Associate professor Elizbeth Popp Berman published her second book Thinking Like an Economist: How Economics Became the Language of U.S. Public PolicyHer first book, Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine, won several awards from the American Sociological Association and the Social Science History Association.


"Indispensable. Deeply researched and powerfully argued, it is easily one of the most important studies of American governance in many years."

—Simon Torracinta, Boston Review


“If you want to understand modern policy debates in economics, you need to go beyond the shopworn neoliberalism narrative and explore what economists really are thinking. Elizabeth Popp Berman’s book provides a wonderful guide for doing just that.”

—David Colander, Middlebury College