# Vela Velupillai

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## Vela Velupillai's Degrees

- Bachelors Economics University of Colombo

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(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Kumaraswamy Velupillai is an academic economist and a Senior Visiting Professor at the Madras School of Economics and was, formerly, Professor of Economics at the New School for Social Research in New York City and Professore di Chiara Fama in the Department of Economics at the University of Trento, Italy.

## Vela Velupillai's Published Works

### Published Works

- The impossibility of an Effective Theory of Policy in a Complex Economy (2005) (73)
- Behavioural economics: Classical and modern (2015) (51)
- Some stability properties of Goodwin's growth cycle (1979) (46)
- Computability, complexity and constructivity in economic analysis (2005) (46)
- Computable Foundations for Economics (2010) (45)
- Algorithmic foundations of computable general equilibrium theory (2006) (43)
- Computable Economics: The Arne Ryde Memorial Lectures (2000) (43)
- A Computable Economist’s Perspective on Computational Complexity (2007) (40)
- ECONOMICS AND THE COMPLEXITY VISION: CHIMERICAL PARTNERS OR ELYSIAN ADVENTURERS? (2003) (34)
- Uncomputability and undecidability in economic theory (2009) (33)
- Respecifying the weighting matrix of a quadratic objective function (1978) (33)
- Variations on the Theme of Conning in Mathematical Economics (2007) (31)
- Foundations of Boundedly Rational Choice and Satisficing Decisions (2010) (30)
- Hicksian Visions and Vignettes on (Non-Linear) Trade Cycle Theories (2004) (30)
- A Primer on the Tools and Concepts of Comutable Economics. (2004) (28)
- The Foundations of Computable General EquilibriumTheory (2005) (28)
- Effectivity and constructivity in economic theory (2002) (27)
- Morishima's Nonlinear Model of the Cycle: Simplifications and Generalizations (2005) (27)
- Rationality, computability, and complexity (1990) (26)
- Nonlinear and Multisectoral Macrodynamics (1990) (25)
- Towards an Algorithmic Revolution in Economic Theory (2011) (24)
- A disequilibrium macrodynamic model of fluctuations (2006) (23)
- Nonlinear and Multisectoral Macrodynamics: Essays in Honour of Richard Goodwin (1990) (23)
- Irving Fisher on “Switches of Techniques”: A Historical Note (1975) (22)
- The vintage economist (1998) (19)
- A Stochastic Complexity Perspective of Induction in Economics and Inference in Dynamics (2007) (19)
- Business Cycles: Theories, Evidence and Analysis (1993) (18)
- Taming The Incomputable, Reconstructing The Nonconstructive And Deciding The Undecidable In Mathematical Economics (2012) (17)
- Sraffa's mathematical economics: a constructive 1 interpretation (2008) (16)
- Richard M. Goodwin 1913–1996 (1998) (16)
- Japanese Contributions to Nonlinear Cycle Theory in the 1950s (2006) (16)
- Re-reading Jevons's Principles of Science - Induction Redux (2007) (16)
- Growth Cycles and Multisectoral Economics: the Goodwin Tradition: Proceedings of the Workshop in Honour of R.M. Goodwin (1988) (15)
- Expository notes on computability and complexity in (arithmetical) games (1997) (15)
- Economic Dynamics and Computation-Resurrecting the Icarus Tradition (2004) (15)
- The Computable Alternative in the Formalization of Economics: A Counterfactual Essay (1996) (15)
- Using and Producing Ideas in Computable Endogenous Growth (2005) (15)
- Macroeconomic Theory and Economic Policy : Essays in Honour of Jean-Paul Fitoussi (2004) (13)
- Computing in Economics (2011) (11)
- The Cobb-Douglas or the Wicksell function? — A comment (1973) (11)
- Implicit Nonlinearities in the Economic Dynamics of ‘Impulse and Propagation’ (1992) (11)
- Undecidability, Computation Universality and Minimality in Economic Dynamics* (1999) (11)
