Publications - articles and chapters in books


2014

Tempests of the Business World: Weather Metaphors for Crises in the Nineteenth Century”, in Roberto Baranzini and François Allisson (eds), Economics and Other Branches – In the Shade of the Oak Tree. Essays in Honour of Pascal Bridel, London: Pickering & Chatto.

2013

Economic Dictionaries on the Web”, Hermes – Journal of Language and Communication in Business, 50, pp. 1-20.

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Graphical representation of the web of knowledge. Analyzing the local hierarchies and the global network of connections in a specialized encyclopedia. in Kosem, I., Kallas, J., Gantar, P., Krek, S., Langemets, M., Tuulik, M. (eds.) 2013. Electronic lexicography in the 21st century: thinking outside the paper. Proceedings of the eLex 2013 conference, 17-19 October 2013, Tallinn, Estonia. Ljubljana/Tallinn: Trojina, Institute for Applied Slovene Studies/Eesti Keele Instituut.

2012


“Louis Amable Petit and the 19th century literature on crises and cycles”, OEconomia – History / Methodology / Philosophy 2: 2, June 2012, pp. 209-236.

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Stemma codicum [of the manuscripts of Galileo’s letter to the Grand Duchess Christina], with Ottavio Besomi, in Galileo Galilei, Lettera a Cristina di Lorena, ed. by Ottavio Besomi, Padua: Antenore, 2012, pp. 170-185.

2011


Disease of the body politick. A metaphor for crises in the history of nineteenth century economics”,  Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 33: 1, March 2011), pp. 67-118.

Graphical representations of Overstone’s cycle of trade, in C. Gehrke, N. Salvadori, I. Steedman and R. Sturn (eds), Classical Political Economy and Modern Theory. Essays in Honour of Heinz D. Kurz, London: Routledge, pp. 289-312.

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Introduction to Crises and cycles in economic dictionaries and encyclopedias, edited by Daniele Besomi, London: Routledge, pp. 3.26.

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A brief history of economic dictionaries. An essay in bibliography, Ch. 2 of Crises and cycles in economic dictionaries and encyclopedias, edited by Daniele Besomi, London: Routledge, pp. 27-53.

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Naming crises. A note on semantics and chronology, Ch. 3 of Crises and cycles in economic dictionaries and encyclopedias, edited by Daniele Besomi, London: Routledge, 54-132.

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Dictionary reconstructions of the history of the theories of crises and cycles. A meta-taxonomy, Ch. 4 of Crises and cycles in economic dictionaries and encyclopedias, edited by Daniele Besomi, London: Routledge, pp. 133-164.

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The analysis of crises in early French dictionaries and encyclopedias, Ch. 6 of Crises and cycles in economic dictionaries and encyclopedias, edited by Daniele Besomi, London: Routledge, pp. 177-196.

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Charles Coquelin: Banking monopoly and commercial crises, Ch. 8 of Crises and cycles in economic dictionaries and encyclopedias, edited by Daniele Besomi, London: Routledge, pp. 209-224.

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Expectations and crises in Auguste Ott’s Dictionnaire des sciences politiques et sociales (1854), Ch. 10 of Crises and cycles in economic dictionaries and encyclopedias, edited by Daniele Besomi, London: Routledge, pp. 238-248.

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Gerolamo Boccardo on internally generated commercial crises (1857), Ch. 11 of Crises and cycles in economic dictionaries and encyclopedias, edited by Daniele Besomi, London: Routledge, 249-264.

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Back to crises. Post-war dictionaries and The resilience of an old category (with Giorgio Colacchio), Ch. 29 of Crises and cycles in economic dictionaries and encyclopedias, edited by Daniele Besomi, London: Routledge, pp. 526-548.

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Bibliography of specialised dictionaries of economics and related subjects, Ch. 29 of Crises and cycles in economic dictionaries and encyclopedias, edited by Daniele Besomi, London: Routledge, pp.549-617.

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The fabrication of a mythy: Clément Juglar’s commercial crises in the secondary literature. History of Economic Ideas XIX: 3, pp. 69-111.

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2010


"The periodicity of crises. A survey of the literature before 1850". Journal of the History of Economic Thought, vol. 32: 1, March pp. 85-132 (posted by courtesy of Cambridge University Press & the History of Economics society).

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"Paper money and national distress. William Huskisson and the early theories of credit, speculation and crises", in European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 17: 1, March 2010, pp. 1-37.

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Auguste Ott on Commercial Crises and Distributive Justice: An Early Input-Output Scheme”, (with Giorgio Colacchio), Review of Political Economy 22:1, January 2010, pp. 75-96.

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"‘Periodic crises’: Clément Juglar between theories of crises and theories of business cycles".  Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, 2010, vol. 28A, pp. 169-283.

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winner of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought’s competition of best article in the history of economic thought published in a scientific Journal during 2009 or 2010, and winner of the History of Economics Society competition for the best article in the history of economics published during 2010



2009


"Comparing editorial problems: The Harrod papers and the making of Haberler's Prosperity and Depression", in Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, 2009, vol. 27A, pp. 23-51.

