James Wible

Phone: (603) 862-3324
Office: Economics, Paul College Rm 360C, Durham, NH 03824
James Wible


  • Ph.D., Economics, Pennsylvania State University
  • A.B., Economics, Wheaton College

Research Interests

  • Economics of Science and Scientific Research
  • Economics, Mathematics, and Philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce
  • Macroeconomics and Philosophy of Science
  • Monetary and Philosophical Thought of Keynes and Hayek

Courses Taught

  • ECON 401: Honors/Prin of Economics Macro
  • ECON 611: Inter Macroeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 653: Law and Economics
  • ECON 676: Economics of Sports
  • ECON 695: Independent Study
  • ECON 698: Top/Economics of Sports
  • ECON 958: Topics in Thought and Method
  • ECON 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Wible, J. R. (2018). A Peircean Perspective on Integrating Economics and Evolutionary Theory. Journal of Economic Methodology, 25(1), 105-111. doi:10.1080/1350178x.2018.1418790

Hoover, K. D., & Wible, J. R. (2017). Ricardian Inference: Charles S. Peirce, Economics, and Scientific Method. CHOPE Working Paper, (2017).

Wible, J. R. (2017). Intellectual Path Dependence in Economics: Why Economists Do Not Reject Refitted Theories. HISTORY OF ECONOMIC IDEAS, 25(1), 237-247. doi:10.19272/201706101011

Wible, J. R. (2016). Scientific misconduct and the responsible conduct of research in science and economics. Review of Social Economy, 74(1), 7-32. doi:10.1080/00346764.2016.1135598

Yalcintas, A., & Wible, J. R. (2016). Scientific misconduct and research ethics in economics: an introduction. Review of Social Economy, 74(1), 1-6. doi:10.1080/00346764.2016.1150731

Wible, J. R. (1992). Fraud in Science An Economic Approach. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 22(1), 5-27. doi:10.1177/004839319202200101

Wible, J. R. (1991). Maximization, replication, and the economic rationality of positive economic science. Review of Political Economy, 3(2), 164-186. doi:10.1080/09538259100000041

Wible, J. R. (1984). The Instrumentalisms of Dewey and Friedman. Journal of Economic Issues, 18(4), 1049-1070. doi:10.1080/00213624.1984.11504306

Wible, J. R. (1984). An Epistemic Critique of Rational Expectations and the Neoclassical Macroeconomic Research Program. Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 7(2), 269-281. doi:10.1080/01603477.1984.11489501

Wible, J. R. (1982). Friedman's Positive Economics and Philosophy of Science. Southern Economic Journal, 49(2), 350. doi:10.2307/1058487

Most Cited Publications