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Economics as social engineering? Questioning the performativity thesis

Ana C. Santos and João Rodrigues.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Design of Experiments; Economic Sociology. 8989 words.

The social engineering ambitions of economics have never been so high. Economists are increasingly invited to construct markets from scratch or to design mechanisms that mimic the market....

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External Influence as an Indicator of Scholarly Importance

Ho Fai Chan, Bruno S. Frey, Jana Gallus, Markus Schaffner, Benno Torgler and Stephen Whyte.

in CESifo Economic Studies

March 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology. 10269 words.

Although the external influence of scholars has usually been approximated by publication and citation count, the array of scholarly activities is far more extensive. Today, new...

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Greening the economy: interrogating sustainability innovations beyond the mainstream

Anna R. Davies and Sue J. Mullin.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Corporate Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 11747 words.

Current international economic and environmental conditions have led to increasing calls for alternative pathways of development. Globally, the language of a green economy is being promoted...

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Mathematical modelling in the wake of the crisis: a blessing or a curse? What does the economics profession say?

Vinca Bigo and Ioana Negru.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology. 9531 words.

The economics profession has been heavily criticised for not anticipating the economic crisis that began in 2007. And even now economists seem unable to suggest ways out of this crisis. It...

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Moral sentiments and economic practices in Kyrgyzstan: the internal embeddedness of a moral economy

Balihar Sanghera and Elmira Satybaldieva.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2009; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 7598 words.

In The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Adam Smith notes that moral sentiments, emotions and feelings affect economic and social practices. In the literature on social embeddedness of the...

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Of Tastes and Values

Guido Calabresi.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Law and Economics; Tort Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 8249 words.

This lecture was delivered by Judge Calabresi upon receiving the Ronald H. Coase Medal at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economic Association at Stanford Law School on May 18,...

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On the Relationship between the Student-Advisor Match and Early Career Research Productivity for Agricultural and Resource Economics Ph.D.s

Christiana E. Hilmer and Michael J. Hilmer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 8117 words.

We use a unique data set on students receiving their Ph.D.s from top-ranked agricultural and resource economics programs to investigate how the ranking of a student's dissertation advisor...

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Process, order and stability in Veblen

Tony Lawson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; General Economics and Teaching; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Sociology; Individual Economists; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 23335 words.

In this essay I tease out the notion of social order that underpins Veblen’s numerous contributions and examine its development over time. In piecing together various components of Veblen’s...

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The Research Assessment Exercise, the state and the dominance of mainstream economics in British universities

Frederic S. Lee.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2007; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 7830 words.

In previous research on the impact of the Research Assessment Exercise on heterodox economics and heterodox economists in the UK, the author concluded that reliance on Diamond List journals...

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Stratification economics and identity economics

John B. Davis.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 8087 words.

Stratification economics represents an important new approach devoted to explaining economic inequality in terms of how social groups are separated or stratified according to relative group...

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