See Economic Fables, posted 4 June 2012.
“It is worth remembering what Deirdre McCloskey discovered in Bourgeois Dignity … the rise of dignity associated with being a merchant spurred the Industrial Revolution.”June 11th, 2012
Jonathan B. Wight, “More on Social Entrepreneurs,” Economics and Ethics, June 10, 2012.
[A profile on] “the economic historian who is bringing love, faith, courage and virtue back into her discipline.”June 16th, 2012
See “The New Theories of Moral Sentiments” Dalibor Rohac for the Wall Street Journal, 27 January 2012
“No one in recent times has offered a more multilayered and erudite depiction of the role of the middle classes in driving progress than the economic historian Deirdre McCloskey.”June 16th, 2012
Upwardly mobile? Class differences were obvious in Zola’s Paris. Photo: Hulton See “Serfs Up… . . . Why the middle class matters” Dan O’Brien for the Irish Times, 4 February 2012
“McCloskey is trying to move the economic conversation towards, well, human conversation. She argues that words and values are badly under appreciated by economic historians. Culture and attitudes … shape how individuals choose to live their lives.”June 16th, 2012
Seán Keyes “How Britain’s cultural revolution transformed the world” Seán Keyes for Money Week, 17 February 2012
The West’s “embrace of economic freedom and creative destruction, both legally and culturally — what economist Deirdre McCloskey calls the idea of bourgeois dignity and liberty — led to a rise in real income per head in 2010 prices from about $2-3 a day in 1800 worldwide to over $100 today.”June 16th, 2012
“Everything you need to know about the power of economic freedom in 3 charts“ By James Pethokoukis, The American, 18 February 2012
“Lo que se esconde tras la D.” Maria Blanco, CienciaHUMANA, 21 abril 2012 Detrás de la letra D había un economista, Donald McCloskey (1942- ). Se trataba de un economista bastante conocido y brillante. Doctorado por Harvard, había trabajado en el área de historia económica, en concreto la referida a la Gran Bretaña de los (more…)
From Switzerland, “Ich mag das Wort ‘Kapitalismus’ nicht” Verena Parzer Epp, Avenir Suisse: Think tank for economic and social issues, 3 April 2012. “Deirdre McCloskey über wissenschaftliche Methodik, die Grundlagen des Wachstums und christlichen Libertarismus” “Unser Wohlstand grenzt an ein Wunder” Steffen Hentrich for the Liberale Institut, 24 January 2012.
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