Yahya Hoca

Yahya hoca ile 1993 yılında “İktisadi Sistemler” dersinde tanıştım ama daha o derse girmeden kendisi hakkında çok şey duymuştum. İlginç bir hocayla karşılaşacağımdan emin olarak derse başladım ve Yahya hocadan geçmenin zor olduğunu bildiğim için derse odaklandım. Yanlış hatırlamıyorsam, o derste von Hayek’in “Kölelik Yolu” başlıklı kitabını okutuyordu. Tabii biz eski baskıdan okumuştuk, “Esaret Yolu”Continue reading “Yahya Hoca”

CFP: The International Network for Economic Method (INEM) Conference

The International Network for Economic Method (INEM), in collaboration with College of Global Futures, Arizona State University, is delighted to announce that the 15th Biennial Conference that will take place from November 12-14, 2021. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, participants will only be able to attend this conference remotely. We welcome proposals for contributed papers and symposia inContinue reading “CFP: The International Network for Economic Method (INEM) Conference”

2020 Nobel Prize in Economics: A Reading List

On 2 November 2020, TINT will host a seminar titled “Winner’s Curse? A Discussion on the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics“. The speakers are Hannu Vartiainen and Beatrice Cherrier. The seminar will take place online via Zoom from 2 to 5 pm (Helsinki time). If you’d like to join please visit TINT’s blog. If you’dContinue reading “2020 Nobel Prize in Economics: A Reading List”

CFP. The Lucasian Turn in Macroeconomics

Journal of Economic Methodology Special Issue Guest editor: Peter Galbács, Galbacs.Peter@uni-bge.hu Deadline for paper submission: 15 June 2021 In 2022 we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Robert E. Lucas’s revolutionary paper, ‘Expectations and the neutrality of money’. In honour of this occasion, editors of the Journal of Economic Methodology have decidedContinue reading “CFP. The Lucasian Turn in Macroeconomics”

2019 Nobel Prize in Economics: A Reading List

Today (25.11.2019), TINT is organizing a little event about the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics (see the poster below). For those who are unable to attend, I prepared a quick reading list that contains some articles about the 2019 Prize as well as some critical perspectives about the work of Nobel Laureates. Of course, thisContinue reading “2019 Nobel Prize in Economics: A Reading List”

A summer reading list for students of Philosophy of Economics

I prepared this list for my Philosophy of Economics students (Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam). Most books in this list should be interesting even if you do not like philosophy of economics, but they are related to the topics we have discussed in class. Of course, they will be even more interesting if youContinue reading “A summer reading list for students of Philosophy of Economics”

CFP: Synthese Special Issue on Unrealistic Models

Call for Papers Synthese Special Issue WHAT TO MAKE OF HIGHLY UNREALISTIC MODELS? Guest Editors: N. Emrah Aydinonat, Uskali Mäki, and Till Grüne-Yanoff What to make of highly unrealistic models? This is one of the big questions in contemporary philosophy of science, especially in philosophy of economics and biology. We consider two set of issuesContinue reading “CFP: Synthese Special Issue on Unrealistic Models”

Symposium on Dani Rodrik’s Economics Rules

The latest issue of the Journal of Economic Methodology (2018, 25/3) is a special issue on Dani Rodrik’s Economic Rules. It consists of the following articles: Philosophy of Economics Rules: introduction to the symposium – N. Emrah Aydinonat. doi: 10.1080/1350178X.2018.1503143 Pre-print available on ResearchGate. Rights and wrongs of economic modelling: refining Rodrik – Uskali Mäki. AvailableContinue reading “Symposium on Dani Rodrik’s Economics Rules”

Philosophy of Economics Rules: introduction to the symposium

ABSTRACT: Economists have long been criticized for their use of highly idealized models. In Economics rules: Why economics works, when it fails, and how to tell the difference [Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015] Dani Rodrik responds to this criticism by offering an account of models that emphasizes the diversity of models in economics. Rodrik’s account presentsContinue reading “Philosophy of Economics Rules: introduction to the symposium”