Research

Research Interests

Heterodox Microeconomics, Heterodox Theory of the Business Enterprise (production, investment, pricing, and financing), Market Governance, Market Regulation, Theory of Effective Demand, Social Welfare, Social Surplus Approach, Social Provisioning Process, History of Heterodox Economic Thought.

Published Works and Working Papers

Ph.D. Dissertation

  • Microfoundations of Effective Demand, 2007, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Adviser: Professor Frederic S. Lee
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Publications

  1. [2017] Microeconomic Theory: A Heterodox Approach, by Frederic S. Lee, edited by Tae-Hee Jo. London: Routledge, December (forthcoming).
  2. [2017] The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics: Theorizing, Analyzing, and Transforming Capitalism, edited by Tae-Hee Jo, Lynne Chester, and Carlo D’Ippoliti. London: Routledge.
  3. [2017] “The State of the Art and Challenges for Heterodox Economics,” with Lynne Chester, and Carlo D’Ippoliti. In The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics, edited by Tae-Hee Jo, Lynne Chester, and Carlo D’Ippoliti. London and New York: Routledge.
  4. [2017] “Social Provisioning Process: A Heterodox View of the Economy,” with Zdravka Todorova. In The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics, edited by Tae-Hee Jo, Lynne Chester, and Carlo D’Ippoliti. London and New York: Routledge. [working paper version, June 2016]
  5. [2017] “A Heterodox Theory of the Business Enterprise,” in The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics, edited by Tae-Hee Jo, Lynne Chester, and Carlo D’Ippoliti. London: Routledge. [working paper version, June 2016]
  6. [2016] “Frederic S. Lee and His Fight for the Future of Heterodox Economics.” PSL Quarterly Review, 69 (278): 267-278. September.
  7. [2016] “What if There Are No Conventional Price Mechanisms?” Journal of Economic Issues, 50 (2), 327-344. June.
  8. [2015] Marx, Veblen, and the Foundations of Heterodox Economics: Essays in Honor of John F. Henry, edited by Tae-Hee Jo and Frederic S. Lee. London: Routledge.
    • This volume is selected for inclusion in a project: Routledge Historical Resources: History of Economic Thought, edited by Heinz Kurz and Gilbert Faccarello, scheduled to launch in September 2017.
  9. [2015] Advancing the Frontiers of Heterodox Economics: Essays in Honor of Frederic S. Lee, edited by Tae-Hee Jo and Zdravka Todorova. London: Routledge.
  10. [2015] “Frederic S. Lee’s Contributions to Heterodox Economics,” with Zdravka Todorova, in Jo and Todorova, eds. 2015, pp. 1-18. [working paper version; Spanish translation in Revista de Economía Crítica]
  11. [2015] “Heterodox Microeconomics and Heterodox Microfoundations,” in Jo and Todorova, eds. 2015, pp. 97-114.
  12. [2015] “The Business Enterprise in the Age of Money Manager Capitalism,” with John F. Henry, Journal of Economic Issues, 49 (1): 23-46. March.
  13. [2015] “Las contribuciones de Frederic S. Lee a la economía heterodoxa,” with Zdravka Todorova, Revista de Economía Crítica, 19, primer semestre, pp. 215-230.
  14. [2015] “Marx, Veblen, and Henry,” with Frederic S. Lee, in Jo and Lee, eds. 2015, pp. 1-15.
  15. [2015] “A Conversation with John F. Henry,” with Frederic S. Lee, in Jo and Lee, eds. 2015, pp. 298-320.
