Franklin & Marshall College Franklin & Marshall College

Eiman O. Zein-Elabdin

Professor of Economics
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Office: STA325

Professional Biography

Recent scholarship:

“Postcolonial Theory and Economics: Orthodox and Heterodox,” in Postcolonial Economies: Rethinking Material Lives, Jane Pollard, Cheryl McEwan, and Alex Hughes (eds.), London: Zed Books, 2011.

“How Does an African Student of Economics Make Sense of Robinson Crusoe?” in Robinson Crusoe: The Construction and Deconstruction of Economic Man, Ulla Grapard and Gillian Hewitson (eds.), London: Routledge, 2011.

“Postcoloniality and Development: Development as a Colonial Discourse,” in Dimensions of African Development: Theory and Practice, Lansana Keita (ed.), Dakar, Senegal: Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, 2011. 

"Economics, Postcolonial Theory, and the Problem of Culture: Institutional Analysis and Hybridity," Cambridge Journal of Economics, November, p. 1153-1167, 2009