Ross B. Emmett

Michigan State University - James Madison College

Professor

South Case Hall

East Lansing, MI 48825-1205

United States

http://www.msu.edu/~emmettr/

PERC - Property and Environment Research Center

2048 Analysis Drive

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Bozeman, MT 59718

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Frank H. Knight on the 'Entrepreneur Function' in Modern Enterprise

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2011
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 546 (24,844)

Abstract:

Frank H. Knight, Frank Knight, entrepreneurship, modern corporation, Adolf Berle, Berle and Means, The Modern Corporation and Private Property, Risk Uncertainty and Profit, uncertainty, moral hazard theory of firm, social control, organizational theory

2.

Why and How to Teach the History of Economic Thought: Economics as Historically Produced Knowledge

INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK ON TEACHING AND LEARNING ECONOMICS, Gail Hoyt and KimMarie McGoldrick, eds., Edward Elgar, 2011, CHOPE Working Paper No. 2011-07 , Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Avi J. Cohen and Ross B. Emmett
York University and Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 535 (39,246)

Abstract:

history of economic thought, history of economics, teaching, pedagogy, HISRECO, writing instruction, multidisciplinary scholarship

3.

Did the Chicago School Reject Frank Knight? Assessing Frank Knight's Place in the Chicago Economics Tradition

FRANK KNIGHT AND THE CHICAGO SCHOOL IN AMERICAN ECONOMICS, pp. 145-55, London: Routledge, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2016
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 402 (52,060)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Frank H. Knight, Chicago School of Economics

4.

How Should We Think of the Success of the Chicago School of Economics?

History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol. 26-A, pp. 47-57, 2008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2009
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 294 (75,503)

Abstract:

Chicago economics, University of Chicago, Chicago School of Economics

5.

Sharpening Tools in the Workshop: The Workshop System and the Chicago School's Success

BUILDING CHICAGO ECONOMICS: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE HISTORY OF AMERICA'S MOST POWERFUL ECONOMICS PROGRAM, pp. 93-115, Robert van Horn, Philip Mirowski and Thomas Stapleford, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2012
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 208 (110,840)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Chicago School of Economics, University of Chicago, T.W. Schultz, Milton Friedman, workshop model, history of economics, Chicago economics, history of American economics

6.

Frank Knight and The Economic Organization

James Madison College, Michigan State University, Working Paper Series No. 0405-01
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Aug 2006
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 208 (106,896)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Frank Knight, Frank H. Knight, history of economic thought, history of economics

7.

Discussion and the Evolution of Institutions in a Liberal Democracy: Frank Knight Joins the Debate

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 205 (110,316)

Abstract:

Frank H. Knight, F.A. Hayek, institutional evolution, evolutionary theory of society, liberalism, ethics

8.

History of Economics and History of Science: A Comparative Look at Recent Work in Both Fields

In Research in the History of Economic Thought & Methodology, Vol. 28A, eds., Jeff E. Biddle and Ross B. Emmett (Emerald/JAI), 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2010
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 194 (116,124)
Citation 1

Abstract:

history of economics, history of ideas, science studies, history of science, ideas in context, historiography of economics, history of economic thought, economics in context, science in context, biography

9.

Man and Society in Adam Smith’s Natural Morality: The Impartial Spectator, the Man of System, and the Invisible Hand

IN ADAM SMITH AS THEOLOGIAN, Paul Oslington, ed., London: Routledge, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 193 (110,316)

Abstract:

Adam Smith, invisible hand, Theory of Moral Sentiments, Wealth of Nations

10.

Specializing in Interdisciplinarity: The Committee on Social Thought as the University of Chicago's Antidote to Compartmentalization in the Social Sciences

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 189 (114,462)

Abstract:

University of Chicago, Committee on Social Thought, Interdisciplinarity, American social science

11.

Review of Why Nations Fail

Faith & Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Oct 2012
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 186 (117,233)

Abstract:

Acemoglu, Robinson, institutions, economic history

12.

The Passage from Classical to Neo-Liberalism: Frank H. Knight's Role Re-Considered

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Mar 2011
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 104 (185,614)

Abstract:

Frank H. Knight, Frank Knight, Neo-Liberalism, Chicago School of Economics

13.

The Chicago School(s) of Democratic Capitalism

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 26 May 2012
Ross B. Emmett and Robert van Horn
Michigan State University - James Madison College and University of Rhode Island - Department of Economics
Downloads 98 (194,120)

Abstract:

Chicago School of Economics, Chicago School, Aaron Director, Frank Knight, democracy, competitive order, economics and democracy

14.

The Religion of a Skeptic: Frank H. Knight on Ethics, Spirituality and Religion During His Iowa Years

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 95 (201,996)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Knight, religion, spirituality, Unitarianism, liberalism, liberal democracy, religion and economics, religion and politics

15.

