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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 (2022) 54 (4): 687–688.
Published: 01 August 2022
... to a renewed interest within several communities in the history of the social sciences about the topicality of order-based political economy amid the increasingly fragile orders in Western democracies today. The editor of the minisymposium and the contributors express their gratitude to the Center...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (4): 745–784.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., the sociology of science, and literary studies. 1 However, since this renewed interest has been mostly triggered by Germany's peculiar positions on fiscal and monetary policy during the eurozone crisis, the perennial claim that ordoliberalism has been a “German oddity” (Beck and Kotz 2017 ) or even...
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History of Political Economy (2024) 56 (1): 41–72.
Published: 01 February 2024
... – 22 . Lenel , Hans O. 1976 . “ Zum Gedenken an Friedrich A. Lutz .” ORDO–Jahrbuch für die Ordnung von Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft 27 : 3 – 5 . Leonard , Robert . 2010 . Von Neumann, Morgenstern, and the Creation of Game Theory: From Chess to Social Science, 1900–1960...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (3): 549–576.
Published: 01 June 2023
... such that they applied to a specific target system in a new domain. In this article, the argument is that to overcome a set of challenges that hampered the straightforward transfer of game-theoretic models into political science, Riker complemented theoretical and conceptual modifications of von Neumann...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 155–179.
Published: 01 December 2019
... difficulties in managing the growing economy, opened the way to new approaches to Soviet economics. Scholars, primarily at a new Academy of Sciences institute for applying mathematics to economic problems—the Central Economic-Mathematical Institute—developed a series of models and policy recommendations...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (2): 195–233.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., within the discipline itself, to the public policy implications of seemingly unselfish behavior. Then I shall argue that the various efforts to go beyond the self-interest model in economics and political science failed to build a coherent alternative model and produced equally ambiguous policy...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (5): 963–997.
Published: 01 October 2023
..., was a cameralist who, having been trained in cameral sciences at university, tried to apply what he was taught to his industrial policy; second, Beuth's and Rother's industrialization policies accorded with the cameralist way of thinking in creating and promoting new manufacturing industries. Their ideologies were...
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History of Political Economy (2024) 56 (3): 489–512.
Published: 01 June 2024
.... The policy-oriented nature of Tinbergen's mathematical models appears to be closely in line with a more recent strand of literature that has studied economics as an applied or engineering science (Backhouse and Cherrier 2017 ; Duarte and Giraud 2020 ; Morgan 2020 ). This literature has rightly emphasized...
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History of Political Economy (1972) 4 (2): 325–343.
Published: 01 June 1972
..., first as applied to consumer evaluations of economic goods and subsequently developed to cover a wider range of economic quantities, marks a kind of coming of age, when “economic theory was transformed from an art, in many DONALDWINCH is Dem of the School of Social Sciences at the University...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (2): 252–260.
Published: 01 June 1975
... influence on the methodological backup to current orthodoxy. 256 History of Political Economy of payoff in economics compared with, e.g., the applied sciences is simply due to (a) the late date of starting-hence the integral knowl- edge is low12-and (b) the fact that resources devoted...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (1): 119–154.
Published: 01 March 2018
... ‘Techonology’ as ‘Applied Science’: Public Rhetoric of Scientists and Engineers in the United States, 1880–1945 .” Isis 86 ( 2 ): 194 – 221 . Kreilkamp Karl . 1971 . “ Hindsight and the Real World of Science Policy .” Science Studies 1 ( 1 ): 43 – 66 . Kuhn Thomas . 1962a...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... London:Routledge/Thoemmes Press, 1997 . van Daal, Jan, and Albert Jolink. 1993 . The Equilibrium Economics of Léon Walras . London and New York:Routledge. Weintraub, E. Roy, and Philip Mirowski. 1994 . The Pure and the Applied: Bourbakism Comes to Mathematical Economics. Science in Context 7.2 : 245...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (1): 21–49.
Published: 01 March 2001
... attempt to eliminate Hicks’s “glasses” from the mainstream interpreta- tion of Pareto’s theory of choice and show that a coherent philosophical standpoint supported his scientific results. 5. Pareto’s Philosophy of Science 5.1. Pure and Applied Science, or Why Pareto Was Not an Ordinalist...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 10–27.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., he seeks less to de ne engineering than to characterize it in opposition to science: whereas sci- ence is about knowing, engineering is about doing things, that is Introduction 17 5. The notion of applied science has been a controversial one among historians of technol- ogy and on characterizing...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (Supplement): 227–259.
Published: 01 December 1998
.... Mirowski 1994 . The Pure and the Applied: Bourbakism Comes to Mathematical Economics. Science in Context 7 . 2 : 245 -72. Whittaker , E. T 1959 . Biography of Vito Volterra, 1860–1940. In Theory of Functionals and of Integral and Integro-differential Equations . Edited by V. Volterra. New...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (1): 161–168.
Published: 01 February 2022
... to include support for applied science, which meant that social research that promised practical applications potentially fell under the NSF purview. Following debate, Congress passed the Daddario amendment in the summer of 1968, but that was not enough to put an end to controversy regarding the social...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (4): 633–640.
Published: 01 November 1996
... as a neutral observer, insisting that the “professor has a claim to take part in the guidance of economic affairs, which is derived from his sci- entific study.” For Price, economics was “essentially an applied science” (1896, 166). Characteristically, however, Price refused to be drawn...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 30–51.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., this applies particularly under the con- ditions of the state-socialist social order, where the absence of academic autonomies and ideocratic tendencies often prompts political interven- tions with scholarly life. Under such conditions, empirically oriented social science scholarship or, indeed, any enterprise...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 277–291.
Published: 01 December 2005
... 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 about...