Including a Symposium on Mary Morgan: Curiosity, Imagination, and Surprise Vol: 36B

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
24 Oct 2018
Emerald Publishing Limited
256 pages - 152 x 229mm
Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology
Volume 36B of Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology features a symposium reflecting on the significance of Mary Morgan's contributions to the history and philosophy of economics. Symposium participants include guest editors Marcel Boumans and Hsiang-Ke Chao, as well as Harro Maas, Tiago Mata, Gerardo Serra, and Andrej Svorenčík. The volume also features the next installment of Charles R. McCann, Jr. and Vibha Kapuria-Foreman's continuing project on the neglected Chicago economist, Robert Franklin Hoxie.
1. Introduction to the Symposium "Curiosity, Imagination, and Surprise"; Marcel Boumans 
2. Health Economic Modeling: Fact or Fiction? Useful to Policymakers in Spite of Untruths; Joshua P. Cohen 
3. Calculators and Quacks: Feeling the Economy's Pulse in Times of Crisis; Harro Maas 
4. Rationalism and the 'Engineer-Economists' In The Netherlands, 1920-1940; Peter Rodenburg 
5. Shaping Space Through Diagrams: The Case of The History of Location Theory; Hsiang-Ke Chao 
6. "Influence" in Historical Explanation: Mary Morgan's Traveling Facts and the Context of Influence; Tiago Mata 
7. Pleas for Fieldwork: Polly Hill on Observation and Induction, 1966-1982; Gerardo Serra 
8. Imagination and Rule: Visualising Economic Space in India (18th - 20th Century); Aashish Velkar 
9. Re-Thinking Reproducibility as a Criterion for Research Quality; Sabina Leonelli 
10. Tales of the Unexpected: The Use of Narrative in Studies of Experimental Neurosis; Edmund Ramsden 
11. Creating Economics in the Lab: From Physical Place to Laboratory Space; Andrej Svorenčík 
12. Reflections; Mary Morgan 
13. Trade Union Politics and the Socialist Party of America: The Investigations of Robert Franklin Hoxie, 1908-1913; Charles R. McCann, Jr. and Vibha Kapuria-Foreman
Luca Fiorito received his PhD in economics from the New School for Social Research in New York and is currently Associate 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 a Lecturer with Arizona State University's College of Integrative Sciences and Arts. He received his PhD in philosophy from Arizona State in 2012. 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 of economic thought and economic methodology, studying in particular the interplay between social, political, and economic ideas in early modern England, and the institutionalization of academic economics in Brazil during the postwar era. He has published several papers on these and other 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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