Review of Social Economy

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2011, Volume 69, Issue 4 / December

Institutional Usury and the Banks
Betsy Jane Clary, Presidential Address

Freedom of Choice and Poverty Alleviation
Ortrud Lebmann

An Endogenous Growth Model with Human and Social Capital Interactions
Tiago Neves Sequeira and Alexandra Ferreira-Lopes

Is the CSR Craze Good for Society?  The Welfare Economic Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility
Atle Blomgren


2011, Volume 69, Issue 3 / September

The Modus Vivendi of Material Simplicity:  Counteracting Scarcity via the Deflation of Wants
Adel Daoud

North African Identity and Racial Discrimination in France:  A Social Economic Analysis of Capability Deprivation
Quentin Duroy

Working Hours and Sustainable Development"
Francois-Xavier Devetter and Sandrine Rousseau

Sickonomics:  Diagnoses and Remedies
Geoffrey M. Hodgson

The Emerging Paradoxical Possibility of a Democratic Economy
Gar Alperovitz


20111 Volume 69, Issue 2 / June

Market Empowerment of the Patient:  The French Experience
Philippe Batifoulier, Jean-Paul Domin and Maryse Gadreau

Intentions, Trust and Frames:  A Note on Sociality and the Theory of Games
Vittorio Pelligra

Economics and the Supreme Court:  The Case of the Minimum Wage
Edward James McKenna and Diane Catherine Zannoni

A Critical Evaluation of Competing Conceptualizations of Information Employment: Some Lessons from England"
Colin C. Williams


2011, Volume 69, Issue 1 / March

Fairness and Wages in Mexico's Maquiladora Industry:  An Empirical Analysis of Labor Demand and the Gender Wage Gap
Aurelie Charles

Experimental Estimates of Taxpayer Ethics
Joseph G. Eisenhauer, Doris Geide-Stevenson and David L. Ferrro

No Small Hope:  The Basic Goods Imperative
Kenneth A. Reinert

From A Narrowly Defined Minimum Wage to Broader Wage Policy
Oren M. Levin-Waldman

Identity, Gender, and Subjective Well-Being
Wen-Chun Chang


2010, Volume 68, Issue 4 / December

Freedom to Choose and Choice X-inefficiencies: Human and Consumer Rights, and Positive and Normative Implications of Choice Behavior
Morris Altman

Is Inequality Harmful for the Environment? An Empirical Analysis Applied to Developing and Transition Countries
Matthieu Clement & Andre Meunie

Costs of Mistrust between Ethnic Majority and Minorities: Evidence from Israel
Miki Malul, Mosi Rosenboim & Tal Shavit

Identity and Environmentalism: The Influence of Community Characteristics
Ann Owen, Julio Videras & Stephen Wu


2010, Volume 68, Issue 3 / September

An Economic and Ethical Approach to Charity and to Charity Endowments
by John Core & Thomas Donaldson

Actions that Build Interpersonal Trust: A Relational Signalling Perspective
by Frederique Six, Bart Nooteboom & Adriaan Hoogendoorn

Re-thinking Monetary Exchange: Some Lessons from England
by Richard White & Colin Williams

On Logical Difficulties, Philosophy, and the T.C.E. Explanation of the Firm
by Stephen Nash & Liza Rybak

Mutual Enmity: Deposit Insurance and Economic Democracy
by M. G. Hayes


2010, Volume 68, Issue 2 / June

The Importance of Monitoring and Mitigating the Safety-Net Consequences of Regulation-Induced Innovation
by Edward Kane

Trust in Others: Does Religion Matter?
by Joseph Daniels & Marc von der Ruhr

Wicksell's Social Philosophy and his Unanimity Rule
by Marianne Johnson

“Social vs. Military Spending”: A Different Perspective
by Edward O'Boyle

“Social vs. Military Spending”—A Rejoinder
by Ismael Hossein-Zadeh


2010, Volume 68, Issue 1 / March

Have Differences in Credit Access Diminished in an Era of Financial Market Deregulation?
by Christian Weller

The Moral Imperative and Social Rationality of Government-Guaranteed Employment and Reskilling
by Jon Wisman

Empowering Firm Owners by Separating Voting from Buying and Selling Shares
by Tsjalle van der Burg & Aloys Prinz

Human Costs of Post-communist Transition: Public Policies and Private Response
by Alexei Izyumov


