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History of Political Economy (1973) 5 (1): 050–071.
Published: 01 March 1973
...Michael J. Gootzeit Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 The Corn Laws and Wage Adjustment in a §hart-Run Ricardian Model Michael J. Gootzeit THEREare several vantage points from which...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (1): 01–47.
Published: 01 March 1977
...Samuel Hollander Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Ricardo and the Corn Laws: a revision Samuel Hollander I was delighted to observe in your book...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (1): 151–184.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., Sergio Cremaschi, Heinz D. Kurz, Andrea Maneschi, and two anonymous referees of this journal for their valuable comments on a previous version of this article. Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Thomas Robert Malthus David Ricardo Corn Laws international trade coordination games...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (2): 343–382.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Matthew Smith This article examines Thomas Tooke's (1773–1858) position on the English Corn Laws from 1815 until their repeal in 1846. It shows that like most classical economists, Tooke was a strong supporter of free trade who vehemently opposed the Corn Laws, believing that they generally...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (2): 413–414.
Published: 01 June 2008
... 10.1215/00182702-2008-011 From the Corn Laws to Free Trade: Interests, Ideas, and Institutions in His- torical Perspective. By Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2006. xiii; 426 pp. $47.50. Why did the British Conservative party split in 1846 over the repeal of the Corn Laws...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (3): 393–414.
Published: 01 June 2022
... the economic life of a different country and to deepen his knowledge of the economic consequences of parliamentarism or the Corn Laws. He also developed a specific understanding of the changes occurring in Britain stressing economies of scale, the role of coal for steam, and the horrific situation...
Published: 01 June 2023
Figure 6. Fragment of Marshall's large chronological plate of events ( fig. 5 ), showing several of the events (Corn Law repeal, gold discoveries, poor, bad, and good harvests, the Crimean War) that Marshall in Industry and Trade connects in a detailed causal narrative to explain why More
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (3): 517–529.
Published: 01 September 1995
... (Hollander 1992) that Malthus changed his mind on agricultural protection and that at some time between the publi- cation of the first edition of his Principles of Political Economy and his death in 1834 his previous arguments (for example, Malthus 1815, 47) in favor of the Corn Laws were recanted...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (2): 295–305.
Published: 01 June 1996
... Paul. Malthus , T. R. 1803 . An Essay on the Principle of Population , 2d ed. London: J. Johnson. Malthus , T. R. 1814 . Observations on the Effects of the Corn Laws, and of a Rise or Fall in the Price of Corn on the Agriculture and General Wealth of the Country . London: J. Johnson...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 September 1995
... summarizes his case against my interpretation thus: “There is no clear, unambiguous statement of recantation [by Malthus] on the Corn Laws. Although Malthus in 1826 recommended a reduction in the level of the duty on imported corn, the textual evidence so far produced [in Hollander 19921...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (1): 113–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of International Trade: Part 1, The Classical Theory.” Econometrica 33 ( 3 ): 477 – 519 . Fay Charles R. 1932 . The Corn Laws and Social England . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Groenewegen Peter D. 1968 . “Turgot and Adam Smith.” Scottish Journal of Political Economy...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (3): 366–384.
Published: 01 September 1982
...); and An inquiry into the expe- diency of the existing restrictions on the importation of foreign corn with observations on the present social and political prospects of Great Britain (short title In defence of the Corn Laws) (1833). These, along with other material, have all been reproduced in John...
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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (2): 207–234.
Published: 01 June 1976
.... . . . No idea of Ricardo’s has stood up so well against critical attack, or has so powerfully influenced policy . . . culminating in the repeal of the Corn laws in 1846 . . . as did this analysis [which] by the 1840’s permeated the thought of many [Britishers including the] scores who read...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (3): 359–385.
Published: 01 September 1987
... , William] 1826 . The iniquity of the landholders, the mistakes of the farmers, and the folly and mischievous consequences of the unaccountable apathy manifested by all the other classes of the community, in regard to the Corn Laws, clearly demonstrated by a simple statement of indisputble facts...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (2): 203–218.
Published: 01 June 1985
... Malthus defended the Corn Laws, and with scant success. The virtual unanimity of the classical economists on this question has led historians almost to ignore the theoretical (as opposed to the political) case for protection. One undeserved victim of this neglect has been E. S. Cay- ley, one...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 935–955.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Robert . (1815) 1986 . The Grounds of an Opinion on the Policy of Restricting the Importation of Foreign Corn: Intended as an Appendix to “Observations on the Corn Laws.” In The Works of Thomas Robert Malthus , edited by Wrigley Edward A. Souden David , 7 : 151 – 74 . London...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (1): 37–73.
Published: 01 February 2022
.... Revealingly, in describing the microdynamics of market price formation, prominent neoclassical utilitarians such as Marshall, with his description of a “corn-market in a county town,” and Böhm-Bawerk with his farmers’ horse market, reverted to this classical reservation-value framework. Neoclassical Supply...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 65–110.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., Australia, and the staff of Dixson Library at the University of New England have provided financial and administrative support for this and other research projects over many years. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 T. R. Malthus correspondence J.-B. Say N. W. Senior Corn Laws...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (4): 621–638.
Published: 01 November 1987
... . The Corn Laws and social England . Cambridge. Fraser , L. 1937 . Economic thought and language . London. Garegnani , P. 1983 . ‘The classical theory of wages and the role of demand schedules in the determination of relative prices.’ American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 73...
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History of Political Economy (1981) 13 (1): 95–120.
Published: 01 March 1981
... corn, as successive doses of capital-and-labor were applied to land. With wages per head assumed fixed at the subsistence level by the Malthusian law, profits, as a share of the total produce less rent, would fall-as would the (corn) rate of profits-with continued applica- tions of capital...