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

Oct 15, 2019

Gerardo, Scott, and Carlos talk with Robert Leonard, former President of the History of Economics Society and Professor of Economics at Université du Québec à Montréal. The discussion ranges from the history of game theory to the "Buddhist economics" of E. F. Schumacher, Professor Leonard's latest research subject,...


Sep 15, 2019

In this episode, co-hosts Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak, Gerardo Serra, and Scott Scheall are joined by Alain Marciano and Jean-Baptiste Fleury, co-winners of this year's Craufurd Goodwin Prize for Best Article in the History of Economics for their article "The Making of a Constitutionalist: James Buchanan on Education." In...


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...