2009, Volume 67, Issue 4 / December

The Capabilities Conception of the Individual
by John Davis

Socialism, Liberalism and Inequality: The Colonial Economics of the Saint-Simonians in 19th-Century Algeria
by Abdallah Zouache

The Relationship between Behavioral and Attitudinal Trust: A Cross-cultural Study
by Ali Ahmed & Osvaldo Salas

Economic Well-being and British Regions: The Problem with GDP Per Capita
by David Harvie, Gary Slater, Bruce Philp & Dan Wheatley


2009, Volume 67, Issue 3 / September

The Value of Vocation. The Crucial Role of Intrinsically Motivated People in Values-based Organizations
by Luigino Bruni & Alessandra Smerilli

The Organization of Production and its Publics: Mental Proximity, Market and Hierarchies
by Silvia Sacchetti & Roger Sugden

Metaphors of Transaction Cost Economics
by Huascar Pessali

Inclusive Democracy and Economic Inequality in South Asia: Any Discernible Link?
by Udaya Wagle

Symposium on Socialism after Hayek, by Theodore A. Burczak

  • Introduction
    by Andrew Farrant
  • The Postmodern Road to Socialism, After Hayek
    by Robert Garnett
  • A Methodological Reflection on the “Thick Socialism” of Socialism after Hayek
    by Antonio Callari
  • Socialism after Hayek: A Post Keynesian Contribution to Burczak's Theory of Social Justice
    by Fadhel Kaboub
  • Knowledge and Incentives: Socialism after Hayek?
    by Andrew Farrant
  • Hayekian Socialism, Post Critics
    by Theodore Burczak

2009, Volume 67, Issue 2 / June

Consumer Debt and the Measurement of Poverty and Inequality in the US
by Steven Pressman & Robert Scott

Social vs. Military Spending: How the Escalating Pentagon Budget Crowds out Public Infrastructure and Aggravates Natural Disasters—the Case of Hurricane Katrina
by Ismael Hossein-zadeh

Recombinant Slave Equilibria and Their Cure: Living Wage Full Employment
by Douglas Grote

Workers on the Border between Employment and Self-employment
by Ulrike Muehlberger & Silvia Pasqua


2009, Volume 67, Issue 1 / March

Special issue on Ethics and Economics

Introduction
by Mark White

Virtue and Behavior
by Jennifer Baker

Communitarianism and the Market: A Paradox
by Irene van Staveren

Pareto, Consent, and Respect for Dignity: A Kantian Perspective
by Mark White

Identity and Individual Economic Agents: A Narrative Approach
by John Davis

Adam Smith on Instincts, Affection, and Informal Learning: Proximate Mechanisms in Multilevel Selection
by Jonathan Wight


2008, Volume 66, Issue 3 / December


Rethinking the Costs of Economic Growth: Presidential Address, Association for Social Economics, 2008
John P. Tiemstra

Competition and Participation in Religious Markets: Evidence from Victorian Scotland
Robert I. Mochrie, John W. Sawkins & Alexander Naumov

Trade, People and Places: A Social Economic-Geographic Approach to Comparative Institutional Advantage
Geoffrey Schneider & Paul Susman

Uncertainty, Rationality and the Study of Social Institutions
Oliver Kessler

Some Notes on the Nature of Money and the Future of Monetary Policy
Claudio Sardoni


2008, Volume 66, Issue 3 / September

The Economics of Outsourcing: How Should Policy Respond?
Thomas Palley

A Critical Evaluation of Romantic Depictions of the Informal Economy
Colin C. Williams & John Round

Measuring Women's Quality of Life: A Discussion of Alternative Approaches
Siobhan Austen & Noelle Leonard

The Long-Term Impact of Labor Market Interruptions: How Crucial is Timing?
Carole A. Green & Marianne A. Ferber

Karl Polanyi's and Karl William Kapp's Substantive Economics: Important Insights from the Kapp-Polanyi Correspondence
Sebastian Berger


2008, Volume 66, Issue 2 / June

Editorial
Wilfred Dolfsma, Deborah Figart, Robert McMaster & Martha Starr

The Black Worker, Economic Justice and the Speeches of Sadie T.M. Alexander
Nina Banks

Framing Obesity in Economic Theory and Policy
Stefan Mann

Minimum Wages and the Wage Structure in Mexico
David Fairris, Gurleen Popli & Eduardo Zepeda

Uncertainty and Growth in Transition Economies
Andrej Susjan & Tjasa Redek

Vicissitudes of Economics Imperialism
Ben Fine


2008, Volume 66, Issue 1 / March

Introduction to Living Standards and Social Well-Being
Deborah Figart & John Marangos

