David Ellerman

University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department

Visiting Scholar

540 Alumni Ln

Davis, CA 95616

United States

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Scholarly Papers (56)

1.

The Mathematics of Real Estate Appraisal

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 May 2004
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 2,356 (3,228)

Abstract:

Valuation formulas, real estate appraisal, internal rate of return

2.

Introduction to Property Theory

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 May 2004
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 783 (21,885)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Property rights, responsibility, appropriation

3.

Lessons from Eastern Europe's Voucher Privatization

Challenge, Vol. 44, No. 4, Pp. 14-37, July/August 2001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Apr 2002
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 723 (23,764)
Citation 2

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4.

Policy Research on Migration and Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3117
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Oct 2004
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 543 (37,257)
Citation 7

Abstract:

migration, development, brain drain

5.

Marxism as a Capitalist Tool

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2009
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 409 (50,236)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Marx, Marxism, capitalism, socialism, economic democracy

6.

Category Theory and Universal Models: Adjoints and Brain Functors

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 May 2009
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 365 (59,385)

Abstract:

adjoint functors, universal models, selectionist mechanisms, category theory

7.

Helping People Help Themselves: Toward a Theory of Autonomy-Compatible Help

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2693
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 303 (66,955)

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8.

Double-Entry Accounting: The Mathematical Formulation and Generalization

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 303 (71,261)

Abstract:

double-entry accounting, debits, credits, multi-dimensional accounting

9.

Goodwill: A Present Property Right or Only an Anticipated Future Right?

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 214 (105,601)

Abstract:

Goodwill, property rights, going-concern contractual position

10.

Inalienable Rights: A Litmus Test for Liberal Theories of Justice

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2009
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 203 (115,130)
Citation 1

Abstract:

inalienable rights, Rawls, Nozick, liberal theories of justice

11.

The Role of Capital in 'Capitalist' and in Labor-Managed Firms

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Dec 2004
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 190 (117,906)

Abstract:

Property appropriation, capital rights, ownership of the firm, labor-managed firm

12.

Numeraire Illusion: The Final Demise of the Kaldor-Hicks Principle

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 189 (114,044)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Kaldor-Hicks, Chicago School, wealth maximization, cost-benefit analysis

13.

A Mathematical Introduction to Property Theory: The Fundamental Theorem and Duality Theory for Penalties

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Dec 2004
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 186 (124,086)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Property appropriation, invisible hand mechanism, responsibility, convex duality

14.

Jane Jacobs on Development

Oxford Development Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Oct 2004
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 185 (119,561)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Jane Jacobs, development, migration, spin-offs

15.

Hirschmanian Themes of Social Learning and Change

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2591
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 178 (129,754)
Citation 1

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16.

Voucher Privatization with Investment Funds: An Institutional Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1924
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 176 (130,445)
Citation 9

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17.

Inalienable Rights and Liberal - Contractarian Theories of Justice - With Applications to Rawls and Nussbaum

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 160 (139,451)

Abstract:

Inalienable rights, Rawls, Nussbaum, A Theory of Justice, Frontiers of Justice

18.

The Indirect Approach

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2417
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 139 (162,790)
Citation 1

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19.

The Workplace in Deliberative Democratic Theory: A Note on Kant, Mill, and Dewey

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Apr 2009
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 138 (140,949)

Abstract:

deliberative democracy, Kant, Mill, Dewey, workplace democracy

20.

On Property Theory

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Nov 2013
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 134 (151,072)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Theory of property; appropriation; invisible hand; responsibility principle, Hume, Locke, employment relation, inalienability of responsible agency

21.

Is Wall Street Capitalism Really 'The Model'?

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 126 (166,554)

Abstract:

Wall Street capitalism, responsibility principle, absentee ownership, logic of exit, logic of commitment

22.

Translatio versus Concessio: Retrieving the debate about contracts of alienation with an application to today's employment contract

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Nov 2004
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 125 (176,770)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Employment contract, corporate governance, workplace democracy

23.

