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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 481–510.
Published: 01 September 2015
...: The Problem of Coase’s Cost Elodie Bertrand One of the main methodological insights offered by Ronald H. Coase was to view policy decisions as choices among different institutional arrange­ ments. This comparative institutional method is explicit in “The Problem of Social Cost” (Coase 1960...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 46–70.
Published: 01 December 2012
...- ship; land rent, but no market standard; profit rates, but customary ones; and competition, but only between collective bodies. What Maine called “the comparative method” of observation applied most cogently to institu- tions of property and contract, but his distinctive efforts were the excep...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (2): 193–219.
Published: 01 June 1991
.... This discussion compares Schumpeter’s method- ological approach with Weber’s, but it further suggests differences in the positivist and idealist schools of thought in the research of historical knowledge, which underlie the views of the two authors. Although Schumpeter strongly opposed Weber’s methodology...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 473–497.
Published: 01 June 2020
... to Mahalanobis and his colleagues at the Indian Statistical Institute in Calcutta. A Cambridge trained physicist, Mahalanobis spearheaded the creation, in 1950, of a vast new organization, the National Sample Survey that developed highly inno- vative methods in large-scale sampling to €ll gaps in India s...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (S1): 81–110.
Published: 01 December 2021
... between econ- omists of different institutions show that the macroeconomic quantifica- tion of the economy is a coproduction. They also refer to earlier periods, either to compare the observed results to the projections made earlier or to find inspirations in the tricks used in the past, sometimes years...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 291–314.
Published: 01 December 2010
... dis- tinct disciplines, disciplinary institutions have been remarkably stable, even as the content and methods of the disciplines themselves have changed. Even in the post-1945 period, the cross-disciplinary Department of Social Relations at Harvard and Committee for Social Thought at the Uni...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 253–269.
Published: 01 December 2012
... communication, importance of, 94, 109 National accounting, 72, 85. See also “comparative method” of (Maine), National income calculations 47 National Agricultural Statistical connection between economic Service, 28–29...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 657–679.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the institutional matrix of the economy while denying the universal applicability of classical/neoclassical economics; Herskovits's was defined as promoting the applicability of economics in comparative studies. A reconsideration of Herskovits's writings shows that his advocacy of the application of economics...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 114–136.
Published: 01 December 2012
... in this discussion. In contrast to his contemporary social statisticians, Morgenstern took the natural science approach as the ideal standard for dealing with errors. His position, however, is not atypical when compared with natural science perspectives at that time. His view was attuned with the view of logical...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (1): 137–168.
Published: 01 March 1999
... to the winter 1997 issue of the Journal of Eco- nomics Perspectives, Milton Friedman compared Slutsky’s computational experiments with those of Finn Kydland and Edward Prescott on the policy implications of real business-cycle theory. Friedman (1997, 209–10) deemed Slutsky’s method to be superior because...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (3): 527–529.
Published: 01 September 1996
... as compared to the period from 1940 to 1990 is the desire to illuminate institutional evolution in the first period and the requirement of eliminating institu- tions in the second to ensure the determinant solutions that equilibrium modeling demanded. Of course, the tension in the neoclassical project...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 277–302.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of Economics no. 00/1. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam. Cairnes, John Elliot. 1857 . The Character and Logical Method of Political Economy. London: Longmans, Brown,Green, Longmans and Roberts. Carter, T. N. 1907 . The Concept of an Economic Quantity. Quarterly Journal of Economics 21 (May...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2014
... - sive agenda in public finance was much more evident at Columbia than at Harvard. This course is historical as well as comparative and critical. It treats the various rules of public expenditures and the methods of meeting the same among different civilized nations. . . . It is in great...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 191–223.
Published: 01 June 2016
... – 43 . Cambridge : Ballinger . ———. 1987 . “Dimensions of Parallelism: Some Policy Applications of Experimental Methods.” In Roth 1987 , 193 – 219 . ———. 2001a . Market Institutions and Price Discovery. Vol. 2 of Collected Papers on the Experimental Foundations of Economics...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (3): 547–562.
Published: 01 September 1999
.... Betz , H. K. 1988 . How Does the German Historical School Fit? HOPE 20 . 3 : 409 -30. Boettke , Peter J. . 1989 . Evolution and Economics: Austrians as Institutionalists. Research in the History of Economic Thought and Method 6 : 73 -89. Bruch , Rüdiger vom 1988 . Gustav...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (4): 1011–1016.
Published: 01 November 2000
.... Inaugural Radcliffe-Brown Lecture in Social Anthropology. Proceeedings of the British Academy , vol. 58 . London: Oxford University Press. Giddens, Anthony. [1976] 1993 . New Rules of Sociological Method: A Positive Critique of Interpretive Sociologies . Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford University Press...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 127–157.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... 1928 . The Tariff on Animal and Vegetable Oils, by Philip G. Wright, with the Aid of the Council and Staff of the Institute of Economics . New York : Macmillan . The Empirical Economist’s Toolkit: From Models to Methods Matthew T. Panhans and John D. Singleton In 2010, the Journal...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 435–461.
Published: 01 September 2014
... approaches and uses of analytical methods were developed there under the umbrella of “optimal planning” (for a detailed account, see Katsenelin­ boigen 1980). A model of optimal planning for a national economy (SOFE), considered as a strategic project (informally compared to the nuclear proj- ect...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 264–291.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Press . Dasgupta Partha . 1972 . “ A Comparative Analysis of the UNIDO Guidelines and the OECD Manual .” Bulletin of the Oxford University Institute of Economics and Statistics 34 ( 1 ): 33 – 51 . Dasgupta Partha Marglin Stephen A. Sen Amartya K. 1972 . Guidelines...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 1989
... “a subtle blend of the deductive and inductive” (p. 164), that is, the “concrete deductive” method as described in the System of logic. Mill insisted on the historical relativ- ism of capitalist institutions and made a clear distinction between science and art. Hollander sees the Principles...