Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics


Clifford Thies on the AEA and Richard T. Ely

The American Economic Association takes pride in celebrating its founder Richard T. Ely. This pride is strange, given the character of Ely’s thought, which is revealed in the EJW article “Richard T. Ely: The Confederate Flag of the AEA?” by Clifford F. Thies and Ryan Daza. In this podcast, Thies explores Ely’s ideas, values, and impact.

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