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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 537–574.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Laura Holden; Jeff Biddle Prior to 1958, “human capital” was little more than a suggestive phrase in economics and played no role in discussions of education policy. Within five years, there was an active theoretical and empirical human capital research program in economics. Over the same period...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 315–342.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., Education, and Welfare. This growing influence of economists sheds light on the emerging economic analyses of social phenomena, such as human capital theory, health economics, and the economic analysis of crime, which appeared as valuable tools for public policy. We also study the reaction of other social...
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History of Political Economy 27–52.
Published: 26 August 2021
.... By appealing to government administrators in both the United States and developing countries, Schultz helped shift development policies toward state-supported technical assistance, public education, and market-oriented policies for the agricultural sectors in the global South. Copyright © 2021 Duke...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 257–288.
Published: 01 December 2000
... and the Silence of the Lambs: The Changing Assumptions beneath Higher Education Policy,Reform, and Society. In Emerging Patterns of Social Demand and University Reform: Through a Glass Darkly , edited by David Dill and Barbara Sporn. Oxford: IAU Press and Pergamon. The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 114–136.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and magazines, and articles and books. He had the opportunity to influence UK economic policy directly during the Second World War. After the war he exerted a strong influence on government policy toward the arts and higher education. The irony is that he is also known for his apparent claim in his best-known...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 551–569.
Published: 01 June 2021
... system. Integration, unification, and centralization were on the agenda. Viennese government circles relied on Cameralism as the leading theory of state, economy, and society, while Cameralism rose, broadened, and became institutionalized in administration and higher education. The most important works...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 234–260.
Published: 01 December 2010
...David C. Engerman In the 1940s and 1950s, as Soviet studies became a vibrant academic enterprise with significant links to the policy world, economic Sovietology occupied a special place. Those same years saw, also, the first major wave of decolonization and with it the rise of development...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 20–37.
Published: 01 December 2013
... adjustments of inflationary expectations. He proposed a for- mula for an “ideal index” of prices (the geometric mean of the Paasche and Laspeyres indexes) both to educate the public out of “money illusion” and to provide the basis for a “compensated dollar” monetary policy rule to stabilize...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 375–378.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Policies). His research interests focus on the economics of higher education, notably on mar- kets and privatization, and the development of human capital as a research program. He has also published several articles and book chapters on the history of economic thought and on the economics...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 341–344.
Published: 01 December 2008
... on organ transplants (La transplantation d’organes: Un commerce entre les êtres humains) are forthcom- ing in 2009. Pedro Teixeira is a professor on the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto and senior researcher at the Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies (CIPES...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (2): 239–259.
Published: 01 June 1990
... demand for education and the relation of education and education policy to economic growth. But neither he nor later classical writers followed this path to any extent or examined the variety of related phenomena con- sidered by modern economics under the heading “human capital the- ory...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (3): 595–621.
Published: 01 September 1992
... such vulnerability, it can employ sev- eral discriminatory tactics (Breton, 143). These include the attempt to “seek to alter the preferences of citizens so as to reduce the differences that exist between them and thus make them more homogeneous” (143). The seizure of the high ground of education policy...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 317–336.
Published: 01 December 2014
... for the National Conference of Black Mayors. Loury is now one of the most prominent economists in America, holding a distinguished chair at Brown University, and Ferguson is one of the most well-known researchers on education policy and the racial achievement gap, holding a faculty position at Harvard’s...
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History of Political Economy (1969) 1 (1): 173–186.
Published: 01 March 1969
... to the facts and he had little education; his influence on the decisions of government was usually negligible.16 Smith’s views on the capacity of laborers and landowners to assess and influence economic policy reflects the situation he was accustomed to in eighteenth-century England...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (Supplement): 395–400.
Published: 01 December 1996
... of American graduate education in economics in various countries; (g) research on the interaction of economics and politics in the policy reform process (see Rodrik 1996), and its relationship to the Washington consensus (or universal convergence). If the present volume succeeds in further opening up...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (Supplement): 369–391.
Published: 01 December 1996
... of the Commission on Graduate Education in Economics (COGEE). Journal of Economic Literature 29 . 3 : 1088 –109. Nelson , Joan M. , ed. 1990 . Economic Crisis and Policy Choice: The Politics of Adjustment in the Third World. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Rosen , George . 1985...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (1): 55–81.
Published: 01 March 1997
... for new programs; “and finally that the inertia of the educational policy-making setup is such that simple reforms can be effected only over a period of years” (Commission of the American Council on Education 1943,70-71; see also 52). In May 1945 the Board of Trustees named George D...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (Supplement): 97–122.
Published: 01 December 1996
...Young Back Choi Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 References Allen , William R. 1977 . Economics, Economists and Economic Policy: Modern American Experience. HOPE 9 . 1 : 48 –88. Brenner , Reuven . 1992a . Making Sense out of Nonsense. In Educating...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (Supplement): 53–81.
Published: 01 December 1998
... 1981 . The Business Response to Keynes, 1929–1964 . New York: Columbia University Press. Fisher , Gene H. , and Warren E. Walker 1994 . Operations Research and the RAND Corporation . Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND. Flexner , Abraham 1910 . Medical Education in the United States...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (Supplement): 3–11.
Published: 01 December 1996
... largely exploratory. In addition to economic ideas and policy as conventionally interpreted, they focus heavily on the role of institu- tions with educational, governmental, and policy-making functions and responsibilities. The remarkable post-World War I1 expansion of uni- versities...