The Two Institutional Logics: Exit-Oriented Versus Commitment-Oriented Institutional Designs

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Jul 2004
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 123 (176,770)

Abstract:

exit, voice, commitment, series-parallel duality. institutional design

24.

Job and Enterprise Creation Schemes: Putting Jane Jacobs to Work

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Mar 2006
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 118 (181,138)

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, Jane Jacobs, job creation

Transforming the Old into a Foundation for the New: Lessons of the Moldova ARIA Project

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2866
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Ellerman and Vladimir Kreacic
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department and World Bank
Downloads 91 (227,333)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Transforming the Old into a Foundation for the New - Lessons of the Moldova Aria Project

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2866
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Ellerman and Vladimir Kreacic
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department and World Bank
Downloads 20 (439,951)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Enterprise Development & Reform, Public Health Promotion, Banks & Banking Reform, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Small Scale Enterprise, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Banks & Banking Reform, Small Scale Enterprise, Microfinance, Private Participation in Infrastructure

26.

Counting Distinctions: On the Conceptual Foundations of Shannon's Information Theory

Synthese, Vol. 168, pp. 119-149, May 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2009
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 108 (195,561)
Citation 2

Abstract:

information theory, Shannon's entropy, logical entropy, logic of partitions

27.

On Double-Entry Bookkeeping: The Mathematical Treatment

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jul 2014
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 88 (171,482)

Abstract:

double-entry method, group of differences, Pacioli group, T-accounts, multi-dimensional double-entry bookkeeping

28.

Parallel Experimentation: A Basic Scheme for Dynamic Efficiency

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 May 2004
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 87 (224,120)

Abstract:

Evolution, dynamic efficiency, parallel experimentation

29.

A Common Fallacy in Quantum Mechanics: Why Delayed Choice Experiments do NOT imply Retrocausality

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2012
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 83 (219,455)

Abstract:

quantum mechanics, double-slit experiment, polarization analyzer

30.

The Logic of Partitions: Introduction to the Dual of the Logic of Subsets

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2009
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 82 (235,519)

Abstract:

alternative logics, partition logic, subset logic

31.

A Short Note on the Logico-Conceptual Foundations of Information Theory in Partition Logic

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 28 May 2009
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 77 (240,857)

Abstract:

entropy, information theory, partition logic

32.

Series-Parallel Duality in the Mathematics of Appraisal

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Feb 2009
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 70 (254,066)

Abstract:

Series-Parallel Duality, Six functions of one, financial valuation

33.

An Introduction to Logical Entropy and its Relation to Shannon Entropy

Ellerman, David 2013. An Introduction to Logical Entropy and its relation to Shannon Entropy. International Journal of Semantic Computing. 7 (2): 121-145.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Nov 2013
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 49 (286,679)

Abstract:

Information theory, Shannon entropy, Logical entropy

34.

Intellectual Trespassing as a Way of Life: Essays in Philosophy, Economics, and Mathematics

Intellectual Trespassing as a Way of Life: Essays in Philosophy, Economics, and Mathematics, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1995
Number of pages: 279 Posted: 30 Oct 2012
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 41 (309,677)
Citation 10

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35.

On the Renting of Persons

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 38 (306,909)

Abstract:

inalienable rights, employment contract, pactum subjectionis, coverture marriage contract

36.

On Concrete Universals: A Modern Treatment Using Category Theory

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 May 2014
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 32 (309,677)

Abstract:

category theory, cognitive science, brain, universals

37.

Three Themes About Democratic Enterprises: Capital Structure, Education, and Spin-Offs

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 31 (277,350)

Abstract:

capital accounts, participative management, spin-offs

38.

An Introduction to Partition Logic

Logic Journal of IGPL Advance Access, September 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 31 (336,092)

Abstract:

logic of partitions, Boolean logic of subsets

39.

Does Classical Liberalism Imply Democracy?

