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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 623–628.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the popular and scholarly divide, we can examine how economics participates in the making of mass culture. Correspondence may be addressed to Tiago Mata, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London, UK; email: t.mata@ucl.ac.uk . Copyright © 2018 Duke University...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 275–294.
Published: 01 June 2011
...David Throsby In 1857 in Manchester John Ruskin delivered two public lectures which he titled The Political Economy of Art . Can these lectures be seen in the history of economic thought as prefiguring the contemporary field of cultural economics? This article considers six issues of interest in...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 345–349.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Economics Program. Edited by Robert van Horn, Philip Mirowski, and Thomas A. Stapleford. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. lii; 399 pp. Hardback $110.00. “The University of Chicago has been identified with a unique brand of economic thinking for at least half a century. The essays in this...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 52–72.
Published: 01 December 2019
... . Mervart Jan . 2017 . “ Czechoslovak Marxist Humanism and the Revolution .” Studies in East European Thought 69 ( 1 ): 111 – 26 . Mitchell Timothy . 1998 . “ Fixing the Economy .” Cultural Studies 12 ( 1 ): 82 – 101 . Mitchell Timothy . 2005 . “ The Work of Economics...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 9–31.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Wallace as secretary of agriculture, created an opportunity for economic research to expand in the department. Later, in 1922, Taylor devised a scheme to merge his office with the Bureau of Markets and Crop Esti- mates, the USDA’s center for data collection, to form the Bureau of Agri- cultural...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (1): 83–105.
Published: 01 March 1996
... Review 81 : 58 -70. Adam Smith on the Cultural Effects of Specialization: Splenetics versus Economics Edwin G. West 1. Introduction In the mid- 1960s’ the learned journals witnessed a controversy over the meaning of Adam Smith’s “second thoughts” on the virtues of capital- ism’s...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (3): 412–430.
Published: 01 September 2005
... up the resulting “income gap.” The book is nothing if not quantitative. For their work, Baumol and Bowen are widely credited with having begun the area of inquiry referred to as either cultural economics or eco- nomics of the arts. In a survey for the Journal of Economic Literature, David...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 10–27.
Published: 01 December 2020
... speci c national cultures. Of course, these three aspects are necessarily interrelated, and several contributions ended up addressing them together. Our volume, accordingly, starts, in part 1, with three chapters on inter- actions between economics and engineering knowledge in speci c types of...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 88–113.
Published: 01 December 2008
... to turn into action the mediation between the Gospel and history proposed by Catholic social thinking. Economists made that effort under the influence of what could be regarded as the last stage of a tradition that was already present in the culture of economic matters and behavior and had previously...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 30–51.
Published: 01 December 2019
... just ignore this concern if our economics rested on as solid grounds as it does in the Soviet Union. Under our circumstances, however, we might easily undermine the as yet only budding culture of engaging in [professional] discussions.4 It comes, thus, as little surprise, that the institute, which soon...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 187–221.
Published: 01 June 2013
...-known period in the career of the foremost development economist. “Marvellous Intellectual Feasts”: Arthur Lewis at the London School of Economics, 1933–48 Barbara Ingham and Paul Mosley Arthur Lewis spent a decade and a half at the London School of Econom- ics, as student, lecturer, and...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 569–593.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., and method of analy- sis, Keynes was the quintessential product of Cambridge culture. In fact 1. In many respects the death of Keynes, in 1946, marks a watershed between two important phases for economic theory as developed at Cambridge: in this article we consider the fi rst and not the...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (1): 91–118.
Published: 01 March 2015
... italiana played a decisive role in building and sustaining a cultural consensus in favor of nationalism and fascism. It was also one of the earliest and most organic means for the theorization and legitimization (moral, economic, and political) of fascist squads. This fascism was already imbued...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 174–177.
Published: 01 March 1990
... identified in the work of Hume, Smith, and especially John Millar, Scottish thinkers who viewed the past from a perspective that was complexly “economic and social, political and cultural, legal and anthropological” ( 18). There followed a century-long hiatus in the development of the discipline...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (3): 559–561.
Published: 01 September 1989
.... This is the third volume in Allan Gruchy’s series on institutional economics in the United States. The first, Modern economic thought: the American contribution (1947), is a classic account of the first two generations of American institution- alists. The second volume, Contemporary economic...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2020
...David Blockley This article contends that knowing and doing have become artificially separated in Western intellectual culture. The emphasis on scientific knowing has led to an overconfidence in our ability to predict the future and a neglect of the need to control complex and often unforeseen...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 71–169.
Published: 01 December 2016
... explain this pic- ture that relate variously to methodology, ideology, cultural history, and strategic decisions. The bulk of this article tests these hypotheses from an examination of the early literature of economics and psychology in the English-speaking world, from the 1890s until the outbreak...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (Supplement): 423–451.
Published: 01 December 1999
... , M. 1997 . Intriguing Jewellery: Royal Bodies and Luxurious Consumption. Textual Practice 11 . 3 (Winter): 494 -516. Pointon , M. 1998 . Jewellery, Intrigue and Economics: Court Culture and Display in England and France in the 1780s. In Markets for Art in Europe, 1400–1800 , edited...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (3): 571–573.
Published: 01 September 1990
...-documented survey of Greek thought on this subject. We have come a long way from the time when philosophers were only marginally interested in these “economic” texts and when economists read them in isolation from the broader context of Greek philosophy and culture. University of Antwerp...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (1): 222–224.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Mathematical Economics. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Secord, Anne. 2003. “Be what you would seem to be”: Samuel Smiles, Thomas Ed- ward, and the Making of a Working-Class Scientific Hero. Science in Context 16:147–73. Sidgwick, Henry. [1867] 1996. The Prophet of Culture. In Miscellaneous...