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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 226–238.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and the World Bank Disagreed on the Project Appraisal and Development Approaches.” World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 6260 . Chenery Hollis B. 1959 . Review of The Design of Development, by Jan Tinbergen . American Economic Review 59 : 1063 – 65 . ———. 1969 . “The Process...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 211–230.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in the quantifying of economic development and structural transformation: Simon Kuznets and Hollis Chenery. Kuznets brought the national income framework to bear on the process of growth and structural transformation in, primarily, more-developed countries, with data stretching back to the early phases...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 264–291.
Published: 01 December 2017
... . Ideas and Institutions: Developmentalism in Brazil and Argentina . Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press . Sikkink Kathryn . 1997 . “ Developing Ideas in Latin America: Paradigm Shift and the Economic Commission for Latin America .” In International Development and the Social Sciences...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 59–75.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Amitava Krishna Dutt The main economic ideas of Dadabhai Naoroji, Mahadev Govind Ranade, and Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi are discussed in terms of their analysis of poverty and its causes, their economic methodology, their normative ideas about development, and their prescriptions for fostering...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Michele Alacevich; Mauro Boianovsky This is the editorial introduction to the HOPE conference volume on the history of development economics. The disciplinary field of development economics has been surrounded by controversies since its inception in the postwar period. Although growth economics...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 97–113.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and economic development. Herbert Frankel was appointed in 1946 to a new Oxford chair in Colonial Economic Affairs, and during the 1940s and early 1950s Peter Bauer conducted research on the Malayan rubber industry and West African trade for the Colonial Office, being appointed in 1960 to a chair...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 114–132.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Michele Alacevich This article describes the birth and early trajectory of development economics during the 1950s. It shows the European origins of many core concepts of development economics and how they acquired global currency. The article also discusses the links between the birth of the new...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 269–285.
Published: 01 December 2018
...John Toye This article charts the rise and fall of the claim that development economics is a separate, independent branch of economics from neoclassical economics, from 1960 to 1980. It also traces the changes in development policy that followed the collapse of that doctrinal claim, while arguing...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 303–322.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that mental models—categories, concepts, narratives, and worldviews—profoundly influence our decision making by unconsciously shaping what we perceive and the “toolbox” of strategies we draw on to respond. Many researchers have connected this idea to economic development, yet they rarely identify their work...
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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (2): 305–309.
Published: 01 June 1976
.... WILES British Economic Thought and India, 1600-1858: A Study in the History oj Development Economics. By William J. Barber. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975, Pp. viii, 243. $19.25. The period of Professor Barber’s gracefully written book is the lifespan of the English East...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (4): 754–756.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., and the Jew- ish Response. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Temple, Sir William. [1673] 1972. Observations upon the United Provinces of the Netherlands, with an introduction by Sir George Clark. Oxford: Oxford Univer- sity Press. W. Arthur Lewis and the Birth of Development Economics...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (5): 857–892.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Michele Alacevich This article, based on previously untapped archival sources, offers an assessment of the life and thought of Paul Rosenstein-Rodan, a pioneer of development economics and one of the first articulators of both the “Big Push” and “balanced growth” theories. In addition...
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History of Political Economy 1–35.
Published: 10 November 2021
...Mauro Boianovsky In the late 1970s Paul Samuelson drafted the outline of a paper, never published, with a critical assessment of the theoretical innovations of postwar development economics. He found it a “vital” but essentially “not tractable” subject, with a “voluminous” and “repetitive...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 10–39.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Peter Boettke; Steven Horwitz The Limits of Economic Expertise: Prophets, Engineers, and the State in the History of Development Economics Peter Boettke and Steven Horwitz What role is there for government in promoting the economic well-being of citizens within its national boundaries...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (Supplement): 312–336.
Published: 01 December 1996
...William Ascher Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 References Adelman , Irma , and Cynthia Morris. 1973 . Economic Growth and Social Equity in Developing Countries . Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford University Press. Ascher , William . 1983 . New Development...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 168–190.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the precise influence of the work of Arrow and others around him on engineering and R&D management, the issues they grappled with have remained relevant for more than half a century. Research and Development, Testing, and the Economics of Information, 1937 63 William Thomas In the United States during...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (suppl_1): 122–142.
Published: 01 January 1997
... and the Law: From Posner to Post Modernism. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 The Trial of Homo Economicus: What Law and Economics Tells Us about the Development of Economic Imperialism Steven G. Medema Economic analysis in the last third of the twentieth century has been...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (4): 489–517.
Published: 01 November 1984
... and the post-Keynesians.’ Economic Journal 86 , no. 342 : 209 -25. Leontief , Wassily 1974 . Nobel Lecture: ‘Structure of the world economy: outline of a simple input-output formulation.’ Swedish Journal of Economics 76 , no. 4 : 387 -401. Lewis , W. A. 1954 . ‘Economic development...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (3): 561–563.
Published: 01 September 1989
... of Economic Zssues (Vol. XXI, No. 3-4, September-December 1987) for a broader view of contemporary institutional economics. University of Michigan DANIELR. FUSFELD Edgeworth and the development of neoclassical economics. By John Creedy. New York: Basil Blackwell, 1986...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (3): 579–582.
Published: 01 September 1990
... nationalekonomiska vetenskapens Utveckling i Finland intill Ar I918 (The development of economics in Finland uontil 1918). By H. Bjorkqvist. Publica- tions of the Research Institute of the Abo Academy Foundation. 109, 1986. 684 pp. Bjorkqvist’s history surveys the development of economics in Finland...