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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 March 1989
... to the bank and dabble his hand in a heap of sovereigns.” Babson College FRANKC. GENOVESE Coin and conscience: popular views of money, credit, and speculation, sixteenth through nineteenth centuries. (Preface by Ruth Rogers). Boston: Harvard Busi- ness School...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 177–210.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Filippo Cesarano From the dawn of coined money to just a few decades ago, the monetary system had been linked, directly or indirectly, to a commodity. The age-long dominance of metallism is puzzling because the conventional character of money, or cartalist theory, had already been grasped...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (2): 335–341.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Casto Martín Montero Kuscevic; Marco Antonio del Río Rivera Ludwig von Mises coined the term “Montaigne dogma” to refer to situations in which someone’s gain is someone else’s loss. In this article we show that imputing the dogma to Montaigne is not only unfair but, most importantly, incorrect...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 225–263.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... A second section discusses the basic features of Luther's economic “theory.” This gives rise to a brief discussion of the development of the money supply in Germany in the period and the most likely development in the velocity of the circulating coins. Both are important for setting the context...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (2): 323–360.
Published: 01 June 2010
...-money issue was first considered a matter of monetary justice by the prince himself. We identify the multiple dimensions of false money: counterfeiting, degradation of coins, debasement, and enhancement. Until the end of the seventeenth century, monetary instability impeded the development of production...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (4): 643–661.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Peter Lloyd This article examines the first appearances of the isoquant, a concept that is central to production and supply theory. It appears to have been discovered independently by Bowley, Frisch, Cobb, and Lerner, in that order. Frisch coined the term isoquant . It is possible but not likely...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (3): 533–556.
Published: 01 September 2004
... for Amending the Silver Coins of England, and the Possibility of It, without Any Great Charge to the Nation: Demonstrated in Two Different Ways . London. Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. 1803a . Journals of the House of Commons . Vol. 10 , From December the 26th 1688 to October the 26th 1693...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (1): 61–82.
Published: 01 March 2000
...). The disappearance of silver coins from circulation, however, was not unusual. Whether short-term or of a more structural character, the causes included balance of payments deficits, coinage reforms, and arbitrage between gold and silver, among others. Given that silver...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (3): 435–452.
Published: 01 September 2007
... in Constantinople, and it contains Sir Dudley’s earliest applications of deductive analysis to questions of the relative prices between silver bullion, silver coins of different types, and commodities. In Choksy / North on Monies and Prices 437 it, he gives a historical summary...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (1): 157–180.
Published: 01 March 2012
... . “ ‘The Ruin of Their Diana’: Lowndes, Locke, and the Bankers .” HOPE 36 ( 3 ): 533 – 56 . Locke John . ( 1695 ) 1991 . Further Considerations concerning Raising the Value of Money, wherein Mr. Lowndes’s Arguments for It in His Late Report concerning An Essay for the Amendment of Silver Coins...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (1): 131–161.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Carl Wennerlind Correspondence may be addressed to Carl Wennerlind, Department of Economics,Barnard College, Columbia University, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027. Duke University Press 2004 Aicken, Joseph. 1696 . The Mysteries of the Counterfeiting of the Coin of the Nation...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (2): 254–270.
Published: 01 June 1979
.... This attitude is implied by a Talmudic authority informing us that “[The Rabbis]’ proposed hiding the Hadrianic and Trajanic gold dinars . . . on account of the sacred coinage of Jerusalem.”8 The sacred coinage is coins that belong to the treasury of the Temple, known as hekdesh. Once an object...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 125–136.
Published: 01 March 1990
.... Using his symbol- ism, call this quantity A. The domestic circulation is carried out by both coin (B) and paper money (C) issued by banks. The coin is divided between the public, who use it for some transactions, and banks, who use it as reserves against their paper money. Thus A = B + C...
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History of Political Economy (1969) 1 (2): 336–358.
Published: 01 June 1969
... to take away this cause, the price of the exchange ought to be kept at a certainty according to the value of our coin, and the valuation of the foreign coin current in other countries, a matter that by a multitude can never be done. So that if it would please hkr most excellent Majesty...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 631–666.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Wherein Mr. Lowndes’s Arguments for it in his late Report concerning An Essay for the Amendment of Silver Coins, are particularly Examined by John Locke . London : A. and J. Churchill at the Black Swan in Pater-Noster-Row . Locke John . 1696 . Some Considerations of the Consequences...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (1): 114–118.
Published: 01 March 1974
... of the United States in the Paris Exposition of 1900. The Secretary of the Treasury was authorized to purchase twenty-five thousand dollars worth of silver bullion or so much thereof as might be necessary for the purpose of coin- ing fifty thousand pieces to be known as Lafayette dollars...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 143–162.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in the case of ideal- ized games of chance is it always possible to have a precise measure of a priori probability (Edgeworth 1887, 3); normally we have a priori proba- bility with a lesser degree of precision. The point is clear in the Millian example discussed by Edgeworth: after n throws of a coin...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 137–161.
Published: 01 December 2001
... be adjusted for the relative propor- tions of wheat and barley (e.g., 210), while circulating silver coin must be adjusted for the degree to which it is degraded relative to standard coin (e.g., 212–13). Collating and cleaning the data are only the start of the measurement process. The essential...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 1993
... between individual labor time and money. (b) Although metals would be, in Gray’s scheme, commodities unfit to act as a measure of value, coins could be used as “auxiliary instru- ments of exchange” (183 1, 75-76) bought and sold for money. In the case of copper and silver, if their production...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 March 1987
... idea of the Tan- naitic notion of the time span required: ID] Rabbi Tarfon ruled in Lydda: Fraud is eight silver [coins (out of twenty-four)J in a Sela. a third of the purchase; and the merchants of Lydda rejoiced. [But], he told them, one may retract the whole day. [If so...