Including a Symposium on 50 Years of the Union for Radical Political Economics Vol: 37, Part A

Luca Fiorito
Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy

Scott Scheall
Arizona State University, USA

Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil


Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781787698505
Published:
07 May 2019
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
222 pages - 152 x 229mm
Series:
Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology
Volume 37A of Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology features a symposium edited by Tiago Mata, celebrating 50 years of the Union of Radical Political Economics. It also includes an essay by Mauro Boianovsky, and is accompanied by a series of reflections from esteemed colleagues, all focused on Arthur Lewis and the classical foundation of development economics.  
The Volume further includes an important new archival contribution (edited and introduced by Malcolm Rutherford) from the papers of Alvin Hansen, in which the famous Harvard economist reflects on the contributions of his teacher, John R. Commons, on the occasion of the latter’s 70th birthday in November 1932.
Introduction
Editors' Biographies 
PART I: A SYMPOSIUM ON 50 YEARS OF THE UNION OF RADICAL POLITICAL ECONOMICS 
1. Introduction: The Untold Story of Left Economics; Tiago Mata 
2. Macroeconomic Consequences of Peace: American Radical Economists and the Problem of Military Keynesianism, 1938-1975; Tim Barker 
3. In Search of an Alternative: American Radical Economists in Mao's China; Isabella Maria Weber and Gregor Semieniuk 
4. In Search of the Socialist Subject: Radical Political Economy and the Study of Moral Incentives in the Third World; Benjamin Feldman 
5. The Radical Roots of Feminism in Economics; Jennifer Cohen 
PART II: ESSAYS 
6. Arthur Lewis and the Classical Foundations of Development Economics; Maura Boianovsky 
7. Adam Smith's Answer to Arthur Lewis; Maria Pia Paganelli 
8. Lewis's Breakthrough Publications of 1954 and 1955: A Little Understood Perspective; Robert L. Tignor 
9. Arthur Lewis and the Classical Foundations of 'Development': Economic History and Institutional Change; Federico D'Onofrio and Gerardo Serra 
10. Generalizing Lewis: Unlimited Supplies of Labor in the Advanced Capitalist World; Stephen A. Marglin 
11. On the Application of the Lewis Model to China; Hans-Michael Trautwein 
12. Lewis and Kuznets on Economic Growth and Income Inequality; Guido Erreygers 
13. Why Lewis and Classical Economics?; Claudia Serra 
PART III: FROM THE VAULT 
14. The Contribution of Professor John R. Commons to American Economics: An Address Given by Alvin A. Hansen on the Occasion of John R. Commons' 70th Birthday Celebration, November 18th, 1932; Edited and Introduced by Malcolm Rutherford
Luca Fiorito received his PhD in economics from the New School for Social Research in New York and is currently Professor at the University of Palermo. His main area of interest is the history of American economic thought in the Progressive Era and the interwar years. He has published many works on the contributions of the institutionalists and on the relationship between economics and eugenics. 
Scott Scheall is Assistant Professor of Social Science with Arizona State University’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts. Scott is a former Research Fellow with Duke University’s Center for the History of Political Economy and a former Postdoctoral Fellow with the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at George Mason University. He has published extensively on the history and methodology of the Austrian School of economics. 
Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak is Associate Professor of Economics at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. He specializes in the history and methodology of economics, studying the interplay of social, political, and economic ideas in early modern England, and the institutionalization of economics in Brazil during the postwar era. He has published several papers on these and related themes in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, and is also the co-editor of The Political Economy of Latin American Independence (Routledge, 2017).

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