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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (3): 436–437.
Published: 01 September 1976
... KARENI. VAUGHN The Mathematical Revolution in Soviet Economics. By Alfred Zauberman. London, New York, and Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1975. Pp. 62. $9.00. The raison d’Ctre of this very short and very expensive volume is to provide a nontechnical insight...
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History of Political Economy (2024) 56 (3): 467–488.
Published: 01 June 2024
... between the major protagonists, and to get a better idea of how various contacts across national and disciplinary borders, as well as across multiple local and global identities, could contribute to the postwar “tool shock” (Isaac 2010 ) in mathematical economics. By this time, Soviet mathematics...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 155–179.
Published: 01 December 2019
... difficulties in managing the growing economy, opened the way to new approaches to Soviet economics. Scholars, primarily at a new Academy of Sciences institute for applying mathematics to economic problems—the Central Economic-Mathematical Institute—developed a series of models and policy recommendations...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 435–461.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Ivan Boldyrev; Olessia Kirtchik In this article we address the story of developments in general equilibrium theory in the Soviet Union during the 1970s through the lens of a single biography. The Soviet advances in mathematical economics give an occasion to reflect on the extension of the Walrasian...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 180–203.
Published: 01 December 2019
... countries. Even more intriguingly, Braverman s theory of the real Soviet economy did not ˆt into the main trends in Soviet mathematical economic analysis, which dealt either with the optimization of centralized planning or with its decentralized versions often interpreted in terms of market socialism...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 100–126.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Yakov Feygin This article examines the career of Yakov Kronrod, a Soviet economic theorist, in the context of the larger transformation of Soviet economics in the post-Stalin period. It argues that Kronrod’s debates with his rivals in the “Mathematical Economics” and “Moscow State University...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 270–293.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by encouraging research collaboration, sharing ideas, and freely moving across various disciplines. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 cybernetics social choice rationality control theory Soviet mathematical economics I am deeply grateful to Fuad Aleskerov, Salvador Barberà, Olessia...
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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (3): 435–436.
Published: 01 September 1976
...”) and incompatible with mar- riage and a family is likely to irritate her female readers. University of Tennessee KARENI. VAUGHN The Mathematical Revolution in Soviet Economics. By Alfred Zauberman. London, New York, and Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1975. Pp. 62...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 127–151.
Published: 01 December 2019
... heralding the direction of his life s work.6 In 1973 he moved to the Central Economic Mathematical Institute (CEMI), the heart of Soviet mathemat- ical reformist economics, before joining the newly formed Institute for the Forecasting of Scienti€c and Technical Progress in 1986. Yaremenko s intellectual...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 204–227.
Published: 01 December 2019
... .” Annual Review of Anthropology 42 : 327 – 43 . Leeds Adam . 2016 . “ Dreams in Cybernetic Fugue: Cold War Technoscience, the Intelligentsia, and the Birth of Soviet Mathematical Economics .” Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 46 ( 5 ): 633 – 68 . Majone Giandomenico...
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History of Political Economy (1969) 1 (1): 187–216.
Published: 01 March 1969
... on economics and economists. The growing professionalism in Soviet society and the cross-fertilization of fresh ideas advanced in different fields have played an important role. Expanding contacts with Western economic theories and with the related fields of econometrics and mathematical economics...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (1): 48–75.
Published: 01 March 1974
..., nos. 1 -2 ( 1967 ). Zauberman , A. “The Soviet Debate on the Law of Value and Price Formation.” In Value and Plan , ed. G. Grossman, p. 17 -46. Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1960 . Zauberman , A. “The Rapprochment Between East and West in Mathematical-Economic Thought.” Manchester...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (4): 691–693.
Published: 01 November 1986
.... In conclusion, the essays are informative, stimulating and well executed with an economy of style. St. Lawrence University JEFFREY T. YOUNG Socialism, planning and optimality: a study in Soviet economic thought. By Pekka Sutela. Helsinki: Finnish Society of Science...
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History of Political Economy (2024) 56 (1): 170–173.
Published: 01 February 2024
...). The same happened in the Soviet Union, where the authorities gave an “official approval of mathematical economics” in the mid-1960s; however, this recognition did not extend much beyond scientific prizes (Belykh, 274). Research on optimal planning took off after the Second World War...
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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (3): 367–379.
Published: 01 September 1976
.... Romanov. 1972 . “Logistic Curve and Some Related Problems”. Ekonomika i matematicheskie metody 8 : 763 -68. Hadley , G. 1962 . Linear Programming . Reading, Mass. Hardt , J. P. , M. Hoffenberg, and H. S. Levine, eds. 1967 . Mathematics and Computers in Soviet Economic Planning...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (1): 137–168.
Published: 01 March 1999
... of the Theory of Functions in the 1930s. In Golden Years of Moscow Mathematics , edited by Smilka Zdravkovska and Peter L. Duren. Providence, R.I.: American Mathematical Society. Dobb , Maurice. 1966 . Soviet Economic Development since 1917 . London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Friedman...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (5): 1002–1005.
Published: 01 October 2022
... approach was enshrined in the State Statistical Bureau (SSB, established in 1952). SSB statisticians consulted with Soviet counterparts, invited Soviet experts for conferences and training visits, and adopted the Soviets’ rigid distinction between mathematical statistics (abstract, grounded in probability...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 75–99.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Oleg Ananyin; Denis Melnik The article traces trends in Soviet economic discourse from the 1920s until perestroika. We examine the works of leading political economists of this period through the lens of debates on market exchanges under socialism—the central theoretical issue of the political...
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History of Political Economy (1973) 5 (1): 215–242.
Published: 01 March 1973
...- versity teaching of economics in the USSR, but academic economics reflected generally the role and position of the economic profession in Soviet society. Perhaps most relevant for our interest in the history of economic thought would be a brief summary of the teaching of economics at Moscow...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (3): 395–421.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of Warren Nutter's research on Soviet economic growth, we learn how Nutter used “travelers' tales” to fill in the gaps of missing Soviet data but also to understand how that data system was constituted. As McCloskey had argued, good science relies on effective rhetoric intertwining multiple forms...