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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (1): 1–48.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Catherine Herfeld This article traces a normative turn between the middle of the 1940s and the early 1950s reflected in the reformulation, interpretation, and use of rational choice theories at the Cowles Commission for Research in Economics. This turn is paralleled by a transition from Jacob...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 863–894.
Published: 01 October 2020
... as a central reference. We stress the role played by Edmond Malinvaud, with whom Koopmans interacted closely, and take his travel from the French milieu of mathematical economics to the Cowles Commission in 1950-51 and back to France as a guiding line. The rise of turnpike theory in the end of the 1950s...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 127–157.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., the quasi-experimental program is situated in the historical context of the Cowles econometric framework, and a case study from the economics of education is used to contrast the practical implementation of the approaches. Finally, significant historical contexts of the paradigm shift are explored...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (1): 75–110.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Marcel Boumans Trygve Haavelmo's methodological manifesto “The Probability Approach in Econometrics” not only laid down the paradigm for the research pursued at the Cowles Commission, but also sets out a strategy for measurement outside the laboratory. His conceptualization of “passive observation...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (3): 443–467.
Published: 01 September 2010
... at the Cowles Commission. Nevertheless, he remains understudied by historians. This article uncovers the salient characteristics of his scientific vision in the forties and fifties, at the apex of his influence on the profession: his definition of economics as the science of rational choice; his emphasis...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 283–308.
Published: 01 December 2011
... involved modelers making certain trade-offs between theory and data, and their different positions generated disputes, factions, and confusion. It also reveals that the history of econometric modeling of the Phillips curve mirrors the evolving process of how the Cowles structural modeling paradigm has...
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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 (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 140–165.
Published: 01 December 2011
... by experimenting with tools and elements in the model-building process and which led him finally to accept the recursive methodology represented by Herman Wold. We also discuss Liu's theoretical and empirical concerns for econometric models that spurred his involvement in a series of debates against the Cowles...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 71–94.
Published: 01 December 2000
...): 190 . Dantzig, G. 1951 . Maximization of a Linear Function of Variables Subject to Inequalities. In Activity Analysis of Production and Allocation , edited by Koopmans. New York:Wiley. Domar, E. 1947 . Cowles Commission Discussion Meeting, Minutes: 105, 12 In Simon Papers, Atomic Energy...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 1–4.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of econometrics. The earlier accounts tended to see the 1940s as the most important decade and to coalesce around the Cowles Commission as the most rel- evant site in those years. Cowles and its associates were presented as critical in the development of econometric theory: they were seen as both...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 166–187.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... The senior economic statistics teacher, Professor William Leonard Crum, thought that his duty was to warn us about all the ‘booby traps,’ all the things that could go wrong. Those of us interested in econo- metrics had to study it on our own, reading the outputs of the Cowles Commission...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (Supplement): 260–292.
Published: 01 December 1998
... : 255 -61. Becker , Gary 1962 . Irrational Behavior and Economic Theory. Journal of Political Economy 70 : 1 -13. Bronfenbrenner , Martin 1962 . Observations on the Chicago School(s). Journal of Political Economy 70 : 72 -75. Christ , Carl 1952 . History of the Cowles...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 1990
... in the groundwork and improvement of all the modern macroeconomic schools- Keynesian, as well as monetarist and new classical. One can therefore only welcome Epstein’s book as a serious effort to fill this gap. The book is focused on structural models and on the work done in the 1940s by the Cowles...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (3): 564–566.
Published: 01 September 2003
...: Cambridge University Press. Simon, Herbert. 1953 . Causal Ordering and Identifiability. In Studies in Econometric Method ,edited by William C. Hood and Tjalling C. Koopmans, 49 -74. Cowles Commission Monograph no. 14. New York:Wiley. 564 Book Reviews uncertainty. Likewise, Geoff Hodgson does...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Robert W. Dimand References Cox Garfield V. 1929 . An Appraisal of American Business Forecasts . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Revised in 1930 . Dimand Robert W. Veloce William . 2010 . “ Alfred Cowles and Robert Rhea on the Predictability of Stock Prices...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 57–85.
Published: 01 December 2011
... have never been formally proposed by anyone for membership of the Society” (Cowles 1932b). Frisch added that Pigou would not accept the invitation unless he was elected a fellow, since he was “afraid of getting into the same class as all the ordinary members.” Frisch (1932) was con- vinced...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (2): 173–182.
Published: 01 June 1987
...Earlene Craver; Axel Leijonhufvud References Arthur , I. W. 1974 . ‘The development of the field of economics at Iowa State.’ Unpublished paper. Christ , Carl F. 1952 . ‘History of the Cowles Commission, 1932–1952.’ In Economic theory and measurement: a twenty year research...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 352–356.
Published: 01 June 2014
... inaccuracies are disturbing. Let me simply give a couple of examples to suggest the scope of the prob- lem. It would take a much longer paper, or a book, to deconstruct his entire argument. The central claim he makes is that Cowles in the 1940s and early 1950s was anti- Keynesian: “Keynesianism...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (3): 413–449.
Published: 01 September 2012
... he continued reading the Theory of Games while occasionally attending a lecture by Joseph Schumpeter. In a short visit to the Cowles Commission in October 1949, he must have made a considerable impression, since he was immediately offered a position as a research associate beginning in June...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 258–282.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of econometricians under the Cowles Commission paradigm. The early econometricians driven by Ragnar Frisch, before World War II, devoted much of their time to identification issues and tried to deal with an economic approach to the unobservable phenomena. The analysis of the error was central...