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Ross B. Emmett

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Ross B. Emmett
Économiste

Dates Né en 1957
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Origine Canada Canada
États-Unis États-Unis
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Ross B. Emmett, né en 1957 (citoyen américain et canadien), est professeur d'économie politique, de théorie politique et de démocratie constitutionnelle au James Madison College, à la Michigan State University, aux États-Unis. Il est le directeur du Centre d'études en économie politique Smith - Tocqueville et il est également membre du réseau de la faculté "FEE" (Foundation for Economic Education).

Ross B. Emmett fut d'abord diplômé en histoire à la Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA (B.A., cum laude, en 1978) puis de de l'université du South Carolina, Moore School of Business (IMBA, 1981) avec un stage long à Stuttgart en Allemagne. Il a obtenu son doctorat (Ph.D.) en économie, de l'université du Manitoba, à St. John’s College, dans l'Etat du Winnipeg, au Canada en 1991, avec une thèse qui portait sur le sujet : "'L'économiste en tant que philosophe' : Frank H. Knight et l'American Social Science pendant les années vingt et au début des années trente". Depuis sa thèse, il est devenu un spécialiste inconditionnel de l'apport de Frank Knight.

Avant de se rendre à la Michigan State University en 2003, Ross B. Emmett a enseigné l'économie au Canada, à la Trinity Western University, (1981-1984), à l'université du Manitoba (1985-1989), à l'université du Winnipeg (1988-89), à l'Augustana University College (1989-2003) et à l'université de l'Alberta (1998-2003).

Ross B. Emmett est reconnu pour son expertise en tant qu'historien de l'économie libérale classique. Son travail concerne l'économie politique constitutionnelle d'une société libre et l'étude de l'amélioration des vertus bourgeoises qui la soutiennent.

