prof.dr. R.E. Backhouse

Erasmus School of Philosophy Theoretische Filosofie
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Erasmus University Rotterdam
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J 5-63
Telephone
+31 10 4088979
Email
backhouse@esphil.eur.nl

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Roger E. Backhouse (1951) is Professor of the History and Philosophy of Economics at the University of Birmingham. At Erasmus School of Philosophy he is endowed Professor of the chair for ‘Methodology and History of Economics'.

Roger E. Backhouse (1951) is Professor of the History and Philosophy of Economics at the University of Birmingham. At Erasmus School of Philosophy he is endowed Professor of the chair for ‘Methodology and History of Economics'.

      • R.E. Backhouse & B. Cherrier (2017). "It's computers stupid": The spread of computers and the changing roles of theoretical and applied economics. History of Political Economy, 49 (Supplement), 103-126. doi: 10.1215/00182702-4166287
      • R.E. Backhouse & B. Cherrier (2017). The age of the applied economist: the transformation of economics since the 1970s. History of Political Economy, 49 (Supplement), 1-33. doi: 10.1215/00182702-4166239
      • R.E. Backhouse & H.J.B. Maas (2017). A road not taken: economists, historians of science and the making of the Bowman report. Isis, 108 (1), 82-106.
      • R.E. Backhouse (2016). Revisiting Samuelson’s Foundations of Economic Analysis. The Journal of Economic Literature, 53 (2), 326-350. doi: 10.1257/jel.53.2.326[go to publisher's site]
      • R.E. Backhouse (2016). Market power and the financial machine: competing explanations of the Great Depression. History of Political Economy, 47, 99-126. doi:10.1215/00182702-2007-3130463
      • R.E. Backhouse & M. Boianovsky (2016). Theories of secular stagnation in historical perspective. Intervention - Journal of Economics, 13 (2), 147-159. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/ejeep.2016.02.01[go to publisher's site]
      • R.E. Backhouse & M. Boianovsky (2016). Secular stagnation: the history of a macroeconomic heresy. European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 23 (6), 1-25. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09672567.2016.1192842[go to publisher's site]
      • R.E. Backhouse & M. Maas (2016). Marginalizing Maclaurin: the attempt to develop an economics of technological progress at MIT, 1940-1950. History of Political Economy, 48 (3), 423-447. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/00182702-3638619[go to publisher's site]
      • R.E. Backhouse (2016). From business cycle theory to the theory of employment: Alvin Hansen and Paul Samuelson. European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 93 (1), 89-99. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1053837216001000[go to publisher's site]
      • R.E. Backhouse (2015). Keynes, Samuelson and the search for a general theory of economics. Italian Economic Journal, 1 (1), 139-153. doi: 10.1007/s40797-015-0009-4
      • R.E. Backhouse & M. Boianovsky (2015). The origins and demise of disequilibrium macroeconomics: a response to Goulven Rubin. Cahiers d'Economie Politique: historire de la pensée et theories, 68, 187-191. doi: 10.3917/cep.068.0187
      • R.E. Backhouse & M. Boianovsky (2014). Response to De Vroey. European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 21 (4), 743-749. doi: 10.1080/09672567.2014.923012
      • R.E. Backhouse (2014). Paul A. Samuelson's move to MIT. History of Political Economy, 46 (supplement), 60-77. doi: 10.1215/00182702-2716118
      • R.E. Backhouse (2014). MIT and the other Cambridge. History of Political Economy, 46 (supplement), 252-271. doi: 10.1215/00182702-2716190
      • R.E. Backhouse (2013). Rationalizing incomes policy in Britain, 1948-1979. History of Economic Thought and Policy, 1, 17-35.
      • R.E. Backhouse & B.W. Bateman (2013). Inside-out" Keynes's use of the public sphere. History of Political Economy, 45 (Supplement), 68-92. doi: 10.1215/00182702-2310953
      • R.E. Backhouse (2012). Economics is a serious and difficult subject. Journal of Economic Methodology, 19 (3), 201-211.
      • R.E. Backhouse (2012). Mark Blaug, 1927-2011. History of Political Economy, 44 (4), 567-582.
