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Articles Published or in Press by Deirdre McCloskey


Statistics as of February 2016:
About 370 articles, of which:
About 119 full-length scientific pieces, of which 17 were co-authored; 57 of the 102 self-authored pieces were refereed, 45 were invited (in edited volumes, for example).
And: about 215 short scientific (replies, reviews, and the like; 8 of these co-authored) and 39 journalistic pieces.
Of all these articles, long and short, scientific and journalistic, , 38 were reprinted in English (excluding self-reprinting, so to speak, in my own books) and 27 reprinted in translations into Dutch, German, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Chinese.

Note from McCloskey:
“The categories in sequence below reflect the rough chronology of my developing interests, from the 1960s to the present. I continue to have an interest in, and continue to write in, earlier fields, such as economic history (categories 1–6)—my 2010 book, for example, Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can’t Explain the Modern World, tests the explanations for the Industrial Revolution and its aftermath, and the third and final volume of the trilogy, Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World, 2016, is heavily economic history, though also social and literary in keeping with my trudge towards a ‘humanomics.’”

(1.) British Enterprise in the 19th Century

(See also the book Economic Maturity and Entrepreneurial Decline: British Iron and Steel, 1870-1913. [1973]).
  1. "Productivity Change in British Pig Iron, 1870-1939," Quarterly Journal of Economics 82 (May 1968): 281-96.
  2. Did Victorian Britain Fail?" Economic History Review 23 (Dec 1970): 446-59.
    Reprinted 2010 in Lars Magnusson, ed. Twentieth-Century Economic History: Critical Concepts in Economics (Oxford: Routledge).
  3. "International Differences in Productivity? Coal and Steel in America and Britain Before World War I," in McCloskey, ed., Essays on a Mature Economy (1971), Chapter 8, pp. 285-304.
  4. [co-authored with L. G. Sandberg] "From Damnation to Redemption: Judgments on the Late Victorian Entrepreneur," Explorations in Economic History 9 (Fall 1971): 89-108.

(2.) British Foreign Trade in the 18th and 19th Centuries

(See also the book Enterprise and Trade in Victorian Britain: Essays in Historical Economics [1981 and reprints])
  1. "Britain's Loss from Foreign Industrialization: A Provisional Estimate," Explorations in Economic History 8 (Winter 1970-71): 141-52.
  2. "Magnanimous Albion: Free Trade and British National Income, 1841-1881," Explorations in Economic History 17 (July, 1980): 303-320; reprinted Forrest Capie, ed. Protectionism in the World Economy (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 1992).
  3. "From Dependence to Autonomy: Judgments on Trade as an Engine of British Growth." Pp. 139-154 in McCloskey, Enterprise and Trade in Victorian Britain (1981) (1993).
  4. [co-authored with R. P. Thomas] "Overseas Trade and Empire, 1700-1820," Chapter 4 in Floud and McCloskey, The Economic History of Britain, 1700-Present (1981), Vol. 1, pp. 87-102.
  5. [co-authored with C. K. Harley] "Foreign Trade: Competition and the Expanding International Economy, 1820-1914," Chapter 17 in Floud and McCloskey, The Economic History of Britain, 1700-Present (1981), Vol. 2, pp. 50-69; reworked in the second edition; Harley used it in the third edition by Floud and Johnson, eds.

(3.) The History of International Finance

  1. [co-authored with Joseph Richard Zecher] "How the Gold Standard Worked, 1880-1913," in J. A. Frenkel and H. G. Johnson, eds., The Monetary Approach to the Balance of Payments (Allen and Unwin, 1976), pp. 357-385; reprinted as pp. 63-80 in B. Eichengreen, ed., The Gold Standard in Theory and History (Methuen, 1985).
  2. [co-authored with Joseph Richard Zecher] "The Success of Purchasing Power Parity: Historical Evidence and Its Implications for Macroeconomics," in Michael Bordo and Anna J. Schwartz, eds., A Retrospective on the Classical Gold Standard 1821-1931 (NBER, University of Chicago Press, 1984), pp. 121-150.
    • "Mars Collides with Earth," review of Volcker and Gyohten's Changing Fortunes: The World's Money and the Threat to American Leadership, Reason 24 (10, Mar 1993): 60-62.
  3. {"The Extent of the Market: Market Integration in World History." For Lerici Conference on the Market in History, Apr 1993, unpublished.}

(4.) Open Fields and Enclosure in England

Note from McCloskey:
"I intend, beginning in 2017 and publishing perhaps in 2018/19, to gather these and some unpublished research into a book, The Prudent and Faithful Peasant."

  1. "The Enclosure of Open Fields: Preface to a Study of Its Impact on the Efficiency of English Agriculture in the Eighteenth Century," Journal of Economic History 32 (1, Mar 1972): 15-35.
  2. "The Persistence of English Common Fields," in Eric L. Jones and William Parker (eds.), European Peasants and Their Markets: Essays in Agrarian Economic History (Princeton University Press, 1975), pp. 73-119.
  3. "The Economics of Enclosure: A Market Analysis," in Jones and Parker, as cited, pp. 123-160.
  4. "English Open Fields as Behavior Towards Risk," Research in Economic History 1 (Fall 1976): 124-170.
  5. "Theses on Enclosure," pp. 56-72 in Papers Presented to the Economic History Society Conference at Canterbury, 1983. Agricultural History Society.
  6. [co-authored with John Nash] "Corn at Interest: The Extent and Cost of Grain Storage in Medieval England," American Economic Review 74 (Mar 1984): 174-187.
  7. "The Open Fields of England: Rent, Risk, and the Rate of Interest, 1300-1815," in David W. Galenson, ed., Markets in History: Economic Studies of the Past (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989), pp. 5-51.
  8. "The Prudent Peasant: New Findings on Open Fields." Journal of Economic History 51 (2, June 1991): 343-355.
  9. {"Allen's Enclosure and the Yeoman: The View from Tory Fundamentalism." Unpublished.}
  10. {{Other draft chapters in a long unfinished book on the subject, begun in the 1970s, and to be finished perhaps in 2018 or so}}

(5.) The Industrial Revolution and the Great Enrichment

[See also: the second volume of the Bourgeois Era trilogy, Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can’t Explain the Modern World, 2010; and the concluding volume, Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World (2016).]

