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History of Political Economy (1970) 2 (1): 152–176.
Published: 01 March 1970
...Frank Petrella Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 Mr. Petrella is Associate Professor of Economics and Chairman of the Department of Economics at College of the Holy Cross. Individual, Group, or Government i! Smith, Mill, and Sidgwick...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (2): 341–352.
Published: 01 June 1990
... 1990 by Duke University Press CCC 0018-2702/90/$1.50 Adam Smith on the providential reconciliation of individual and social interests: is man led by an invisible hand or misled by a sleight of hand? J. Ronnie Davis As a...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (3): 427–439.
Published: 01 September 1982
... 0 1982 by Duke University Press The socialization of the individual in Adam Smith Robert L. Heilbroner I The Adam Smith problem lingers at two levels. For scholars within the history of economic thought there is the classic issue of the compatibility...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (3): 469–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Review 2 ( 3 ): 679 – 81 . “Survival Value and a Robust, Practical, Joyless Individualism”: Thomas Nixon Carver, Social Justice, and Eugenics Luca Fiorito and Cosma Orsi As any one familiar with Professor Carver’s earlier work might surmise, the...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 1997
...Philippe Fontaine Centre d'histoire de la pensée économique, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, 90, rue de Tolbiac, 75634 Paris Cédex 13, FRANCE. Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Thrgot’s “Institutional Individualism” Philippe Fontaine 1. Introduction The...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (3): 425–448.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Wan-Jin Kim and Jae-Yul Lee for their persistent encouragement. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Adam Smith as an Early Pioneer of Institutional Individualism Hyun-Ho Song Introduction One of the most remarkable developments we have witnessed in the Adam Smith...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Hidalgo . Constructing Cost of Living Indexes: Ideas and Individuals, Argentina, 1918 35 Cecilia T. Lanata Briones Today, price indexes, balance of payments, national income, and unem- ployment figures are elements in the matrix of economic and statistical knowledge used to describe a national economy...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (1): 47–80.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., Joseph. 1975 . Institutional Individualism. British Journal of Sociology 26.2 : 144 -55. Arrow, Kenneth J. 1994 . Methodological Individualism and Social Knowledge. American Economic Review 84.2 : 1 -9. Boettke, Peter J. 1995 . Individuals and Institutions. In Individuals, Institutions...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (4): 691–693.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Lawrence Boland Individuals and Identity in Economics . By Davis John B. . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 . 260 pp. Cloth $90.00 ; paper $32.99 . Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 References Boland Lawrence . 1992 . The Principles of...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 593–634.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the movement of individuals through the Viennese intellectual community between 1918 and 1930. This has then been visualized as a social network, highlighting the interrelationships between individuals, seminars, and different fields of study in Vienna in this period. By linking the structure of...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Christine Théré; Loïc Charles Using archival materials, we investigate the scientific practices of François Quesnay and the individuals who worked with him in relation to their social background. Our contention is that, before 1764, the group of authors who shared Quesnay's commitment to an...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Shiri Cohen Kaminitz The concept of utility, which stood at the heart of J. S. Mill’s utilitarian moral philosophy, played only a minor role in his account of economics. The economic idea of (individual) utility, as is well known, neither inspired Mill directly nor excited his attention when...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 649–681.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Floris Heukelom To understand the relationship between experimental and behavioral economics, we need to go back to the late 1970s and early 1980s. In the 1970s, psychologists began conducting new kinds of experiments, the results of which seemed to falsify the assumption of rational individual...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 601–630.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Director's life at this time through the use of archival and secondary sources. Tracing the evolution of Director's worldview leads to three claims. First, Director maintained that the individual or an elite group of individuals was the catalyst for social change and expressed skepticism toward governing...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 258–282.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Ariane Dupont-Kieffer; Alain Pirotte This essay focuses on the early years of panel data econometrics and two seminal papers by Yair Mundlak ( 1961 ) and Pietro Balestra and Marc Nerlove ( 1966 ). The issue of latent individual heterogeneity was identified as a central problem. One main ambition...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (4): 641–675.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Marynel Ryan Van Zee This article examines conceptions of the family, and the relationships within it, as checks to individual self-interest in German economic thought over the nineteenth century. Across various discourses, marriage and the family emerged as symbols of commitment to the common good...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (4): 547–575.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Henry Cunynghame addressed the consequences that an increase in the supply of goods might have for individual utility when this includes external effects such as a desire for display and distinction. Such interdependencies in consumption were also taken very seriously by A. C. Pigou who, in successive...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Luca Fiorito; Massimiliano Vatiero The aim of this article is to assess whether Wesley Clair Mitchell, as a reformer, ever expressed concern over the biological quality of individuals and whether he did somehow share the Progressive Era faith in eugenics as an instrument for improving American...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 198–225.
Published: 01 December 2016
... is with how economics leveraged psychology to grow a regulatory system when individual units pursuing their own interests did not promote the interests of society. This dilemma was one of a few stimuli generating a new focal point for rationality, that of efficient implementation. More recently...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 243–264.
Published: 01 December 2008
... thought about self-interest, the faculty that occupied the middle position. For their part, the clerical economists lumped self-interest in with conscience as partners in the noble republican struggle to keep the passions of individuals in check. The two were not the same, but they were close enough to...