- Non‐Linear Dynamics, Complexity and Randomness: Algorithmic Foundations (2011) (10)
- Essays on Computable Economics, Methodology and the Philosophy of Science (2003) (10)
- The Mathematization of Macroeconomics: A Recursive Revolution (2008) (8)
- A Neo-Cambridge Model of Income-Distribution and Unemployment (1983) (8)
- Freedom, Anarchy and Conformism in Academic Research (2011) (8)
- The (Nonlinear) Life and (Economic) Times of Richard M. Goodwin (1990) (8)
- Computable and computational complexity theoretic bases for Herbert Simon’s cognitive behavioral economics (2014) (8)
- Origins and Early Development of the Nonlinear Endogenous Mathematical Theory of the Business Cycle (2012) (8)
- Sraffa’s Economics in Non-Classical Mathematical Modes (2008) (7)
- Theories of the Trade Cycle (1991) (7)
- Existence Proofs in Nonlinear Endogenous Theories of the Business Cycle on the Plane -- The Origins (2012) (7)
- Cooperation between politicians and econometricians and the search for optimal economic policy (1984) (7)
- The Phillips Machine, the Analogue Computing Tradition in Economics and Computability (2011) (6)
- Some Swedish Stepping Stones to Modern Macroeconomics (1988) (6)
- Markets, Money and Capital: A perspective on a Hicksian non-linear theory of the trade cycle (2009) (6)
- Macroeconomics - A Clarifying Note (2009) (6)
- Models of Simon (2017) (6)
- Simulation, computation and dynamics in economics (2015) (6)
- Non-maximum Disequilibrium Macrodynamics (1999) (6)
- REFLECTIONS ON MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS IN THE ALGORITHMIC MODE (2012) (5)
- Inflation, institutions and information : essays in honour of Axel Leijonhufvud (1996) (5)
- Computation in Economics (2010) (5)
- Nonlinearities, Disequilibria and Simulation (1992) (5)
- Constructivity, Computability and Computers in Economic Theory: Some Cautionary Notes (2004) (5)
- Turing's Economics. A Birth Centennial Homage (2013) (4)
- A Note on the Origin of the 'Correspondence Principle' (1973) (4)
- Negishi’s Theorem and Method: Computable and Constructive Considerations (2015) (4)
- Seven Kinds of Computable and Constructive Infelicities in Economics (2016) (4)
- Noncomputability, unpredictability, undecidability, and unsolvability in economic and finance theories (2012) (4)
- Computability and Algorithmic Complexity in Economics (2012) (4)
- The Unreasonable In e ff ectiveness of Mathematics in Economics ∗ (2003) (4)
- The Time-to-Build Tradition in Business Cycle Modelling (2011) (4)
- Max Euwe's Set-Theoretic Observations on the Game of Chess - Introductory Notes (2016) (3)
- Towards a political economy of the theory of economic policy (2014) (3)
- When workers save and invest: Some Kaldorian dynamics (1982) (3)
- A Non‐Linear Model of the Trade Cycle: Mathematical Reflections on Hugh Hudson's Classic (2013) (3)
- Richard Murphey Goodwin (1913–1996) (2017) (3)
- Nonlinearities, disequilibria and simulation : proceedings of the Arne Ryde Symposium on Quantitative Methods in the Stabilization of Macrodynamic Systems : essays in honour of Björn Thalberg (1992) (3)
- Objective functions and the complexity of policy design (1987) (3)
- G.C. Harcourt (1931 (2017) (3)
- Iteration, tâtonnement, computation and economic dynamics (2015) (3)
- On Leif Johansen's classical model of growth (1993) (3)
- The Epistemology of Simulation, Computation, and Dynamics in Economics (2018) (3)
- Inflation, Institutions and Information (1996) (3)
- Postkeynesian Precepts for Nonlinear, Endogenous, Nonstochastic, Business Cycle Theories (2011) (3)
- Business cycles : theories, evidence and analysis : proceedings of a conference held by the International Economic Association, Copenhagen, Denmark (1991) (3)
- DSGE And Beyond – Computable And Constructive Challenges (2011) (3)
