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Homepage:http://www.princeton.edu/~tleonard
Postal address:Dept. of Economics Fisher Hall Princeton University Princeton, NJ 08544
Workplace:Department of Economics, Princeton University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2009

  1. Can A Rational Choice Framework Make Sense of Anorexia Nervosa?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2005

  1. Modeling Alternative Motives for Dieting
    HEW, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Eastern Economic Journal (2006)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. Progressive Era Origins of the Regulatory State and the Economist as Expert
    History of Political Economy, 2015, 47, (5), 49-76 Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Religion and Evolution in Progressive Era Political Economy: Adversaries or Allies?
    History of Political Economy, 2011, 43, (3), 429-469 Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. American Economic Reform in the Progressive Era: Its Foundational Beliefs and Their Relation to Eugenics
    History of Political Economy, 2009, 41, (1), 109-141 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Origins of the myth of social Darwinism: The ambiguous legacy of Richard Hofstadter's Social Darwinism in American Thought
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2009, 71, (1), 37-51 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Redeemed by History
    History of Economic Ideas, 2009, 17, (1), 189-195 Downloads

2008

  1. REVIEW ESSAY: INCREASING HAPPINESS BY THINNING THE HERD
    Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2008, 30, (1), 117-126 Downloads
  2. Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein, Nudge: Improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2008, 19, (4), 356-360 Downloads View citations (23)
  3. Robert H. Frank, Falling behind: how rising inequality harms the middle class
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2008, 19, (2), 158-164 Downloads

2006

  1. Modeling Alternative Motives for Dieting
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2006, 32, (1), 115-131 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Review
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2006, 17, (1), 63-66 Downloads

2005

  1. Book Review: S TEVEN D. L EVITT and S TEPHEN J. D UBNER (2005) Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything. New York: WilliamMorrow. 242 pp., $25.95
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2005, 16, (3), 313-317 Downloads
  2. Mistaking Eugenics for Social Darwinism: Why Eugenics Is Missing from the History of American Economics
    History of Political Economy, 2005, 37, (5), 200-233 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Regulating Women's Work
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 2005, 64, (3), 757-791 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Retrospectives: Eugenics and Economics in the Progressive Era
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2005, 19, (4), 207-224 Downloads View citations (5)

2004

  1. Making Betty Crocker Assume the Position
    Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2004, 26, (1), 115-122 Downloads
  2. The Price is Wrong: Causes and Consequences of Ethical Restraint of Trade
    Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, 2004, 14, (2), 1-20 Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. Reviews
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2003, 14, (1), 71-74 Downloads
  2. “A Certain Rude Honesty”: John Bates Clark as a Pioneering Neoclassical Economist
    History of Political Economy, 2003, 35, (3), 521-558 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. “More Merciful and Not Less Effective”: Eugenics and American Economics in the Progressive Era
    History of Political Economy, 2003, 35, (4), 687-712 Downloads View citations (7)

2001

  1. Are rival theories of smoking underdetermined?
    Journal of Economic Methodology, 2001, 8, (2), 229-251 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Armando C. Ochangco, Rationality in Economic Thought: Methodological Ideas on the History of Political Economy (Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar, 1999) pp. xv, 332, $100.00. ISBN 1 85898 955 8
    Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2001, 23, (1), 115-118 Downloads
  3. Reflection on rules in science: an invisible-hand perspective
    Journal of Economic Methodology, 2001, 9, (2), 141-168 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Reviews
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2001, 12, (1), 81-84 Downloads

2000

  1. New on Paternalism and Public Policy
    Economics and Philosophy, 2000, 16, (2), 323-331 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Steven G. Medema (Ed.): Coasean Economics: Lawn and Economics and the New Institutional Economics
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2000, 11, (3), 285-288 Downloads
  3. The Very Idea of Applying Economics: The Modern Minimum-Wage Controversy and Its Antecedents
    History of Political Economy, 2000, 32, (5), 117-144 Downloads View citations (16)

1999

  1. An economic theory of cigarette addiction
    Journal of Health Economics, 1999, 18, (1), 1-29 Downloads View citations (91)

1993

  1. Academic Rhetoric in the Policy Arena: The Case of Capital Gains Taxation
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1993, 19, (4), 459-479 Downloads View citations (5)

Books

2016

  1. Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era
    Economics Books, Princeton University Press View citations (5)

Chapters

2016

  1. Redeeming American Economic Life
    A chapter in Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era, 2016 Downloads
 
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