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History of Political Economy (1981) 13 (4): 774–793.
Published: 01 November 1981
... o 1981 by Duke University Press Thoughts of some British economists on early limited liability and corporate legislation Christine E. Amsler , University of Pennsylvania, Robin L. Bartlett , Denison University, and Craig J. Bolton, University of Dallas...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (4): 735–760.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Preference Theory . Rev. ed. London:Routledge. Yonay, Yuval. 1998 . The Struggle over the Soul of Economics: Institutionalists and Neoclassical Economists in America between the Wars . Princeton: Princeton University Press. Behavioral Economics: How Psychology Made Its (Limited) Way Back...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (suppl_1): 131–156.
Published: 01 January 1993
...Marcel Boumans Marcel Boumans lectures on philosophy and history of economics at the University of Amsterdam. He is the author of A Case of Limited Physics Transfer: Jan Tinbergen’s Resources for Reshaping Economics (1992). Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Paul...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 September 2014
...C. Tyler DesRoches Among scholars of ancient economic thought, it is widely recognized that Aristotle established an upper limit to money-making. This “natural limit” has been variously construed, with some claiming that it might be settled independently of Aristotle’s ethical theory. This essay...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 541–543.
Published: 01 September 2015
...D. Wade Hands Model Building in Economics: Its Purposes and Limitations . By Boland Lawrence A. . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2014 . xvii ; 276 pp. Paperback $30.95 . Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Book Reviews An Encyclopedia of Keynesian...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (Suppl_1): 9–29.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... Vienna: Braumüller. Weintraub, Roy. 2003 . Prejudice and the History of Economics: A Minisymposium. HOPE 35 : 685 -86. Rediscovering Intellectual Biography— and Its Limits Malachi Hacohen Biography is back. Those who lived through the transformation of history, science studies...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (4): 579–600.
Published: 01 November 1986
... of poverty: the limits of bourgeois political economy Robert Fatton Jr. Introduction Hegel maintained that the emergence of bourgeois civilization had given rise to the antinomy of wealth and poverty and the separation of civil society from...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (1): 174–175.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Spencer J. Pack By Jon Mulberg. New York: Routledge, l995. 200 pp. $19.95. Duke University Press 2000 BR.Hope32.1.bookreviews 5/4/00 1:45 PM Page 174 174 Book Reviews Social Limits to Economic Theory. By Jon Mulberg. New York: Routledge, l995...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 10–39.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Press. Weber, Max. [1904-5] 1958 . The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism .New York: Scribners. ____. [1927] 1995 . General Economic History . New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction. The Limits of Economic Expertise: Prophets, Engineers, and the State in the History of Development...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 895–924.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Kenneth Button This article looks at how a group of diverse economic experts tackled a major macroeconomic question and managed to reach a consensus conclusion. This was despite being confronted with limited data, embryonic general-equilibrium methodologies, and limited computing power...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 285–303.
Published: 01 December 2009
... reference to the overall growth of product demand in the economy that both induces and limits increased specialization. What is attributed to the factors—the value of their marginal products—is not a measure of their contribution . Integration does not give the social picture. Young's theory...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 166–187.
Published: 01 December 2011
... demand study, and his 1955 and 1958 papers on limited dependent variables (Tobit estimation), were contributions to econometrics, not just the use of existing techniques by an applied economist. The present essay examines Tobin's involvement with econometrics from his student days “teaching myself...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 1–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
... collective alternative is one of the most crucial issues with which economic thinkers have had to grapple. Nevertheless, our understanding of the contexts—social, political, and intellectual—in which discussions and debates about market failure have played out remains limited and imperfect. It is our hope...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (4): 545–571.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Rather than demonstrating a penchant for applying research, I conclude that agricultural economists were frustrated by the same forces that have limited the influence of economists in general. More specifically, the field’s passive approach to reform and the tendency of interest groups to accept advice...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 307–331.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and liberty, economic efficiency, commercial interests, corruptive effects on individual and public morality, and political necessity. Distribution of limited resources is discussed in terms of a zero-sum game. In one of the key moments of the treatise, Guicciardini denies that preferences toward the best...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (1): 91–118.
Published: 01 March 2015
... there is a limited amount of documentation and firsthand accounts. In this article we examine the case of Maffeo Pantaleoni, one of the most influential Italian economists of the nineteenth century and at the same time an intellectual who was among those most closely involved in anti-Semitic propaganda. In the case...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Knight's “recantation” and his attack on behavioristic social science; the third section analyzes Knight's discussion of the nature and limitations of scientific economics; the fourth section offers a brief digression on Knight's relationship with American institutionalism; the fifth section deals...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 481–510.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... The similarity he points to, however, is somewhat limited: while some of his articles from the 1930s stressed the subjectivity of producers' decisions, his later criticisms of standard policies, as well as the method he suggests for the design of policy, are based on the idea that costs are objective...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 635–655.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Till Düppe; E. Roy Weintraub In fall 1935, Abraham Wald presented a fixed-point proof of a general equilibrium model to Karl Menger's Mathematical Colloquium in Vienna. Due to limited space, the paper could not be printed in the eighth proceedings of the colloquium (the Ergebnisse ) published...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 315–337.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Ross B. Emmett Frank H. Knight's antagonism to religion is well known and features prominently in his writings from the 1930s on. But during the 1920s, when he was a professor at the University of Iowa and wrote some of his most important essays on the limitations of economics, Knight was an active...