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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 174–177.
Published: 01 March 1990
...) English historical economics, 1870-1 926: the rise of economic history and neomercantilism. By Gerard M. Koot. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987. viii, 277 pp. $39.50. History and the economic past: an account of the rise and decline of economic history in Britain. By D. C...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 699–742.
Published: 01 November 2011
... . Amsterdam : Thesis Publishers . Hayek’s Business Cycle Theory during the 1930s: A Critical Account of Its Development Constantinos Repapis Hayek’s first rise to academic prominence was through his work as a busi- ness cycle theorist. His efforts to complete a business cycle theory1...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (3): 312–322.
Published: 01 September 1982
... Economy 10 : 1 -192. History of Political Economy r4:3 0 1982 by Duke University Press Diamonds, water, and 2 goods: an account of the paradox of value David Levy The new theory of consumer behavior...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (Suppl_1): 263–271.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Matthias Klaes Confusion and “Interstanding”: A Figured Account of Hope Matthias Klaes Confusion is properly a mixture of such liquid things as are fluid, and of one and the same nature. —John Woodall, The Surgions...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 16–43.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Harro Maas This essay examines the importance of an accounting culture for the rise of marginalism in Victorian England. I trace the use of accounting tools in family and private life to fend off uncertainties in the market and to enhance moral control of the self, examining the use of diaristic...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (4): 589–616.
Published: 01 November 2004
... and Function of Price Indexes: A Historical Accounting H. Spencer Banzhaf At least when speaking theoretically, most economists today are likely to define a price index for measuring the cost of living in explicitly utilitar- ian terms. That is, they would define it as the ratio of expenditure func...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (2): 339–375.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... Australian Economic History Review 11.1 : 63 -69. Castles, Ian. 1990 . Australian National Accounts: Concepts, Sources, and Methods . Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. Clark, Colin. 1932 . The National Income, 1924-1931 . London: Macmillan. ____. 1938 . National Income and Outlay...
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History of Political Economy (1970) 2 (2): 284–315.
Published: 01 June 1970
...John W. Kendrick Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 The Historical Development of National-Income Accounts John W. Kendrick THEF~RST ESTIMATE of national income was made for England by Sir William Petty in 1665...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (4): 713–734.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Einar Lie The “Protestant” View: The Norwegian and Scandinavian Approach to National Accounting in the Postwar Period Einar Lie Around the 1930s, many countries began developing a systematic prac- tice of keeping national accounts—comprehensive statistical systems that could provide...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 213–234.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Flavio Comim Richard Stone and Measurement Criteria for National Accounts Flavio Comim John Richard Nicholas Stone was a prolific and innovative writer. His contribution to economics covered a wide range of areas including em- pirical analysis of consumer behavior, economic growth...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 200–220.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Nicholas Crafts This paper examines the use of growth accounting by economic historians developed following Robert Solow's famous 1957 paper. Several general tendencies are identified, including a desire to account for Solow's residual and a reluctance to adopt the data-demanding methodological...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 455–472.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Eleanor Newbigin Modern forms of national accounting are widely understood to have emerged within the context of rivalry between the western powers and attempts to manage the economic fallout of World War I. There has been little consideration of the way in which imperialism shaped debates...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (S1): 81–110.
Published: 01 December 2021
... orientations. By analyzing the financial programming tool, the article shows that the treatment of basic national accounting identities neglects variables like household consumption even when alternative methods exist. Changes in methods may be discarded to ensure the legibility of economic works over...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 307–339.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Onur Özgöde Scholars working on the history of economics and economic governance assume national income accounting emerged naturally out of Keynesian concerns with economic growth and wartime needs. This paper provides an alternative and more complex genealogy, arguing instead that income...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... satisfactorily resolving it. This article addresses the question by linking Marx’s omission to a larger set of revisions made to arguments he developed in earlier drafts of Capital . It identifies two distinct theoretical accounts of the phenomenon of surplus value in these drafts, based respectively on Marx’s...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (3): 451–468.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Maria Pia Paganelli Adam Smith's account of commercial societies as societies of strangers may be read as a moral defense of commercial societies. A society of strangers can be a fostering environment for moral development. Smith's account of moral development echoes his contemporaries' accounts...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 316–331.
Published: 01 December 2016
...-part account of human choice, is a functional theory amounting, after some years of evolution, to a classification of types of deviation from “rational” reward maximization. Animal choice, on the other hand, can be explained causally as the outcome of competition between a set of possible responses...
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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 (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 221–240.
Published: 01 December 2009
... from growth theory to development economics. In the last two decades, augmented Solow models, endogenous growth models, and exercises in development accounting have proliferated. Nevertheless, it is argued, the formalization of development economics and the post-1980 dominance of neoclassical...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 539–560.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... This change of definition was closely associated with changes in the preferred measurement of development, from average income (based on national income accounting) to the proportion of the population holding certain characteristics of what it meant to live in poverty (instantiated in various index number...