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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 270–293.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by encouraging research collaboration, sharing ideas, and freely moving across various disciplines. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 cybernetics social choice rationality control theory Soviet mathematical economics I am deeply grateful to Fuad Aleskerov, Salvador Barberà, Olessia...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 180–203.
Published: 01 December 2019
... at bringing a system to a better state had to be invented. Braverman interpreted this analytic framework as a “qualitative system of control” of the Soviet economy representing a sort of a third-way solution between neoclassical models of spontaneous coordination of autonomous agents and theories of optimal...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 221–244.
Published: 01 December 2020
... formalized by a group of engineers and economists associated with the engineering professor Fred Schweppe, at MIT. From his position as a leading control theorist, well known in the industry, Schweppe proposed an expansion of control theory that he argued would help break the deadlock in regulatory politics...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 85–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Terman. We show that engineers drew upon economic theories of decision and allocation to improve practical industrial management decisions. Reciprocally, economists found in engineering the tools that they needed to rethink production and growth theory (including linear programming, optimal control...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 115–142.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in control engineering. Richard Bellman described it as a marriage of classical optimization theory and the probabilistic theory of stochastic processes. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 control engineering feedback loops cybernetics Arnold Tustin John Maynard Keynes I am...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (4): 605–629.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Norikazu Takami This essay examines how cost-push inflation theories, which highlight autonomous increases in wages and other production costs as a cause of inflation, played a decisive role in the policy debate over the interpretation of the price movements of the second half of the 1950s. In late...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 16–43.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Harro Maas This essay examines the importance of an accounting culture for the rise of marginalism in Victorian England. I trace the use of accounting tools in family and private life to fend off uncertainties in the market and to enhance moral control of the self, examining the use of diaristic...
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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 (2022) 54 (S1): 221–257.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Daniel Hirschman Abstract Studies of the political power of economic knowledge have tended to foreground the role of causal claims in the form of grand theories or more narrow findings produced by experimental methods. In contrast, scholars have paid relatively little attention to the role...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of a powerful regulatory state, guided by expert economic advisers, whose scientific training and credentials were supplied by the nascent research universities. Progressive economists called this new model of economic governance social control . Social control was less a coherent agenda of substantive goals...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 471–512.
Published: 01 September 2011
... consensus. We analyze the main tactics he employed in attempting to gain control of the reception of his theory and consider why they failed. Hostage to Fortune: Edward Chamberlin and the Reception of The Theory of Monopolistic Competition Nahid Aslanbeigui and Guy Oakes Chamberlin’s...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 227–252.
Published: 01 December 2015
... expert, “of the various kinds and lines of waste that are necessarily involved in the present businesslike control of industry.” Kapp viewed Veblen’s theory of social waste as consistent with his own views since the socialist calculation debate. Namely, social waste and damages are viewed...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 March 2008
... books published by the writing workshop—the Tableau œconomique avec ses explications (1760), the Théorie de l’impôt (1760), and the Philosophie rurale (1763)—Quesnay’s control over the work of his associates was even tighter.45 A letter from Mirabeau to his brother testifi es of Quesnay’s...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (suppl_1): 41–62.
Published: 01 January 1997
... 1991). A principal weakness of calculus of variations is that it cannot cope directly with problems in which there are constraints on the deriva­ tives of the functions sought. As shown in section 2, these problems can be handled by optimal control theory. However...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 143–167.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to Mary S. Morgan, who helped me enormously with the struggle I had to convey this article’s main claim. References Andrei Neculai . 2005 . “ Modern Control Theory: A Historical Perspective .” Center for Advanced Modeling and Optimization . camo.ici.ro/neculai/history.pdf...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 1–55.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Porter, T. M. 1994 . Objectivity as Standardization: The Rhetoric of Impersonality in Measurement, Statistics, and Cost-Benefit Analysis. In Rethinking Objectivity , edited by A. Megill, 197 -237. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Prescott, E. C. 1977 . Should Control Theory Be Used...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 253–266.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and Method of Political Economy . London : Macmillan . Lerner Abba . 1944 . The Economics of Control: Principles of Welfare Economics . New York : Macmillan . Mas-Colell Andreu Whinston Michael Green Jerry . 1995 . Microeconomic Theory . New York : Oxford University Press...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (3): 437–450.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . Foundations of Dynamic Economic Analysis, Optimal Control Theory and Applications . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Chang K. 2015 . “The Long, Strange Trip to Pluto, and How NASA Nearly Missed It.” New York Times , July 19 . Cohen A. 2010 . “Capital Controversy from...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 161–181.
Published: 01 December 2009
... that emerged in the 1960s to say that it “carries the imprint: ‘Economics by Ramsey; Mathematics by Pontryagin’” (Intriligator 1969, 117). Thus the Hamiltonian formalism, from its origins in the energy physics of the mid-nineteenth century to its transformation into the modern control theory...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (4): 673–695.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of California Press. Translated from Desenvolvimento e Subdesenvolvimento (1961) by Ricardo W. de Aguiar and Eric Charles Drysdale. Hayes, Brian. 2011. Economics, Control Theory and the Phillips Machine. Econo- mia Politica, no. 4: 83 96. Hesse, Mary B. 1966. Models and Analogies in Science. South Bend...