Consumption, Work Hours, and Values in the Writings of John A. Ryan: Is it Possible to Return to the Road Not Taken?
Martha Starr

Overtime Work and Wellbeing at Home
Lonnie Golden & Barbara Wiens-Tuers

Family Friendly Policies: Helping Mothers Make Ends Meet
Heather Boushey

Basic Income and Productivity in Cognitive Capitalism
Stefano Lucarelli & Andrea Fumagalli

Living Wage and Optimal Inequality in a Sarkarian Framework
Mark Friedman


2007, Volume 65, Issue 4 / December

Social responsibility for living standards: Presidential address, association for social economics, 2007
Deborah Figart

Family, religion and economic performance: A critique of cultural determinism
Manuel Couret Branco

Simulating inequality and social order in the classroom: A macroeconomic game
Thomas Kemp & Tim Wunder

Beyond Böhm-Bawerk: Searching for a place for relations in economic theory
Stefan Mann

A mathematical note on Msgr. John A. Ryan's thought on the minimum wage
Emil Berendt


2007, Volume 65, Issue 3 / September

Realism, universalism and capabilities
Nuno Martins

Why economists dislike a lump of labor
Tom Walker

Defining the frontiers of the firm through property rights allocation: The case of the French retailer cooperative Leclerc
Marie-Laure Baron

Meat as a bad habit: A case for positive feedback in consumption preferences leading to lock-in
Joshua Frank


2007, Volume 65, Issue 2 / June

Balkanization and assimilation: Examining the effects of state-created homogeneity
Peter T. Leeson

Broadening the concept of rational economic behavior: A case study of cheese making at the Abbey of Tamié
Betsy Jane Clary

Feminist economics as a Postmodern Moment
Gillian Hewitson

What does it mean to be decentered?
Miriam Teschl

Postmodernism and the individual as a process
John B. Davis

The shifting and Allegorical Rhetoric of "neoclassical" economics
William Milberg

Beyond the Highs and Lows: Economics as a "process without a subject"
David F. Ruccio; Jack Amariglio


2007, Volume 65, Issue 1 / March

Beyond social capital: A critical approach
Peter Knorringa; Irene van Staveren

Reflections on the use of social capital
Tom Schuller

Social capital, institutions and trust
Bart Nooteboom

The moment of truth - Reconstructing entrepreneurship and social capital in the eye of the storm
Bengt Johannisson; Lena Olaison

Social capital, embeddedness, and market interactions: An analysis of firm performance in UK regions
Phil Cooke

Unpacking social capital in Economic Development: How social relations matter
Irene van Staveren; Peter Knorringa


2006, Volume 64, Issue 4 / December

Presidential address, Association for Social Economics, January 2006: Social class and social identity
David George

On the efficiency of fair trade
Mark Hayes

Explaining the aggregate price level with Keynes's principle of effective demand
Jochen Hartwig

Open and closed systems and the Cambridge School
Vinca Bigo

Economic grounds for affirmative action: The evidence on architects and engineers in South Florida
Manuel Carvajal

Ethnic heterogeneity and the enforcement of environmental regulation
Julio Videras & Christopher Bordoni


2006, Volume 64, Issue 3 / September

Prolegomena to a Post Keynesian health economics
Stephen Dunn

The healthy development of economies: A strategic framework for competitiveness in the health industry
J. Branston, Lauretta Rubini, Roger Sugden, & James Wilson

On markets and morality: Revisiting Fred Hirsch
Luís Carvalho & João Rodrigues

The changing employment situation in some cities with living wage ordinances
James Buss & Arthur Romeo

David Hume's model of man: Classical political economy as "inspired" political economy
Alain Marciano

Labour market segmentation and union wage gaps
Rudy Fichtenbaum


2006, Volume 64, Number 2 / June

Adam Smith's Ethics and the "Noble Arts"
Jonathan B. Wight

Poverty as social deprivation: A survey
Nyiwul Mabughi and Tarek Selim

Growth and conflict in the developing world: Neo-liberal narratives and social-economy alternatives
Martha A. Starr

John Stuart Mill's Political Economy: Educational Means to Moral Progress
Rudi Verburg

Was Mises right?
Peter T. Leeson and Peter J. Boettke


2006, Volume 64, Number 1 / March

Multiple utilities and weakness of will: A Kantian perspective
Mark White

What is the relationship of religion to economics?
Clive Beed

Critical realism in economics and open-systems ontology: A critique
Andrew Mearman

