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Simon Torracinta

Simon Torracinta is a PhD candidate in the History of Science and Medicine at Yale University. His writing has also appeared in n+1 and The New Inquiry.

How microeconomic reasoning took over the very institutions of American governance.

Simon Torracinta

For economist Albert O. Hirschman, social planning meant creative experimentation rather than theoretical certainty. We could use more of his improvisatory optimism today.

Simon Torracinta
thorstein veblen | boston review

Far from a marginal outsider, a new biography contends, Thorstein Veblen was the most important economic thinker of the Gilded Age.

Simon Torracinta