Selected Publications: Papers

History of Economics

“Capital Controversy from Böhm-Bawerk to Bliss: Badly Posed or Very Deep Questions? or What ‘We’ Can Learn from Capital Controversy Even If You Don’t Care Who Won,” Journal of the History of Economic Thought, March 2010, 32(1), 1-21 (lead article).

“Reswitching and Reversing in Capital Theory” (with G.C. Harcourt), in M. Blaug and P. Lloyd (eds.) Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economics (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2010), pp. 191-8.

“The Mythology of Capital or of Static Equilibrium?: The Böhm-Bawerk/Clark Controversy,” Journal of the History of Economic Thought, (June 2008), 30(2), 151-71.

“The Kaldor/Knight Controversy: Is Capital A Distinct and Quantifiable Factor of Production?” European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, (March 2006), 13(1), 141-161.

Capital Theory, Vols I-III, (co-edited with C. Bliss and G.C. Harcourt), in the series Critical Ideas in Economics (edited by K.D. Hoover and M. Blaug)(Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2005).

“Introduction on Capital Theory Controversy: Scarcity, Production, Equilibrium and Time” (with G.C. Harcourt), in C. Bliss, A. Cohen and G.C. Harcourt (eds.) Capital Theory, (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2005). Vol. I, pp. xxvii-lx.

“The Hayek/Knight Capital Controversy: The Irrelevance of Roundaboutness, or Purging Processes in Time?” History of Political Economy, Fall 2003, 35(3), 469-490.

“Cambridge Capital Controversies – Comments and Response” (with G.C. Harcourt), Journal of Economic Perspectives , Fall 2003, 17(4), 227-233.

“Whatever Happened to the Cambridge Capital Controversies?” (with G.C. Harcourt), Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter 2003, 17(1), 199-214.

“Frank Knight’s Position on Capital and Interest: Foundation of the Hayek/Knight/Kaldor Debate,” in M. Rutherford (ed.) The Economic Mind in America: Essays in the History of American Economics (Perspectives on the History of Economic Thought (London: Routledge, 1998).

“Böhm-Bawerk’s Letters to J.B. Clark: A Pre-Cambridge Controversy in the Theory of Capital” (with H. Drost), in P. Arestis, G. Palma and M. Sawyer (eds.) Capital Controversy, Post Keynesian Economics and the History of Economic Theory: Essays in Honour of Geoff Harcourt, Vol, 1 (London: Routledge, 1996).

“What Was Abandoned Following the Cambridge Capital Controversies?: Samuelson, Substance, Scarcity and Value,” History of Political Economy, Annual Supplement 1993, 25(5), 202-219.

“Does Joan Robinson’s Critique of Equilibrium Entail Theoretical Nihilism?” in G. Mongiovi and C. Ruhl (eds.), Macroeconomic Theory: Diversity and Convergence (Aldershot: Edward Elgar, 1993).

“Prices, Capital and the One-Commodity Model in Neoclassical and Classical Theories,” History of Political Economy, Summer 1989, 21(2), 231-251.

“The Methodological Resolution of the Cambridge Controversies,” Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Summer 1984, 6(4), 614-629.