Working Papers

Emigration with a Pulled Handbrake: Friedrich A. Lutz’s Internal Methodenstreit

Author: 
Lachezar Grudev
Publication Number: 
2021-10
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, June 2, 2021

My paper reconstructs the path of German economist Friedrich A. Lutz (1901–1975) to American economics. The correspondence with his former teacher Walter Eucken, the founder of the Freiburg School, constitutes a crucial and yet unexplored source for the paper.

Frank Plumpton Ramsey: A Feminist Economist?

Author: 
Soroush Marouzi
Publication Number: 
2021-09
Publication Date: 
Thursday, May 27, 2021

This paper is an attempt to historicize Frank Plumpton Ramsey’s Apostle talks delivered from 1923 to 1925 within the social and political context of the time. In his talks, Ramsey discusses socialism, psychoanalysis, and the British women’s movement.

Evsey Domar and Russia

Author: 
Mauro Boianovsky
Publication Number: 
2021-08
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The paper discusses Evsey Domar’s role as a link between economics in the West and in Russia. The Russian heritage he brought with him from Harbin (Manchuria) to the US consisted of an interest in socialism and Russian history. He paid close attention to the 1947 Varga controversy in the USSR.

F. A. Hayek’s Family and the Vienna Circles

Author: 
Bruce Caldwell and Hansjoerg Klausinger
Publication Number: 
2021-07
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

This working paper – like its companion, Caldwell and Klausinger 2021 – grew out of the authors’ joint work on Hayek: A Life 1899–1950 (Caldwell and Klausinger 2022) and it contains material supplementing it.

F. A. Hayek’s Genealogy

Author: 
Bruce Caldwell and Hansjoerg Klausinger
Publication Number: 
2021-06
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

This working paper – like its companion, Caldwell and Klausinger 2021 – grew out of the authors’ joint work on Hayek: A Life, 1899–1950 (Caldwell and Klausinger 2022) and it contains material supplementing it.

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