  16. [2015] “Frederic Sterling Lee (1949-2014),” Economic and Labour Relations Review, 26 (1): 157-159. March.
  17. [2015] “Financing Investment under Fundamental Uncertainty and Instability: A Heterodox Microeconomic View,” Bulletin of Political Economy, 9 (1): 33-54. June.
  18. [2013] “Saving Private Business Enterprises: A Heterodox Microeconomic Approach to Market Governance and Market Regulation,” American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 73 (2): 447-467. April 2013; reprinted in Markets, Competition, and the Economy as a Social System, edited by Frederic S. Lee. Wiley-Blackwell. May.
  19. [2012] Special issue of On the Horizon, “Beyond Market-Fundamentalist Economics: An Agenda for Heterodox Economics to Change the Dominant Narrative,” On the Horizon, Vol. 20, No. 3. August. Co-edited with Lynne Chester and Mary King.
  20. [2012] “Beyond Market-Fundamentalist Economics: An Agenda for Heterodox Economics to Change the Dominant Narrative,” with Lynne Chester and Mary King, On the Horizon, 20 (3): 155-171. August.
  21. [2012] “Welfare Economics,” in The Elgar Companion to Post Keynesian Economics, 2nd edition, edited by John E. King, pp. 593-598. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, USA: Edward Elgar.
  22. [2011] Heterodox Analysis of Financial Crisis and Reform, edited by Joelle Leclaire, Tae-Hee Jo, and Jane Knodell, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, USA: Edward Elgar. March.
  23. [2011] “Introduction“ (with co-editors), in J. Leclaire, T-H. Jo, and J. Knodell, eds., pp. 1-8.
  24. [2011] “A Heterodox Microfoundation of Business Cycles,” in J. Leclaire, T-H. Jo, and J. Knodell eds. pp. 111-123.
  25. [2011] “Social Surplus Approach and Heterodox Economics,” with Frederic S. Lee, Journal of Economic Issues, 45 (4): 857-875. December.
  26. [2011] “Social Provisioning Process and Socio-Economic Modeling“, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 70 (5): 1094-1116. November 2011; reprinted in Social Provisioning, Embeddedness, and Modeling the Economy, edited by Frederic S. Lee, pp. 6-28. Wiley-Blackwell.
  27. [2010] Review of Welfare, Right, and the State: A Framework for Thinking, by David P. Levine, London & New York, Routledge, 2008, ISBN 0-415-77199-3, Review of Political Economy 22(3), July.
  28. [2009] Review of Transforming Economics: Perspectives on the Critical Realist Project, Paul Lewis ed., 2004, London: Routledge, 311 pp., ISBN 0-415-36967-3, Review of Political Economy, 21 (1), January.
  29. [2007] “Heterodox Microfoundations: A Methodological Appraisal,” Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 1 (1): 93-111.
  30. [2006] “Toward the Evolutionary Post Keynesian Theory of Business Enterprise,” Review of Social & Economic Studies, 27: 191-217, October. (in Korean)
  31. [2005] Review of The Open Economy and Its Financial Constraints by Penelope Hawkins, Edward Elgar 2003, Oeconomicus,  VII, 2004-2005.
  32. [2005] Review of Economic Justice and Democracy: From Competition to Cooperation, by Robin Hahnel, New York and London: Routledge, 2005, Heterodox Economics Newsletter, Issue 18, 10/26/2005
  33. [2005] “Neoliberalism as an Asocial Ideology and a Strategy in Education,” Forum for Social Economics, 35 (1): 37-58.

