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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (3): 409–430.
Published: 01 September 1988
... 0 I988 by Duke University Press CCC 0018-2702/88/$1.50 How does the German Historical School fit? H. K. Betz Except for a limited time and confined geographical area the German His- torical School was never part of any mainstream...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 174–198.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Marianne Johnson The core of public economics traditionally addresses two situations of market failure: externalities and public goods. While externalities fit neatly into neoclassical economics, public goods proved substantially more difficult to pin down. An interesting thread in the story...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 505–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and economic phenomenon, and that this analysis fits neatly within the boundaries set by his examination of morality in The Theory of Moral Sentiments and the political economy of The Wealth of Nations and Lectures on Jurisprudence . Moreover, the article will argue that an examination of this aspect...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 647–691.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Mauro Boianovsky The goal of this article is twofold. It examines how Friedrich List’s interpretation of the economic dynamics of “tropical” countries (countries located in tropical climates) as nonindustrial exporters of primary commodities fits in his analytical framework and accords with his...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 26–61.
Published: 01 December 2008
... to a critique of utilitarianism and morals based on interest and also to the idea that the harmonious functioning of industrial society requires a morality based on religion. We then study how industrialisme was modified to fit the views of modern society held by Saint-Simon, the Saint-Simonians, and Comte...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 429–469.
Published: 01 September 2011
...—heredity, selection, fitness, and race—into their religiously motivated project of economic reform. The Social Gospel economists' merger of evolutionary ideas and Protestant belief was enabled by two key features of Progressive Era thought: one, the Social Gospel was itself already (in part...
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History of Political Economy 673–695.
Published: 23 June 2021
...Colin Danby James Meade played an important role in the 1951 development of the “Mark II” Newlyn-Phillips machine, including making it fit for connection to a mirror-image machine so that policy interactions between two countries could be demonstrated. In 1952 Phillips built, for Meade, a “foreign...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 264–291.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to be recognized that the experience of developing countries did not fit the models of development that had been constructed, and many of the main policy prescriptions had clearly failed. The result was a complete reorientation of the discipline, in which “neoclassical economics,” hitherto believed irrelevant...
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History of Political Economy 293–323.
Published: 26 August 2021
... for the method from resource and mainstream economists faded away, leading to a split in the profession between those who considered the method fit for this second purpose and those who considered this second use inappropriate and politically charged. Because much of this history has been told, including...
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History of Political Economy 227–258.
Published: 26 August 2021
... as well (one that people could accept as being “fit for purpose”). Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 index numbers cost of living British economists price index I am grateful to Mary Morgan, Harro Maas, Marcel Boumans, Jeff Biddle, and an anonymous referee for invaluable...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (Supplement): 93–121.
Published: 01 December 1995
..., not with beauty, but with the wider category of ‘fitness.’ This new concept, explained below, is central to his theory. While his discussion of the definability of aesthet- ics and beauty is frustratingly sparse, two general characteristics of his position are that the study of beauty is a department...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (Supplement): 123–127.
Published: 01 December 1995
... “A Theory of Beauty” Apostles paper of August-October 1905 (a close compan- ion of his “Miscellanea Ethica” paper of July-September 1905). Most distinctive about both papers is Keynes’s introduction of the concept of fitness, where mental states are alone said to be good and the objects generating...
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History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (2): 185–191.
Published: 01 June 1994
.... Jevons , W. S. [1874] 1981 . The Progress of the Mathematical Theory of Political Economy. In Papers on Political Economy, vol. 7 of The Papers and Correspondence of William Stanley Jevons, edited by R. D. Collison Black. London: Macmillan. Kim , Jinbang . 1991 . Jevons's Curve Fitting...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (2): 187–222.
Published: 01 June 1990
... will fit us, and we do not wonder at all when it does. This is because he makes it to order. . . . We do not always make research “to order,” but hope that our schema will also fit the facts which we have not observed. Like a tailor who keeps ready-madejackets in stock, we expect that our...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 200–233.
Published: 01 December 2005
... historians have strug- gled not to indict by association the eugenic ideas of different times and places.17 Second, and related, contemporary scholarship sometimes in- clines to apologize for the now unfashionable enthusiasms of revered ancestors, particularly those who do not fit the traditional profile...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . ———. 1921 . Principles of National Economy . Boston : Ginn and Company . ———. 1924 . The Economy of Human Energy . New York : Macmillan . ———. 1925 . The Present Economic Revolution in the United States . Boston : Little, Brown, and Company . ———. 1929 . “The Economic Test of Fitness...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 235–251.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of such a labeling lies in the fitness and fruitfulness of the historicalreinterpretations it prompts. The terminology and concept of measuring instrument fit happily onto the work of severallate-nineteenth-century masters of measurement. Marcel Boumans (this volume) uses his earlier insight to understand...
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History of Political Economy (1981) 13 (1): 169–172.
Published: 01 March 1981
... and economic stability” (p. 15). The book is a maze of facts, details, classical references, economic history, history of political economy, and philosophy. Brenner ranges the world to fit the theme. If students use this book to get their knowledge of economics -classical, neoclassical...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 197–203.
Published: 01 June 2005
... problem of sociobiologyhowcanaltruism, which by definition re- duces personal fitness, possibly evolve by natural selection’(Wilson, 3 Citing the efforts of “sociobiologiststosolvetheir central problem by building models with ‘group selection Becker (1976, 283) asserts that “models of group selection...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (3): 431–454.
Published: 01 September 2005
... reinforces the point that governments are not well fitted to supply peo- ple’s wants in the arts. In section 3 we develop two eighteenth-century case studies, identifying both private initiatives in the arts in Smith’s day 434 History of Political Economy 37:3 (2005) and evidence suggesting...