Ross B. Emmett

Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty

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“  I'm currently working on Frank Knight, Jim Buchanan, Robert Malthus, Christian traditions and markets, and the 100th anniversary of Risk, Uncertainty and Profit.  ”

Scholarly Papers (42)

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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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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

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 Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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history of economic thought, history of economics, teaching, pedagogy, HISRECO, writing instruction, multidisciplinary scholarship

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

CHOPE Working Paper No.2011-07, Duke Department of Economics Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2020
Avi J. Cohen and Ross B. Emmett
York University and Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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history of economic thought, history of economics, teaching, pedagogy, HISRECO, writing instruction, multidisciplinary scholarship

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank H. Knight, Chicago School of Economics

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank Knight, Frank H. Knight, history of economic thought, history of economics

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Chicago economics, University of Chicago, Chicago School of Economics

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Review of Why Nations Fail

Faith & Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Oct 2012
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Acemoglu, Robinson, institutions, economic history

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Chicago School of Economics, University of Chicago, T.W. Schultz, Milton Friedman, workshop model, history of economics, Chicago economics, history of American economics

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Adam Smith, invisible hand, Theory of Moral Sentiments, Wealth of Nations

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
Downloads 265 (157,757)
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Frank H. Knight, F.A. Hayek, institutional evolution, evolutionary theory of society, liberalism, ethics

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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University of Chicago, Committee on Social Thought, Interdisciplinarity, American social science

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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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

12.

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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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clerical laissez-faire, institutionalism, Keynesian synthesis, Chicago School, neoclassical theory, model building

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The Writing and Reception of Risk, Uncertainty and Profit

Cambridge Journal of Economics Special Issue on Frank Knight's Risk, Uncertainty and Profit & J. M. Keynes' Treatise on Probability
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2020
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank Knight, Uncertainty, Price Theory

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank H. Knight, Frank Knight, Neo-Liberalism, Chicago School of Economics

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Economics and Theology After the Separation

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Oct 2011
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Economics, Theology, Economics and Theology, Economics and Religion, Whately, Wicksteed, Knight, Ely, Social Gospel

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Malthus, institutionalism, population principle, classical political economy

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Frank H. Knight on Democracy as Discussion

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Oct 2011
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank Knight, Democracy, Ethics, Liberalism

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty and University of Rhode Island - Department of Economics
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Chicago School of Economics, Chicago School, Aaron Director, Frank Knight, democracy, competitive order, economics and democracy

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Reading the Hermeneutics of Suspicion with Suspicion: A Review Essay on Nancy MacLean's Democracy in Chains

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2019
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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James M. Buchanan, Frank H. Knight, Democracy in Chains, Abram Harris

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Revisiting Frank H. Knight's 'The Ethics of Competition'

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 May 2019
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank Knight, James Buchanan, Ethics of Competition

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Why James Buchanan Kept Frank Knight's Picture on His Wall Despite Fundamental Disagreements on Economics, Ethics, and Politics

ASU Center for the Study of Economic Liberty Research Paper No. 18-2
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Aug 2018
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Buchanan, Knight, ethics, methodological individualism, political economy

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Knight, religion, spirituality, Unitarianism, liberalism, liberal democracy, religion and economics, religion and politics

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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institutionalism, economics and ethics

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

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Jun 2014
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Malthus, Slave Trade, Preventive checks, population theory, principle of population

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank H. Knight, F. A. Hayek, John U. Nef, Chicago economics, Committee on Social Thought, interdisciplinarity

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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McCloskey, talk, discussion, innovation, Frank Knight, Elinor Ostrom, morality, rhetoric, Knightian uncertainty

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank Knight, Chicago price theory, alternative-cost, economic organization

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

Number of pages: 106 Posted: 29 Nov 2015
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank H. Knight, Frank Knight

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Warren Samuels, history of economic thought, intellectual history, historiography, general theory of economic policy

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What Can We Learn about Frank Knight’s Economic Theory from the Prefaces to the Reprints of Risk, Uncertainty and Profit?

ASU Center for the Study of Economic Liberty Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank Knight

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Review of Colander & Freedman’s Where Economics Went Wrong: Chicago’s Abandonment of Classical Liberalism

Forthcoming, Economics & Philosophy, ASU Center for the Study of Economic Liberty Research Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Jul 2019
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Colander, Classical Liberalism, Chicago Economics

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty, Michigan State University - James Madison College and Michigan Center for Innovation & Economic Prosperity
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midwest, entrepreneurship, venture capital, institutional capacity, one stop shop,

33.

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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank Knight, T.W. Hutchison, economic methodology, defense of free society, liberal democratic capitalism

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The Chicago Workshop Model: Normalizing or Fragmenting Scientific Collaboration?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 May 2009
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Chicago School of Economics, social network, network analysis, Chicago economics, Chicago workshops

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Frank H. Knight and the Chicago School

ASU Center for the Study of Economic Liberty Research Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Aug 2020
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank Knight, Chicago Economics

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Libertarianism and the Chicago School of Economics

ASU Center for the Study of Economic Liberty Research Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Aug 2020
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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methodological individualism, libertarianism, Chicago School, Milton Friedman, Frank Knight, Gary Becker, Ronald Coase

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Uncertainty and the Social Organization of Economic Activity

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Jan 2021
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Uncertainty, Knight, Social Economic Organization

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Malcolm Rutherford, Rutherford, Institutionalism, American Institutionalism, Chicago economics, Chicago School, Frank Knight, Economics and Psychology, Psychology and Economics, European emigres

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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 Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Chicago School of Economics, Chicago School, creative communities, Chicago economics, creative collaboration

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The Entrepreneur

Handbook of Economic Theology, edited by Stefan Schwarzkopf, Routledge, 2020
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2020
Ross B. Emmett
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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entrepreneurship, innovation, theology, economics

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'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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank H. Knight, Frederick D. Kershner, economics and ethics

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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
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty

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

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 30
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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
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Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty
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Frank H. Knight, Chicago Economics, Bibliography, History of Economics, History of Economic Thought