Ian Hudson

PhD (University of Manitoba)
Department Head / Professor

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Email:   Ian.Hudson@umanitoba.ca  
Phone: (204) 474-9274

Mailing Address:
  Department of Economics
  University of Manitoba
  502 Fletcher Argue Building
  15 Chancellors Circle
  Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3T 5V5

Fields of Specialization

  • Political Economy
  • Ethical Consumption
  • Sustainable Development

Selected Publications


  • (2021) with Mark Hudson. Consumption Polity Press
  • (2019) with Robert Chernomas and Mark Hudson. Neoliberal Lives: Work, Politics, Nature, and Health in the Contemporary United States Manchester University Press
  • (2017) with Robert Chernomas. The Profit Doctrine: Economists of the Neoliberal Period. Pluto Press.
  • (2016) with Robert Chernomas. Economics in the Twenty-First Century: A Critical Perspective. University of Toronto Press.
  • (2013) with Mark Hudson and Mara Fridell. Fair Trade, Sustainability, and Social Change. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • (2013) with Robert Chernomas. To Live and Die in America: Class, Power, Health and Healthcare. Pluto Press.
  • (2010) with Robert Chernomas. The Gatekeeper: Sixty Years of Economics According to the New York Times. Paradigm Publishers.
  • (2007) with Robert Chernomas. Social Murder and Other Shortcomings of Conservative Economics. Arbeiter Ring Publishing.


  • (2019) with Robert Chernomas. "Omission and Commission in the Development Economics of Daron Acemoglu and Esther Duflo," Canadian Journal of Development Studies.
  • (2019) with Anupam Das, Mara Fridell, and Mark Hudson. "Do governments matter? Provincial policy and redistribution in two Canadian provinces, 1990-2010," Review of Social Economy
  • (2019) with Anupam Das and Mark Hudson. "Was There a Transformation in Economic Ideology Between 1960 and 2000?" Studies in Political Economy
  • (2017) with Robert Chernomas. "Genetics vs. history: competing explanations of uneven development," Cambridge Journal of Economics, 1 of 16.
  • (2013) with Mark Hudson and Jason D. Edgerton. "Political Consumerism in Context: An Experiment on Status and Information in Ethical Consumption Decisions," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 72(4).
  • (2013) with Robert Chernomas. "Steven Levitt on Abortion and Crime: Old Economics in New Bottles," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 72(3).
  • (2010) with Robert Chernomas. "Inequality as a Case of Social Murder," International Journal of Health Services, 40(1).
  • (2008) with Mara Fridell and Mark Hudson. "With Friends Like These: The Corporate Response to Fair Trade," Review of Radical Political Economics, 40(1).
  • (2003) with Mark Hudson. "Removing the Veil? Commodity Fetishism, Fair Trade, and the Environment," Organization & Environment, 16(4), December.
  • (2002) "Sabotage versus Public Choice: Sports as a Case Study for Interest Group Theory," Journal of Economic Issues, 36(4), December.