Ceteris Never Paribus: The History of Economic Thought Podcast covers diverse topics from the history of economics, economic thought, and economic ideas such as new research and methodological questions.

The podcast hosts and producers are Maria Bach and Reinhard Schumacher.

  • Reinhard Schumacher earned his PhD in economics in 2016 from the University of Potsdam. His research interests include the history of economic ideas, international political economy, trade theory and policy, and development economics. His publications in the history of economic thought deal with the history of trade theory, Scottish Enlightenment, the early Austrian School of Economics, and American Institutionalism. In his PhD thesis he deals with Adam Smith’s theory of foreign trade and economic development. He was a Research Fellow at the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University in 2014 and a visiting professor at the Université Lumière Lyon 2 in 2017.
  • Maria Bach did her PhD at King’s College London in International Political Economy and is currently a Post-doctoral researcher at the Centre Walras-Pareto, University of Lausanne. She was previously an Assistant Professor at the American University of Paris. Her thesis analysed how Indian Political Economists constructed an idea of development at the turn of the 19th century. Before starting her PhD, Maria was a consultant at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris working on a project entitled New Approaches to Economic Challenges. Maria completed her MSc in Development Economics in 2012 at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and her BA in International Economics and Applied Mathematics at the American University of Paris in 2011.

The intro since episode 11 features Paul Krugman’s Nobel Banquet speech in 2008. © Nobel Media AB For full speech, see https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/economics/2008/krugman/speech/

The feautred music since episode 11 onwards is “Knowing Nothing” by Mid-Air Machine. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/AskAgain/Drama_King_Action_Orchestra/Knowing_Nothing

The featured music in episodes 1-10 in this podcast is Tambourins by Philippe Rameau.