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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (2): 329–359.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Viviana Di Giovinazzo This paper suggests that in the development of his critique of American consumer society, culminating in The Joyless Economy (1976), Tibor Scitovsky owed a significant intellectual debt to Erich Fromm. The latter’s influence can be detected in Scitovsky’s work from the 1950s...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (3): 419–454.
Published: 01 September 1985
... , S. N. , 1893b . “Cost and Expense.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science , 3 : 703 -735. Marshall , Alfred , 1893 . “Consumer's Surplus.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science , 3 : 618 -621. Barone , Enrico , 1894a...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 339–345.
Published: 01 June 2011
... as settled, but in fact deep-buried tensions lie underneath the apparently settled ground. When they choose one method to measure prices over another, environmental economists implicitly align themselves with one side or another of a debate between the role of utilitarianism and consumer sovereignty that has...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (3): 359–401.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Ivan Moscati Correspondence may be addressed to Ivan Moscati, Department of Economics, Bocconi University, Via Gobbi 5, 20136 Milan, Italy; e-mail: ivan.moscati@unibocconi.it . Duke University Press 2007 Allen, R. G. D. 1936 . Professor Slutsky's Theory of Consumers' Choice...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (3): 587–589.
Published: 01 September 1999
... of Pure Demand Analysis, 1–3. Skandinavisk Aktuarietidskrift . 26 : 85 -118, 220–63; 27:69–120. Consumer Theory and Axiomatics: A Note on an Early Contribution by Luigi Amoroso Antonio Guccione and Enrico Minelli In An Analysis of the System of Equations...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (3): 383–404.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Craufurd Goodwin This article explores the evolution of perceptions of the behavior of consumers among economists and others. The article has three parts. The first part discusses the development of a hypothesis about the stability of this behavior: that the consumers know what they want...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 1–6.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of Political Economy . Translated by Ann S. Schwier. New York: Kelley. Pickering, Andrew. 1995 . The Mangle of Practice: Time, Agency, and Science . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Samuelson, Paul A. 1938 . A Note on the Pure Theory of Consumer's Behaviour. Economica 5 : 61 -71. Slutsky...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (4): 679–688.
Published: 01 November 1989
... of Political Economy 21:4 0 1989 by Duke University Press CCC 00 18-2702/89/$1.50 Alfred Marshall and the consumers’ loss from the British Post Office monopoly Robert Albon I. Introduction...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (4): 547–575.
Published: 01 December 2015
... articles in the same journal (1903, 1910, 1913), explored in great detail the impact of third-party consumption on an individual's utility function and, potentially, on social welfare. In fact, in such cases, the derivation of the market demand curve, and even the very notion of consumer surplus, seemed...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (1): 113–155.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Jean-Sébastien Lenfant The development of ordinalism was fostered by the idea of dispensing with external psychological arguments in utility theory and building the whole theory of the consumer upon indifference curves (and maps). Yet the pioneers of ordinalism, Fisher and Pareto, did not make...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 221–244.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and benefit producers and consumers of power alike. He introduced the approach, which he called “homeostatic control,” around 1978 in a seminar of the MIT Energy Lab. Derived by way of a biological metaphor, homeostatic control conceives of a self-correcting system that maintains its equilibrium state...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 613–632.
Published: 01 November 2008
... transaction and consumer surplus or rent, both of which were expressed exclusively in terms of money transfers. Later on, Marshall moved toward an explicitly utilitarian framework by emphasizing the marginal utility of money, possibly because he had stumbled on the problem of the determinateness of marginal...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 309–328.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and Consumerism in the 1930s . Journal of the History of Sociology 3 : 99 – 120 . Sorenson Helen . 1941 . The Consumer Movement: What It Is and What It Means . New York : Harper Brothers . Stapleford Thomas A. 2007 . Market Visions: Expenditure Surveys, Market Research, and Economic...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 137–159.
Published: 01 December 2012
...José M. Edwards Although involved in projects of influential institutions like the Cowles Commission, the NBER, and the Michigan Survey Research Center, George Katona, the “pioneer student and chief collector of consumer anticipations data” (Tobin 1959, 1), is virtually absent from accounts...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 265–306.
Published: 01 June 2016
... indefensible when applied to intergenerational comparisons became a technical requirement in dynamic models of either a consumer or a planner deciding the intertemporal allocation of resources. Correspondence may be addressed to Pedro Garcia Duarte, Dept. Economia, FEA-USP, Av. Prof. Luciano Gualberto, 908...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (1): 123–148.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Amedeo Fossati The statement that taxing earned income implies that saved income is taxed more than consumed income is usually credited to John Stuart Mill and was championed by Irving Fisher, even though, in the first half of the twentieth century, international doctrine never accepted it, save...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (1): 33–54.
Published: 01 March 2014
... was to build a model of consumer choice, drawing on Gossen, to address what he saw as essential theoretical issues. The completion of the book project took almost twenty years (it was not published until 1983), during which external circumstances and analytical difficulties gradually eroded the initial...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (4): 677–693.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Marek Hudík This article shows that the possibility of formally incorporating reference-dependence into the theory of consumer behavior was explored well before Kahneman and Tversky in the early 1990s; specifically, in separate papers by Alt, Samuelson, and Bernardelli in the late 1930s...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 170–197.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of economists. It then uses “control as a viewpoint” from which to study the history of the two disciplines. It reveals why behaviorism did not meet consumer demand theory during the “ordinalist / revealed preferences revolution” of the 1930s (i.e., the behaviorist myth), despite common methodological...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (1): 49–81.
Published: 01 March 2018
... economic benefits of organizational types (leading to a diagnosis of cooperation’s limitations). Secondly, the tension is also an outcome of reflection on the historical development of British cooperatives. The prevalence of consumer (rather than productive) cooperatives in nineteenth-century Britain leads...