Roger Backhouse

University of Birmingham - Department of Economics

Economics Department

Birmingham, B15 2TT

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

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 University of Colorado Denver - Department of Economics
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definition of economics, choice, scarcity

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Secular Stagnation: The History of a Macroeconomic Heresy

European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, vol, 23 (6), 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 May 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2016
Roger Backhouse and Mauro Boianovsky
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics and Universidade de Brasilia
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secular stagnation, unemployment equilibrium, Keynesian economics, Hansen

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Keynes and Capitalism

History of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Jun 2009
Roger Backhouse and Bradley William Bateman
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics and Denison University
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J. M. Keynes, capitalism, political economy

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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 University of Colorado Denver - Department of Economics
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Public Choice, Chicago School, Cambridge School, Economic Role of Government

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Revisiting Samuelson's Foundations of Economic Analysis

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 53, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2015
Roger Backhouse
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
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Samuelson, Foundations, mathematical economics

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Becoming Applied: The Transformation of Economics after 1970

The Center for the History of Political Economy Working Paper Series No. 2014-15
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Nov 2014
Roger Backhouse and Beatrice Cherrier
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics and CREM Université de Caen
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Applied economics, theory, Clark Medal, JEL codes, core, policy, computation, data, econometrics

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Economic Power and the Financial Machine: Competing Conceptions of Market Failure in the Great Depression

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 May 2015
Roger Backhouse
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
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market failure, market power, Keynesian revolution

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Hans Apel, Samuelson's Economics and Academic Freedom, 1950-57

University of Birmingham, Department of Economics, Discussion Papers
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Dec 2014
Roger Backhouse
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
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Economics, textbooks, academic freedom, Apel, Samuelson

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Book Reviews

The Economic Journal, Vol. 112, pp. 566-607, 2002
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Apr 2003
Bank for International Settlements (BIS), University of Durham, Goethe University Frankfurt, World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Royal Holloway, University of London, University of Birmingham - Department of Economics, University of Birmingham - Department of Economics, University of the West of England (UWE) - School of Economics, London School of Economics - Department of Finance, University of Birmingham, Heriot-Watt University - Centre for Economic Reform and Transformation, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of London, Birkbeck College - Department of Economics, Imperial College Business School, University of Bologna - Department of Economics, WU, Vienna University of Economics and BA, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, University of London - Department of Political Economy, University of East Anglia, Carleton University - Department of Economics, University of Stirling - Department of Economics, University of Zurich, Université de Lausanne and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets Group
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The Eclipse of Keynesianism: The Political Economy of the Chicago Counter-Revolution.The Revival of Laissez-Faire in American Macroeconomic Theory: A Case Study of the Pioneers

Economic Journal, Vol. 114, pp. F345-F347, June 2004
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Jul 2004
Roger Backhouse
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
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‘Economics Is What Economists Do’, But What Do the Numbers Tell Us?

Paper for Annual History of Economic Thought Conference, University of Bristol, 3–5 September 1997,
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Mar 2017
Roger Backhouse, Roger Middleton and Keith Tribe
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics, University of Bristol - Faculty of Arts and University of Sussex - Department of History
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quantitative; history of economic thought

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The Age of the Applied Economist: The Transformation of Economics Since the 1970s

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Nov 2016
Roger Backhouse and Beatrice Cherrier
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics and CREM Université de Caen
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Applied economics, theory, applied theory, John Bates Clark Medal, JEL codes, core, economic policy, computation, data, econometrics

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A Short Note on the Place of Mainstream Economics in Samuelson's Family Tree of Economics

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 May 2016
Roger Backhouse
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
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Samuelson, Neoclassical Synthesis, Mainstream Economics, Textbook

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The Neoclassical Synthesis and the Emergence of Heterodox Economics

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 May 2016
Roger Backhouse
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
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Samuelson, Neoclassical Synthesis, Heterodox Economics

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Paul A. Samuelson and the Neoclassical Synthesis

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 May 2016
Roger Backhouse
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
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Samuelson, Neoclassical Synthesis, Institutionalism, Microfoundations

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'It's Computerization, Stupid!' The Spread of Computers and the Changing Roles of Theoretical and Applied Economics

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 May 2016 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2016
Roger Backhouse and Beatrice Cherrier
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics and CREM Université de Caen
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Computers, Information Technology, Economics, Econometrics, Applied Economics, Software, Simulation