- A Chaotic Reformulation of Multiplier—Accelerator Models (1992) (2)
- Algorithmic Economics: Incomputability, Undecidability and Unsolvability in Economics (2017) (2)
- Continuity, Discontinuity and Dynamics in Mathematics & Economics - Reconsidering Rosser's Visions (2011) (2)
- Constructive and computable Hahn–Banach theorems for the (second) fundamental theorem of welfare economics (2014) (2)
- Classical Behavioural Finance Theory (2019) (2)
- What Have We Learned in the Path from Gödel and Turing to Artificial Intelligence (1989) (2)
- The Algorithmic Revolution in the Social Sciences: Mathematical Economics, Game Theory and Statistical Inference (2010) (2)
- Optimum Fiscal Policy when Monetary Policy is Bound by a Rule: Ramsey Redux (1988) (2)
- From the fractals of micro to the chaos of macro (1986) (2)
- Notes on a ‘Constructive Proof of the Existence of a Collateral Equilibrium’ (2016) (2)
- A Note on Lindahl's Theory of Distribution (1983) (2)
- THE UNREASONABLE IN EFFECTIVENESS OF MATHEMATICS IN ECONOMICS (2004) (2)
- Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities in a Mathematical Mode (2006) (2)
- Origins and Early Development of the Nonlinear Endogenous Mathematical Theory of the Business Cycle: Part I - The Setting (2011) (2)
- Learning in a Computable Setting (2000) (1)
- Co-ordinating the Not-Too-Rational: Leijonhufvud’s Macroeconomic Methodologies (1996) (1)
- The 'Minsky Moment' - A Critique and a Re-construction (2010) (1)
- Foley's Thesis, Negishi's Method, Existence Proofs and Computation (2011) (1)
- The Geometrist of Economic Dynamics: Richard Goodwin's Birth Centennial (2012) (1)
- Negishi's Theorem and Method (2011) (1)
- Varieties of Mathematics in Economics- A Partial View (2010) (1)
- Demystifying induction and falsification: Trans-Popperian suggestions (2007) (1)
- Incomputability, Undecidability & Unsolvability in Economic Theory (2013) (1)
- Development Economics without Growth Theory (2010) (1)
- Book Reviews (2003) (1)
- On the definition and detection of structural change (1979) (1)
- The Relevance of Computation Irreducibility as Computation Universality in Economics (2013) (1)
- Algorithmic Social Sciences Research Unit (2010) (1)
- The Fundamental Theorems of Welfare Economics, DSGE and the Theory of Policy - Computable & Constructive Foundations (2011) (1)
- Perspectives on the contributions of Richard Goodwin (2015) (1)
- Bourbaki's Destructive Influence on the Mathematization of Economics (2012) (1)
- On rationalizing expectations using rank-one updates of the Kalman filter (1985) (1)
- Introduction to the Phillips Machine and the Analogue Computing Tradition in Economics (2010) (1)
- The Adaptive Economist: Richard H. Day, 1933-2021 (2022) (1)
- Kenneth J. Arrow (1921–2017) (2017) (1)
- The Algorithmic Revolution in the Social Sciences: Mathematical Economics, Game Theory and Statistics (2009) (1)
- Albert Aftalion and Business Cycle Theory: A Note (2014) (1)
- Reconstructing a Computable and Computationally Complex Theoretic Path Towards Simon's Behavioural Economics (2012) (0)
- Title A Stochastic Complexity Perspective of Induction inEconomics and Inference in Dynamics (2019) (0)
- Euwe ’ s Set-Theoretic Observations on the Game of Chess Introductory (2014) (0)
- Classical – or Cognitive – Behavioural Economics (CBE) versus Modern Behavioural Economics (MBE) 1 (2017) (0)
- Varieties of Mathematics in Economics (2007) (0)
- Oracle and Interactive Computations, Post-turing Thesis and Man–Machine Interactions (2021) (0)
- Conclusions: Reflections and Hopes (2000) (0)
- The Zambelli Attractors of Coupled, Nonlinear Macrodynamics and Knot Theory (2021) (0)
- Book reviews (1989) (0)
- The design of policy and the modelling of macroeconomic fluctuations (1986) (0)
- Notes on a ‘Constructive Proof of the Existence of a Collateral Equilibrium’ (2015) (0)
