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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (4): 756–758.
Published: 01 November 2007
... on Herbert Stanley Jevons brings him out from the shadow of his famous father, and the teaching career of the younger Jevons in Sydney, Cardiff, Allahabad, and Rangoon reminds readers of the days when the sun never set on British economics, far beyond the triangle of London, Oxford, and Cambridge. I...
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History of Political Economy (1971) 3 (2): 335–352.
Published: 01 June 1971
...Murray Wolfson Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 Mr. Wolfson is Professor of Economics at Oregon State University. This article was written while he was Visiting Professor at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. The Day Karl Marx Grew Up...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (4): 760–762.
Published: 01 November 1990
... Connecticut State University ROBERTA. GRIFFIN Economists and the economy: the evolution of economic ideas, 1600 to the present day. By Roger Backhouse. Oxford and New York: Basil Blackwell, 1988. x, 224 pp. Economic ideas have helped to shape the opinions and lives of millions...
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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (4): 674–675.
Published: 01 November 1988
... questions of His day, Studies in the Bible and Early Christianity, Vol. 8. By Douglas E. Oakman. Lewiston, N.Y.: The Edwin Mel- len Press, 1986. Pp. 319. This is the publication of a revised version of the author’s doctoral dissertation, originally submitted to the Graduate Theological Union...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (1): 182–184.
Published: 01 March 1986
... Institute JAMESL. Y. CHANG Economists and the Irish economy from the eighteenth century to the present day. Edited by Antoin E. Murphy. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1984. Pp. 174. E12.50. This volume of essays, which was also published as a special issue of Her...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (3): 471–487.
Published: 01 September 2016
... brackets or labeled “Trans.” has been added by the translator. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Rudolf Hilferding mercantilism The Early Days of English Political Economy (1911) By Rudolf Hilferding Translated by Daniel Gaido In the last few years Germany has finally...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (3): 605–606.
Published: 01 September 1999
... Days: 1933-1934. By Eli Ginzberg. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 1997. 109 pp. $29.95. This work is not intended as a heavyweight scholarly treatise on the first year of the New Deal-and therein lies its charm. It is instead a series of impressionistic sketches written when...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (3): 531–536.
Published: 01 September 1993
... Operations in Dollars. Actuarial Note No. 117. U.S. Social Security Board. 1937 . Social Security in America . Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. More about the Funding Basis of the United States Social Security Program in Its Early Days Robert J. Myers Bruno Stein (199 1...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 166–187.
Published: 01 December 2011
... demand study, and his 1955 and 1958 papers on limited dependent variables (Tobit estimation), were contributions to econometrics, not just the use of existing techniques by an applied economist. The present essay examines Tobin's involvement with econometrics from his student days “teaching myself...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in the Nation , the New York Times , and Newsweek , as well as in his best-selling book, Economics in One Lesson , in public speeches, and in numerous appearances on TV and radio, Hazlitt offered economic commentary to the current issues of his day and was fundamental in popularizing the ideas of free market...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 5–31.
Published: 01 December 2011
... scientific values. As such, the histories written by econometricians reflect the scientific image of their discipline in a given period. Each image of a period is drawn by denominating forerunners and founding fathers and uses the language of the dominant philosophy of science of that day. At the end...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 525–535.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... This essay enriches the debate over the nature of Simons’s death by offering an account that brings together evidence that sheds light on the circumstances surrounding it. This evidence suggests that a grave disappointment Simons faced the day before he died contributed to his death and helps explain why...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 225–263.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of the quite peculiar economic discourses on pilgrimages, balance-of-payment deficits, and indulgences that were prominent in the early 1520s in the German lands. Martin Luther picked up directly on the economic situation and economic discourses of his day, which were marked by crisis and depression. Debates...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (3): 449–470.
Published: 01 September 2016
... by Forraign Trade . This article introduces the present author's English translation of Hilferding's article on mercantilism, titled “The Early Days of English Political Economy,” previously available only in German, and contextualizes it in the framework of the history of Marxist scholarship...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 863–894.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matheus Assaf; Pedro Garcia Duarte The present-day standard textbook narrative on the history of growth theory usually takes Robert Solow’s 1956 contribution as a key starting point, which was extended by David Cass and Tjalling Koopmans in 1965 by introducing an intertemporal maximization problem...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 143–167.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., Whately's stance carried the day in Victorian England. Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Becher, H. W. 1981 . William Whewell and Cambridge Mathematics. HSPS 11.1 : 1 -48. Blaug, M. 2001 . No History of Ideas, Please, We're Economists. Journal of Economic Perspectives 15.1...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 168–188.
Published: 01 December 2008
... could not avoid lending his expertise to his country in the dark days of the Napoleonic wars. Thus Thornton appears as a disinterested economist whose motivation to serve came from his devotion to Christ. Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Acaster, E. J. T. 1974 –75. Henry Thornton...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 315–342.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Jean-Baptiste Fleury This article investigates the expansion of the scope of economics in the 1960s. We show that the public policy problems raised by the issue of poverty reinforced the expansion, as economists became progressively involved in the social issues of the day. Until the early 1960s...
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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 (1984) 16 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 1984
... the Austrians of his time, and their present-day successors show scant appreciation of his work. An apparent lapse in intellectual communication calls for repair. Dept. of Economics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA 22901. Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 This article...