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

Jul 15, 2020

In this episode, our intrepid hosts interview Keith Tribe, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Tartu, about his work on a range of topics in economic history and the history of economic thought, including the subjects of his books Land, Labour, and Economic Discourse (1978), Strategies of Economic Order: German...


Jun 15, 2020

Scott, Gerardo and Carlos review three recent additions to the literature in the history of economic thought and economic methodology: Gerardo discusses a paper on the role of the “economic priest” in the cooperative movement in Ireland in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries; Scott reviews a paper...


May 15, 2020

Carlos, Scott, and Gerardo are joined by Ivan Moscati, Professor of Economics at Insubria University in Italy, to discuss his book, Measuring Utility: From the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics (2018, Oxford University Press). 

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Apr 15, 2020

In this episode, Gerardo, Carlos, and Scott interview Ivan Boldyrev, Assistant Professor of History and Philosophy of Economics at Radboud University. Topics include Ivan's work on economics and performativity, the history of economics in Soviet and post-Soviet Russia, and the significance of Hegelian philosophy and...


Mar 15, 2020

This unique episode features Gary Mongiovi of St. John's University and David Levy of George Mason University discussing their particular perspectives on the work of James Buchanan, winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Economics, and father of public choice economics and constitutional political economy. The episode...