  1. "The Industrial Revolution, 1780-1860: A Survey," Chapter 6 in Floud and McCloskey eds., The Economic History of Britain, 1700-Present (1981), Vol. 1, pp. 103-127, reprinted in J. Mokyr, ed., Economic History and the Industrial Revolution (Rowman and Littlefield, 1985).
  2. "The Industrial Revolution: A Survey," a new essay, in Floud and McCloskey, eds., The Economic History of Britain, 1700-Present, 2nd ed., 1994.
  3. "1066 and a Wave of Gadgets: The Achievements of British Growth," in Penelope Gouk, ed., Wellsprings of Achievement: Cultural and Economic Dynamics in Early Modern England and Japan (Variorum, 1995).
  4. "The Prehistory of American Thrift." Pp. 61-87 in Joshua J. Yates and James Davidson Hunter, eds., Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
  5. "Thrift as a Virtue, Historically Criticized." Revue de Philosophie Economique, December 2007.
  6. "Tunzelmann, Schumpeter, and the Hockey Stick." Research Policy 42 (March 2013): 1706-1715. (With material from Bourgeois Equality.)
  7. "Why Economics Cannot Explain the Modern World." Economic Record 89 (June 2013; Supplement S1): 8-22. (With material from Bourgeois Dignity.)

(6.) Other Historical Subjects

  1. "New Perspectives on the Old Poor Law," Explorations in Economic History 10 (Summer 1973): 419-436.
  2. "Women's Work in the Market, 1900-2000" (aka "Paid Work"), in Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, ed., Women in Twentieth-Century Britain: Economic, Social and Cultural Change. London: Longman/Pearson Education, 2001 [also in Feminist Economics, below]
  3. "Measured, Unmeasured, Mismeasured, and Unjustified Pessimism: A Review Essay of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century." Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, Vol. 7, Issue 2, Autumn 2014. Translated into: Spanish by Luis Mireles Flores for Estudios (journal of the faculty of Humanities at ITAM (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México), 2016?; Romanian April 2015 for the Free Market Road Show; Russian December 2015 for vol 71 of Comparative Studies; Chinese, Journal of Comparative Studies, Dec., 2015; Swedish by Timbro, Stockholm, 2016.

(7.) Teaching Economics

[See also the economics textbooks, The Applied Theory of Price, 1983, 1985 and (co-authored with Arjo Klamer and Stephen T. Ziliak) The Economic Conversation, endlessly forthcoming; and in section 9 below, "The Economics of Choice" in Rawski, ed., 1995.]
  1. [with John Siegfried, Robin Bartlett, W. Lee Hansen, Allen Kelley, and Thomas Tietenberg] "The Status and Prospects of the Economics Major," Journal of Economic Education 22(3) (Summer 1991): 197-224.
  2. [with John Siegfried, W. Lee Hansen, Robin Bartlett, Allen Kelley, and Thomas Tietenberg] "The Economics Major: Can and Should We Do Better than a B−?" American Economic Review 81(2) (May 1991): 20-25. Reprinted Revista Asturiana de Economia 2008.
  3. {"Gladly Would He Learn and Gladly Teach: Friedman as a Teacher of the Good Old Chicago School." Liberty Fund conference, Chicago, March 2015, and a conference volume, as yet I believe unpublished.}

(8.) Writing in Economics

[See also Economical Writing 1986, 1999, 2018.]
  1. "Economical Writing," Economic Inquiry 24(2) (Apr 1985): 187-222 [reprinted in UCLA Writing Program {Ellen Strenski, ed.}, Cross-Disciplinary Conversations about Writing (NY: St. Martin's Press, 1989)]; reprinted with revisions as The Writing of Economics (in second ed., Economical Writing, 1999; third edition University of Chicago Press forthcoming, 2018)).

(9.) Criticism in History and Economic History [top^]

  1. "The New Economic History: An Introduction," Revista Storica Italiana (Mar, 1971: 5-22; translated in Italian); and Revista Espanola de Economia (May-Aug 1971; translated in Spanish).
    • "Introduction" to special issue of Explorations in Economic History 11 (Summer, 1974): 317-24.
    • "The New Economic History in Britain" (in Italian), Quaderni Storici 31 (Dec 1976): 401-08.
  2. "Does the Past Have Useful Economics?" Journal of Economic Literature 14 (June 1976): 434-61. Translated into Russian for Thesis 1(1) (Spring 1993): 107-36. Reprinted in Diana Betts and Robert Whaples, eds. Readings in American Economic History, 1994. To be translated into Korean, 2016.
  3. "The Achievements of the Cliometric School," Journal of Economic History 38(1) (Mar 1978): 13-28.
  4. "The Problem of Audience in Historical Economics: Rhetorical Thoughts on a Text by Robert Fogel," History and Theory 24(1) (1985): 1-22. Reprinted in Tidskrift för Skandinavisk Retorikforskning 53 (2010): 12-35.
    • Review of Boland's The Foundations of Economic Method, Journal of Economic Literature 23 (June 1985): 618-19.
  5. [co-authored with Allan Megill] "The Rhetoric of History," pp. 221-238 in Nelson, Megill, and McCloskey, eds. The Rhetoric of the Human Sciences (University of Wisconsin Press, 1987).
    • "Counterfactuals," article in Eatwell, Milgate, and Newman, eds. The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economic Thought and Doctrine (Macmillan, 1987).
    • "Continuity in Economic History," article in The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economic Thought and Doctrine (Macmillan, 1987), pp. 623-626.
  6. "The Storied Character of Economics," Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis 101(4) (1988): 543-654.
  7. "History, Differential Equations, and the Problem of Narration," History and Theory 30(1) (1991): 21-36.
  8. "Ancients and Moderns" [presidential address, Social Science History Association, Washington, D.C., 1989]. Social Science History 14(3) (Jan 1991): 289-303.
    • "Introduction" to McCloskey and Hersh, eds. A Bibliography of Historical Economics to 1980, Cambridge University Press, 1991, pp. ix-xii.
  9. "Kinks, Tools, Spurts, and Substitutes: Gerschenkron's Rhetoric of Relative Backwardness," Chapter 6 in Richard Sylla and Gianni Toniolo, eds. Patterns of European Industrialization: The Nineteenth Century (London: Routledge, 1991).
    • "Looking Forward into History." Introduction (pp. 3-10) to McCloskey, ed., Second Thoughts: Myths and Morals of U.S. Economic History (Oxford, 1992).
  10. "The Economics of Choice: Neoclassical Supply and Demand," in Thomas Rawski, ed., Economics and the Historian (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1995): 122-158.
  11. [co-authored with Santhi Hejeebu] "The Reproving of Karl Polanyi," Critical Review 13 (Summer 1999): 285-314.
  12. "A Kirznerian Economic History of the Modern World," in Emily Chamlee-Wright, ed., Annual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well-Being of Nations 3 (2010-2011): 45-64.