Recent and Upcoming Presentations

  • [2018] “The Institutionalist Theory of the Business Enterprise: Past, Present, and Future,” at the AFEE-ASSA Annual Confernece, Philadelphia, January 5-7.
  • [2018] “The State of the Art and Challenges for Heterodox Economics.” ICAPE Conference, Drexel University, Philadelphia, January 4.
  • [2017] “A Heterodox Theory of the Business Enterprise.” The 6th Cross-Border Post Keynesian Conference, Buffalo. June 19-20.
  • [2017] “The Social Provisioning Process and Heterodox Economics.” ICAPE Conference, Roosevelt University, Chicago. January 5.
  • [2016] “What if there are no conventional price mechanisms?” Presidential Address (on behalf of the late Frederic S. Lee) at the AFEE-ASSA 2016 Annual Meetings. San Francisco, CA, January 3-5.
  • [2015] “Frederic S. Lee’s Contributions to Heterodox Economics.” Association for Social Economics World Congress. St. Catharines, Canada. June 22-24.
  • [2015] “Social Provisioning Process and the Development of Heterodox Economics.” AFIT Annual Conference. Portland, OR April 9-11.
  • [2015] “Social Provisioning Process and the Development of Heterodox Economics.” Eastern Economics Association Annual Conference, New York City, Feb. 26-March 1.
  • [2015] “Social Class and Social Agency in the Heterodox Approaches to the Social Provisioning Process.” AFEE-URP joint session at the ASSA Annual Meetings. Boston. Jan 3-5.
  • [2014] International Seminar of Heterodox Microeconomics.  Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City. October 29-31.
  • [2014] The 12th International Post Keynesian Conference, Kansas City, MO. September 25-28.
  • [2014] “Heterodox Microeconomics and Heterodox Microfoundations,” at the AHE conference, London, UK. July 2-5.
  • [2014] “Marx, Veblen, and Henry: Breaking up the Illusion of the Epoch,” (with Frederic S. Lee), at the AFIT conference, Albuquerque, NM. April 2-5.
  • [2014]  “Take Money and Run: The Business Enterprise in the Age of Money Manger Capitalism,” at the URPE-ASSA 2014 Annual Meetings, January 3-5, Philadelphia, USA.
  • [2013] “Uncertainty, Instability, and the Control of Markets,” Association for Heterodox Economics Annual Conference, London, UK. July 4-6, 2013.
  • [2013] “Post Keynesian Macroeconomics and Microfoundations Debate: A Suggested Resolution,” Association for Heterodox Economics Annual Conference, London, UK. July 4-6, 2013
  • [2013] “In Defense of Post Keynesian/Heterodox Microfoundations”, at the Association for Institutional Thought Annual (AFIT) Conference in conjunction with Western Social Science Association (WSSA). Denver, CO. April 10-13
  • [2013] “Take Money and Run: The Business Enterprise in the Age of Money Manger Capitalism,” at the Association for Institutional Thought Annual (AFIT) Conference in conjunction with Western Social Science Association (WSSA). Denver, CO. April 10-13.
  • [2013] “Heterodox Economics: The Alternative to Neoliberal Market-Fundamentalist Economics,” Seminar on Neoliberalism: Ideology, Economics, and Movements. Wright State University, Dayton, OH. April 5.
  • [2012] “In Defense of Post Keynesian/Heterodox Microfoundations”, The 11th International Post Keynesian Conference, Kansas City, USA. September 27-29.
  • [2012] “Uncertainty, Instability, and the Control of Markets by Business Enterprises,” The 11th International Post Keynesian Conference, Kansas City, USA. September 27-29.
  • [2012] “Financing Investment under Fundamental Uncertainty and Instability: A Heterodox Microeconomic View,” at the Association for Heterodox Economics (AHE), French Association for Political Economy (FAPE), International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) Joint Conference. Paris, France. July 5-8.
  • [2012] “Financing Investment under Fundamental Uncertainty and Instability,” at the Association for Institutional Thought Annual (AFIT) Conference in conjunction with Western Social Science Association (WSSA). Houston, TX. April 11-14.
  • [2012] “Heterodox Critiques of Corporate Social Responsibility,” Association for Social Economics (ASE) at the Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA) 2012 Annual Meetings. Chicago, January 6-8.
  • [2011] “Heterodox Critiques of Corporate Social Responsibility,” International Confederation of Associations for Pluralism in Economics (ICAPE) Conference. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, November 11-13.
  • [2011] “Social Provisioning Process and Socio-Economic Modeling,” at the Association for Institutional Thought Annual (AFIT) Conference in conjunction with Western Social Science Association (WSSA). Salt Lake City, UT. April 13-16.
  • [2011] “Social Surplus Approach and Heterodox Economics” (co-authored with Frederic S. Lee), at the Union for Radical Political Economics (URPE) in conjunction with ASSA Annual Meetings. Denver, January 6-9.
  • [2010] “Social Provisioning Process and Socio-Economic Modeling,” the American Journal of Economics and Sociology Workshop, Kansas City, MO, USA. September 24-26.
  • [2010] “Saving Private Business Enterprises by Means of Market Governance and Market Regulation,” AFIT in conjunction with WSSA Annual Meetings. Reno, NV, April 15-17.
  • [2009] “Business Enterprises and Business Cycles,” at the 4th Bi-Annual Post Keynesian Conference. Buffalo, NY, October 9-10.
  • [2009] “A Post Keynesian Microeconomic Approach to Welfare,” AFIT with WSSA Annual Meetings. Albuquerque, NM, April 15-18.
  • [2008] “The Micro-Macro Synthesis in Veblen’s Institutional Economics,” History of Economics Society Annual Conference (Young Scholars Session). York University, Toronto, Canada, June 27-29.
  • [2008] “The Micro-Macro Synthesis in Veblen’s Institutional Economics” at the URPE in conjunction with Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Annual Meetings. Boston, March 6-9.
  •  [2007] “Heterodox Microfoundations: A Methodological Appraisal” at URPE in conjunction with ASSA Annual Meetings, Chicago, January 4-7.
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Dr. Tae-Hee Jo

Associate Professor
Economics and Finance Department
SUNY Buffalo State
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Book
Book

The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics (2017)

Book
Essays in Honor of Frederic S. Lee

Advancing the Frontiers of Heterodox Economics: Essays in Honor of Frederic S. Lee (2015)

Book
Marx, Veblen, and Foundations of Heterodox Economics

Marx, Veblen, and the Foundations of Heterodox Economics: Essays in Honor of John F. Henry (2015)

Book
Heterodox Analysis of Financial Crisis and Reform (2011)

Heterodox Analysis of Financial Crisis and Reform (2011)