Erich Pinzón-Fuchs, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Spring 2020

This is an upper-level undergraduate course that studies the way in which the interaction between economics, the economy, and the political and social spheres has affected the production of economic knowledge in the twentieth century. Readings include Desrosières's The Politics of Large Numbers (Harvard University Press, 2002), Backhouse and Nishizawa's No Wealth but Life (Cambridge University Press, 2010), Leonard's Illiberal Reformers (Princeton University Press, 2016), Erickson et al. How Reason almost Lost Its Mind (University of Chicago Press, 2013), and Adelman's Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman (Princeton University Press, 2013).