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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (3): 485–495.
Published: 01 September 1986
... . Traité des dépenses d'exploitation aux chemins de fer . Bruxelles. Calsoyas , C. D. 1950 . ‘The mathematical theory of monopoly in 1839: Charles Ellet, Jr.’ Journal of Political Economy 43 : 162 -70. Dorfman , Joseph 1966 . The economic mind in American civilization , vol. 2...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2001
... in an Annales des Ponts et Chausées article on railway costs; and especially the ENPC-trained American engineer Charles Ellet Jr. As Ekelund and Hébert report, “Between 1839 and 1844,within a decade of his exposure to the ideas of the French engineering school,Ellet spewed forth a torrent of books and papers...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (2): 214–233.
Published: 01 June 1980
...Melvin Cross; Robert B. Ekelund, Jr. Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 References Calasoyas , C. D. . “The Mathematical Theory of Monopoly in 1839: Charles Ellet, Jr.” Journal of Political Economy 58 ( 1950 ): 162 -70. Cheysson , E. . “La Statistique...
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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (2): 265–273.
Published: 01 June 1988
...Reghinos D. Theocharis The Athens School of Economics and Business Science, 76 Patision Street, Athens 10434, GREECE. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 References Bell , C. R. 1986 . ‘Charles Ellet, Jr., and the theory of optimal input choice.’ History...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (4): 636–668.
Published: 01 November 1978
... Journal 10 (March 1972 ): 84 -94. Ellet Jr. Charles An Essay on the Laws of Trade in Reference to the Works of Internal Improvement in the United States . Richmond, 1839; reprinted New York, 1966 . Ellet Jr. Charles “A Popular Exposition of the Incorrectness of the Tariffs...
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History of Political Economy (1971) 3 (1): 208–223.
Published: 01 March 1971
... applicable to the most necessary things and to the most superfluous.” Cournot, Rescnrchcs, p. 38. But thcrc is some doubt whether Cournot conceived of a demand “curve” in this analysis. A contemporary of Cournot ’s, Charles Ellet, an American engineer, implicitly developed...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 March 1979
... monopoly of spatial economics in the interwar period and an extraordinary German preoccupation with the subject for an entire century after Thunen. That is not to say that the nineteenth century saw no work in spatial economics outside Germany. Charles Ellet’s Essay on the Laws of Trade...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 June 1977
... analysis was simply car- ried into academic economic analysis in this area by Walras and Edgeworth, was merely one of many contributors. Charles Ellet, Dionysius Lardner, Emile Cheysson and Clkment Colson were part of an ongoing tradition of writers who were concerned with the welfare...
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History of Political Economy (1981) 13 (1): 163–165.
Published: 01 March 1981
... paths between equilibria. Those who contributed to the marginal theory of the firm (e.g., Cournot, Ellet, von Thiinen, and Dupuit) are also treated primarily in this chapter, and a distinction begun in Chapter 2 is completed. Models of the Smith-Mill-Marshalllineage are seen...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (1): 109–113.
Published: 01 March 1974
... together with his analysis of market areas, Cheysson’s performance reveals a level of originality and sophis- tication in matters of spatial economics not matched by economists in this country until much later. His name should be included alongside those of Wilhelm Launhardt and Charles Ellet...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2000
... and utility had to be made and, in com- mon with many of the early engineers such as Charles Ellet, Dionysius Lardner, and Alphonse Belpaire, actual empirical calculations were also part of some of Dupuit’s investigations. (Naturally, formal statistical...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (4): 733–774.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... Charles Ellet in the United States, Alphonse Belpaire in Belgium, the engineer-economists Adolphe Jullien and Jules Dupuit in France, and Dionysius Lardner in the United Kingdom all undertook studies heavily relying on fi gures and statistics that calculated total costs and even average costs...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (3): 577–608.
Published: 01 September 2001
... these distinctions at first meeting appear fine, the al- ternative formulations of rail pricing embraced by Taussig and Pigou led to the development of a wholly new formal branch of economic analy- sis. The key to understanding this invention is to distinguish, as Dupuit, Lardner, Ellet, Taussig, and Pigou...