Vol 30-A: The collection includes both refereed articles and review essays of recently published books in the history of economic thought and methodology. The articles highlight the work of founding editor Warren J. Samuels, American economists' role in the creation of federal trade acts, and Islamic economic methodology. A review symposium on Malcolm Rutherford's "The Institutionalist Movement in America" is followed by reviews of books on Adam Smith, George Warde Norman, William Whewell and Richard Jones, J.S. Mill and F.A. Hayek.
Vol 30-B: This volume includes archival documents and essays exploring the inter-relationship between the government and the economy. Levy, Peart, and Albert examine the one-sided controversy generated by Rose Wilder Lane and V. Orval Watts against a new generation of Keynes-influenced textbooks focused on governmental policy and the scope of government activity. Warren J. Samuels examines Heinrich von Treitschke's view on property as a function of politics using archival documents. Also included is a detailed examination of Warren J. Samuels' views on the economic role of government, as well as two sets of course notes in addition to the introductory essay.