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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (4): 617–637.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Evelyn L. Forget Correspondence may be addressed to Evelyn L. Forget, Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 750 Bannatyne Avenue,Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W3; e-mail: forget@cc.umanitoba.ca . Duke University Press 2004 Allais, M. 1968 . Pareto. In vol. 2...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (4): 674–676.
Published: 01 November 1985
... from the English landscape and helps to fill a major gap in the literature. But it does far more than chronicle the early stages of public-health research. Professor Coleman attempts to answer the much more difficult question: why, when conscientious doctors took up a systern- atic study...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 20–37.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Fisher’s struggle with tuberculosis (from 1898 to 1904) led him to dedicate himself to using the light of academic research to improve life beyond the ivory tower. He campaigned for better health, advocating a national Department of Health, writing a government report on national vitality and a best seller...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 25–52.
Published: 01 December 2010
... disciplines and over time. The most sustained impact was on the discipline of psychology, where size and the shape of the discipline were radically transformed, beginning with the mental health crisis of the war years. In sociology, the initial cooperation with psychiatry that marked the late 1940s and 1950s...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 315–342.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: to what extent could economists be considered as legitimate advisers on social policy? We study how Washington economists came to tackle poverty-related issues through, among other things, the work of CEA members and the development of social indicators by Mancur Olson at the Department of Health...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 127–157.
Published: 01 December 2017
... application of these methods as a “credibility revolution” in econometrics that has finally provided persuasive answers to a diverse set of questions. Particularly influential in the applied areas of labor, education, public, and health economics, the methods shape the knowledge produced by economists...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 187–212.
Published: 01 December 2017
... regulation—eliminating price and entry controls across a range of industries—but its ability to act was limited. After 1975 the I/O group increasingly focused on social regulation—rules meant to improve health, environmental, or safety conditions—and pushed for cost-benefit/cost-effectiveness analysis...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (S1): 293–323.
Published: 01 December 2021
... as the contingent valuation method. Initially, this method asked respondents directly about their willingness to pay for a realistically described recreational amenity. When contingent valuation became used for valuation studies of environmental and health issues in a regulatory and legal framework, initial support...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 February 2021
... society’s health, welfare, and morals. Using both published and unpublished evidence, we argue that, as an institutionalist, Mitchell was free from the paternalistic and antidemocratic bent of the progressives and was ready to accept the new faith in the plasticity of human nature that sustained interwar...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (suppl_1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 1997
...Joshua Cohen Putting a Different Spin on QALYs: Beyond a Sociological Critique Joshua Cohen In their Health and Efficiency: A Sociology of Health Economics, Mal­ colm Ashmore, Michael Mulkay, and Trevor Pinch ( a m p ) devote several chapters to the concept of quality-adjusted life...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 205–210.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Evelyn L. Forget Correspondence may be addressed to Evelyn L. Forget, Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 750 Bannatyne Avenue,Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W3; e-mail: forget@cc.umanitoba.ca . Duke University Press 2005 Forget, E. L. 2004 . Contested...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (S1): 283–285.
Published: 01 December 2022
... in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Her mixed-methods research focuses on paid work and unpaid labor. She has conducted extensive fieldwork with nurses employed in the public healthcare system in Johannesburg and with women economists in the United States...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (Suppl_1): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2002
... a rhetoric of good health con- cerning the subdiscipline of the history of economics. Believing that this cheerfulness maskedsome real structural problems for the field, I began in 1999 to organize a group of scholars to consider the state of the his- tory of economics as a discipline in the new...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (4): 711–732.
Published: 01 November 2000
..., man and physician, Nature was the sover- eign power, animating both health and disease” (Galdston 1959, 296). Consequently, Hippocratism taught that doctors should seek to cooperate 18. Sydenham, for example, subscribed to the humoral doctrine, but in the light of Harvey’s discoveries...
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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (2): 191–206.
Published: 01 June 1988
... capital theory, did not include Jovellanos in his list. Schultz ( 1961), Kiker ( 1966), and Becker (1975) discussed three major categories of investments in human capital, including education, health, and migra- tion. Jovellanos dealt directly and in detail with all three of these categories...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (3): 497–513.
Published: 01 September 1986
...,’ there is little doubt that conditions were harsh. In hearings before committees of inquiry as well as in government public health re- ports, factory conditions were described and deplored as the cause of phys- ical deterioration of the labor force.* Whether the environment facing the working class...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 339–345.
Published: 01 June 2011
... emissions, then use atmospheric models to estimate the dispersion of pollution downwind, then use epidemiological relationships to estimate the consequent human health effects, and then use techniques from health and environmental economics to monetize those health effects (e.g., Desvousges, Johnson...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (suppl_1): 313–329.
Published: 01 January 1997
... Earl, Peter, 181 cyborg sciences, 4, 14—17 economic imperialism, 4, 120-22, acceptance of, 32 122n, 136-39 as consciously created, 15-16 in health care (see Q A L Y s ) definition of, 14-15...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 234–273.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Legislation and the Institutionalist Tradition in National Health Insurance. Journal of Economic Issues 28 (December): 1063 -90. Clark, John M. 1923 . Studies in the Economics of Overhead Costs . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ____. 1926 . The Social Control of Business . Chicago...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 963–964.
Published: 01 October 2020
... is the most extreme example of the reluctance of the Treasury to allow the burden of poor relief to be transferred from local taxation to central government. More striking is the lack of any discussion of the antecedents of the National Health Service, although these included Poor Law infirmaries...