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Curriculum Vitae, Uskali Mäki -

February 2009
Uskali Mäki
Academy Professor, Academy of Finland
Department of Social and Moral Philosophy

P.O. Box 9 (Siltavuorenpenger)

00014 University of Helsinki

Finland


Tel +358-(0)9-191 29298

Email uskali.maki@helsinki.fi

Personal home page www.helsinki.fi/filosofia/tint/maki

TINT page www.helsinki.fi/filosofia/tint




Areas of interest and expertise


Philosophy of science, Philosophy of social sciences, Philosophy of economics, Economic methodology, Interdisciplinarity, Social studies of science, Social ontology, Rhetoric of inquiry.

Education


Master of Social Sciences (Economics, Philosophy, Mathematics, Statistics, Sociology), University of Helsinki 1978; Licentiate of Social Sciences (Economics, Philosophy), University of Helsinki 1985; Studies in economics and in philosophy, New York University, 1985-1986 (NYU Fellowship). Doctor of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki 1990.
Major academic positions

Academy Professor, Academy of Finland, August 2006-- ; Professor of Philosophy, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, 1995-2006; Senior Research Fellow, Academy of Finland, 1991-1994; Senior Lecturer of Economics, University of Helsinki, 1991-1995; Adjunct Professor (Docent) of Economic Methodology and Science Studies, University of Joensuu, 2000-- ; Adjunct Professor (Docent) of the Methodology of Economics and Management Research, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, 1992-- ; Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Helsinki, 1981-1991; Part-time Lecturer of Philosophy, University of Helsinki, 1978-1981


Visiting positions

Université de Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne, May 2008 (Visiting Professor); Université de Aix-Marseille III, June 2004 (Visiting Professor); Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study [NIAS], September 2000-June 2001 (Fellow); University of California at Berkeley, January-July 1994 (Research Fellow); Duke University, August 1993-January 1994 (Visiting Scholar); Stanford University, December 1992-January 1993 (Visiting Scholar); University of Uppsala, October 1992 (Visiting Scholar); World Institute for Development Economics Research at the United Nations University, November 1991-April 1993 (Affiliated Scholar); The Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences [SCASSS], September 1990-August 1991 (Fellow); The Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences [SCASSS], December 1989 (Fellow); Center for Study of Public Choice at George Mason University, May-June 1989 (Visiting Scholar).



Honours


Invited in 2005 for “The Cream of Science” publicity project as a representative of Erasmus University (each Dutch university was invited to nominate ten scientists for participation). http://www.darenet.nl/en/page/keur.view/139.keur

Grants and fellowships


Academy of Finland (Research Grant as Project Leader of Project “TINT: Trends and Tensions of Intellectual Integration: Intertheoretic and Interdisciplinary Relations in the Social Sciences, with Special Attention to the Role of Economics”, 2006-2011; Academy of Finland (Research Grant as Project Leader of Project on "Economics and Intellectual Imperialism”, 1/1/2004 - 31/12/2006); National Science Organisation [NWO] (PhD project on “Meaning, Social Action, and Institutions”, 9/2001-8/2005); National Science Organisation [NWO] (Project on “Unrealistic assumptions: A study in reformulation, rehabilitation, and restraint”, 9/2000-6/2001); Academy of Finland (Research Grant as Project Leader of Project on "Economics as a Target and Tool of Science Studies”, 1/1/1997 - 31/12/1999); Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences [KNAW], 1996, 1998; Trustfond van Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004; Academy of Finland, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1991-1994 (Research Fellowship), 1995, 1997-1999, 2004-2006; The Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1994; British Council, 1994; Urrutia Elejalde Foundation, 1999; Foundation for Economic Education, 1994; Haas School of Business Administration, University of California at Berkeley, 1994; The Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences, 1990-1991; Chancellor of the University of Helsinki, 1989; The Hayek Fund, 1986; The Finnish Cultural Foundation, 1985; Austrian Economics Program at New York University, 1985-1986; The Ministry of Education in Finland, 1983.
Professional Associations and Institutes

  • Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics EIPE (Academic Director; Chairman of the Board 1997-2006; Honorary Member 2007-) http://www2.eur.nl/fw/philecon

  • European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy EAEPE (Research Area Coordinator 1992-present) http://eaepe.org/

  • International Network for Economic Method INEM (Founding member; Area correspondent; Member of the Executive Board 1996-1998, 1999-2001; Chairperson 2007-2008) http://www.econmethodology.org/inem/index.html

  • Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Study (Member of the Academic Advisory Board 2001-2003, Chairperson 2004-2006) http://www.helsinki.fi/collegium/eng/home.htm

  • Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS) (Member of the Erik Allardt Academic Advisory Board 2009--)

  • European Philosophy of Science Association EPSA (Member of the Programme Committee 2007)

  • International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science 2003 (Chairperson of the Committee of Section for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences)

  • Helsinki Institute for Science and Technology Studies (Member of the Academic Advisory Board 2004-) http://www.valt.helsinki.fi/blogs/hist/

  • The BUES (Budapest University of Economic Sciences) Center for Pluralistic Economic Studies (Member of the Advisory Board 1998-present)

  • The Tinbergen Institute (External Research Fellow 1995-2000)

  • Academy of Finland (Member of the Expert Advisory Pool, 1998-2001; 2004-2007)

  • Finnish Society for Economic Research (Board member 1988-89; Vice Chairman 1989-1990; Chairman 1990-1991)

  • Philosophy of Science Association (Member)

  • History of Economics Society (Member)

  • Society for Science Studies (Member)

  • Finnish Philosophical Association (Member)

  • Finnish Economic Association (Member)


Editorial Appointments

  • Journal of Economic Methodology (Co-Editor, 1996-2005; Member of the Editorial Board, 1993-1995, 2005-present)

  • Economics and Philosophy (Member of the Editorial Board, 1994-present)

  • Journal of Social Ontology (Member of the Advisory Board, 2009--)

  • Journal of Institutional Economics (Member of the Board of Advisory Editors, 2003-for life)

  • Strategies for Social Inquiry, Book Series, Cambridge University Press (Member of the Editorial Board, 2009--)

  • Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics (Member of the Advisory Board, 2008--)

  • Energeia. International Journal of Philosophy and Epistemology of Economics (Member of the Editorial Board, 2001-present)

  • Episteme. A Journal in Social Epistemology (Honorary Founding Editor, 2002--) http://www.episteme.eu.com/

  • Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines (Associate Editor, 2002-2005)

  • Advances in Economic Methodology, Book Series, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. (Member of the Editorial Board, 1991-2001)

  • Advances in Austrian Economics, Research Annual, JAI Press (Member of the Advisory Board, 1991-present)

  • Finnish Economic Papers (Associate Editor, 1988-2001)


Reviewing of Manuscripts and Proposals

Journal article submissions: Erkenntnis, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science; Studies in History and Philosophy of Science; Synthese; Philosophy of the Social Sciences; Rationality and Society; Episteme: A Journal of Social Epistemology; Ethics and Information Technology; Economics and Philosophy; Journal of Economic Methodology; Journal of Economic Literature; Economica; Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization; Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics; Cambridge Journal of Economics; European Review of Political Economy; Scandinavian Journal of Economics; Metroeconomica; History of Political Economy; Journal of the History of Economic Thought; European Journal of the History of Economic Thought; Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology; Journal of Institutional Economics; Review of Political Economy; Review of Social Economy; Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines; Finnish Economic Papers; Kansantaloudellinen aikakauskirja.

