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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 10.1215/00182702-2008-046 Family Fictions and Family Facts: Harriet Martineau, Adolphe Quetelet, and the Population Question in England, 1798–1859. By Brian P. Cooper. Abingdon, U.K.: Routledge. xiv; 294 pp. $60.00. As an unintended consequence of Malthus’s Whiggish polemic against Godwin’s...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (4): 732–734.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of George Warde Norman. It had been in the library of the Rookery, the Norman family home on Bromley Common, where George Warde Norman had been born in 1793 and died in 1882. During World War II the Royal Air Force had taken over the Rookery. After the war, while still in the posses- sion of the RAF...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (4): 641–675.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Marynel Ryan Van Zee This article examines conceptions of the family, and the relationships within it, as checks to individual self-interest in German economic thought over the nineteenth century. Across various discourses, marriage and the family emerged as symbols of commitment to the common good...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 239–273.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., authors, and historians researching Alfred Marshall and the wider Marshall family, including Professor Peter Groenewegen for his seminal biography, A Soaring Eagle: Alfred Marshall 1842–1924 . This research shows that the supposed meeting between Charles Henry Marshall, Alfred’s uncle, and Nehemiah...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (3): 511–550.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., and granting permission to reproduce extracts from Thornton letters in their possession. Peter Douglas Zohrab provided useful information on specific aspects of the Zohrab family's background. This publication has been possible because of the full cooperation received from Pru de Lavison, who kindly gave me...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (3): 550–551.
Published: 01 September 1993
.... The Political Economy of the Family Farm: The Agrarian Roots of American Capitalism. By Sue Headlee. New York: Praeger, 1991. 212 pp. $51.55. The family farm is one of the most durable icons in American economic lore. The yeoman farmer, the backbone of Jeffersonian democracy, remains a powerful...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 551–592.
Published: 01 December 2016
... are (1) the clear-cut existence of ten families of specialties, (2) the disappearance in the late 1970s of a specialty focused on general economic theory, (3) the dispersal of the econometrics-centered specialty in the early 1990s and the ensuing importance of specific econometric methods...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (2): 207–232.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Tiago Mata; Robert Van Horn This essay illuminates a neglected aspect of Friedrich Engels's life: his work at his family's textile firm, Ermen & Engels, in Manchester, the hub of the cotton industry in the mid-nineteenth century. We argue that Engels was a merchant and an intelligencer...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 333–338.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Victor Bianchini; Nicolas Rieucau This article reproduces an unpublished letter from James Mill to Jean-Baptiste Say, dated June 6, 1821. The letter, which lays stress on the dissemination of their works and on some features of their family relation, gives new insights into an epistolary...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 88–113.
Published: 01 December 2008
... teaching and their secular nature as people engaged in temporal affairs who order these according to the plan of God and live in the ordinary circumstances of family and social life—in our case, economists by profession—is a challenging subject for a historian of economic thought. Copyright 2008 by Duke...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (3): 413–449.
Published: 01 September 2012
... colleagues, friends, and family who communicated more freely about Debreu than he himself ever could. Gerard Debreu’s Secrecy: His Life in Order and Silence Till Düppe Apart Gerard Debreu was born in Calais in the summer of 1921. For anyone, whatever interest he or she may have in Debreu’s life...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (3): 425–441.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of strangers and distant acquaintances, an individual would generally restrain the more self-indulgent and excessive passions and be more composed than in front of family and close friends. Frequent exposure to strangers fosters the habit of propriety—the basis of moral behavior. Commerce increases one's...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 16–43.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Harro Maas This essay examines the importance of an accounting culture for the rise of marginalism in Victorian England. I trace the use of accounting tools in family and private life to fend off uncertainties in the market and to enhance moral control of the self, examining the use of diaristic...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (4): 649–678.
Published: 01 December 2018
... within the Menger family and their significance for Karl Menger’s intellectual development. Additionally, we consider his acquaintances with economists such as Knut Wicksell, David Davidson, and Eli Heckscher as well as the younger Menger’s work in economics. We shed new light on his editorship...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (S1): 221–257.
Published: 01 December 2022
... choices and trade-offs between work and family, and occupational segregation dropped out of the narrative. Throughout this period, the gap was frequently misunderstood or misrepresented as reflecting the narrow sort of same-job, different-pay discrimination made illegal by the 1963 Equal Pay Act, adding...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (4): 925–965.
Published: 01 November 1992
... Approach to Families and Households. Journal of Economic Literature 23 . 2 ( June ): 581 -608. Popper , Karl. 1969 . Logik der Forschung. Zur Erkenntnistheorie der modernen Naturwissenschaft . 3d ed. Tubingen: I. C. B. Mohr. Samuelson , Paul A. 1983 . Thünen at Two Hundred. Journal...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 53–76.
Published: 01 December 2010
.... Despite their invisibility in the public sphere, poverty experts had a clear agenda: first and foremost, they wanted to demonstrate the huge number of low-income families in the United States; then, they considered pushing within liberal circles for a more reformist agenda. Their caution, however...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 November 1998
... of power led to and even required the destruction of more traditional forms of power. Most significantly, the theorists of wage slavery argued that it necessarily destroyed the patriarchal family. In this theoretical context, the wage-slavery metaphor, for all its rhetoric, cannot...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 160–182.
Published: 01 December 2012
... to 23 October 1926 . International Labour Office, Studies and Reports, series N (Statistics), no. 12 . Geneva : International Labour Office . ———. 1939 . “ An International Survey of Recent Family Living Studies: I .” International Labour Review 39 ( 5 ): 662 – 705 . Jacobs Eva...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (2): 355–360.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Economics: Improving the Family’s Contribution to Industrial Production and Rationalising Family Consumption .” Oxford Economic Papers 72 , no. 4 : 985 – 1005 . Beller Andrea Kiss D. Elizabeth . 2001 . “ Hazel Kyrk .” In Women Building Chicago 1790-1990: A Biographical Dictionary...