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Lectures and Other Items

Four Lectures on “Schumpeterian Themes in the Modern Welfare Economics of Production,”
all published in Christian Seidl (ed.), Lectures on Schumpeterian Economics (Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1984).

“Schumpeter and the Economic Problems of Today” (pp. 3–13).
“Is Entrepreneurship Obsolescent?” (pp. 31–43).
“Must Monopoly Power Accompany Innovation?” (pp. 45–56).
“What To Do About Business Cycles?” (pp. 59–75).


Entries for “The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics” (London: Macmillan, 1987)

“Uncertainty”; reprinted in J. Eatwell, M. Milgate and P. Newman (eds.) The New Palgrave: Utility and Probability (London: Macmillan, 1990), pp. 280–294; slightly revised for The New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and Finance (London: Macmillan, 1992).

“Altruism”; reprinted in S. Zamagni (ed.) The Economics of Altruism (Aldershot: Edward Elgar, 1995).

“Envy”; reprinted in J. Eatwell, M. Milgate and P. Newman (eds.) The New Palgrave: Social Economics (London: Macmillan, 1989), pp. 45–48.

“The Role of Information in Economics,” in L'informazione nell'economia e nel diritto [Information in Economics and Law] (Milan: CARIPLO, 1990), pp. 177–193.
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“Ethics, Distribution, Incentives, Efficiency and Markets,” in I. Musu and S. Zamagni (eds.) Social and Ethical Aspects of Economics: A Colloquium in the Vatican (Vatican City: Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, 1992), pp. 51–63.
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“Is There Anything New in the Concept of Sustainable Development?” in L. Campiglio, L. Pineschi, D. Siniscalco, and T. Treves (eds.), The Environment after Rio: International Law and Economics (London: Graham & Trotman, 1994), ch. 13, pp. 185–194.
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“Financial Distortions to the Incentives of Managers, Owners, and Workers,” in Le strutture del capitalismo e l'impresa nella società contemporanea [The Structures of Capitalism and the Firm in Contemporary Society] (Milan: CARIPLO, 1994), pp. 308–325.
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(with Luigi Campiglio) “Innovation and the World Economy: How will our (Grand) Children Earn a Living?” in Scienza, tecnologia, società alle soglie del XXI secolo [Science, Technology, and Society at the Threshold of the 21st Century] (Milan: Giuffrè Editore, 1997), pp. 105–120.
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(with Claude d'Aspremont) “An Interview with John C. Harsanyi,” Social Choice and Welfare 18 (2001), 389–401.
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“Reassessing the Role of Public Institutions in a Private Economy”, Lecture to the 12th National Congress of Economics Students, Veracruz, Mexico, October 1999; Italian translation of revised version published as “Istituzione publiche ed economia privata” in L. Ornaghi (ed.) Globalizzazione: nuove richezze e nuove povertà, (Milan: Vita e Pensiero, 2001), pp. 65–84.
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“A Theorist's Reflections on Making Policy for an Intergenerational Global Economy”, first Arcelli Lecture at the University of Piacenza, April 2007.
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