Toward a global historical sociology of the rise of economists to the top of the national tree

Special report. The nation of economists. Economics in the face of public power (twentieth to twenty-first centuries) Vol. 2
By Frédéric Lebaron

This contribution draws on articles in the special report, the papers from the Amiens conference, and various other recent publications to propose a research program on the rise of economists within the state and the correlative transformations of the discipline’s own expertise in self-governance.

  • historical sociology
  • economist
  • economics
  • state
  • public policy
  • professional group
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