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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 625–648.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Teresa Tomás Rangil The writings of the American economist Jack Hirshleifer (1925–2005) are considered some of the most influential contributions to the economics of conflict. This article examines how Hirshleifer transformed the behavioral assumptions of Homo economicus (the self-interest model...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (3): 449–450.
Published: 01 September 1977
... Conflict and Social Harmony. By Graeme Duncan. New York and London: Cambridge University Press, 1973. Pp. 386. $19.95; paper, $6.95. Comparing Marx and Mill can miscarry for lack of a measuring stick. One cannot simply confront the two theories by the facts, since the two theories...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (S1): 119–130.
Published: 01 December 1991
...Vincent J. Tarascio Pareto on Conflict Resolution and National Security Vincent J. Tarascio The term "national security" has different meanings depending on par- ticular circumstances. In the case of Western industrial economies currently characterized by stable political institutions and economic...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 555–561.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Till Düppe This essay reflects on historiographical questions that are related to the fact that we write history of that which is still remembered by living persons, which, in practical terms, poses questions of conflicts of interest. Going through different sources of cooperation and conflict, I...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 389–411.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Bradley W. Bateman Efforts to consider economic life from a religious perspective almost always run headlong into the conflict between utilitarian values, which are the cornerstone of modern economic analysis, and religious values, which are almost uniformly nonutilitarian. This essay looks...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 827–865.
Published: 01 October 2019
... with Bergson, tooth and nail, against Arrow’s attacks. The aim of this article is precisely to examine this rather strange controversy, which is almost unknown in the scientific community, even though it lasted more than fifty years and involved a conflict between two economic giants, Arrow and Samuelson...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 265–280.
Published: 01 June 2014
... is promoted by free trade, which epitomizes the positive role of conflict and maintains each social system open, while at the same time remaining positively embedded in local ways of life, tacit traditions anchored to historical and territorial specificity. In this perspective Cattaneo analyzes economic...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (2): 271–305.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the outset his goal had been to secure the survival of the school in Vienna’s increasingly hostile academic environment, in the course of time he invested most of his energies not in his scientific work but in unending conflicts in the realm of academic politics. Thus for Mayer the school’s defense became...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 537–551.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Gerhard Michael Ambrosi In the pure theory of foreign trade, offer curves are still a well-known textbook device for analyzing conflicting interests between countries engaged in foreign trade. In his early days Alfred Marshall suggested that this analytical device be used also for industrial...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 373–414.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to 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...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 100–126.
Published: 01 December 2019
... important to Soviet economic practitioners and allowed once ideologically hostile ideas to become central to economics. This case study makes a larger intervention into the history of late Soviet society, arguing that seemingly arcane intellectual conflicts were, in fact, a reflection of extremely...
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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...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (1): 111–132.
Published: 01 March 2008
... theory of conflict that, without dismissing the assumption of rational behavior, points out some of its paradoxical consequences. Harsanyi's and Schelling's contrasting views on the axiom of symmetry, as postulated by Nash (1950), are then presented. This debate explains why, although in the early 1960s...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (3): 293–298.
Published: 01 September 1975
..., a conflict of interests between the two, conflict evidently necessary for and inseparable from coopera- tion. Another instance of conflict bound necessarily to cooperation: the soldiers of a regiment and their commander cooperate in realiz- ing a military goal; nevertheless, and necessarily...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (2): 215–236.
Published: 01 June 1977
... of policy necessary to the centralist administrative state parallels and is logi- cally compatible with the emergence and eventual resolution of a fundamental conflict in nineteenth-century utilitarian thought-the conflict between the individual and society, or interest vs...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (S1): 23–35.
Published: 01 December 1991
... of reflecting on international conflict with the detachment born of the nineteenth-century Pax Britannica. It might be expected that the classical economists would have es- chewed the study of conflict. After all, theirs was a concern with "or- der" directed by predominantly rational actors toward...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 April 2021
... opportunity to get acquainted with a variety of crossdisciplinary approaches concerning competition and cooperation (1950), the individual (1951), growth (1953), communication and informa- tion (1954), and conflict (1956). The seminar series gathered a number of social scientists from political scientists...
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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (3): 400–411.
Published: 01 September 1976
..., therefore, that pre- Zeuthen economists had left this case untreated, stuffed away in a drawer labeled “questions of power.” To Zeuthen, labels would not do. He saw clearly that in the mas- ter case the parties still have one choice left, i.e., the choice between conflict and peaceful...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 March 1977
..., Seckler presents a rather provocative explanation of the “failure” of the institutionalist school and the problems of Veblen’s social theory. Institutionalism has suffered several problems. Veblen appeared on the scene on the heels of an internal conflict among American economists...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 95–116.
Published: 01 December 2000
...? 2. How can one explain the conflicting empirical results in this his- torical record? 3. In the face of these conflicting results, how can one evaluate the “cumulative weight of the evidence” from this testing literature as it proceeds? 4. Did this empirical testing...