Book proposals: Cambridge University Press; Routledge; Edward Elgar Publishing; Michigan University Press.

Journal proposals: Kluwer Publishers; Routledge.

Research proposals and job applications or promotion proposals for universities and research institutes: University of Pennsylvania; National Research Foundation, South Africa; University of Birmingham; Universität Frankfurt; University of East Anglia; Keele University; Cambridge University; Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona; Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies; The Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences; Stockholm University; Helsinki School of Economics; University of Joensuu; University of Helsinki.

Research proposals to foundations and other funding agencies: Economic and Social Research Council, UK; Academy of Finland (Member of the Expert Advisory Pool, 1998-2001, 2004-2007); Konkordia Union; The Leverhulme Trust; Fundação Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior, Ministry of Education, Brazil; Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal; Urrutia Elejalde Foundation; Hungarian Ministry of Education; The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences [KNAW]; Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research [NWO]; The Trustfond of Erasmus University Rotterdam; Netherlands America Commission for Educational Exchange [NACEE]; The Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation; The British Council; The Tanner Foundation; The Victoria Foundation; Urho and Kaiku Kiukas Foundation; Mikkeli Chamber of Commerce; The Finnish Cultural Foundation; The Emil Aaltonen Foundation.

Student applications: Santa Fe Institute; University of Cincinnati; Marquette University; University of St Andrews; Penn State University; University of Bowling Green; Rice University; Michigan State University; New School of Social Research; Stanford University; University of California at San Diego; Princeton University; University of Pittsburgh; Columbia University; Oxford University; Cambridge University; London School of Economics and Political Science.
Papers and Discussions (and Organizational Roles) at Conferences
Annual or Regular Meetings:

35th Annual Philosophy of Science Conference (Dubrovnik, April 2008); European Philosophy of Science Association EPSA (Madrid, November 2007; member of programme committee); Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (Twente, August 2007); International Academy of the Philosophy of Science (Tenerife, 2005) (invited); World Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science 2003 (Chairman of the Committee of Section for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences); 1991 (session organiser); STOREP (Pollenzo, Italy, June 2007); European Society for the History of Economic Thought (2000 (invited speaker)); World Congress in Philosophy (1998 (invited to organise session devoted to own work)); American Economic Association / Allied Social Science Associations ASSA (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2005 (session organiser); 2008 (session organiser); 2009 (session organiser)); History of Economics Society HES (1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1996, 1999 (invited to organise a session), 2000); European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy EAEPE (Paris 1992, 1994, 1995 (session organiser), 1996 (session organiser), 1997 (session organiser), 1999 (session organiser), 2000 (session organiser), 2001 (session organiser), 2002 (session organiser), 2004 (session organiser); Crete 2006 (session organiser); Porto 2007 (session organiser); Rome 2008 (session organizer); International Network for Economic Method Conference INEM (2000 (session organiser), 2002; 2004 (session organiser); 2005 (session organiser)); 2008 (Chair of Programme Committee); International Society for New Institutional Economics (1997 (invited); 1998; 2005 (invited)); International Association for Feminist Economics (1998) (invited); International Association of Research in Economic Psychology and Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (1991); Finnish Society for Economic Research (1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1989, 1990 (co-organiser), 1991 (co-organiser)); Society for Science Studies (1988); Eastern Economic Association (1986); Die Internationale Gesellschaft für dialektische Philosophie (1984).


Special Purpose Conferences and Symposia:

Models and Simulations 3 (Charlottesville 6-8 March, 2009; also member of the Programme Committee); Conference on Neuroeconomics: Hype or Hope (Rotterdam 20-22 November 2008) (invited); Workshop on Scientific Realism and Artistic Inquiry (Helsinki 17 October, 2008); Workshop on Mechanisms and Everyday Reasoning (Hämeenlinna 13 June, 2008); Workshop on Mechanisms and Analytical Sociology (Oxford, 18-19 April 2008) (invited); Models as Credible Worlds and Isolating Tools (Helsinki, 10 March 2008); Conference on Models and Simulations 2 (Tilburg, The Netherlands, 11-13 October 2007); Workshop on Idealizations in Science (Tilburg, The Netherlands, 10 October 2007); Workshop on Economic Models and Policy Relevance (Groningen, The Netherlands, 28 September 2007) (invited); Conference on Mechanisms in the Sciences (Helsinki 30-31 August 2007); Workshop on Models and Fictions (Barcelona, Spain, 2-3 July 2007); TINT Inaugural Conference on Interdisciplinary Relations in the Social and Cognitive Sciences (Helsinki, 15-16 June 2007) (organiser); Conference on Contemporary Issues in Economic Methodology (Morelia, Mexico, March 2007) (invited); Conference on Globalization (Xalapa, Mexico, October 2006) (invited); Conference on the Philosophy of Economics (Birmingham, Alabama, May 2006) (invited); Workshop on Mechanisms (Lund, Sweden, 12-13 December 2005) (invited); Conference on the methodology of social sciences (Turin, Italy, September 2005) (invited keynote speaker); Scientific Understanding (Amsterdam, August 2005); Workshop on Consilience (Academy of Finland, Espoo, August 2005); Workshop on “Economics and Philosophy” (University of Pisa, 1-2 December 2004) (invited); Workshop on “The History and Philosophy of Money (University of British Columbia, Vancouver 12-14 November 2004) (invited); “Forum of Knowledge Research” (Espoo, 11 October 2004) (invited keynote speaker); Conference on “Thought Experiments Rethought” (University of Ghent, September 2004); “The Methodology of Positive Economics: Milton Friedman’s Essay at 50” (Erasmus University, 12-13 December 2003 (organiser)); “Experimental methods in economics” (University of Nottingham, 13-14 September 2003 (invited)); “Theoretical, Empirical and Methodological Inquiry on a Knowledge-Based Innovative Firm with Global Reach” (Helsinki School of Economics, 21-22 August 2003 (invited)); “Scientific Realism and Economic Geography” (Erasmus University of Rotterdam, 23 June 2003) (co-organiser); “Causation and Explanation” (Erasmus University of Rotterdam, 27 April 2003); “Realism” (Erasmus University of Rotterdam, 31 January, 2003); “Causation and Explanation in Natural and Social Sciences” (Ghent University, 15-18 May, 2002); “Development Issues in the New Economy“ (University of Cape Town, South Africa, 25-27 March 2002 (invited)); “Models as Mediating Tools” (University of Helsinki, 4-5 October, 2001 (invited)); “The Legacy of Historicism in Economics” (J.W. Goethe University of Frankfurt, 24-25 November, 2000 (invited)); “Methodological Foundations of Current Microeconomics” (University of Curitiba, Brazil, 16-17 October, 2000 (invited)); “Erasmus Summer School on Social Ontology” (Rotterdam, 9-13 July, 2000) (co-organiser); “Science as a spontaneous order” (Skagen, Denmark, 16-18 January 2000 (invited)); “Theorising and experimentation in economics: Methodological issues” (Rovaniemi, Finland, 20-21- December 1999) (co-organiser); “Values and objectivity in economics” (San Sebastian, Spain, 10-11 December 1999 (invited)); “Symposium on custom in the economy” (Erasmus University, 25 November, 1999) (organizer); “The expansionism of economics in contemporary social science” (University of Joensuu, 19-20 August, 1999) (co-organiser); “Issues in theoretical isolation” (University of Helsinki, 7 June, 1999) (co-organiser); “Progress in the Study of Evolution“ (University of Ancona, Italy, 20-22 May, 1999 (invited)); “Realism in economics” (University of Helsinki, 22 December, 1998) (co-organiser); “Spontaneous orders” (Copenhagen Business School, 2-3 November 1998 (invited)); “The method of isolation in economics” (University of Joensuu, 2-3 August, 1998) (co-organiser); “The Scope of Economic Theory” (Erasmus University Rotterdam, 13 March, 1998) (co-organiser); “Rhetoric and Economics” (University of Helsinki, 22 December, 1997) (co-organiser); “Fact or Fiction? Perspectives on Realism and Economics” (Erasmus University Rotterdam, 14-15 November, 1997) (co-organiser); “The present and future of the new institutional economics” (St Louis, U.S.A., 19-21 September, 1997 (invited)); “Aristotle and contemporary science” (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 1-4 September, 1997); “Current perspectives on science studies” (University of Joensuu, 11 August, 1997) (co-organiser); "Economics as a science: What's the payoff?" (Erasmus University Rotterdam, 5 June, 1997) (co-organiser); "The Need for a New Economics of Science" (University of Notre Dame, U.S.A., 13-16 March 1997 (invited)); "The Nature of Economics: Case Studies in Economic Methodology" (International Economic Association Conference, Bergamo, Italy, June 1996) (co-organiser);"Models as Mediators in the Practice of Economic Science" (Amsterdam, 18-19 March 1996); "Keynes, Knowledge and Uncertainty" (Leeds, England, 16-17 March 1996 (invited)); "Humanism with a Real Face: Conversations with Hilary Putnam" (Rotterdam, 20 November 1995); "Languages of Science" (Bologna, Italy, 25-27 October 1995 (invited)); "FPPE [Finnish Postgraduate Program in Economics] Workshop on the Methodology of Economics" (2-3 June 1995) (organiser); "FPPE Workshop on the Methodology of Economics" (January 1995) (organiser); "New Perspectives on Realism in Economics" (Amsterdam, Holland, September 1994 (invited)); International Workshop on the Methodology of Economics (Cambridge, England, September 1994); "Transaction Cost Economics and Beyond" (Rotterdam, Holland, June 1994 (invited)); "Pluralism in Economics" (Bergamo, Italy, May 1994 (invited)); "Economics and Philosophy" (Elon College, U.S.A., September 1993 (invited)); NDPE [Nordic Doctoral Program in Economics] Workshop in the Methodology of Economics (Solvalla, June 1993) (organiser); EIASM [European Institute for Advanced Study in Management] Workshop on "Accounting, Accountability and the New European Public Sector" (Helsinki, September, 1992); Nordic Conference on "The Archaeologist and His/Her Reality" (Helsinki, September 1992 (invited)); "FPPE Workshop on the Methodology of Economics" (Siuntio, Finland, August 1992) (organiser); "Realism and Anti-Realism in Science" (Beijing, China, June 1992); "FPPE Workshop on the Methodology of Economics" (Helsinki, Finland, January 1992) (organiser); "FPPE Workshop on the Methodology of Economics" (Joensuu, Finland, August 1991) (organiser); "Problems of Idealisation in Economics" (Tilburg, The Netherlands, July 1991 (invited)); "Realism, Rhetoric and Postmodernism" (Friibergh, Sweden, June 1991); "Workshop on the History and Methodology of Economics" (Bergamo, Italy, May 1991); "The New Rhetoric and Discourse Analysis: The Case of Economics" (Birmingham, U.K., April 1991 (invited)); "Economic Discourse and Critical Methodology" (Joensuu, November 1990); "Predisciplinary Social Sciences" (Uppsala, Sweden, September 1990; "Current Research in the Philosophy of Economics" (Helsinki, May 1990) (organiser); "Theory and History in Management Research" (Mustio, April 1990); "The Methodology of Carl Menger" (London, January 1990); "Transitions in Recent Economics: Studies in Rival Research Programmes" (Capri, Italy, October 1989 (invited)); "The State and Prospects of Economic Methodology" (Helsinki, August 1989) (organiser); "Methodological Foundations of Neoinstitutionalist Economics" (Uppsala, Sweden, August 1989) (co-organiser); "Conceptions of Human Action" (George Mason University, May 1989 (invited)); "Carl Menger and His Legacy in Economics" (Duke University, April 1989 (invited)); "Quels Fondements Epistemologiques pour la Connaissance Economique?" (Mons, Belgium, December 1987 (invited)); "Interpretation in Economics" (Boston, June 1987 (invited)); "Firms and Society" (Espoo, August 1984); "The Philosophies of Our Century" (Lammi, April 1984); "Methodology in Management and Business Research" (Espoo, August 1983); "Science and Progress" (Helsinki, April 1981).
Seminars and Invited Lectures
Annual Meeting on Social Gerontology, University of Helsinki (2 December 2008); University of Buenos Aires (2-3 October 2008); Austral University, Buenos Aires (31 September 2008); Cambridge University, UK (3 March 2008); University of Helsinki, Centre of Environmental Research (31 October 2007); UNAM, Mexico City (28 March and 29 March, 2007); Invited Address on the occasion of Spiro Latsis’s Honorary Doctorate at the University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany, 11 November 2006); University of Morelia, Mexico (October 2006); University of Veracruz at Xalapa, Mexico (October 2006); University of Warsaw, Poland: “Five Lectures on Economic Methodology” (2-6 October 2006); Manchester University (April 2006); Lund University (March 2006); Freiburg University (June 2005); University of Tampere (April 2005); University of Athens (November 2004); University of Veracruz at Xalapa, Mexico: “Models, assumptions, explanations” (5-9 July 2004); Université de Aix-Marseille III, June 2004; University of Amsterdam (November 2003); Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (May 2003); Bank of Austria, Vienna (lecture and moderation of workshop discussions on truth in economics, 18 October 2002); State University Higher School of Economics, Moscow (four lectures on the philosophy of economics, 21-25 May, 2002); Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen (16 April, 2002); University of Helsinki, Department of Sociology (30 November, 2001); Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München (17-18 July, 2001); University of Paris I Sorbonne-Pantheon (June 2001); Tilburg University (9 November, 2000); Université Federal du Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (20 October, 2000); Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (18 October, 2000); University of Lund, Sweden (2 October, 2000); University of Veracruz at Xalapa, Mexico: “What drives and persuades economists: Seven Lectures in the Philosophy of Economics” (14-24 June 2000); University of Helsinki, Department of Philosophy (4 May, 2000); Max Planck Institute (Jena, Germany, 8 February, 2000); Summer School on the Philosophy of Economics (San Sebastian, Spain, 22-28 July, 1999); Utrecht University (May 1999); European Forum Seminar on “Science, Pseudo-Science, and Anti-Science”, six sessions taught jointly with Alan Musgrave (Alpbach, Austria; August 1998); High Council of Scientific Research of Spain (keynote speech at a workshop in the research programme on "Science and Values" in Madrid; May 1998); University of Groningen; Budapest University of Economic Sciences (three lectures; December 1997); University of Amsterdam (1995); Tinbergen Institute; University of California at Riverside (two seminars, April 1994); University of California at Davis (May 1994); Université du Québec á Montréal (November 1993); Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (two lectures, February 1993); Simon Fraser University (January 1993); University of California at Berkeley (Department of Geography, January 1993); Department of Economics, April 1994 and May 1994); Stanford University (January 1993); State University of California at Fresno (one day of lectures, January 1993); Shanghai Tongji University (June 1992); Hong Kong Institute of Economic Science (June 1992); World Institute for Development Economics Research (May 1992); New York University (November 1985, March 1986); Duke University (Department of Economics, April 1986, November 1993; Department of Philosophy, December 1993); University of Stockholm (April 1991); University of Uppsala (Departments of Economics; Philosophy; Sociology; Geography; 1990-1991); The Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences (1990-1991); The Philosophical Society of Uppsala (1991); Consumer Research Centre; Tampere University of Technology; Helsinki School of Economics (Departments of Accounting; Management; Methods; the Post-Graduate Program); University of Helsinki (Department of Philosophy; Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry); University of Tampere; University of Oulu; University of Joensuu.
Supervising and examining
Erasmus University Rotterdam, Departments of Philosophy and Economics:

Thesis examination and supervision (1998 -). 12 PhD theses supervised of which

completed by 2008: Jorma Sappinen, Gülbahar Tezel, Frank Hindriks, Caterina Marchionni, Ana Santos, Roberta Muramatsu, Aki Lehtinen

Membership in examination committees:

Peter Sas, Elma van de Mortel, J. van Oosterhout, Emrah Aydiononat, Alessandro Lanteri, and more
University of Helsinki, Department of Philosophy:

Public examination of a PhD thesis as sole opponent (2001)

Petri Ylikoski
Groningen University:

Thesis supervision (2001-2007)

Menno Rol, Conceptual Progress in Economics. Abstraction of Social Kinds versus Idealization
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain:

Public examination of a PhD thesis as committee member (2003)

David Teira
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium:

Public examination of a dissertation as committee member (January 2006)

Christian Arnsperger
University of Cape Town, South Africa:

External examiner of a dissertation (June 2002)


University of Mannheim, Germany:

PhD thesis supervision (1999-2000)


Lund University, Sweden

Public examination of a dissertation as sole opponent (March 2006)

Fredrik Hansen

Public examination of a dissertation as sole opponent (October 2000)


University of Auckland, New Zealand:

External examiner of a PhD thesis (1997).


University of Joensuu, Finland:

PhD thesis supervision. Public examination (with Robert Sugden) of a PhD thesis (1997).

Timo Tammi
Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland:

External examiner of a PhD thesis (1995).

Kalevi Kyläheiko
The Finnish Postgraduate Program in Economics:

Coordinator of the Workshop on Economic Methodology, including thesis supervision (1990--)


The Nordic Postgraduate Program in Economics:

Coordinator of the Workshop on Economic Methodology, including thesis supervision (1992--)


The Tinbergen Institute, The Netherlands: Supervision of PhD theses.
The Swedish School of Economics: Thesis supervision.
University of Helsinki, Department of Economics: Thesis supervision.
Helsinki School of Economics: Thesis supervision.

Teaching experience
Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Department of Philosophy:

Theories of Truth and Truth of Theories (1997, 1998, 2000, 2002; 2003; 2006); The Words of Science (jointly with Deirdre McCloskey, 1996); Recent Developments in the Philosophy of Science (1996); Scientific Realism and the Social Sciences (1996, 1997); Social Ontology (1998, 1999, 2000, 2004 (jointly with Frank Hindriks)); Scientific Explanation (1999, 2001, 2002, 2004); Social Constructivism (2003); Unity and Disunity: Metaphysical and Scientific (2005); Scientific Realism (2005).


Erasmus University of Rotterdam, PhD Programme in Philosophy and Economics:

Advanced Philosophy and Methodology of Economics (1997, 1998, 1999, twice in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)

University of Warsaw, Poland:

Lectures on Economic Methodology (15 hrs, October 2006).


Beidaihe, China. Training Programme for Centres of European Studies in China. Lectures on the methodology of science (16 hrs, October 2005).
Université de Aix-Marseille III, Aix-en-Provence, France. Lectures on the Philosophy of Economics (June 2004).
State University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

Lectures on the Philosophy of Economics (16 hrs, May 2002; 16 hrs, May 2003);


University of Veracruz at Xalapa, Mexico:

“What drives and persuades economists: Lectures in the Philosophy of Economics” (21 hrs, June 2000); “Models, assumptions, explanations” (20 hours, July 2004).