- Herbert A. Simon (2011) (0)
- Ferdinando Targetti - In Memorium Scholar, Friend, Colleague- and a Gentleman (2012) (0)
- The production and pricing of energy resources:: Advances in the economics of energy and resources, volume 2 edited by Robert S. Pindyck 250 pp, $39.00 (institutions), $19.50 (individuals), JAI Press, Greenwich, CT, 1979 (1980) (0)
- UNDECIDABLE ECONOMIC DYNAMICS (2000) (0)
- Conning Variations on the Theme of in (2007) (0)
- Frank Plumpton Ramsey (1903–1930) (2016) (0)
- Computable and computational complexity theoretic bases for cognitive behavioural economics 1 (2017) (0)
- Newcomb's Paradox -- A Turing Machine Interpretation (2013) (0)
- Book reviews (2000) (0)
- Luigi Ludovico Pasinetti 12 September 1930–31 January 2023 (2023) (0)
- The Chimera of a Complete Analysis of Economic Dynamics (2012) (0)
- Stabilisation Policy -- Phillips before the `Phillips Curve' (2014) (0)
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow. 23 August 1921—21 February 2017 (2019) (0)
- Friedman's Characterization of the Natural Rate of Unemployment (2014) (0)
- Algorithmic Social Sciences Research Unit ASSRU Discussion Paper Series 9 – 2018 / I Zermelo , Euwe and König on Set Theoretic Chess (2018) (0)
- Trento Italy Discussion Paper Series 10 – 02 THE EPISTEMOLOGY OF SIMULATION , COMPUTATION AND DYNAMICS IN ECONOMICS-- ENNOBLING SYNERGIES ♣ (2010) (0)
- Series 2 – 2013 / I Computability theory in economics Frontiers and a Retrospective (2012) (0)
- Foundations of Boundedly Rational Choice and Satis…cing Decisions: Reviving a Simon Tradition (2010) (0)
- Series 2 – 2012 / II Iteration , Tâtonnement , Computation and Economic Dynamics (2012) (0)
- Out-of-equilibrium traverse dynamics the time-to-build tradition (2017) (0)
- It Is Not Too Late - Economics Nobel Prizes for a Trio of Pioneers: Uzawa, Scarf and Negishi (2013) (0)
- One Hundred Years Ago Economic Theory in 1914 (2014) (0)
- Björn Thalberg — Teacher, Mentor and Friend (1992) (0)
- About this Research Review (2011) (0)
- Herbert Alexander Simon: 15th June, 1916–9th February, 2001 A Life (2018) (0)
- Reflections on B P Adarkar's 'Years of High Theory' (1934-1941) (2016) (0)
- A Non-mathematical Non-linear Model of the Trade Cycle: Mathematical Reflections on Hugh Hudson's Classic (2012) (0)
- Borges' Librarian in the Library of Babel as a Turing Machine: An Unreasonable Note (2012) (0)
- Chaotic Economic Dynamics.@@@Nonlinear and Multisectoral Macrodynamics. (1992) (0)
- Newcomb's Paradox: a Subversive Interpretation (2011) (0)
- The wisdom and wit of Sen's contributions to capital theory: some sketches ∗ (2000) (0)
- Growth and Adjustment in Developing Countries: A Gap Model Approach (1992) (0)
- Celebrating the MONIAC. The Ways of Serendipity (2011) (0)
- The Stockholm School of Economics Revisited: The political arithmetics of the Stockholm School (1991) (0)
- Enigma Variations: A Review Article (2020) (0)
- A crooked path along The Gravel Walks (2017) (0)
- Preface Special Issue of Computational Economics Commemorating the Birth Centennial of Herbert Simon (2018) (0)
- Resources, Production and Structural Dynamics: Transformation and resources in the ‘new’ geo-economy (2015) (0)
- Computable Economics: Methodology and Philosophy (Routledge Advances in Experimental & Computable Economics) (2007) (0)
- Series 2 – 2012 / I Computability and Algorithmic Complexity in Economics (2012) (0)
- Notes on Computational Complexity (2000) (0)
- A NOTE ON THE ORIGIN OF THE 'CORRESPOND- ENCE PRINCIPLE' (2016) (0)
- The zeitgeist 1 (2017) (0)
- Alan Turing - A Forbidden Fruit, its Serendipitous Fall and a Poisoned Bite (2014) (0)
- Ideas, Pioneers, and Precursors (2000) (0)
- Negishi’s Theorem and Method: Computable and Constructive Considerations (2013) (0)
