Laurent Dobuzinskis, PhD

Publications

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Books

Economic Growth and Inequalities: The Economists’ Dilemma. London: Routledge, 2023.

Moral Discourse in the History of Economic Thought. London: Routledge, 2022.

The Self-Organizing Polity: An Epistemological Analysis of Political Life. Boulder:  Westview Press, 1987; reprinted by Routledge.

Edited Volumes

Policy Analysis in Canada. Co-edited with Michael Howlett. Bristol: Bristol University Press (Policy Press), 2018.

Experts and Epistemic Monopolies. Co-edited with R. Koppl & S. Horwitz. Vol. 17 Advances in Austrian Economics series. Bingley, UK: Emerald Publ., 2012.

Policy Analysis in Canada: The State of the Art. Co-edited with M. Howlett, and D. Laycock. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.

Turbulence and New Directions in Global Political Economy. Co-edited with J. Busumtwi-Sam. London Palgrave, 2003.

Global Instability: Uncertainty and New Visions in Political Economy. Co-edited with S. McBride, M. Griffin-Cohen & J. Busumtwi-Sam. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002; reprinted by Springer.

Policy Studies in Canada: The State of the Art. Co-edited with M. Howlett and D. Laycock Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996.

Book Chapters

“Not Merely Playing: Game Theory’s Subversive Proclivities.” In Political Ideology in Parties, Policy and Civil Society, ed. D. Laycock. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2020.

“Financial Regulation and Monetary Policy: The Spectre of Government Failure.” In The Failure of Government Regulation: Why a Major Crisis Could Happen Again, eds. A. Hira, N Gaillard & T.H. Cohn. London: Palgrave, 2019.

“Reciprocity.” In Real-World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics, ed. M. Altman. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2015.

“Comment: Behind the Veil of Interest.” In Commerce and Community: Ecologies of Social Cooperation eds. R.F. Garnett Jr., P. Lewis, L.T. Ealy. London: Routledge, 2015.

“Adam Smith and French Political Economy: Parallels and Differences.” In Propriety and Prosperity: New Studies on the Philosophy of Adam Smith, eds. D. Hardwick & L. Marsh. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

“French Political Thought.” In Encyclopedia of Modern Political Thought ed. Gregory Claeys. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2013.

“The French Revolution.” In Encyclopedia of Modern Political Thought ed. Gregory Claeys. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2013.

“A Little Less Than BIG: A Pragmatic Perspective on Remedying Injustice.” In Basic Income and the Free Market: Austrian Economics and the Potential for Efficient Redistribution, ed. G. Nell. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

“Welfare Economics.” In Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences, ed. Byron Kaldis. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE publications, 2013.

“Nothing New Under the Sun? The Dialectic of Prudence and Justice in the Modern Era.” In Experts and Epistemic Monopolies, eds. R. Koppl, S. Horwitz & L. Dobuzinskis. Bingley, UK: Emerald Publ., 2012.

(Co-authored with T. Aimar) “How Did Austrian Economics Thrive Outside of Vienna: The Case of French Political Economy.” In R. Koppl, S. Horwitz & P. Desrochers (eds.). What is So Austrian About Austrian Economics? Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing, 2010.

“The Gold Standard.” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd ed. Gale Cengage Learning, Farmington Hills, MI., 2007.

“Back to the Future? Is There a Case for Re-establishing the Economic Council and/or the Science Council?” In Policy Analysis in Canada: The State of the Art, eds. L. Dobuzinskis, M. Howlett and D. Laycock. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.

“Social Norms in Transition: Gift-Giving and Reciprocity in a Global Era,” in J. Busumtwi-Sam and L. Dobuzinskis, eds. Turbulence and New Directions in Global Political Economy. London: Palgrave, 2003.

“Logical Positivism in Public Administration,” in Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, ed. J. Rabin. . New York: Marcel Dekker, 2003.