      • R.E. Backhouse & S.G. Medema (2012). Economists and the analysis of government failure: fallacies in the Chicago and Virginia interpretations of Cambridge welfare economics. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 36, 981-994. doi: 10.1093/cje/ber047
      • R.E. Backhouse (2012). Keynes and the welfare state. History of Economic Thought and Policy, 1 (1), 7-19.
      • R.E. Backhouse (2012). James Meade’s liberalism. History of Economic Thought and Policy, 1 (1), 61-74.
      • R.E. Backhouse (2012). Political economy: history with the politics left out? Historical Materialism, 20 (3), 24-38.
      • R.E. Backhouse (2010). Methodology in action. Journal of Economic Methodology, 17 (1), 3-15. doi: 10.1080/13501780903528929
      • R.E. Backhouse (2009). Robbins and welfare economics: a reappraisal. Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 31 (4), 68-82.
      • R.E. Backhouse (2009). An unfinished manuscript by Terence Hutchison. Journal of Economic Methodology, 16 (3), 293-296.
      • R.E. Backhouse & S.N. Durlauf (2009). Robbins on economic generalizations and reality in the light of modern econometrics. Economica, 76 (Suppl.1), 873-890. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0335.2009.00805.x[go to publisher's site]
      • R.E. Backhouse & S.G. Medema (2009). Defining economics: the long road to acceptance of the Robbins definition. Economica, 76 (Suppl. 1), 805-820.
      • R.E. Backhouse & S.G. Medema (2009). The definition of economics. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 23 (1), 221-233.
      • R.E. Backhouse (2009). Keynes and capitalism. History of Political Economy, 41 (4), 645-671.
      • R.E. Backhouse & S.G. Medema (2009). Robbins and the axiomatization of economics. Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 31 (4), 57-67.
      • R.E. Backhouse (2009). Applying economics, using evidence. Journal of Economic Methodology, 16 (2), 139-144.
      • R.E. Backhouse & K. Tribe (2018). The History of Economics: A Course for Students and Teachers. Newcastle upon Tyne: Agenda Publishing
      • R.E. Backhouse (2017). Founder of Modern Economics: Paul A. Samuelson, Volume 1: Becoming Samuelson, 1915-1948 (Oxford Studies in the History of Economics). Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse & Ph. Fontaine (2014). A Historiography of the Modern Social Sciences. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse & M. Boianovsky (2013). Transforming Modern Macroeconomics: The Search for Disequilibrium Microfoundations, 1956-2003. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse (2010). The Puzzle of Modern Economics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse & Ph. Fontaine (2010). The History of the Social Sciences since 1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse & Ph. Fontaine (2010). The Unsocial Social Science? Economics and Neighboring Disciplines since 1945. Durham: Duke University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse & T. Nishizawa (2010). No Wealth But Life: Welfare Economics and the Welfare State in Britain, 1880-1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse (2014). Understanding Mark Blaug's attitude towards Sraffian economics. In M. Boumans & M. Klaes (Eds.), Mark Blaug: Rebel with Many Causes (pp. 146-158). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
      • R.E. Backhouse & K. Tribe (2014). Economic thought and ideology, 1870-2010. In R Floud, J Humphries & P Johnson (Eds.), The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain, Volume II: 1870-2010 (pp. 506-528). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse & K. Tribe (2014). Economic thought and ideology, 1700-1870. In R Floud, J Humphries & P Johnson (Eds.), The Cambridge History of Modern Britain, Volume 1: 1700-1870 (pp. 421-442). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse (2013). Responding to economic crisis: macroeconomic revolutions in the 1930s and 1970s. In M. Benner (Ed.), Before and Beyond the Global Economic Crisis: Economics, Politics and Settlement (pp. 38-54). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
      • R.E. Backhouse & B.W. Bateman (2013). The dog called investment. In T. Hirai, C. Marcuzzo & P.G. Mehrling (Eds.), Keynesian Reflections. Oxford: Oxford University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse & B.W. Bateman (2012). Methodological issues in Keynesian economics. In J.B. Davis (Ed.), The Elgar Companion to Recent Economic Methodology (pp. 437-451). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
