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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., and Peter Newman. New York: Macmillan. ____. 1998 . The Private Uses of Public Interests: Incentives and Institutions. Journal of Economic Perspectives 12.2 : 3 -22. Kautilya on Moral and Material Incentives, and Effort Balbir S. Sihag The ruler’s duties are stated...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 226–238.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press . Psychology Fails to Trump the Multiyear, Structural Development Plan: Albert Hirschman’s Largely Frustrated Efforts to Place the “Ability to Make and Carry Out Development Decisions” at the Center of the Development Economics of the late...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (1): 169–172.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Leigh Deneef Craufurd Goodwin’s sense that the Graduate School was not adequately preparing its doctoral students for academic careers in a variety of institutions led to both a local and a national refocusing of efforts. The local effort produced a best-selling book, The Academic’s Handbook...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 151–180.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., an effort that has been missed because it never led to any published work. Finally, the article examines Hayek's attempt to articulate a theory of the market process, one that would be at the same level of generality as the economic calculus, in lectures he gave at the University of Virginia. He never...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (1): 47–75.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Stephen Macekura This article explores Dudley Seers’s efforts to reform international development during the 1960s and 1970s. In particular, it emphasizes Seers’s criticisms of conventional economic metrics, such as Gross National Product (GNP), and his efforts to find alternative ways to measure...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 62–87.
Published: 01 December 2008
... these efforts received a significant stimulus with the first papal documents promoting the social doctrine of the Catholic Church. By the early decades of the twentieth century, Catholic economic thought had flourished. In this article we deal with the evolution of Catholic economic thought in western...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 88–113.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Daniela Parisi This essay focuses on Francesco Vito (1902–1968), one of the most important Italian economists and a contributor to an extensive, thorough debate in Catholic social thinking, a debate at times accompanied and followed by exacting and solid experience in the real world, in an effort...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 199–233.
Published: 01 December 2010
... close to the natural sciences. The same was true of leading postwar economists, and yet they alone opted out, with only a few exceptions. We explore this divide as it emerged in the early development of the Ford Foundation's Behavioral Sciences Program (BSP). We describe early efforts to incorporate...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (2): 195–233.
Published: 01 June 2012
... if it is remembered that the attempts by a handful of economists to expand their jurisdiction over phenomena that had remained outside their reach occurred at a time when natural scientists showed similar ambitions. As those economists' efforts found a more receptive audience within the profession, disputes shifted...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 607–616.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Heinz D. Kurz; Neri Salvadori Mark Blaug has written another paper in which he attacks “Sraffian” economics. He characterizes his piece as “a new version of an earlier effort [that] extends and hopefully deepens the argument.” A careful scrutiny of the paper shows that Blaug reiterates once again...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 187–212.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Elizabeth Popp Berman The deregulatory moment of the late 1970s increased the policy influence of economics in the United States by linking the efforts of two distinct communities of economists: a systems analytic group and an industrial organization (I/O) group. The systems analytic group, which...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 71–89.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Loïc Charles; Christine Théré In this article, we show that Quesnay, while himself devoted to a major analytical effort to create what was at the time, like today, assessed as an original and far-reaching social theory, was also very much concerned with the development of a systematic empirical...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 20–37.
Published: 01 December 2013
... by the Church Peace Union, was followed by two books and many articles by Fisher urging US entry into the League of Nations. Fisher’s efforts to educate the public about “money illusion” led him for several years to write a weekly newspaper column to accompany the announcement of the weekly price index...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 351–374.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Ostrander. Their collaborative essay became Kindleberger’s effort to reclaim hegemonic stability theory from the scholars who developed it following his works of the 1970s and 1980s. Correspondence may be addressed to Stephen Meardon, Department of Economics, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine 04011; e...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 57–88.
Published: 01 March 2009
... efforts to build a forecasting service are an early chapter in the evolution of the social sciences, the growth of a class of financial analysts, and the commercialization of academic knowledge. Correspondence may be addressed to Walter Friedman, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA 02163; e-mail...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 52–72.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Vítězslav Sommer The article explores the effort by economists and economic journalists in Czechoslovakia in the 1960s to translate economic knowledge to the political language of reform communism. Czechoslovak economists aimed to cultivate public understanding of economic issues and to disseminate...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 7–29.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... The second, technical norms, was a long-term project initiated by the socialist state to design norms based on workers’ physical capacity in order to extract the greatest amount of effort most efficiently. In both cases, wages were set according to the level of exertion expended by the worker, not by output...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (1): 171–190.
Published: 01 February 2020
... targets of his own creation, that his grasp of central concepts (including the labor theory of value) is flawed, and that he simply ignores material that does not suit his mordacious ends. Although Grieve’s stated purpose is to defend the scholarly status quo, it is argued that his misplaced efforts do...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (1): 115–141.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Michael Schneider This article traces the development of the methods of representing the degree of income inequality that were developed in the early twentieth century by Max Otto Lorenz and Corrado Gini. It suggests that Gini’s efforts to perfect the Lorenz curve may well have facilitated his...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to the gradual backsliding of visual imagination in postwar economics. If many today recognize the usefulness of diagrams for the dissemination of economic knowledge, only a few are aware that preceding the attempts to make these diagrams intelligible to their users, a real effort of visual imagination...