Publications

  • 1992, "Frank H. Knight on the Conflict of Values in Economic Life", Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol 9, pp87-103
  • 1994,
    • a. "Frank Knight: Economics vs. Religion", In: H. G. Brennan et A. M .C. Waterman, dir., "Economics and Religion, Recent Economic Thought", Kluwer Academic Press, pp103-120
    • b. "Maximizers vs. Good Sports: Frank Knight’s Curious Understanding of Exchange Behaviour", In: N. De Marchi et M.S. Morgan, dir., "Higgling: Transactors and their Markets in the History of Economics", annual supplement to History of Political Economy, vol 26, Durham: Duke University Press, pp276-292
  • 1997, "‘What is Truth’ in Capital Theory?: Five Stories Relevant to the Evaluation of Frank Knight's Contribution to the Capital Controversy", In: J. B. Davis, dir., "New Economics and Its History", annual supplement to History of Political Economy, vol 29, Durham: Duke University Press, pp231-250
  • 1998,
    • a. "Frank H. Knight", In: John B. Davis, D. Wade Hands et Uskali Mäki, dir., "The Handbook of Economic Methodology", Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp267-269
    • b. "Frank Knight’s dissent from progressive social science", In: S. Pressman et R. Holt, dir, "Economics and Its Discontents: Twentieth Century Dissenting Economists", Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp153-164
  • 1999,
    • a. dir., "Selected Essays by Frank H. Knight", vols. 1 et 2, Chicago: University of Chicago Press
    • b. "The Economist and the Entrepreneur: Modern Impulses in Frank H. Knight’s Risk, Uncertainty, and Profit", History of Political Economy, Vol 31, n°1, Spring, pp29-52
    • c. "Frank H. Knight (1885-1972): A Bibliography of His Writings", Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, archival supplement, Vol 9, pp1-100
    • d. "Frank Hyneman Knight Papers 1910-1972: Finding Guide", compilation de Glen James Gilchrist et de George J. Stigler, révisé par Ross B. Emmett, Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, archival supplement, Vol 9, pp101-273
    • e. "Introduction", In: Ross B. Emmett, dir., "Selected Essays by Frank H. Knight", vol I: 'What is Truth' in Economics?, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ppvii-xxiv
    • f. commentaire du livre de Wolfgang Kasper et Manfred E. Streit, "Institutional Economics: Social Order and Public Policy", Choice, December
  • 2000,
    • a. "Frank H. Knight. An Annotated Bibliography", The Library of Economics and Liberty, Liberty Fund
    • b. "Great Bubbles: Reactions to the South Sea Bubble, the Mississippi Scheme and the Tulip Mania Affair", 3 volumes, Pickering & Chatto
  • 2001, "The Chicago Tradition in Economics, 1892-1945", 8 volumes, Routledge
  • 2006,
    • a. "The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists", 2 volumes, Thoemmes Continuum
    • b. "Frank H. Knight, Max Weber, Chicago Economics, and Institutionalism", Max Weber Studies, Weber and Economics: Beiheft 1, pp101-119
    • c. "De Gustibus Est Disputandum: Frank H. Knight's Response to George Stigler and Gary Becker's ‘De Gustibus Non Est Disputandum’", Journal of Economic Methodology, Vol 13, n°1, March, pp97-111
  • 2007, "Knight’s Challenge (to Hayek): Spontaneous Order is Not Enough for Governing a Liberal Society", In: Louis Hunt, Peter McNamara, dir., "Liberalism, Conservatism and Hayek's Idea of Spontaneous Order", New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp67-86
  • 2008, "Frank H. Knight’s Criticisms of Henry George", In: Laurence S. Moss, dir., "Henry George: Political Idealogue, Social Philosopher, and Economic Theorist", Studies in Economic Reform and Social Justice, Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, pp61-66
  • 2009,
    • a. "Frank Knight & the Chicago School in American Economics", Routledge (Studies in the History of Economics)
    • b. "Did the Chicago School Reject Frank Knight: Assessing Frank Knight’s Place in the Chicago Tradition", In: Ross B. Emmett, dir., "Frank Knight and the Chicago School in American Economics", London: Routledge, pp145–155
    • c. "Realism and relevance in the economics of a free society: the Knight–Hutchison debate", Journal of Economic Methodology, Vol 16, n°3, pp341–350
    • d. "De Gustibus Est Disputandum", In: Ross B. Emmett, dir., "Frank Knight and the Chicago School in American Economics", London: Routledge, pp135-144
  • 2010,
    • a. "The Elgar Companion to the Chicago School of Economics", Edward Elgar
    • b. "Specializing in Interdisciplinarity: The Committee on Social Thought as Chicago’s Antidote to Compartmentalization in the Social Sciences", In: Roger E. Backhouse, Philippe Fontaine, dir., "The Unsocial Social Science? Economics and Neighboring Disciplines since 1945", History of Political Economy, Vol 42 (supplément), Durham: Duke University Press, pp261-287
    • c. "The Economic Organization: A Reading Guide", In: Ross B. Emmett, dir., "The Elgar Companion to the Chicago School of Economics", Edward Elgar, pp52-58
    • d. "History of Economics and History of Science: A Comparative Look at Recent Work in Both Fields", In: J. E. Biddle, Ross B. Emmett, dir., "Research in the History of Economic Thought & Methodology", Vol 28-A, pp71-94
  • 2011,
    • a. commentaire du livre de Philip Mirowski et Dieter Plehwe, dir., "The Road from Mont Pelerin. The Making of the Neoliberal Thought Collective", Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Vol 33, pp134-137
    • b. "Frank H. Knight in Iowa City, 1919-1928", Research in the History of Economic Thought & Methodology, Vol 29-B, Emerald/JAI
    • c. "Discussion and the evolution of institutions in a liberal democracy : Frank Knight joins the debate", In: Andrew Farrant, dir., "Hayek, Mill and the Liberal Tradition", Routledge Studies in the History of Economics, London et New York: Routledge, pp57-77
    • d. "Frank H. Knight on the “Entrepreneur Function” in Modern Enterprise", Seattle University Law Review, 34(4), pp1139-1154
    • e. "Sharpening Tools in the Workshop: The Workshop System and the Chicago School’s Success", In: Rob van Horn, Philip Mirowski, Thomas Stapleford, dir., "Building Chicago Economics: New Perspectives on the History of America's Most Powerful Economics Program", Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp93-115
    • f. avec Gerald Nordquist, "Frank Hyneman Knight: The Iowa Years", In: [Ross B. Emmett], dir., "Frank H. Knight in Iowa City, 1919-1927", Research in the History of Economic Thought & Methodology, Vol 29-B, ppxi-liii
    • g. "Man and Society in Adam Smith’s Natural Morality: The Impartial Spectator, the Man of System, and the Invisible Hand", In: Paul Oslington, dir., "Adam Smith as Theologian", London: Routledge, pp125-132
  • 2012,
    • a. avec Avi Cohen, "Why and How to Teach the History of Economic Thought: Economics as Historically Produced Knowledge", In: Gail Hoyt, Kim Marie McGoldrick, dir., "The International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics", Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar
    • b. "Of Talk, Economics, Love and Innovation", Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol 41, n°6, December, pp783-786
    • c. "Inclusive Institutions and Bourgeois Dignity", commentaire du livre de Daron Acemoglu & J. A. Robinson, "Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty", Faith & Economics, n°60, Fall, pp61-69
    • d. "Psychology, Scientific Control, Chicago, and the Impact of European Émigrés", commentaire du livre de M. Rutherford, "The Institutional Movement in American Economics, 1918-1947: Science and Social Control", In: J. E. Biddle & Ross B. Emmett, dir., "Research in the History of Economic Thought & Methodology", Vol 30-A, pp169-175
    • e. "Repairing the Wall Between Positive and Normative", commentaire du livre de J. Halteman et E. Noell, "Reckoning with Markets: Moral Reflection in Economics", In: J. E. Biddle & Ross B. Emmett, dir., "Research in the History of Economic Thought & Methodology", Vol 30-A, pp241-251
  • 2013,
    • a. "Documents Related to John Maynard Keynes, Institutionalism at Chicago, and Frank H. Knight", Research in the History of Economic Thought & Methodology, Vol 31-B, Emerald/JAI
    • b. dir., "Frank H. Knight: The Economic Organization", Transaction Books
    • c. "Introduction", In: Ross B. Emmett, dir., "Frank H. Knight: The Economic Organization", Transaction Books
    • d. "Frank H. Knight on Institutionalism and Economics", Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol 31-B, pp117-124
    • e. "‘It Is a Long Time between Drinks’: The Friendship of Frank H. Knight and Frederick D. Kershner", Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol 31-B, pp151-176
  • 2014,
    • a. "Economics is Not All of Life", Econ Journal Watch, Vol 11, n°2, May, pp144-152
    • b. "Economics and Theology after the Separation", In: Paul Oslington, dir., "Oxford Handbook of Christianity and Economics, Oxford University Press, pp135-150
  • 2015, avec Robert Van Horn, "Two Trajectories of Democratic Capitalism in the Postwar Chicago School: Frank Knight versus Aaron Director", Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol 39, n°5, September, pp1443-1455
  • 2016, "The Chicago School Student of Bourgeois Civilization", Man and the Economy, 3(2), pp213-224