(10.) Rhetorical Criticism in Economics [top^]

[See also Replies to Reviews of The Rhetoric of Economics, below; and The Rhetoric of Economics 1985 (1998), If You're So Smart 1990, Knowledge and Persuasion in Economics 1994, The Vices of Economists 1997, How to Be Human* *Though an Economist 2000, and The Secret Sins of Economics 2002].

  1. "The Rhetoric of Economics," Journal of Economic Literature 31 (June 1983): 482-517. Reprinted in: B. J. Caldwell, ed., Appraisal and Criticism in Economics (Allen and Unwin, 1985); Daniel Hausman, ed., The Philosopy of Economics, Readings, 1st and 2nd eds. [reprint of] "The Rhetoric of This Economics," Chp. 4, pp. 38-52 in McCloskey, Knowledge and Persuasion in Economics (1994), for Daniel Hausman, ed. The Philosophy of Economics, Readings, 3rd ed., 2007; and in P. Atkinson and S. Delamont, eds,. Representing Ethnography, London: SAGE Publications, 2008. Translated into Japanese, Contemporary Economics 61 (Spring 1985), pp. 156-184. Translated into French by F. Regard, as pp. 63-126 in Ludovic Frobert, "Si vous êtes si malins. . ." McCloskey et la rhétorique des economists, Lyon: ENS Éditions 2004 for École normale supérieure Lettres et sciences humaines. Translated into Hungarian for the journal Replika, apparently late 2006. Translated into Russian, "Istoki" ("Headwaters"), Higher School of Economics, 2009. Translated again into Russian, "Ritorika ekonomicheskoy teorii" // Avtonomov V. , Ananyin O., Boldyrev I., Vasina L., Makasheva N. (eds.) ISTOKI: sociokulturnaya sreda ekonomicheskoy deyatelnosti i ekonomicheskogo poznaniya. Moscow: Higher School of Economics Press, 2011, pp. 252-320.
  2. "The Character of Argument in Modern Economics: How Muth Persuades," in Proceedings of the Third Summer Conference on Argumentation, sponsored by the Speech Communication Association and the American Forensic Association, Annandale, Va., Fall 1983, revised for The Rhetoric of Economics.
  3. "The Literary Character of Economics," Daedalus 113 (3, Summer 1984): 97-119. Three pages reprinted as pp. 20-22 in Mary M. Gergen and Kenneth J. Gergen, Social Construction: A Reader (London and Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2003).
  4. "Towards a Rhetoric of Economics," pp. 13-29 in G. C. Winston and R. F. Teichgraeber III, eds., The Boundaries of Economics, Murphy Institute Studies in Political Economy. Cambridge University Press, 1988.
  5. "Thick and Thin Methodologies in the History of Economic Thought," pp. 245-257 in Neil de Mari, ed., The Popperian Legacy in Economics (Cambridge University Press, 1988).
  6. [co-authored with Arjo Klamer] "Economics in the Human Conversation," pp. 3-20 in Klamer, McCloskey, and Solow, eds., The Consequences of Rhetoric (Cambridge University Press, 1988).
  7. "The Consequences of Rhetoric," pp. 280-294 in Klamer, et al. eds., The Consequences of Rhetoric, Cambridge University Press, 1988 [reprinted in Fundamenta Scientiae 9 (2/3, 1988): 269-284 (a Brazilian journal)].
  8. "Their Blackboard, Right or Wrong: A Comment on Contested Exchange." Politics and Society 18 (2, June 1990): 223-232.
  9. "Storytelling in Economics," pp. 5-22 in Christopher Nash and Martin Warner, eds., Narrative in Culture (Routledge 1990); and pp. 61-75 in Don C. Lavoie, ed. Economics and Hermeneutics (Routledge 1990). An earlier version, with discussion, appeared in Orace Johnson, ed. Methodology and Accounting Research: Does the Past Have a Future (Proceedings of the 8th Annual Big Ten Accounting Doctoral Consortium, May, 1987: 69-76). Reprinted as "Telling Stories Economically," The Ludwig von Mises Lecture Series: Economic Education 22: 83-107.
  10. "Formalism in Economics, Rhetorically Speaking," Ricerche Economiche 43 (1989), 1-2 (Jan-June): 57-75. Reprinted with minor revisions in American Sociologist 21 (1, Spring, 1990): 3-19.
  11. [co-authored with Arjo Klamer] "The Rhetoric of Disagreement," Rethinking Marxism 2 (Fall 1989): 140-161. Reprinted in D. H. Prychitko, ed. Why Economists Disagree, Albany: SUNY Press, 1998.
  12. [co-authored with Arjo Klamer] "Accounting as the Master Metaphor of Economics," European Accounting Review 1 (1, May, 1992): 145-160.
  13. "Agon and Ag Ec: Styles of Persuasion in Agricultural Economics," American Journal of Agricultural Economics 72 (Dec 1990): 1124-1130.
  14. "The Rhetoric of Economic Expertise," pp. 137-147 in Richard H. Roberts and J. M. M. Good, eds., The Recovery of Rhetoric: Persuasive Discourse and Disciplinarity in the Human Sciences. 1993. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1993. Translated into French as "La rhétorique de l'expertise économique" in Vincent de Coorebyter, ed., Rhétorique de la Science. Paris: Presse Universitaires de France, in the series "L'interrogation philosophique," M. Meyer, ed., pp 171-188.
  15. "Mere Style in Economics Journals, 1920 to the Present," Economic Notes 20 (1, 1991): 135-148.
  16. "Economic Science: A Search Through the Hyperspace of Assumptions?" Methodus 3 (1, June 1991): 6-16. Reprinted as pp. 73-84 in Craig Freedman and Rick Szostak, eds., Tales of Narcissus—The Looking Glass of Economic Science, New York: Nova Science, 2003. Reprinted in Geoffrey M. Hodgson, ed., Mathematics and Modern Economics. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012.
  17. "How to Do a Rhetorical Analysis of Economics, and Why," in Roger Backhouse, ed., Economic Methodology. London: Routledge, 1994: 319-342. Reprinted in John B. Davis, ed. Recent Developments in Economic Methodology (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2006).
  18. "Economics and the Limits of Scientific Knowledge," in Robert Goodman and Walter Fisher, eds., Rethinking Knowledge: Reflections Across the Disciplines (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995).
    • "Fun in Econ 101," a review of John Kenneth Galbraith's A Journey Through Economic Time: A Firsthand View, Chicago Tribune Book World, 25 Sep 1994, Sec. 14, p. 4.
  19. "How Economists Persuade," Journal of Economic Methodology 1 (1, June 1994): 15-32.
    • "The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, comment on Sandra Harding's 'Can Feminist Thought Make Economics More Objective?'" Feminist Economics 1 (3, Fall 1995): 119-124. (Also in Feminist Economics below).
  20. "Metaphors Economists Live By," Social Research 62 (2, Summer 1995): 215-237. Translated into German in Diaz-Bone, Rainer, and Gertraude Krell, eds., Diskurs und Ökonomie: Diskursanalytische Perspektiven auf Märkte und Organisationen (Wiesbaden: VS Verlag, 2008).
  21. "The Genealogy of Postmodernism: An Economist's Guide," pp. 102-128 in Stephen Cullenberg, Jack Amariglio, and David F. Ruccio, eds., Postmodernism, Economics, and Knowledge, New York and London: Routledge, 2001.
    • "Stiglerite vs. Friedmanite Science" (comment on Daniel Klein's "A Plea to Economists Who Favor Liberty"), Eastern Economic Journal 27 (2, Spring 2001): 209.
    • "Personal Knowledge," Preface to Stephen T. Ziliak, ed., Measurement and Meaning in Economics: The Essential Deirdre McCloskey, Brighton: Elgar, Economists of the Twentieth Century Series, 2001. (See Books.)
  22. "You Shouldn't Want a Realism If You Have a Rhetoric," in Uskali Mäki, ed. Fact and Fiction in Economics: Models, Realism and Rhetoric. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  23. "The Demoralization of Economics: Can We Recover from Bentham and Return to Smith?" in Martha Fineman and Terence Dougherty, eds., Feminism Confronts Homo Economicus: Gender, Economics, and the Law. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005.
  24. "The Trouble with Mathematics and Statistics in Economics," History of Economic Ideas XIII (3,2005): 85-102, delivered to MUIR-PRIN project "The role of mathematics in the history of economics," Venice, January 28, 2005, with replies by Dardi, Egidi, Marchionatti, and Fontana.
    • ["Ethics, Milton Friedman, and the Good Old Chicago School," presented to the History of Economics Society, meetings of the ASSA, Chicago, 2007], unpublished.
    • "Sliding Into PoMo-ism from Samuelsonianism," comment on Jack Amariglio and David Ruccio's Postmodern Moments in Modern Economics, Rethinking Marxism: A Journal of Economics, Culture & Society 24 (3, 2012).
    • "Preface" to Lukas Kovanda, ed. The Story of a Perfect Storm and Talks with Nobel Laureates (and others) about the Financial Crisis. Prague: Mediacop, 2010.
    • "Love: Love Has No Function in Samuelsonian Economics." Translated into German for The European: Das Debaten-Magazin 1 (1, 2012): 127-128 as "Liebe: Liebe hat keine Funktion."
  25. "What Boulding Thought was Wrong with Economics, A Quarter Century On," in Interdisciplinary Economics - Kenneth E. Boulding's Engagement in the Sciences, eds. Wilfred Dolfsma and Stefan Kesting. London and New York: Routledge (Routledge series Critical Assessments of Contemporary Economists), 2013.
  26. "Why Economics Is On the Wrong Track." Pp. 211-242 in Alessandro Lantieri and Jack Vromen, eds. The Economics of Economists: Institutional Settings, Individual Incentives, and Future Prospects. Cambridge: Cambridge University, 2014.
  27. “The Two Movements in Economic Thought, 1700-2000: Empty Economic Boxes Revisited,” forthcoming History of Economic Ideas 2017.

