Dr. E. (Erwin) Dekker

Erwin Dekker
Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erwin Dekker (1984) is post-doctoral research at the Erasmus School of Economics where he is working on the intellectual biography of Nobel laureate and Dutch economist Jan Tinbergen. He is also assistant professor in cultural economics at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication and has been post-doctoral fellow at the Economics Department of George Mason University. He has recently published ‘The Viennese students of Civilization’ (2016) with Cambridge University Press. His research focuses on the intersection of art and culture with economics. He has published in the fields of cultural economics, economic methodology and intellectual history, and he is currently working on the moral frameworks which sustain markets.

  • E. Dekker & P. Kuchar (2017). Heterarchy. In A Marciano & G.B Ramello (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Law and Economics . New York: Springer
  • E. Dekker (2017). The Economic Legitimation and De-Legitimation of Arts Subsidies. In J. Bek-Thomsen, C.O. Christiansen, S.G. Jacobsen & M. Thorup (Eds.), History of Economic Rationalities – Economic Reasoning as Knowledge and Practice Authority (pp. 113-120). London: Springer
  • A. Klamer & E. Dekker (2016). About Doing the Right Thing as an Academic Economist. In G.F. DeMartino (Ed.), Oxford Handbook on Professional Economic Ethics (pp. 101-115). Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • E. Dekker (2014). The networks around Otto Neurath; between philosophy, architecture and politics. In C. Reijnen & M. Rensen (Eds.), European encounters: Intellectual exchange and the rethinking of Europe 1914-1945 (European Studies Yearbook, 32) (pp. 103-121). Amsterdam: Rodopi
  • C.W. Handke & E. Dekker (2013). From Austria to Australia. In M. Boumans & M. Klaes (Eds.), Mark Blaug: Rebel with Many Causes (pp. 225-244). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar


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