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Smith and Marx Walk into a Bar: A History of Economics Podcast

Aug 15, 2019

In Episode Twenty Three, Professor Richard van den Berg of Kingston University London joins Carlos, Scott, and Gerardo to talk about the life and times, and economic ideas of Richard Cantillon, the early 18th-century Irish-French economist, banker, and financial rapscallion. 

Smith and Marx Walk into a Bar: A History of...


Jul 15, 2019

In this episode, recorded at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the History of Economics Society, co-hosts Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak, Gerardo Serra, and Scott Scheall are joined by five historians of economics still in the early stages of their careers to discuss several of the issues confronting young scholars in the field. The...


Jul 1, 2019

In this episode, a recording of a discussion held at Arizona State University as part of the Center for the Study of Economic Liberty's Perspectives on Economic Liberty series, historians of economic thought Sandra Peart of the University of Richmond and Joseph Persky of the University of Illinois-Chicago discuss...


Jun 15, 2019

Co-hosts Scott Scheall, Gerardo Serra, and Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak discuss a few recent additions to the literature in the history of economic thought. Topics include the intellectual relationship between David Hume and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, the visit of a delegation of radical American economists to Mao's...


May 15, 2019

Co-host Gerardo Serra reports from the University of Ibadan (Nigeria) to discuss new initiatives and research in the history of African economic thought. Guests include Jerome Lange (Associate researcher, University of Paris 1) and Richard Itaman (Lecturer in comparative political economy of late development, King's...