      • R.E. Backhouse & B.W. Bateman (2012). "The right kind of an economist": Friedman's view of Keynes. In T. Cate (Ed.), Keynes's General Theory: Seventy Five Years Later (pp. 207-221). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
      • R.E. Backhouse (2012). The rise and fall of Popper and Lakatos in economics. In U. Maki (Ed.), Handbook of the Philosophy of Science, volume 13: Economics (pp. 25-48). Amsterdam: Elsevier
      • R.E. Backhouse & Ph. Fontaine (2010). Introduction. In R.E. Backhouse & Ph. Fontaine (Eds.), The History of the Social Sciences since 1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse (2010). The peculiarities of place: the Irish historical economists. In T. Boylan, R. Prendergast & J. Turner (Eds.), Ireland and Political Economy: Towards a History of Irish Economic Thought. Londen: Routledge
      • R.E. Backhouse & Ph. Fontaine (2010). Economics. In R.E. Backhouse & Ph. Fontaine (Eds.), The History of the Social Sciences since 1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse & Ph. Fontaine (2010). Towards a history of the social sciences. In R.E. Backhouse & Ph. Fontaine (Eds.), The History of the Social Sciences since 1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse & B.W. Bateman (2010). Whose Keynes? In R.W. Dimand, R. Mundell & A. Vercelli (Eds.), Keynes's General Theory: A Reconsideration after Seventy Years. London: Palgrave for the International Economic Association
      • R.E. Backhouse & T. Nishizawa (2010). Towards a reinterpretation of welfare economics. In R.E. Backhouse & T. Nishizawa (Eds.), No Wealth But Life: Welfare Economics and the Welfare State in Britain, 1880-1945 (pp. 1-21). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse (2010). J. A. Hobson as a welfare economist. In R.E. Backhouse & T. Nishizawa (Eds.), No Wealth But Life: Welfare Economics and the Welfare State in Britain, 1880-1945 (pp. 114-135). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse (2010). Welfare economics: old and new. In R.E. Backhouse & T. Nishizawa (Eds.), No Wealth But Life: Welfare Economics and the Welfare State in Britain, 1880-1945 (pp. 223-235). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse (2010). An abstruse and mathematical argument: the use of mathematical reasoning in the General Theory. In B.W. Bateman, C. Marcuzzo & T. Hirai (Eds.), The Return of Keynes: Keynes and Keynesian Policies in the New Millennium (pp. 133-147). Cambridge: Harvard University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse & Y. Giraud (2010). Circular flow diagram. In P. Lloyd & M. Blaug (Eds.), Famous Diagrams in Economics. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
      • R.E. Backhouse (2009). Schumpeter on Marshall: a reconsideration. In T. Nishizawa & Y. Shionoya (Eds.), Marshall and Schumpeter on Evolution: Economic Sociology of Capitalist Development (pp. 48-61). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
      • R.E. Backhouse (2009). Friedman´s 1953 essay and the marginalist controversy. In U.I. Maki (Ed.), The Methodology of Positive Economics: Reflections on the Milton Friedman Legacy (pp. 217-240). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse & B. Cherrier (Ed.). (2017). The Age of the Applied Economist: The Transformation of Economics since the 1970s (History of Political Economy Annual Supplements). Durham, NC: Duke University Press
      • R.E. Backhouse, B.W. Bateman, T. Nishizawa & D. Plehwe (Ed.). (2017). Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists and Arguments for the Welfare State. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press
  • University of Oporto, Faculty of Economics

    Start Date
    Oct/1999
    End Date
    Is current
    Place
    OPORTO
    Specialty
    Theoretische Filosofie
  • History of Economic Thought

    Title
    History of Economic Thought
    Year
    2018
    Period
    BLOCK3
    Year level
    Master 1 (Research Master)
  • University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Philosophy
    Department
    Theoretische Filosofie
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 10 4088979

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