1-20 of 2585 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 71–89.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Loïc Charles; Christine Théré In this article, we show that Quesnay, while himself devoted to a major analytical effort to create what was at the time, like today, assessed as an original and far-reaching social theory, was also very much concerned with the development of a systematic empirical...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 85–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Beatrice Cherrier; Aurélien Saïdi This article documents the disciplinary exchanges between economists and engineers at Stanford throughout the twentieth century. We outline the role of key scholars such as Kenneth Arrow and Robert Wilson, as well as engineers turned administrators like Frederick...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (2): 315–345.
Published: 01 June 2017
... such a monetary estimate was most likely to be produced. That strategy cut across social and epistemic commitments of different segments of the economics discipline, raising questions about the different meanings of expertise, and the role of economists in the legal, business, and public domain. This paper aims...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy 81–110.
Published: 26 August 2021
... orientations. By analyzing the financial programming tool, the article shows that the treatment of basic national accounting identities neglects variables like household consumption even when alternative methods exist. Changes in methods may be discarded to ensure the legibility of economic works over...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (4): 643–661.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Peter Lloyd This article examines the first appearances of the isoquant, a concept that is central to production and supply theory. It appears to have been discovered independently by Bowley, Frisch, Cobb, and Lerner, in that order. Frisch coined the term isoquant . It is possible but not likely...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 177–210.
Published: 01 June 2014
... in the earliest writings on the subject, notably by Plato. The evolution of the monetary system led to the emergence of metals as the dominant form of money owing to their well-known qualities of durability, homogeneity, divisibility, and the like. Yet, these physical qualities actually relate to market...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of pleasure, not the good life. Moreover, the unchecked pursuit of evermore money is likely to crowd out other intrinsically valuable goods, such as friendship, agency, and autonomy. Finally, from the standpoint of Aristotle’s virtue ethics, wealth acquisition beyond the natural limit is considered...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (2): 241–269.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Filippo Cesarano John Maynard Keynes put forward a number of proposals to reshape the international monetary system. Although variegated, they do have one characteristic in common—the rejection of freely flexible exchange rates—which, in a sense, is like a prism refracting the different shades...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 225–263.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... A second section discusses the basic features of Luther's economic “theory.” This gives rise to a brief discussion of the development of the money supply in Germany in the period and the most likely development in the velocity of the circulating coins. Both are important for setting the context...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (2): 343–382.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Matthew Smith This article examines Thomas Tooke's (1773–1858) position on the English Corn Laws from 1815 until their repeal in 1846. It shows that like most classical economists, Tooke was a strong supporter of free trade who vehemently opposed the Corn Laws, believing that they generally...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (1): 183–200.
Published: 01 March 2008
... are typically included as part of a broader set of less convincing arguments. We argue that this mixture of deep insights into asset valuation and abstruse logic is likely a continuation of Talmudic ambivalence to the valuation of non—human capital, an ambivalence induced by the biblical prohibition against...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 137–159.
Published: 01 December 2012
...José M. Edwards Although involved in projects of influential institutions like the Cowles Commission, the NBER, and the Michigan Survey Research Center, George Katona, the “pioneer student and chief collector of consumer anticipations data” (Tobin 1959, 1), is virtually absent from accounts...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 27–34.
Published: 01 December 2009
... that, however, I would like to make a few brief comments on the conference that forms the basis of this occa- sion and this issue. It consisted of two days devoted to scholarly and his- torical discussion of a couple of papers that I wrote in 1956 and 1957, thus fi fty or fi fty-one years ago. Participating...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 813–826.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Janice Murray Janice Murray, the personal assistant of Paul Samuelson and Robert Solow, reminisces about working with them at MIT. Me and Paul Janice Murray I don t know much, but what I know I know well. I don t like to be wrong, but more than that I don t like to stay wrong. It s easy if you know...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (3): 509–510.
Published: 01 September 1994
... as though there had been no significant ad- vances in physics since the nineteenth century. Later works in the philosophy of economics have seldom attempted to go beyond those same aspects of physics. Professors Hsieh and Ye have not hesitated to introduce twentieth-century subjects like relativity...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 206–225.
Published: 01 December 2012
... to read Norris. The novels deal primarily with personal morality, but they are not intended to be didactic like the work of Peacock and Dickens. There are no lists of obvious good people and bad, as there are in Crochet Castle and Hard Times; indeed most of the characters are tragic figures...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (Suppl_1): 12–24.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of monetary thought. I guess I’m here as a kind of witness from a vanished culture, the heyday of Keynesian economics. It’s like historians rushing to interview the last former slaves before they died, or the last of the people who remembered growing up in a Polish shtetl. I am going to tell you what...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (Supplement): 108–133.
Published: 01 December 1998
... yet another hypothesis concerning the decline of institutionalism or at least the variety of institutionalism tradition- ally associated with the University of Wisconsin. I also attempt to test I would like to acknowledge the helpful comments of the participants in the 1997 HOPE con- ference...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (1): 240–242.
Published: 01 March 1992
... to economics is rather like the relation of the his- tory of physics to physics fifty years ago: the historians are housed in the departments of the modern practitioners and their work is shaped by the interests and priorities of the practitioners. Since the interest of economists in history has...
Journal Article
History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (Suppl_1): 269–291.
Published: 01 December 2007
... . London: Hogarth. ____. [1919] 1992 . Night and Day . London: Penguin. Maynard and Virginia: A Personal and Professional Friendship Craufurd D. Goodwin Maynard—very truculent, I felt, very formidable, like a portrait of Tolstoy as a young man to look at, able to rend any...