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History of Political Economy 81–110.
Published: 26 August 2021
... the years. The article therefore argues that the IMF and countries coproduce false accounts, whereby inferences of macroeconomic estimates serve other institutional functions inside the IMF besides veracity. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Africa false numbers International Monetary...
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History of Political Economy (1983) 15 (4): 519–528.
Published: 01 November 1983
... to assess the value of a kethubah is made in the context of false-witness laws. Some of these laws are unique to Jewish Correspondence may be addressed to Dr. Yehoshua Liebermann, Dept. of Economics, Bar- Ilan University 52 100 Ramat Gan, Israel. 1. For more on the insurance features...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (1): 131–161.
Published: 01 March 2004
... of international price differentials, a negative trade balance with the Baltic countries, and the payment of remittances that required full-weight silver coins severely reduced the number of coins available for domestic circulation.3 How- ever serious these economic perils and the outflowof silver were...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (5): 957–959.
Published: 01 October 2021
... pubblica . books.google.it/books?id=i7IvAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=it&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false . Pareto Vilfredo . 1897 . Cours d’Economie Politique . Vol. 2 . Lausanne : F. Rouge . Book Reviews 957 A History of Italian Economic...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (2): 360–363.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and Achievements. Feminist Economics 2, no. 3: 17 36. The Economists Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society. By Binyamin Appelbaum. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2019. 448 pp. $18.99. In what is a very nicely written and well-produced book, full of thought-provoking ideas about...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (2): 359–379.
Published: 01 June 1990
.... The “stability of statistical frequencies” would be a much better name for it. The former suggests, as perhaps Poisson intended to suggest, but what is cer- tainly false, that every class of event shows statistical regularity of occurrence if only one takes a sufficient number of instances...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (1): 167–174.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of statement as self-sufficient evidence; I only consider the statement as one element of a demonstration, and this should be obvious to anyone who reads my article. Professor Morrison does not only think that this method of counting sections is inappropriate; he also writes it is false: “The systems...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (1): 183–200.
Published: 01 March 2008
... testify falsely that a husband divorced his wife and had not paid her the amount stipulated in the kethubah when in fact there was no divorce. Valuation is at issue since under Rabbinic law perjured witnesses must compensate the aggrieved husband for the damage that they had intended to cause him...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (1): 260–263.
Published: 01 March 1992
... only at general equilibrium prices (no false trading) the syn- thesis model includes the Walrasian auctioneer and Walras’s Law, which requires the sum of all excess demands and supplies to be zero. This should be common knowledge amongst professionals. However, Week’s points out that although...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (Supplement): 53–60.
Published: 01 December 1995
... might chance choices sanctified by habit solve the simpler task of merely differentiating between hypotheses (2) and (3)? Consider a finite number of agents, and let G stand for the corre- sponding power set (minus 0) comprised of these agents. Suppose that the agents in each element (g) of G...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 March 1982
... is ‘false.’ How- ever, participants in a social research tradition may claim a divergence of theory and reality to be the fault of reality. That is, the reality may be ‘mistaken.’ In particular, since the ends of individuals are modeled by the theory, do we conclude from a divergence of theory...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 409–433.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and page numbers. Keynes, Lerner, and the Question of Public Debt Tony Aspromourgos In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is. —Attributed to L. P. (“Yogi...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (2): 187–222.
Published: 01 June 1990
... as instru- mentalism, i.e., the view that theories are not descriptions but instru- ments for deriving useful results and are neither true nor false. Schumpeter’s contribution to economic methodology has not re- ceived the attention it deserves? There are several reasons for this. First...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (S1): 289–310.
Published: 01 December 1990
... is the thesis that certain linguistic representations, namely meaningful statements and their configurations, are true or false of those real entities to which they refer. Corresponding to forms of semantic realism, we may formulate kinds of semantic realisticness and unrealisticness, attributable to represen...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (4): 661–668.
Published: 01 November 1986
... Mises left open the possibility of showing that the axioms or pos- tulates of Austrian economics are false by examining empirical evidence, then this charge against him would have had less force. But as we have seen, Mises rules this out. Even had Mises not ruled out the possibility...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (suppl_1): 83–117.
Published: 01 January 1993
... and the identification of diversity with a limited number of basic concepts. Does this mean that Mirowski is simply fitting 1. “ Nous avons voulu . . . , en suivant un programme tracé, mais non réalisé par Auguste Comte, parvenir a posteriori à connaître les principes aprioriques qui dirigent...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (4): 745–763.
Published: 01 November 1991
.... A large number of fac- tors connected with economic crises are dispersed throughout Marx’s writings: overproduction, overaccumulation, underconsumption, credit and monetary crises, unemployment and the organic composition of cap- ital, the falling rate of profit, the disproportionality...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (2): 296–298.
Published: 01 June 1980
... and make a deligent effort to press their case. Yet, this reviewer remains unconvinced that their asser- tions have any more validity than do any number of alternative hypotheses that are possible, given the complex matrix within which the political structure emerged. Hobbes and America...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (4): 745–747.
Published: 01 November 1993
... and methodological-that afflict us and which we are inclined to avoid facing. At the end of his book, Boland asks a deceptively simple question, “how do we know when a neo-classical explanation of price is false?” (215). He believes that neoclassical economists have no satis- factory answer to the question...
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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (2): 322–324.
Published: 01 June 1988
..., since he has a number of problems with the advanced theory. Many of these problems seem relevant and interesting, but none are developed to a degree that convinces me that I should change my views. It is the third goal-to develop a complete and consistent individualistic version...