Summer School of the Basque University, on “Economics at the End of the Millennium: Pondering Progress”, San Sebastian (July 1999)
The Tinbergen Institute, The Netherlands:

Lectures on "The economics of institutions and the institutions of economics" (1994); Course on Advanced Philosophy of Economics (1997)


University of Helsinki, Department of Economics:

Introductory Microeconomics (1982); Introductory Macroeconomics (1982); History of Economic Thought (1983, 1984, 1987, 1988); Methodology of Economics (1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989).


University of Helsinki, Department of Philosophy:

Interdisciplinary Encounters (Spring 2007); Introduction to Scientific Method (1978, 1979, 1980); Advanced Course in the Philosophy of Science (1978, 1979, 1980).


Helsinki School of Economics:

Postgraduate Course on the Methodology of the Social Sciences (1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993); Course on Methodology of Economics (1980); Course on Philosophy of Science for Economists and Business Students (1982).


Summer University of Helsinki:

Course on Methodology of the Social Sciences (1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982).


University of Joensuu:

Course on Methodology of Economics (1984, 1985, 1988).


University of Vaasa:

Course on Philosophy of Science (1983); Postgraduate course on the theory of science for students in business studies (1992).


University of Tampere:

Course on Methodology of Economics (1984).


University of Oulu:

Postgraduate course on the theory of science (1991).


University of Lapland:

Postgraduate course on the theory of science for social scientists (1992).


Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki:

Lectures on Philosophy of Science in an interdisciplinary PhD Programme (1998)



Publications




Books and edited works
Published
Fact and Fiction in Economics. Realism, Models, and Social Construction. Edited by Uskali Mäki. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2002. 384 pp.

[Chinese edition 2006]


The Economic World View. Studies in the Ontology of Economics. Edited by Uskali Mäki. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2001. 400 pp.
The Handbook of Economic Methodology. Edited by John B. Davis, D. Wade Hands, and Uskali Mäki. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar 1998. 572 pp.
Economics and Methodology. Crossing Boundaries. Edited by Roger Backhouse, Daniel Hausman, Uskali Mäki, and Andrea Salanti. Houndmills: Macmillan 1998. 466 pp.
The Metaphysics of Economics, special issue of The Monist. An International Journal of General Philosophical Inquiry; Advisory Editor. July 1995., Volume 78, Number 3. Pp. 235-385.
Rationality, Institutions and Economic Methodology, edited by Uskali Mäki, Bo Gustafsson and Christian Knudsen. London: Routledge 1993. 312 pp.
Studies in Realism and Explanation in Economics. Helsinki: Finnish Academy of Sciences 1990.

Forthcoming



The Methodology of Positive Economics. Reflections on the Milton Friedman Legacy. Cambridge University Press. Editor. 2009
In preparation
Handbook of the Philosophy of Economics. Elsevier. Editor. [For the series of 16 volumes of Handbooks in the philosophy of science. General Editors: Dov Gabbay,

Paul Thagard, John Woods. [http://people.uleth.ca/~woods/HPS_WP/hps.html]


When Economics and Geography Meet: Realism, Explanation, and Interdisciplinarity (joint with Caterina Marchionni and Päivi Oinas)
Scientific Realism and Economic Methodology. Routledge.
The Nature of Economic Science. The Case of Coase & Co.
Explaining and Managing the Social World: Knowledge and Practice in the Management Sciences. By Uskali Mäki (Rotterdam) and Richard Whitley (Manchester). Oxford University Press.

Articles in periodicals
Published
"Positiivisen taloustieteen metodologia modernin tieteenfilosofian valossa" ["The methodology of positive economics in the light of modern philosophy of science", in Finnish], Taloustieteellisen seuran vuosikirja 1981/82, pp. 157-182.
"Keskustelu Milton Friedmanin metodologiasta: opetuksia ja ongelmia" ["The discussion on Friedman's methodology: Results and problems", in Finnish], Taloustieteellisen seuran vuosikirja 1983/84, pp. 237-251.
"Metodologisen kirjallisuuden uusin aalto" ["The most recent wave in methodological literature", in Finnish], Kansantaloudellinen aikakauskirja 1984, pp. 393-403.
"Rhetoric at the expense of coherence: a reinterpretation of Milton Friedman's methodology", Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol. 4,1986, pp. 127-143.
"On the problem of realism in economics", Fundamenta Scientiae, Vol. 9, 1988, pp. 343-362.

"How to combine rhetoric and realism in the methodology of economics", Economics and Philosophy, Vol. 4, 1988, pp. 89-109. [Reprinted in The Philosophy and Methodology of Economics, edited by Bruce Caldwell. Edward Elgar.]


