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Dr Andy Denis

Senior Lecturer in Political Economy

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Economics

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City, University of London
Northampton Square
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EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

About

Background

Dr Denis worked for the Economist Intelligence Unit in the 1980s and joined City University Business School in 1990 as a researcher in financial development, moving to the Economics Department in 1991.

He gained his PhD in 2002 with a thesis on “Collective and Individual Rationality”. His research interests are in the history and philosophy of economics, and he has published on Adam Smith, Keynes, Hayek, Malthus, the methodology of the Austrian School of Economics and the concept of equilibrium in neoclassical economics.

In 2009 he guest edited a special issue of the International Review of Economics Education on pluralism in the teaching of economics.

Qualifications

2002 PhD in Economics
1990 MSc in Economics
1988 MA in Political economy
1979 BA (Hons) in Modern languages with political studies

Employment

August 2003 to date Senior lecturer in political economy, City University London
October 1991 - July 2003 Lecturer in economics, City University London
July 1990 - September 1991 Research fellow in financial development, City University London

Publications

  1. Denis, A. (2016). Microfoundations. Review of Political Economy, 28(1), pp. 134–152. doi:10.1080/09538259.2016.1108132.
  2. Denis, A. (2015). Economic Calculation: Private Property or Several Control? Review of Political Economy, 27(4), pp. 606–623. doi:10.1080/09538259.2015.1083189.
  3. Denis, A. (2009). Editorial: Pluralism in Economics Education. International Review of Economics Education, 8(2), pp. 6–22.

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  4. Denis, A. (2004). Two rhetorical strategies of laissez-faire. Journal of Economic Methodology, 11(3), pp. 341–357.

Chapters (4)

  1. Denis, A. (2014). Methodological individualism and society: Hayek’s evolving view. Austrian Economic Perspectives on Individualism and Society New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
  2. Denis, A. (2013). Pluralism in Economics Education. In Jespersen, J. and Madsen, M.O. (Eds.), Teaching Post Keynesian Economics (pp. 88–105). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. ISBN 978-1-78254-700-6.
  3. Denis, A. (2007). The hypostatisation of the concept of equilibrium in neoclassical economics. In Mosini, V. (Ed.), Equilibrium in Economics Scope and Limits (pp. 261–279). Oxford: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-203-08668-1.
  4. Denis, A. Rationality. In Arestis, P. and Sawyer, M.C. (Eds.), The Elgar Companion to Radical Political Economy, 2nd edition Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84376-864-7.

Conference Papers and Proceedings (5)

  1. denis, A. (2016). Keynes and Marx: some points of contact. Victoria Chick and the General Theory at 80 11 July, University College London.
  2. Denis, A. (2015). Francis Horner and the Bullion debates. UK HET conference/THETS conference 2-4 September, Manchester Metropolitan University.
  3. denis, A. (2015). Was the School of Salamanca proto-Austrian? Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference 13-15 April, Perth, Scotland.
  4. Denis, A. (2014). Economic calculation: private property or several control? 46th Annual UK History of Economic Thought Conference 3-5 September, London, UK.
  5. Denis, A. (2013). Microfoundations. 15th Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics 4-6 July, London Metropolitan University, UK.

Journal Articles (12)

  1. Denis, A. (2016). Microfoundations. Review of Political Economy, 28(1), pp. 134–152. doi:10.1080/09538259.2016.1108132.
  2. Toporowski, J. and Denis, A. (2016). Microfoundations: Introduction. Review of Political Economy, 28(1), pp. 90–91. doi:10.1080/09538259.2016.1108127.
  3. Denis, A. (2015). Economic Calculation: Private Property or Several Control? Review of Political Economy, 27(4), pp. 606–623. doi:10.1080/09538259.2015.1083189.
  4. Denis, A. (2009). Editorial: Pluralism in Economics Education. International Review of Economics Education, 8(2), pp. 6–22.

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  5. Denis, A. (2008). Dialectics and the Austrian School: A Surprising Commonality in the Methodology of Heterodox Economics? The Journal of Philosophical Economics, 1(2), pp. 151–173.

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  6. Denis, A. (2006). Review of Nicola Giocoli (2003) 'Modelling Rational Agents: From Interwar Economics To Early Modern Game Theory'. Economics and Philosophy, 22(1), pp. 159–166.
  7. Denis, A. (2006). Review of Bruce Caldwell (2004) 'Hayek’s Challenge: an Intellectual Biography of F. A. Hayek'. Review of Political Economy, 18(4), pp. 579–583.
  8. Denis, A. (2004). Two rhetorical strategies of laissez-faire. Journal of Economic Methodology, 11(3), pp. 341–357.
  9. Denis, A. (2003). Methodology and policy prescription in economic thought: a response to Mario Bunge. , 32(2), pp. 219–226.
  10. Denis, A. (2002). Was Hayek a Panglossian evolutionary theorist? A reply to Whitman. Constitutional Political Economy, 13(3), pp. 275–285.
  11. Denis, A. (2000). Epistemology, observed particulars and providentialist assumptions: The fact in the history of political economy. STUDIES IN HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE, 31A(2), pp. 353–361. doi:10.1016/S0039-3681(00)00005-4.
  12. Denis, A. (1999). Was Adam Smith an individualist? HISTORY OF THE HUMAN SCIENCES, 12(3), pp. 71–86. doi:10.1177/09526959922120351.

Working Papers (5)

  1. Denis, A. (2010). A Century of Methodological Individualism Part 1: Schumpeter and Menger. London, UK: City, University of London.
  2. Denis, A. (2010). A Century of Methodological Individualism Part 2: Mises and Hayek. London, UK: City, University of London.
  3. Denis, A. (2006). The hypostatisation of the concept of equilibrium in neoclassical economics. London, UK: City, University of London.
  4. Denis, A. (2003). Collective and individual rationality: Robert Malthus’s heterodox theodicy..
  5. Denis, A. (2003). Two rhetorical strategies of laissez-faire. London, United Kingdom: City, University of London.

Other

  1. Denis, A. (2009). Review of "Hayek and Natural Law" by Erik Angner.

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