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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 34–57.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jeff E. Biddle; Daniel S. Hamermesh We identify three separate stages in the post–World War II history of applied microeconomic research: a generally nonmathematical period; a period of consensus (1960s through early 1990s) characterized by the use of mathematical models, optimization...
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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 (2022) 54 (S1): 283–285.
Published: 01 December 2022
... Experts” (2020, with A. Alvarez and J. Hurtado). Erin Hengel received a PhD in economics from the University of Cambridge in January 2017 and is currently a research fellow at the Social Research Institute at University College London. Her main research interests are applied microeconomic theory...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 292–294.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of Economics and Sociology. She is cur- rently the secretary of the History of Economics Society. Matthew Panhans received his PhD in 2017 from Duke University. His research focuses on healthcare, applied microeconomics, and the history of applied economics. John D. Singleton is assistant professor...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (Supplement): 53–81.
Published: 01 December 1998
... guns in a bunker. Kindleberger (1991) and Galbraith (1981) both have written eloquently about the exhilaration of applying their analytic tools to the questions of where and when to drop bombs on the enemy. The conspicuous success of microeconomics in answering such questions, almost in the manner...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (4): 687–712.
Published: 01 November 1991
... of Political Economy 23:4 (1991) I want to relate these remarks to Weintraub's (1988) attempt to dem- onstrate that the GE program is empirically progressive. Weintraub gives an accurate description of what is going on in applied microeconomics. He shows that particular interpretations have...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 827–861.
Published: 01 October 2020
...-building par excellence (6). The prob- lem-solving methodology corresponds to applied microeconomics, which is most often carried on with a particular applied problem, and some- times even a particular body of empirical data, in view (2). Solow also notes in that text that the problem-solving approach...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (1): 30–63.
Published: 01 March 1979
... of growth theory from that of public finance influence the pedagogy of each quite differently, whereas two special- ties in applied microeconomics can have a common pedagogy in the 3. Lakatos’ definition of the logic of appraisal is technocratic, and hence objective, to a fault. A rival theory...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (Supplement): 184–207.
Published: 01 December 1996
... theory, international trade theory, industrial organization theory, agricultural economic theory, labor market economic theory (the two latter as applied microeconomic theory), economic development theory, mathematics, statistics, econometrics. **Includesgeneral economic history, history...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (2): 217–250.
Published: 01 April 2022
... as conjectures whose reliability/relevance ought to be evaluated by applied macroeconomists. Third, they both believed that those microfoundations had to be different from general equilibrium theory, thereby paving the way for an alternative microeconomics. 33 Thus, condition 3 disclosed the very purpose...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (4): 617–637.
Published: 01 November 2004
... emerging elsewhere may be borrowed and applied in this field. Health economics is, for the most part, applied microeconomics. It borrows and adapts tools used elsewhere by other economists. There is, however, one area of health economics that is fundamentally unique. It develops tools used nowhere...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (Supplement): 202–224.
Published: 01 December 1998
... into an exercise in applying microeconomic theory and welfare economics to the analysis and evaluation of legal rules. The Transformation of Law and Economics: Coase as “Accidental Tourist” Perhaps the greatest irony of the transformation of law and economics is that the work on which this transformation...
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History of Political Economy (1970) 2 (1): 66–96.
Published: 01 March 1970
... economic theory incorporating cultural values. In examining neoclassical theory, Weber did not believe that “the abstract theories of price, interest, rent, etc. . . . can . . . be validly applied to the derivation of quantitatively stated conclusions from given real premises, since given...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 283–304.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Dorfman, Robert, Paul A. Samuelson, and Robert M. Solow. 1987 . Linear Programming and Economic Analysis . New York: Dover. Feiwel, George R. 1985 . Some Perceptions and Tensions in Microeconomics: A Background. In Issues in Contemporary Microeconomics and Welfare , edited by George R. Feiwel...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 1980
... economics. It is my considered judgment that Ayres’ instrumental theory of normative value and the microeconomic theory of ex- change value or price are not contradictory or incompatible, because the two theories apply to different levels of generalization and deal with different kinds...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (3): 493–504.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Robert B. Ekelund, Jr.; Robert F. Hébert The achievements of Jules Dupuit (1804–1866), French engineer and economist, policymaker and molder of the canon of neoclassical microeconomic theory, are displayed in their entirety through Yves Breton and Gérard Klotz‘s compilation of his collected works...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 1980
...’ instrumental theory of normative value and the microeconomic theory of ex- change value or price are not contradictory or incompatible, because the two theories apply to different levels of generalization and deal with different kinds of problems. Ayres’ theories deal with broad and general...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 228–245.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of the Commodity Space, Behavioral Heterogeneity, and the Aggregation Problem. Journal of Economic Theory 57 : 1 -35. Grodal, B. 1996 . Profit Maximization and Imperfect Competition. In Economics in a Changing World. Vol. 2 of Microeconomics , edited by B. Allen. New York: St. Martin's. Hands, D. W...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (4): 566–568.
Published: 01 November 1975
... marginal productivity theory the crucial theoretical issue has always been the question of exhaustion of the total product. Until the 1940’s the issue was handled within the Walrasian general equilibrium model by use of Euler’s theorem, but that applied only to the perfectly competitive...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (4): 568.
Published: 01 November 1975
... of marginal productivity theory; modern capital theory) are partially misrep- resented; no attempt is made to apply empirical tests to theories; excessive use is made of analogy rather than rigorous proof; concepts are often poorly defined. The chief problem is excessive formalism, by which...