(11.) Invited replies to reviews of The Rhetoric of Economics and other works on the rhetoric of economics [top^]

[See also Knowledge and Persuasion in Economics, 1994, in which many of these are reprinted.]
  1. "Splenetic Rationalism: Hoppe's Review of Chapter 1 of The Rhetoric of Economics," Market Process 7 (1, Spring 1989): 34-41, reprinted in Peter J. Boettke and David L. Prychitko, eds. The Market Process: Essays on Contemporary Austrian Economics (Edward Elgar, 1994), pp. 187-200.
  2. "Commentary [on Rossetti and Mirowski]," pp. 261-271 in Neil de Macchi, ed., Post-Popperian Methodology of Economics: Recovering Practice. Boston: Kluwer, 1992.

(12.) The Rhetoric of Inquiry [top^]

  1. [co-authored with Allan Megill and John Nelson] "Rhetoric of Inquiry." Pp. 3-18 in Nelson, Megill, and McCloskey, eds. The Rhetoric of the Human Sciences (University of Wisconsin Press, 1987).
  2. "The Limits of Expertise: If You're So Smart, Why Ain't You Rich?" The American Scholar 57 (3, Summer 1988): 393-406. Noted Best American Essays by Assay: A Journal of Non-Fiction Studies. Reprinted as pp. 92-111 in J. Lee Auspitz, W. W. Gasparski, M. K. Mlicki, and K. Szaniawski, eds. Praxiologies and the Philosophy of Economics. Spanish translation as "Si de verdad eras tan listo… (I)" in Revista de Occidente 83 (Apr 1988): 71-86. Reprinted in B. J. Caldwell, ed. The Philosophy and Methodology of Economics, Vol. II (Edward Elgar: 1993).
  3. "The Dismal Science and Mr. Burke: Economics as a Critical Theory," pp. 99-114 in H. W. Simons and T. Melia, eds. The Legacy of Kenneth Burke (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1989).
  4. "Why I Am No Longer a Positivist." Review of Social Economy 47 (3, Fall 1989): 225-238. Reprinted as pp. 189-202 in Craig Freedman and Rick Szostak, eds., Tales of Narcissus—The Looking Glass of Economic Science, New York: Nova Science, 2003.
    • Review of Allan Bloom's Giants and Dwarfs: Essays, 1960-1990, Chicago Tribune Book World, Oct 1990.
  5. "Platonic Insults: 'Rhetorical'." Common Knowledge 2 (2, Fall 1993): 23-32.
  6. "Keeping the Company of Sophisters, Economists, and Calculators," in Fred Antczak, ed., Rhetoric and Pluralism: Legacies of Wayne Booth. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1995.
  7. “Rhetoric, Economics, and Nature,” Chp. 9 in Simon Schaffer, et al., eds., Aesthetics of Universal Knowledge. London: SpringerNature, 2017, and discussion.
  8. {{Someday I’ll write: “Seeing is Believing: The Philosophical Significance of the Infinitive and Participle of Indirect Doscourse in Plato.” Plato was misled by the distinction in Attic Greek between the {certain, admired, actual} seeing-form of indirect discourse “I saw John going downtown” and the {merely, rhetorical, easy-to-dismiss} hearing-form “I heard that John is going downtown.”}}

