The Economist as Preacher and Other Essays

  title={The Economist as Preacher and Other Essays},
  author={Warren J. Samuels},
  journal={History of Political Economy},
  • W. Samuels
  • Published 1 June 1984
  • Economics
  • History of Political Economy
The Common Sense of Economics and Divergent Approaches in Economic Thought: A View from Risk, Uncertainty and Profit.
This paper contextualizes the contribution of Risk, Uncertainty, and Profit to the development of economic theory in the 20th century. Our argument in this paper is twofold. First, we contend that
A Plea to Economists Who Favour Liberty: Assist the Everyman
Economists can to some extent enlighten policymakers and the public and influence public policy. That enlightenment is achieved more by concrete policy work and application of basics than by fancy
Time for Behavioral Political Economy? An Analysis of Articles in Behavioral Economics
This study analyzes leading research in behavioral economics to see whether it contains advocacy of paternalism and whether it addresses the potential cognitive limitations and biases of the
The Contributions of James M.Buchanan to Public Finance and Political Economy
James M. Buchanan’s contributions to public finance and political economy are surveyed in six areas: (1) debt, fiscal illusion, and Keynesian criticisms; (2) London School of Economics cost approach;
An Introduction to Institutional Coordination as An Alternate Model for Neo-Institutional Economic Analysis
In this paper, through the formulation of an alternate conceptual model, the author links the concepts of functional entrepreneurship and institutions, understood as a set of categories —formal and
Structured, Transitional and Unstructured Civil Societies: An Institutional Approach
This paper seeks to introduce an alternative conceptual taxonomy of civil society as an input to Austrian law and economics and neoinstitutional economics. The conceptual framework of the paper
  • A. Teodorescu
  • Economics
    International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on the Dialogue between Sciences & Arts, Religion & Education
  • 2020
This paper investigates the personal and professional story of two prominent American thinkers, Milton and Rose Friedman. Based on their memoirs, “Two Lucky People. Memoirs”, we will connect the
The Epistemological Break in Economics: What Does the Public Know About the Economy and What Do Economists Know About the Public?
Economics is characterized by an epistemological break: a discontinuity, between everyday and scientific understandings. An extensive empirical literature proves the so-called economic ignorance of
Provincializing economics: Jevons, Marshall and the colonial imaginaries of free trade
  • D. Blaney
  • Economics
    Review of International Political Economy
  • 2020
Abstract Contemporary economics speaks about trade in the familiar abstractions of comparative advantage, tracing the modern formulation of the case for free trade made in terms of welfare