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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 579–585.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Yann Giraud There are two main approaches to the use of textbooks in the history of recent economics. One approach consists in seeing textbooks as repositories of past knowledge and in using them as shortcuts to retrace changes in the discipline. Another perspective, favored by science studies...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (3): 373–421.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Philippe Fontaine This article surveys histories of recent economics told mainly from the perspective of outsiders to the discipline. As we see, the work of historians of science, intellectual historians and sociologists who write on the history of recent economics prompts different questions...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 361–362.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 HOPE Surveys of Recent Scholarship in the History of Economics When the first issue of History of Political Economy appeared in 1969, historians of economics were not much separated by their topics of spe- cialization. In contrast...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (1): 59–67.
Published: 01 March 1984
... of economic knowledge: two case studies in the recent history of economic thought Douglas W Hands I. Introduction A ‘crucial experiment’ in science is a simple definitive empirical test which either falsifies or corroborates a scientific theory. The ideal crucial...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (3): 481–502.
Published: 01 September 1987
... 01987 by Duke University Press CCC 0018-2702/87/$1.50 History of Chinese economic thought: overview and recent works James L. I: Chang The purpose of this essay is twofold: to present an overview of history of Chinese economic thought...
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History of Political Economy (1971) 3 (2): 419–431.
Published: 01 June 1971
...Vincent J. Tarascio Some Recent Developments in the History of Economic Thought in the United States Vincent J. Tarascio THEpurpose of this paper is to present a brief survey of the recent history of the history of economic...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 597–603.
Published: 01 September 2018
...François Claveau; Catherine Herfeld We present social network analysis as a complement to other methods in the history of economics. We first discuss why social network analysis is especially promising for the study of the history of recent economics. We then use an example of research using...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 170–197.
Published: 01 December 2016
...José Edwards There is a misunderstanding about the meaning of behaviorism in recent discussions on the history of economics and psychology. This essay explores that “behaviorist myth” by highlighting the role of “control” as defined by behaviorists and contrasting their views against those...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (2): 313–345.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the surrounding political and polemical context of its writing and publication. Our article contributes to recent scholarship on the history of the complex relationships between conservatism and free-market ideas. It also provides a case study in the history of economic thought on discrimination and minorities...
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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 (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 153–174.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Pedro Teixeira In recent years there has been a growing interest in history of science in the study of textbooks and their multiple roles for the contemporary history of science. In this text we look at MIT economics by exploring the role of textbooks in consolidation of the department’s position...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (S1): 175–203.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Thomas A. Stapleford This article explores the recent history of the data revolution in economics, arguing that many of its features parallel the vision for statistical economics championed by Wesley Mitchell during the interwar period. Seeing the data revolution as kin to Mitchell’s hopes...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 563–570.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to Jullien Dorian, Université Côte d’Azur, CNRS, GRE-DEG, France; email: jullien.dorian@gmail.com . Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 interview oral history historiography history of recent economics I thank participants in the Max Weber seminar, the Historiography...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 10–27.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Pedro Garcia Duarte; Yann Giraud Economists such as Alvin Roth and Esther Duflo have recently argued that economics in the late twentieth century has evolved from (social) science to engineering. On the other hand, historians such as Mary Morgan and Michel Armatte have argued...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 443–474.
Published: 01 September 2013
... itself felt and could lead to a rethinking of some of the theoretical foundations of modern financial theory. This new player is econophysics. Econophysics is a very recent movement that is beginning to interest increasing numbers of financial practitioners. To date, no history of econophysics has been...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 279–311.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Philip Mirowski; Edward Nik-Khah We explore recent arguments that economists may not serve to enlighten their publics so much as foster surplus confusion and doubt concerning controversies in their areas of expertise, particularly with regard to the recent worldwide economic crisis. After...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 389–405.
Published: 01 June 2021
... often in the past has been acknowledged as an expression of—German. as it were—exceptionalism to the general history of economic doctrine and thinking. Correspondence may be addressed to Lars Magnusson by email: lars.magnusson@ekhist.uu.se . Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (1): 83–117.
Published: 01 March 2018
... on archival sources that have only recently become available, we develop an account of this history that differs substantially from earlier studies. We find that, despite the differing policy prescriptions, the changing terminology, and the rhetorical claims at each time, some common threads about the idea...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 August 2022
... by a modest revival of the Austrian school research program in recent decades (Vaughn 1994 , 2000 ; Boettke and Coyne 2015 ). So why a history of economics article on a fairly unknown outsider within a school of outsiders? There are at least two distinguishing features of Lachmann's work that make him...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 589–607.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Alice O’Connor This essay explores two critical moments in the recent history of US inequality, when economic measures drew attention to gaping disparities in the American political economy: the early 1960s, when popularized social statistical reporting led to the “discovery” of, and declaration...