​Gonçalo Fonseca

Gonçalo L. Fonseca is a research fellow at the Institute for New Economic Thinking. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the New School for Social Research and his M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University. His research is on the intersection of the history of economic thought and economic theory. He is currently researching the foundations of the Marginalist Revolution, examining the origins, scope and construction of theories of exchange and competition.

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Enlightenment Then, Enlightenment Now

Article | Oct 20, 2017

What can today’s economists learn from the 18th century Scottish thinkers who grappled with societal and economic change?

The History of Economic Thought website is reborn

Article | May 21, 2016

I am pleased to announce that the History of Economic Thought Website is back. I am thankful for the assistance of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), which has supported its revival and made it possible.

History of Economic Thought Website

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The History of Economic Thought (HET) Website concentrates information and resources on the history of economic thought, from the ancient times until the modern day. It is designed for students, researchers and the general public, who are interested in learning about economics from a historical perspective.

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From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

Event Plenary | Oct 21–23, 2017

INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.