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Marcel Boumans

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School of Economics
Universiteit Utrecht

Utrecht, Netherlands
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Working papers

  1. Marcel Boumans & Ariane Dupont-Kieffer, 2011. "The history of the histories of econometrics," Post-Print hal-01320582, HAL.
  2. Boumans, Marcel & Dupont-Kieffer, Ariane, 2011. "A history of the histories of econometrics," MPRA Paper 35744, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Boumans, Marcel, 2007. "Battle in the planning office: biased experts versus normative statisticians," Economic History Working Papers 22520, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.
  4. Boumans, Marcel, 2005. "When evidence is not in the mean," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 58437, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  5. Marcel Boumans & Matthias Klaes, "undated". "Mark Blaug: A Rebel with Many Causes," Center for the History of Political Economy Working Paper Series 2013-08 4Creation-Date: 2, Center for the History of Political Economy.

Articles

  1. Marcel Boumans, 2017. "A Few Hares to Chase. The Economic Life and Times of Bill Phillips, by Alan Bollard," The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 24(5), pages 1113-1116, September.
  2. Boumans, Marcel, 2017. "Michael H. Turk, The Idea of History in Constructing Economics (London and New York: Routledge, 2016), pp. 242, $163 (hardcover), $54.95 (e-book). ISBN 978-1-138-80889-8 (hardcover); 978-1-315-75036-1," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 39(03), pages 405-406, September.
  3. Boumans, Marcel, 2016. "Roger E. Backhouse and Philippe Fontaine, eds., A Historiography of the Modern Social Sciences (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014), pp. 260, $95. ISBN 978-1-107-03772-4," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 38(04), pages 507-509, December.
  4. Marcel Boumans, 2016. "Methodological ignorance: A comment on field experiments and methodological intolerance," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 23(2), pages 139-146, June.
  5. Boumans, Marcel, 2016. "Hubris: Why Economists Failed to Predict the Crisis and How to Avoid the Next One. By Meghnad Desai. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2015. xii + 287 pp. Figures, bibliography, notes, inde," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 90(01), pages 188-191, March.
  6. Marcel Boumans, 2016. "Suppes’s outlines of an empirical measurement theory," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 23(3), pages 305-315, July.
  7. Marcel Boumans, 2016. "Methodological institutionalism as a transformation of structural econometrics," Review of Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 28(3), pages 417-425, July.
  8. Boumans, Marcel, 2015. "WITH SUCH A FRIEND OF THE HISTORY OF ECONOMICS, WHO NEEDS ENEMIES? Steven Kates, Defending the History of Economic Thought (Cheltenham, UK, and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar), pp. x, 140, $103. ISBN 9," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 37(01), pages 139-144, March.
  9. Marcel J. Boumans, 2015. "Review of Till Düppe and E. Roy Weintraub, "Finding Equilibrium. Arrow, Debreu, McKenzie and the Problem of Scientific Credit", Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2014, pp. xxv + 276," History of Economic Ideas, Fabrizio Serra Editore, Pisa - Roma, vol. 23(1), pages 192-195.
  10. Boumans, Marcel, 2014. "GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History. By Diane Coyle. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. 159 pp. Figures, tables, notes, index. Cloth, $19.95. ISBN: 978-0-691-15679-8," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 88(04), pages 799-801, December.
  11. Marcel Boumans, 2014. "Haavelmo’s Epistemology for an Inexact Science," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 46(2), pages 211-229, Summer.
  12. Boumans, Marcel, 2013. "John B. Davis and D. Wade Hands (eds), The Elgar Companion to Recent Economic Methodology Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011, x + 542 pages, ISBN: 978-1848447547," OEconomia, Editions NecPlus, vol. 2013(02), pages 319-322, June.
  13. Marcel Boumans & Esther-Mirjam Sent, 2013. "A Nobel Prize for Empirical Macroeconomics: Assessing the Contributions of Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims," Review of Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(1), pages 39-56, January.
  14. Marcel Boumans, 2012. "Mark Blaug (1927-2011). An unrepentant Lakatosian," History of Economic Ideas, Fabrizio Serra Editore, Pisa - Roma, vol. 20(1), pages 11-24.
  15. Marcel Boumans, 2012. "Observations in a Hostile Environment: Morgenstern on the Accuracy of Economic Observations," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 44(5), pages 114-136, Supplemen.
  16. Marcel Boumans, 2011. "The two-model problem in rational decision making," Rationality and Society, , vol. 23(3), pages 371-400, August.
  17. Marcel Boumans & Ariane Dupont-Kieffer, 2011. "A History of the Histories of Econometrics," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 43(5), pages 5-31, Supplemen.
  18. Marcel Boumans, 2010. "The Problem of Passive Observation," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 42(1), pages 75-110, Spring.
  19. Marcel Boumans, 2009. "Dynamizing Stability," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 41(5), pages 127-146, Supplemen.
  20. Marcel Boumans, 2009. "N. Emrah Aydinonat, The Invisible Hand in Economics. How Economists Explain Unintended Social Consequences, Abingdon and New York, Routledge, 2008, pp. xvi+254," History of Economic Ideas, Fabrizio Serra Editore, Pisa - Roma, vol. 17(3), pages 207-210.
  21. Boumans, Marcel & Forget, Evelyn L., 2009. "From The Editors," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 31(01), pages 1-2, March.
  22. Boumans, Marcel, 2007. "Philippe Fontaine and Robert Leonard (Eds) The Experiment in the History of Economics (London and New York: Routledge, 2005) pp. xiii, 158, $65, ISBN 0-415-34429-8," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 29(02), pages 263-265, June.
  23. Boumans, Marcel, 2003. "Robert Leeson, ed., A. W. H. Phillips: Collected Works in Contemporary Perspective (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000) pp. xvii, 515, $100. ISBN 0-521-57135-9," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 25(03), pages 372-376, September.
  24. Marcel Boumans & Mary Morgan, 2002. "Ceteris paribus conditions: materiality and the application of economic theories," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(1), pages 11-26.
  25. Marcel Boumans, 2001. "Fisher's Instrumental Approach to Index Numbers," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 33(5), pages 313-344, Supplemen.
  26. Marcel Boumans, 1999. "Representation and stability in testing and measuring rational expectations," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(3), pages 381-402.
  27. Boumans, Marcel, 1995. "Frisch on testing of business cycle theories," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 67(1), pages 129-147, May.
  28. Boumans, Marcel, 1995. "Tinbergen's Cycle: An Arithmetic Error? TINBERGEN'S CYCLE: AN ARITHMETIC ERROR?," Econometric Theory, Cambridge University Press, vol. 11(02), pages 389-391, February.

