Deirdre McCloskey teaches economics, history, and communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is author of the book Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can’t Explain the Modern World. Trained at Harvard as an economist, McCloskey has written fourteen books and edited seven more, and has published some three hundred and sixty articles on economic theory, economic history, philosophy, rhetoric, feminism, ethics, and law. McCloskey holds a BA in Economics from Harvard College and a PhD in Economics from Harvard University, and several honorary doctoral degrees, including the awarded by Universidad Francisco Marroquín.
Last update: 30/08/2012