William Coleman is a Reader in the School of Economics at ANU. He is widely published in the History of Economic Thought and contemporary economic controversies. William Coleman’s principal research interests are in Macroeconomic Theory, the History of Economics, and Monetary Economics. An article drawn from his 1995 book Rationalism and Anti-Rationalism in the Origins of Economics won the History of Economics Society Prize for the best article. His most recent book Economics and Its Enemies (2004) was awarded an Outstanding Academic Title Award by the American Libraries Association. William’s current professional activities are Editor for Agenda: A journal of Policy Analysis and Reform, Columnist for the Social Affairs Unit website, and Convenor of the 2011 Australian Conference of Economists.