Steven G. Medema

Duke University - Department of Economics

Research Professor

213 Social Sciences Building

Box 90097

Durham, NC 27708-0204

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Adam Smith and the Chicago School

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 May 2006
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Adam Smith, Chicago School

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Chicago Law and Economics

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Jul 2004
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Chicago school, history, Coase

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The Jurisprudential Niche of Law and Economics

Economics and the Law, August 2006, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 03-20
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Nicholas Mercuro and Steven G. Medema
Michigan State University College of Law and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 601 (43,239)
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Law, economics

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A Case of Mistaken Identity: George Stigler, 'The Problem of Social Cost,' and the Coase Theorem

European Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Aug 2010
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Coase theorem, Coase, Stigler

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Defining Economics: Robbins's Essay in Theory and Practice

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
Roger Backhouse and Steven G. Medema
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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definition of economics, choice, scarcity

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Of Coase and Carbon: The Coase Theorem in Environmental Economics, 1960-1979

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2014
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Coase theorem, environmental economics, property rights, transaction costs

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Economists and the Analysis of Government Failure: Fallacies in the Chicago and Virginia Interpretations of Cambridge Welfare Economics

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2012
Roger Backhouse and Steven G. Medema
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Public Choice, Chicago School, Cambridge School, Economic Role of Government

Sidgwick's Utilitarian Analysis of Law: A Bridge from Bentham to Becker?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Jul 2004
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Bentham, Sidgwick, utilitarianism

Sidgwick's Utilitarian Analysis of Law: A Bridge from Bentham to Becker?

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2007
Posted: 22 Jun 2007
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics

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Bentham, Sidgwick, utilitarianism

Sidgwick's Utilitarian Analysis of Law: A Bridge from Bentham to Becker?

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 30-47, 2007
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics

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Identifying a ‘Chicago School’ of Economics: On the Origins, Evolution, and Evolving Meanings of a Famous Brand Name

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Chicago school, economics

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Harnessing Self-Interest: Mill, Sidwick, and the Evolution of the Theory of Market Failure

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Jul 2004
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Mill, Sidgwick, market failure, government

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Rethinking Market Failure: 'The Problem of Social Cost' Before the 'Coase Theorem'

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Coase theorem, externalities, market failure

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Neither Misunderstood Nor Ignored: The Early Reception of Coase's Wider Challenge to the Analysis of Externalities

History of Economic Ideas, 24, 2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Coase theorem, externalities, social cost

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'Marginalizing' Government: From La Scienza Delle Finanze to Wicksell

History of Political Economy, Vol. 37, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jul 2004
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Italian School, Wicksell, public goods, optimality

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Debating Law's Irrelevance: Legal Scholarship and the Coase Theorem in the 1960s

Texas A&M Law Review 2 (December 2014).
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 13 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2014
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Coase theorem, law and economics

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Juris Prudence: Calabresi's Uneasy Relationship with the Coase Theorem

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Coase theorem, Calabresi, law and economics

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'Exceptional and Unimportant'? The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Externalities in Economic Analysis

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2017
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Externalities, Social Cost, PIgou, Coase, Competitive Equilibrium

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Textbooks as Data for the Study of the History of Economics: Lowly Beast or Fruitful Vineyard?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Coase theorem, textbooks

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How Textbooks Create Knowledge and Meaning: The Case of the Coase Theorem in Intermediate Microeconomics

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Coase theorem, textbooks, externalities, microeconomics

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Those Crazy Transaction Costs: On the Irrelevance of the Equivalence between Monetary Damages and Specific Performance

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Jul 2011
Gregory J. DeAngelo and Steven G. Medema
West Virginia University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Coase Theorem, Specific Performance, Monetary Damages

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Public Choice and the Notion of Creative Communities

History of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Aug 2010
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Public choice, Virginia school, creative communities

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Disciplinary Collisions: Blum, Kalven, and the Economic Analysis of Accident Law at Chicago in the 1960s

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jul 2018
Alain Marciano and Steven G. Medema
Université de Montpellier and Duke University - Department of Economics
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conomic analysis of law, Chicago, Blum, Kalven, Liability, Tort Law, Automobile accidents

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Ronald Coase, The British Tradition, and The Future of Economic Method

Steven G. Medema, ed., Coasean Economics: Law and Economics and the New Institutional Economics (Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997), pp. 209-38
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jul 2015
Richard O. Zerbe and Steven G. Medema
University of Washington - Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Coase, Coasean, Coasian, W.A.S. Hewins, economic theory, institutions, methodology

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'Exceptional and Unimportant'? Externalities, Competitive Equilibrium, and the Myth of a Pigovian Tradition

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Aug 2018
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Externalities, Welfare Economics, Pigovian Tradition

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Between LSE and Cambridge: Accounting for Ronald Coase’s Fascination with Alfred Marshall

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Oct 2018
Steven G. Medema
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Ronald Coase, Alfred Marshall, Biography, Methodology

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The Economic Role of Government as, in Part, a Matter of Selective Perception, Sentiment and Valuation: The Cases of Pigovian and Paretian Welfare Economics

American Journal of Economics & Sociology, Vol. 59, Issue 1
Posted: 27 Jun 2000
Steven G. Medema and Warren J. Samuels
Duke University - Department of Economics and Michigan State University

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