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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 191–223.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kyu Sang Lee This article takes one of the necessary, albeit rudimentary, steps toward coming to grips with the legitimation of laboratory experimentation in economics. To be specific, it aims to identify a subset of the nonexperimentalists in the economics profession who explicitly endorsed...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 270–294.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Andrej Svorenčík Over two days in February 1988, several key experimental economists and cognitive psychologists met to explore the possibilities of joint research promoted by the Sloan and Russell Sage Foundations under the rubric behavioral economics. The original vision that the meeting could...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (Supplement): 241–282.
Published: 01 December 1992
..., Multiperson Business Game. Journal of the Operations Research Society of America 5 ( August ): 469 -503. Belovicz , Meyer W. 1967 . The Sealed Bid Auction: Experimental Studies. Ph.D. thesis, Purdue University. Bowley , A. L. 1928 . On Bilateral Monopoly. The Economic Journal 38...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 240–263.
Published: 01 December 2017
... allocation mechanisms. I use their study to trace and depict the emerging practice of applied experimental research as a multilayered endeavor which involves an interplay among theoretical, empirical, and practical considerations (akin to economic modeling) that allows the experimenter to move from the...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 649–681.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Floris Heukelom To understand the relationship between experimental and behavioral economics, we need to go back to the late 1970s and early 1980s. In the 1970s, psychologists began conducting new kinds of experiments, the results of which seemed to falsify the assumption of rational individual...
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History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (suppl_1): 343–369.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Robert J. Leonard Robert J. Leonard is assistant professor of economics at the Université du Québec, Montréal. He is interested in the history of contemporary economics and is currently completing a book on von Neumann, Morgenstem, and the history of game theory ( In the Spirit of Exact...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 571–577.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Harro Maas On May 28–29, 2010, twelve experimental economists gathered at the Dutch Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences in Amsterdam for a witness seminar on the history of the experiment in economics. Though the witness seminar has been used as an oral method of research in contemporary history and...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 270–293.
Published: 01 December 2020
... doing experimental economics—something that, given the ideological and intellectual constraints Aizerman was facing, was hardly possible in the Soviet context, but could have been a synthesis of economics and engineering. The article also discusses a research culture Aizerman created and nurtured in his...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (1): 113–155.
Published: 01 March 2012
... States. An experiment by the psychologist Louis Leon Thurstone was then the starting point for some clarifications about the role of experimental economics for the new theory of the consumer. The aim of this article is to throw light on the ins and outs of this issue of the ordinalist revolution...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 239–269.
Published: 01 December 2016
...), and both groups of experimenters concluded that their findings supported the measurability of utility as well as EUT. The two experiments illuminate the interaction between economics and psychology in the 1940s and 1950s in several ways. First, their designs exhibit a tension between the economic...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (3): 411–436.
Published: 01 September 2001
... . Edinburgh: Cadell. Kuhn, Thomas S. 1977 . Mathematical versus Experimental Traditions in the Development of Physical Science. In The Essential Tension . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Lagueux, Maurice. 1999 . Do Metaphors Affect Economic Theory? Economics and Philosophy 15.1 : 1 -22...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 168–190.
Published: 01 December 2020
...William Thomas American mathematicians’ contributions to the engineering and production of equipment in World War II included the exploration of ways to improve choices between competing designs and maximize the value of experimental testing of prototypes. After the war, these contributions were...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 198–225.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the Air Force Project for the Scientific Computation of Optimum Programs (Project SCOOP) in the late 1940s. The narrative proceeds to his use of classical economics at the RAND Logistics Department in the early 1950s. As Geisler was applying cost-benefit analysis, the RAND experimental...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 295–315.
Published: 01 December 2016
... look at other disciplines, in particular the recent literature in experimental psychology, for the beginnings of an answer. Reviewers of the book found Scitovsky’s position legitimate but also questionable. According to them, economics had already filled many of the gaps that Scitovsky...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (4): 735–760.
Published: 01 November 2004
...: “Behavioral Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Behavior.” www.nobel.se/economics/laureates/2001/akerlof-video.html . Allison, James. 1983 . Behavioral Economics . New York: Praeger. Altman, Morris. Forthcoming. The Novel Prize in Behavioral and Experimental Economics: A Contextual and Critical Appraisal...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 10–27.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Capitalism. New York: Knopf. Picon, Antoine. 2004. Engineers and Engineering History: Problems and Perspec- tives. History and Technology 20, no. 4: 421 36. Roth, Alvin. 2002. The Economist as Engineer: Game Theory, Experimentation, and Computation as Tools for Design Economics. Econometrica 70, no. 4...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 145–176.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Flavio Comim Duke University Press 2000 Backhouse, R. 1998 . The Transformation of U.S. Economics 1920-1960, as Viewed through a Survey of Journal Articles. In From Interwar Pluralism to Postwar Neoclassicism ,edited by Mary S. Morgan and Malcolm Rutherford. HOPE 30 (supplement): 85...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 127–157.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Matthew T. Panhans; John D. Singleton While historians of economics have noted the transition toward empirical work in economics since the 1970s, less understood is the shift toward “quasi-experimental” methods in applied microeconomics. Joshua D. Angrist and Jörn-Steffen Pischke trumpet the wide...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 563–570.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Experimental Turn in Economics: A History of Experimental Economics .” PhD diss. University of Utrecht . Svorenčík Andrej Maas Harro . 2016 . The Making of Experimental Economics: Witness Seminar on the Emergence of a Field . Heidelberg : Springer . Tribe Keith . 2011 . Review of...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 361–362.
Published: 01 September 2015
... between neuroeconomics and experimental economics? Scholars in the history of economics community face some real bar- riers to entry to historical topics distant from their own research activity. Although some general sources can aid understanding, they are frequently expensive and rarely to be...