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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (2): 359–379.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Bradley W. Bateman Finally, it is necessary to refer to a doctrine which may, from one point of view, be regarded as the core of the whole book. —Roy Harrod Part III., “Induction and Analogy,” is the most important in the book from the point of view of philosophy and theory of knowledge. —Bertrand...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (1): 154.
Published: 01 March 1977
..., Induction and Statistical Znference. By Ian Hacking. London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1975. Pp. 209. $15.95. In nineteen brief chapters, Hacking explores the development of our mod- ern conceptions of probability and induction in the context of fifteenth- through...
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History of Political Economy 259–292.
Published: 26 August 2021
...Amanar Akhabbar How to infer from uncontrolled data the numerical values of the parameters of an econometric model? In interwar econometrics, this problem of statistical induction was tackled in various ways. Wassily Leontief’s inter-industry method offers a case study of a nonprobabilistic...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (3): 435–460.
Published: 01 September 1993
..., Ducasse, and Madden 1960c. Blake , Ralph M. , Curt J. Ducasse, and Edward Madden. 1960b . W. S. Jevons on Induction and Probability. In Blake, Ducasse, and Madden 1960c. Blake , Ralph M. , Curt J. Ducasse, and Edward Madden. 1960c . Theories of Scientific Method: The Renaissance through...
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History of Political Economy 207–226.
Published: 26 August 2021
...Marcel Boumans This essay discusses Francis Galton’s method of inductive inference where the data are photographs of human faces. His aim of induction was to determine the typical characteristics of the natural class to which the individuals belong by composing the relevant photographs...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 231–248.
Published: 01 December 2018
... analysis, respectively. Tinbergen, Chenery, and Adelman shared a common inductive methodology, which might rightly be called “measurement without theory,” in the sense that there was no economic theory that could help them in organizing the available messy and often unreliable data. Chenery saw a role...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 198–225.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and psychologists at the LSL conducted game simulations structured by four separate laboratory problems. Economists went from using simulation to demonstrate the superiority of optimal policies derived from deductive economics to using the experiment as an inductive tool. One concern in this historical case study...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (Supplement): 53–60.
Published: 01 December 1995
... , James , and Simon. Herbert 1958 . Organizations . New York: Wiley. Marx , Karl [ 1848 ] 1978. Manifesto of the Communist Party. In The Marx-Engels Reader . Edited by R. C. Tucker. New York: Norton. Putnam , Hilary 1963 . “Degree of Confirmation” and Inductive Logic...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (3): 312–336.
Published: 01 September 1975
... to growing demands for social reform, Cliffe Leslie forged an historical economics capable of meeting the pressing economic difficulties of Ireland from the inductive and historical side of Mill's economics, the historical jurisprudence of Sir Henry Maine, and the heretical school of Irish...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (Supplement): 39–52.
Published: 01 December 1995
...Teddy Seidenfeld Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 References Buehler , R. J. , and A. P. Feddersen 1963 . Note on a Conditional Property of Student's t. Annals Math. Stat . 34 :1098-1100. de Finetti , B. 1972 . Probability, Induction, and Statistics . New...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 March 1977
... of Early Ideas About Probability, Induction and Statistical Znference. By Ian Hacking. London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1975. Pp. 209. $15.95. In nineteen brief chapters, Hacking explores the development of our mod- ern conceptions of probability and induction...
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History of Political Economy (1971) 3 (1): 198–207.
Published: 01 March 1971
... that the Ricardians, who ‘ ‘preferred the way of anticipation to that of induction had taken a wrong approaah if they meant to frame an economic theory of general validity. Though their use of deduction appeared to make the Ricardian econoImist a “legislator of his subject’’ endowed ‘‘with an instant...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (3): 449–476.
Published: 01 September 1995
... to the future? Does he simply assume that the principle of induction-that the future will follow the same laws as the past-will hold true (Russell 1961, 153)? Second, does Smith, in fact, take propositions from physics as the basis of his “science of connecting principles of nature” and use them as his...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 575–606.
Published: 01 December 2017
... . Variorum edition . Malthus T. R. 1827 . Definitions in Political Economy . London : John Murray . Mill J. S. (1843) 1965 . A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive . Reprinted in John Stuart Mill: A selection of his Works vols. 7 and 8 . Edited by Robson John...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (2): 265–316.
Published: 01 June 2008
... in the Theory of Statistics. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London , A ser., 141 : 518 -34. Bateman, B. W. 1990 . Keynes, Induction, and Econometrics. HOPE 22 : 359 -79. Bennett, J. H. 1983 . Natural Selection, Heredity, and Eugenics: Including Selected Correspondence of R. A. Fisher...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (Supplement): 7–32.
Published: 01 December 1995
... . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Carnap , Rudolf 1952 . The Continuum of Inductive Methods . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Carnap , Rudolf 1980 . A Basic System of Inductive Logic, Part II. In Studies in Inductive Logic and Probability II . Edited by Richard Jeffrey...
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History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 1994
... and probably could have written this treatise in English, and (2) the book is an intelli- gent exposition of the methodological conundrum of deductive versus ‘inductive reasoning. The former is incorporated in economic “laws” (legge) which pertain to quantifiable sectors-agriculture, industry-while...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (3): 413–443.
Published: 01 September 2004
...: Duncker und Humblot. Sidgwick, Henry. 1901 . Principles of Political Economy . 3rd ed. London: Macmillan. Viner, Jacob. 1924 . Canada's Balance of International Indebtedness, 1900-1913: An Inductive Study in the Theory of International Trade . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Wicksell...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (2): 174–205.
Published: 01 June 1980
... a foundation of inductive research. Ashley, unlike later economic his- torians, was unwilling to acquiesce in the compartmentalization of eco- nomic studies into economic theory, applied economics, and economic hi~tory.~It was during Ashley’s career that these fields first began to be recognized...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 143–167.
Published: 01 December 2008
... that was inherently social. As a con- sequence, political economy could not start from speculative “axioms” and random defi nitions that were claimed to be universally true; it had to proceed inductively on the basis of sound observations. Once it was seen that this other route to political economy...