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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: The...
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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): 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 of...
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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
.... Wright, P., 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...
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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): 117–144.
Published: 01 December 2000
... : 725 -34. 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...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 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 that...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 78–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 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 (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 the...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 277–291.
Published: 01 December 2005
... University Press. Senior, Nassau William. [1836] 1951 . An Outline of the Science of Political Economy . New York: Kelley. 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...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (4): 617–637.
Published: 01 November 2004
... . Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders. Contested 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...
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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 with...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 264–291.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of development economics theories involved learning in the field and developing new analyses and concepts out of this experience, not just taking ideas from other fields and applying them in a different context. During the 1950s the discipline prospered but, by the 1960s, it faced a crisis, for it...
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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. Correspondence may be addressed to Michael McLure, University of Western Australia, Economics M251, 35 Stirling Highway, WA 6009, Australia; e-mail: michael.mclure@uwa.edu.au . I would...
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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 (2013) 45 (2): 345–349.
Published: 01 June 2013
... observation, by Stephen Ziliak, that Deirdre McCloskey learned “Chicago-style price theory” from Peter Temin, or on the observation that when in Robert Fogel’s workshop at Chicago she applied “Ger­ schenkronianism” to economic history. Malcolm Rutherford’s chapter on Chicago economics and...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (1): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2012
... applied microeconomics. After those brief comments, their discussion evolves into a consideration of Paul Romer’s response to a question about Schumpeter and Barro-type regressions of growth the- ory. Freakonomics is no longer discussed. I fully agree that modern applied policy economics is...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (3): 476–480.
Published: 01 September 1984
... has been a mem- ber of Committee of Economic Development . . . yet Humphrey in office did not apply these ideas .” Despres suggested that business leaders wanted credit for eco- nomic leadership and resented government officials who were undisciplined by a balance sheet. Whereas a socialist...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (Suppl_1): 98–109.
Published: 01 December 2002
... that a “good” econo- mist is not necessarily a “good” historian of economic thought, and vice versa. This line of argument has become increasingly popular since the 1990s,1 being applied to criticize bothmainstream and nonmainstream economists as prone to write mainly “internalist” or even...