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History of Political Economy 673–695.
Published: 23 June 2021
...Colin Danby James Meade played an important role in the 1951 development of the “Mark II” Newlyn-Phillips machine, including making it fit for connection to a mirror-image machine so that policy interactions between two countries could be demonstrated. In 1952 Phillips built, for Meade, a “foreign...
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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 1988
...Nancy J. Wulick James Rolph Edwards. New York: Carlton Press, 1985. Pp. 143. $7.95. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 BOOK REVIEWS The economist of the country: Ludwig von Mises in the history of monetary thought. By James Rolph Edwards. New York: Carlton Press...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (3): 420–433.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Mogens Boserup Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 Edited by Thorkild Davidsen and translated by Hans Brems. History of Political Economy 12:3 The international transmission of ideas: a small-country case...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 315–333.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Steven N. Durlauf This paper discusses the history of the use of cross-country regressions in modern growth economics. These regressions continue to be the workhorse of empirical growth analysis even though their meaning continues to be controversial. I argue that the early interpretations...
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History of Political Economy 81–110.
Published: 26 August 2021
... the years. The article therefore argues that the IMF and countries coproduce false accounts, whereby inferences of macroeconomic estimates serve other institutional functions inside the IMF besides veracity. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Africa false numbers International Monetary...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 647–691.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Mauro Boianovsky The goal of this article is twofold. It examines how Friedrich List’s interpretation of the economic dynamics of “tropical” countries (countries located in tropical climates) as nonindustrial exporters of primary commodities fits in his analytical framework and accords with his...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 1987
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 264–291.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Michele Alacevich After World War II, a new disciplinary field called “development economics” emerged, as economists began to shape specific theories in order to address the practical problems they were facing in less developed countries. Theory arose out of practice, in the sense that the shaping...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 17–38.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and back in response to problems arising from each approach, especially when taken as an extreme. While the pendulum was initiated in developed countries in response to their own economic and political circumstances and imparted to developing countries, often compelled by the international financial...
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History of Political Economy 27–52.
Published: 26 August 2021
... in developing countries. Drawing partly on their long experience with US and Soviet agricultural modernization, Schultz and members of his agricultural economics group at the University of Chicago used suggestive empirical evidence to stress the importance of investment in human capital in economic growth...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 935–955.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Giuseppe Freni; Neri Salvadori; Rodolfo Signorino Malthus’s main economic argument against free corn trade in his Essay on Population concerned the issue of structural change triggered by international trade. Malthus claimed that, in the long run, agricultural countries will develop their domestic...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 367–396.
Published: 01 April 2020
... that, as an empirical economist and in the absence of evidence from industrialized countries, Friedman found in the Brazilian 1964–66 stabilization episode significant support for his argument about inflation acceleration and a shifting Phillips curve. Friedman’s interest in the Brazilian inflationary and growing...
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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 (2012) 44 (2): 277–330.
Published: 01 June 2012
... to the new growth pattern of the region after the acceleration of the industrialization process in the 1930s. The Brazilian economist criticized the applicability of the monetary approach to the balance of payments to developing countries and put forward an alternative interpretation of the connection...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 221–240.
Published: 01 December 2009
...John Toye Although Robert Solow never applied his neoclassical growth model to an underdeveloped country, neither did he ever exclude underdeveloped countries from its scope. For a generation, the model's use to predict worldwide convergence in levels of per capita income provided the main link...
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History of Political Economy 139–174.
Published: 26 August 2021
... of General Business Conditions in the early 1920s. Impressed by the seemingly mechanical working of the Harvard index, European economists and statisticians sought to establish similar indices for their countries. However, numerous revisions of the Harvard index in the mid-1920s cast doubt...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 46–70.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Vincent Barnett This article provides a case study of the development of observational methodology and techniques in a non-Western country. It does so by first considering various institutions of observation that existed in Russia across the nineteenth century, such as government statistical...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 15–44.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of Samuelson and Robert Solow, worked to make their graduate program the most appealing in the country, and gained wide public visibility as policy-oriented scientists. Yet, beginning in the midsixties, MIT’s apparently flourishing community was increasingly challenged, internally and externally. By the early...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 351–374.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Stephen Meardon The most conspicuous idea of Charles P. Kindleberger’s later career is the value of a single country acting as stabilizer of an international economy prone to instability. It runs through his widely read books, The World in Depression, 1929-1939 (1973), Manias, Panics, and Crashes...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (2): 271–305.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Hansjörg Klausinger Hans Mayer (1879-1955) has been portrayed either as a tragic hero or, more often, as an evil traitor who presided, as the school’s only representative at the University of Vienna, over the decline of the Austrian school in its home country for almost three decades. While from...