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On the ‘Nobel Prize in Economics’ and the monopoly of neoclassical theory at university departments of economics

February 12, 2010 16 comments

from Peter Söderbaum,

Early in October 2009 a journalist from a French business journal, Challenge, called me to discuss the so called Nobel Prize in Economics. He referred to a translated version of my critical article in Dagens Nyheter from 2004. I hope that the result from the interview was meaningful but at the same time I felt that I need to consider once more where I stand in relation to these issues. In what follows, there is a ‘socially constructed’ interview with myself in both roles; the person asking questions and the one responding. I hope this will clarify my position. Read more…

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