Connor, Lily, Eli; gender change November , reassignment surgery June Contact information Employment since non tenure-track or occasional are indented and in small type Most recent first Distinguished Professor of Economics and of History, and Professor of English and of Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago, Emerita, August present.
Distinguished Affiliated Fellow, F. Resident two weeks in November Gasthooglerares, May-June annually for five years, Erasmusuniversiteit Rotterdam, of Philosophy, and of Art and Cultural Studies; beginning two months each year; and then full academic year Teaching and Research Appointments before Backward chronology Professor, Amsterdam-Maastricht Summer University at Felix Meritus in the economics of art, annually see Teaching , below, , , Murray Chair in Economics, University of Iowa, Professor of History, University of Iowa, Professor of Economics, University of Iowa, Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, academic Associate Professor of History, University of Chicago, , tenured.
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Chicago, ; tenured Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Chicago, Economics, Harvard College, , m. Economics, Harvard University, Small Latin and less Greek. Smatterings of French, Italian. Doctor honoris causa, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, October Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow of the Cliometric Society, Phi Beta Kappa Lecturer, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, Some reprints and short items are doubtless missed.
Essays for a New Liberalism. Yale University Press, in review, complete manuscript in hand, forthcoming if all goes well early Audio-book on Amazon, Gildan Media. It made the modern world, by giving a reason for ordinary people to innovate. The material changes—empire, trade—were shown in Bourgeois Dignity to be wholly inadequate to explain the explosion of incomes to the present. What pushed the world into frenetic innovation were the slowly changing ideas — about the urban middle class and about their material and institutional innovations.
A class long scorned by barons and bishops, and regulated into stagnation by its very own guilds and city councils and state-sponsored monopolies, came to be treasured—at least by the standard of earlier, implacable scorn—from to the present, first in Holland and then in Britain and then the wider world.
And when the Amsterdamers after or so, and the Londoners and Bostonians after or so, commenced innovating, more people commenced admiring them. The new valuation of the bourgeoisie, a new dignity and liberty for ordinary people was a change peculiar to northwestern Europe in how people applied to economic behavior the seven old words of virtue—prudence, justice, courage, temperance, faith, hope, and love. With more or less good grace the people around the North Sea began to accept the outcome of trade-tested betterment.
Then people did so in Europe generally and its offshoots, and finally in our own day in China and India. Most came for the first time to regard creative destruction as just, and were courageous about responding to it, and hopeful in promoting it.
Most people, with the exception of the angry clerisy of artists and intellectuals and even them only after , stopped hating the bourgeoisie as much as their ancestors had for so very long before. Many started loving it. In consequence during a century or two the northwest Europeans became shockingly richer in goods and in spirit. Chinese translation by Lu Shen, March Russian translation Novoe Izdatelstvo forthcoming c.
Ziliak] The Cult of Statistical Significance: University of Michigan Press, McCloskey and Stephen T. Existence, arbitrary statistical significance, philosophical possibilities uncalibrated to the sizes of important effects in the world are useless for science. Yet in medical science, in population biology, in much of sociology, political sciences, psychology, and economics, in parts of literary study.
Ethics for an Age of Commerce. The volume 3 Vol. Chinese translation licensed to Zhejiang University Press in , still being translated in , by Liang Zhou, expected publication The story of "The Bourgeois Era" the trilogy of which this is the first volume is of the rise of a prudential rhetoric in the Netherlands and England in the 17th century, its triumph in the Scottish Enlightenment and American colonial thought in the 18th Prickly Paradigm Pamphlets Marshall Sahlins, ed.
University of Chicago Press, , 60 pp. Translated into Persian, Translated into Japanese, ? French edition , Geneva: Portuguese edition Ubu Editora, Brazil, Available in English online in its entirety. It's not its abstraction or its mathematics or its statistics or its conservative slant that are the sins of economics.
The two real and mortal sins are: Use of mere existence theorems and 2. The Essential Deirdre McCloskey. Economists of the Twentieth Century Series. Selection of the best articles and chapters by McCloskey down to on historical economics and the rhetoric of economics.