In this issue (.pdf):
Look who’s not talking now: Two investigations of discourse at top econ blogs:
- Why Weren’t Left Economists More Opposed and More Vocal on the Export-Import Bank? Veronique de Rugy and coauthors ask.
- Ideology Über Alles? Jeremy Horpedahl examines economists’ views on transportation network companies such as Uber and Lyft.
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
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.)
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.