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E. Roy Weintraub, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Science and Cultural Theory

E. Roy Weintraub

Professor Weintraub's current research interests include, and his current projects involve, issues in the historiography of economics particularly the role of biography, autobiography, and letters, and the history of the interconnection between mathematics and economics in the 20th century.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  07D Social Sciences, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-1838
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  http://www.econ.duke.edu/~erw/erw.homepage.html

Education:

Ph.D.University of Pennsylvania1969
M.S.University of Pennsylvania1967
B.A.Swarthmore College1964
Specialties:

History of Economics
Research Interests:

Current projects: Professor Weintraub's current research interests include, and his current projects involve, issues in the historiography of economics particularly the role of biography, autobiography, and letters, and the history of the interconnection between mathematics and economics in the 20th century.

Histories of the postwar transformation of economics from a rhetorically discursive discipline to a technically scientific one.

Areas of Interest:

Life writing and the history of economics
Historiography of economics
History of the mathematization of economics

Keywords:

Credit • Economics • Equilibrium • History • Mathematics

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. ER Weintraub and EL Forget, Economists' Lives Biography and Autobiography in the History of Economics, google-books (2007), pp. 402 pages, Duke University Press  [abs] [Edited Books]
  2. ER Weintraub, How Economics Became a Mathematical Science, Science and Cultural Theory, google-books (May, 2002), pp. 313 pages, Duke University Press, ISBN 0822328712  [abs]
  3. ER Weintraub, The Future of the History of Economics, google-books (2002), pp. 422 pages, Duke University Press, vii + 422 pages  [abs] [Edited Books]
  4. ER Weintraub, Toward a History of Game Theory, google-books (1992), pp. 306 pages, Duke University Press, ISBN 0822312530  [abs] [Edited Books]
  5. ER Weintraub, Stabilizing Dynamics: Constructing Economic Knowledge, Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics, manual (1991), Cambridge University Press (Translation: Japanese. Teruo Kojima (trans.) Bunka Shobo Hakubun sha Publishing, Ltd., Tokyo, 1994. Translation (Chapter 6): Hungarian. Aladár Madarász (trans.) in Aladár Madarász (ed.), Közgazaságtani Eszmetötrénet. Budapest: Osiris Kiadó, 2000.)
  6. ER Weintraub, General Equilibrium Analysis: Studies in Appraisal, Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics, manual (1985), Cambridge University Press (Paperback edition: Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1993.)
  7. ER Weintraub, Mathematics for Economists An Integrated Approach, manual (1982), pp. 180 pages, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0521287693 (Chinese translation: Publishing House of Economic Science. Series: The Treasure House of Foreign Economics Textbook, 1998.) [Textbook]
  8. ER Weintraub, Microfoundations The Compatibility of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Cambridge Surveys of Economic Literature, manual (February, 1979), pp. 175 pages, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0521294452 (Translations: French, Fondements Microeconomiques, Paris: Economica, 1980; Spanish, Microfundamentos, Madrid: Alianza Editorial, 1985.)  [abs]
  9. ER Weintraub, Conflict and Cooperation in Economics,, Macmillan Studies in Economics, manual (1975), pp. iii + 93, Macmillian Studies in Economics [Textbook]
  10. ER Weintraub, General Equilibrium Theory, Macmillan Studies in Economics, manual (1974), Macmillan Studies in Economics (Translations: Spanish, Teoria del equilibrio general, Barcelona: Vicens-Vives, 1978; Italian, La Teoria dell'equilibrio generale, Napoli: Liguori Editore, 1978; Greek, Θεωρία Γενικηζ Ίσορροπίαζ, 1978.) [Textbook]


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