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A interdisciplinaridade como forma de ver o mundo

2015. Interdisciplinarity is for me the natural way of thinking. (small essay, Conversas Interdisciplinares, ANPOCS)

For a heterodox mainstream economics: an academic manifesto

2011. The core of neoclassical economics (general equilibrium and rational expectations macroeconomics) is demoralized. A Keynesian-structuralist alternative is available. What is necessary to do to become mainstream again. Portuguese version available. Also available a Slide presentation.

Por que os ortodoxos erram tanto? (Folha, 8.2.10)

2010. Porque adotam método de ciências como a matemática para justificar o “laissez-faire”, origem de crises e mais crises. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo, 08.02.2010)

Why do orthodox make so many mistakes? (Folha, 8.2.10)

2010. Because they adopt scientific methods as mathematics to justify the laissez faire, the origin of countless crises. (Article: Folha de S. Paulo, February 08, 2010)

The two methods and the hard core of economics

2008. Neoclassical economists use the hipothetical deductive method, but an empirical-deductive method, particularly the new historical facts approach, is a a more advisable aternative. (Paper: Journal of Post Keynesian Economics). Portuguese version available.

Os dois métodos e o núcleo duro da teoria econômica

2009. Neoclassical economists use the hipothetical deductive method, but an empirical-deductive method, particularly the new historical facts approach, is a a more advisable aternative. (Paper: Revista de Economia Política). English version available.

A verdade e seus objetos

2006. Note on thruth asserting that the ability to achieve thruth depends on the complexity of the objects that are studied. (Note: prepared to students)

Ortodoxos e histórico-institucionalistas

2005. Tony Lawson is making an important contribution to economic methodology with his ontological approach, and also because he sees that mainstream economics is essentially characterized by the method it uses – a mathematical-deductive method. (Comments to Tony Lawson's paper, “The nature of heterodox economics” just published here).

Instâncias da sociedade e ciências sociais

2005. Societys three instances (structural, cultural, and institutional) help us to distinguish and understand social sciences roles. (Note for class discussion)

Método y pasión en Celso Furtado

2004. The method that Celso Furtado utilizes is essentially historical his passion – a measured passion – is Brazil. A survey of Furtado's work. Portuguese and English versions available. (Paper: Revista de La CEPAL)*

Método do fato histórico novo

Alexandra S. de Farias Godoi (2004).”The method of the historical new fact”. Paper in the Festricht of Bresser-Pereira, Em Busca do Novo. (Paper in edited book)

Um grande modelo?

2003. The ambition of developing a unique and comprehensive economic theory is vain and dangerous. (Note just published in this website 14 pages)

Auto-Interesse e incompetência

2003. A second variable, besides self-interest, is turning increasingly relevant: policymakers' incompetence. English version available. (Revista Brasileira de Economia). *

Método e Paixão em Celso Furtado

2001. The method that Celso Furtado utilizes is essentially historical; his passion – a measured passion – is for Brazil. A survey of Furtado's work. English and Spanish versions available.(Paper in book edited by Bresser-Pereira and Rego) *

Method and Passion in Celso Furtado

2001. The method that Celso Furtado utilizes is essentially historical; his passion – a measured passion – is for Brazil. A survey of Furtado's work.Portuguese and Spanish versions available. (Paper to be published in English)