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History of Political Economy (1 December 2012) 44 (suppl_1): 137–159.
Published: 01 December 2012
...José M. Edwards Although involved in projects of influential institutions like the Cowles Commission, the NBER, and the Michigan Survey Research Center, George Katona, the “pioneer student and chief collector of consumer anticipations data” (Tobin 1959, 1), is virtually absent from accounts of the...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 2017) 49 (2): 267–314.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Robert Fredona; Sophus A. Reinert This paper sketches the intellectual history of the Research Center in Entrepreneurial History, founded at Harvard in 1948, which helped established the contours of business history as a discipline. This history was shaped by the rivalry between N. S. B. Gras, the...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 2019) 51 (3): 401–423.
Published: 01 June 2019
... . Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Lawrence R. Klein history of macroeconometric modeling Cowles Commission MIT Survey Research Center References Acosta Juan Pinzón-Fuchs Erich . Forthcoming . “ Peddling Macroeconometric Modelling and Quantitative Policy Analysis: The...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2018) 50 (3): 563–570.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Contemporary Economics seminar, and the Center for the History of Political Economy lunch seminar who have offered many useful oral comments. I also thank Till Düppe, Tiago Mata, Verena Halsmayer, and Nicolas Brisset for useful written comments. References Ambirajan S. 1981 . “ India: The...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2002) 34 (Suppl_1): 137–147.
Published: 01 December 2002
... more researchers undertaking regular work in this area, but they are also more dispersed. However, the main centers of production are the economics faculties at the Universities of Barcelona, Complutense in Madrid, Va- lencia, and Zaragoza. HET in Spain and Portugal...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2016) 48 (3): 373–421.
Published: 01 September 2016
... . Other Histories of Recent Economics: A Survey Philippe Fontaine A quarter of a century ago, a researcher working in the Department of Philosophy at York University wrote an intriguing article. Published in the leading journal in the field, “Breaking Away: History of Economics as History...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2017) 49 (3): 451–468.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the move from geocentric to heliocentric understandings of the solar system. If we imagine ourselves at a distance from our own position, we humble the arrogance of our self-love as we realize we are not the center of the universe. In The Theory of Moral Sentiments , Smith describes the realization...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 2011) 43 (1): 161–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
... school was based at Cambridge, England, while his cognitive school encompassed important centers of support else- where in Britain (notably at the LSE and Oxford) and in the United States (especially at Harvard) and Canada. Another terminological debate revolves around the use of research...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 57–85.
Published: 01 December 2001
... nation, the call to a 22. See Danbom 1987. Julie Reuben (1996) has shown that the turn to a public rhetoric of science and efficiency was matched by a turn in the newly emerging research universities from seeing the religiously oriented social sciences as the moral center of undergraduate...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2012) 44 (suppl_1): 46–70.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Vincent . 2004 . “ Catalysing Growth? Mendeleev and the 1891 Tariff .” Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology , ser. A , 22 : 123 – 44 . ———. 2005a . “ D. I. Mendeleev, Russian Protectionism, and German Political Economy .” In Deutsche und russische Okonomen im Dialog...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 283–304.
Published: 01 December 2006
... at t = 2, and 292  Kyu Sang Lee the center uses the complete description of the agents’ characteristics in calculating the outcome functions. In an attempt to accommodate the research imperative, Hayek’s information problem, within the ambit of the conceptual construct in question, message...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2018) 50 (4): 735–775.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Douglas A. Irwin Over the last decade, there has been an outpouring of scholarly research on the Chicago school of economics and its leading figures. This paper provides a selective survey of this research, focusing in particular on (1) the origins of a distinctive Chicago economics in the 1930s...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2016) 48 (3): 423–447.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Roger E. Backhouse; Harro Maas This article traces the attempts of W. Rupert Maclaurin to improve the research profile of economics at MIT through establishing a research project on the economics of innovation, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation. The project is important because it marks a...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 2013) 45 (2): 187–221.
Published: 01 June 2013
... young economist. His research and teaching roles in London and Cambridge are covered, together with his work for the Fabian Society and his links with the anti-imperialist movements centered in London in the 1930s and 1940s. The aim of the essay is to shed light on this highly significant but little...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2014) 46 (suppl_1): 15–44.
Published: 01 December 2014
...” was then shaped during the fifties, one influenced by the demands of engineers, scientists, and business students, and somewhat eclipsed by the promising interdisciplinary research programs emerging in the newly founded Center for International Studies. During the sixties, MIT economists instantiated...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2012) 44 (suppl_1): 71–89.
Published: 01 December 2012
... rang- ing from one single query—“Whether hail is frequent [in this location or notto two items on winds and heats that comprise several queries. Some themes are longer than others: those that can be related to Quesnay’s research program such as “Territory,” “Cultivation of land,” “Population...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2011) 43 (suppl_1): 166–187.
Published: 01 December 2011
... George Katona’s Survey Research Center at the Univer- sity of Michigan to further investigate consumption decisions. Tobin (1955) spent a semester at the Survey Research Center in 1953–54 as one of the center’s postdoctoral fellows funded by the Carnegie Foundation. In house- hold surveys of...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2012) 44 (suppl_1): 185–205.
Published: 01 December 2012
...” in nature, and the types of field research outlined here fell out of favor. The Steelworkers Fitch’s study of steelworkers was a part of the Pittsburgh Survey con- ducted in 1907 and 1908 under the direction of Paul U. Kellogg and funded by the Russell Sage Foundation. The survey produced...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2017) 49 (Supplement): 213–239.
Published: 01 December 2017
... scientist). According to Richard Carson (2011), Davis was unaware of earlier suggestions to use surveys and devel- oped his ideas while taking a course from Stanley Stouffer, one of the leading US survey researchers. Davis was supported by an RFF disserta- tion fellowship and completed his...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2013) 45 (4): 567–612.
Published: 01 November 2013
... boulevard du Port, 95011 Cergy-Pontoise cedex, France ( yann.giraud@u-cergy.fr ). In the course of this research, we benefited from the material help of several institutions, including Duke University, EconomiX, INED, the Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago), the Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College...