Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

Volume 12, Issue 3, September 2015

In this issue (.pdf):

Look who’s not talking now: Two investigations of discourse at top econ blogs:

As time goes by: What would Adam Smith have said about the Export-Import Bank?

Dummy Variables Revisited: John Humphreys finds that education premiums in Cambodia may be higher than previously believed.

Classical Liberalism in Econ, by Country (Part II): 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.

Hugo Faria and Leonor Filardo:
Venezuela: Without Liberals, There Is No Liberalism

Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard:
Classical Liberalism and Modern Political Economy in Denmark

G. P. Manish, Shruti Rajagopalan, Daniel Sutter, and Lawrence H. White:
Liberalism in India

Andrés Marroquín and Fritz Thomas:
Classical Liberalism in Guatemala

(Part I of the Symposium appeared in May. Part III of the Symposium, to appear in January 2016, will treat Korea, Mexico, and perhaps other countries as well.)

EJW Audio

Shruti Rajagopalan on Liberalism in India

Arthur Melzer on the History, Analysis, and Significance of Esotericism

Call for papers

EJW fosters open exchange. We welcome proposals and submissions of diverse viewpoints.

Call for papers for special issue: Government Propaganda Watch.

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Table of contents (.pdf) with links to articles