François Allisson

historian of economic thought

Publications - Books

Value and Prices in Russian Economic Thought (2015) Essays in Honour of Pascal Bridel (2014) Russian Political Economy from Utopia to Social Engineering (2014)

List of publications by type (→ by date)


  1. François Allisson, Value and Prices in Russian Economic Thought: A Journey Inside the Russian Synthesis, 1890-1920. London: Routledge (Routledge Studies in the History of Economics no 173). 180 pages. (details)

Edited Book

  1. Roberto Baranzini, François Allisson (editors), Economics and Other BranchesIn the Shade of the Oak Tree. Essays in Honour of Pascal Bridel. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2014. 554 pages. (details)

Special Issues of Journals

  1. François Allisson, Cléo Chassonnery-Zaïgouche (editors), La dette publique : une histoire longue, Special Issue in Œconomia (History | Methodology | Philosophy), 9(4), 723-829, December 2019. 107 pages.
  2. Amanar Akhabbar, François Allisson (editors), Russian Political Economy from Utopia to Social Engineering, Special Issue of Œconomia (History | Methodology | Philosophy), Part I in 4(1) March 2014, Part II in 4(2) June 2014. 180 pages. (details)

Journal Articles

  1. François Allisson, Thomas Mueller, “From Walras’s Physics Envy To Winiarski’s Mécanique Sociale”, History of Economic Ideas, XXVI(2): 103-123, 2018.
  2. François Allisson, “Н.И. Зибер - Влиятельный ученый-одиночка”, Terra Economicus, 14(4): 84-91, 2016. [Transl. title: N.I. Sieber as a Solitary but Influent Scholar]. (PDF)
  3. François Allisson, “Tugan-Baranovsky on Socialism: From Utopia to the Economic Plan”, Œconomia (History | Methodology | Philosophy), 4(1): 35-53, 2014. (read online)
  4. François Allisson, Nicolas Brisset, “Une approche stratégique du vote. À propos de «Vote par approbation, vote par note»”, Revue économique, 65(3): 681-686, 2014. (web) This paper is a comment of “Vote par approbation, vote par note (Baujard et al., 2013), published in the Revue économique. See their answer to our comment, in the same issue: ”Vote par approbation, vote par note. Une réponse au commentaire d’Allisson et Brisset“ Baujard et al., 2014.
  5. François Allisson, Danila E. Raskov, “Из переписки В.И. Борткевича с Л. Вальрасом: страницы истории Лозаннской школы”, Вестник С.-Петербургского университета (Серия 5), 1: 72-87, 2012. (PDF)
  6. François Allisson, “Une pensée économique russe ? Présentation de l’article ‘Science Économique’ de Tugan-Baranovskij (1899)”, Œconomia (History | Methodology | Philosophy), 1(1): 101-121, 2011. (read online) Contains the original translation in French, from the Russian, of Tugan-Baranovsky’s “Economic Science” (1899). (read online)
  7. François Allisson, “Reception of Walras’ theory of exchange and theory of production in Russia”, The History of Economic Thought, 51(1): 19-35, 2009. (PDF)
  8. François Allisson, Laurie Breban, Pascal Bridel, “Bibliographie des écrits de Clément Juglar (1846-1904)”, Revue européenne des sciences sociales, XLIV(143): 107-124, 2009. (read online | PDF)

Book Chapters, Encylopedia Entries, Published Proceedings

  1. François Alisson, “Penser l’Histoire : la dynamique du capitalisme”, in Samuel Ferey et Sylvie Rivot (eds), Histoire de la pensée économique, chap. 6: 141-163. Paris: Pearson, 2019.
  2. François Allisson, “Rusia y Ucrania”, in Vincent Barnett (ed.), Historia del pensamiento económico mundial, chap. 10: 153-163. Madrid: Ediciones Parainfo, 2017. (Spanish translation of the 2015 chapter)
  3. Roberto Baranzini, François Allisson, “Lausanne School”, in Gilbert Faccarello and Heinz D. Kurz (eds), Handbook on the History of Economic Analysis, Volume II. Schools of Thought in Economics, chap. 19: 281-294. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2016. (web)
  4. François Allisson, “Russia and Ukraine”, in Vincent Barnett (ed.), Routledge Handbook of the History of Global Economic Thought, chapter 10: 102-110. London: Routledge, 2015. (web)
  5. François Allisson, “Samsonoff on Rent Theory: Or, Yet Another Member of the Lausanne School?”, in Roberto Baranzini, François Allisson (eds), Economics and Other BranchesIn the Shade of the Oak Tree. Essays in Honour of Pascal Bridel, chapter 8: 113-122. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2014. (web)
  6. François Allisson, “From Crises to Cycles: Tugan-Baranovsky and the Brockhaus-Efron (1895-1915)”, in Daniele Besomi (ed.), Crises and Cycles in Economic Dictionaries, chapter 17: 343-360. Abingdon, Routledge, 2011.
  7. François Allisson, “Tugan-Baranovsky, Mikhail Ivanovich”, in James Ciment (ed.), Booms and Busts. An Encyclopedia of Economic History from Tulipmania of the 1630s to the Global Financial Crisis of the 21st Century, vol. 3: 842-844. Sharpe Reference, Armonk, 2010.
  8. François Allisson, “Les premiers lecteurs de Walras en Russie (1890-1919)”, in Études d’économie walrassienne, Les Cahiers OMI, Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, HS n°6: 57-75, 2008. Contains the translations from Russian to French of Shaposhnikov, Nikolay, “Walras”, Granat Dictionary, 1912 (original | translation); and of Anonymous, “Walras. Elements d’économie politique pure”, Russian Thought, 1891 (original | translation).


  1. Roberto Baranzini, François Allisson, “Introduction, in Roberto Baranzini, François Allisson (eds), Economics and Other BranchesIn the Shade of the Oak Tree. Essays in Honour of Pascal Bridel, chapter 1: 1-5. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2014.
  2. Amanar Akhabbar, François Allisson, “Russian Political Economy from Utopia to Social Engineering: An Introduction”, Œconomia (History | Methodology | Philosophy), 4(1): 5-15, 2014. (read online)

Book Reviews

  1. François Allisson, Review of “Vincent Barnett. E. E. Slutsky as Economist and Mathematician: Crossing the Limits of Knowledge”, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 34(3), 442-445, 2012. (web)
  2. François Allisson, Review of “Vincent Barnett. A History of Russian Economic Thought”, Œconomia (History | Methodology | Philosophy), 1(3): 459-462, 2011. (read online)
  3. François Allisson, Review of “Vincent Barnett and Joachim Zweynert (eds), Economics in Russia: Studies in Intellectual History”, History of Economic Ideas, XVIII(1): 229-232, 2010.


Abstract of my PhD dissertation

  1. François Allisson, “Value and prices in Russian economic thought (1890-1920)”, Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 6(2): 125-127, Autumn 2013. (PDF)


  1. François Allisson, Victor Bianchini, “Clément Juglar in St. Petersburg (1897)”, Archives Juglar, Centre Walras-Pareto, University of Lausanne, September 2009.
  2. François Allisson, Laurie Breban, “Palimpsestes walrassiens”, on an original idea from Roberto Baranzini, Archives Léon Walras, Centre Walras-Pareto, University of Lausanne, September 2006.