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History of Political Economy (1 December 2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 9–31.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Price of Hogs . USDA Department Bulletin, no. 1440. Hands, D. Wade, and Philip Mirowski. 1998 . Harold Hotelling and the Neoclassical Dream. In Economics and Methodology: Crossing Boundaries , edited by Roger E. Backhouse, Daniel Hausman, Uskali Mäki, and Andrea Salanti. London: Macmillan...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1986) 18 (3): 536–538.
Published: 01 September 1986
... Economics and the world around it. Papers delivered at the Centennial Sympo- sium of the Department of Economics, University of Michigan, April 11-12, 1980. Edited by Saul H. Hymans. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1982. Pp. xiii, 279. An academic department is a unique...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2014) 46 (suppl_1): 317–336.
Published: 01 December 2014
... at MIT during the first half of the decade. We explore in detail the reasons why some MIT faculty members characterized the initiative as a “failed experiment” and what ultimately happened to affirmative action at MIT’s economics department. Correspondence may be addressed to William Darity Jr...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2016) 48 (3): 423–447.
Published: 01 September 2016
... significant stage in the transition of economics at MIT from being a department focused exclusively on providing courses for engineers and scientists to one that was to become a major location for research in economics. Through examination of papers held in the Rockefeller archives it documents the...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2014) 46 (suppl_1): 153–174.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Pedro Teixeira In recent years there has been a growing interest in history of science in the study of textbooks and their multiple roles for the contemporary history of science. In this text we look at MIT economics by exploring the role of textbooks in consolidation of the department’s position...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2014) 46 (suppl_1): 109–133.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Andrej Svorenčík The core question of the MIT economics department’s history—why has MIT economics risen to prominence so quickly?—requires an approach to the history of economics that focuses on the role of the networks within which economists operate and how their ideas diffuse and gain...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2019)
Published: 01 November 2019
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2009) 41 (3): 575–604.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in favour of Fiscal Policy; the evolution of its monetary framework in the early 1930's. Finally, we compare his position with the ones associated with the early Chicago school and with the ones stemming from the Harvard economic department where Viner had been trained and with which he continued to...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2013) 45 (4): 567–612.
Published: 01 November 2013
... use of visual language in economics textbooks intended for nonspecialists, in periodicals such as the Survey (a monthly magazine intended for an audience of social workers), and by various state departments and agencies during the Roosevelt administration. We focus on two types of visuals that...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 2014) 46 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Marianne Johnson This article examines the institutionalization of public finance as a subfield of economics in American universities from the founding of professional academic economics departments in the 1880s through the eve of the Great Depression. It is argued that what became identified as...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 234–260.
Published: 01 December 2010
... to the industrializing world. He and his students had great intellectual success in plotting the connections between the second world's past and the third world's future, but with that success, ironically, came isolation from their colleagues both in economics departments and Soviet studies centers...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 315–342.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: to what extent could economists be considered as legitimate advisers on social policy? We study how Washington economists came to tackle poverty-related issues through, among other things, the work of CEA members and the development of social indicators by Mancur Olson at the Department of Health...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2012) 44 (suppl_1): 46–70.
Published: 01 December 2012
... departments, the Imperial Free Economic Society, and the zemstvo . This is then followed by an analysis of debates that occurred over observational methodology between various Russian economists such as A. I. Chuprov, A. A. Chuprov, D. I. Mendeleev, and A. V. Chayanov, and a consideration of the use such...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2013) 45 (suppl_1): 20–37.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Fisher’s struggle with tuberculosis (from 1898 to 1904) led him to dedicate himself to using the light of academic research to improve life beyond the ivory tower. He campaigned for better health, advocating a national Department of Health, writing a government report on national vitality and a best seller...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2014) 46 (suppl_1): 60–77.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Roger E. Backhouse The article reconstructs the events surrounding Paul Samuelson’s departure from Harvard to MIT in October 1940, a crucial event in the rise to prominence of MIT’s economics department. The contrasting attitudes of Harvard and MIT to Jewish economists were just one of many factors...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2014) 46 (suppl_1): 177–197.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Perry Mehrling The Treasury-Fed Accord of 1951 and the subsequent rebuilding of private capital markets, first domestically and then globally, provided the shifting institutional background against which thinking about money and monetary policy evolved within the MIT economics department...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2014) 46 (suppl_1): 351–374.
Published: 01 December 2014
... (1978), A Financial History of Western Europe (1984), and kindred works. This essay traces Kindleberger’s attachment to the idea of “hegemonic stability” back to his tenure as chief of the State Department’s Division of German and Austrian Economic Affairs from 1945 to 1947 and adviser to the European...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2015) 47 (suppl_1): 77–98.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Thorstein Veblen, Walton Hamilton, J. M. Clark, and K. William Kapp. It is seen that the main lines of the institutionalist critique of markets have been remarkably consistent over time and clearly allow for much room for government intervention, particularly in the form of administrative departments or...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 2008) 40 (1): 43–71.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Deirdre McCloskey Smith was mainly an ethical philosopher, though he practiced what was considered for a long time after Smith an obsolete sort of ethical philosophy, known nowadays as “virtue ethics.” Since 1790 most ethical theory as practiced in departments of philosophy has derived instead from...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1981) 13 (3): 340.
Published: 01 September 1981
... Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Contributors S. Ambirajan. Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Eco- nomics, Madras. William J. Barber...