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Working Papers

2013

  1. Systemic Risk in the Financial Industry: “Mimetism” for the Best and for the Worst
    CIRANO Working Papers, CIRANO Downloads

2012

  1. Globalization, Institutions, and the Ethnic Divide: Recent Longitudinal Evidence
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  2. Moral Hazard and the Mounting of a Crisis: A U.S. Narrative
    CIRANO For discussion..., CIRANO Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. "Free Entry and Exit" from the Market: Simplifying or Substantive Assumption?
    Middlebury College Working Paper Series, Middlebury College, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Issues (2006)

2004

  1. The Social Cost of Labor
    Middlebury College Working Paper Series, Middlebury College, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Issues (2005)

2003

  1. How is Labor Distinct From Broccoli? Some Unique Characteristics of Labor and Their Importance for Economic Analysis and Policy
    Middlebury College Working Paper Series, Middlebury College, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)

1997

  1. The Overburdened Consumer: The Economics of Technological Change in the Service Sector
    Vassar College Department of Economics Working Paper Series, Vassar College Department of Economics View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2017, 43, (1), 185-187 Downloads

2016

  1. Systemic risk and financial regulations: A theoretical perspective
    Journal of Banking Regulation, 2016, 17, (3), 188-199 Downloads View citations (3)

2015

  1. Globalization and the Ethnic Divide: Recent Longitudinal Evidence
    Social Science Quarterly, 2015, 96, (5), 1475-1492 Downloads

2014

  1. The Rise of Money Manager Capitalism and Its Implications for Economic Theory and Policy
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2014, 48, (2), 559-566 Downloads

2013

  1. Aristotle, Adam Smith and Karl Marx: On Some Fundamental Issues in 21st Century Political Economy
    Review of Political Economy, 2013, 25, (4), 679-682 Downloads

2012

  1. Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life. ByNicholas Phillipson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. 368 pp. Illustrations, maps, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $32.50. ISBN: 978-0-300-16927-0
    Business History Review, 2012, 86, (3), 577-580 Downloads
  2. Kalecki's Principle of Increasing Risk and Keynesian Economics
    Review of Political Economy, 2012, 24, (1), 164-166 Downloads
  3. Neoliberalism and Ethnic Conflict
    Review of Radical Political Economics, 2012, 44, (3), 298-304 Downloads
  4. Taking Economics Seriously
    Review of Political Economy, 2012, 24, (2), 371-374 Downloads
  5. The Dodd-Frank Act: Financial Reform or Business as Usual?
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2012, 46, (2), 549-556 Downloads View citations (3)
  6. The Hesitant Hand: Taming Self-Interest in the History of Economic Thought. BySteven G. Medema. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2009. xiii + 199 pp. Figures, references, notes, index. Cloth, $35.00. ISBN: 978-0-691-12296-0
    Business History Review, 2012, 86, (1), 187-190 Downloads

2011

  1. After Adam Smith: A Century of Transformation in Politics and Political Economy. ByMurray Milgate and Shannon C. Stimson. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2009. x + 306 pp. Bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $35.00. ISBN: 978-0-691-14037-7
    Business History Review, 2011, 85, (4), 854-857 Downloads
  2. Capitalism, Freedom and Democracy Reprised; Or, Why Is the Liberalization of Capital Associated with the Increased Repression of Individuals?
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2011, 45, (2), 277-288 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Meltdown Iceland: Lessons on the World Financial Crisis from a Small Bankrupt Island
    Review of Political Economy, 2011, 23, (2), 327-330 Downloads
  4. The 2011 Veblen-Commons Award Recipients: Geoffrey Harcourt and Jan Kregel
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2011, 45, (2), 257-260 Downloads
  5. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
    Review of Political Economy, 2011, 23, (2), 330-332 Downloads

2007

  1. Professor Lester and the Neoclassicals: The ‘Marginalist Controversy’ and the Postwar Academic Debate Over Minimum Wage Legislation: 1945-1950
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2007, 41, (3), 809-825 Downloads View citations (5)

2006

  1. The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One: How Corporate Executives and Politicians Looted the S&L Industry
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2006, 40, (3), 832-834 Downloads
  2. The Consumer Trap: Big Business Marketing in American Life
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2006, 40, (4), 1162-1164 Downloads
  3. The New Ruthless Economy: Work and Power in the Digital Age
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2006, 40, (1), 235-237 Downloads
  4. “Free Entry and Exit” from the Market: Simplifying or Substantive Assumption?
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2006, 40, (2), 317-323 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Neoliberalism and Empire: How Are They Related?
    Review of Radical Political Economics, 2005, 37, (3), 281-287 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. R.E. Backhouse, The Ordinary Business of Life: A History of Economics from the Ancient World to the Twenty-first Century, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ (2002) 328+ix pp., $ 55.00
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2005, 57, (1), 133-135 Downloads
  3. The Social Cost of Labor
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2005, 39, (2), 439-445 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2004

  1. Shifting Risk: The Divorce of Risk from Reward in American Capitalism
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2004, 38, (2), 405-412 Downloads View citations (4)