"Une analyse comparé des problèmes éditoriaux: Les
Interwar papers and correspondence de Harrod et la préparation de Prosperity and depression de Haberler", Cahiers d'Economie Politique 57, 2009, pp. 225–260.

"Clément Juglar and his contemporaries on the causes of commercial crises". In Clément Juglar (1819-1905). Les origines de la théorie des cycles, edited by P. Bridel and M. Dal-Pont Legrand, monographic issue of Revue européenne des sciences sociales (Cahiers Vilfredo Pareto) XLVII, N°143, 2009, pp. 17-47.

download version presented at the Paris conference held for the centenary of the death of Clément Juglar (1 December 2005) - see on Googlebooks (limited view)


2008


"
James Anthony Lawson on commercial panics and their recurrence", Structural Change and Economic Dynamics. 19: 4, December 2008, pp. 330-341.

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"
Teorie delle crisi e teorie dei cicli", Studi e Note di Economia XIII: 3, 2008, pp. 407-424.

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John Wade's early endogenous dynamic model: 'Commercial cycle' and theories of crises", European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 15: 4, December 2008, pp. 611-639.

"'Hath rain a father?'
Sunspots and the periodicity of panics: Jevons, his critics, and an omen from the press", in Storia del pensiero economico V: 1, January-June 2008, pp. 169-179.

"Harrod's discontent whith Harrodian growth theory", in R. Leeson (ed.), 
The Keynesian Tradition. Archival insight into the evolution of the economics, London: Palgrave, 2008, pp. 65-98.


2007


"
Mentor Bouniatian on Cycles and Equilibrium", in Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Volume 18, Issue 1 , March 2007, Pages 120-143.

2006


"
A note on Textual editing: A Rejoinder to Young", Journal of the History of Economic Thought. 28:3, September, pp. 375-81.

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Roy Harrod and Joan Robinson on Thriftiness and Growth. An Introduction to their Correspondence, 1965-1970", History of Economics Review 44, Summer 2006, pp. 1-15.

(Editing of) R. F. Harrod and J. V. Robinson, "
Correspondence on growth theory, 1965-70", History of Economics Review 44, Summer 2006, pp. 16-31.

"Tendency to equilibrium, the possibility of crisis, and the history of business cycle theories", History of Economic Ideas XIV: 2, 2006, pp. 53-104. (the paper is posted by courtesy of HEI)

"'
Marxism gone mad': Tugan-Baranovsky on crises, their possibility and periodicity", in Review of Political Economy, 18:2, April 2006, pp. 147-171.

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"Formal modelling vs. insight in Kalecki's theory of the business cycle", in Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, vol. 24A, pp. 1-48.
See the article in view-only mode in googlebooks. The article can also be found on the web, e.g. here.

"Il Consigliere del Principe. Riflessioni sull'economia, la sua storia, i suoi usi e abusi", Studi e Note di Economia 2006/3, pp. 7-24. Also in Cenobio LVI: 4, Ottobre-dicembre 2007, pp. 277-94.

"Knowledge, advocacy, and the NBER method. Wesley C. Mitchell under scrutiny", with Luca Fiorito, in Storia del pensiero economico, III, 2006/1, pp. 137-167.

2005


"The goodwilling outsider. The correspondence between Keynes and Harrod", in M. C. Marcuzzo and A. Rosselli, eds., Economists in Cambridge. A Study of their Correspondence, London: Routledge, pp. 92-118.

Review (excerpt) - read it (limited view) in Googlebooks


"The Keynesian tutor. Kahn and the correspondence with Sraffa, Harrod and Kaldor" (with M.C. Marcuzzo as main author, and F. Ranchetti), in M. C. Marcuzzo and A. Rosselli, eds., Economists in Cambridge. A Study of their Correspondence, London: Routledge, 2005, pp. 292-308.

"The unlooked for proselytiser. J. Robinson and the correspondence with Sraffa, Harrod and Kaldor" (with A. Rosselli as main author), in M. C. Marcuzzo and A. Rosselli, eds., Economists in Cambridge. A Study of their Correspondence, London: Routledge, 2005, pp. 309-327

2004


"Dynamics, trade and money in the correspondence between Roy Harrod and Dennis Robertson". Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, vol.22A, pp. 1-64.

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"Harrod's Dynamics in the Making" [Jérôme-Adolphe Blanqui lecture, ESHETconference, Darmstadt 2001], in I. Barens, V. Caspari and B. Schefold (eds), Political Events and Economic Ideas, Cheltenham (UK) and Northampton (USA): Elgar, pp. 327-51.

abstract - download pdf (courtesy of Edward Elgar) - read it in googlebooks


2003


"The Papers of Roy Harrod", History of Economics Review 37, Winter, pp. 19-40.

abstract and pdf image (courtesy of History of Economics Review)


"Harrod, Hansen and Samuelson on the Multiplier-Acceleration Model. A Further Note", History of Political Economy, 2003, 35:2, pp. 305-22.

pdf image (by kind permission of HOPE. © Duke University Press)


2002


"Loewe's and Hayek's influence on Harrod's trade cycle theory", European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 9:1, Spring 2002, pp. 42-56.

