John B. Davis

Marquette University

Professor, Economics

P.O. Box 1881

Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881

United States

University of Amsterdam

Professor, History and Philosophy of Economics

Amsterdam

Netherlands

Tinbergen Institute

Burg. Oudlaan 50

Rotterdam, 3062 PA

Netherlands

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Turn in Recent Economics and Return of Orthodoxy

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Aug 2007
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 355 (56,851)
Citation 4

Abstract:

recent economics, orthodoxy, heterodoxy, core-periphery

2.

The Homo Economicus Conception of the Individual: An Ontological Approach

HANDBOOK OF PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE: PHILOSOPHY OF ECONOMICS, Uskali Mäki, vol. ed., Dov M. Gabbay, Paul Thagard, John Woods. gen. eds., Elsevier, Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Mar 2010
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 201 (100,072)

Abstract:

Homo economicus, identity conditions, multiple selves, social identity

3.

Economics Imperialism Under the Impact of Psychology: The Case of Behavioral Development Economics

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 188 (102,702)

Abstract:

economics imperialism, choice heuristics, behavioral development economics

4.

Identity and Individual Economic Agents: A Narrative Approach

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Jun 2008
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 160 (134,333)
Citation 3

Abstract:

individuals, personal identity, Korsgaard, individual identity, social identity, Livet, social scaffolding

5.

The Individual in Recent Economics: Internalist and Externalist Conceptions

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Mar 2008
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 155 (143,763)

Abstract:

individual, prospect theory, preference construction, social preference, Bacharach, Ross, civil happiness

6.

Social Capital and Social Identity: Trust and Conflict

Social Capital and Economics: Social Values, Power, and Identity, A. Christoforou and J. Davis, eds., London: Routledge, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 139 (121,082)

Abstract:

social capital, social networks, social identity, Putnam, conflict analysis

7.

Mark Blaug on the Historiography of Economics

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Jun 2012
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 138 (150,900)

Abstract:

Blaug, historiography, Samuelson, economics of scientific knowledge, process-conception of competition, path-dependency, evolutionary view

8.

Social Identity Strategies in Recent Economics

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 05-078/2
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Aug 2005
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 127 (170,258)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Identity, personal identity, reflexivity, individual objective function

9.

Economists’ Odd Stand on the Positive-Normative Distinction: A Behavioral Economics View

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 111 (170,258)

Abstract:

value neutrality, Robbins, Putnam, fact-value entanglement, loss aversion

10.

Identity and Democracy: Linking Individual and Social Reasoning

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Aug 2007
John B. Davis and Solange Regina Marin
Marquette University and Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM/CESNORS), Brazil
Downloads 94 (210,303)
Citation 1

Abstract:

identity, democracy, individual reasoning, social reasoning, essential capabilities

11.

Pluralism and Anti-Pluralism in Economics: Homo Economicus and Religious Fundamentalism

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Nov 2011
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 93 (200,559)

Abstract:

pluralism in economics, Homo economicus, religion and economics, fundamentalism

12.

Obituary: Warren J. Samuels (1933-2011)

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Dec 2011
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 92 (216,173)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Samuels, institutionalism, matrix approach, invisible hand

13.

Justifying Human Rights: Economics and the Individual

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 May 2008
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 92 (208,912)

Abstract:

human rights, economic rights, Homo economicus, socially embedded individual conception

14.

Kenneth Boulding as a Moral Scientist

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Jun 2011
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 90 (204,639)

Abstract:

Boulding, moral science, general systems theory, three systems view, evolutionary economics

15.

Samuels on Methodological Pluralism in Economics

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 88 (211,742)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Samuels, methodological pluralism, economic methodology, economics profession

16.

Soros's Reflexivity Concept in a Complex World: Cauchy Distributions, Rational Expectations, and Rational Addiction

Journal of Economic Methodology, Vol. 20, No. 4 (2013)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Oct 2013
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 87 (192,793)

Abstract:

17.

The Capabilities Conception of the Individual

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Aug 2009
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 85 (217,708)

Abstract:

individual conception, capabilities, social identity, self-organization

18.

Bounded Rationality and Bounded Individuality

Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jun 2014
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 81 (206,056)

Abstract:

bounded rationality, bounded individuality, nudge economics, agent-based modeling, social identity theory, Marseille fish market

19.