Military spending and the black market premium in developing countries
Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee, and Gour Goswami

Industrial Relations Systems, Economic Efficiency and Social Equity in the 1990s
Thomas Turner


2005, Volume 63, Number 4 / December

Presidential address, Association for Social Economics, January 2005: Common Ground for Thomas Carlyle and Personalist Economics
Patrick J. Welch

Knowledge at Work: Some Neoliberal Anachronisms
Geoffrey M. Hodgson

Modelling Care
Irene van Staveren

The Basic Income Guarantee and Social Economics
Michael Lewis, Steven Pressman, Karl Widerquist

Have the 1996 Welfare Reforms and Expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit Eliminated the Need for a Basic Income Guarantee in the U.S.?
James B. Bryan

Basic Income, Liberal Neutrality, Socialism, and Work
Michael W. Howard

Basic Income in the United States: Redefining Citizenship in the Liberal State
Almaz Zelleke


2005, Volume 63, Number 3 / September

A new editorial team for the Review of Social Economy
Wilfred Dolfsma, Deborah M. Figart, Robert McMaster, Martha Starr

Introduction: The best of the Review of Social Economy: 1944 –1999
Edward J. O'Boyle

Ability to Pay
Bernard W. Dempsey

The Principle of Solidarity in the Teachings of Father Henry Pesch, S.J.
Franz H. Mueller

Quadragesimo Anno: Schumpeter's Alternative to the Omnipotent State
Josef Solterer

Justice and Welfare Economics
Stephen Worland

The Doctrine of Consumers' Sovereignty
F. Knox

Aristotle and Hesiod: The Economic Problem in Greek Thought
Barry Gordon

The Rise and Fall of “Self-Interest”
Robert W. Faulhaber

The Normative Foundations of Social theory: An Essay on the Criteria Defining Social Economics
E. K. Hunt

Fact, Value, and Economic Policy Objectives
John E. Elliott

Towards a Process Conception of Rationality in Economics and Science
James R. Wible

Homo Socio-Economicus: Foundational to Social Economics and the Social Economy
Edward J. O'Boyle

Gender as More than a Dummy Variable: Feminist Approaches to Discrimination
Deborah M. Figart


2005, Volume 63, Issue 2

Capabilities and Happiness: Potential Synergies
Flavio Comim

Subjective and Objective Well-Being in Relation to Economic Inputs: Puzzles and Responses
Des Gasper

Happiness Research: State and Prospects
Bruno Frey & Alois Stutzer

Adaptive Preferences and Capabilities: Some Preliminary Conceptual Explorations
Miriam Teschl and Flavio Comim

Personhood and Human Richness: Good and Well-Being in the Capability Approach and Beyond
Benedetta Giovanola

What Informational Basis for Assessing Job-Seekers?: Capabilities vs. Preferences
Jean-Michel Bonvin and Nicolas Farvaque


2005, Volume 63, Issue 1

Unraveling the Meanings of Underground Work
Colin Williams

Real-World Economics Today:The New Complexity, Co-ordination and Policy
Wolfram Elsner

Do Detailed Work Histories Help to Explain Gender and Race/Ethnic Wage Differentials?
Carole Green and Marianne Ferber

Wiccanomics?
Sam Cameron

Capabilities, Culture and Social Structure
William Jackson


2004, Volume 62, Issue 4

Ethics and Social Economics: ASE Presidential Address, January 2004, San Diego, California
Charles Wilber

On the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy and of Fiscal Policy
Philip Arestis and Malcolm Sawyer

Fishing for Discrimination
Peter Riach and Judith Rich

The Involvement of Members in the Governance of Large-Scale Co-operative and Mutual Businesses: A Formative Evaluation of the Co-operative Group
Johnston Birchall and Richard Simmons

Why Unemployment Insurance Might Not Only Be Good for the Soul, It Might Also Be Good for the Economy
Morris Altman


2004, Volume 62, Issue 3

Consuming Symbolic Goods: Identity & Commitment - Introduction
Wilfred Dolfsma

Lauding the Leisure Class: Symbolic Content and Conspicuous Consumption
Alan Shipman

Consumption, Identity, and the Sociocultural Constitution of "Preferences": Reading Women's Magazines
Martha Starr

You Are What You Eat: The Social Economy of the Slow Food Movement
Bruce Pietrykowski

