Major Works on Heterodox Economics

Major Works on Heterodox Economics since 2000


Listed below are recent works dealing with heterodox economics, broadly defined. It was compiled by Tae-Hee Jo for the 5th edition of the Heterodox Economics Directory (2013). Visit the Directory website for other information. 


1. Books


  1. Gerber, Julien-Francois & Rolf Steppacher, 2012. Towards an Integrated Paradigm in Heterodox Economics: Alternative Approaches to the Current Eco-Social Crisis, Palgrave Macmillan. [Link]
  2. Lee, F. S. & M. Lavoie (eds.), 2012. In Defense of Post Keynesian and Heterodox Economics, Routledge.[Link]
  3. Goldstein, Jonathan P. & Michael G. Hillard (eds.), 2011. Heterodox Macroeconomics: Keynes, Marx and Globalization, Routledge. [Link]
  4. Lee, F. S. 2009. A History of Heterodox Economics: Challenging the mainstream in the twentieth century, Routledge. [Link]
  5. Garnett, Robert F., Erik Olsen, & Martha Starr (eds.), 2009. Economic Pluralism, Routledge. [Link]
  6. Harvey, J. T. & R.F. Garnett (eds.), 2008. Future Directions for Heterodox Economics, University of Michigan Press. [Link]
  7. George, Donald A. R. (ed.). 2008. Issues in Heterodox Economics, Wiley. [Link]
  8. Philip A. OHara (ed.), 2000. Encyclopedia of Political Economy, two-volume set, Routledge. [Link]
  9. Foldvary, Fred E. 1996. Beyond Neoclassical Economics: Heterodox Approaches to Economic Theory, Edward Elgar. [Link]
  10. Society of Heterodox Economics (SHE) Conference Volumes [Link]
    • Heterodox Economics: Ten Years and Growing Stronger!, 2011, edited by Lynne Chester, Michael Johnson, and Peter Kriesler
    • Heterodox Economics: Addressing Perennial and New Challenges, 2010, edited by Lynne Chester, Michael Johnson, and Peter Kriesler
    • Heterodox Economics Visions, 2009, edited by Lynne Chester, Michael Johnson, and Peter Kriesler
    • Contemporary Issues for Heterodox Economics, 2008, edited by Lynne Chester, Michael Johnson, and Peter Kriesler
    • Heterodox Economic Perspectives on Contemporary Issues, 2007, edited by Lynne Chester and Michael Johnson
    • Essays in Heterodox Economics, 2006, edited by P. Kriesler, M. Johnson, and J. Lodewijks


2. Journal Special Issues

  • Review of Political Economy, 24(2) and 24(3): April and July 2012. Symposium on the Future of Post-Keynesian Economics and Heterodox Economics contra their Critics. Edited by Frederic S. Lee and Marc Lavoie. [Link 24(2)] and [Link 24(3)]
  • On the Horizon, 20(3): August 2012. Beyond market-fundamentalist economics: an agenda for heterodox economics to change the dominant narrative, edited by Tae-Hee Jo, Lynne Chester and Mary C. King.[Link]
  • Cambridge Journal of Economics, 36(5): September 2012. Special Issue on Environment, sustainability and heterodox economics. [Link]
  • American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 70(5): November 2011. Social Provisioning, Embeddedness, and Modeling the Economy. [Link]
  • Review of Radical Political Economics, 43(4): Fall 2011. Symposium: The Pluralism Debate in Heterodox Economics. [Link]
  • American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 69(5): November 2010. Evaluating Economic Research in a Contested Discipline: Rankings, Pluralism, and the Future of Heterodox Economics. [Link]
  • On the Horizon, 16(4): 2008. Publishing, ranking, and the future of heterodox economics, Edited by Frederic S. Lee and Wolfram Elsner. [Link]
  • Journal of Philosophical Economics, I(2): 2008. Special Issue on Pluralism and Heterodox Economics. Guest Editor: Andrew Mearman. [Link]
  • The Long Term View: A Journal of Informed Opinion, 7(1): Spring 2008. Special Issue on How Economics is Changing. [Link]
  • Journal of Economic Surveys, 21(3): July 2007. Special Issue on Heterodox Economics. [Link]
  • Review of Radical Political Economics, 38(4): Fall 2006. History of Heterodox Economics. [Link]
  • Journal of Australian Political Economy, 50: December 2002. Special issue on The State of Political Economy. [Link]
  • Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 20(2): June 2000. Special Issue on the Progress of Heterodox Economics. [Link]


