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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (4): 609–638.
Published: 01 August 2023
... and economic history. Based on the initial responses and subsequent methodological debates, four criticisms of analytic narratives are discussed: those based on claims to originality, the value of rational choice theory, case studies and external validity, and the merits of qualitative evidence. As the article...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (1): 85–116.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Review 38 : 905 – 10 . Moscati Ivan . 2007 . “ Early Experiments in Consumer Demand Theory: 1930-1970 .” History of Political Economy 39 : 359 – 401 . Moscati Ivan Tubaro Paola . 2011 . “ Becker Random Behavior and the As-If Defense of Rational Choice Theory in Demand...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (1): 1–48.
Published: 01 March 2018
... places where economists engaged with rational choice theories and the mathematical tools they were grounded on.1 Such a normative turn in the history of rational choice theories has been traced in the so-called Cold War social sciences literature at institu- tions such as the RAND Corporation...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (3): 549–576.
Published: 01 June 2023
...@soziologie.uzh.cH Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 narratives in science history of rational choice theories history of political science model transfer in science Riker's efforts to modify von Neumann and Morgenstern's game schemes to fit them into the new domain of political...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (2): 171–187.
Published: 01 June 1998
... little acknowl- edgment especially in general treatments of the history of utility theory, because the innovation of Pareto’s theory of choice was more method- ological than theoretical or mathematical (Tarascio 1968, 121). Pareto, having replaced the assumption of utility with the assump...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 649–681.
Published: 01 November 2011
... : Cambridge University Press . Summers L. H. 1986 . Does the Stock Market Rationally Reflect Fundamental Values? Journal of Finance 41.3 : 591 – 601 . Thaler R. H. 1980 . Toward a Positive Theory of Consumer Choice . Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 1 : 39 – 60...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 227–232.
Published: 01 June 2005
... A., and Jonathan Schaeffer. 1992 . The Game of Chess. In vol. 1 of Handbook of Game Theory with Economic Applications , edited by Robert J. Aumann and Segriu Hart, 1 -17. Amsterdam:North-Holland. Tversky, Amos, and Daniel Kahneman. 1987 . Rational Choice and the Framing of Decisions. In Rational Choice...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 March 1982
... Rational choice and morality: economics and classical philosophy DUv id Le v y I. Introduction Although a study of pre-Smithian economics is often regarded as deco- rative at best, it illuminates very well the metatheoretical framework of modern economic theory, i.e...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 105–130.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of the American Empire . Orlando, Fla.: Harcourt. Amadae, S. 2003 . Rationalizing Capitalist Democracy: The Cold War Origins of Rational Choice Theory . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Auster, R., and M. Silver. 1973 . Collective Goods and Collective Decision Mechanisms. Public Choice 14...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (3): 475–495.
Published: 01 September 2004
... be affected by “ob- scure impulses and associations which affect our choice” (33)and the tendency of the mind to form certain fixed ideas (96). 490 History of Political Economy 36:3 (2004) 4. Rationality-warranted rulings: to take into account the influence of accidental circumstances...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (4): 735–760.
Published: 01 November 2004
... History of Political Economy 36:4 (2004) . 1991. Models of My Life. New York: Basic Books. Smith, Vernon L. 1991. Rational Choice: The Contrast between Economics and Psy- chology. Journal of Political Economy 99.4:877–97. . 1992. Game Theory and Experimental Economics: Beginnings...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (3): 557–569.
Published: 01 September 1990
... all else, the stable connection between rationality and desire, so much so that a necessary assumption of demand theory is the consistency of individual subjective choice (that is, the unwavering unity of both the subject and hidher preferences) under unchanging or identical circum- stances...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (1): 27–59.
Published: 01 March 2005
...). Econometrica 33.3 : 651 -53. ____. 1969 . Rational-Choice Models of Political Behavior vs. Functionalist and Conformist Theories. World Politics 21.4 : 513 -38. Henry, Nicholas. 1995 . Public Administration and Public Affairs . 6th ed. Englewood Cliffs,N.J.: Prentice Hall. Hirshleifer, Jack...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 316–331.
Published: 01 December 2016
...-part account of human choice, is a functional theory amounting, after some years of evolution, to a classification of types of deviation from “rational” reward maximization. Animal choice, on the other hand, can be explained causally as the outcome of competition between a set of possible responses...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 270–293.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of mechanical or biological systems to the abstract theory of choice and rationality, and demonstrates how the group was related to—and communicated with—the scholars doing work in social choice, mechanism design, and formal political theory. It also speculates on one missed research opportunity of doing...
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History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (3): 513–515.
Published: 01 September 1994
... in private and public life. But politico-economic relationships may also be perceived methodologically. Rational choice theories of political economy, for instance, extend traditional eco- nomic methodologies to the study of politics. In public choice theory, the polity is considered essentially...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (Supplement): 53–60.
Published: 01 December 1995
... Views. In Higgling: Transactors and Their Markets in the History of Economics . Edited by Neil De Marchi and Mary S. Morgan. Durham: Duke University Press. Lilly , Gregory 1994 . Bounded Rationality: A Simon-like Explication. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 18 : 205 -30. March...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (4): 759–761.
Published: 01 November 2005
... pp. $19.00 paper. This book is an ambitious attempt to contribute to the history of late-twentieth- century social science and political thought by “seeking to understand how and why rational choice has become preeminent” (9). The argument is expounded in eight chapters organized in four parts...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (4): 755–756.
Published: 01 November 2005
... attempt to contribute to the history of late-twentieth- century social science and political thought by “seeking to understand how and why rational choice has become preeminent” (9). The argument is expounded in eight chapters organized in four parts. The first part recounts the history and role...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (4): 756–759.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... Philip Mirowski, University of Notre Dame Rationalizing Capitalist Democracy: The Cold War Origins of Rational Choice Liberalism. By S. M. Amadae. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. xii; 401 pp. $19.00 paper. This book is an ambitious attempt to contribute to the history of late...