Consuming Values and Contested Cultures: A Critical Analysis of the UK Strategy for Sustainable Consumption and Production
Gill Seyfang

Religious Identity and Consumption
Metin M. Cosgel and Lanse Minkler

Paradoxes of Modernist Consumption - Reading Fashions
Wilfred Dolfsma

Are Unpreferred Preferences Weak in Symbolic Content?
David George

The Gift Paradox: Complex Selves and Symbolic Good
Elias Khalil

Deriving the Engel Curve: Pierre Bourdieu and the Social Critique of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
Andrew Trigg

The Post Affluent Society
Amitai Etzioni


2004, Volume 62, Issue 2

Brothers and Breadwinners: Legislating Living Wages in the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
Ellen Mutari

Autonomy-Respecting Assistance: Toward An Alternative Theory of Development Assistance
David Ellerman

The Incoherent Emperor: A Heterodox Critique of Neoclassical Microeconomic Theory
Frederic Lee and Steve Keen

Economic Models of Sin and Remorse: Some Simple Analytics
Joseph Eisenhauer

Was Shock Therapy Consistent with Democracy?
John Marangos

Religiosity, Economics and Life Satisfaction
Kenneth Greene and Bong Joon Yoon

Preference Pollution, Reasons, and Other Murky Motivations: on some hidden costs of the market
Lanse Minkler


2004, Volume 62, Issue 1

Revealing Altruism
Nancy Folbre and Robert Goodin

Lying, Integrity, and Cooperation
Lanse Minkler and Thomas Miceli

A Chartalist Critique of John Locke's Theory of Property, Accumulation, and Money: or, is it Moral to Trade Your Nuts for Gold?
Stephanie Bell, John Henry and L Randall Wray

Induced Institutional Innovation and Transaction Costs: The Case of the Australian National Native Title Tribunal
Laura McCann

Male and Female Recoveries in Medical Malpractice Cases
Walter Simmons and Rosemarie Emanuele


2003, Volume 61, Issue 4

The Scope and Promising Future of Social Economics
Jon Wisman

Selecting Among Anti-Poverty Policies: Can an Economist be Both Critical and Caring?
Rebecca Blank

Will the Poor Always be with Us?
William Darity, Jr

Blowing the Whistle on Poverty Policy
Nancy Folbre

The Minimum Wage and the Cause of Democracy
Oren Levin-Waldman

Structural Features of Female Employment Status and Earnings Mobility: The Experience in Germany
Veronika Eberharter

A New Approach to Human Development Index
Krishna Mazumdar


2003, Volume 61, Issue 3

Globalization: Homogenization or Newfound Diversity?
Sabine O'Hara and Adelheid Biesecker

Having One's Cake and Being Eaten too: Irish Neo-liberal Corporatism
Gerry Boucher and Gráinne Collins

The Italian Welfare System in the European Context
Carmela D'Apice and Sebastiano Fadda

The Creeping Disorganization of Welfare Capitalism or What is the Future of Germany's Social Sector?
Ingo Bode

Small is Resilient: The Impact of Globalization on Denmark
Klaus Nielsen and Stefan Kesting

A New European Socioeconomic Perspective
Jean-Louis Laville


2003, Volume 61, Issue 2

The Moral Ecology of Markets: On the Failure of the Amoral Defense of Markets
Daniel Finn

Social Economy and Employment - the Case of Sweden
Hans Westlund

Cooperation and Fairness: the Flood-Dresher Experiment Revisited
Tom De Herdt

Why do Women Feel the Way They Do About Market Work: The Role of Familial, Social and Economic Factors
Bisakha Sen

Love's Labor's Lost? The Disutility of Work and Work Avoidance in the Economic Analysis of Labor Supply
David Spencer

On Pragmatic Philosophy and Knightian Uncertainty
Stephen John Nash


2003, Volume 61, Issue 1

A Capabilities Approach to Sustainable Household Livelihoods
Elizabeth Oughton and Jane Wheelock

Neoliberalism and Economic Justice in South Africa: Revisiting the Debate on Economic Apartheid
Geoffrey Schneider

Globalization, Neoliberalism and the Attack on Social Security
Christopher Niggle

Two-tier Rationality and Reflexivity: An Examination of the Foundations of Economic Reason
Mark Peacock

Why Development is More Complex than Growth: Clarifying Some Confusions
Hamid Hosseini

Passion and Craft: Economists at Work
Evelyn Forget