(13.) The Rhetoric of Significance Testing and Econometrics [top^]

See also chapters in The Rhetoric of Economics (chps. 8 & 9 in the 2nd ed. 1988), Chapter 2 in The Vices of Economists; The Virtues of the Bourgeoisie 1996, pp. 187-208 in How to Be Human* *Though an Economist 2000, and certain pages of The Secret Sins of Economics 2002. And especially see Ziliak and McCloskey, The Cult of Statistical Significance: How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice, and Lives, University of Michigan Press, 2008

  1. "The Art of Forecasting, Ancient to Modern Times," Cato Journal 12 (1, Spring/Summer 1992): 23-43.
  2. [co-authored with Stephen T. Ziliak] "The Standard Error of Regressions," Journal of Economic Literature, 34 (March, 1996): 97-114.
  3. [co-authored with Stephen T. Ziliak] "Size Matters: The Standard Error of Regressions in the American Economic Review," Journal of Socio-Economics 33: 527-546. It was the subject of a symposium, pp. 547-664, with comments by Arnold Zellner, Clive Granger, Edward Leamer, Joel Horowitz, Erik Thorbecke, Gerd Gigerenzer, Bruce Thompson, Morris Altman, and others (from a presentation at the American Economic Association annual convention, January 2004, Kenneth Arrow presiding).
    • [co-authored with Stephen T. Ziliak] "Significance Redux," pp. 665-675 of the symposium issue.
    • [co-authored with Stephen T. Ziliak], "A Final Word," in the symposium issue.
  4. [co-authored with Stephen T. Ziliak] "Signifying Nothing: A Reply to Hoover and Siegler," Journal of Economic Methodology, 15 (1, March 2008): 39-57. Also available as PDF.
  5. [co-authored with Stephen T. Ziliak] "The Unreasonable Ineffectiveness of Fisherian 'Tests' in Biology, and Especially in Medicine." Biological Theory 4(1) 2009: 1-10. From Chps. 14-16 in The Cult of Statistical Significance.
  6. [co-authored with Allan Ingraham of the law firm of Labaton Sucharow LLP, principal drafter, and S. T. Ziliak] "Brief of Amicus Curiae for the Respondents" before the U.S. Supreme Court, Matrixx Initiatives, Inc., et al., Petitioners, v. James Siracusano and NECA-IBEW Pension Fund, Respondents, on writ of certiorari to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Nov. 12, 2010, No. 09-1156. The case was decided in spring 2011 by a 9-0 vote in favor of our position.
  7. [co-authored with Stephen T. Ziliak] "Lady Justice v. Cult of Statistical Significance: Oomph-less Science and the New Rule of Law." In George DeMartino and D. N. McCloskey, eds. Oxford Handbook of Professional Economic Ethics. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

(14.) Rhetoric of Law [top^]

  1. "The Rhetoric of Law and Economics," Michigan Law Review 86 (4, Feb 1988): 752-767.
  2. [co-authored with John Nelson] "The Rhetoric of Political Economy," pp. 155-174 (Chapter 8) in James H. Nichols, Jr. and Colin Wright, eds. Political Economy to Economics—And Back? (San Francisco: Institute for Contemporary Studies Press, 1990).
  3. "The Essential Rhetoric of Law, Literature, and Liberty," review of Posner's Law as Literature, Fish's Doing What Comes Naturally, and White's Justice as Translation. Critical Review 5 (1, Spring 1991): 203-223.
  4. "The Lawyerly Rhetoric of Coase's The Nature of the Firm," Journal of Corporation Law 18 (2, Winter 1993): 424-439.
  5. "The Rhetoric of Liberty," Rhetoric Society Quarterly 26 (1, 1996): 9-27.
  6. [repeating as above] "Rhetoric of Significance Testing," coauthored with Allan Ingraham of Labaton Sucharow LLP, principal drafter, and S. T. Ziliak, "Brief of Amicus Curiae for the Respondents" before the U.S. Supreme Court.
  7. “Irish (and English and American) Poets, Learn Your Trade: Law and Economics in Poetry.” In Alison L. LaCroix, Saul Levmore, and Martha Nussbaum, eds. Power, Prose, and Purse: Law, Literature, and Economic Transformation. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018.

(15.) Academic Policy [top^]

  1. "The Theatre of Scholarship and the Rhetoric of Economics," Southern Humanities Review 22 (Summer, 1988): 241-249.
  2. "The Public Research University in the Next Century: The Role of the Department of Communication," Planning, 1996.

(16.) Intellectual Biography [top^]

    • "The Economic Consequences of Mr. Keynes." Review of Robert Skidelsky's John Maynard Keynes: Hopes Betrayed, 1883-1920, Washington Post Book World, May 25, 1986.
    • "Earl Hamilton," in The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economic Thought and Doctrine (Macmillan, 1987).
    • "Charles P. Kindleberger," in The New Palgrave, 1987.
  1. "Robert William Fogel: An Appreciation by an Adopted Student,," pp. 14-25 in Claudia Goldin and Hugh Rockoff, eds., Strategic Factors in Nineteenth-Century American Economic History: A Volume to Honor Robert W. Fogel. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1992.
  2. "Alexander Gerschenkron: By a Student," The American Scholar 61 (2, Spring 1992): 241-246.
  3. "Fogel and North: Statics and Dynamics in Historical Economics," Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2, 1994).
  4. “Getting Over Naïve Scientism c. 1950: What Fogel and North Got Wrong.” For the session of the Cliometrics Society at the ASSA meetings on: Cliometrics in Historical Perspective: In Remembrance of Robert Fogel and Douglass North, January 7, 2017, forthcoming Cliometrica 12 (2018, September).
  5. [“Schumpeter the Incomplete Rhetorician” Forthcoming, 2018 Critical Review]

(17.) Sociology of Science [top^]

See also Rhetoric of Economics above.

(18.) Feminist Economics [top^]

  1. "Some Consequences of a Conjective Economics." Pp. 69-93 in Julie Nelson and Marianne Ferber, eds., Beyond Economic Man: Feminism and Economics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. The book was translated into Spanish as Más Allá del Hombre Económico: Economía y Teoría Feminista in Ediciones Cátedra in its "Feminismos" series in 2004.
  2. {{"'What Did You Say?' A Postmodern Feminism of Economics." Unpublished.}}
  3. "Post-Modern Free-Market Feminism: A Conversation with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak," Rethinking Marxism 12 (4, Winter 2000): 23-37.
  4. "Women's Work in the Market, 1900-2000" (aka "Paid Work"), in Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, ed., Women in Twentieth-Century Britain: Economic, Social, and Cultural Change. London: Longmans, 2001 (also in Other Historical Subjects above).

