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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 519–538.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Analysis and Political Argument in the United Kingdom James Tomlinson The revival of widespread concern with inequality was a striking feature of early twenty- rst century public and academic debate. For example, the G20 meeting of Ministers from the world s biggest economies in Septem- ber 2015 was...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (2): 515–532.
Published: 01 June 1992
...George D. Choksy Department of Economics, Alma College, Alma, MI 48801-1599. Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 Previously Undocumented Macroeconomics from the 1680s: The Analytical Arguments and Policy Recommendations of Sir Dudley North and Roger North...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (1): 153–181.
Published: 01 March 1992
... ): 417 -23. Zimmerman , C. C. 1936 . Consumption and Standards of Living . London: Williams & Norgate. Income Distribution and the Estimation of the Consumption Function: A Historical Analysis of the Early Arguments J. J. Thomas 1. Introduction In 1969, in the...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 967–970.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Michael Munger Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists and Arguments for the Welfare State . Edited by Backhouse Roger E. Bateman Bradley W. Nishizawa Tamotsu Plehwe Dieter . New York : Oxford University Press , 2017 . xxvi; 250 pp. $74.00 . Copyright © 2019...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (3): 519–543.
Published: 01 September 2009
...) economic argument underpinning the invisible hand of the Theory of Moral Sentiments . It is quite different from the invisible hand argument of the Wealth of Nations , not because of any conflict but because they address different questions. The argument in the Theory of Moral Sentiments allowed Smith to...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (1): 183–200.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Jeffrey L. Callen This study evaluates the extent to which the asset valuation arguments raised by medieval post-Talmudic legal scholars are consistent with modern contingent claims analysis. In particular, this study evaluates the arguments proposed by these scholars in order to rationalize the...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 307–331.
Published: 01 June 2014
... , and then in contrario , Guicciardini through the mouth of two unnamed Florentine speakers develops the arguments pro and contra the proposed progressive tax. After an overview of its initial reception in the public finance literature, this article closely examines the treatise. Although apparently...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 683–698.
Published: 01 November 2011
... writings on usury and that his argument for its immorality is not dependent upon the proposition. These facts, which differentiate Luther from the Scholastic writers, are consistent with his opposition to Aristotelian natural philosophy and the influence of nominalism on his thought. In order to establish...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 591–605.
Published: 01 September 2011
... “new version of an earlier effort [that] extends and hopefully deepens the argument.” The themes of his criticism of what we may call the “classical revival” opened up by Sraffa remain, however, basically the same: that the revival is defective because of some alleged overall misinterpretation of the...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 88–106.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Lionello F. Punzo Relying on historical evidence as well as on rational arguments, this article reconstructs the birth of the neoclassical theory as a key episode of the parallel though interconnected evolution of the aggregate theories of growth and oscillations. As a by-product, it explains why...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 23–48.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Nahid Aslanbeigui; Guy Oakes In the acrimonious British controversy over free trade in 1903–6, tariff reformers advocated protective and preferential tariffs to increase the revenue of the exchequer and unify the British Empire. Their arguments—generally informal and labile—were based on several...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (4): 673–708.
Published: 01 November 2009
... responded with its Brief of Arguments against Public Ownership (1913–17). Resembling a loose-leaf service for lawyers, the Brief furnished opinion leaders with more than three hundred items of evidence, some drawn from economists, about the failings of government-run enterprises. To impart lessons about the...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... satisfactorily resolving it. This article addresses the question by linking Marx’s omission to a larger set of revisions made to arguments he developed in earlier drafts of Capital . It identifies two distinct theoretical accounts of the phenomenon of surplus value in these drafts, based respectively on Marx’s...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (3): 419–444.
Published: 01 September 2009
... University of) Manchester. Keynes reported that a recently discovered set of student lecture notes confirmed his argument. He was subsequently accused of poor scholarship in that regard, because the contents of the one known set of student notes did not tally with his description. It is shown here, however...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (4): 819–841.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Stefano Toso In conclusion, it seems to us that even M. de la Palisse could summarize with short and precise arguments the issue of whether, and when, public debts burden present or future generations.—Maffeo Pantaleoni, “Imposta e prestito in riguardo alla loro pressione” Dipartimento di...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (2): 361–382.
Published: 01 June 2010
... economic arguments to existing literary and biographical ones to buttress this assessment that Utopia is an irony, written to undercut rather than to advance the idealization of a communist social order. Correspondence may be addressed to Samuel Bostaph, Department of Economics, University of Dallas...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 747–772.
Published: 01 November 2010
... specialization and its accompanying psychological orientation toward acquisitiveness. The article begins with a methodological section that attempts to explain the origin of the common misreading of Plato's works and forwards an interpretive framework for situating arguments raised in the Platonic dialogues in...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (1): 61–97.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Shin Kubo This article considers the question of how and why political economy was accepted at English universities early in the nineteenth century, focusing on George Pryme (1781-1868), the first professor of the subject at Cambridge. The central argument is that he relied heavily upon Dugald...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 607–616.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Heinz D. Kurz; Neri Salvadori Mark Blaug has written another paper in which he attacks “Sraffian” economics. He characterizes his piece as “a new version of an earlier effort [that] extends and hopefully deepens the argument.” A careful scrutiny of the paper shows that Blaug reiterates once again...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 373–414.
Published: 01 September 2013
... utility measurement; therefore, they were not cardinalists in the current sense of the term, which is associated with the ranking of utility differences. We also analyze the argumentative strategies adopted by Jevons and Walras to address the conflict between the scientific importance they attributed to...