“Old Wine in New Bottles? Civic Republicanism and the Challenges of the Global Era.” In Global Instability: Uncertainty and New Visions in Political Economy, eds. S. McBride, M.G. Cohen, L. Dobuzinskis & J. Busumtwi-Sam. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002; reprinted by Springer.

“Global Discord: The Confusing Discourse of Think Tanks.” In Power in the Global Era, eds. T. Cohn, S. McBride and J. Wiseman. London: Macmillan, 2000.

“From Positivism to Postpositivism: An Unfinished Journey.” In Handbook of Organizational Theory and Management: The Philosophical Approach, eds. T.D. Lynch and T.J. Dicker. New York: Marcel Dekker, 1998.

“Trends and Fashions in the Marketplace of Ideas.” In Policy Studies in Canada: The State of the Art, eds. L. Dobuzinskis, M. Howlett & D. Laycock. Troronto: University of Toronto Press,1996.

“Public Administration.” In The Puzzle of Power: Introductory Readings in Political Science, eds. Michael Howlett and David Laycock. Toronto: Copp Clark, 1994.

“Rational Government: Policy, Politics and Political Science.”  In Apex of Power: The Prime Minister and Political Leadership in Canada, 2nd ed., T.A. Hockin, ed., Scarborough, Ont.: Prentice Hall, 1977.

Articles

“Justice in the City: Georgist Insights and their Limits.” Cosmos + Taxis Vol. 8 (2020), No. 8 & 9: 90-107. COSMOS + TAXIS | Volume 8 Issue 8+9 2020 (wordpress.com)

“Entangled Inequalities: Even More Complex than We are Led to Believe?” In Cosmos and Taxis: Studies in Emergent Order and Organization 6 (2019), no. 5 (Symposium on Mikayla Novak’s Inequality: An Entangles Political Economy Perspective): 6-14.

“Is There room for Game Theory in the Austrian Paradigm?” Libertas: Segunda Epoca Vol. 1 (2016), No:2: 51-72.

“If not Left-Libertarianism, then What? A Fourth Way out of the Dilemma Facing Libertarianism.” Cosmos + Taxis vol. 2 (2014), No. 1: 31-47. PDF Article

“The Problem of Injustice: Toward Pragmatic Libertarian Answers.” Studies in Emergent Order 5 (2012): 103-136.

“Non-Welfarism Avant la Lettre: Alfred Fouillée’s Political Economy of Justice.” The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 17 (2010), No. 4: 837-864.

“French Perspectives On the Origins and Logic of the ‘Philanthropic Order’: A Critical Account.” Conversations on Philanthropy VI (2009): 115-140, followed by comments by Christine Dunn Henderson (141-146), Jack Birner (147-154) and Jacques T. Godbout (155-160). PDF Article

“Defenders of Liberal Individualism, Republican Virtues and Solidarity: The Forgotten Intellectual Fathers of the French Third Republic.” European Journal of Political Theory 7 (2008), no. 3: 287-307.

“’The Adam Smith Problem Revisited: Comparing Hayek and Fouillée’s Answers.” Studies in Emergent Order [e-journal] 1 (2008), no.1.

“Where is Morin’s Road to Complexity Going?” World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution 60 (2004), Nos. 5-6: 407-20.

“Serge Kolm on Justice and the Social Contract: A Contextual Analysis and a Critique.” The European Legacy 5 (2000), No. 5: 687-702.

“Historical and Epistemological Trends in Public Administration.” Journal of Management History vol. 3 (1995), No.3: 298-316.

“Is Progressive Environmentalism an Oxymoron?” Critical Review 6 (1993): 283-303.

“Modernist and Postmodernist Metaphors of the Policy Process: Control and Stability vs. Chaos and Reflexive Understanding.” Policy Sciences 25 (1992): 355-80.

“Bureaucracy, Science, and Technology: From the Discourse of Power to the Power of Discourse.”  World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution, vol. 28 (1990): 183-201.

“The Complexities of Spontaneous Order,” Critical Review 3 (1989), no. 2: 241-266.

“Policy Orienteering,” Policy Options, 8 (1987), no. 8: 3-6.