(19.) Gender Crossing [top^]

See also Crossing: A Memoir, 1999.
  1. {"Caring for Gender: Sisters, Psychiatrists, and Gender Crossing," (Cleis Press? I'm not sure if this piece actually came out.)}
  2. "Happy Endings: Law, Gender, and the University," Journal of Gender, Race and Justice 2 (1, Fall 1998): 77-85 (see also The Rhetoric of Law above).

(20.) Ethics, Bourgeois Virtues, and Economics [top^]

See also The Bourgeois Virtues, 2006, Bourgeois Dignity, 2010, and Bourgeois Equality, 2016).
  1. "Bourgeois Virtue," The American Scholar 63 (2, Spring 1994): 177-191. Noted Best American Essays by Assay: A Journal of Non-Fiction Studies. Reprinted in Occasional Papers of the Centre for Independent Studies, New South Wales (short version reprinted in the Phi Beta Kappa Key Reporter, Fall 1994). Reprinted in Eugene Heath, ed., Morality and the Market (McGraw-Hill, 2001)
    • "Bourgeois Blues," Reason 25 (1, May 1993): 47-51. Reprinted in Parth J. Shah, ed., Morality of Markets (India: Academic Foundation/Centre for Civil Society). Reprinted in Ted Lardner and Todd Lundberg, eds., Exchanges: Reading and Writing About Consumer Culture (Longman, 2001).
    • "Bourgeois Virtue," 1000 words, pp. 44-46 in Patricia Werhane and E. R. Freeman, eds. Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Business Ethics, Blackwell: Malden, MA and London, 1997; reprinted in second edition.
    • "Breakthrough Books: The Market," Lingua Franca, July/August 1995.
  2. {"Eighteenth-Century Virtues: Smith and Franklin." Presented to conferences in Australia, and New Zealand in summer 1996; a version appears as five chapters in Bourgeois Equality, 2016.}
  3. "Missing Ethics in Economics," pp. 187-201 in Arjo Klamer, ed., The Value of Culture: On the Relationships Between Economics and Arts. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 1996.
  4. "Bourgeois Virtue and the History of P and S," Presidential Address, presented at the Economic History Association, New Brunswick, NJ, Sept 1997, published in The Journal of Economic History 58 (2, June 1998): 297-317.
  5. "The Bourgeois Virtues." World Economics 5 (July-September 2004): 1-16.
  6. "Not by P Alone: A Virtuous Economy", in Irene van Staveren, ed, special issue on ethics in economics for the Review of Political Economy 20 (2, 2008): 181-197, and chosen in July, 2013, as one of the 25 best articles published in the Review over the past 25 years; reprinted in Wilfred Dolfsma and Irene van Staveren, eds., Ethics and Economics: New Perspectives. Routledge, 2009. Slightly revised and reprinted in Cash on the Table: Anthropological Engagements with Economics and Economies, eds. Edward F. Fischer and Peter Benson. Santa Fe: School of Advanced Research Press, 2012.
    • "The Bourgeois Virtues," History Today 56 (Sept): 20-27.
    • "Bourgeois Virtues?" a 3100-word essay selected from The Bourgeois Virtues, quite different in emphasis from the previous item, Cato Policy Report, June 2006.
  7. "Adam Smith, the Last of the Former Virtue Ethicists" History of Political Economy 40 (1, 2008): 43-71. Also in Jeffrey Young, ed., The Elgar Companion to Adam Smith, 2010. Reprinted 2009 in Social Science Library: Frontier Thinking in Sustainable Development and Human Well-Being, a 2,000-article set of CDs made available to 5,000 universities in poor countries.
  8. "Sacred Economics, Part I: Wage Slavery" and "Sacred Economics, Part II: The Rich" (from The Bourgeois Virtues, 2006) in Sandra Peart and David Levy, eds., The Street Porter and the Philosopher (2008, University of Michigan Press).
  9. [with Jack Amariglio] "Fleeing Capitalism: A Slightly Disputatious Conversation/Interview among Friends," pp. 276-319 in Jack Amariglio, Joseph Childers, and Steven Cullenberg, eds., Sublime Economy: On the Intersection of Art and Economics, 2008, London: Routledge.
  10. "Life in the Market Is Good for You." Pp. 139-168 in Mark D. White, ed., Accepting the Invisible Hand. New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
  11. "What Happened in Modern Economic History, and Why Economics Can't Explain It." Engelsberg Seminar, Sweden, May 2010, forthcoming in conference volume, 5700 words; also in Michael Zöller, ed., conference volume from Berlin meeting, May 2010.
    • "My Eureka Moment: Prudence, You No Longer Rule the World," Times Higher Education, 14 January 2010.
    • "Liberty and Dignity Explain the Modern World," pp. 27-30 in Tom G. Palmer, ed., The Morality of Capitalism. Ottawa, IL: Jameson, 2011. Reprinted in Indian edition, New Delhi, Centre for Civil Society, 2014. Translated into Bulgarian, 2015, and many other languages, as Palmer commissions translations.
    • "Eine Frage der Ehre." Interview by Michael Wiederstein and Florian Rittmeyer. Schweizer Monat 994 (March 2012): 14-19.
    • "Bürgerliche Tugenden?" ["Bourgeois Virtues?"], Schweizer Monat 997 (June 2012): 44-47.
    • "A Liberal and Rhetorical Reply." 2012. Journal of Socio-Economics (Special issue devoted to Bourgeois Dignity.
    • "Kapitalisme," one-page interview in the magazine of Trouw, a Dutch newspaper, 22 Dec 2012
    • "Kapitalisme is deugdzaam" (Capitalism is virtuous), Interview by Robert Dulmers, cover article in De Groene Amsterdammer 137 (2013), no. 31, pp. 20-25. Reprinted as "De Wereld draait ook op liefde" ("The world runs also on love") in (Flemish Belgium’s financial newspaper) De Tijd
    • "The Great Enrichment Continues." (1500 words), Current History 112 (November, 2013): 323-325.
    • "The Fruits of Humility, and Reading, in Economics: A Genial Reply to Don Boudreaux," and subsequent replies to Joel Mokyr and John Nye. Liberty Fund's Liberty Matters online intellectual exchange, July 2014. Reprinted in The Collected Liberty Matters: Nos. 1-10 (Jan. 2013–July 2014), ed. David M. Hart and Sheldon Richman (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2014).
    • "Equality Lacks Relevance if the Poor are Growing Richer." Financial Times, August 11 (or 12?), 2014.
    • "Two Kinds of Ethics of Creativity in Business," introduction to Nils Karlson, ed. Virtues and Entrepreneurship. Stockholm: Ratio Institute, 2014. 4,000 words.
  12. "A Change in Rhetoric Made Modernity, and Can Spread It.” In Konrad Hummler and Alberto Mingardi, eds., The Future of Freedom: Essays in Honour of Tito Tettamanti. Torino: IBL Libri. 2016. German and Italian versions of the book will follow. Taken from my Bourgeois Equality, 2016.
  13. "Bourgeois Dignity Arrives in Early Georgian Drama." International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education 7 (2, Spring 2016): 104-115, lead article in special issue on Economics and Literature (Michelle Albert Vachris, ed.), taken from Chaps. 27 and 28 of Bourgeois Equality.
    • "Two Cheers for Corruption," review of Sarah Chayes's Thieves of State and Jay Cost's A Republic No More. Wall Street Journal, 28 February 2015, 1,500 words.
    • "Waroom zijn wij zo rijk?," "from De Groene Amsterdammer (a weekly magazine founded in 1877) Sept 23, 2015; English version (3,600 words): "Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World."
    • “Bourgeois Dignity: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World.” Pp. 30-37 in Hywel Williams, ed., A World Transformed: Studies in the History of Capitalism, Volume Two. London: Legatum Institute, 2016. German translation, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, April 2016.
    • [with Art Carden] “If We Keep Our Ethical Wits, We Can See Over into a Great Enrichment.” Independent Review, Winter 2016, 1,800 words. Also in Robert Whaples, Christopher Coyne, and Michael Munger, eds., Future: Economic Peril or Prosperity? Independent Institute, 2016.
    • How the Light Really Gets In: The Liberal and Bourgeois Deal,” Hay-on-Wye, Wales, How-the-Light-Gets-In Festival. 30 May 2016
    • "While Conforming to . . . Law and . . . Ethical Custom": How to Do Humanomics in Business Ethics. Preface to Eugene Heath and Byron Kaldis, eds., Wealth, Commerce and Philosophy: Foundational Thinkers and Business Ethics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017, pp. vii-xi.
  14. "The Great Enrichment: A Humanistic and Social Scientific Account." Scandinavian Economic History Review, 64 (1, 2016): 6-18, from Bourgeois Equality. Appearing with minor revisions also in Social Science History 40 (Winter, 2016): 1-16.
  15. "The Great Enrichment Came and Comes from Ethics and Rhetoric." Chp. 9 in Arthur Melzer and Steven Kautz, eds., Are Markets Moral? University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018.

