Development of Modern Economics, E. Roy Weintraub, Duke University, Fall 2010

Focuses on the evolution of economics in the twentieth century, with particular attention on the ways in which difference practices in the first part of the century were continued or abandoned to create what passes today for mainstream economic practice. Class project is the construction of a serious intellectual biography of Martin Bronfenbrenner. Topics include historiography, English economic thought, the development of American economics, Keynes and revolution, economics and World War II, neoliberalism, and several others.