Chapters

  1. Marcel Boumans, 2016. "Econometrics," Chapters,in: Handbook on the History of Economic Analysis Volume III, chapter 9, pages 106-116 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Marcel Boumans & Matthias Klaes, 2013. "Introduction," Chapters,in: Mark Blaug: Rebel with Many Causes, chapter 1, pages 1-8 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  3. Marcel Boumans, 2013. "An unrepentant Lakatosian," Chapters,in: Mark Blaug: Rebel with Many Causes, chapter 13, pages 177-190 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  4. Marcel Boumans, 2012. "Sims, Christopher Albert (born 1942)," The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Palgrave Macmillan.
  5. Marcel Boumans, 2004. "Models in Economics," Chapters,in: The Elgar Companion To Economics and Philosophy, chapter 13 Edward Elgar Publishing.

Books

  1. Boumans, Marcel, 2015. "Science Outside the Laboratory: Measurement in Field Science and Economics," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199388288.
  2. Marcel Boumans & Matthias Klaes (ed.), 2013. "Mark Blaug: Rebel with Many Causes," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 15224.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Marcel Boumans & Ariane Dupont-Kieffer, 2011. "The history of the histories of econometrics," Post-Print hal-01320582, HAL.

    Cited by:

  2. Boumans, Marcel & Dupont-Kieffer, Ariane, 2011. "A history of the histories of econometrics," MPRA Paper 35744, University Library of Munich, Germany.

    Cited by:

    1. n.d., 2015. "Glimpses of Henry Schultz in Mussolini’s 1934 Italy," HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT AND POLICY, FrancoAngeli Editore, vol. 2015(2), pages 93-113.

  3. Boumans, Marcel, 2005. "When evidence is not in the mean," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 58437, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.

    Cited by:

    1. Paul Downward & Andrew Mearman, 2008. "Decision-making at the Bank of England: a critical appraisal," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 60(3), pages 385-409, July.

  4. Marcel Boumans & Matthias Klaes, "undated". "Mark Blaug: A Rebel with Many Causes," Center for the History of Political Economy Working Paper Series 2013-08 4Creation-Date: 2, Center for the History of Political Economy.

    Cited by:

    1. Marcel Boumans & Matthias Klaes, 2013. "Introduction," Chapters,in: Mark Blaug: Rebel with Many Causes, chapter 1, pages 1-8 Edward Elgar Publishing.

Articles

  1. Marcel Boumans, 2012. "Observations in a Hostile Environment: Morgenstern on the Accuracy of Economic Observations," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 44(5), pages 114-136, Supplemen.

    Cited by:

    1. Till Düppe & E. Roy Weintraub, 2013. "Siting the New Economic Science: The Cowles Commission’s Activity Analysis Conference of June 1949," Working Papers 0040, European Historical Economics Society (EHES).
    2. Charles F. Manski, 2015. "Communicating Uncertainty in Official Economic Statistics: An Appraisal Fifty Years after Morgenstern," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 53(3), pages 631-653, September.
    3. van Bergeijk, P.A.G., 2017. "Measurement error of global production," ISS Working Papers - General Series 632, International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (ISS), The Hague.

  2. Marcel Boumans & Ariane Dupont-Kieffer, 2011. "A History of the Histories of Econometrics," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 43(5), pages 5-31, Supplemen.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  3. Marcel Boumans, 2010. "The Problem of Passive Observation," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 42(1), pages 75-110, Spring.

