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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 10–39.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Peter Boettke; Steven Horwitz The Limits of Economic Expertise: Prophets, Engineers, and the State in the History of Development Economics Peter Boettke and Steven Horwitz What role is there for government in promoting the economic well-being of citizens within its national boundaries...
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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (2): 305–309.
Published: 01 June 1976
.... WILES British Economic Thought and India, 1600-1858: A Study in the History oj Development Economics. By William J. Barber. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975, Pp. viii, 243. $19.25. The period of Professor Barber’s gracefully written book is the lifespan of the English East...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Michele Alacevich; Mauro Boianovsky This is the editorial introduction to the HOPE conference volume on the history of development economics. The disciplinary field of development economics has been surrounded by controversies since its inception in the postwar period. Although growth economics...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (4): 486–490.
Published: 01 November 1974
..., incompetent, and immaterial-than purism mis- applied or Bunthorne’s “good taste misplaced?” Duke University MARTINBRONFENBRENNER The History of Economic Thought and Analysis: A Selective Interna- tional Bibliography. Volume. I. Development of Economic Thought...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 1996
... by the non-economists. Our dilemma may be that a small interdisciplinary step is impossible; a large one is unmanageable. Royal1 Brandis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Aspirations and Realities: A Documentary History of Economic Development Policy in Ireland...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (3): 563–564.
Published: 01 September 1989
..., since they mar a book that will otherwise be quite useful to the serious student of Edgeworth. The Johns Hopkins University PETERNEWMAN Economic development: the history of an idea. By H. W. Arndt. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1987. Pp...
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History of Political Economy (1971) 3 (2): 419–431.
Published: 01 June 1971
...Vincent J. Tarascio Mr. Tarascio is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 Some Recent Developments in the History of Economic Thought in the United...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 97–113.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in development economics at the London School of Economics. In addition, Bauer coauthored the first British textbook in development economics, The Economics of Under-developed Countries (1957), with Basil Yamey. This early history of development economics in Britain has therefore a very different provenance from...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (5): 857–892.
Published: 01 October 2021
... to documenting the early life of Rosenstein-Rodan, this article discusses two critical junctures in the history of development economics, namely, the birth of the discipline in the late 1940s and its decline approximately a quarter century later. Rosenstein-Rodan was a fundamental player in both instances...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 172–190.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Development in the 1950s .” History of Political Economy 42 : 221 – 66 . Boianovsky Mauro . 2018 . “ Beyond Capital Fundamentalism: Harrod, Domar and the History of Development Economics .” Cambridge Journal of Economics 42 : 477 – 504 . Brewer Anthony . 2011 . “ The Concept...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 59–75.
Published: 01 December 2018
... economic development, with a view to addressing some questions about the history of recent development economics. First, in what sense, if any, is it accurate to say that development economics was born after World War II and these thinkers should be seen as precursors? Second, was the development economics...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 294–304.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Mary S. Morgan Twentieth-century economics has been characterized as developing an engineering mentality, but this history suggests the importance of distinguishing between a design approach and a problem-solving approach. The former is to be found in economists tasked with reconstructing broken...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 41–58.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of ideas in development. Economic thinkers including Alexander Hamilton, Henry Charles Carey, and Henry George shared these notions, although to varying degrees and with various implications. When economists of the present day turn to history to understand the role of invention and adaptation in economic...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (3): 505–540.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Perlman, desired to understand the social constitution of these movements. Perlman played a pivotal role by developing a theory of the labor movement. This theory, while having had a significant impact on the development of labor history, had relatively less impact on the development of labor economics...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 31–58.
Published: 01 December 2020
... themselves interpreted world economic history in technology-centric terms, crediting the development of civilization itself to engineers. In his 1929 SPEE presidential address, Cornell s engineering dean, Dexter Kimball, told colleagues that since ancient times, humans had prayed for security, but only...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 234–260.
Published: 01 December 2010
...-ranging intellect and a determination to relate the economic history of his motherland to the contemporary problems of developing nations. His most famous essay, “Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective,” was an important attempt to draw lessons from the Russian economic experience and apply them...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 10–27.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the development of a history of “economics and engineering,” which depicts how these two types of knowledge–and the communities who produce them–have interacted in various institutional and national contexts. Drawing on the contributions to this 2020 annual supplement of HOPE , we show how these narratives may...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 307–339.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Onur Özgöde Scholars working on the history of economics and economic governance assume national income accounting emerged naturally out of Keynesian concerns with economic growth and wartime needs. This paper provides an alternative and more complex genealogy, arguing instead that income...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 226–249.
Published: 01 December 2012
... business cycle and DSGE models and to the use of shocks as generators of impulse-response functions, which are in turn used as data in matching estimators. The history is organized around the observability of shocks. As well as documenting a critical conceptual development in economics, the history...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 1–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
... concerned with the development of economic ideas and understandings. 2.  Contextualizing Market Failure in the Twentieth Century Our decision to focus on the history of “market failure(s)” in the twentieth century was grounded in factors both practical and conceptual. On the practical front, we...