Annual Conference 2018

The 50th annual conference will take place at Balliol College, Oxford, from 29 until 31 August 2018.

Submissions of abstracts of papers in all areas of the history of economic thought, to James Forder (, are invited. Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis after 18 April 2018.

The conference is financially supported by a grant from the Oxford Economic Papers Association. That grant may inter alia provide support for students presenting original work at the conference. Those wishing to apply for such support should submit full papers and arrange for a letter of recommendation from a suitably qualified person to arrive strictly by 18 April 2018.


The editors of Oxford Economic Papers will consider papers from the conference for a special issue of the journal for which Roger Backhouse will be guest editor. Submissions to that issue will be subject to the normal refereeing process of the journal and acceptance of papers will be by the Editorial Board.

Limited accommodation will be available in the college ( and will be available for booking shortly after 18 April.