Another of Sherwin Rosen’s minor acts of methodological delinquency, this time in his role as co-editor of the Journal of Political Economy, was his asking me to review Alexander Rosenberg’s criticism of the economics profession for drifting further and further into irrelevant mathematical puzzle-solving. My review was basically favorable to Rosenberg, and my memory is that Rosen was quite content with my review.
The reference to my review is:
"Review of: Alexander Rosenberg’s Economics–Mathematical Politics or Science of Diminishing Returns?." Journal of Political Economy 104, no. 3 (June 1996): 655-659.