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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (2): 378–381.
Published: 01 June 2001
... The Foundations of Laissez-Faire: The Economics of Pierre de Boisguilbert. By Gilbert Faccarello. London and New York: Routledge 1999. 198 pp. $85.00. Consider the following: All the commerce of the land, both wholesale and retail, and even agriculture, are governed by nothing other than the self-interest...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (3): 413–433.
Published: 01 September 1993
.... Frank Knight’s Case for Laissez Faire: The Patrimony of the Social Philosophy of the Chicago School Sherryl Davis Kasper Introduction Both members and observers of the so-called Chicago School of eco- nomics have highlighted the pivotal role Frank Knight assumed...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 681–704.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Benjamin Kohlmann This article argues that in the 1870s philosophical, economic, and literary ideas converged on a shared problematic: the perceived crisis of laissez-faire and the emergence of new arguments in favor of state intervention in the economy. George Eliot's last novel, Daniel Deronda...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (4): 857–859.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... Knight. Volume 2: Laissez-Faire: Pro and Con. Edited by Ross B. Emmett. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. vi; 459 pp. $58.00. These two handsome volumes of Frank Knight’s essays are a welcome addition for personal and university library collections of twentieth-century social science...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (4): 753–769.
Published: 01 November 1999
..., George Selgin, and two anonymous referees Why Didn’t Hayek Favor Laissez Faire in Banking? Lawrence H. White Historians of economic thought have in recent years devoted a fair amount of critical discussion to F. A. Hayek’s work on business cycle theory, and some to his...
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History of Political Economy (1969) 1 (1): 173–186.
Published: 01 March 1969
...R. D. Freeman Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 Adam Smith, Education and Laissez-Faire R. D.Freeman I HISTORIANSof economic thought have long been interested in the nature...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (3): 511–513.
Published: 01 September 1987
... and laissez-faire: economics and ideology in the Ricardian era. By Rajani Kannepalli Kanth. Totowa, New Jersey: Rowman & Littlefield, 1986. Pp. 200. $34.50. This book maintains that classical political economy was just that-a mixture of theory and policy, emphasizing the normative aspects...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 27–45.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of the twentieth century. We show that aggregating heterogeneous pieces of observation is necessary— even though it might seem paradoxical—and it requires the statistician be a very cunning observer. Cunning Observation: US Agricultural Statistics in the Time of Laissez-Faire Emmanuel Didier When...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 175–199.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Bradley W. Bateman Bringing in the State? The Life and Times of Laissez-Faire in the Nineteenth-Century United States Bradley W. Bateman The stylized facts of when and how the federal government became di- rectly involved with the economy in the United States are reasonably well known...
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History of Political Economy (1972) 4 (1): 163–175.
Published: 01 March 1972
...M. L. Myers Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 Mr. Myers is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Connecticut, Waterbury. Philosophical Anticipations of Laissez-Faire MoE. Myers...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 299–314.
Published: 01 December 2008
... American career. In particular, Ely consistently attacked laissez-faire economics for positing absolute economic laws rather than understanding the economy and economics as human enterprises subject to change. He advocated for empirical economic research as an antidote to the static premises of laissez...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Nicola Giocoli The controversy over railroad rates regulation was a fundamental component of the jurisprudential trajectory that culminated in Lochner v. New York (1905) and the so-called laissez-faire era of U.S. constitutional law. Constitutional protection of property required that regulation...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (4): 683–707.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of simultaneous maxima. On this base, he criticized the laissez-faire interpretation of the Paretian theory and advanced the idea of a social welfare function, reflecting the debate on economic planning among Italian corporatist economists. Correspondence may be addressed to Mario Pomini: mario.pomini...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 901–934.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Guy Numa Jean-Baptiste Say is generally portrayed as an unrelenting champion of laissez faire who believed commercial activity promoted economic well-being. However, I develop a more nuanced portrait of Say’s thinking by showing that he did not believe that free trade was an unmitigated good. He...
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History of Political Economy 9895916.
Published: 28 April 2022
...Stefan Kolev; Ekkehard A. Köhler Abstract This article depicts the parallel evolution of the political economies of the “Old Chicago” and Freiburg schools. Both communities within the “laissez-faire within rules” research program and the long-standing “thinking in orders” tradition emerged during...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 393–423.
Published: 01 December 2005
... in which verbal swords were overtly crossed could easily be- come, like much of U.S. politics, obnoxious and unattractive. (4) The problems pertaining to interpretive base were exhibited by most if not all participants; the term laissez-faire, for example, was frequently used as a primitive term...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (3): 510–511.
Published: 01 September 1987
... Political economy and laissez-faire: economics and ideology in the Ricardian era. By Rajani Kannepalli Kanth. Totowa, New Jersey: Rowman & Littlefield, 1986. Pp. 200. $34.50. This book maintains that classical political economy was just that-a mixture of theory and policy, emphasizing...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 200–233.
Published: 01 December 2005
... to oppose: individualism, laissez-faire economics, impe- rialism, racism, and militarism. 1. The Progressive Era and American Economics American economics became a professional policy discipline during the Progressive Era—so called for its reform spirit and for its reform legisla- tion—an era...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (1): 143–159.
Published: 01 February 2021
.... Instead, he seemed to provide qualifications, which allowed for different views and interpretations. He supported the market, and laissez-faire, but the support was highly qualified (12). Smith s method was a studied and educated commonsense approach to problem-solving. His recognition of the need...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (S1): 93–106.
Published: 01 December 1990
... contra- dictory assessments. He was a champion of laissez faire; he favored substantial state economic intervention; he had no clearly defined and articulated political position at all-each of these views of Menger and the early Austrians is to be found expressed somewhere in the litera- ture. Each...