New Economics and Its History

Title

New Economics and Its History

Files

ISBN

0822320371

Publication Date

1998

Publisher

Durham

City

Duke University Press

Disciplines

Economics

Comments

Table of Contents

Machine dreams: economic agents as cyborgs / Philip Mirowski --

Engineering dynamic economics / Esther-Mirjam Sent --

Lucas and artificial worlds / Marcel Boumans --

A historical perspective on the common methodological heritage of contemporary law, economics, and organizational theory / S. Todd Lowry --

The trial of Homo economicus: what law and economics tells us about the development of economic imperialism / Steven G. Medema --

Putting a different spin on QALYs: beyond a sociological critique / Joshua Cohen --

A history of an intellectual arbitrage: the evolution of financial economics / Paul Harrison --

Methodological stance and consumption theory: a lesson in feminist methodology / Mary L. Hirschfeld --

Persuading by the numbers: the balance sheet in Late-Victorian financial journalism / Timothy L. Alborn –

"What is truth" in capital theory? Five stories relevant to the evaluation of Frank H. Knight's contributions to the capital controversy / Ross B. Emmett --

Economists' responses to anomalies: full-cost pricing versus preference reversals / Daniel M. Hausman and Philippe Mongin --

Responses to arbitrariness in contemporary economics / S. Abu Turab Rizvi --

New economics and its history: A Pickeringian view / John B. Davis --