Of Talk, Economics, Love and Innovation
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College; PERC - Property and Environment Research Center
March 7, 2012
Journal of Socio-Economics, 41.6 (December 2012), pp. 783-86
Few economists speak of talk in considering human interaction. Deirdre McCloskey is one who does. The paper considers what it means to take talk seriously, its connection to moral philosophy, and to innovation.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 14
Keywords: McCloskey, talk, discussion, innovation, Frank Knight, Elinor Ostrom, morality, rhetoric, Knightian uncertainty
JEL Classification: A13, N00, O00, B31, B40
Date posted: October 25, 2012 ; Last revised: August 8, 2013
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