Talks

I cannot help feeling, Phaedrus, that writing is unfortunately like painting; for the creations of the painter have the attitude of life, and yet if you ask them a question they preserve a solemn silence.” Socrates

2014

The limits of trust in interdisciplinary science. PSA Biennial Meeting 2014. (Chicago) November 2014.

Interdisciplinarity in the planning office: the case of the Monetary Policy Committee. WINIR (London) September 2014.

The limits of trust in interdisciplinary science. BSPS Annual Meeting 2014. (Cambridge) July 2014.

The Selection of Interdisciplinary Expertise at the Boundaries of Trust. NNPS 2014. (Lund) March 2014.

Transparency and Accountability in Monetary Policy Committees: Walking the Fine Line. Helsinki Seminar for Governance and Institutions. (Helsinki) March 2014.

2013

The Selection of Interdisciplinary Expertise at the Boundaries of Trust. IX Annual Estonian Philosophy Conference. (Tallinn) December 2013.

Diversity and Independence in Science: From Formal Arguments to Concrete Case Studies. EPSA 2013. (Helsinki) August 2013.

Applying Formal Social Epistemology to the Real World. Epistemology for the Rest of the World. (Tokyo) August 2013.

Collective and Individual Rationality: A Puzzle About Disagreement. Dpt. of Philosophy Seminar Series. (Kyoto) August 2013.

Two Kinds of Overconfidence in Scientific Judgment. BSPS 2013. (Exeter) July 2013.

Expertise and Institutional Design in Economics. INEM 2013. (Rotterdam) June 2013.

Modeling Expertise in Economics. Models and Decisions. (Munich) April 2013.

Subjective Measurement in Economics, but not Arbitrary. Dimensions of Measurement. (Bielefeld) March 2013.

How biased do you think you are? Experiments on two kinds of overconfidence. POS Seminar @ TINT. (Helsinki) February 2013.

Expertise and Institutional Design in Economics. AEA/ASSA Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA) January 2013.

2012

Modeling Experts — The Use of Expertise in the Social Sciences. BSPS annual conference. (Stirling) July 2012.

Resolving epistemic disagreement (or trying to…). European Epistemology Network Meeting. (Bologna) June 2012.

The Monetary Policy Committee: a case study for the novice/two-experts problem. GPSSA – Between Scientists & Citizens – Assessing Expertise In Policy Controversies. (Iowa State University) June 2012.

The Progress of Economic Sciences: The Case Study of the Monetary Policy Committee. The Progress of Science. (Tilburg) April 2012.

2011

Modeling Experts – The Use of Collective Expertise in Economics. The Collective Dimension of Science. (Nancy) December 2011.

The Impossibility of Resolving Disagreement with Bayesian or Linear Updating. ECAP 7 – European Congress of Analytical Philosophy. (Milan) September 2011

Modeling Experts – The Role of Experts in the Methodology of Economics. IX Conference of the International Network for Economic Methodology. (Helsinki) September 2011

Modeling Experts – The Role of Experts in the Methodology of Economics2011 Conference on the Philosophy of the Social Sciences. (Copenhagen) August 2011

Modeling Expertise in Economics14th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science. (Nancy) July 2011

The Future of Scientific Philosophy – Learning from “Scientific Economics”. Crossing Borders, 9th Congress of the Austrian Society for Philosophy. (Vienna) June 2011

The Impossibility of Resolving Disagreement with Bayesian or Linear Updating. European Epistemology Network Meeting. (Lund) March 2011

Outline of a normative theory of consensus formation in economics. Research Colloquium – Institut für Philosophie – Universität Bayreuth. (Bayreuth) February 2011

2010

A Puzzle about Belief UpdatingSILFS 2010 – International Congress of the Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science. (Bergamo) December 2010

Using Expert Judgment for the Formation of Economic Consensus. (Invited talk) International Workshop on Recent Contributions to the Philosophy of Social Sciences – UNED. (Madrid) December 2010

The Role of Experts in the Methodology of Economics1st Dutch-Flemish Graduate Conference on Philosophy of Science and Technology. (Ghent) November 2010

Some Lessons from Social Epistemology for the Methodology of EconomicsPhilsoc Seminar Series. Australian National University. (Canberra) September 2010

Expert Judgment as a Methodological Problem in EconomicsResearch Seminar Series – History and Philosophy of Science – University of Sydney. (Sydney) August 2010

Why the Conciliatory Position is an Inadequate View on DisagreementCurrent projects seminar – Department of Philosophy – University of Sydney. (Sydney) August 2010

The Role of Experts in the Methodology of Economics2010 AAHPSSS Conference (Sydney) July 2010

A Puzzle about Belief Updating2010 AAP Convention (Sydney) July 2010. Abstract

Modeling in Economics: Some Epistemological Considerations, workshop “Modelling in the Social and Behavioural Sciences I” (Paris)  May, 2010

Experts and the Methodology of EconomicsVijfde Vlaams-Nederlands Congres voor Algemene en Speciale Wetenschapsfilosofie – Philosophy of Science in a Forest (Leusden – NL) May, 2010

A Puzzle about Belief UpdatingTiLPS EPS research seminar (Tilburg) April, 2010

The Role of Experts in the Epistemology of Economics. Symposium “The Economist as Expert” with Maria Jimenez-Buedo, Julian Reiss, and David Teira. ESHET 2010 (Amsterdam) March, 2010.

2009

The Role of Experts in the Epistemology of Economics. PPE and Philosophy Seminar at the University of Pennsylvania PPE Program (Philadelphia) December, 2009

Symposium: Formal Social Epistemology (organized together with Jason McKenzie Alexander, Igor Douven and Rainer Hegselmann). European Philosophy of Science Association (Amsterdam) October 2009. Symposium Description

From Theory to Practice, The Benefits of Collective Deliberation in Economics. GAP7 – Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie – Section: Normative Ethics, Metaethics, Philosophy of Action and Decision-Making (Bremen) September 2009. Abstract

Network Structures and Decision-Making for Public Policy. Evidence Science and Public Policy (Sydney Center for the Foundations of Science – Sydney) March 2009

Judgement Aggregation in Networked Groups. Coalition Theory Network Workshop 2009 – Matching, Coalitions, Networks and Behavior (Maastricht ) January 2009

Semantic Analysis of Judgement Aggregation Models. VAF 2009 (Vereniging voor Analytische Filosofie) (Tilburg University) January 2009

2008

Discussant of Pau Balart’s Equality of opportunity and welfare in a model of job allocation. Ph.D. seminar series, Department of Economics and Business Administration (Tilburg University ) November 2008

Self-Judgment in the the Lehrer-Wagner Model. Bochum-Lausanne-Tilburg Graduate School: Philosophy of Language, Mind and Science. (Tilburg University) November 2008

Consensus, Deliberation and Bayesian Modeling. Formal Modeling in Social Epistemology (Tlburg University ) October 2008

Judgement Aggregation in Networked Groups. Workshop on Simulations in Social Epistemology. (University of Leuven ) October 2008

Self-Judgment in the Lehrer-Wagner Model. Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Analytical Philosophy, SIFA2008 (University of Bergamo) September 2008