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Finding the Chicago School

Jamie Peck

in Constructions of Neoliberal Reason

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199580576
eISBN:
9780191595240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580576.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter presents a critical analysis of the rise and reconstruction of the Chicago School of Economics. The Chicago School is widely credited, by friends and foes alike, as a cradle of the ... More


Freedom, rebooted

Jamie Peck

in Constructions of Neoliberal Reason

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199580576
eISBN:
9780191595240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580576.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter presents a genealogy of neoliberalism as a free-market ideational program, from the early decades of the 20th century through to its consummation with state power in the 1970s. ... More


Constructions of Neoliberal Reason

Jamie Peck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199580576
eISBN:
9780191595240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580576.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Amongst intellectuals and activists, neoliberalism has become a potent signifier for the kind of free-market thinking that has dominated politics for the past three decades. Forever associated with ... More


What Has Chicago Wrought?: Painting Policy by the Numbers

David Colander and Craig Freedman

in Where Economics Went Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179209
eISBN:
9780691184050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179209.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter begins by differentiating between the views of economic theory of the interwar Chicago Economics Department and the postwar Chicago School. The interwar department was highly skeptical ... More


Planting the Seeds of a Chicago Tradition

David Colander and Craig Freedman

in Where Economics Went Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179209
eISBN:
9780691184050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179209.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter traces the beginning of economics at the University of Chicago to study the development of a Chicago tradition. The Chicago tradition begins with James Laughlin, the first chair and ... More


The Problem with Forecasting in Economic Theory

Stefan Leins

in Stories of Capitalism: Inside the Role of Financial Analysts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523392
eISBN:
9780226523569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226523569.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter elaborates on the relationship between economic theory and forecasting as a market practice. By going back to early 20th-century empirical studies and reflecting on the emergence of ... More


McCloskey at Chicago

Steven E. Landsburg

in Humanism Challenges Materialism in Economics and Economic History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429588
eISBN:
9780226429618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226429618.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In the 1970s, McCloskey trained a generation of graduate students in the way of thinking that has come to be known as "Chicago price theory". McCloskey's mastery of the subject, extraordinary ... More


Does the EU Make a Difference?

Andy Smith

in The Politics of Economic Activity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198788157
eISBN:
9780191830136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788157.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In addressing the question of the extent to which the EU makes a difference to economic activity within and without its borders, chapter 4 questions the Freedom–Security relationship firstly over the ... More


The End of Neoliberalism?

Miguel De Beistegui

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In this chapter, Miguel De Beustegui questions whether the events of 2008 actually constituted a crisis. De Beustegui argues that if it was a crisis, it was more a crisis of neoliberalism than of ... More


Foucault and Rawls: Government and Public Reason

Paul Patton

in The Government of Life: Foucault, Biopolitics, and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255962
eISBN:
9780823261284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255962.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter by Patton discusses the stage in the development of liberal governmentality from reason of state to the public use of reason, that is, from Hobbes to Kant. Patton is interested in the ... More


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