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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (3): 649–657.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Round in an “Endless Series.” HOPE 9.4 : 504 -21. Aquinas and Aristotle’s Distinction on Wealth João César das Neves This brief essay focuses on a specific point of political economy, the Aristotelian distinction of two types of wealth. Such a philosophical and ethical distinction...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (4): 547–575.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Henry Cunynghame addressed the consequences that an increase in the supply of goods might have for individual utility when this includes external effects such as a desire for display and distinction. Such interdependencies in consumption were also taken very seriously by A. C. Pigou who, in successive...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (3): 505–519.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Wenzer, 109 -33. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe. Tullock, Gordon. 1967 . The Welfare Costs of Tariffs,Monopolies, and Theft. Western Economic Journal 5 (June): 224 -32. Frank Knight’s Proposal to End Distinctions among Factors of Production and His Objection to the Single Tax Florenz...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (4): 545–571.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Park, MD 20742; e-mail: jfrankli@umd.edu . The author would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their key insights and criticism. Truly Handmaidens to Policy? Evaluating Agricultural Economists’ Claim to a Distinct Tradition of Applied Economics Jonathan S. Franklin...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (4): 577–603.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Reinhard Schumacher Hla Myint interpreted Adam Smith's “two distinct benefits” from foreign trade as a vent-for-surplus gain and a productivity gain. This classification has been adopted widely, but the vent-for-surplus gain has caused some debates. In this article, I show that Myint's...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 58–77.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Paul Erickson This paper makes two related points about the nature of application that are potentially relevant to assessing the recent “applied turn” in economics. First, it draws upon the historiography of the sciences to suggest the kind of rhetorical work performed by distinctions between “pure...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 316–331.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., but be indifferent if they are low, a pattern not easily deducible from any kind of optimality theory. Kahneman's distinction between “fast” and “slow” systems is indistinguishable from the distinction between active and silent responses in the CE model, which therefore offers a causal account of human as well...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (2): 297–322.
Published: 01 June 2010
...David Andrews The positive/normative distinction, in its modern form, was introduced into economics by Lionel Robbins. Robbins's discussion of the distinction was provoked in part by Ralph Hawtrey's prior claim that economics cannot be dissociated from ethics. Robbins's argument has been quite...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 121–142.
Published: 01 December 2008
...) was supposed to be compatible with Christian belief and of service to Newtonian natural theology. This changed suddenly in 1798. Thomas Robert Malthus's first Essay inaugurated “economics” (the study of scarcity), seemingly incompatible with the Christian religion. Richard Whately's distinction between...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 7–29.
Published: 01 December 2019
... conceptualizations of labor generate distinct approaches to determining wages and establishing norm rates. This approach draws attention to two central questions: the structural character of the transition to socialism in 1940s Hungary and the historical contingencies of the definition and assessment of work...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 59–84.
Published: 01 December 2020
... & Telegraph. I argue that distinct structural features of telephone engineering in general, and AT&T in particular, created overlaps between the practices of engineering and economics, and also opened space for Rorty to craft a broader vision for the “statistical control of business” through...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 245–269.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Guillaume Yon The article studies the development of the long-term marginal cost pricing of electricity in France, in the 1950s and 1960s. The engineers who managed the public monopoly for the production, transport, and distribution of electricity promoted a distinctive version of the economics...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (3): 405–436.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... Reactions to Domar's approach at the time brought about methodological assertions on the distinction between models and theories. Domar's model was an open one, in the sense that his growth equation allowed different closures. A main feature of the model was its relatively stable capital-output ratio, which...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 667–707.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to highlight some of her choices of translation. Thus we supplement the existing interpretations of Grouchy’s choices of translation. We show that the self-interested basis of her system of sympathy might explain, at least in part, why she missed the important Smithian distinction between self-love...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 187–212.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Elizabeth Popp Berman The deregulatory moment of the late 1970s increased the policy influence of economics in the United States by linking the efforts of two distinct communities of economists: a systems analytic group and an industrial organization (I/O) group. The systems analytic group, which...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 June 2018
... is particularly enriching. Mill and Jevons are indeed situated at a turning point of the history of economics and the productive/unproductive distinction. The article endeavours to highlight and to clarify the implications of this transition by examining Mill’s and Jevons’s definitions of economically productive...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 425–481.
Published: 01 September 2018
... community came to use several modeling strategies, including overlapping generation models, the Arrow-Debreu framework with restricted participation, game theory, and chaotic dynamics. They also developed overlapping yet distinct vocabularies, including terms such as sunspots , animal spirits , and self...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (4): 735–775.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Douglas A. Irwin Over the last decade, there has been an outpouring of scholarly research on the Chicago school of economics and its leading figures. This paper provides a selective survey of this research, focusing in particular on (1) the origins of a distinctive Chicago economics in the 1930s...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 76–93.
Published: 01 December 2018
... thought: (1) his unusually ambitious and modern ideas about economic development, (2) his distinctive view that China’s economic development required (properly managed) foreign help, and (3) his optimism about the prospects for international cooperation in the immediate post–World War I context. Sun...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (1): 129–135.
Published: 01 February 2019
...E. Roy Weintraub This paper reviews Craufurd Goodwin’s distinctive role as scholar-administrator from his arrival as a student at Duke in 1955 to his move to the Ford Foundation in 1970. Correspondence may be addressed to E. Roy Weintraub, Department of Economics, Duke University, 213 Social...