Duncan Foley


Duncan Foley is Leo Model Professor of Economics at the New School for Social Research. He has taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Barnard College of Columbia University and published extensively in the fields of mathematical economics, Marxist economics, macroeconomics, monetary economics, the history of economic thought, economic distribution, stability,sustainability, and development. Lance Taylor and he are the 2015 recipients of the Leontief Prize of Tufts University’s Global Development and Environmental Institute.

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Mathematical Formalism and Political-Economic Content

Paper Conference paper | | Apr 2010

Human economic interactions spontaneously express themselves in the quantitative form of prices and transactions quantities. Thismakes it difficult to avoid quantitative reasoning in political-economic research altogether

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