- Intuitionistic foundations for economic theory (2017) (0)
- VARIATIONS ON THE THEME OF CONNINGa IN MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS (2007) (0)
- Noncomputability , unpredictability , undecidability & unsovability in economic & finance theories (2017) (0)
- The Modern Theory of Induction (2000) (0)
- Supplementary material from "Kenneth Joseph Arrow. 23 August 1921 — 21 February 2017" (2019) (0)
- Three Contributions to: Alan Turing – His work and impact (2011) (0)
- On Lindahl's theory of distribution (1982) (0)
- The Stockholm School of Economics Revisited: Roundtable discussion (1991) (0)
- In Praise of Fostering Anarchy in Research and Teaching (2010) (0)
- Towards a Classical ♣ Behavioural Finance Theory (2017) (0)
- de Finetti’s theory of probability and its Jaynesian critique (2015) (0)
- Towards an Intuitionistic Constructive Mathematical Economics (2013) (0)
- Complexity Theoretic Bounded Rationality and Satisficing (2010) (0)
- Growth and economic development: Siro Lombardini, (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, Glos., UK; Brookfield, Vermont, USA) ISBN 1 85898 394 0; [UK pound]49.95 (1997) (0)
- Richard M. Goodwin, chaotic economic dynamics: Oxford University Press, Oxford (1990), pp. ix+137, $29.95 (paper) (1992) (0)
- The magic market and the Nobel turn: a review article (2017) (0)
- HUMBUGS and other Exotica -- Celebrating Anwar Shaikh (2013) (0)
- Proofs and Predictions in Human Problem Solving (2018) (0)
- Advanced Computational Complexity Theory from an Elementary Standpoint (2007) (0)
- The Unfashionable Elegance of Tsuru’s Unorthodox Economics: An Essay on Institutional Economics Revisited and Japan’s Capitalism (1995) (0)
- Definitions, Assumptions, Propositions and Proofs in Sraffa’s PCMC (2021) (0)
- Afriat, S. N.: The Market : Equilibrium, Stability, Mythology . (2004) (0)
- 12 Computing in economics (2011) (0)
- Effective Playability in Arithmetical Games (2000) (0)
- Preface Special Issue of Computational Economics Commemorating the Birth Centennial of Herbert Simon (2018) (0)
- Constructing Objective Functions and the Complexity of the Policy Design Process (1986) (0)
- The magic market and the Nobel turn: a review article (2017) (0)
- Reappraising Fix-Point Formalizations of Rational Expectations Equilibria (2005) (0)
- Chasing a few hares: An account of the life and work of AWH Phillips (2016) (0)
- Notes on hierarchic, near-decomposable, causal, evolutionary dynamics (2017) (0)
- A Journey through the Corridors of a Labyrinth -- Borge's Library, Simon's Mazes and Turing's Librarian (2013) (0)
- Heuristics 1 versus algorithms (2017) (0)
- Equality, Absurdity, Subjectivity. Thomas Nagel's Passions for Exact Philosophical Enquiry (2009) (0)
- Herbert Alexander Simon: 15th June, 1916–9th February, 2001 A Life (2018) (0)
- Lance Jerome Taylor (2022) (0)
- Computable and Dynamical Systems Foundations of Bounded Rationality and Satisficing (2011) (0)
- Series 17 – 2011 / II Negishi ’ s theorem and method (2011) (0)
- To the Beat of Different Drumer....Freedom, Anarchy and Conformism in Research (2010) (0)
- Proofs and Predictions in Human Problem Solving (2018) (0)
- Gandy’s Mechanisms Modelling the Rationality of Organizations by March & Simon* (2017) (0)
- Geoff Harcourt: A Portrait (27 June 1931–7 December 2021) (2022) (0)
- 8. Non-Linear Dynamics, Complexity and Randomness: Algorithmic Foundations (2012) (0)
- "Dear Professor Mankiw..."- Reflections on Four Decades of Learning and Teaching Macroeconomics (2012) (0)
- Explorations in Computable Economics (2000) (0)
- de Finetti’s theory of probability and its Jaynesian critique (2015) (0)
- Introduction to the Zambelli Festschrift (2021) (0)
- Computability Theory in Economics - Frontiers and a Restrospective (2013) (0)

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