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History of Political Economy (1 September 1982) 14 (3): 406–426.
Published: 01 September 1982
... Duke University Press Lending at interest: some Jewish, Greek, and Christian approaches, 800 BC-AD I 00 Barry Gordon And in another great lake full of pus and blood and boiling mire stood men and women up to their knees. And these were...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 2017) 49 (1): 93–112.
Published: 01 March 2017
... human customs did not lend itself to such formulas. In spite of his reluctance Smith eventually agreed to help Windischgrätz, but the prize had no winner. Correspondence may be addressed to José-Manuel Menudo at jmmenpac@upo.es and to Nicolas Rieucau at nicolas.rieucau@univ-paris8.fr . We would...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2009) 41 (3): 491–517.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 1843 (when the first constitution was introduced), in 1863 (when a new king was appointed as head of the country) and in 1876-9 (when foreign lending was resumed after a long financial embargo against Greece). These interventions reveal a liberal economist who was a precursor in what is today known as...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2008) 40 (5): 168–188.
Published: 01 December 2008
... the Gospel could not avoid lending his expertise to his country in the dark days of the Napoleonic wars. Thus Thornton appears as a disinterested economist whose motivation to serve came from his devotion to Christ. Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Acaster, E. J. T. 1974 –75...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2003) 35 (4): 679–684.
Published: 01 November 2003
... dominated eco- nomic policy discussions in the British Treasury. These concerned basic domestic aspects of war finance, such as taxation and management of the national debt. Increasingly, however, external financial issues, notably Britain’s shrinking overseas assets and mounting sterling debt, Lend...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Duke University Press 2001 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Preface Since the late nineteenth century, measurement has been an integral part of economics. The metrics of the discipline lend it...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 1996) 28 (Supplement): 225–244.
Published: 01 December 1996
.... ’ Along with this project-specific approach the Bank, from its early years on, had to have an economywide view of the borrowing countries. It would initiate or continue lending only where it was satisfied with the country’s economic policies and the use it made of resources. It had to...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1988) 20 (2): 299–308.
Published: 01 June 1988
... lend being derived from the deposi- tors. Banks are thus supposed to make something out of nothing, and the only wonder is that they use their power with such extraordinary moderation. -CANNAN (1946...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 1992) 24 (4): 867–894.
Published: 01 November 1992
... the conduct of monetary policy in Britain and even more so in the United States. Although subject to various interpretations, the doctrine is usually understood to assert that if banks lend only on the security of real bills representing actual goods in process, they can- not issue too much...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1989) 21 (1): 77–90.
Published: 01 March 1989
... from his revenue he adds to his capital, and either employs it himself in maintaining an additional number of productive hands, or enables some other person to do so, by lending it to him for an interest, that is, for a share of the profits” (p. 321). Lending and borrowing activity 2. All...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2012) 44 (3): 451–469.
Published: 01 September 2012
...— which were viewed as almost as solid as gold itself—by making payments in other currencies and by reducing their lending. In testimony before the Committee of Secrecy of the House of Commons Appointed to Enquire into the Outstanding Demands of the Bank of England, which convened on March 24...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 2003) 35 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2003
... to accept such a role; but the financial cri- sis of 1825 witnessed a dramatic volte-face on the part of the Bank, which, literally overnight, changed its policy, from one of resistance to requests for assistance to that of lending freely (section 2). A key ques- tion, largely ignored in the...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2011) 43 (4): 683–698.
Published: 01 November 2011
... reasons for usury’s immorality. Luther’s importance, therefore, is not that his conclusion regarding usury’s morality differs in kind from medieval Scholasticism. It instead differs in degree; in addition to regarding lending at interest as a sin, he indeed opposes practices condoned by canon law...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1985) 17 (1): 133–144.
Published: 01 March 1985
... Depression from 1931 to 1939. Volume XXIII on external war finance, mainly lend lease, and volume XXVII on shaping the postwar world: employment and commodities, are two of six volumes on Keynes’ extensive activities during and immediately following World War LI. The following discussion is divided...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2003) 35 (3): 562–564.
Published: 01 September 2003
...); econometrics and mathematicaleconomics (1930 to the present); welfare economics and socialism (1870 to the present); and economists and policy (1939 to the present). The thematic approach to this material lends itself easily to valuable discussions of the arresting ways in which shared problems were handled...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1994) 26 (1): 173–175.
Published: 01 March 1994
... they could” whatever their method of choice). The evidence from psychological theory, Drakopoulos sug- gests, lends better support to these alternative conceptions of behavior. Thus, it seems orthodox economists are unwilling to consider the relevance of this litera- ture to economics...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1997) 29 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 1997
... lay down his law (Turgot 1770b, 305). Fourthly, the use of money favors lending at interest. Interested in malung a good case for the interest on loans, Turgot defined money as a form of property. Being similar to the possession of any commodity, the possession of money ought thus to give...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1975) 7 (2): 276–277.
Published: 01 June 1975
... community would most likely negate the Strotz-type econo- metric revolution because in the foreseeable future, many economic problems simply do not lend themselves to mathematical or econo- metric treatment. Statistical analysis of the ratios of econometricians to all professional...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 2010) 42 (1): 19–20.
Published: 01 March 2010
...- ence was almost entirely practitioners rather than historians. The expe- rience may lend some hope for a greater respect for history among practi- tioners in other fi elds. HOPE minisymposia can be opportunities for testing the waters as well. An important outcome of the session at the...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2014) 46 (4): 609–640.
Published: 01 November 2014
... third of the produce of his Farm. But if a competent Labourer who lives from day to day on his wages and has no capital can find some one willing to lend him land or money to buy some, he will be able to give the Lender all the third rent, or third part of the produce of a Farm of which he will...