Ethics & Global Politics, Vol. 8, 2015, doi: 10.3402/egp.v8.29310
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2015
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 26 (336,092)

Abstract:

Liberalism, inalienable rights, charter cities, startup cities, James Buchanan

40.

The Objective Indefiniteness Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Oct 2012
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 26 (374,289)

Abstract:

quantum mechanics, partition logic

41.

Four Ways from Universal to Particular: How Chomsky's Language-Acquisition Faculty Is Not Selectionist

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 24 (374,289)

Abstract:

Chomsky language-acquisition faculty, selectionism, partition logic

42.

On a Fallacy in the Kaldor-Hicks Efficiency-Equity Analysis

Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 25, No. 2, June 2014
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 10 May 2014
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 21 (400,500)

Abstract:

Kaldor-Hicks criterion, wealth maximization, efficiency, equity, law and economics, cost-benefit analysis

43.

Partitions and Objective Indefiniteness in Quantum Mechanics

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2014
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 20 (395,849)

Abstract:

quantum mechanics, objective indefiniteness, partitions

44.

Quantum Mechanics Over Sets

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 19 (400,500)

Abstract:

quantum mechanics over Z2, Logic of quantum mechanics, modal quantum theory

45.

On Self-Predicative Universals in Category Theory

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 May 2015
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 18 (391,164)

Abstract:

category theory, universals, Platonic philosophy, logic, set theory paradoxes

46.

An Introduction to Logical Entropy and the Relation to Shannon Entropy

International Journal of Semantic Computing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 13 (445,694)

Abstract:

logical entropy, Shannon entropy, logical information theory, partition logic

47.

On Adjoint and Brain Functors

Axiomathes (preprint), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 12 (466,024)

Abstract:

cognitive science, category theory, perception, action, heteromorphisms

48.

Mac Lane, Bourbaki, and Adjoints: A Heteromorphic Retrospective

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Jun 2015
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 7 (420,253)

Abstract:

category theory, adjoint functors, Bourbaki, Grothendieck, universal mapping properties

49.

Reply to Commentaries on 'The Labour Theory of Property and Marginal Productivity Theory'

Economic Thought 5.2: 44-61, 2016
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Nov 2016
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 0 (471,106)

Abstract:

Labour Theory of Property, Power Relations, Employment System of Renting Persons, Marxism, Theories of Exploitation, The Corporate Legal Form

50.

Category Theory and Set Theory as Theories about Complementary Types of Universals

Logic and Logical Philosophy (Online First), Aug 2016
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Aug 2016
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
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Abstract:

Universals, Category Theory, Plato's Theory of Forms, Set Theoretic Antinomies, Universal Mapping Properties

51.

The Labor Theory of Property and Marginal Productivity Theory

Ellerman, David. 2016. “The Labour Theory of Property and Marginal Productivity Theory.” Economic Thought 5 (1): 19–36. ,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 0 (272,835)

Abstract:

labor theory of property, responsibility, imputation principle, appropriation, whole product, labor theory of value

52.

The Quantum Logic of Direct-Sum Decompositions

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 0 (476,213)

Abstract:

quantum logic, direct-sum decompositions, q-analogs

53.

On Classical and Quantum Logical Entropy

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 0 (486,053)

Abstract:

logical entropy, quantum logical entropy, Von Neumann entropy, distinctions, coherences

54.

On Vectorial Marginal Products and Modern Property Theory

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Dec 2015
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 0 (471,106)

Abstract:

marginal productivity theory; property theory; imputation of responsibility

55.

On the Duality between Existence and Information

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Nov 2015
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 0 (405,274)

Abstract:

partition logic, subset logic, duality, logical information theory, quantum mechanics

56.

Justice in the Workplace

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Nov 2015
David Ellerman
University of California at Riverside - Philosophy Department
Downloads 0 (254,066)

Abstract:

labor theory of property, responsibility principle, workplace democracy