Neuroeconomics and Identity

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Dec 2013
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 81 (200,559)

Abstract:

neuroeconomics, philosophy of science, instrumentalism, formalism, decision-maker autonomy, identity

20.

Rawlsian Individuals: From the 'Lab' to Adaptation

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Jun 2008
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 79 (237,014)

Abstract:

Rawls, individuals, experiment, complex systems

21.

The Change in Sraffa’s Philosophical Thinking

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jan 2011
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 70 (247,999)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Sraffa, supervenience physicalism, objectivism, physical real cost, Neurath, Carnap, Wittgenstein

22.

Complex Individuals: The Individual in Non-Euclidian Space

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 May 2008
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 58 (263,963)

Abstract:

space, individual conception, evolutionary-complexity-computational, Potts, Mirowski

23.

Stratification Economics with Identity Economics

Forthcoming Cambridge Journal of Economics
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Oct 2014
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 36 (279,322)

Abstract:

stratification, social identity, intersectionality, personal identity, stigma, identity-threat

24.

Lawson on Veblen on Social Ontology

Forthcoming in: What is this ‘school’ called neoclassical economics? Debating the issues, ed. Jamie Morgan, Routledge,
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Aug 2015
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 29 (320,768)

Abstract:

neoclassical economics, Veblen, Lawson, closed systems, cumulative causation, reflexivity

25.

Situating Care in Mainstream Health Economics: An Ethical Dilemma?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
John B. Davis and Robert McMaster
Marquette University and University of Glasgow - Department of Business and Management
Downloads 28 (345,279)

Abstract:

care; health care; health economics; externality; altruism; social capital

26.

Agency and the Process Aspect of Capability Development: Individual Capabilities, Collective Capabilities, and Collective Intentions

Filosofía de la Economía, Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Jul 2015
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 16 (246,147)

Abstract:

Sen, process aspect, Granovetter, collective capabilities, self, collective intentions, social identity

27.

The Continuing Relevance of Keynes's Philosophical Thinking: Reflexivity, Complexity, and Uncertainty

Forthcoming in Annals of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics, History and Political Science
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Dec 2016
John B. Davis
Marquette University
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Abstract:

Keynes, Complexity, Reflexivity, Non-Ergodic, Policy Activism, Uncertainty, Time

28.

Hodgson, Cumulative Causation, and Reflexive Economic Agents

Institutions and the Evolution of Capitalism, Essays in Honour of Geoffrey M. Hodgson, Francesca Gagliardi and David Gindis, editors, Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
John B. Davis
Marquette University
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Abstract:

Hodgson, Veblen, cumulative causation, reflexive agents, completeness assumption

29.

Economics, Neuroeconomics, and the Problem of Identity

Forthcoming in Schmollers Jahrbuch 136 (2016)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Apr 2016
John B. Davis
Marquette University
Downloads 0 (281,658)

Abstract:

neuroeconomics, mainstream economics, isolated science, identity, revealed preference, circularity, MRI, distributed cognition

30.

Transformation Without Paternalism

Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jan 2016
John B. Davis and Thomas R. Wells
Marquette University and Leiden University
Downloads 0 (306,596)

Abstract:

human development policy, personal identity, paternalism, informed consent, autonomy, democracy, capability approach

31.

Economics Imperialism versus Multidisciplinarity

History of Economic Ideas, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Oct 2015
John B. Davis
Marquette University
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Abstract:

economics imperialism, Lazear, Chicago School, interdisciplinarity, multidisciplinarity, performative, science naturalism, Wittgenstein, pluralism

32.

The Turn in Recent Economics and Return of Orthodoxy

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 349-366, 2008
Posted: 20 Jun 2008
John B. Davis
Marquette University

Abstract:

Recent economics, Orthodoxy, Heterodoxy, Core-periphery

33.

Akerlof and Kranton on Identity in Economics: Inverting the Analysis

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 31, Issue 3, pp. 349-362, 2007
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
John B. Davis
Marquette University

Abstract:

Identity in economics, Social identity approach, Sociological approach to identity, Personal identity objection function, Recent economics

34.

The Conception of the Individual in Non-Cooperative Game Theory

Tinbergen Institute Working Paper No. 03-095/2
Posted: 07 Dec 2003
John B. Davis
Marquette University

Abstract:

conceptions of individuals; Harsanyi; games of incomplete information; fixed point theorems; Nash equilibrium.