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History of Political Economy (1 November 1989) 21 (4): 641–659.
Published: 01 November 1989
... Smith's politics . London: Cambridge University Press. History of Political Economy 21:4 0 1989 by Duke University Press CCC 0018-2702/89/$1.50 The butcher, the baker, and the policy-maker: Adam Smith on public choice...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 1989) 21 (4): 659–660.
Published: 01 November 1989
...: Iowa State University Press. Williams, E. N. 1970. The ancien rtgime in Europe: government and society in the major states, 1648-1789. New York: Penguin Books. Winch, Donald. 1978. Adam Smith’s politics. London: Cambridge University Press. ADAM SMITH AND PUBLIC CHOICE: A REPLY...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 2011) 43 (1): 225–246.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Steven G. Medema Public choice is one of the few examples of a “creative community” emerging from within the professional academic structures of economics in the postwar period. This article examines the early development of the public choice movement at the University of Virginia and how this...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 2018) 50 (1): 1–48.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Catherine Herfeld This article traces a normative turn between the middle of the 1940s and the early 1950s reflected in the reformulation, interpretation, and use of rational choice theories at the Cowles Commission for Research in Economics. This turn is paralleled by a transition from Jacob...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 314–332.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Cameralists: A Public Choice Perspective. Public Choice 53 : 3 -20. Becker, Gary. 1983 . A Theory of Competition among Pressure Groups for Political Influence. Quarterly Journal of Economics 98 : 371 -400. Benham, Fredric. 1934 . Review of Principii di economia finanziaria, by Antonio de Viti...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2008) 40 (4): 613–632.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Marco Dardi This article argues that Marshall's theory of market choice was originally elaborated within the classic framework of the use value/exchangeable value dichotomy, with reference to a version of utilitarianism that did not assume measurable utility. The key concepts were those of marginal...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 1991) 23 (4): 587–612.
Published: 01 November 1991
... , B. [1732] 1971 . An Enquiry into the Origin of Honour and the Usefulness of Christianity in War . London. Moore , J. 1976 . Hume's Theory of Justice and Prosperity. Political Studies 24 : 103 -19. Moss , Laurence S. 1976 . Some Public Choice Aspects of Hobbes' Political...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 289–324.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Steven G. Medema Correspondence may be addressed to Steven G. Medema, Department of Economics,Campus Box 181, University of Colorado at Denver, P. O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364. Duke University Press 2000 Arrow, Kenneth J. 1951 . Social Choice and Individual Values . New York: Wiley...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2005) 37 (4): 763–765.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Capitalist Democracy: The Cold War Origins of Rational Choice Liberalism. By S. M. Amadae. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. xii; 401 pp. $19.00 paper. This book is an ambitious attempt to contribute to the history of late-twentieth- century social science and political thought by “seeking...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1998) 30 (2): 171–187.
Published: 01 June 1998
... . Animal Choices over Uncertain Outcomes: Some Initial Experimental Results. American Economic Review 75 . 4 ( September ): 597 -613. Blaug , Mark , ed. 1992 . Vilfredo Pareto (1848–1923) . Brookfield, Vt.: Edward Elgar. Caldwell , Bruce . 1982 . Beyond Positivism: Economic...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 2001) 33 (1): 21–49.
Published: 01 March 2001
... . Histoire des doctrines économiques depuis les Physiocretes jusqu'à nos jours . Paris: Larose & Tenin. Gross, M., and V. Tarascio. 1998 . Pareto's Theory of Choice. History of Political Economy 30 : 171 -87. Guala, F. 1998 . Pareto on Idealization and the Method of Analysis-Synthesis...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2001) 33 (4): 743–772.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... Baccini, A. 1995 . Edgeworth sui fondamenti della probabilità e delle decisioni in condizioni di incertezza. Ph.D. diss. , University of Florence. ____. 1997 . Edgeworth on the Fundamentals of Choice under Uncertainty. History of Economic Ideas 2 : 7 -31. ____. 2001 . Toward a Bibliography...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1982) 14 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 March 1982
...David Levy Mr. David Levy, TASC, 1700 N. Moore St., Suite 1220, Arlington, VA 22209, USA. Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 History of Political Economy 14:l @ 1982 by Duke University Press Rational choice and morality: economics and...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2016) 48 (suppl_1): 316–331.
Published: 01 December 2016
...John Staddon Choice behavior is studied differently in humans and in animals, and different theories have arisen to explain the results. I suggest that an approach derived from animal studies is also appropriate for human choice. Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky's prospect theory , a popular two...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1991) 23 (3): 552–555.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Smith and Modern Economics: From Market Behaviour to Public Choice. By Edwin G. West. Brookfield, Ver.: Edward Elgar, 1990. vii, 212 pp. $47.95. Although not likely to suit everyone’s appetite, this very readable volume is a hermeneutic feast. An exercise in selective celebration and...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1977) 9 (2): 256–272.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Laurence S. Moss Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 Some public-choice aspects of Hobbes’s political thought Laurence S. Moss Thomas Hobbes argued that without an all-powerful authority the unintended consequences of competitive...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1986) 18 (3): 485–495.
Published: 01 September 1986
... emergence of the theory of the firm . New York. History of Political Economy 18:3 0 1986 by Duke University Press CCC 0018-2702/86/$1.50 Charles Ellet, Jr., and the theory of optimal input choice Christopher Ross...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2015) 47 (3): 481–510.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Elodie Bertrand One of Ronald Coase's insights was to extend the economic theory of choice to include the policy choice among institutional arrangements, which had to be analyzed with the same framework as the producer's choice. Both choices, he argued, are amenable to an opportunity-cost approach...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 2012) 44 (1): 113–155.
Published: 01 March 2012
... clear whether indifference curves should be considered as an observational, experimental, or purely theoretical construction (possibly based upon introspection). Indeed, the exact status of indifference curves for the theory of choice was not seriously debated before the 1930s and 1940s, in the United...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2017) 49 (4): 667–707.
Published: 01 December 2017
... highlight some of her choices of translation. Thus we supplement the existing interpretations of Grouchy’s choices of translation. We show that the self-interested basis of her system of sympathy might explain, at least in part, why she missed the important Smithian distinction between self-love and...