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  • Kincaid, H. Laws and Causality in the Social Sciences. Sage Encyclopedia of Research Methods, ed. S. Delamont, P.  Atkinson, M. Hardy, M. Williams, Thousand Oaks, forthcoming
  • Kincaid, H. Rethinking Positivism. Sage Encyclopedia of Research Methods, ed. S. Delamont, P. Atkinson, M. Hardy, M. Williams, Thousand Oaks, forthcoming.
  • Kincaid, H. Scientific Realism and Economics. The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism, ed. Juha Saatsi. Routledge: London, forthcoming.
  • Harrison, G., Jessen, L., Lau, M. & Ross, D. 2018. Disordered gambling prevalence: Methodological innovations in a general Danish population survey. Journal of Gambling Studies, 34(1): 225-253.https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10899-017-9707-1
  • Kincaid, H. 2018. Debating the Reality of Race, Caste, and Ethnicity. Philosophy of Social Science, 48(2): 139-167. https://doi.org/10.1177/0048393117742878
  • Harrison, G. & Ross, D. 2017. The empirical adequacy of cumulative prospect theory and its implications for normative assessment. Journal of Economic Methodology, 24: 15-165.https://doi.org/10.1080/1350178X.2017.1309753
  • Solomon, M., Simon, J.R., & Kincaid, K. (eds). Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Medicine. Routledge: London, 2017.
  • Harrison, G. & Ross, D. 2016. The Psychology of Human Risk Preferences and Vulnerability to Scare-Mongers: Experimental Economic Tools for Hypothesis Formulation and Testing. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 16: 383-414.https://doi.org/10.1163/15685373-12342185
  • Ross, D. Economics and allegations of scientism. In M. Pigliucci & M. Boudry, eds., Science Unlimited? University of Chicago Press, forthcoming, 2016.
  • Hofmeyr, A., & Ross, D. Team agency and conditional games. In M Nagatsu, ed., Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Social Science: A Dialogue. Bloomsbury, forthcoming, 2016.
  • Ross, D. Neoclassicism forever. In J. Morgan, ed., What is Neoclassical Economics? London: Routledge. 2016. pp. 255-272.
  • Ross, D. Philosophy of economics. In L. McIntryre & A Rosenberg, eds., Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Social Science. Routledge. 2016. pp. 385-396.
  • Ross, D. 2014. Psychological versus economic models of bounded rationality. Journal of Economic Methodology, 21: 411-427. https://doi.org/10.1080/1350178X.2014.965910
  • Ross, D. Philosophy of Economics. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
  • Ross, D. Syndrome stabilization in psychiatry: Pathological gambling as a case study. In H. Kincaid & J. Sullivan, eds., Classifying Psychopathology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 2014. pp. 195-208.
  • Kincaid, H., Daniels, R., Dellis, A., Hofmeyr, A., Rousseau, J., Sharp, C., & Ross, D. 2013. A Taxometric Analysis of Problem Gambling Data from a South African National Urban Sample. Journal of Gambling Studies, 29(3): 377-392.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-012-9316-y
  • Ross. D. 2013. Action-oriented predictive processing and the neuroeconomics of sub-cognitive reward. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36 (3): 225-226.https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X12002166
  • Ross, D., Ladyman J., & H. Kincaid, eds., Scientific Metaphysics. Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • Ross, D. The picoeconomics of gambling addiction and supporting neural mechanisms. In N. Levy, ed., Addiction and Self Control. Oxford University Press. 2013. pp. 38-47.
  • Ross, D. 2012. Notes on coordination, game theory, and the evolutionary basis of language. Interaction Studies, 13: 50-65. https://doi.org/10.1075/is.13.1.04ros
  • Ross, D. 2012. What can economics contribute to the study of human evolution? Biology and Philosophy, 27: 287-297. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10539-011-9250-x
  • Sharp, C., Steinberg, L., Yaroslavsky, I., Hofmeyr, A., Dellis, A., Ross, D., & Kincaid, H. 2012. An Item Response Theory Analysis of the Problem Gambling Severity Index. Assessment, 19(2): 167-175.https://doi.org/10.1177/1073191111418296  
  • Kincaid, H. Theories of Explanation and Issues in the Philosophy of Economics. in Maki, Handbook for the Philosophy of Science: Philosophy of Economics. Elsevier. 2012. pp. 137-159.
  • Kincaid, H. Naturalism and the Nature of Evidence in Economics. in Maki, Handbook for the Philosophy of Science: Philosophy of Economics. Elsevier. 2012. pp. 115- 136.
  • Ross, D. The economic agent: Not human, but important. In U. Mäki, ed., Handbook of the Philosophy of Science, v. 13: Economics. Elsevier. 2012. pp. 691-735.
  • Ross, D. Economic theory, anti-economics and political ideology. In U. Mäki, ed., Handbook of the Philosophy of Science, v. 13: Economics. Elsevier. 2012. pp. 241-285.
  • Ross, D. Neuroeconomics and economic methodology. In J. Davis & W.D. Hands, eds. The Elgar Companion to Recent Economic Methodology. London: Edward Elgar. 2012. pp. 61-93.
  • Ross, D. Mäki’s realism and the scope of economics. In A. Lehtinen, J. Kuorikoski & P. Ylikoski, eds., Economics for Real: Uskali Mäki and the Place of Truth in Economics. London: Routledge. 2012. pp. 181-194.
  • Ross, D. Decision-making and substance abuse: A South African perspective. In G. Ellis, D. Stein, K. Thomas and E. Meintjes, eds., Substance use and abuse in South Africa. Cape Town: UCT Press. 2012. pp. 185-200.
  • Ross, D. Coordination and the foundations of social intelligence. In H. Kincaid, ed., Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Social Science. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2012. pp. 481-506.
  • Ross, D. Cognitive variables and parameters in economic models. In R. Sun, ed., Grounding Social Sciences in Cognitive Science, MIT Press. 2012. pp. 287-314.
  • Ross, D. Addictive, compulsive and other counter-normative consumption. In V. Wells & G. Foxall, eds., New Developments in Consumer Behavior. Edward Elgar. 2012. pp. 323-360.
  • Ross, D. 2011. Estranged parents and a schizophrenic child: Choice in economics, psychology and neuroeconomics. Journal of Economic Methodology, 18: 215-229. https://doi.org/10.1080/1350178X.2011.611024
  • Ross, D. Hayek’s speculative psychology, the neuroscience of value estimation, and the basis of normative individualism. In L. Marsh, ed., Hayek in Mind: Hayek’s Philosophical Psychology. Bingley, UK: Emerald. 2011. pp. 51-72.
  • Kincaid, H. Causal Modeling, mechanism, and probability in epidemiology. In Causation in the Sciences, ed. P. Illari, F. Russo, and J. Williamson. Oxford University Press. 2011. pp. 70-91.