"Rhetoric, economics, and realism: A rejoinder to McCloskey", Economics and Philosophy, Vol. 4, 1988, pp. 167-169.
"On the problem of realism in economics", Ricerche Economiche, Vol. 43, 1989, pp. 176-198. [Reprinted in The Philosophy and Methodology of Economics, edited by Bruce Caldwell. Edward Elgar.]
"Methodology of economics: Complaints and guidelines", Finnish Economic Papers, Vol. 3, 1990, pp. 77-84.
"Realistisuus ja legitiimisyys: näkökulma erään tieteenalan krooniseen kiistakysymykseen" ["Realisticness and legitimacy: A perspective on a chronic issue about economics", in Finnish], Kansantaloudellinen aikakauskirja, 1990, pp. 452-457.
"Scientific realism and Austrian explanation", Review of Political Economy, Vol. 2, 1990, pp. 310-344.
"Mengerian economics in realist perspective", History of Political Economy, Annual Supplement to Vol. 22, 1990, pp. 289-310.
"On the method of isolation in economics", Idealization IV: Intelligibility in Science, edited by Craig Dilworth, special issue of Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities, Vol. 26, 1992, pp. 319-354. [Reprinted in Economics and Philosophy, ed. J. Davis. Elgar 2006]
"Friedman and realism", Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol. 10, 1992, pp. 171-195.
"Isolation, idealization and truth in economics", Idealization in Economics, edited by Bert Hamminga and Neil de Marchi, special issue of Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities, 38, 1994, pp. 147-168.
"Methodology might matter, but Weintraub's meta-Methodology shouldn't", Journal of Economic Methodology, Vol 1, 1994, pp. 215-231. [Reprinted in Economics and Philosophy, ed. J. Davis. Elgar 2006]
"Diagnosing McCloskey", Journal of Economic Literature, 33, September 1995, 1300-1318. [Reprinted in Economics and Philosophy, ed. J. Davis. Elgar 2006]
"Economic thought in an intellectual periphery: Towards a historiographical framework", Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, 14, 1996, 309-325.
"Two portraits of economics", Journal of Economic Methodology, 3, June 1996, 1-38.
"Universals and the Methodenstreit: A reexamination of Carl Menger's conception of economics as an exact science", Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 28, 1997, 475-495.
"Is Coase a realist?", Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 28, 1998, 5-31.
“Aspects of realism about economics”, Theoria, 13, 1998, 301-319. [Reprinted in Economics and Philosophy, ed. J. Davis. Elgar 2006]
“Separateness, inexactness, and economic method”, Journal of Economic Methodology, 5, 1998, 147-154.
"Against Posner against Coase against theory", Cambridge Journal of Economics, 22, 1998, 587-595.
"Science as a free market: A reflexivity test in an economics of economics", Perspectives on Science, 7, 4/1999, 486-509. [Reprinted in Economics and Philosophy, ed. J. Davis. Elgar 2006]
"Performance against dialogue, or answering and really answering: A participant observer’s reflections on the McCloskey conversation", Journal of Economic Issues, 34, No 1, March 2000, 43-59.
“Reclaiming relevant realism”, Journal of Economic Methodology, 7, No 1, March 2000, 109-125.
"Kinds of assumptions and their truth: Shaking an untwisted F-twist", Kyklos, 53, 3/2000, 303-322.
“Imperialismo da Economia: conceitos e restrições”, Economica, 2, 3/2000, 5-36. (Portuguese translation in a Brazilian journal of “Economics imperialism: Concept and constraints”)
“Explanatory unification: Double and doubtful”, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 31, 4/2001, 488-506.
“Explanatory ecumenism and economics imperialism”, Economics and Philosophy, 18, 2002, 237-259.
“’The Methodology of Positive Economics’ (1953) does not give us the methodology of positive economics”, Journal of Economic Methodology, 10, 4/2003, 495-505.
"Ceteris paribus: Interpretaciones e implicaciones”, Revista Asturiana de Economia, 28 (2003), 7-32.
"Theoretical isolation and explanatory progress: Transaction cost economics and the dynamics of dispute", Cambridge Journal of Economics, 28 (3), May 2004, 319-346.
"Realism and the nature of theory: A lesson from J.H. von Thünen for economists and geographers", Environment and Planning A, 36 (2004), 1719-1736.
"The narrow notion of realism in human geography", Environment and Planning A, 36 (2004), 1755-1776 (with Päivi Oinas)
“Reglobalising realism by going local, or (how) should our formulations of scientific realism be informed about the sciences” Erkenntnis, 63 (2005), 231-251
“Economic epistemology: Hopes and horrors”, Episteme. A Journal of Social Epistemology, 1, 3/2005, 211-220.
“Models are experiments, experiments are models”, Journal of Economic Methodology, 12 (2005), 303-315.
“Remarks on models and their truth”, Storia del Pensiero Economico, 1/2006, 7-19
“Modeli i experimenty - eto odno i to je”, Voprosy economiki, 11/2008, 81-89. (Russian translation of “Models are experiments, experiments are models”)
“Method and appraisal in economics: 1976-2006”, Journal of Economic Methodology 15, 4/2008, 409-423.
“MISSing the world: Models as isolations and credible surrogate systems”, Erkenntnis 70, 1/2009, 29-43.
Forthcoming
“Economics imperialism: Concept and constraints” Philosophy of the Social Sciences 2009
“On the structure of explanatory unification: The case of geographical economics” (with Caterina Marchionni) forthcoming in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
“Models and the locus of their truth” to appear in Synthese
Submitted

In preparation
“Varieties of interdisciplinarity and of scientific progress”
“Is geographical economics a form of economics imperialism?” (with Caterina Marchionni) [presented 2005, 2006, 2007]
“Mechanism with and without process” [presented at a conference on Causation and Explanation, University of Ghent 2002; at a workshop on mechanisms, Lund University, 2005; and at conference on Mechanisms in the Sciences, Helsinki, August 2007]
“Economics imperialism and scenarios of scientific progress” [presented 2005, 2006, 2007]
“On the ontology of money” [presented at a workshop on The History and Philosophy of Money, University of British Columbia, Vancouver 2004; at EIPE seminar 2005]
“Vying with Vaihingerian fictionalism: The case of J.H. von Thünen’s Isolierte Staat
"Ceteris paribus: Interpretations and Implications" [versions presented at the American Economic Association Meeting in Washington DC, January 1995; at the Tinbergen Institute, November 1995; at the University of Munich, July 2001]
“Scientific realism faced with the social in science: Formulations and frontlines”
“Modelling as experimentation: The case of economics” [Presented at conference on Thought Experiments, University of Ghent, 2004]
“Deglobalizing the rhetoric of economics" [version presented at a symposium on "Economics as a Science" at Erasmus University Rotetrdam, 6 June, 1997]
"Market rhetoric and the market of rhetoric". [Version presented at the EIASM [European Institute for Advanced Study in Management] Workshop on "Accounting, Accountability and the New European Public Sector", Helsinki, September 1992]
"Economic methodology as a slowly progressing fragmented adhocracy" [Versions presented at the American Economic Association Meeting in Boston, January 1994; ESHET 2000 in Graz, February 2000; INEM conference in Vancouver, June 2000]
"How far is Chicago from Frankfurt? Persuasion, marketing, and ethics" [Together with Jack Vromen; version presented at the Annual Conference of the European Association for Evolutionary political Economy, Antwerp, November 1996]
“Should economists abstain from prediction?”