(21.) Religious Economics [top^]

See also The Bourgeois Virtues, 2006.

  1. "Voodoo Economics." Poetics Today 12 (2, Summer 1991): 287-300.
    • "Foreword" to Robert H. Nelson, Reaching for Heaven on Earth: The Theological Meaning of Economics. Savage, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 1991, pp. xi-xvii.
    • "Christian Economics?" Eastern Economic Journal 25 (4, Fall 1999): 477-480.
  2. "Avarice, Prudence, and the Bourgeois Virtues." Pp. 312-336 in William Schweiker and Charles Mathewes, eds. Having: Property and Possession in Religious and Social Life. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2004.
  3. "Humility and Truth." Anglican Theological Review 88 (2, May 2006): 181-96.
    • "Humility and Truth in Economics," pp. 173-177 in Jack High, ed., Humane Economics: Essays in Honor of Don Lavoie. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2006.
    • {{"God and Mammon," unpublished lecture.}}
    • "Reply to Eugene McCarraher," 1100 words, May/June 2008 issue of Books & Culture.
    • "The Recession: A Christian Crisis?" 500-word essay in Christian Century, July 28, 2009.
    • "Work in the World: An Economist's Sermon." Faith and Economics, Fall, 2013. Also available on the Australian Broadcasting Company website, Nov 2013. Reprinted in facsimile in Paul Oslington, Mary Hirschfeld, Paul S. Williams, eds., Recent Developments in the Economics of Religion, International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, Edward Arnold, 2017.
    • "Virtues Lost: How It Happened and Why We Can't Live Without Them." Australian Broadcasting Company, Religion and Ethics site, 18 Dec 2013.
    • “Christian Crossing,” 100-word essay in The Christian Century, January 18, 2017.
  4. "Not Institutions, But Ethics and Religion: A Reply to Whaples, Hill, Fox, Oslington, and Boettke and Candela." Response to a symposium on Bourgeois Equality, in Faith and Economics 68 (Fall 2016): 47-62.

(22.) Political Philosophy [top^]

  1. "Hobbes, Rawls, Buchanan, Nussbaum, and All Seven of the Virtues." Journal des Économistes et des Études Humaines 17(1, January 2011). Translated into Swedish, Timbro Klassiker, December 2016.
  2. {"The Hobbes Problem: From Machiavelli to Buchanan"}, First Annual Buchanan Lecture, George Mason University, April 7, 2006. Based on previous items. A later version was presented at the Western division of the American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, 30 March 2016.
    • "Hobbes, Nussbaum, and All Seven of the Virtues," 1400-word comment at conference at the Institute of Social Studies, Den Haag, March 10, 2006 on "Nussbaum and Cosmopolitanism," in a special issue of Development and Change, 37(6), 2006, Des Gasper, ed.
  3. "The Rhetoric of the Economy and the Polity." Annual Review of Political Science 14 (May/June 2011): 181-199.
  4. "The Poverty of Communitarianism" (review of Michael Sandel's What Money Can’t Buy). Claremont Review of Books 12 (Fall 2012): 57-59. A longer version is "The Moral Limits of Communitarianism: What Michael Sandel Can't Buy." The longer version was reprinted (in English) in the book review section of the German journal ORDO (Band 64, spring 2013: 538-543).
  5. "Economic Liberty as Anti-Flourishing: Marx and Especially His Followers." In Michael R. Strain and Stan A. Veuger, eds., Economic Liberty and Human Flourishing: Perspectives from Political Philosophy, 129-149. Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute, 2016.
  6. "Manifesto for a New American Liberalism, or How to Be a Humane Libertarian," revision of the introduction to How to be a Humane Libertarian: Essays in a New American Liberalism (forthcoming, book manuscript under review, Yale University Press), for a conference volume edited by Benjamin Powell, available online at CapX (online publication of the Centre for Policy Studies, London), June 15, 2017.

