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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (4): 756-759.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... Constructing Identity: The Post Keynesians and the Capital Con- troversies. Journal of the History of Economic Thought 26:241–59. The Economics and Ideology of Free Trade: A Historical Review. By Leonard Gomes. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar, 2003. 350 pp. $120.00. This book attempts to integrate a...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (4): 571-604.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... ____. 1861 . Cheap Cotton by Free Labor . Boston: A. Williams & Co. ____. 1863 . Report to the Boston Board of Trade on the Cotton Manufacture of 1862. Boston: [Boston Board of Trade?]. ____. 1867 . On the Collection of Revenue . Boston: A. Williams & Co. Barber, Clarence L. 1955...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (1): 59-92.
Published: 01 March 2017
... suggestions have greatly improved the paper. Any remaining errors are my own. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Richard A. Musgrave Paul A. Samuelson social goods public goods nonrivalry nonexclusion free riding References Atkinson Anthony B. 1987 . “The Collected...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 191-219.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Angus Burgin In 1977 John Kenneth Galbraith hosted the documentary series The Age of Uncertainty on public television; three years later Milton Friedman hosted a competing series, Free to Choose . This essay examines the development of these two projects, examining both the institutions that...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 174-198.
Published: 01 December 2015
... centered on the Continental European contribution of joint- ness, lumpiness, or indivisibility combined with the generally accepted difficulty of exclusion, which generates free riding.18 Prior to Samuelson’s contributions (1954, 1955), little attention was given to the problem of public goods in...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 53-76.
Published: 01 December 2010
... a major role in the process of defining poverty in the affluent society. From World War II to the 1960s, their work remained largely invisible since it was made in bureaucratic and academic circles. If experts had free rein to carry out research on income distribution and the establishment of a...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 295-315.
Published: 01 December 2016
... psychology and other social science disciplines. In The Joyless Economy (1976), Scitovsky analyzed the formation of preferences and how these processes may respond, on the one hand, to activities that simply ease and free life from pain and bother and what he called comfort or defensive activities and, on...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 1-19.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Marco.” History of Political Economy 45 ( 1 ): 99 – 121 . Fontaine P. 2014 . “Free Riding.” Journal of the History of Economic Thought 36 : 359 – 76 . Giraud Y. 2014 . “Negotiating the ‘Middle-of-the-Road’ Position: Paul Samuelson, MIT, and the Politics of Textbook...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 353-360.
Published: 01 June 2011
... individuals face incentives to free ride on the effort to adopt such laws, and thus that property law itself suffers from a tragedy of the commons and goes underprovided. As Douglass North (1990) has shown, in the real world of significant transaction costs, political agree- ment to create collective...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (3): 575-577.
Published: 01 September 2003
... rule (90). This raises a “compliance problem” (94): How are the rules enforced? Externalenforcement can’t work. If it’s centralized, who willcontrolthe con- trollers? If it’s decentralized, no individual would have an incentive to be an en- forcer: everyone will free ride. Successful compliance...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (4): 647-660.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Stigma: Reducing Free Riding in Cults, Communes, and Other Collectives. Journal of Political Economy 100.2 : 271 -92. Leathers, Charles G., and J. Patrick Raines. 1992 . Adam Smith on Competitive Religious Markets. HOPE 24.2 : 499 -513. Levy, David M. 1978 . Adam Smith's “Natural Law” and...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 223-254.
Published: 01 June 2013
... no reason to free ride but, on the contrary, should logically contribute and pay for the goods they consume. And, as another consequence, Wicksell’s theory was disarmingly simple to put into practice, in particular in comparison with any centralized pricing scheme: “All that is required is...
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History of Political Economy (1983) 15 (4): 549-566.
Published: 01 November 1983
... problem (mostly involving expenditures for forts) justified the award of monopoly rights to the chartered companies. In this argu- ment, competition in foreign trade would have allowed free-riding on the provision of forts by the companies and hence would have resulted in a reduction in the...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 147-173.
Published: 01 December 2015
... consumption goods. For these, individuals can hide their true valuations, hoping to free ride on others. The free rider problem bedevils equally the market and voluntary public finance. So through neither can the “computational problem” be solved in a decentralized manner. Samuelson (1954, 389) sums...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (1): 221-227.
Published: 01 March 2018
...ƒed by speciƒc circumstances, an application of the utilitarian rule upon which so much weight is properly placed by Persky. But to render Mill fairly also requires full-scale elaboration of his contribu- tion to the market-failure phenomenon—consumer ignorance, indiscriminate beneƒt, free...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (2): 209-240.
Published: 01 June 1993
... Prisoners' Dilemma Quarterly Journal of Economics 100 ( suppl. ): 1073 -81. Tuomela , Raimo . 1991 . On the Structural Aspects of Collective Action and Free-Riding Theory and Decision 32 . 2 : 165 -202. Ullmann-Margalit , Edna . 1977 . The Emergence of Norms . Oxford: Clarendon...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 271-292.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Frankfurt school, 232, 239 Ezekiel, Mordecai, 94 Free enterprise, 102, 110–11, 228, 239 A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis Free riding, 12–13, 151, 161–62, of ’08 and the Descent into 190, 192–93, 214n22...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (2): 195-233.
Published: 01 June 2012
... specifically, he observed that since helping benefited not only the related but also the unrelated genes of the animal helped, there was an element of free riding on its side, which in turn encouraged the survival of the helped at the expense of the helper.11 11. Interestingly, it was an economist...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (3): 405-417.
Published: 01 September 1986
... emphasized that the individual disincentive to provide it calls for a mandatory provision on a quid pro quo basis, i.e. a social-insurance approach. It is in each individual’s interest to be a free rider and to exploit the efforts of others without himself contributing. But as there are no free rides...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 105-130.
Published: 01 December 2010
... focus just on rational choice theory, I argue that the debate was a complex one in which neither side was homo- geneous. On the economists’ side, it is important to pay attention not only to rational choice theory but also to work, inspired by Mancur Olson, on free riding. There were also...