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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 162–189.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Thomas M. Humphrey Quantity Theory and Needs-of-Trade Measurements and Indicators for Monetary Policymakers in the 1920s Thomas M. Humphrey It is no accident that the age ofmeasurement in economics coincides with the rise ofcentral banking, for that epoch produced the statisti- cal...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 220–253.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the analytical frame by multiplying the relevant actors, modes, and targets of intervention yet could still include within it research on public intellectuals narrowly construed. As an empirical example, we suggest that the design and diffusion of economic indicators—specifically, the GDP and the myriad...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 307–339.
Published: 01 April 2020
... University Press 2020 institutional economics indicators national income accounting Keynesianism macroeconomic governance References Alchon Guy . 1985 . The Invisible Hand of Planning: Capitalism, Social Science, and the State in the 1920s . Princeton : Princeton University Press...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 193–210.
Published: 01 December 2018
... . Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 development measurement indicators UNDP accountability References Alkire Sabina . 2016 . “ Measures of Human Development: Key Concepts and Properties .” OPHI Working Paper 107 , University of Oxford . Alkire Sabina Santos...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (2): 297–327.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Judge Glock Histories of the Federal Reserve have argued that up through the Great Depression it adhered to a “real bills” or “Riefler Burgess” conception of monetary policy, which caused it to focus on short-term borrowing as an indicator of the stance of monetary policy. This article argues...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 925–946.
Published: 01 October 2020
... individuals to keep idle balances in times of uncertainty: a precautionary motive, the lack of good investment opportunities, and the lack of information. For Say, the demand for money for precautionary motive rose during depressions, indicating that hoarding was a symptom rather than a cause of disturbance...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 245–269.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., abandoning the calculated nationwide decisions on the growth of processes of production and uses. It is also slightly neglected in the discussion over the so-called indicative planning in postwar France. Building a National Machine: The Pricing of Electricity in Postwar France Guillaume Yon In the mid-1960s...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (3): 419–444.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., that Keynes was referring to a different set of notes that have only recently been located. Keynes was misled, nevertheless, in assuming that the notes he examined could establish his case. Moreover, although Jevons's statements could be confusing, the available evidence indicates that his complaints about...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (2): 279–311.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to rediscover Louis Bachelier’s work, indicating that “a prophet is not without honor, save in his own country.” The present article challenges this conventional narrative and studies for the first time how financial economics was disseminated in France between the mid-1970s and the early 1980s. It shows...
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History of Political Economy 139–174.
Published: 26 August 2021
... of General Business Conditions in the early 1920s. Impressed by the seemingly mechanical working of the Harvard index, European economists and statisticians sought to establish similar indices for their countries. However, numerous revisions of the Harvard index in the mid-1920s cast doubt...
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History of Political Economy 81–110.
Published: 26 August 2021
...Boris Samuel This article studies the inference procedures used to compute the macroeconomic indicators feeding into the International Monetary Fund’s monitoring and surveillance in Africa since the structural adjustment. In 2005, the IMF launched a procedure to denounce a Mauritanian “misreporting...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 671–688.
Published: 01 November 2008
... in Warming's textbooks on the Danish society published in 1929 and 1938. The paper draws attention to Warming's efforts to make his contemporaries take an interest in his publications. New findings in the archives indicate that Warming attempted to make Scandinavian marine biologists aware of his views...
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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 (2002) 34 (Suppl_1): 35–61.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Ph.D. economics programs and to point out any indications of po- tential demand for HET training within graduate programs, particularly within the core curriculum. When I set out to collect information about the state of HET, I felt it was best to hear from those people most directly involved...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (2): 245–264.
Published: 01 June 1985
... oversimplifications.This problem is dealt with in two ways here. First, numerical ‘facts’ are re-expressed as numerical data. The practice of mea- suring, observing, or counting in political arithmetic is inseparably tied to the use to which data are put. When data are interpreted they become indicators. Use...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 86–110.
Published: 01 December 2001
... at work on the collectors’side: “The ob- server has to indicate no personal tendency; his impartiality has to be ab- solute” (March 1924, 330). March (328) stressed the need for the training of collectors, who have to be “impartial,” “honest,” and “competent”— such “morality” would lead to a reduction...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (1): 47–75.
Published: 01 February 2020
... . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press . Hart Keith . 1973 . “ Informal Income Opportunities and Urban Employment in Ghana ”. Journal of Modern African Studies 11 : 61 – 89 . Hicks Norman Streeten Paul 1979 . “ Indicators of Development: The Search for a Basic Needs...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 539–560.
Published: 01 June 2020
... poverty development poverty indices United Nations Development Program The authors thank Frances Stewart for her invaluable insights into the measurement discussions at the United Nations Development Program; and we thank the referees, the special issue editors, and the general editors...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 613–632.
Published: 01 November 2008
... the amount of money transferred, which is measurable, as a rough, indirect indicator of force. Economics Correspondence may be addressed to Marco Dardi, Via delle Pandette 9, 50127 Firenze, Italy; e-mail: marco.dardi@unifi .it. I wish to thank three anonymous referees for comments and useful...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (1): 107–134.
Published: 01 March 1984
...,” and for making an attempt to use such tools in the explanation of “actual market mechanisms.” A close parallel with neoclassical welfare economics is also indicated. Aristotle, so Schumpeter suggests, “may have taken normal competitive prices as standards of commutative justice.” The end result...