    Cited by:

    1. Bjerkholt, Olav, 2013. "Trygve Haavelmo at the Cowles Commission," Memorandum 26/2013, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
    2. Pedro Garcia Duarte & Kevin D. Hoover, 2012. "Observing Shocks," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 44(5), pages 226-249, Supplemen.

  4. Marcel Boumans & Mary Morgan, 2002. "Ceteris paribus conditions: materiality and the application of economic theories," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(1), pages 11-26.

    Cited by:

    1. Sebastian Voigt & Oliver Hinz, 2017. "Assessing the economic effects of server launches in free-to-play MMO games," Journal of Business Economics, Springer, vol. 87(4), pages 421-464, May.
    2. Hendry, David F., 2018. "Deciding between alternative approaches in macroeconomics," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 34(1), pages 119-135.
    3. Francesco Guala & Andrea Salanti, 2002. "Model-robustness in ‘old’ and ‘new’ growth theory," Working Papers (-2012) 0201, University of Bergamo, Department of Economics.
    4. Francesco Guala & Andrea Salanti, 2002. "On the Robustness of Economic Models," Working Papers (-2012) 0208, University of Bergamo, Department of Economics.
    5. Duo Qin, 2014. "Inextricability of Autonomy and Confluence in Econometrics," Working Papers 189, Department of Economics, SOAS, University of London, UK.

  5. Marcel Boumans, 2001. "Fisher's Instrumental Approach to Index Numbers," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 33(5), pages 313-344, Supplemen.

    Cited by:

    1. Timo Kuosmanen & Thierry Post & Timo Sipiläinen, 2004. "Shadow Price Approach to Total Factor Productivity Measurement: With an Application to Finnish Grass-Silage Production," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 22(1), pages 95-121, July.

  6. Marcel Boumans, 1999. "Representation and stability in testing and measuring rational expectations," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(3), pages 381-402.

    Cited by:

    1. Hendry, David F., 2018. "Deciding between alternative approaches in macroeconomics," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 34(1), pages 119-135.
    2. Peter Rodenburg, 2005. "Models as measuring instruments: measurement of duration dependence of unemployment," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 12(3), pages 407-431.

Chapters

  1. Marcel Boumans & Matthias Klaes, 2013. "Introduction," Chapters,in: Mark Blaug: Rebel with Many Causes, chapter 1, pages 1-8 Edward Elgar Publishing.

    Cited by:

    1. Dorian Jullien, 2016. "Under Uncertainty, Over Time and Regarding Other People: Rationality in 3D," GREDEG Working Papers 2016-20, Groupe de REcherche en Droit, Economie, Gestion (GREDEG CNRS), University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.
    2. Ted O'Donoghue, 2015. "Teaching a Behavioral Economics Elective: Highlighting the Science of Economics," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 105(5), pages 391-395, May.
    3. Mehmet Nar, 2015. "The Effects of Behavioral Economics on Tax Amnesty," International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Econjournals, vol. 5(2), pages 580-589.
    4. Anders Gustafsson & Andreas Stephan & Alice Hallman & Nils Karlsson, 2016. "The “sugar rush” from innovation subsidies: a robust political economy perspective," Empirica, Springer;Austrian Institute for Economic Research;Austrian Economic Association, vol. 43(4), pages 729-756, November.
    5. Geiger, Niels, 2014. "The rise of behavioural economics: A quantitative assessment," Violette Reihe: Schriftenreihe des Promotionsschwerpunkts "Globalisierung und Beschäftigung" 44/2015, University of Hohenheim, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Evangelisches Studienwerk.
    6. Marian Zalesko, 2015. "Capitalism vs. socialism – an attempt to analyse the competitiveness of economic systems," Ekonomia i Prawo, Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika, vol. 14(1), pages 61-79, March.
    7. Simon Gaechter, 2014. "Human Pro-Social Motivation and the Maintenance of Social Order," Discussion Papers 2014-02, The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham.
    8. Dorian Jullien, 2017. "Under Risk, Over Time, Regarding Other People: Language and Rationality Within Three Dimensions
      [Face au risque, dans le temps, par rapport aux autres : langage et rationalité dans trois dimensions
      ," Post-Print halshs-01651042, HAL.
    9. LL. M. Fabrizio Esposito, 2017. "A Dismal Reality: Behavioural Analysis and Consumer Policy," Journal of Consumer Policy, Springer, vol. 40(2), pages 193-216, June.
    10. Richard G. Lipsey, 2013. "Some contentious issues in theory and policy in memory of Mark Blaug," Chapters,in: Mark Blaug: Rebel with Many Causes, chapter 6, pages 31-62 Edward Elgar Publishing.

Books

  1. Boumans, Marcel, 2015. "Science Outside the Laboratory: Measurement in Field Science and Economics," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199388288.

    Cited by:

    1. Desiere, Sam, 2016. "The inverse productivity size relationship: can it be explained by systematic measurement error in self-reported production?," 2016 AAAE Fifth International Conference, September 23-26, 2016, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 246971, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE).
    2. van Bergeijk, P.A.G., 2017. "Measurement error of global production," ISS Working Papers - General Series 632, International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (ISS), The Hague.

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