Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Current Position

Duke University (2021-2022) – Visiting Scholar / Archivist
Center for the History of Political Economy and Rubenstein Library.

Education

Université Lumière Lyon 2 (2019-2022) – PhD, Economics
Defended May 23, 2022.
Dissertation: “Macroeconomics and the rise of mathematical thinking: solutions and conflicts in early economic models (1930s-1950s).”
Université Lumière Lyon 2 (2018-2019) – Master’s degree
Major: Theories and history of economics in society.
Master’s thesis: “Birth and Diffusion of Stability Analysis.”
École Normale Supérieure (ENS) of Lyon (2017-2018) – Master’s degree
Major: History of political thought. ENS is a highly selective, top tier higher education institution.
Master’s thesis: “Jacques Rueff: Birth of a Neoliberalism.”
Institut d’Études Politiques (IEP) of Lyon (2014-2018) – Diplôme (equivalent Bachelor + Master)
IEP is a liberal arts school delivering its own “diplôme” in five years, equivalent to a Master’s degree, with a competitive, national examination entry, in the top tier of French higher education.
Master’s thesis: “Ecuador. Revolution from Political Agenda to Institutionalization: What Possibilities of Political Change?”

Publications

Peer-reviewed Articles:

  • Assous, Michaël, and Vincent Carret. 2023 “Moving Dynamics Beyond Business Cycles: Jan Tinbergen’s First Macrodynamic Model (1934-1936)” The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought. Accepted.

  • Carret, Vincent. 2022 “Rupture and continuity in the original divide between microdynamics and macrodynamics” The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought. Accepted.

  • Assous, Michaël, and Vincent Carret. 2022 “The importance of multiple equilibria for economic policy in Jan Tinbergen’s early works” The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought forthcoming. link

  • Carret, Vincent. “Fluctuations and growth in Ragnar Frisch’s rocking horse model.” Journal of the History of Economic Thought (forthcoming). Preprint at SocArXiv, link

  • Assous, Michaël, Olivier Bruno, Vincent Carret, and Muriel Dal-Pont Legrand. 2021. “Expectations and full employment. Hansen, Samuelson and Lange.” Revue d’économie politique Vol. 132 (3):511–30. link

  • Assous, Michaël, and Vincent Carret. “(In)Stability at the Cowles Commission (1939–1948).” The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 27 (4): 582–605. link.

Book

Other Publications

  • Carret, Vincent. 2022 “A Comment on Ginoux and Jovanovic, ‘The Rocking Horse Model Does Rock.’” History of Economic Ideas. Forthcoming.

  • Carret, Vincent. “Review of ‘Jan Tinbergen (1903-1994) and the Rise of Economic Expertise’ by Erwin Dekker” Journal of the History of Economic Thought. Forthcoming.

  • Carret, Vincent, and Michaël Assous. “Econometrics at Harvard.” Chapter to be published in the Palgrave Companion to Harvard Economics, ed. by R. Cord. October 30, 2021.

Working Papers

Conference and Seminar Presentations

  • 2022

    • HES Annual Conference
      “Why was Leontief so grumpy?”
    • IHS Graduate Conference
      “Debt diplomacy in the 1920s: the case of the French and Hellenic war debts”
    • HOPE Center Lunch Seminar, Duke University
      “Why was Leontief so grumpy?”
  • 2021

    • H2M Seminar, Paris I University
      “Rupture and continuity in the original divide between micro-dynamics and macro-dynamics”
    • Young Scholar Seminar at the ESHET Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria
      “Rupture and continuity in the original divide between micro-dynamics and macro-dynamics”
    • STOREP Conference
      “Rupture and continuity in the original divide between micro-dynamics and macro-dynamics”
    • HOPE Center Lunch Seminar, Duke University
      “Econometrics at Harvard”
    • Common seminar GREDEG - TRIANGLE
      “The hidden side of Jan Tinbergen’s approach to economic policy (1934-1944)”
    • HOPE Center Workshop Seminar, Duke University
      “The hidden side of Jan Tinbergen’s approach to economic policy (1934-1944)”
    • Workshop of the Doctoral School of Economics in Lyon
      “Fluctuations and growth in Ragnar Frisch’s rocking horse model”
    • Workshop of the economics group at Triangle
      “Fluctuations and growth in Ragnar Frisch’s rocking horse model”
  • 2020

    • Workshop of PhD students in economics at Triangle
      “Reading macrodynamic models with new tools”
  • 2019

    • Organization of a seminar on the Cowles Commission at the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme in Lyon, France, December 2

    • Macroeconomics: Dynamic Histories - When Statics is no Longer Enough, Workshop held in Colmar, France

Teaching

  • Monetary Macroeconomics, undergraduates
  • Interactive models used in class are available here

Grants and Awards

  • Duke University (2021-2022): Two-semester grant extended to four semesters
  • University of Lyon (2019-2022): Three-year doctoral fellowship
  • Young Scholar Seminar Award (2021): Sofia Conference of the ESHET

Languages

English (fluent), French (native speaker)

Fields of Spcialization

  • History of economic and political thought
  • Macroeconomics and dynamic modeling

Computational Skills

Python, R, JavaScript, HTML/CSS. See https://github.com/vcarret.

Online Course Credentials