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History of Political Economy (1 December 2013) 45 (suppl_1): 114–136.
Published: 01 December 2013
... book, An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science , that academic economists should not indulge in such activity. The present essay describes how he fulfilled what he saw as his duty to use his expertise to enlighten nonexperts, especially once he became professor of economics at the...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1992) 24 (3): 745–748.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Temptation of running such Goods as paid high Duties. ([1728] in Davis 1964, 21) Aside from being one of the earliest references to a principle that has become known as the “Laffer Curve,” which shows that a tax or tariff Correspondence may be addressed to Bruce Bartlett, U.S. Treasury...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 1999) 31 (Supplement): 209–235.
Published: 01 December 1999
... William J. Barber For roughly 80 percent of the first century and a quarter of the nation’s existence, the federal government imposed tariff duties on imported works of art. Among economists, this phenomenon has passed largely unremarked. The careful reader of such standard works as F. W. Taus...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 2010) 42 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Newcomb Hohfeld’s analysis of rights and duties. In William- son’s words, “Commons turned . . . to W. N. Hohfeld’s system of ‘funda- mental legal concepts’ to implement his ideas. . . . The resulting effort to interpret transactions and ongoing concerns with the use of juridical rea- soning resulted...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 1982) 14 (4): 496–520.
Published: 01 November 1982
... finances of the state were another issue. The servicing of the na- tional debt was costly, and the state had other large obligations. Its income was mainly from taxes on land and import duties. The fiscal problems were made worse by the deflation. Among the sectors of the economy, the most...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1977) 9 (2): 161–197.
Published: 01 June 1977
... perpetuate by over- caution a neglect which must be blamed in part on Marshall’s own reluctance to simplify and stylize. Discussion commences in section I1 with the repudiation of “economic man Marshall added to the economic motive the further motives of duty and desire for approbation...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1993) 25 (3): 558–561.
Published: 01 September 1993
... duties or responsibilities. The title of the book originates with Levy’s contention that if economists lis- tened more closely to the conversations of ordinary people they would not have failed to appreciate the importance of approbation and might learn more in the future. The Homeric...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 2005) 37 (2): 219–226.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Jeffrey Young. Aldershot, U.K.: Edward Elgar. Medema, Steven G., and Warren J. Samuels. 2005 .“Only Three Duties”: The Economic Role of Government in Adam Smith's Political Economy. In The Elgar Companion to Adam Smith , edited by Jeffrey Young. Aldershot, U.K.: Edward Elgar. Meek, R. L., D. D...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2007) 39 (4): 571–604.
Published: 01 November 2007
... close, the immediate wants of the gov- ernment diminished, and the entire system of internal taxes and customs duties required revision. With respect to customs duties, however, revis- ing them did not imply dismantling them, or even necessarily adjusting them downward. From 1861 to 1865 the...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1983) 15 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 1983
..., pastoral teachings laid down a definite code of ethical behavior. It became the duty of believers to lead a godly life. Each person was morally obliged to be diligent in pursuing his vocational calling. Dil- igence was to be coupled with a strong belief in asceticism. The long list of forbidden...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 2009) 41 (2): 343–382.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... In vol. 4 of The Works and Correspondence of David Ricardo , edited by P. Sraffa, with the collaboration of M. H. Dobb. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Salomons, David. 1839 . Reflections on the Operation of the present Scale of Duties for regulating the importation of Foreign Corn...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 1976) 8 (4): 540–563.
Published: 01 November 1976
... prohibition of British woolens), but more strongly of trade diversion-through the wine duty preference. Trade diversion was harmful to the country which granted such preferences: When a nation binds itself by treaty either to permit the entry of certain goods from one foreign country which it...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1995) 27 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 September 1995
... summarizes his case against my interpretation thus: “There is no clear, unambiguous statement of recantation [by Malthus] on the Corn Laws. Although Malthus in 1826 recommended a reduction in the level of the duty on imported corn, the textual evidence so far produced [in Hollander 19921 is, on...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2000) 32 (3): 553–584.
Published: 01 September 2000
... defense of the role of capital in alleviating poverty. This theory allowed Scrope to fully integrate an organic paternalism and a utilitarian discourse of rights and duties into his political economy. Although Scrope was far from be- ing the first writer toattempt tounveil the secret concatenation, two...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 91–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
... project would be impossible, as he suggests that Smith must have forgotten, for example, that he advocated certain regulations of interest rates and banks when he came to write book 5 on the duties of the sovereign (139). Notwithstanding Viner’s authority in the history of economics, the question...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1983) 15 (2): 284.
Published: 01 June 1983
... are supported by an awesome two hundred and forty footnotes). Still, the author’s scholarship is admirable, and the topic warrants the attention of historians of economic thought. The “land question” encompasses the variety of legal and customary rights and duties relating to landed...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2000) 32 (4): 1036–1037.
Published: 01 November 2000
... an unhappy boy. “Surely Maynard got a sense of orgasmic action that was more than punishment, surely Neville felt something more pleasurable than the satisfaction of doing his disagreeable duty” (25). But this is not all. His “monster” father also made him undergo a circumcision at age eight...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1982) 14 (3): 441–444.
Published: 01 September 1982
... claim rights.” That is, property belongs to the commonwealth, and in- dividuals only acquire the right to use part of the common, contingent on their 442 History of Political Economy I4:3 (1982) performance of their duties to society. Clearly, Tully’s work is diametrically op- posed to...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2000) 32 (3): 415–420.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... ____. 1907 . Review of Preferential and Protective Import Duties, by A. C. Pigou. Economic Journal 17 : 98 -102. Edgeworth, F. Y. 1908 . Appreciations of Mathematical Theories—III. Economic Journal 18 (September): 392 -403. Graaff, J. de V. 1949 . On Optimum Tariff Structures. Review of...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1983) 15 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 1983
... cases revealed that Calvinist calling was the major cause for founding and running enterprises because moneymaking was regarded as a reli- gious duty. What needs to be shown is that these religiously bound men were the initiators of the new concerns, followed by groups of imitators in the...