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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to an agrarian economic theory are best described as the “writing workshop” of François Quesnay rather than as the “physiocraticschool. Quesnay organized and supervised the work of these individuals, who assisted him in a manner clearly reminiscent of that of workshops of artists from late medieval and early...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (1): 25–58.
Published: 01 March 2011
... communities: The writing workshop of Quesnay (ca.1756–ca.1764) and the physiocratic school (ca.1764–ca.1777). This transformation is related to the specific places and cultural spaces in which the two communities evolved; that is, respectively, Versailles and the court, and Paris in the heyday...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (1): 75–108.
Published: 01 February 2022
.... Studying side-by-side the works of the period’s most famous school of political economy, the physiocrats, and one of its most influential naturalists, the Comte de Buffon, the paper demonstrates that the physiocrats adopted not only the term from natural historians but also the conceptual baggage...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (5): 869–904.
Published: 01 October 2023
... that the physiocratic school played a leading role in the emergence of political economy in the second half of the eighteenth century. As early as 1861, going against the tide of opinion at the time, Walras ( 1987 : 139) characterized physiocracy as “the largest, and at the same time the first school of economists...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (2): 435–453.
Published: 01 June 1992
... of Funds Table: Lang’s Tableau of 1815 Gotz Uebe 1. Introduction This article presents the first known flow of funds table, Joseph Lang’s matrix tableau of 1815. Section 1 reviews Lang’s work in relation to his intellectual predecessors, the Physiocratic school of thought. Sec- tion 2...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (2): 217–236.
Published: 01 June 1995
... (one of the two leading positions in government) was the econo- mist Robert Turgot. He appointed several Physiocrats (or kconomistes as their school was described) as well as appointing a grandson of Quesnay’s to his personal cabinet (Schelle 1909, 154). Their highly controversial reform...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 42–73.
Published: 01 December 2003
... central difference from the physiocrats was his distaste for their systems, arising from his sensationist-empiricist impulses: “Sensationist empiricism was the principle of Turgot’s theoretical position in regard to the Physiocratic school.” 62. In Turgot 1913, 2:677. 63. In Turgot 1913, 3:78...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2004
... review of Auxiron’s book, Baudeau (1767, 4:118) nonetheless claims that the author subscribes to the central physiocratic conviction that the earth “is the unique source of wealth.” This must be seen as part of his attempt to enlist Auxiron for the cause of the school, an attempt that explains...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (3): 429–441.
Published: 01 September 1990
... avoidance of revolution . Oxford. Dorfman , Joseph . 1955 . The role of the German Historical School in American economic thought. American Economic Review 45 . 2 : 17 -28. Funchal , Marquês do . 1908 . O Conde de Linhares, Dom Rodrigo Domingos António de Sousa Coutinho . Lisbon...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (4): 525–550.
Published: 01 November 1987
... section illustrate this effort to create a social science.’ The trend in economic theory becomes marked only when their works are viewed against the backdrop of leading authors of the new liberal school, such as J.-B. Say, a friend of several Institute members, and the IdCologue Correspondence...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (3): 453–480.
Published: 01 September 2007
... in 1755 marks the beginning of the physiocratic school, which began in 1756. In addition, it is well known that Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot and Etienne Bonnot de Condillac derived their inspiration from Cantillon. They were among the best economic theorists of the eighteenth century, and both...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 1979
.... Indeed, among many histo- rians of economic thought it is commonly held that the group of Paris-based writers of the eighteenth century who unpretentiously called themselves fes bconomistes comprised not only the “first school of political economy” but also the last of distinctively French...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 March 1995
... are organized around three themes. Four essays deal with the relationship between international trade and economic growth; two essays review the work of Adam Smith and Viner, respectively; and the last two essays review the trade theories of the Physiocrats and later French writers. Of the first group...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the attention that he paid to matters of a fiscal nature. The starting point for his incursions into this area was the critique that he made of the taxation system proposed by Mirabeau and, although no express mention is made of them, by other epigones of the physiocratic school. Writing in a period when...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (3): 531–533.
Published: 01 September 1986
... Aquinas, William Petty, John Locke, Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Karl Marx, and others-all dealt with in Part 1-and FranGois Quesnay and the Physiocrats-the topic of Part 2. Immler’s contribution is that he emphasizes the role and function of the natural environment, and its neglect...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (3): 457–459.
Published: 01 September 1980
... maintains-with an attempt to construct a “general theory of economic systems.” This first volume recounts the historic course of political economy through a detailed examination of the main systematic at- tempts (from the Physiocrats to the Marxian system); but, considering the more general...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (2): 289–298.
Published: 01 June 1987
....” This, he concludes, “precludes the study of varying proportions .”7 Accordingly, Ohlin dismisses, almost without exception, the “English classical school .” Longfield, the Irish economist, is, however, credited with a significant contribution, while Sismondi is also cited as the sole evidence...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 71–89.
Published: 01 December 2012
... inquiry of French economy and society. Our claim is that this program of observation was for Quesnay and the physiocrats no less important than their theoretical investigation. The results of the surveys and agricultural accounts they produced were integrated in some of the physiocrats’ main theoretical...
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History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (2): 327–335.
Published: 01 June 1994
... and E. Schams (1933) indicates the importance attached to this area of research and teaching in Germany around the turn of the century and after, when the historical school dominated. They date the be- ginning of the “scientific epoch” of our subdiscipline of economics from Eugen Duhring ’s...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 1986
... by the indifference among some intellectuals with regard to the impact of Chinese economic thinking on the Physiocrats, particularly Fransois Quesnay. Hu’s views are broadly shared by a number of economists and sinologists such as Gide and Rist (History of economic doctrines, 1960); Joseph Needham (Science...