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William J. Barber

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First Name:William
Middle Name:J.
Last Name:Barber
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RePEc Short-ID:pba127
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Terminal Degree: Department of Economics; Oxford University (from RePEc Genealogy)

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Articles

  1. William J. Barber, 2011. "The Great Recession as a Great Enlightener," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 43(2), pages 369-373, Summer.
  2. william j. barber, 2006. "Economists in Parliament in the liberal age (1848-1920) - Edited by Massimo M. Augello and Marco E. L. Guidi," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 59(4), pages 876-878, November.
  3. William J. Barber, 2005. "Barber on Fisher," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 64(1), pages 43-55, January.
  4. Barber, William J., 2002. "W. Robert Brazelton, Designing US Economic Policy: An Analytical Biography of Leon H. Keyserling (Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire and New York: Palgrave, 2001), pp. ix, 181, $65. ISBN 0 333 77575 ," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 24(03), pages 369-371, September.
  5. Barber, William J., 2002. "Reflections on the Great Depression. By Randall E. Parker. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2002. Pp. xii, 230. $85.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 62(04), pages 1159-1160, December.
  6. Barber, William J., 1999. "Melvin W. Reder, Economics: The Culture of a Controversial Science (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1999) pp. xi, 376, $35.00, ISBN 0-226-70609-5," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 21(04), pages 467-468, December.
  7. William J. Barber, 1999. "International Commerce in the Fine Arts and American Political Economy, 1789–1913," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 31(5), pages 209-235, Supplemen.
  8. William J. Barber, 1999. "“Sweet Are the Uses of Adversity”: Federal Patronage of the Arts in the Great Depression," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 31(5), pages 235-255, Supplemen.
  9. Barber, William J., 1998. "James Angresano,The Political Economy of Gunnar Myrdal: An Institutional Basis for the Transformation Problem.Cheltenham, UK: Elgar, 1997. xiii + 224 pp," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(4), pages 836-837, December.
  10. Barber, William J., 1998. "Not So Dismal a Science: Reflections," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 20(02), pages 177-189, June.
  11. William J. Barber, 1997. "FDR's big government legacy," Regional Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Sum, pages 18-24.
  12. William Barber, 1997. "Book Reviews," The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 4(2), pages 336-337.
  13. Barber, William J, 1997. "Irving Fisher (1867-1947) in Retrospect," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 87(2), pages 445-447, May.
  14. William J. Barber, 1996. "Postwar Changes in American Graduate Education in Economics," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 28(5), pages 12-30, Supplemen.
  15. William J. Barber, 1995. "Chile con Chicago: A Review Essay," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 33(4), pages 1941-1949, December.
  16. William J. Barber, 1994. "The Divergent Fates of Two Strands of “Institutionalist” Doctrine During the New Deal Years," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 26(4), pages 569-587, Winter.
  17. William J. Barber, 1992. "Francis Wayland: Perspectives of a Nineteenth Century Political Economist on the "Business" of Higher Education," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 18(2), pages 133-141, Spring.
  18. Barber, William J., 1991. "The Life and Political Economy of Lauchlin Currie: New Dealer, Presidential Adviser, and Development Economist, by Roger J. Sandilands. Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 1990. Pp. xi, 441. ISBN 0-822," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 13(01), pages 109-110, June.
  19. Barber, William J., 1990. "Does Scholarship in the History of Economics Have a Useful Future?," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 12(02), pages 110-123, September.
  20. Barber, William J., 1989. "History of Economics Society 16th Annual Meeting University of Richmond - Richmond, Virginia June 10–13, 1989," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 11(01), pages 143-154, March.
  21. William J. Barber, 1987. "The Career of Alvin H. Hansen in the 1920s and 1930s: A Study in Intellectual Transformation," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 19(2), pages 191-205, Summer.
  22. Barber, William J, 1987. "Should the American Economic Association Have Toasted Simon Newcomb at Its 100th Birthday Party?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 1(1), pages 179-183, Summer.
  23. William J. Barber, 1981. "The United States: Economists in a Pluralistic Polity," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 13(3), pages 513-547, Fall.
  24. William J. Barber, 1974. "Bauer, P. T., Dissent on Development: Studies and Debates in Development Economics, Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1972, 550 pp. ($15.00)," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 56(4), pages 845-846.
  25. William J. Barber, 1969. "James Mill and the Theory of Economic Policy in India," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 1(1), pages 85-100, Spring.
  26. William J. Barber, 1961. "Disguised Unemployment In Underdeveloped Economies," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 13(1), pages 103-115.

