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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 1997
... Lagueux, UniversitC de Montrkal The Life and Political Economy of Lauchlin Currie: New Dealer, Presidential Adviser, and Development Economist. By Roger J. Sandilands. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1990.441 pp. This fine book combines a sympathetic biography of the economist who advised...
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History of Political Economy 27–52.
Published: 26 August 2021
...Paul Burnett In the early 1960s, the agricultural economist Theodore W. Schultz issued a critical assessment of the prevailing tenets of development economics in Transforming Traditional Agriculture . Aimed at educated bureaucrats rather than academic economists, he proposed no new development...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (3): 689–710.
Published: 01 September 1992
... ( June-September ): 202 -11. Singer , H. W. 1950 . The Distribution of Gains between Investing and Borrowing Countries. American Economic Review 40 ( May ): 473 -85. Shaping Opinion on Development Policy: Economists at the Colonial Office during World War I1 Barbara Ingham...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 172–190.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Thought . Harmondsworth, U.K. : Penguin . Barber William J. 1994 . “ British Classical Economists and Underdevelopment in India .” In From Classical Economics to Development Economics , edited by Meier G. , 51 – 67 . London : St. Martin’s . Baumol William . 1951...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (4): 454–462.
Published: 01 November 1974
...Daniel Horowitz Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 Historians and economists: perspectives on the development of American economic thought Daniel Horowitz In the current revival of interest in the history of economic thought, one problem is generally...
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History of Political Economy (1970) 2 (1): 118–132.
Published: 01 March 1970
...Abraham Hirsch Mr. Hiesch is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Brooklyn College. Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 Mitchell’s Work on Civil War Inflation in His Development as an Economist...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 187–221.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Barbara Ingham; Paul Mosley This article is concerned with the decade and a half spent by the development economist Arthur Lewis at the London School of Economics between 1933 and 1948. It discusses the intellectual traditions of the institution that Lewis joined and the various influences...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and development economics were born around the same time span, they evolved in different ways. Full histories of development economics started to appear in the 1980s, produced mostly by development economists and reflecting their experiences. This has changed in the last two decades or so, as historians...
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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 (1): 83–117.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Orsola Costantini This article analyzes the early but crucial stages of the development of the cyclically adjusted budget estimate. The idea of balancing the budget over the cycle was first conceived in the 1930s by the economists of the Stockholm school. During and after World War II...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 15–44.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Beatrice Cherrier This article tells the development of economics at MIT between 1940 and 1972. The recruitment of Paul Samuelson in 1940 fostered the establishment of a small community of economists within an engineering institute that was itself undergoing major transformations. A “new economics...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 99–126.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Roger E. Backhouse In the early 1930s American economists widely attributed the catastrophe of the Great Depression to concentration of income and wealth and the consequent concentration of market power, which interfered with the proper working of markets. Alongside this, there developed another...
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History of Political Economy 1–35.
Published: 10 November 2021
... of Economic Thought 20 , no. 1 : 58 – 88 . Boianovsky Mauro . 2018a . “ When the History of Ideas Meets Theory: Arthur Lewis and the Classical Economists on Development .” In Alacevich and Boianovsky 2018 : 172 – 90 . Boianovsky Mauro . 2018b . “ Beyond Capital Fundamentalism...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 307–339.
Published: 01 April 2020
... . Sandilands Roger . 1990 . The Life and Political Economy of Lauchlin Currie: New Dealer, Presidential Adviser, and Development Economist . Durham, N.C .: Duke University Press . Sandilands Roger . 2002 . “ The New Deal and ‘Domesticated Keynesianism’ in America .” In Economist...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (Supplement): 312–336.
Published: 01 December 1996
... War I1 era, many leading develop- ment economists, and economic practice, often rejected some of these principles. The first two propositions concerning self-centered rationality were frequently challenged; the virtues of free competition were chal- lenged even more strongly...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 10–27.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., for visiting professorships (2016, 2018) that were critical for the shaping of this joint project. Introduction 11 More recently, the development economist and MIT scholar Esther Du£o, another recent Nobel awardee, built on Roth s (2002) and Abhijit Banerjee s (2007: chap. 3) contributions and reiterated...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 241–262.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Brian Snowdon For almost thirty years the Solow model experienced relative neglect within the field of development economics. However, since the mid-1980s the neoclassical growth model has been at the heart of the debate among economists interested in the important issues of growth, development...
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History of Political Economy (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 (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 221–240.
Published: 01 December 2009
...: Committee for Economic Development. Easterly, W. 2002 . The Elusive Quest for Economic Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics . Cambridge: MIT Press. Findlay, R. 1979 . Economic Development and the Theory of International Trade. American Economic Review 69.2 : 186 –90...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 294–304.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Mary S. Morgan Twentieth-century economics has been characterized as developing an engineering mentality, but this history suggests the importance of distinguishing between a design approach and a problem-solving approach. The former is to be found in economists tasked with reconstructing broken...