The History of American Economics

Entry for A Companion to the History of American Science, edited by Mark A. Largent. John Wiley & Sons, expected 2015.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Nov 2014
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 85 (175,469)

Abstract:

clerical laissez-faire, institutionalism, Keynesian synthesis, Chicago School, neoclassical theory, model building

16.

Of Talk, Economics, Love and Innovation

Journal of Socio-Economics, 41.6 (December 2012), pp. 783-86
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2013
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 84 (220,771)

Abstract:

McCloskey, talk, discussion, innovation, Frank Knight, Elinor Ostrom, morality, rhetoric, Knightian uncertainty

17.

Economics and Theology After the Separation

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Oct 2011
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 83 (213,206)

Abstract:

Economics, Theology, Economics and Theology, Economics and Religion, Whately, Wicksteed, Knight, Ely, Social Gospel

18.

Changing Horses: Recreating Entrepreneurial Economies in the Mid-Western United States

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Nov 2007
Ross B. Emmett, Bryan K. Ritchie and John T. Fournier
Michigan State University - James Madison College, Michigan State University - James Madison College and Michigan Center for Innovation & Economic Prosperity
Downloads 78 (240,684)

Abstract:

midwest, entrepreneurship, venture capital, institutional capacity, one stop shop,

19.

Introduction to the Transaction Edition of Frank Knight's The Economic Organization

The Economic Organization, by Frank H. Knight (Transaction Books, 2013) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 69 (237,086)

Abstract:

Frank Knight, Chicago price theory, alternative-cost, economic organization

20.

Frank H. Knight on Institutionalism and Economics

Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol. 31-B (2013), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 61 (268,252)
Citation 1

Abstract:

institutionalism, economics and ethics

21.

Realism and Relevance in the Economics of a Free Society

Journal of Economic Methodology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 May 2009
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 59 (266,174)

Abstract:

Frank Knight, T.W. Hutchison, economic methodology, defense of free society, liberal democratic capitalism

22.

Malthus with Institutions: A Comparative Analysis of Prudential Restraint

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2016
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 57 (255,836)

Abstract:

Malthus, institutionalism, population principle, classical political economy

23.

The Chicago Workshop Model: Normalizing or Fragmenting Scientific Collaboration?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 May 2009
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 52 (288,820)

Abstract:

Chicago School of Economics, social network, network analysis, Chicago economics, Chicago workshops

24.

Frank H. Knight and the Committee on Social Thought: Contrasting Visions of Interdisciplinarity in the 1950s

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 50 (270,384)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Frank H. Knight, F. A. Hayek, John U. Nef, Chicago economics, Committee on Social Thought, interdisciplinarity

25.

Frank H. Knight on Democracy as Discussion

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Oct 2011
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 49 (272,620)

Abstract:

Frank Knight, Democracy, Ethics, Liberalism

26.

Warren J. Samuels: Intellectual Historian of Economics

Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol. 31-A (2013), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 48 (279,420)

Abstract:

Warren Samuels, history of economic thought, intellectual history, historiography, general theory of economic policy

27.

Malthus, the Slave Trade, and the Civilizing Effect of the Preventive Checks

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Jun 2014
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 38 (284,142)

Abstract:

Malthus, Slave Trade, Preventive checks, population theory, principle of population

28.

Psychology, Scientific Control, Chicago, and the Impact of European Emigres

RESEARCH IN THE HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT, Vol. 30-A, J. E. Biddle & R. B. Emmett, eds., Vol. 30-A, Emerald/JAI Press, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Jun 2011
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 36 (332,787)

Abstract:

Malcolm Rutherford, Rutherford, Institutionalism, American Institutionalism, Chicago economics, Chicago School, Frank Knight, Economics and Psychology, Psychology and Economics, European emigres

29.

Was the Chicago School a Creative Community?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Nov 2010
Laura Kovacek and Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University and Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 25 (366,510)

Abstract:

Chicago School of Economics, Chicago School, creative communities, Chicago economics, creative collaboration

30.

'It is a Long Time between Drinks': The Friendship of Frank H. Knight and Frederick D. Kershner

Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol. 31-B, 2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 15 (425,078)

Abstract:

Frank H. Knight, Frederick D. Kershner, economics and ethics

31.

Frank H. Knight Before He Entered Economics (1885-1914)

Number of pages: 106 Posted: 29 Nov 2015
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 0 (348,735)

Abstract:

Frank H. Knight, Frank Knight

32.

Frank Knight, Max Weber, Chicago Economics and Institutionalism

James Madison College, Michigan State University, Working Paper No. 0405-02
Posted: 07 Aug 2006
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College

Abstract:

Frank Knight, Frank H. Knight, Max Weber, Chicago Economics, Institutionalism, History of Economic Thought

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 1    Citations: 5
1.

Bibliography of the Published Writings of Frank Hyneman Knight

Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, archival supplement 9 (1999)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Ross B. Emmett
Michigan State University - James Madison College
Downloads 0
Citation 5

Abstract:

Frank H. Knight, Chicago Economics, Bibliography, History of Economics, History of Economic Thought