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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (2): 390–393.
Published: 01 April 2023
...David Andrews david.andrews@oswego.edu Keynes on Uncertainty and Tragic Happiness: Complexity and Expectations . By Anna M. Carabelli . Cham : Palgrave Macmillan , 2021 . vii; 182 pp. $59.99 . Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 In The General Theory...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (4): 733–774.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the Complexities of the Modern Theory of the Firm Jan Horst Keppler and Jérôme Lallement The U-shaped average cost curve is one of the most widely used tools in microeconomic analysis. An introduction to the economic theory of the fi rm without presenting it would—the world over—be considered either...
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History of Political Economy 10875129.
Published: 17 August 2023
... to restructure it. ADVANCE PUBLICATION Flawed Players in a Complex Game: Popular Audiovisual Explanations of Economics in the United States Roei Davidson Introduction The rap­idly dig­it­izi­ng infra­struc­ture on which the econo­ my now rests has accele­ r­ated econ­ omic change and destabilized soci­ety more...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 253–266.
Published: 01 December 2015
... as the analytic technology changed to allow an exploration of Walrasian general equilibrium analysis with a unique equilibrium and simple dynamics. That analytic technology is changing, and new analytic technologies are allowing economists to explore multiple equilibria, complex dynamic general models, in which...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (5): 911–919.
Published: 01 October 2022
... in the social sciences and ultimately the cornerstone of academia. This minisymposium takes the idea of reading and reading practices as its central focus. More specifically, the minisymposium demonstrates a variety of ways in which the reading process is complex, varied, and subject to many influences...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 March 2012
...E. Roy Weintraub Historians’ treatment of John Maynard Keynes’s putative anti-Semitism raises complex historiographic issues. Melvin W. Reder’s 2000 HOPE article “The Anti-Semitism of Some Eminent Economists” considered whether the term ambivalent anti-Semitism could be applied variously to John...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (3): 497–521.
Published: 01 June 2023
..., complexity, and open-endedness. He achieved this, the article argues, by thinking not only comparatively but also historically and speculatively. This article takes a journey through a number of Domar's historical and speculative narratives to demonstrate that what Domar was ultimately doing in many of his...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 629–634.
Published: 01 September 2018
... worlds they provoke; and (3) to investigate the ways in which some of them stabilize and remain as infrastructures of economic reasoning in academic and policy realms, as well as the ways in which some of them either do not circulate at all or simply get lost. Such perspectives regarding the complexity...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 193–210.
Published: 01 December 2018
... relatively simple to relatively complex measurement systems. This article charts these changes using both the oral interview histories and retrospective book accounts given by those involved with the United Nations Development Programme and offers an analysis of their “political economy of numbers...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (3): 401–423.
Published: 01 June 2019
... contribution as a new way of producing scientific knowledge that consisted in the construction and use of complex tools (macro-econometric models) within specific institutional configurations (econometric laboratories) used for explicit policy and scientific objectives in which the well-defined roles...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 180–203.
Published: 01 December 2019
... planning. This innovative approach, very different from the styles of reasoning in mathematical economics of his time, was grounded in his work on pattern recognition and informed by a cybernetic vision of control as information processing and communication in complex systems. From Pattern Recognition...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 307–339.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Onur Özgöde Scholars working on the history of economics and economic governance assume national income accounting emerged naturally out of Keynesian concerns with economic growth and wartime needs. This paper provides an alternative and more complex genealogy, arguing instead that income...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 827–861.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of Walrasian theory. To do so, we focus on Robert Solow’s contributions as a case study and examine the history of his lifelong criticism of what he called “axiomatics.” According to Solow, the axiomatic approach aims at founding economics on one general and complex model based on first principles or axioms...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2020
...David Blockley This article contends that knowing and doing have become artificially separated in Western intellectual culture. The emphasis on scientific knowing has led to an overconfidence in our ability to predict the future and a neglect of the need to control complex and often unforeseen...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 294–304.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., the latter grew up from the early part of the century and maintains its kudos. Accounting for this history depends in part on multiple and sometimes complex intersections between economists and other disciplines. But at least as important were the economic and political events of the century, which molded...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (2): 313–345.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the surrounding political and polemical context of its writing and publication. Our article contributes to recent scholarship on the history of the complex relationships between conservatism and free-market ideas. It also provides a case study in the history of economic thought on discrimination and minorities...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (2): 289–320.
Published: 01 June 2018
... will be considered in the light of the criticism it received from Max Weber. It will be argued, first, that while what he called “calculation in kind” fails the demands of what Weber called the “formal” rationality of economic action in conditions of complex industrial societies, it is indispensable for assessing...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 307–331.
Published: 01 June 2014
... speaker as his mouthpiece, Guicciardini offers compelling and complex arguments both for and against the tax, anticipating a number of future arguments on the topic. Examining the relationship between the public and the private in Florence, the tax is attacked/defended with arguments invoking justice...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (1): 91–118.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Luca Michelini; Terenzio Maccabelli The relationship between economics and anti-Semitism has always been a controversial subject. The question is complex by nature: to describe an author as an anti-Semite means to cast a shadow over his thought, with consequences that are much more serious when...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 151–180.
Published: 01 March 2016
... developed a full-fledged formal theory, but his failed efforts still bore fruit in leading him to his contributions on spontaneous orders and the (verbal) theory of complex phenomena. This work anticipated contributions by others who were more technically trained. Correspondence may be addressed...