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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (2): 177–206.
Published: 01 June 2017
... . Barth Jonathan . 2016 . “Reconstructing Mercantilism: Consensus and Conflict in British Imperial Economy in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.” William and Mary Quarterly , 3rd Series , 73 ( 2 ): 257 – 90 . Blair Ann . 2010 . Too Much to Know: Managing Scholarly Information...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (S1): 313–348.
Published: 01 December 1990
... . What do we know about Menger? Max Alter Introduction Carl Menger was undoubtedly one of the most influential economists of all time. As he was a member of the founding trinity of neoclassical economics and founder of the Austrian school of economics, his ideas, so one would think, have significantly...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (2): 385–386.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Esther-Mirjam Sent Edited by Robert F. Garnett Jr. London and New York: Routledge, 1999. 259 pp. Cloth $90.00; paper $29.99. 2001 Book Reviews 385 What Do Economists Know? New Economics of Knowledge. Edited by Robert F. Garnett...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of the Rate of Interest on Prices. Economic Journal 17 (June): 213 -20. Money Supply Theory and the Great Depression: What Did the Fed Know? Elmus Wicker A key chapter in the history of money supply theory is missing: the evo- lution of the role of the currency-deposit ratio as a determinant...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (4): 679–712.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... London: George Bell and Sons. Knowledge and Information in Economics: What Did the Classical Economists Know? Renee Prendergast In his review of the contribution of the economics of information to twentieth-century economic analysis, Joseph Stiglitz suggests that the economics...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 June 1987
... CCC 00 18-2702/87/$1.50 What do we know that Francis Amasa Walker didn’t? Robert M.Solow Francis Amasa who? That is no doubt what you are wondering. I suppose it is natural that General Walker’s name should mean more to me than it does to you. He was, after all, President...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (1): 167–184.
Published: 01 March 1993
... Economics. New York: Harper & Row. How Does She Know? Feminist Theories of Gender Bias in Economics Nancy Folbre Economists tend to identify feminism merely as a political point of view, rather than a theoretical perspective. A scientific method, by positivist definition...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2020
...David Blockley This article contends that knowing and doing have become artificially separated in Western intellectual culture. The emphasis on scientific knowing has led to an overconfidence in our ability to predict the future and a neglect of the need to control complex and often unforeseen...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (2): 331–339.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Stephen Littlechild Ronald Coase posed the question, Did Alfred Marshall know where he was born? Coase conjectured that Marshall's changing place of birth as reported in the 1881 and 1891 censuses was due to his vagueness in giving information about it to his wife. This article examines...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 253–276.
Published: 01 December 2019
... examine economists’ ideas about structural adjustment across socialist eras—from 1920s Weimar Germany and the Soviet Union to midcentury socialist Yugoslavia and the post-1964 UN Conference on Trade and Development—and explore the origins of what we know today as structural adjustment policies...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 239–273.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Bartley on the Turon goldfields, on which Coase based his claims of a deceitful and self-aggrandizing family, did not take place. Alfred did know where he was born and was happy to say so. Alfred’s grandfather, William, was not a forgotten business failure. Alfred’s father, also William, was neither...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 443–460.
Published: 01 June 2021
... as the 1500s. We know them under common labels such as “Cameralism” and “mercantilism.” They were also apparent in Anglo-Saxon and Swedish economic reasoning since the mid-seventeenth century, suggesting that we may speak of a broader European tradition. The present article thus wishes to add to the debate...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (3): 413–449.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Till Düppe During research seminars, it hardly ever happened that Gerard Debreu posed a question—and if he did, not without already knowing the answer. While some admired him for the tranquility of his austere rigor, others wondered how little he had to say in economics. To whatever effect, Debreu...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (3): 383–404.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Craufurd Goodwin This article explores the evolution of perceptions of the behavior of consumers among economists and others. The article has three parts. The first part discusses the development of a hypothesis about the stability of this behavior: that the consumers know what they want...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (3): 349–362.
Published: 01 September 1984
... in the statistical study of consumer demand. 354 History of Political Economy 16:3 (1984) work in the way which every economist now knows, Hicks showed how the downward sloping demand curve could be deduced without a mention of the word ‘utility.’ He concluded: The quantitative concept of utility...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (S1): 257–260.
Published: 01 December 1991
... each other and think about the bird. Shotwell's behavior with the jacks is strange. Is it strange? I do not know. Perhaps he is merely a selfish bastard, perhaps his character is flawed, perhaps his childhood was twisted. I do not know. Each of us wears a .45 and each of us is supposed to shoot...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (Suppl_1): 284–297.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., or still is an active member, of the labor party, is veryactive in the union, in environmental movements. And that was the tradition that I grew up in. So, I have always been very active in radical youth movements and things like that. So, I had this desire to improve the world, and, little did I know...
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History of Political Economy (1983) 15 (4): 617–620.
Published: 01 November 1983
... Maker” (ibid. 37). Two days later Keynes replied to Shaw saying (ibid. 38): My feelings about Das Kapital are the same as my feelings about the Koran. I know that it is historically important and I know that many people, not all of whom are idiots, find it a sort of Rock of Ages...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (2): 187–197.
Published: 01 June 1985
... which makes men eloquent. In the tone of a consumer advocate, Socrates proceeds to warn him that he had better know for sure what he is buying. Beware, since “you have quite made up your mind that you will at all hazards be a pupil of Protagoras, and you are prepared to expend all the property...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (Suppl_1): 12–24.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Becker if he thought Hicks had got the General Theory right with his IS-LM diagram. Gary said, “Well, I don’t know, but I hope he did, because if it wasn’t for Hicks I never would have made any sense out of that damn book.” That’s kind of the way I feel, too, so I’m hoping Hicks got it right...