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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 579–585.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Yann Giraud There are two main approaches to the use of textbooks in the history of recent economics. One approach consists in seeing textbooks as repositories of past knowledge and in using them as shortcuts to retrace changes in the discipline. Another perspective, favored by science studies...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 153–174.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Pedro Teixeira In recent years there has been a growing interest in history of science in the study of textbooks and their multiple roles for the contemporary history of science. In this text we look at MIT economics by exploring the role of textbooks in consolidation of the department’s position...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 31–58.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Amy Sue Bix Standard histories of economic thought portray Paul Samuelson’s 1948 Economics textbook as the first serious attempt at teaching economics to young engineers. In reality, many other professors, both in economics and engineering, had extensively addressed that issue before World War II...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (2): 227–251.
Published: 01 June 1975
...Daniel Horowitz Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 [HOPE Vol. 7 (1975) No. 21 Textbook models of American economic growth, 1837-191 1 Da nie 1 Horo wit z I During the last twenty years...
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History of Political Economy (1973) 5 (2): 339–358.
Published: 01 June 1973
...Ephraim Kleiman Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 An Early Modern Hebrew Textbook of Economics Ephraim Kleiman THEeconomic theory popularized in eastern European Jewish com- munities at the beginning...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (2): 207–240.
Published: 01 June 2015
...James Forder I consider the representation of theory concerning the relationship between inflation and unemployment, as presented in a sample of economics textbooks from the 1940s to the 1980s. It is argued that they contain nothing to contradict the impression from Forder, Macroeconomics...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 567–612.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Loïc Charles; Yann Giraud The rise of visual representation in textbooks is an important feature of the development of the economics discipline after World War II. We argue that it was preceded by a no less significant rise of visual representation in the larger literature devoted to social...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 134–152.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Yann Giraud Previous contributions to the history of economics have tried to assess Paul Samuelson’s political positioning by tracing it in the subsequent editions of his famous textbook Economics . By contrast, this article depicts the making of Economics itself as a political process. It argues...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (1): 105–134.
Published: 01 March 2003
... (supplement): 12 -30. Bartlett, R. M., and D. J. Weidenaar. 1988 . An Introduction to the Proceedings of the Invitational Conference on the Principles of Economics Textbook. Journal of Economic Education 19 (spring): 109 -12. “Big Questions.” 1973 . The Economist , 20 October, 147 -48. Blaug...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 75–99.
Published: 01 December 2019
... at the present stage of development. Textbooks and instruction materials on the political economy of the first postrevolutionary decade mainly provided extended commentaries to Marx s Capital. The pragmatic element in economic curricula was pro- vided by courses in the theory of the transition economy (later...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 97–113.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in development economics at the London School of Economics. In addition, Bauer coauthored the first British textbook in development economics, The Economics of Under-developed Countries (1957), with Basil Yamey. This early history of development economics in Britain has therefore a very different provenance from...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 February 2022
...” literature. This article discusses how that assessment fits in Samuelson’s published writings on economic development, throughout several editions of his textbook Economics , and in papers he wrote before and after that assessment. Increasing returns posed a main analytical hurdle, together with the elusive...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 191–196.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... Myrdal, G. 1958 . Value in Social Theory . London: Routledge. Robbins, L. [1932] 1935 . An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science . 2nd ed. London:Macmillan. Sen, A. 1987 . On Ethics and Economics . Oxford: Blackwell. Robbins, Textbooks, and the Extreme Value...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 671–688.
Published: 01 November 2008
...: Gad Publishers. ———. 1911b . Om “grundrente” af fiskegrunde (On “Land Rent” of Fishing Grounds). Nationaløkonomisk tidsskrift 49.5 : 499 -505. English translations: Hannesson and Anderson 1981 and Andersen 1983. ———. 1921 . Manuskript til lærebog i nationaløkonomi (Textbook in economics...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 198–228.
Published: 01 December 2014
... from Robert Solow’s seminal neoclassical growth model of 1956 through the stabilization of growth theory in the first graduate textbooks. Correspondence may be addressed to Mauro Boianovsky, Department of Economics, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia DF, 70910-900, Brazil (e-mail: mboianovsky...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 537–551.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Gerhard Michael Ambrosi In the pure theory of foreign trade, offer curves are still a well-known textbook device for analyzing conflicting interests between countries engaged in foreign trade. In his early days Alfred Marshall suggested that this analytical device be used also for industrial...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 863–894.
Published: 01 October 2020
... (1964: 779), echoed in the follow up survey by Ronald Britto (1973: 1343). By the end of the decade, Edwin Burmeister and Rodney Dobell (both of whom graduated in 1965 from MIT), in one of the first graduate textbooks on economic growth, recognized that the field was very much in flux (Burmeister...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (5): 935–950.
Published: 01 October 2022
... economist to win the Nobel Prize, “the foremost voice in the second half of twentieth century economics” (Arrow 2006 : xv) and the author of the best-selling economics textbook of all time, selling a total of 4.5 million copies in forty different languages (Kennedy 2010 : 110). The influence...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (4): 799–801.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., and I expect this book will become a staple of (the few remaining) graduate course outlines. Anyone who teaches the history of economics should have this book. While it will not function as a primary undergraduate textbook, its rich, well-organized resources will improve any undergraduate or graduate...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (1): 147–165.
Published: 01 March 1993
... 2 . 2 : 156 -72. Feiner , Susan F. , and Barbara A. Morgan. 1987 . Women and Minorities in Introductory Economics Textbooks: 1974–1984 Journal of Economic Education 18 . 4 : 376 -92. Feiner , Susan F. , and Bruce Roberts. 1990 . Hidden by the Invisible Hand: Neoclassical Economic...