Annals of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics, History and Political Science

The Annals is a forum for the free exchange of ideas
among scholars working in the field of social sciences

Annals of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi is a peer-reviewed academic journal aiming to promote interdisciplinarity as a method of scientific inquiry and a highly relevant issue in social sciences.

Based on the tradition of Annali della Fondazione Luigi Einaudi, founded in 1967, the Annals, which publish two issues per year, aim at facilitating communication and encouraging cross-fertilization of ideas among both established international scholars and younger scholars working in the field of history, economics, political science, and other social disciplines. Its articles have rigorous style and language, but are accessible to scholars belonging to different fields of social sciences.
The Editors welcome submissions from all social science disciplines across a broad variety of topics that support the mission of the Journal; manuscripts must adhere to the Instructions to authors.

The Annals is an open access journal. The whole collection of issues is published online (there are no submission or publication charges) on this website.

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ISSN: 2532-4969

Marshall Sahlins's "Stone Age Economics"

A Semicentenary Estimate

Current issue (Vol. LV 1 - 2021)

Introduction to the Symposium “Marshall Sahlins’s ‘Stone Age Economics’, a Semi-Centenary Estimate”

Mario Cedrini and Roberto Marchionatti

On the Spirit of the Gift that Is ‘Stone Age Economics’

Chris Gregory

Hunter Gatherers and the Crisis of Civilization

John M. Gowdy

The Original Affluent Society and the Culture of Scarcity

Nicholas Xenos

Sahlins and a Kind of Anthropology

James G. Carrier

Reconciling Spirit and Contract? Marshall Sahlins and the “Essai sur le don”

Philippe Chanial and Ilana F. Silber

From the Continuum of Reciprocities to the Multiplicity of Perspectives. Problematising Sahlins’ Triad into Animist Ontologies

Pol Llopart i Olivella

The Housewife and the Home: Stone Age Economics and Insights For US (and Global North) Economies

Karen Ho

Conjectural History and Empirical Data. A Deep History of the Human Condition

Osvaldo Raggio

Has Money Transformed Our Brains? A Glimpse into Stone-Age Neuroeconomics

Sacha Bourgeois-Gironde

The Surplus Approach, the Polanyian Tradition, and Institutions in Economic Anthropology and Archaeology

Sergio Cesaratto and Stefano Di Bucchianico

Divine Kingship in the Firm: Reciprocity, Organizational Culture, and Founder Cults

Giuseppe Danese

David Graeber, Bureaucratic Violence, and the Critique of Surveillance Capitalism

Veronica Barassi

Cosmic Economics

Marshall Sahlins

British Imperial Administration and the “Thin Crust of Order”: Society, Constitution, and Diplomacy in the Political Thought of Lord Elgin

Matilde Cazzola

From Pareto to Bridgman: The Operational Turn of Samuelson, Sraffa and Leontief

Luca Timponelli

Review of Massimiliano Vatiero, ‘The Theory of Transaction in Institutional Economics. A History’, Abington and New York: Routledge, 2020

Marco Giraudo

Review of ‘Cultural Considerations Within Austrian Economics’, by Virgil H. Storr and Arielle John, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020

Jacopo Marchetti

Review of Ricardo F. Crespo, ‘The Nature and Method of Economic Sciences. Evidence, Causality and Ends’, London: Routledge, 2020

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