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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 (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 (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 (1987) 19 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 June 1987
...Robert M. Solow History of Political Economy 19:2 0 1987 by Duke University Press CCC 00 18-2702/87/$1.50 What do we know that Francis Amasa Walker didn’t? Robert M.Solow...
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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 (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
...Max Alter 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...
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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 (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 (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 (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 (2022) 54 (3): 415–436.
Published: 01 June 2022
... British men, money, know-how, and equipment to the mines. They drew on the work of political economists to help establish the credibility of their observations and accounts, particularly with respect to the relationship between the lack of the division of labor and population in La Plata and Chile...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (5): 975–990.
Published: 01 October 2022
... when interpreting The Wealth of Nations as his direct communication to the reader of his views on the relationship between text and context. We may know more than he chose to reveal about his social and cultural embeddedness within the Glaswegian merchant community, but at most this knowledge can only...
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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 (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 (2022) 54 (3): 571–583.
Published: 01 June 2022
... know, from the current reciprocal comparison literature, that in the case of cotton textiles, where Say thought the French were ahead of the English (a hint of reciprocal comparison there), both are now thought by those global economic historians (above) to have been behind Asian products in terms...
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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...