Classical Liberalism in Econ, by Country

Twenty-five articles and counting…

This page collects all articles published in the Econ Journal Watch series called “Classical Liberalism in Econ, by Country,” which has carried across multiple issues of the journal (May 2015, September 2015, January 2016, January 2017, May 2017, January 2018, May 2018, September 2019, September 2020, September 2021, March 2022, September 2022, March 2023, and September 2023).

Authors from around the world tell us about their country’s culture of political economy, in particular the vitality of liberalism in the original political sense, historically and currently, with special attention to professional economics as practiced in academia, think tanks, and intellectual networks.

The articles are listed in the order they appeared in EJW.

EJW Audio podcasts related to the series:

In the following books, the articles are reproduced, often with an postscript updating the story:

We welcome inquiries or proposals regarding further contributions to the series.