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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    Political Conflict and Economic Pluralism in Brazil

    The reaction to repressive political conditions that prevailed in Brazil during the 1970s helped to produce a commitment to diversity and tolerance among Brazilian economists. Read more

    Remembering Tony Atkinson as the Architect of Modern Public Economics

    Beatrice Cherrier remembers Tony Atkinson’s influential intellectual, educational and institutional contribution to the field of public economics Read more