History of Economic Thought

    Understanding how economists conceived of the economy and of economic problems in different periods and settings allows current economists to resurrect valuable theoretical insights. These inform a new economic thinking that responds to the challenges of our own time.

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    Nancy Folbre’s Feminist, Unorthodox Economics

    The renowned feminist economist discusses the importance of heterodoxy, radicalism, and social justice to the discipline Read more

    What Idea Shapes Our World More Than Adam Smith’s Economics?

    Animal rights, child welfare, social equality are all a direct legacy of the “cult of feeling”  Read more