2003

  1. Are economists amoral? Contemporary economic thought and the distinction between values and prices
    Forum for Social Economics, 2003, 32, (2), 13-22 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Forum for Social Economics, 2003, 32, (2), 13-22 (2003) Downloads
  2. Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet, and the Enlightenment. ByEmma Rothschild. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2001. x + 358 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $18.95. ISBN: cloth 0-674-00489-2; paper 0-674-00837-5
    Business History Review, 2003, 77, (1), 110-112 Downloads
  3. Philip Arestis and Malcolm Sawyer, eds., A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists, 2nd edition (Northampton, MA.: Edward Elgar, 2000), pp. xiv, 722, $225. ISBN 1-85898-560-9
    Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2003, 25, (3), 365-367 Downloads
  4. Technical Change, Competition, and the Poor
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2003, 37, (2), 479-485 Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. An Introduction to “Anarchism, Socialism and Social Reform†by John Bates Clark
    Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2002, 24, (4), 443-449 Downloads
  2. The Case of the Minimum Wage: Competing Policy Models
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2002, 36, (4), 1123-1125 Downloads
  3. The Political Economy of Hope and Fear: Capitalism and the Black Condition in America
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2002, 36, (3), 833-836 Downloads
  4. What Is Wrong with Wage Subsidies?
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2002, 36, (2), 357-364 Downloads

2001

  1. Adam Smith Across Nations: Translations and Receptions of The Wealth of Nations. Edited by Cheng-chung Lai. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp. xxxiii, 403. $99.99
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (3), 872-874 Downloads
  2. The Economic Contributions of Robert A. Mundell
    Review of Political Economy, 2001, 13, (1), 41-58 Downloads
  3. Work, Leisure, and the Labor Supply Curve: A Reply to David Spencer
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2001, 35, (4), 1001-1007 Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. John Bates Clark's Defense of Mandatory Arbitration and Minimum Wage Legislation
    Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2000, 22, (2), 251-263 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Reassessing the Labor Supply Curve
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2000, 34, (3), 679-692 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Some flaws in the doctrine of classical liberalism: Reviewing Charles Murray’sWhat it means to be a libertarian: A personal interpretation
    Forum for Social Economics, 2000, 30, (1), 17-29 Downloads
    Also in Forum for Social Economics, 2000, 30, (1), 17-29 (2000) Downloads
  4. What Is Wrong with Education Vouchers?
    Journal of Economic Issues, 2000, 34, (2), 509-515 Downloads View citations (1)

1999

  1. Developing the Principles of a Managed Trade System
    Journal of Economic Issues, 1999, 33, (2), 411-417 Downloads
  2. Retrospectives: American Economists in the Progressive Era on the Minimum Wage
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1999, 13, (2), 221-230 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Economics and Ethics of Minimum Wage Legislation
    Review of Social Economy, 1999, 57, (4), 466-487 Downloads View citations (5)

1998

  1. American Economists and Minimum Wage Legislation During the Progressive Era: 1912–1923
    Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 1998, 20, (2), 161-175 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Book Reviews
    Review of Social Economy, 1998, 56, (2), 234-236 Downloads
  3. Corporate Strategy and the American Standard of Living: reviewing David Gordon's Fat and Mean
    Review of Political Economy, 1998, 10, (1), 89-96 Downloads
  4. In Defense of a Tax on Foreign Exchange
    Journal of Economic Issues, 1998, 32, (2), 325-331 Downloads
  5. The Tobin Tax: Coping with Financial Volatility
    Journal of Economic Issues, 1998, 32, (3), 881-884 Downloads

1997

  1. John Kenneth Galbraith
    Journal of Economic Issues, 1997, 31, (4), 1063-1066 Downloads
  2. The Minimum Wage Revisited
    Journal of Economic Issues, 1997, 31, (1), 265-267 Downloads

1996

  1. Book reviews
    Forum for Social Economics, 1996, 25, (2), 45-57 Downloads
  2. In Defense of the Minimum Wage
    Journal of Economic Issues, 1996, 30, (2), 391-397 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. The Origins of the a Priori Method in Classical Political Economy: A Reinterpretation
    Journal of Economic Issues, 1996, 30, (4), 1105-1125 Downloads View citations (4)

1995

  1. Reassessing Comparative Advantage: The Impact of Capital Flows on the Argument for Laissez-Faire
    Journal of Economic Issues, 1995, 29, (2), 427-433 Downloads
  2. Tyranny of kindness: Dismantling the welfare system to end poverty in America Theresa Funiciello
    Forum for Social Economics, 1995, 25, (1), 71-75 Downloads

1993

  1. A Critique of Keynesian Economics. Edited by Walter Allan. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993. Pp. xvii, 224. $69.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1993, 53, (4), 972-973 Downloads
  2. Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919–1939
    Journal of Economic Issues, 1993, 27, (4), 1323-1326 Downloads

1992

  1. Economics and Merger Mania: A Critique of Efficient Markets Theory
    Journal of Economic Issues, 1992, 26, (2), 635-643 Downloads View citations (1)

1991

  1. The Ethics of Growth in Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations
    History of Political Economy, 1991, 23, (2), 337-351 Downloads View citations (2)

Books

2008

  1. How Markets Work
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads

Edited books

2007

  1. Thorstein Veblen and the Revival of Free Market Capitalism
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads

Chapters

2013

  1. Insights from Thorstein Veblen
    Chapter 3 in The Economic Crisis in Retrospect, 2013, pp 43-77 Downloads

2011

  1. After the Crash of 2008: Financial Reform in an Age of Plutocracy
    Chapter 9 in The Global Financial Crisis, 2011 Downloads
  2. The Financial Crash of 2008: An Illustrative Instance of the Separation of Risk from Reward in American Capitalism
    Palgrave Macmillan
  3. The Instability of Financial Markets: A Critique of Efficient Markets Theory
    Chapter 5 in Heterodox Analysis of Financial Crisis and Reform, 2011 Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Bankers Gone Wild: The Crash of 2008
    Chapter 11 in Macroeconomic Theory and its Failings, 2010 Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. Thorstein Veblen on the Origins and Meaning of Private Property
    Chapter 2 in Thorstein Veblen and the Revival of Free Market Capitalism, 2007 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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