Chapters

  1. William J. Barber, 2010. "Jacob Viner," Chapters,in: The Elgar Companion to the Chicago School of Economics, chapter 19 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. William J. Barber, 2010. "J. Laurence Laughlin," Chapters,in: The Elgar Companion to the Chicago School of Economics, chapter 7 Edward Elgar Publishing.

Books

  1. Barber,William J., 1996. "Designs within Disorder," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521560788.
  2. William J. Barber (ed.), 1991. "Perspectives on the History of Economic Thought," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 31.
  3. William J. Barber (ed.), 1991. "Perspectives on the History of Economic Thought," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 713.
  4. Barber,William J., 1989. "From New Era to New Deal," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521367370.
  5. Barber, William J., 1967. "A History of Economic Thought," History of Economic Thought Books, McMaster University Archive for the History of Economic Thought, number barber1967.

Citations

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Articles

  1. Barber, William J., 2002. "Reflections on the Great Depression. By Randall E. Parker. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2002. Pp. xii, 230. $85.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 62(04), pages 1159-1160, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Vipin Chandran, K.P & Sandhya, P, 2010. "Tribute to Paul. A. Samuelson," MPRA Paper 27173, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  2. William J. Barber, 1996. "Postwar Changes in American Graduate Education in Economics," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 28(5), pages 12-30, Supplemen.

    Cited by:

    1. Gabriel Misas Arango, 2004. "El campo de la economía y la formación de los economistas," REVISTA CUADERNOS DE ECONOMÍA, UN - RCE - CID, June.
    2. Pedro Garcia Duarte, 2014. "Mit Graduate Networks: The Early Years," Anais do XLI Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 41st Brazilian Economics Meeting] 010, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pós-Graduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
    3. José Francisco Bellod Redondo, 2009. "La Mala Educación: La Teoría De La Oferta," Contribuciones a la Economía, Grupo Eumed.net (Universidad de Málaga), issue 2009-03, March.

  3. William J. Barber, 1995. "Chile con Chicago: A Review Essay," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 33(4), pages 1941-1949, December.

    Cited by:

    1. George DeMartino, 2013. "Professional Economic Ethics: Why Heterodox Economists Should Care," Economic Thought, World Economics Association, vol. 2(1), pages 1-4, April.
    2. Csaba, László, 1999. "A rendszerváltozás elmélete és/vagy a közgazdaságtan kudarca?
      [The theory of systemic change and/or the fiasco of economics?]
      ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(1), pages 1-19.
    3. Ian Coelho De Souza Almeida, 2018. "The ?Chicago Boys? Intellectual Transfer: A Gramscian Interpretation," Anais do XLIV Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 44th Brazilian Economics Meeting] 16, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pós-Graduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
    4. Eduardo Wiesner, 2008. "The Political Economy of Macroeconomic Policy Reform in Latin America," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12913.
    5. Caplan, Bryan, 2003. "The idea trap: the political economy of growth divergence," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 19(2), pages 183-203, June.

  4. William J. Barber, 1994. "The Divergent Fates of Two Strands of “Institutionalist” Doctrine During the New Deal Years," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 26(4), pages 569-587, Winter.

    Cited by:

    1. Kaufman, Bruce E., 1998. "Regulation of the employment relationship: The 'old' institutional perspective," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 34(3), pages 349-385, March.
    2. Herbert Hovenkamp, 2011. "Coasean markets," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 31(1), pages 63-90, February.

  5. Barber, William J., 1990. "Does Scholarship in the History of Economics Have a Useful Future?," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 12(02), pages 110-123, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Mark Blaug, 2001. "No History of Ideas, Please, We're Economists," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 15(1), pages 145-164, Winter.

  6. William J. Barber, 1987. "The Career of Alvin H. Hansen in the 1920s and 1930s: A Study in Intellectual Transformation," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 19(2), pages 191-205, Summer.

    Cited by:

    1. Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke, 2015. "Economic Impossibilities for our Grandchildren?," NBER Working Papers 21807, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke, 2015. "Economic Impossibilities For Our Grandchildren?," Oxford University Economic and Social History Series _139, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.

  7. Barber, William J, 1987. "Should the American Economic Association Have Toasted Simon Newcomb at Its 100th Birthday Party?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 1(1), pages 179-183, Summer.

    Cited by:

    1. Michel Rocca, 2017. "L'analyse économique du travail. Complémentarité ou parallélisme des propositions théoriques depuis les années 1880," Working Papers halshs-01566506, HAL.
    2. Bradley W. Bateman & Ethan B. Kapstein, 1999. "Retrospectives: Between God and the Market: The Religious Roots of the American Economic Association," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 13(4), pages 249-258, Fall.
    3. Robert Dixon, 2002. "Retrospectives: Captains of Industry," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 16(2), pages 197-206, Spring.

