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Social costs and the psychology of neoclassical economists (2016)
Book Chapter
Berger, S. (2016). Social costs and the psychology of neoclassical economists. In T. Heinrich, H. Schwardt, & C. Gräbner (Eds.), Policy Implications of Recent Advances in Evolutionary and Institutional EconomicsRoutledge

Essays in honor of Wolfram Elsner

Poetic Economics and Experiential Knowledge, or How the Economist K. William Kapp Was Inspired by the Poet Ernst Wiechert (2015)
Journal Article
Berger, S. (2015). Poetic Economics and Experiential Knowledge, or How the Economist K. William Kapp Was Inspired by the Poet Ernst Wiechert. Journal of Economic Issues, 49(3), 730-748. https://doi.org/10.1080/00213624.2015.1071979

© 2015 Journal of Economics Issues/Association for Evolutionary Economics. In the first part of this article, I analyze the phenomenon of the "double truth" in economics, which suppresses experiential knowledge and leads to the destruction of the nat... Read More about Poetic Economics and Experiential Knowledge, or How the Economist K. William Kapp Was Inspired by the Poet Ernst Wiechert.

K. William kapp’s social theory of social costs (2015)
Journal Article
Berger, S. (2015). K. William kapp’s social theory of social costs. History of Political Economy, 47(S1), 227-252. https://doi.org/10.1215/00182702-3130523

© 2015 by Duke University Press. This article deals with the theory of social costs by K. William Kapp, as outlined in his book The Social Costs of Private Enterprise (1950). This work is a continuation of the socialist calculation debate, in which K... Read More about K. William kapp’s social theory of social costs.

The making of the institutional theory of social costs: Discovering the K. W. Kapp and J. M. Clark Correspondence (2013)
Journal Article
Berger, S. (2013). The making of the institutional theory of social costs: Discovering the K. W. Kapp and J. M. Clark Correspondence. American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 72(5), 1106-1130. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajes.12040

This article reconstructs the making of the often "overlooked" institutional theory of social costs based on the unexploited correspondence between John Maurice Clark and Karl William Kapp. The reconstruction demonstrates that the institutional argum... Read More about The making of the institutional theory of social costs: Discovering the K. W. Kapp and J. M. Clark Correspondence.

Preventing the "Abuses" of Democracy: Hayek, the "Military Usurper" and Transitional Dictatorship in Chile? (2012)
Journal Article
Farrant, A., Mcphail, E., & Berger, S. (2012). Preventing the "Abuses" of Democracy: Hayek, the "Military Usurper" and Transitional Dictatorship in Chile?. American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 71(3), 513-538. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1536-7150.2012.00824.x

Hayek famously claimed that he would prefer a "liberal" dictator to "democratic government lacking in liberalism." While Hayek's views of the Pinochet regime have generated much controversy, surprisingly little has been written about Hayek's defense... Read More about Preventing the "Abuses" of Democracy: Hayek, the "Military Usurper" and Transitional Dictatorship in Chile?.

Von den Sozialkosten zum "Ganzen", oder: Wege in die Poetische Oekonomie
Book Chapter
Berger, S. (in press). Von den Sozialkosten zum "Ganzen", oder: Wege in die Poetische Oekonomie. In S. Kazmierski, & G. Rechenauer (Eds.), Was ist der Mensch? Geisteswissenschaftliche Entwürfe im Zeitalter des 'homo œconomicus'. Freiburg i.Br.-München: Verlag Karl Alber