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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 935–955.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Giuseppe Freni; Neri Salvadori; Rodolfo Signorino Malthus’s main economic argument against free corn trade in his Essay on Population concerned the issue of structural change triggered by international trade. Malthus claimed that, in the long run, agricultural countries will develop their domestic...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (2): 449–478.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Lluis Argemí Correspondence may be addressed to Lluis Argemí, Departament de Història I Institucions Econòmiques, Universitat de Barcelona,690 Diagonal, 08034 Barcelona, Spain. Duke University Press 2002 Abel, W. 1980 . Agricultural Fluctuations in Europe . London: Methuen...
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History of Political Economy 53–80.
Published: 26 August 2021
... of the inferential measures derived from probability theory that later came to be central to the idea of statistical inference in economics. This approach is illustrated by the practices of economists of the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the US Department of Agriculture, who regularly analyzed statistical samples...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (3): 551–552.
Published: 01 September 1993
... of feudal agriculture. With Dobb, she argues that the roots of capitalism are to be found in the successful struggle of serfs to become freehold farmers rather than the market forces asso- ciated with increased world trade. Similarly she agrees with Robert Brenner in the more recent critique...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (3): 517–529.
Published: 01 September 1995
... 64 . 130 : 469 -506. Hollander , Samuel . 1992 . Malthus's Abandonment of Agricultural Protectionism: A Discovery in the History of Economic Thought. American Economic Review 82 . 3 : 650 -59. Malthus , T. R. 1815 . The Grounds of an Opinion on the Policy of Restricting...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 September 1995
...Samuel Hollander References Chalmers Papers, Thomas. New College, Edinburgh. Chalmers , T. 1852 . Political Economy. Vol. 2 of Works of Thomas Chalmers . Edinburgh: Thomas Constable. Hollander , S. 1992 . Malthus's Abandonment of Agricultural Protectionism: A Discovery...
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History of Political Economy 27–52.
Published: 26 August 2021
...Paul Burnett In the early 1960s, the agricultural economist Theodore W. Schultz issued a critical assessment of the prevailing tenets of development economics in Transforming Traditional Agriculture . Aimed at educated bureaucrats rather than academic economists, he proposed no new development...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (4): 545–571.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jonathan S. Franklin By no means exclusive, the tendency of agricultural economists to emphasize the field’s historic commitment to applied economics is nonetheless intriguing and worthy of further exploration. If agricultural economists have demonstrated the ability to translate “practical...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 74–100.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... ____. 1971 . Crop Nutrition: Science and Practice before Liebig . Lawrence, Kans.: Coronado Press. ____. 1972 . The Classical Tradition in West European Farming . Cranbury, N.J.: Associated University Presses. Grigg, David. 1982 . The Dynamics of Agricultural Change: The Historical Experience...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 27–45.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Emmanuel Didier What does it mean for a small bunch of civil service statisticians to observe something as huge as the whole American agriculture? What are the eyes that can see this? We answer this question focusing on the actual practice of statistical observation at the beginning...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 93–113.
Published: 01 December 2012
... to agricultural economists, and how they accomplished it. The peasant way of life varied greatly across southern Italy. Knowledge about local varieties and local specificities was embedded contextually and was available only to locals themselves. Observation thus coincided with translation of local features...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 9–31.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... ____. 2004 . Consumer Surplus with Apology: Estimating the Benefits of Recreation Services . Mimeo, Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C. ____. 2005 . The Chicago School of Welfare Economics . Mimeo, Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C. Black, John D. 1929 . Agricultural Reform...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 235–257.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the variety of views that arose among economists as to the significance of Douglas's results and, more generally, the potential value of the type of work he was doing. The second part examines the work of a group of agricultural economists who successfully established the Cobb-Douglas regression as a research...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (1): 101–133.
Published: 01 February 2020
... industries (it is higher in manufacturing industry than in services) and human demand for both agricultural and manufactured goods does not grow continuously and may be saturated. These two principles allowed him to propose a model which attempted to predict the high growth observed after World War II...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 255–285.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., fellowship thesis titled ``Robert Browning as a Religious Teacher'' and to Alfred Marshall's and Herbert Foxwell's assessments of Pigou's second, and successful, fellowship thesis titled ``The Causes and Effects of Change in the Relative Values of Agricultural Produce in the United Kingdom during the Last...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 515–532.
Published: 01 June 2021
... development and the improvement of agriculture, industry, and commerce. It is then when happiness and Cameralist teachings came together to sharpen Romà i Rossell’s science of government to transform the monarchy and underpin the creation of the Spanish nation. Signs of Happiness: A Proposal for a New Spanish...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 571–594.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of agriculture in the Kingdom of Hungary 1773–1848, at that time part of the Habsburg Monarchy. It displays the role of statistical knowledge production in the assessment of the position of Hungary in the monarchy and its importance for the national reform movement. Land, People, and the Unused Economic...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 463–490.
Published: 01 September 2014
... studies, in what different ways it affected economics. The first explores the resonance of the Jansenist culture of several members of the Gournay circle on their methodological approaches and their promotion of agriculture and trade. The second case study focuses on the loan at interest. This article...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (1): 151–184.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and (trade-induced) opulence as two mutually alternative options and, if required to make a choice, he had no hesitation in choosing the former. By contrast, Ricardo excluded any such trade-off, arguing that even in the case of war or poor domestic harvest, foreign agricultural countries would be seriously...
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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...