Univ.)

16:00-16:15 Coffee
16:15-18:45

Chair: Annalisa Rosselli

Fred Lee (Missouri Univ.) "David H. MacGregor and the Marshallian Tradition at Oxford, 1920-1945"

Lise Arena (Oxford Univ.) "The Marshallian Tradition of Industrial Economics in Oxford: 1940s-1970s"  <Abstract>

Richard Arena (Nice Univ.) "Marshall and Richardson on Markets"

Comment: Carlo Cristiano, Masazumi Wakatabe (Waseda Univ.), Roger Backhouse

18:45-20:00 Dinner Party