Today, Social Sciences in China Press (http://www.csstoday.com/), an academic news and publishing agency affiliated to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (http://casseng.cssn.cn/), published an article in Chinese on the state of the economics discipline, based in part on an interview with me. Below, in English, are the questions that were asked to me by journalist Wang Youran, and my responses in … More On Economics: Interview with Social Sciences in China Press
I hope that you are all well and braving the great confinement, although I fear not. I shall be writing more on that theme very soon. But life must go on: Three years ago I began a dialogue with my colleagues at the New School and beyond on the role of statistical physics in the … More Statistical Physics and the Social Sciences: Take Two
Some further thoughts in the aftermath of publication of my brief review essay on the recent book on the Nobel Prize in Economics by Offer and Söderberg, and in response to reactions from colleagues:
My brief review essay on the Nobel Prize in Economics, centering on the recent book entitled The Nobel Factor by Offer and Söderberg was published in Development and Change on the same day as the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economics was also announced. Read the essay here. Some subsequent reflections, on what the essay left out … More Beyond the Aura: The Nobel Prize in Economics
The latest entry in our Reading Mas-Colell blog, on General Equilibrium Theory, has just been published here, on the INET website.