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Episode Ten

8/15/2018
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Co-host Scott Scheall interviews Tyler DesRoches, Senior Sustainability Scholar and Assistant Professor in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University. The conversation encompasses the ever-growing significance of interdisciplinary approaches to social inquiry, environmental economics and its history, the history of theories of natural capital, and the relation between philosophical and economic accounts of well-being. Now that the school break is...

Duration:00:31:35

Episode Nine

7/15/2018
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In this wide-ranging episode, co-host Scott Scheall interviews Ross Emmett, Professor of Political Economy and Director of the Center for the Study of Economic Liberty at Arizona State University. Discussion topics include Ross's work on Frank Knight and the circle of economists around Knight at the University of Chicago, Robert Malthus's contributions to economics, and Ross's friendship with the influential historian of economic thought Warren Samuels. Smith and Marx Walk into a Bar is...

Duration:00:30:54

Episode Eight (Mid-Year Bonus Episode)

7/1/2018
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In this one-on-one interview, co-host Gerardo Serra talks with Felwine Sarr, author of Afrotopia (2016) and professor of economics at Gaston Berger University in Senegal. Topics include the relevance (or lack thereof) of development economics to conditions in African economies, the significance of African philosophy for thinking about the economic problems of the continent, and the status of the field of history of economic thought in Africa. Smith and Marx Walk into a Bar is supported by...

Duration:00:26:09

Episode Seven

6/15/2018
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Co-hosts Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak, Gerardo Serra, and Scott Scheall are joined by Maria Pia Paganelli, Professor of Economics at Trinity University and one of the world's leading Adam Smith scholars. Topics include the significance of reading Adam Smith in the modern age, recent trends in Smith scholarship, how studying Smith affects one's outlook on society and politics, and the value of exercise to professional success in academia. Smith and Marx Walk into a Bar is supported by a grant...

Episode Six

5/15/2018
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Co-hosts Scott Scheall, Gerardo Serra, and Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak are joined by François Allisson, Senior Lecturer in the Walras-Pareto Center at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Discussion topics include Nikolai Sieber, the first Russian translator of Marx, Professor Allisson's work on the reception of marginalist economics in Russia, and life at the Walras-Pareto Center. Smith and Marx Walk into a Bar is supported by a grant from the History of Economics Society:...

Duration:00:50:49

Episode Five

4/15/2018
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Join co-hosts Gerardo Serra, Scott Scheall, and Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak as they summarize and discuss a few contributions to the recent literature. Smith and Marx Walk into a Bar is supported by a grant from the History of Economics Society: http://historyofeconomics.org

Duration:00:47:29

Episode Four

3/15/2018
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Co-hosts Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak, Gerardo Serra, and Scott Scheall are joined by the new co-editor of the Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Professor Jimena Hurtado of Universidad de los Andes. Discussion topics include the economic philosophies of political theorists Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Alexis de Tocqueville, the modern significance of classical economics, the importance of field work to development economics, and the leading role of Latin American scholars in today's...

Duration:00:38:58

Episode Three

2/18/2018
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Kevin Hoover, Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Duke University, joins co-hosts Scott Scheall, Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak, and Gerardo Serra. The discussion covers an array of topics, including the current state of macroeconomics, the need for a degree of pluralism in economic science, the relationship between Hoover's work in economics and philosophy, the economics of the original pragmatist philosopher, Charles Sanders Peirce, and the tolerant attitude typically embraced by the...

Duration:00:54:17

Episode Two

1/12/2018
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Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Rome La Sapienza, joins co-hosts Scott Scheall, Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak, and Gerardo Serra for a wide-ranging discussion of her work on Keynes and Cambridge economics, the relationship between Keynes and his great rival, Friedrich Hayek, the contemporary relevance of Marxian economics, as well as the present state and future of the field of history of economic thought. Smith and Marx Walk into a Bar is supported...

Duration:00:44:12

Episode One

12/21/2017
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In this short, preliminary episode, Co-hosts Scott Scheall, Gerardo Serra, and Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak introduce you to a new podcast about the history of economic thought, Smith and Marx Walk into a Bar. Smith and Marx Walk into a Bar is supported by a grant from the History of Economics Society: http://historyofeconomics.org

Duration:00:03:55