Art Diamond's Publications

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Working Paper Presented at Milan International Schumpeter Society Conference

"Schumpeter's Central Message." 


Recent Published Papers and Notes (Last Ten Years)

"Schumpeter's Creative Destruction:  A Review of the Evidence." Journal of Private Enterprise 22, no. 1 (Fall 2006):  120-146.

"The Relative Success of Private Funders and Government Funders in Funding Important Science."  The European Journal of Law and Economics 21, no. 2 (April 2006): 149-161.

"Economics of Science." In S. N. Durlauf and L. E. Blume, The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, forthcoming 2008, London:  Palgrave Macmillan, reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan. This article is taken from the author's original manuscript and has not been reviewed or edited. The definitive published version of this extract may be found in the complete New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics in print and online, forthcoming 2008.

"Measurement, Incentives, and Constraints in Stigler's Economics of Science."  The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 12 no. 4 (December 2005):  635-661.

"Zvi Griliches's Contributions to the Economics of Technology and Growth."  Economics of Innovation and New Technology 13, no. 4 (June 2004):  365-397.

"Edwin Mansfield's Contributions to the Economics of Technology."  Research Policy 32, no. 9 (Oct. 2003):  1607-1617.

"KEYNES, Alfred, 1883-1946.  English Economist."  In Arne Hessenbruch, ed., Reader’s Guide to the History of Science.  London:  Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2001, pp. 399-400.

"MARSHALL, Alfred, 1842-1924.  English Economist."  In Arne Hessenbruch, ed., Reader’s Guide to the History of Science.  London:  Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2001, pp. 437-438.

"Scientists' Salaries and the Implicit Contracts Theory of the Labor Market."  International Journal of Technology Management 22, nos. 7/8 (2001):  688-697.  [also pre-reprinted, without the author’s permission by the journal publisher in another of their journals:  Human Resources Development and Management 1, no. 1 (2000):  99-108.]

"The Complementarity of Scientometrics and Economics."  Chapter 16 in The Web of Knowledge.  Edited by Blaise Cronin and Helen Barsky Atkins.  American Society for Information Science, 2000, pp. 321-336.

"Does Federal Funding "Crowd In" Private Funding of Science?" Contemporary Economic Policy 17, no. 4 (October 1999): 423-431.


Papers and Notes in Labor Economics

"The Economics of Science." Knowledge and Policy 9, nos. 2/3 (Summer/Fall 1996): 6-49.
"Changing Patterns of Subfield Specialization Among Cohorts of Economists from 1927-1988." Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology 13 1995 (with Donald R. Haurin).
"The Determinants Among PhD Economists of Membership in a Professional Association." Education Economics 2, no. 1 (1994): 13-28 (with Donald R. Haurin).
"The Determinants of a Scientist's Choice of Research Projects." In Tamara Horowitz and Allen I. Janis, eds., Scientific Failure. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1994, pp. 167-210.
"Economic Explanations of the Behavior of Universities and Scholars."  Journal of Economic Studies 20, nos. 4/5 (1993): 107-133.
"The Dissemination of Research Agendas among Young Economists." Journal of Economic Education 24, no. 1 (Winter 1993): 53-61 (with Donald R. Haurin).
"Use of Data Envelopment Analysis in an Evaluation of the Efficiency of the DEEP Program for Economic Education." Journal of Economic Education 21, no. 3 (Summer 1990): 337-354 (with Jeanette N. Medewitz).
"Investment in Sister's Children as Behavior Towards Risk." Economic Inquiry 27, no. 4 (October 1989): 719-735 (with Luis Locay).
"Characteristics of Minority Members of the American Economic Association." The Review of Black Political Economy 16, no. 3 (Winter 1988): 77-96.
"Science as a Rational Enterprise." Theory and Decision 24 (1988): 147-167.
"An Optimal Control Model of the Life-Cycle Research Productivity of Scientists." Scientometrics 11, nos. 3-4 (1987): 247-249.

"The Intergenerational Invisible Hand:  A Comment on Sartorius's "Government Regulation and Intergenerational Justice"."  The Journal of Libertarian Studies 7, no. 2 (Summer 1987):  269-274.

"What is a Citation Worth?" The Journal of Human Resources 21, no. 2 (Spring 1986): 200-215. [This article was re-printed in Current Contents 31, no. 44 (Oct. 31, 1988): 5-12. The article was also the subject of a lengthy summary in a magazine designed for use in undergraduate economics principles classes: "Academics: Cite Values." The Margin 4, no. 2, (November/December 1988): 28-29.]
"The Life-Cycle Research Productivity of Mathematicians and Scientists." The Journal of Gerontology 41, no. 4 (July 1986): 520-525.
"The Money Value of Citations to Single-Authored and Multiple-Authored Articles." Scientometrics 8, nos. 5-6 (1985): 315-320.
"An Economic Model of the Life-Cycle Research Productivity of Scientists." Scientometrics 6, no. 3 (1984): 189-196.
"Age and the Acceptance of Cliometrics." The Journal of Economic History 40, no. 4 (December 1980): 838-841.

Papers and Notes in History of Economic Thought and Methodology of Economics

"Abetting Science." Social Epistemology 9, no. 1 (Jan.-March 1995):  35-38.
"The Metrics of Style: Adam Smith Teaches Efficient Rhetoric." Economic Inquiry 32, no. 1 (January 1994): 138-145 (with David M. Levy).
"Open Peer Commentary on the Scientific Status of Econometrics: Comment." Social Epistemology 7, no. 3 (1993): 245-248.
"Creativity and Interdisciplinarity: A Response to Rubenson and Runco." New Ideas in Psychology 10, no. 2 (1992): 157-160.
"The Core Journals of Economics." Current Contents 21, no. 1 (January 2, 1989): 4-11.
"Most-Cited Economics Papers and Current Research Fronts." Current Contents 21, no. 2 (January 9, 1989): 3-8.
"The Empirical Progressiveness of the General Equilibrium Research Program." History of Political Economy 20, no. 1 (Spring 1988): 119-135. [Reprinted in: Mark Blaug, ed., Leon Walras (1834-1910), (Pioneers in Economics: 25), Brookfield, Vermont: Edward Elgar Publishing Co., 1992, pp. 440-456.] [Reprinted in Spanish translation as:  "La Progresividad del Programa de Investigacion sobre el Equilibrio General."  Boletin de Informacion Comercial Espanola Economico (April 23, 1989): 1585-1592.]
"Citation Counts for Nobel Prize Winners in Economics." The History of Economics Society Bulletin 10, no. 1 (Spring 1988): 67-70. (Since vol. 12, no. 1 (Spring 1990) the Bulletin has been re-titled as Journal of the History of Economic Thought).
"The Austrian Economists and the Late Hapsburg Viennese Milieu." The Review of Austrian Economics 2. Lexington Mass.: Lexington Books, 1988, 157-172.

"Bibliography of Unusual Applications of Price Theory, A Note." The American Economist 32, no. 1 (Spring 1988):  78-79.   

"The Impact of Smith's Philosophy of Science on His Economics." The American Economist 30, no. 1 (Spring 1986):  60-65.
"Does Mandeville Matter Today?" The History of Economics Society Bulletin 6, no. 2 (Winter 1985): 30-36. (Since vol. 12, no. 1 (Spring 1990) the Bulletin has been re-titled as Journal of the History of Economic Thought).
"Stable Values and Variable Constraints: the Sources of Behavioral and Cultural Differences." Journal of Business Ethics 1 (1982): 49-58.
"Is Economics More Empirical?" The History of Economics Society Bulletin 2 (Summer 1980): 27-29. (Since vol. 12, no. 1 (Spring 1990) the Bulletin has been retitled as Journal of the History of Economic Thought).
"Rothbard's Intellectual Ancestry." Reason Papers, no. 5 (Winter 1979): 15-26.


Papers and Notes in Philosophy of Science

"Some Things Do Not Go Better with Coke: A Comment on Gieryn's 'Science and Coca-Cola'." Science, Technology, and Human Values 13, nos. 1 & 2 (Winter & Spring 1988): 75-77.
"Where the Beef Is: A Brief Response to Gieryn's Reply." Science, Technology, and Human Values 13, nos. 1 & 2 (Winter & Spring 1988): 82.
"The Polywater Episode and the Appraisal of Theories." In A. Donovan, L. Laudan and R. Laudan, eds., Scrutinizing Science: Empirical Studies of Scientific Change. Dordrecht, Holland: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, 181-198.
"Avery's 'Neurotic Reluctance'." Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 26, no. 1 (Autumn 1982): 132-136.
"Planck's Principle: Do Younger Scientists Accept New Scientific Ideas with Greater Alacrity than Older Scientists?" Science 202 (November 17, 1978): 717-723 (with David L. Hull and Peter D. Tessner).

Papers and Notes in Political Economy and Ethics

"The Intergenerational Invisible Hand: A Comment on Sartorius's 'Government Regulation and Intergenerational Justice'." The Journal of Libertarian Studies 7, no. 2 (Summer 1987): 269-274.
"F.A. Hayek on Constructivism and Ethics." The Journal of Libertarian Studies 4, no. 4 (Fall 1980): 353-365.


Book Reviews

"Review of Michael Szenberg and Lall Ramrattan (editors) Reflections of Eminent Economists."  Economic History Services, Aug. 31, 2005, URL:

"Review of Frederick Cooper and Randall Packard, eds., International Development and the Social Sciences."  Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences 37, no. 1 (2001):  69-70.

“Review of Jonathon Barron Baskin and Paul J. Miranti, Jr.'s  A History of Corporate Finance.”  Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology 17 (1999):  263-270. (with Jeanette M. Diamond).

"What Really Matters:  Review of James R. Wible's The Economics of Science:  Methodology and Epistemology as if Economics Really Mattered." Journal of Economic Methodology 5, no. 2 (Dec. 1998):  304-310.

"Review of Alexander Rosenberg's Economics--Mathematical Politics or Science of Diminishing Returns?"  Journal of Political Economy 104, no. 3 (June 1996):  655-659.

"Review of Arjo Klamar and David Colander's The Making of an Economist."  Eastern Economic Journal 19, no. 2 (1993):  244-247.

"Review of Alice Nakamura and Masao Nakamura's The Second Paycheck: A Socioeconomic Analysis of Earnings."  Southern Economic Journal 53, no. 3 (January 1987):  798-799.

"The State of Spencer:  Review of Herbert Spencer's The Man Versus the State."  Modern Age 28, nos. 2-3 (Spring/Summer 1984):  286-288.

"Uneconomic Philosophizing.:  Review of Scott Gordon's Welfare, Justice, and Freedom."  Reason 13, no. 11 (March 1982):  54-55.

"Spencer's Tragedy:  Review of Herbert Spencer's The Principles of Ethics."  Modern Age 24, no. 4 (Fall 1980):  419-421.

"Review of Ludwig von Mises' The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science and Louis Spadaro, ed.  New Directions in Austrian Economics."  Reason 11, no. 5 (September 1979):  45-46.

"Review of Lawrence C. Becker's Property Rights."  Ethics 89, no. 1 (October 1978):  121.

"Review of John C. Harsanyi's Rational Behavior and Bargaining Equilibrium in Games and Social Situations."  Ethics 88, no. 4 (July 1978):  376-377.

"Review of T.W. Hutchison's Knowledge and Ignorance in Economics."  Ethics 88, no. 3 (April 1978):  281-282.

"Review of Gary Becker's The Economic Approach to Human Behavior."  Ethics 88, no. 2 (January 1978):  185.  

"The Minimal State:  Review of Robert Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia."  New Guard 15, no. 9 (November 1975):  32.

"Review of B.A. Rogge and Pierre Goodrich's Education in a Free Society."  Reason 7, no. 6 (October 1975):  39 & 42.


Early Letters to Journals

"Letter Responding to George Kateb's "The Night Watchman State"."  American Scholar 45, no. 3 (Summer 1976):  477.

"Libertarian Critique:  Letter Responding to James W. Woelfel's "We're Not Rational Animals:  A Liberal Reply to Libertarianism"."  Christian Century 91, no. 1 (Jan. 2-9, 1974):  29.


Working Drafts

"The Effect of Spanish Language Background on Schooling and Achievement Test Scores on the Earnings of Hispanic Men." (with Luis Locay and Tracy Regan)

“The Effects of Incentives and Constraints on the Behavior of Scientists.”


Unpublished Reports

"Final Report on 'Science, Technological Progress, and the Role of Government'."  Report on a Liberty Fund Colloquium held in Pasadena, California from Feb. 22-25, 2001.



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