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Lately there was expanding discontent with the summary nature of mainstream economics. not just does this make the topic much less correct to genuine matters, it drives a wedge among economics and different disciplines ostensibly addressing an analogous matters. Borderlands of Economics explores the ways that economics will be reconnected, either with the genuine global and with different disciplines.
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Having chosen Michigan for the ‘breadth of course offerings’, Nancy asked the department to explain the absence of regular lecture courses in history of economic thought. Dissatisfied with the answer that there was not enough interest, Nancy circulated a petition. Thirty-five signatures later, the courses began running with healthy enrollment during the 1983–84 academic year. Fusfeld retired shortly thereafter, however. The department has been unwilling to hire a replacement and the courses have not been offered since.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We are indebted to the following people who sent us information or reminiscences on which this essay is based: Nancy Bertaux, Cynthia Browning, Bob Coats, Dan Fusfeld, Eric Helt, Wayne Nafziger, Michael Perelman, Wallace FUSFELD: TEACHER AND MENTOR 29 Peterson, Warren Samuels, Gale Summerfield, Mark Weisbrod, and Tom Weisskopf. Coats In the present era of excessive intellectual specialization, Dan Fusfeld stands out as an unusually versatile, wide-ranging and erudite economist.
Students never knew that Fusfeld was teaching them the art of writing and critical thinking without any compensation. In 1983, Dan’s history lectures were resurrected, thanks to Nancy Bertaux, one of the contributors to this volume. Having chosen Michigan for the ‘breadth of course offerings’, Nancy asked the department to explain the absence of regular lecture courses in history of economic thought. Dissatisfied with the answer that there was not enough interest, Nancy circulated a petition. Thirty-five signatures later, the courses began running with healthy enrollment during the 1983–84 academic year.