2001


"Harrod's Dynamics and the Theory of Growth: The Story of a Mistaken Attribution", Cambridge Journal of Economics, 25:1, January 2001, pp. 79-96. 

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2000


"Roy Harrod and the Committee of Inquiry into the Bodleian Question, 1930-1931", Bodleian Library Record, XVII:1, April 2000, pp. 36-44.

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"Keynes and Harrod on the Classical Theory of Investment. More on the Origin of the Only Diagram in the General Theory", Journal of the History of Economic Thought,22:3, September, pp. 367-376.
 
"La razionalità come posta in palio. La dinamica di Harrod tra oblio e omologazione", Economia Politica , XVII:2, August, pp. 175-198.

pdf image (Courtesy of Economia Politica); abstract (English)


"La teoria del ciclo e della crescita di Roy Harrod", in M. Baranzini and others, Corso di economia politica II, Lugano: Università della Svizzera italiana, 2000 pp. 129-135.

"On the Spread of an Idea: The Strange Case of Mr. Harrod and the Multiplier", History of Political Economy, 32:2, Summer 2000, pp. 347-379.

abstract; pdf image (posted with permission of Duke University Press)


1999


"Harrod on the classification of technological progress. The origin of a wild-goose chase", Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review , 208, March, pp. 96-118.

abstract ; pdf image by courtesy of Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review


"Inter-war Trade Cycle Theories in a Poem by James Meade", European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 6:2, Summer, pp. 297-300.

1998


"Failing to Win Consent. Harrod's Dynamics in the Eyes of his Readers", in G. Rampa, L. Stella and A. Thirlwall, eds., Economic Dynamics, Trade and Growth: Essays on Harrodian Themes, London: Macmillan , and New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998, pp. 38-88.

(pdf image courtesy of Macmillan and St. Martin's Press)


"Harrod and the 'Time-lag Theories of the Cycle'", in G. Rampa, L. Stella and A. Thirlwall, eds., Economic Dynamics, Trade and Growth: Essays on Harrodian Themes, London: Macmillan , and New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998, pp. 107-148.

(pdf image courtesy of Macmillan and St. Martin's Press)


"Harrod and the Oxford Economists' Research Group's Inquiry on Prices and Interest, 1936-1939", Oxford Economic Papers , NS 50, October, pp. 534-562. .pdf

1997


"Statics and Dynamics in Harrod's Trade Cycle", Review of Political Economy 9(2), pp. 181-209.

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"Roy Harrod and Traditional Theory", European Journal for the History of Economic Thought .4(1), Spring, pp. 92-115.

1996


"An Additional Note on the Harrod-Keynes Correspondence", History of Political Economy 28:2, pp. 281-294.

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Roy F. Harrod, "An Essay in Dynamic Theory (1938 Daft)", edited by D. Besomi, History of Political Economy 28:2, pp. 253-280.

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"Introduction to 'An Essay in Dynamic Theory': 1938 Draft by Roy F. Harrod", History of Political Economy 28:2, pp. 245-251.

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1995


"From The Trade Cycle to the 'Essay in Dynamic Theory'. The Harrod-Keynes correspondence, 1937-1938", History of Political Economy 27:2, pp. 309-343.

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1993-94


"Roy Harrod: la dinamica del Trade Cycle e la Teoria Generale", Storia del Pensiero Economico Moderno (first part in issue XIII: 1-2, 1993, pp. 57-74; second part in issue XIV: 3-4, Luglio-Dicembre 1994, pp. 51-69)

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1993


"Roy Harrod, la concorrenza imperfetta e la possibilità di una teoria dinamica", Studi Economici , 50, pp. 41-70.

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1992


"Alla conquista del consenso: a proposito di un articolo di dinamica formale", Economia Politica , IX, 1.

abstract ; pdf image courtesy of Economia politica


1991


"La costruzione dei modelli economici tra storia e cultura", Economia Politica , VIII, 2.

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1989


"A vocabulary for change", in M. Galeotti, L. Geronazzo, F. Gori (eds.), Non-linear dynamics in economics and social sciences , Bologna: Pitagora Editrice.

1988


"Michal Kalecki: la dinamica economica tra materialismo e meccanicismo", Economia Politica , V, Dic. (Courtesy of Economia Politica)

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1984


"Alcune proprietà e applicazioni economiche delle equazioni differenziali con deviazioni nell'argomento", Ricerche Economiche [now Research in Economics ], XXXVIII, 4, Ottobre-Dicembre.

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"Kalecki's Principle of Increasing Risk and the instability of certain of his linear dynamic models", Fascicoli dell'Istituto di Matematica Generale e Finanziaria , 78, Università di Pavia.

1983


"Fluttuazioni e stabilità in un modello macrodinamico di M. Kalecki", Fascicoli dell'Istituto di Matematica Generale e Finanziaria , 71, Università di Pavia.