Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology: Including a Symposium on Economists and Authoritarian Regimes in the 20th Century Vol: 38B

Luca Fiorito
Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Italy

Scott Scheall
Arizona State University, USA

Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

Product Details
10 Jul 2020
Emerald Publishing Limited
208 pages - 152 x 229mm
Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology
Volume 38B of Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology features a symposium on economists and authoritarian regimes in the 20th century. Guest-edited by Federico D’Onofrio and Gerardo Serra, the symposium includes contributions from José Luís Cardoso, Till Düppe and Sarah Joly-Simard, Elisa Grandi, Alexandre Andrada and Mauro Boianovsky, Tinashe Nyamunda, Doriana Matraku Dervishi and Marianne Johnson, and Nicolas Brisset and Raphaël Fèvre. Volume 38B also features a new general-research essay by Reinhard Schumacher and RHETM co-editor Scott Scheall that provides new details concerning Carl Menger’s life and career.
Part I: A Symposium on Economists and Authoritarian Regimes in the 20th Century 
Chapter 1. Hidden Agency: Economists and Authoritarian Regimes in the 20th Century; Federico D’Onofrio and Gerardo Serra 
Chapter 2. Economists and the Authoritarian Regime in Portugal (1926-1974): From Adherence to Dissent; José Luís Cardoso 
Chapter 3. Stalin’s Pluralism: How Anti-Dogmatism Serves Tyranny; Till Düppe and Sarah Joly-Simard 
Chapter 4. World Bank’s Missions in Colombia: Rojas’ Regime, Domestic Opposition and International Economists (1949-1957); Elisa Grandi 
Chapter 5. The Political Economy of the Income Distribution Controversy in 1970s Brazil: Debating Models and Data Under Military Rule; Alexandre Andrada and Mauro Boianovsky 
Chapter 6. Foreign Consultants, Racial Segregation and Dissent: J.L. Sadie in 1960s Southern Rhodesia; Tinashe Nyamunda 
Chapter 7. Isolation in Albanian Economic Thought; Doriana Matraku Dervishi and Marianne Johnson 
Chapter 8. The Vichy Opportunity: François Perroux’s Institutional and Intellectual Entrepreneurship; Nicolas Brisset and Raphaël Fèvre 
Part II: Essays 
Chapter 9. Karl Menger’s Unfinished Biography of His Father: Insights Into Carl Menger’s Life Through 1889; Reinhard Schumacher and Scott Scheall
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 and Director of Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Social Science in Arizona State University’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts, as well as Project Director for the History of Economic Thought in Arizona State University’s Center for the Study of Economic Liberty. He has published extensively on topics related to the history and philosophy of the Austrian School of economics. Scott is the author of F. A. Hayek and the Epistemology of Politics: The Curious Task of Economics (Forthcoming from Routledge, 2020). 

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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