3. Articles & Book Chapters

  • Davis, J.B. 2006 The Nature of Heterodox Economics, post-autistic economics review, 40: 23-30
  • Dequech, D. 2007-8, Neoclassical, Mainstream, Orthodox and Heterodox Economics , Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 30(2): 279-302.
  • Dobusch, L. and J. Kapeller. 2012. Heterodox United vs. Mainstream City, Journal of Economic Issues, 46(4): 1035-1058.
  • Dugger, W.M. 1996. Redefining Economics: from market allocation to social provisioning, in C. Whalen (ed.), Political Economy for the 21st Century: contemporary views on the trends of economics, 31-43, Armonk: M. E. Sharpe.
  • Garnett, R.F. 2006. Paradigms and Pluralism in Heterodox Economics, Review of Political Economy, 18(4): 521-546
  • Lavoie, M. 2006. Do Heterodox Theories Have Anything In Common? A Post-Keynesian Point of View,INTERVENTION. Journal of Economics, 3(1): 43-68
  • Lawson, T. 2006. The nature of heterodox economics, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 30(4): 483-505.
  • Lawson, T. 2004. Reorienting Economics: On heterodox economics, themata and the use of mathematics in economics, Journal of Economic Methodology, 11(3): 329-340
  • Lee, F.S. 2012. Heterodox Surplus Approach: Production, Prices, and Value Theory, Bulletin of Political Economy, 6(2).
  • Lee, F.S. 2010. A heterodox teaching of neoclassical microeconomic theory, International Journal of Pluralism and Economic Education, 1: 203-235
  • Lee, F.S. 2009. Alfred Eichner s Missing Complete Model : A Heterodox Micro-Macro Model of a Monetary Production Economy. In Money and Macrodynamics: Alfred Eichner and Post-Keynesian Economics, edited by M. Lavoie, L.-P. Rochon, and M. Seccareccia, M. E. Sharpe, pp. 22-42.
  • Lee, F.S. 2008. Heterodox Economics, in Durlauf, S. N. & Blume, L. E. (ed.), The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Lee. F.S. 2007. Teoria Microeconomica Heterodoxa. In Microeconomia Heterodoxa: Lecturas del Primer Seminario de Microeconomia Heterodoxa, edited by Gustavo Vargas Sanchez, Editorial Castdel.
  • Lee, F.S. 2005. Teaching Heterodox Microeconomics, post-autistic economics review, 31, 26-39
  • Lee, F.S. 2002. Post Keynesian Economics (1930-2000): An Emerging Heterodox Economic Theory of Capitalism, in Dowd, D. (ed.), Understanding Capitalism, Pluto Press
  • Lee, F.S. 2001. Conference of Socialist Economists and the Emergence of Heterodox Economics in Post-War Britain, Capital & Class, 75.
  • Lee, F.S. and Jo, T.-H. 2011. Social Surplus Approach and Heterodox Economics, Journal of Economic Issues, 45(4): 857-875.
  • Mearman, A. 2012. Heterodox economics and the problems of classification, Journal of Economic Methodology, 19:4: 407-424
  • Mearman, A. 2011, Who do Heterodox Economists Think They Are?,  American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 70(2): 480-510.
  • Wrenn, M. 2004. What is Heterodox Economics? , Ph.D. dissertation, Colorado State University.
  • Wrenn, M. 2007. What is Heterodox Economics? Conversations with Historians of Economic Thought, Forum for Social Economics, 36(2): 97-108.