Chapters in Edited Volumes
Published
"Vaihinger on fictions in science", in Semi-Ramistic Studies, Department of Philosophy, University of Helsinki, 1980.
"How does scientific realism manage as a metatheory of management research?", in Methodology of Management and Business Research. Helsinki School of Economics, 1983. Pp. 257-264.
"Metodologisen ajattelun juonteita suomalaisessa kansantaloustieteessä" ["Streams of methodological thought in the history of Finnish economics", in Finnish], in Sata vuotta suomalaista kansantaloustiedettä [One Hundred Years of Finnish Economics], ed. H. Koskenkylä et al. Vammala: Kansantaloudellinen Yhdistys 1984. Pp. 109-140.
"Tieteellinen realismi ja marxismi" ["Scientific realism and marxism", in Finnish], in Vuosisatamme filosofia [The Philosophy of Our Century], ed. Ilkka Niiniluoto and Esa Saarinen. Porvoo: Werner Söderström 1984. Pp. 78-116.
"Wissenschaftliche Realismus: Kontroversen und Konvergenzen" ["Scientific realism: Controversies and convergencies", in German], in Realismus und Dialektik, ed. H.-J. Sandkühler and J. Manninen. Pahl-Rugenstein, Cologne 1984. Pp. 53-59.
"Issues in redescribing business firms", in Problems in the Redescription of Business Enterprises. Helsinki School of Economics, 1985. Pp. 121-129.
"Explanation as redescription", in Vom Werden des Wissens, ed. H. Holz and J. Manninen. Pahl-Rugenstein, Cologne 1987. Pp. 109-115.
"Taloustieteen metodologia" ["The methodology of economics", in Finnish], in Tutkimus kehityksen tukena, Helsinki School of Economics, 1988. Pp. 60-81.
"Talouspolitiikan retoriikka" ["The rhetoric of economic policy", in Finnish, co-authored by Juhana Vartiainen], in On se niin väärin. Tutkijaliitto, 1989. Pp. 78-94.
"Practical syllogism, entrepreneurship, and the invisible hand: A critique of the analytic hermeneutics of G.H. von Wright", in Economics and Hermeneutics, edited by Don Lavoie. Routledge, 1991. Pp. 149-176.
"Comment on Hands", in Appraising Economic Theories: Studies in the Methodology of Research Programmes, edited by Neil de Marchi and Mark Blaug. Aldershot: Edward Elgar, 1991. Pp. 85-90
"Social conditioning of economics", in Post-Popperian Methodology of Economics, edited by Neil de Marchi. Kluwer Publishers, 1992. Pp. 65-104.
"The market as an isolated causal process: A metaphysical ground for realism", in Austrian Economics: Tensions and New Developments, edited by Bruce Caldwell and Stephan Boehm. Kluwer Publishers, 1992. Pp. 35-59.
"Two philosophies of the rhetoric of economics", in Economics and Language, edited by Willie Henderson, Tony Dudley-Evans, and Roger Backhouse. London: Routledge, 1993. Pp. 23-50.
"Economics with institutions: Agenda for methodological inquiry", in Rationality, Institutions and Economic Methodology, edited by Uskali Mäki, Bo Gustafsson and Christian Knudsen. London: Routledge, 1993. Pp. 3-42.
"Social theories of science and the fate of institutionalism in economics", in Rationality, Institutions and Economic Methodology, edited by Uskali Mäki, Bo Gustafsson and Christian Knudsen. London: Routledge, 1993. Pp. 76-109.
"Reorienting the assumptions issue", in New Directions in Economic Methodology, edited by Roger Backhouse. London: Routledge, 1994. Pp. 236-256.
"Scientific realism and some peculiarities of economics", in Realism and Anti-Realism in the Philosophy of Science, ed. R.S. Cohen et al. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 169. Dordrecht: Kluwer 1996, 425-445.
"The one world and the many theories", in Pluralism in Economics, edited by Andrea Salanti and Ernesto Screpanti. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 1997. Pp. 37-47.

Reprinted in A Modern Reader in Institutional and Evolutionary Economics: Key Concepts, edited by Geoffrey Hodgson. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar 2002. Pp. 124-135.


"The problem of social Coase: Between regulation and free market in economic methodology", in Coasean Economics, edited by Steven Medema. Boston: Kluwer, 1998. Pp. 249-269.
"Introduction" (co-authored with Daniel Hausman), in Economics and Methodology. Crossing the Boundaries, edited by Roger Backhouse, Daniel Hausman, Uskali Mäki, and Andrea Salanti. Macmillan, 1998. Pp. xv-xxi.
"Mechanisms, models, and free riders", in Economics and Methodology. Crossing the Boundaries, edited by Roger Backhouse, Daniel Hausman, Uskali Mäki, and Andrea Salanti. Macmillan, 1998. Pp. 98-112
"As if" (pp. 25-27);

"Ceteris paribus" (co-authored with Jukka-Pekka Piimies) (pp. 55-59);

"R.H. Coase" (pp. 64-67);

"Instrumentalism" (pp. 253-256);

"Realism" (pp. 404-409); (reprinted in The Philosophy of Economics, ed. D.M. Hausman, Cambridge Unvesrity Press 2008)

"Realisticness" (pp. 409-413);



all in The Handbook of Economic Methodology, ed. J. Davis, W. Hands and U. Mäki. Edward Elgar 1998.
“Science, pseudoscience and antiscience”, in Die zerrissene Gesellschaft. Europäisches Forum Alpbach 1998. Herausgegeben von H. Pfusterschmid-Hardtenstein. Wien: Ibera Verlag. Pp. 50-53.
“Representation repressed: Two kinds of semantic scepticism in economics”, in Incommensurability and Translation. Kuhnian Perspectives on Scientific Communication and Theory Change. Edited by R. Scazzieri, R. Rossini Favretti, and G. Sandri. Edward Elgar 1999. Pp. 307-321.
“Economic ontology: What? Why? How?”, in The Economic World View. Studies in the Ontology of Economics, ed. U. Mäki. Cambridge University Press, 2001. P. 3-14.
“The way the world works (www): Towards an ontology of theory choice”, in The Economic World View. Studies in the Ontology of Economics, ed. U. Mäki. Cambridge University Press, 2001. Pp. 369-389.
“Models”, in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. (Volume 15, pp. 9931-9937). Elsevier 2001.
"Realisms and their opponents", in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. (Volume 19, pp. 12815-12821). Elsevier 2001.
"On the issue of realism in the economics of institutional organization: Themes from Coase and Richardson", in Beyond Keynes, Volume One. Post-Keynesian Econometrics, Microeconomics and the Theory of the Firm. Edited by S. Dow and J. Hillard. Edward Elgar, 2002, 30-43.
“Scientific progress: Complexities of a contestable concept”, in Is There Progress in Economics?, edited by Stephan Böhm, Christian Gehrke, Heinz D. Kurz, Richard Sturn. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar 2002, 123-130.
“The dismal queen of the social sciences”, in Fact and Fiction in Economics. Realism, Models, and Social Construction, ed. U. Mäki. Cambridge University Press, 2002, 3-34.
“Some non-reasons for non-realism about economics”, in Fact and Fiction in Economics. Realism, Models, and Social Construction, ed. U. Mäki. Cambridge University Press, 2002, 90-104.
“The archaelogical construction of the past: Some realist moderations”, in Realism in Action. Essays in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences. Edited by M. Sintonen, P. Ylikoski, K. Miller. Dordrecht: Reidel, 2003. Pp. 51-68.
“Yavlyaitsa li Kouz realistom?” // ISTOKI. Economika v kontexte istorii i kultury. Moscow: Publishing House of the State University Higher School of Economics, 2004, pp. 87-121. (Russian translation of “Is Coase a realist?”)
“Some truths about truth for economists, their critics and clients”, in Economic Policy-Making under Uncertainty: The Role of Truth and Accountability in Policy Advice, ed. P. Mooslechner, H. Schuberth, and M. Schurtz. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2004. Pp. 9-39.
“Method and appraisal in economics, 1976-2006” in Witten/Herdecke University awards Honorary Doctorate of Economics to Spiro J. Latsis. Krupp, 2007. Pp. 18-41.
"Putnam's realisms: A view from the social sciences", in Approaching Truth - essays in honour of Ilkka Niiniluoto, ed. S. Pihlström et al. Kluwer 2007. Pp. 295-306
“Philosophy of economics” in The Routledge Companion of the Philosophy of Science, edited by Stathis Psillos and Martin Curd. London: Routledge, 2008. Pp. 543-554.
“Scientific realism and ontology” in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
"Putnam's realisms: A view from the social sciences", in Approaching Truth. Essays in Honour of Ilkka Niiniluoto, ed. S. Pihlström, P. Raatikainen, M. Sintonen. College Publications 2008.
Forthcoming
“Reading the methodological essay in twentieth century economics: Map of multiple perspectives”, in The Methodology of Positive Economics. Reflections on the Milton Friedman Legacy, ed. U. Mäki. Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. 47-67.
“Unrealistic assumptions and unnecessary confusions: Rereading and rewriting F53 as a realist statement”, in The Methodology of Positive Economics. Reflections on the Milton Friedman Legacy, ed. U. Mäki. Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. 90-116.
“Realistic realism about unrealistic models” for A Handbook of the Philosophy of Economics, ed. Harold Kincaid and Don Ross. Oxford University Press, 2009. Pp. 68-98.
“Models and truth. The functional decomposition approach” in European Philosophy of Science 2007. Springer 2009.

