Publications in peer-reviewed journals


  1. W.H. Hutt and the Conceptualization of Consumers’ SovereigntyOxford Economic Papers, Forthcoming in 2020.
    Final draft on SSRN.
  2. 'The Fiscal Policy Seminar: Its Early Stages' by Richard A. Musgrave. (co-written with Marianne Johnson). 

    Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, 37C: 147-179. 2019.
    Final draft of our introduction (without Musgrave's original manuscript) on SSRN.

  3. Calabresi on merit goods. Global Jurist, 19(3). 2019.
    Final draft on SSRN.
  4. Musgrave, Samuelson, and the Crystallization of the Standard Rationale for Public Goods. History of Political Economy, 49(1): 59-92. 2017.
    Final draft in open access on SSRN.
  5. A Genealogy of the Concept of Merit Wants. The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 24(3):  409-440. 2017.
    Author's manuscript in open access on SSRN.
  6. The Normative Problem of merit goods in Perspective. Forum for Social Economics, 48(3): 219-247. 2019.
    See the editor's introductionAuthor's manuscript on SSRN.
  7. Normative and Positive Theories of Public Finance: Contrasting Musgrave and Buchanan. Journal of Economic Methodology, 21(3): 273-289. 2014.

Chapter in edited volume

  1. Musgrave and the Idea of Community. In Welfare theory, public action and ethical values: re-evaluating the history of welfare economics. Roger Backhouse, Antoinette Baujard and Tamotsu Nishizawa (eds). Forthcoming by Cambridge University Press.
  2. Le problème de la justification du concept de bien méritoire en perspective. In Pierre Crétois (dir.) L’accaparement des biens communs. Paris: Presses Universitaires de Paris Nanterre. 2018.

Manuscrit d'auteur sur HAL

Book reviews

  1. Monopoly Power and Competition. The Italian Marginalist Perspective, by Manuela Mosca. The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought. Forthcoming in 2021.
  2. The Sovereign Consumer. A New Intellectual History of Neoliberalism, by Niklas Olsen. Journal of the History of Economic Thought. Forthcoming in 2020.

  3. The Public Economy in Crisis. A Call for a New Public Economics, by June A. Sekera. Œconomia, 9(3): 585-588.

  4. The world in the model. How economists work and think, by Mary S. Morgan. The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought. 2018.
  5. Ian Kumekawa, The First Serious Optimist. A. C. Pigou and the Birth of Welfare Economics. History of Economic Ideas, 26(1): 190-194. 2018.
  6. Government Failure: Society, Markets and Rules, by Wilfred Dolfsma. Journal of Economic Issues, 49(4): 1140-1142. 2015.
  7. Angela Kallhoff, Why Democracy Needs Public Goods. Œconomia: History| Methodology| Philosophy, 4(2): 249-253. 2014.


  1. The Birth of Homo Œconomicus. (with Michele Bee). 2020. mimeo.
  2. Merit Goods. (with Peter Cserne). TILEC Discussion Paper. DP 2018-008.
  3. Paternalism and the Public Household. On the Domestic Origins of Public Economics. Documents de travail du Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne. N° 2017.32. (Abridged version in "Revise and Resubmit").
  4. La théorisation des dépenses publiques de Richard A. Musgrave : essai d’histoire de la pensée et d’épistémologie économiques. Thèse de doctorat. Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne et Université de Lausanne. 2016.
  5. Musgrave and the idea of community. working paper. mimeo. 2017.
  6. Walras, Musgrave et l’hétérogénéité entre les biens publics et les biens privés. working paper. mimeo. 2015.
  7. On the Definition of Public Goods: Assessing R. A. Musgrave’s contribution. CES Working Papers, N° 2014-04. 2013.
  8. Le bilan des particuliers au Canada: évolution et analyse. CIRANO Project Report, 2011RP-17. (with François Vaillancourt). 2011.

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