  8. William J. Barber, 1981. "The United States: Economists in a Pluralistic Polity," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 13(3), pages 513-547, Fall.

    Cited by:

    1. Dorian Jullien, 2017. "Interviews and the Historiographical Issues of Oral Sources," Post-Print halshs-01651062, HAL.

Chapters

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Books

  1. Barber,William J., 1996. "Designs within Disorder," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521560788.

    Cited by:

    1. Eric Tymoigne, 2008. "Minsky and Economic Policy: 'Keynesianism' All Over Again?," Economics Working Paper Archive wp_547, Levy Economics Institute.
    2. Malcolm Rutherford, 2001. "Institutional Economics: Then and Now," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 15(3), pages 173-194, Summer.
    3. Price V. Fishback, 2010. "U.S. Monetary and Fiscal Policy in the 1930s," NBER Working Papers 16477, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Sandilands, Roger, 2009. "New Evidence on Allyn Young’s Style and Influence as a Teacher," SIRE Discussion Papers 2009-16, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE).
    5. Alacevich, Michele, 2008. "The World Bank's early reflections on development : a development institution or a bank?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4670, The World Bank.
    6. Roger Sandilands, 2009. "New Evidence on Allyn Youngs Style and Influence as a Teacher," Working Papers 0905, University of Strathclyde Business School, Department of Economics.
    7. Belliveau, Stefan, 2012. "Money aggregates and economic activity during the Great Depression and 2007-11," MPRA Paper 37371, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    8. Michele Alacevich, 2007. "The World Bank’s Early Reflection on Development: a Development Institution or a Bank?," Development Working Papers 221, Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milano.
    9. Fishback, Price, 2016. "How Successful Was the New Deal? The Microeconomic Impact of New Deal Spending and Lending Policies in the 1930s," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 274, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
    10. Sebastian Edwards, 2015. "Academics as Economic Advisers: Gold, the ‘Brains Trust,’ and FDR," NBER Working Papers 21380, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    11. Sandilands, Roger, 2009. "Hawtreyan Credit Deadlock or Keynesian Liquidity Trap? Lessons for Japan from the Great Depression," SIRE Discussion Papers 2009-14, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE).
    12. Michele Alacevich, 2010. "Development Agency or Bank? Vision and Strategy of the World Bank in the 50’s and 60’s," QA - Rivista dell'Associazione Rossi-Doria, Associazione Rossi Doria, issue 1, March.
    13. Eichengreen, Barry, 2014. "Doctrinal determinants, domestic and international of Federal Reserve policy, 1914-1933," Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute Working Paper 195, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
    14. Hugh Rockoff, 1998. "By Way of Analogy: The Expansion of the Federal Government in the 1930s," NBER Chapters,in: The Defining Moment: The Great Depression and the American Economy in the Twentieth Century, pages 125-154 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    15. Jan Toporowski, 2013. "The Elgar Companion to Hyman Minsky," Review of Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(1), pages 175-177, January.

  2. Barber,William J., 1989. "From New Era to New Deal," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521367370.

    Cited by:

    1. Geoffrey M. Hodgson, 2009. "The great crash of 2008 and the reform of economics," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 33(6), pages 1205-1221, November.
    2. Jonathan Michie (ed.), 2011. "The Handbook of Globalisation, Second Edition," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14082.
    3. Ebell, Monique. & O'Higgins, Niall., 2015. "Fiscal policy and the youth labour market," ILO Working Papers 994898963402676, International Labour Organization.
    4. Nicola Giocoli, 2009. "Competition Versus Property Rights: American Antitrust Law, The Freiburg School, And The Early Years Of European Competition Policy," Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 5(4), pages 747-786.
    5. Giocoli, Nicola, 2008. "Competition vs. property rights: American antitrust law, the Freiburg School and the early years of European competition policy," MPRA Paper 33807, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Ronnie Phillips, 1992. "The 'Chicago Plan' and New Deal Banking Reform," Economics Working Paper Archive wp_76, Levy Economics Institute.
    7. Crafts, Nicholas & Fearon, Peter, 2010. "Lessons from the 1930s' Great Depression," CEPR Discussion Papers 8057, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    8. Ebell, Monique & Ritschl, Albrecht, 2008. "Real origins of the great depression: monopoly power, unions and the American business cycle in the 1920s," Economic History Working Papers 19566, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.

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