In preparation

“Economics and interdisciplinarity” for Handbook of Interdisciplinarity, Oxford University Press.


“Explanatory Pluralism: Reasons and restraints” for Pluralism in Economics
“Realist and antirealist philosophies of economics” for Handbook of the Philosophy of Economics. Ed U. Mäki. North-Holland.
“Economics and its interdisciplinary relations” for Handbook of the Philosophy of Economics. Ed U. Mäki. North-Holland.

Book reviews
Review of Methodology of Economics and Other Social Sciences by Fritz Machlup. Kansantaloudellinen Aikakauskirja, 1980, pp. 331-335.
Review of Institutional Economics: The Changing System by Wendell Gordon. Kansantaloudellinen Aikakauskirja, 1982, pp. 215-218.
Review of Beyond Positivism: Economic Methodology in the Twentieth Century by Bruce Caldwell; The Foundations of Economic Method by Lawrence Boland; Capital, Profits, and Prices by Daniel Hausman. Kansantaloudellinen Aikakauskirja, 1983, pp. 474-478.
Review of Among Economists: Reflections of a Neo-Classical Post-Keynesian by Jan Pen. Kansantaloudellinen Aikakauskirja, 1985, pp. 357-359.
Review of Appraisal and Criticism in Economics, edited by Bruce Caldwell, and The Philosophy of Economics, edited by Daniel Hausman. Kansantaloudellinen Aikakauskirja, 1987, pp. 224-226.
Review of Economics as a Process: Essays in the New Institutional Economics, edited by Richard Langlois (Cambridge University Press 1986). Economics and Philosophy, 1987, 367-373.
Review of Economics and the Philosophy of Science by Deborah Redman (Oxford University Press). Economic Journal, July 1994, pp. 973-976.
Review of Swedish Economic Thought. Explorations and Advances, edited by Lars Jonung (Routledge 1993). Economic Journal, November 1995, p. 1700.
Review of R.H. Coase by Steven Medema (Macmillan) and The Legacy of Ronald Coase in Economic Analysis, Vols I-II, edited by Steven Medema (Edward Elgar). Economic Journal, 106, May 1996, 735-737.
Review of The Role of Economic Theory, edited by Philip A. Klein (Kluwer 1994). Kyklos, 49, 3/1996, 479-480.
Review of Essays on the Rationality of Experimentation in Economics by Timo Tammi, Kansantaloudellinen Aikakauskirja, 93, 3/1997, 525-528 (with Robert Sugden).


Other publications

"Afterword" [to a panel discussion on "Methodological Diversity in Economics"]. Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol. 5, 1987, pp. 237-239.


"Relevanssin ja pluralismin linjalla: J.J. Paunion haastattelu" ["Economics with relevance and pluralism: An interview with J.J. Paunio", in Finnish], Kansantaloudellinen aikakauskirja, 1989, pp. 207-223.
Mäki, Uskali and Moss, Laurence (2002) “Symposium on Ekkehart Schlicht's On Custom in the Economy”, The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 61 (2), 511-18.
Mäki, Uskali (2004) “Economic methodology – what does it seek to offer?” AElementair 3(2), February, 16-19.
Mäki, Uskali (2004) “Economics: The dismal queen of the social sciences. A perplexed philosopher’s perspective”, Tinbergen Institute Magazine, 9 (Spring), 12-17.
"Essay symposium: Scientific realism, geography and economics", Environment and Planning A, 36 (2004), 1717-1717 (with Caterina Marchionni, Päivi Oinas, Andrew Sayer).

Some unpublished manuscripts
"On the nature of general equilibrium theory" [in Finnish]. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Finnish Society for Economic Research, Tampere, February 1987. Pp. 16.
"On the epistemic quality of professionalized economics". Paper presented at the Monthly Meeting of the Finnish Society for Economic Research, Helsinki, May 1988. Pp. 12.
"Why a realist economist needs unrealistic assumptions" [Version presented at the Annual Conference of the American Economic Association, Anaheim 1993]
"The nature of economic science: The case of Coase" [Versions presented at the University of California at Berkeley, and at Riverside, 1994]
Philosophers, Economists, and Their Unicorns. Inaugural Lecture at Erasmus University of Rotterdam, November 1997.

Interviews
“Jalostuspalveluja taloustieteelle” YLIOPISTO 3/2009, 38-39.
“Filosofit kiistelevät oppituolista” Yliopistolainen 2/2009, 4-5.
“Realism from the ‘lands of Kaleva’: an interview with Uskali Mäki”, Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 1 (2008), 124-146.
“Taloustiede puhuu kahdella äänellä” (“Economics speaks with two voices”), Taloussanomat 1998
… Erasmus Magazine





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