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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (2): 292–295.
Published: 01 June 1980
... on World Events. By John Hutton. New York: Halsted Press, a Division of John Wiley & Sons, 1979. Pp. 412. $19.95. This book was conceived as a text for senior managers from several coun- tries to whom Hutton lectures on the topic of “political economy cum econom- ics” at a British school...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 693–746.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Mark Aldrich After decades of decline, US prices rose about 2.5 percent a year from 1897 to World War I and then more than doubled between 1914 and 1920. Popular explanations for these events can be studied via editorials and editorial cartoons, which reflected and contributed to an outpouring...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 60–77.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Roger E. Backhouse The article reconstructs the events surrounding Paul Samuelson’s departure from Harvard to MIT in October 1940, a crucial event in the rise to prominence of MIT’s economics department. The contrasting attitudes of Harvard and MIT to Jewish economists were just one of many factors...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 255–285.
Published: 01 June 2013
... for applying economic theory to reveal insights into concrete economic events that have taken place over time. References Aslanbeigui Nahid . 1992 . “ Foxwell’s Aims and Pigou’s Military Service: A Malicious Episode? ” Journal of the History of Economic Thought 14 ( 1 ): 96 – 109...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (1): 89–114.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Department of the Bank of Spain, applied the theory of disposable funds to interpret a wide range of economic, monetary, and financial events in a series of reports that he drafted for advising the board of the bank during the period 1932–36, in the midst of the Great Depression. Germán Bernácer s Analysis...
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History of Political Economy 53–80.
Published: 26 August 2021
... to forecast supplies of various agricultural products. Forecasting represents an interesting case for studying the development of inferential methods, as analysts receive regular feedback on the effectiveness of their inferences when forecasts are compared with actual events. Copyright © 2021 Duke...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 294–304.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., the latter grew up from the early part of the century and maintains its kudos. Accounting for this history depends in part on multiple and sometimes complex intersections between economists and other disciplines. But at least as important were the economic and political events of the century, which molded...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (3): 425–447.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of an even larger industry in which the messiness for which such models were later criticized was endorsed as enabling modelers to be guided by data while offering the flexibility needed to undertake policy analysis and to analyze the consequences of events. Practices that critics considered fatal weaknesses...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 68–91.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Roger E. Backhouse; Bradley W. Bateman John Maynard Keynes is well known for his work in government and academia, but much less is made of his flourishing career in journalism, where he sought to influence events and ideas as an outsider. However, his version of the insider-outsider distinction...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 92–113.
Published: 01 December 2013
... was a student of George Santayana and William James, as well as of Frank Taussig and Thomas Nixon Carver at Harvard, and his heart was in literature and the arts as much as in the social sciences and current events. He spanned the academic world, where he made distinguished contributions, publishing a book...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 134–152.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of Trustees. Though Samuelson first intended to write a policy-oriented textbook with a strong Keynesian inclination, the changes he introduced, while keeping most of the substance, made it a more theoretically inclined text, in which policy recommendations were presented in a softened fashion. These events...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (1): 135–162.
Published: 01 March 2003
... that are different from those that characterize it as a physical event: properties that are relationally de- termined. This also means that what the individual perceives, the whole, has properties which are distinguishable from those of its parts and that it is the character of the whole that determines which...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (1): 121–163.
Published: 01 March 1998
... of the form “whenever event-type X, then event-type Y.” Here causal sequences relate simply to concomitances of antecedents and their con- 2. Transcendental realism has been stimulated to a large extent by the writings of Roy Bhaskar. See Bhaskar 1978, 1986, 1989a, 1989b. I24 History...
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History of Political Economy (1970) 2 (1): 66–96.
Published: 01 March 1970
... of theoretical analysis. The cultural concept of reality differs from the one-by-one concept of reality in the generalizing sciences, in which events are appreciated only as actual or potential instances of general laws. “ Only those an- pects of phenomena which are involved in ‘laws’ could...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 143–162.
Published: 01 March 2009
... on Probabilities. In this respect, a useful distinction must be made between primitive probabilities and complex probabilities. Primitive probabilities refer to simple (atomic) events, as for example the probability that “the 6 of dia- monds comes out from a pack with 52 cards”; complex probabilities...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 111–150.
Published: 01 March 2016
...- vided by our senses differs from the physical order revealed to us by the natural sciences. The starting point for Hayek’s analysis is the fact that there is no simple, one-to-one correspondence between the order of our sense experiences, in which events are classified according to their sen...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (1): 105–122.
Published: 01 March 1991
...” or “maturity” of a discipline notwithstanding, virtually nobody appears to doubt the unity of science with respect to the relationship which obtains between scientific “findings” and objects or events in the real world. Whether this relationship has been conceived of in realist, logical empiricist...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (Suppl_1): 154–171.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Trastulli: Memory and the Event. In The Death of Luigi Trastulli and Other Stories: Form and Meaning in Oral History . Albany: State University of New York Press. ____. 1997 . Philosophy and the Facts. In The Battle of Valle Giulia: Oral History and the Art of Dialogue . Madison: University...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (4): 743–772.
Published: 01 November 2001
...). The Logic of Chance is organized into three parts. In the first, ti- tled “Physical Foundations of the Science of Probability,” Venn substan- tially clarifies the notion of series of objects or events as the foundation of probability theory; in the second part, he deals with the “logical su- perstructure...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (2): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 1995
... ofNations is the story of those socially desirable unintended consequences of indi- vidual action that result when events are allowed to follow their ‘natural course,’ the course consistent with the Deity’s design” (1993, 200 On the other hand, there is another, quite old tradition that holds...