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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 145–176.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Marcuzzo, L. L. Pasinetti, and A. Roncaglia. London and New York: Routledge. Campbell, M. 1989 . Sources of Controversy in Applied Economics. In Controversy in Applied Economics , edited by M. Campbell, M. Hardy, and N. Healey. New York: Wheatsheaf. Deane, P. 1968 . Aggregate Comparisons...
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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 (2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2000
...] 1993 . The Culture and the Economists: Some Reflections on Anglo-American Differences . In vol. 2 of The Sociology and Professionalization of Economics: British and American Essays, edited by A. W. Coats. London and New York: Routledge. Devons, Eli. 1961 . Applied Economics: The Application...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 177–198.
Published: 01 December 2000
... University Press. Young, W., and F. Lee. 1993 . Oxford Economics and Oxford Economists . Basingstoke:Macmillan. Applied Economics in a Political Economy Tradition: The Case of Scotland from the 1890s to the 1950s Alexander Dow, Sheila Dow, and Alan Hutton The two most common understandings...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 227–256.
Published: 01 December 2000
...., and G. McMahan. 1992 . Theoretical Perspectives for Strategic Human Resource Management. Journal of Management 18.2 : 295 -320. Part 3 Applied Fields Personnel/Human Resource Management: Its Roots as Applied Economics Bruce E. Kaufman Personnel management, as the name implies...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 103–126.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Roger E. Backhouse; Béatrice Cherrier This article challenges the widely held notion that developments in computing are sufficient to explain the recent turn to applied economics. Advances in computer hardware were undoubtedly necessary, and they were sufficient to ensure that there were...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 117–144.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... The Very Idea of Applying Economics: The Modern Minimum-Wage Controversy and Its Antecedents Thomas C. Leonard Disagreements among economists rarely breach the academy’s walls. The recent minimum-wage controversy is a significant exception. At first glance, all the sound and fury is a puzzle.1...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of empirical work: it involves a new understanding of the relationship between theoretical and applied work, which raised the prestige of the latter. The meaning of economic theory and applied work and the boundaries between them changed as theory and empirical work alike became more applied in the sense...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (4): 617–637.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Histories of an Applied Field: The Case of Health Economics Evelyn L. Forget The more applied and practical a field of economics is, the less relevant history seems. Analysts who deal with a constantly shifting institutional environment, seeking solutions to problems that were not even conceiv...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 277–291.
Published: 01 December 2005
...David Colander From Muddling Through to the Economics of Control: Views of Applied Policy from J. N. Keynes to Abba Lerner David Colander This essay tells a story of changing views about economists’ conceptions of what economic theory has to say about the role of government...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (3): 497–518.
Published: 01 September 1991
... 0 1991 by Duke University Press CCC 0018-2702/91/$1.50 Cultural Theory as Applied to the History of Economic Thought: A Case Study John W. Houghton The social scientific study of scientific and/or disciplinary knowledge appears to be fraught...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 78–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... with some of the ensuing methodological disputes. The history of AGE analysis reveals how a number of developments, including computerization, have profoundly shaped applied economics. We examine the forces that came together to produce the early growth of AGE analysis, and we consider possible explanations...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 255–285.
Published: 01 June 2013
... for applying economic theory to reveal insights into concrete economic events that have taken place over time. References Aslanbeigui Nahid . 1992 . “ Foxwell’s Aims and Pigou’s Military Service: A Malicious Episode? ” Journal of the History of Economic Thought 14 ( 1 ): 96 – 109...
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History of Political Economy 9895916.
Published: 28 April 2022
... polit­ico-eco­nomic thought. While ordoliberalism and Correspondence may be addressed to Stefan Kolev, University of Applied Sciences Zwickau, Faculty of Business and Economics, Kornmarkt 1, 08056 Germany (stefankolev@fh-zwickau .­de), and to Ekkehard A. Köhler, University of Siegen, Faculty of Economics...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 127–157.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Matthew T. Panhans; John D. Singleton While historians of economics have noted the transition toward empirical work in economics since the 1970s, less understood is the shift toward “quasi-experimental” methods in applied microeconomics. Joshua D. Angrist and Jörn-Steffen Pischke trumpet the wide...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 213–239.
Published: 01 December 2017
...-evidently constructing their observations rather than merely observing them. Apparent anomalies between the constructs and the predictions for economic man led to a fierce debate over the merits of contingent valuation—a debate that hinged on the question of whether economic theory was being “applied...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 58–77.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Paul Erickson This paper makes two related points about the nature of application that are potentially relevant to assessing the recent “applied turn” in economics. First, it draws upon the historiography of the sciences to suggest the kind of rhetorical work performed by distinctions between “pure...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 34–57.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., and equilibrium to generate and test economic hypotheses; and (from the late 1990s) a partial abandonment of economic theory in applied work in the “experimentalist paradigm.” We document these changes by coding the content of all applied micro articles published in the “Top 5 journals” in 1951–55, 1974–75...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 240–263.
Published: 01 December 2017
... allocation mechanisms. I use their study to trace and depict the emerging practice of applied experimental research as a multilayered endeavor which involves an interplay among theoretical, empirical, and practical considerations (akin to economic modeling) that allows the experimenter to move from...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 158–186.
Published: 01 December 2017
... from simply being a passive “tool for decision making,” structured bureaucratic procedures, and formatted the basic concepts of policymaking. In contrast to stories of big theoretical breaks and shifts in economic ideas in the 1970s, the paper finally asks for the continuities of so-called applied...