Publications

Refereed Articles
  1. "Contracts, Entrepreneurs, Market Creation and Judgement: The Contemporary Mainstream Theory of the Firm in Perspective". Journal of Economic Surveys, forthcoming.
  2. "Simple models of a human-capital based firm: a reference point approach". Journal of the Knowledge Economy, forthcoming.
  3. "The 'Reference Point' Approach to the Theory of the Firm: An Introduction". Journal of Economic Surveys, v27 no4, September 2013: 670-95.
  4. "The (non)theory of the knowledge firm". Scottish Journal of Political Economy, v57 no1, February 2010: 1-32.
  5. with Les Oxley, David Thorns and Hong Wang, "The Knowledge Economy/Society: The Latest Example of "Measurement Without Theory"?" The Journal of Philosophical Economics, v2 no1, November 2008: 20-54.
  6. with Kenneth Carlaw, Les Oxley, David Thorns and Michael Nuth, "Beyond the Hype: Intellectual Property and the Knowledge Society/Knowledge Economy". Journal of Economic Surveys, v20 no4, September 2006: 633-90.
  7. with U. Schwalbe, "Zermelo and the Early History of Game Theory". Games and Economic Behavior, v34 no1, January 2001: 123-37.
  8. with M. Osborne, "A Note on `The Early History of the Theory of Strategic Games from Waldegrave to Borel' by Robert W. Dimand and Mary Ann Dimand". History of Political Economy, v28 no1, Spring 1996: 81-2.
  9. with M. Carter, "The Nucleolus Strikes Back". Decision Sciences , v27 no1, Winter 1996: 123-36.
Other Work
  1. "The Firm in the Knowledge Economy: A Theory of the Human-Capital Based Enterprise". Ph.D. Thesis.
  2. "Blogwatch" column. Asymmetric Information,
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    Issue 43, March 2012: 9 Issue 46, April 2013: 10. Issue 49, April 2014: 13.
    Issue 41, August 2011: 12-3 Issue 44, August 2012: 15 Issue 47, August 2013: 15
    Issue 42, December 2011: 11 Issue 45, December 2012: 16 Issue 48, November 2013: 15
  3. Review of "We Won, You Lost. Eat That!: A Political History of Tax in New Zealand Since 1840" by Paul Goldsmith. David Ling, 2008. The Press, 24 May 2008.
  4. "Websites for Economists". Asymmetric Information, Issue 10, March 2001: 7.
  5. "An Outline of the History of Game Theory". Discussion Paper No. 9504, Department of Economics, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. (An updated version of this working paper is available on line at http://www.econ.canterbury.ac.nz/personal_pages/paul_walker/gt/hist.htm)
Working Papers
  1. "The Past and Present of the Theory of the Firm: A Survey of the Development of the Mainstream Approaches to the Firm in Economics". (On SSRN).
  2. "Public or Private: A Survey of the Theory of Privatisation". (On SSRN).
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