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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 479–495.
Published: 01 June 2021
... the rethinking of the natural law foundations of the discipline. Understanding the political philosophical underpinnings of universal Cameral sciences, as they were formulated using the language of natural law, enables a new interpretation of the history of Cameralism. The shift from duties based on natural law...
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History of Political Economy (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...
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History of Political Economy (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 (2010) 42 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 June 2010
... institutionalism and his own transaction cost framework. This time, however, he adds a critical remark. Despite its appeal, he argues, Commons’s study of transactions is not without its weakness. At issue is the nexus between Commons and Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld’s analysis of rights and duties. In William...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (4): 496–520.
Published: 01 November 1982
.... 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 serious long-term problem was in agriculture...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (2): 161–197.
Published: 01 June 1977
... 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. Sections I11...
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History of Political Economy (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 (1976) 8 (4): 540–563.
Published: 01 November 1976
... 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 prohibits from all others, or to exempt the goods of one...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (2): 343–382.
Published: 01 June 2009
... 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, addressed to the Borders of Kent and Sussex...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (4): 571–604.
Published: 01 November 2007
... into the best method “of raising by taxation such revenue as may be neces- sary to supply the wants of the Government” (U.S. Revenue Commission 1866a, 2). As the war drew to a close, the immediate wants of the gov- ernment diminished, and the entire system of internal taxes and customs duties required...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 219–226.
Published: 01 June 2005
... by 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 (2000) 32 (3): 553–584.
Published: 01 September 2000
... 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 features made his version distinctive...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 91–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
... 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 of Smith’s views on the state remains controversial. Robert Heil- broner (1996), for example, emphasizes the significant list of things Smith thought...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (4): 559–581.
Published: 01 November 1996
... on the Income Tax Exemption and Inheritance Taxes: The Evidence Reconsidered Robert B. Ekelund Jr. and Douglas M. Walker A succession duty is the most unobjectionable mode of [statically and intertemporally redistributing wealth] . . . because in that way it is confined...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 September 1995
... 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 balance...
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History of Political Economy (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 (2008) 40 (5): 189–211.
Published: 01 December 2008
... no close agreement in conclusions . . . and my own opinions were for many years unsettled and widely fl uctuating. What was fi xed and unalterable and accepted by us all was the necessity and duty of examining the evidence for historical Christianity with strict scien- tifi c impartiality...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 681–704.
Published: 01 December 2016
... University Press . ———. 1991 . Public Moralists: Political Thought and Intellectual Life in Britain, 1850–1930 . Oxford : Clarendon Press . ———. 2001 . “My Roles and Their Duties: Sidgwick as Philosopher, Professor, and Public Moralist.” In Henry Sidgwick , edited by Harrison Ross , 9...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (3): 515–521.
Published: 01 September 1986
... of industry from duty; (2) to remove or reduce protective duties, especially those on food; (3) to clear from the tariff unprotective and unnecessary duties whose collection costs absorbed the bulk of the reve- nues generated; and (4) to lower the duties on highly taxed articles of food. See...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (2): 479–498.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of duties on industrial products—duties that would impede the flow of workers from industry to agriculture and thus precipitate a rise in rent at the cost of wages. To deny this possibility categorically and yet concede that a re- distribution of property would be to the advantage of the most numer- ous...