Journal of Economic Methodology

  • Good and bad justifications of analytical modelling
    Journal of Economic Methodology13 November 2023By Robert SugdenSchool of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UKRobert Sugden is Professor of Economics at the University of East Anglia. His research uses a combination of theoretical, experimental and philosophical methods to investigate issues in behavioural economics, normative economics, choice under uncertainty, the foundations of decision and game theory, the methodology of economics, and the evolution of social conventions. His current work aims to reconcile behavioural and normative economics, using principles of opportunity and mutual advantage rather than welfare.
  • Social Preferences: An Introduction to Behavioural Economics and Experimental Research
    Journal of Economic Methodology01 November 2023By Egor Bronnikova School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlandsb Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USAc Free School of Science, Free University of Moscow (Brīvā Universitāte), Moscow, Russia
  • Introduction to the INEM 2021 conference special issue
    Journal of Economic Methodology26 October 2023By Malte DoldC. Tyler DesRochesMerve BurnazogluMalte Dold is assistant professor in the Economics Department at Pomona College in California. Previously, he spent two years as a post doctoral fellow at New York University. He holds a master's degree in Philosophy and Economics from the University of Bayreuth, and received his PhD in Economics from the University of Freiburg. His research lies at the intersection of behavioral economics, philosophy of economics, and history of economic thought.C. Tyler DesRoches is Associate Professor of Sustainability and Human Well-Being at the School of Sustainability and Associate Professor of Philosophy at the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University. His interdisciplinary research has focused on the normative foundations of behavioral economics, Aristotle's economics, old institutionalism, the nature of interdisciplinary economics, and environmental philosophy. Tyler is a former President of International Network for Economic Method, co-founder of the Canadian Society for Environmental Philosophy and co-founder of the Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics.Merve Burnazoglu is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics as part of the Applied Economics Section at the Utrecht University School of Economics, the Netherlands. Her main research is in Political Economy and Methodology. She has a strong interest in identity, and the role of algorithms/AI in reproducing stratification mechanisms that operate in markets, policy, and scientific practice.
  • Ontological wars in economics: the return of supervenience
    Journal of Economic Methodology24 October 2023By Alexandre Müller FonsecaInsper - Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa, São Paulo, BrazilAlexandre Müller Fonseca has recently obtained his Ph.D. degree in Philosophy at Durham University (UK). He is a postdoctoral fellow researcher in economics at Insper (São Paulo, Brazil). His current research focuses on the broader areas of philosophy of economics and the philosophy of social sciences. More particularly, he is interested in various topics related to non-causal and multiple types of inter-level explanations in economics and social sciences, and the explanatory capacity of scientific models, including economics.
  • Models on trial: antitrust experts face Daubert challenges
    Journal of Economic Methodology11 October 2023By Edoardo PeruzziDepartment of Economics and Statistics, University of Siena, Siena, ItalyEdoardo Peruzzi is a PhD candidate in Economics in the programme of the Tuscan Universities (Florence, Pisa, and Siena). He works at the intersection between philosophy of economics, antitrust economics, and history of economics. His current project concerns the use of economic theory in antitrust enforcement. Personal website:
  • A contribution to scientific studies of norms in economics inspired by JN Keynes and popper
    Journal of Economic Methodology09 October 2023By Sina Badieia Philosophy and Human Science, Collège International de Philosophie, Paris, Franceb Centre Walras-Pareto, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, SwitzerlandSina Badiei is Junior Lecturer (Premier assistant) at the Center Walras-Pareto of the University of Lausanne, and Director of Program in the Philosophy and Human Sciences Department at the Collège International de Philosophie (Université Paris Lumières). He studied Electronic Engineering, Physics, Political Philosophy, Economics and the History and Philosophy of Science in the course of his several Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. He did his Ph.D. in the History, Philosophy and Epistemology of Economics. Entitled ‘Positive Economics and Normative Economics in Marx, Mises, Friedman and Popper’, it was defended in September 2020 and was the winner of the 2022 Best Dissertation Prize of the ‘Association Charles Gide pour l’Étude de la Pensée Économique’, awarded to the best dissertation on the history, epistemology or philosophy of economics defended between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2021. His research deals with the theoretical and philosophical foundations of the normative positions and analyses of economists in the history of economic thought, especially in the Marxist and Neo-Ricardian schools, the Austrian school, the Chicago school and the Lausanne school. He also works on how norms and values are evaluated in contemporary normative economics (Welfare Economics, Social Choice Theory, the Capability Approach) and contemporary economic theories of justice. He has published two books, co-edited two collective books and co-edited a special issue of the journal Review of Economic Philosophy. Among his recent publications is the collective volume The Positive and the Normative in Economic Thought, which he co-edited for ‘Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology’.
  • The genetic lottery why DNA matters for social equality
    Journal of Economic Methodology09 October 2023By Jonathan M. KaplanSchool of History, Philosophy, and Religion, Oregon State University
  • Can heterodox economics make a difference? Conversations with key thinkers
    Journal of Economic Methodology22 September 2023By Danielle GuizzoUniversity of Bristol, Bristol, UK
  • Permissible preference purification: on context-dependent choices and decisive welfare judgements in behavioural welfare economics
    Journal of Economic Methodology15 September 2023By Måns Abrahamson
  • Medical epistemology meets economics: how (not) to GRADE universal basic income research
    Journal of Economic Methodology10 July 2023By Kenji Hayakawa
  • Definitions in economics: farewell to essentialism
    Journal of Economic Methodology21 June 2023By Cristian Frasser
  • The soul of economics: editorial
    Journal of Economic Methodology05 June 2023By Catherine Herfeld
  • The case against formal methods in (Austrian) economics: a partial defense of formalization as translation
    Journal of Economic Methodology04 May 2023By Alexander Linsbichler
  • Is economics credible? A critical appraisal of three examples from microeconomics
    Journal of Economic Methodology29 April 2023By Seán M. Muller
  • The intrinsic complexity of collective choice a review of making better choices. design, decisions, and democracy
    Journal of Economic Methodology27 April 2023By Orlando Gomes
  • What makes economics special: orientational paradigms
    Journal of Economic Methodology27 March 2023By Paul Hoyningen-Huene
  • The Homer economicus narrative: from cognitive psychology to individual public policies
    Journal of Economic Methodology24 March 2023By Guilhem Lecouteux
  • Objectivity in economics and the problem of the individual
    Journal of Economic Methodology01 March 2023By John B. Davis
  • A controversy about modeling practices: the case of inequity aversion
    Journal of Economic Methodology20 February 2023By Alexandre Truc
  • Comments on Nick Huntington–Klein’s review ‘Pearl before economists: The Book of Why and empirical economics’
    Journal of Economic Methodology17 February 2023By J. Pearl
  • The dawn of everything: a new history of humanity
    Journal of Economic Methodology02 February 2023By Michiru Nagatsu
  • On the epistemic contribution of financial models
    Journal of Economic Methodology30 January 2023By Alexander Mebius
  • The significance of GDP: a new take on a century-old question
    Journal of Economic Methodology27 January 2023By Shiri Cohen Kaminitz
  • The wealth of humans: core, periphery and frontiers of humanomics
    Journal of Economic Methodology28 December 2022By Paolo Silvestri

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