(23.) Language, Humanomics, and the Economy [top^]

  1. [co-authored with Arjo Klamer] "One Quarter of GDP is Persuasion." American Economic Review 85 (2, May 1995): 191-95.
  2. "How to Buy, Sell, Make, Manage, Produce, Transact, Consume with Words." Introductory essay in Edward M. Clift, ed., How Language Is Used to Do Business: Essays on the Rhetoric of Economics/ Lewiston, NY: Mellen Press 2008.
  3. "Happyism: The Creepy New Economics of Pleasure," cover story in The New Republic, June 28, 2012. Among 5 "Honorable Mentions" supplementing the 16 chosen by David Brooks for a "Sidney Award" (out of 20 noted in his columns Dec 24 and Dec 27, 2012), and one of four in The New Republic mentioned for "the best [American] magazine essays" of 2012. Mentioned as "notable" in Best American Essays 2013.
    • "Die Geisteswissenschaften und die Wirtschaft" ("The Humanities and the Economy"). In German. Schweizer Monat, autumn 2012.
  4. "Adam Smith Did Humanomics: So Should We." Eastern Economic Journal 42(4), 503–513.
    • "Economics With a Human Face," review of Morson and Schapiro, Cents and Sensibility: What Economics Can Learn from the Humanities. Wall Street Journal, August 2017.

(24.) Against Neo-Institutional Economics [top^]

See also Bourgeois Dignity (2010; pp. 296–345), and Bourgeois Equality (2016; Chps. 13–15).

  1. "Max U versus Humanomics: A Critique of Neo-Institutionalism." Journal of Institutional Economics 12, Spring 2015: 1-27.
  2. "Ideas, Not Interests or Institutions, Caused the Great Enrichment." Man and the Economy: The Journal of the Coase Society. June 2015.
  3. "Not Saving or Psychology or Science, But a New Liberalism: A Reply to Gaus, Goldstone, Baker, Amadae, and Mokyr." Erasmus Journal of Philosophy and Economics 9(2): 66-89, Autumn 2016.
  4. "Lachmann Practiced Humanomics, Beyond the Dogma of Behaviorism." Forthcoming 2017, Review of Austrian Economics.

(25.) Other Brief Academic Items [top^]

  1. "Other Things Equal" (columns in the Eastern Economic Journal 1992-2003. Many of these through 1999 are included in How to be Human* *Though an Economist):
    1.   "The Natural" 18 (2, Spring 1992): 237-239.
    2.   "The Bankruptcy of Statistical Significance" 18 (3, Summer 1992): 359-361.
    3.   "Schelling's Five Truths of Economics" 19 (1, Winter 1993): 109-112.
    4.   "The A-Prime, C-Prime Theorem" 19 (2, Fall 1993): 235-238.
    5.   "Reading I've Liked" 19 (3, Summer 1994): 395-399.
    6.   "Economics: Art or Science or Who Cares?" 20 (1, Winter 1994): 117-120.
    7.   "How to Organize a Conference," 20 (2, Spring 1994): 221-224.
    8.   "Why Don't Economists Believe Empirical Findings?" 20 (3, Summer 1994): 357-350
    9.   "To Burn Always with a Hard, Gemlike Flame, Eh Professor?" 20 (4, Fall 1994): 479-481
    10.   "He's Smart, and He's a Nice Guy Too," 21 (1, Winter 1995): 109-112.
    11.   "How to Host a Seminar Visitor," 21 (2, Spring 1995): 271-274.
    12.   "Kelly Green Golf Shoes and the Intellectual Range from M to N," 21 (3, Summer 1995): 411-414.
    13.   "Some News That At Least Will Not Bore You," 21 (4, Fall 1995): 551-553.
    14.   "Love or Money" 22 (1, Winter 1996): 97-100.
    15.   "Keynes Was a Sophist, and a Good Thing, Too" 22 (2, Spring 1996)
    16.   "Economic Tourism" 22 (3, Summer 1996)
    17.   "One Small Step for Gary" 23 (1, Winter 1997): 113-116.
    18.   "Aunt Deirdre's Letter to a Graduate Student," 23 (2, Spring 1997): 241-244.
    19.   "The Rhetoric of Economics Revisited" 23 (3, Summer 1997): 359-362.
    20.   "Polanyi Was Right, and Wrong" 23 (4, Fall 1997): 483-487.
    21.   "Quarreling with Ken" 24 (1, Winter 1998): 111-115.
    22.   "Small Worlds, or, the Preposterousness of Closed Economy Macro" 24 (2, Spring 1998): 229-232.
    23.   "The So-Called Coase Theorem" 24 (3, Summer 1998): 367-371.
    24.   "Career Courage" 24 (4, Fall 1998): 525-528.
    25.   "Learning to Love Globalization" 25 (1, Winter 1999): 117-121.
    26.   "Economical Writing: An Executive Summary" 25 (2, Spring 1999):
    27.   "Cassandra's Open Letter to Her Economist Colleagues" EER 25 (3, Summer 1999): .
    28.   "Christian Economics?" EER 25 (4, Fall 1999):
    29.   "Alan Greenspan Doesn't Influence Interest Rates," EER 26 (1, Winter 2000): 99-102
    30.   "How to Be Scientific in Economics," EER 26 (2, Spring, 2000): 241-46.
    31.   "Free Market Feminism 101," EER 26 (3, Summer): 363-65.
    32.   "How to Be a Good Graduate Student," EER 26 (4, Fall 2000): 487-90.
    33.   "Three Books of Oomph," EER 27 (1, Winter 2001): "Books of Oomph," reprinted Post-Autistic Economics Newsletter, 8 May 2001
    34.   "Getting It Right, and Left: Marxism and Competition." 2001 EER 27 (4): 515-520.
    35.   "The Insanity of Letters of Recommendation" 2002 EER 28 (1): 137-140. [also in The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 2002.]
    36.   "What's Wrong with the Earth Charter." 2002 EER 28 (2): 269-272, with reply to Professor England.
    37.   "Samuelsonian Economics," 2002 EER 28 (3): 425-30.
    38.   "Why Economists Should Not Be Ashamed of Being Philosophers of Prudence." 2003 EER 28 (4): 551-556.
    39.   "Milton," 2003 EER 29 (1): 143-146.
    40.   "Notre Dame Loses," 2003 EER 29 (2): 309-315.

(26.) Other Journalism (short pieces) [top^]

  1. regular Reason magazine columns, since 2016 [some also listed in other categories above]: