Bruce J. Caldwell

Research Professor of Economics

External Address: 
07G Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-6896

Professor Caldwell's research focuses on the history of economic thought, with a specific interest in the life and works of F. A. Hayek. He is the general editor of "The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek," which is published by the University of Chicago Press and Routledge. Within this series, he has recently edited "The Market and Other Orders" (2015). He is currently working on a family-authorized biography of Hayek. For this work he has received the Ludwig Lachmann Fellowship from the London School of Economics (2012-2015) and a grant from the Thomas Smith Foundation (2016-2018). He is the Director of the Center for the History of Political Economy, a center whose purpose is to promote research in, and the teaching of, the history of economic thought.  The Center has received grants from a variety of sources, among them the National Endowment for the Humanities (2010, 2013, 2016), the John W. Pope Foundation (2008-present), the Institute for New Economic Thinking (2011-2013), and the Thomas W. Smith Foundation (2011-17).

Education

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1979

Caldwell, B. "Hayek's Nobel." Advances in Austrian Economics 21 (January 1, 2016): 1-19. Full Text

Caldwell, B, and Montes, L. "Friedrich Hayek and his visits to Chile." The Review of Austrian Economics 28, no. 3 (September 2015): 261-309. Full Text

Caldwell, B. "F. A. Hayek and the Economic Calculus." The Center for the History of Political Economy (CHOPE) Working Paper, no. 2015 (August 12, 2015).

Caldwell, B. "George Soros: Hayekian?." Journal of Economic Methodology 20, no. 4 (December 2013): 350-356. Full Text

Caldwell, B. "Of Positivism and the History of Economic Thought." Southern Economic Journal 79, no. 4 (April 2013): 753-767. (Working Paper) Full Text Open Access Copy

Caldwell, B. "Studies on the abuse and decline of reason: Text and documents." Studies on the Abuse and Decline of Reason: Text and Documents 13 (January 1, 2013): 1-331. Full Text

Caldwell, B. "Remembering Mark Blaug." (April 11, 2012).

Caldwell, B. "The Chicago school, Hayek, and neoliberalism." (January 1, 2011): 301-334. (Chapter) Full Text

Caldwell, B. "Keynes and Hayek: Some commonalities and differences." Journal of Private Enterprise 27, no. 1 (2011): 1-7.

Pages

Hayek, FA, and Caldwell, B. The market and other orders. January 1, 2014.

Studies on the Abuse and Decline of Reason. Edited by BJ Caldwell. University of Chicago Press, 2010. (Edited Book)

The Road to Serfdom: Texts and Documents, The Definitive Edition. Edited by BJ Caldwell. University of Chicago Press, 2007. (Edited Book)

Caldwell, BJ. Hayek's Challenge: An Intellectual Biography of F. A. Hayek. University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Goodwin, C, Hoover, KD, Weintraub, ER, and Caldwell, B. "John Maynard Keynes of Bloomsbury: Four Short Talks." (February 24, 2009).

The Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University awarded by John William Pope Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2008 to 2018

Center for the History of Political Economy awarded by Thomas W. Smith Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2017

Summer Institute on the History of Political Economy awarded by National Endowment for the Humanities (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2016

2014 Earhart Support for HOPE Center Fellowships awarded by Earhart Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2015

The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek awarded by Pierre F. and Enid Goodrich Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2015

Teaching the History of Political Economy awarded by National Endowment for the Humanities (Principal Investigator). 2012 to 2013

Teaching the History of Political Economy awarded by National Endowment for the Humanities (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2010