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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 June 1982
... Economics by Paul J. McNulty. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1980. Pp. xii + 248. $17.50 clot hbound. In a seminar at the University of Wisconsin in 1956 Professor Edwin E. Witte, then President of the American Economic Association and senior labor economist in the country...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 185–205.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Malcolm Rutherford This essay examines the various field observational methods used in labor economics in the United States from the early 1900s to the 1930s. Labor relations, at that time, was an area of critical importance as well as an area in which existing economic theory provided little...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (3): 403–433.
Published: 01 September 2007
... . The Selection, Assignment, and Training of Workers. Personnel ( August ): 42 -51. Douglas, P. H. 1918 . The Problem of Labor Turnover. American Economic Review 8.2 : 306 -16. ____. 1919 . Plant Administration of Labor. Journal of Political Economy 27.7 : 544 -60. ____. 1921 . Shop...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (3): 566–567.
Published: 01 September 2008
... priced, were sometimes diffi cult to read). Jeremy Shearmur, Australian National University 10.1215/00182702-2008-022 566 Book Reviews Jacob Mincer: A Founding Father of Modern Labor Economics. By Pedro N. Teixeira...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (3): 505–540.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Vibha Kapuria-Foreman; Charles R. McCann, Jr. The Wisconsin school of labor history and labor economics rose and fell within a particular historical context. While Richard T. Ely studied labor union movements in pursuit of furthering social progress, others, such as John R. Commons and Selig...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 March 2012
... territories, which illustrated the current debates within sociology and labor economics. Finally, we study the impact of Becker’s book on social scientific research in the 1960s. Correspondence may be addressed to Jean-Baptiste Fleury, École normale supérieure de Cachan, 61 av. du Président Wilson, 94235...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 127–157.
Published: 01 December 2017
... application of these methods as a “credibility revolution” in econometrics that has finally provided persuasive answers to a diverse set of questions. Particularly influential in the applied areas of labor, education, public, and health economics, the methods shape the knowledge produced by economists...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (S1): 221–257.
Published: 01 December 2022
... comparable worth feminist movement equal pay labor economics stylized facts Each year, the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) announces a new “Equal Pay Day.” In 2021 , NCPE tells us that Wednesday, March 24, represents “how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (4): 621–652.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Jeff Biddle The CES production function was introduced to economics in the 1961 paper “Capital-Labor Substitution and Economic Efficiency,” by Kenneth Arrow, Hollis Chenery, Bagicha Minhas, and Robert Solow. The paper had an immediate and substantial impact on economic research, and the CES...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (1): 155–192.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., and therefore output is maximized through an optimal division of labor. Third, there is no reallocation that can make anyone bet- ter off without making someone else worse off. All three characteristics suggest that the economic problem has been resolved both at the private and the collective level...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 471–512.
Published: 01 September 2011
... intermediate course in Theory which goes intensively into Marshall, your book, and things of comparable quality.” In describing the division of labor in the economics department, Marget noted that the faculty member 484  History of Political Economy 43:3 (2011) officially responsible for theory...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 June 2018
... from its categorization as unproductive labor throughout the history of economic thought. While, within separate studies, Mill and Jevons have been accused of devaluing household activities assigned to women, no direct comparison of their discussions has ever been made. Yet, such a comparison...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (4): 663–689.
Published: 01 November 2012
...” to the more advanced issue of the “cause” (labor embodied) versus the “mea- sure” (labor command) of value in exchange, including the “index num- ber” interpretation of this measure. The same applies to the leaders of the first revival of Ricardian economics in the twentieth century such as J. H...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 537–551.
Published: 01 September 2011
... as well) for deficiencies in “backbending” labor supply analysis. After a very long silence over this matter in the economic literature, James Buchanan, in 1971, unsuccessfully tried to propagate Lionel Robbins's use of the offer-curve approach for labor supply analysis. He praised its general equilibrium...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 341–366.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the generalization of wage labor, mechanization, and large-scale farming. In his last years, during the early 1830s, Sismondi took aim at “industrialism” itself, a term which for him grouped together all those contemporary economic theories asserting that society should be organized by and for production exclusively...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 461–478.
Published: 01 June 2021
... for industrialization in order to promote economic development: (1) manufacturing had a highly differentiated division of labor; (2) manufacturing was an innovation- intensive activity; (3) manufacturing was a science-based activity; and (4) manufacturing cultivated people’s psychological qualities which were required...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (4): 689–718.
Published: 01 August 2022
... and international economic system is conducted in terms of order, and he believed that economic stability was primarily the result of the institutional order of an economy. This article shows that these ideas were shaped in discussions over the Plan of Labor (comparable to the New Deal) in the Netherlands as well...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 23–48.
Published: 01 December 2015
... premises: British welfare—not to be confused with material wealth—depended on economic productivity, the prosperity of the working class, and an economic policy that maintained a stable demand for labor, ensuring predictable sources of employment and income. A. C. Pigou, who entered the controversy...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (4): 636–668.
Published: 01 November 1978
...Robert B. Ekelund, Jr.; Robert F. Hébert Division of labor, in research as well as in teaching, has produced, in economics as elsewhere, an indefinite number of specialities that are usually described as “applied fields.” … These fields may accumulate “private” stocks of facts and methods...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and execute and verify calculations, most notably for his tableaux économiques . In other words, the production of political and economic writings was structured by a detailed division of labor organized by Quesnay, who acted as the master of a writing workshop. After the death of Madame de Pompadour...