Guy Numa

Guy Numa is a Research Fellow at the Institute for New Economic Thinking after serving as a Visiting Assistant Professor at SUNY Stony Brook. Previously, Numa was an Arthur Sachs Research Fellow at Harvard University and an Assistant Professor at Universite de Picardie in France.

Numa received his Ph.D. from Universite Paris-Dauphine in France. His areas of research and teaching are Microeconomics, the History of Economic Thought, Macro and Monetary Economics, Industrial Organization, and Development Economics.

Numa is the author of a book in French on the regulation of the railroad industry published by Éditions Classiques Garnier. The book, which features a foreword by Steven G. Medema from University of Colorado Denver, analyzes the interplay between economic theory and legislation. Numa’s work also has appeared in leading journals such as History of Political Economy, The Journal of the History of Economic Thought, and The European Journal for the History of Economic Thought.

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Charles Babbage and the History of Innovative Thinking

Article | Apr 7, 2014

The forthcoming Institute for New Economic Thinking conference will focus on innovation and its impact on economics and society. When we think about innovation we tend to imagine the future. But as with so many subjects in economics, it’s also useful to examine the past.