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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (3): 367–379.
Published: 01 September 1976
... : 446 -50. Brody , A. 1970 . Proportions, Prices and Planning . Amsterdam. Budiansky , G. G. 1972 . “On the Regression Equation Form of Static Production Functions”. Ekonomika i matematicheskie metody 8 : 76 -85. Dantzig , G. B. 1963 . Linear Programming and Extension...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (1): 119–154.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Matthieu Ballandonne The linear model of innovation, which assumes a unidirectional and non-simultaneous relationship between the two realms of science and technology, is still a debated framework. The aims of this article are to show—in contrast with the received view—that economists of science...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 449–479.
Published: 01 September 2015
... by cumulative investment. We finally study the different strategies for modeling learning developed in the 1950s and 1960s, showing the influence of RAND's and Armen Alchian's contributions on Arrow's use of a log-linear equation of learning and its introduction into an economic growth model. Correspondence...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (4): 595–631.
Published: 01 August 2021
... in Princeton as well as his reading of Walras’s, Wicksell’s and Cassel’s work would be key. I also explain how he came to realize that there existed a formal analogy between systems of linear equations and inequalities with which he characterized (stationary and dynamic) economies and the minimax theorem...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 85–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Terman. We show that engineers drew upon economic theories of decision and allocation to improve practical industrial management decisions. Reciprocally, economists found in engineering the tools that they needed to rethink production and growth theory (including linear programming, optimal control...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 307–340.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Mauro Boianovsky Knut Wicksell discussed in his 1893 Value, Capital, and Rent , as part of a critical comment on Launhardt and Jevons, conditions for consistent aggregation. He argued that Jevons's “trading body” concept was only valid if identical linear marginal utility functions (with ensuing...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 252–271.
Published: 01 December 2014
... at that controversy from the perspective of MIT, trying to establish why Samuelson and Solow became so involved. It is argued that Robinson was challenging propositions about linear models and their relationship to models with smooth substitution, on which they had been working, in Samuelson’s case, since the 1940s...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (suppl_1): 41–62.
Published: 01 January 1997
... a focus on quadratic objective functions, linear transition functions, and Gaussian noise in economics. This interpretation can be linked to the linear control techniques that were used for feedback control systems in electrical, communications, and control engineering.2 1. Phase One...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (2): 313–327.
Published: 01 June 1993
... and the referees for very helpful comments on an earlier version. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 References Dantzig , G. B. 1951 . Maximization of a Linear Function of Variables Subject to Linear Inequalities. In Activity Analysis of Production and Allocation, edited by T. C...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (Supplement): 225–239.
Published: 01 December 1992
... theory, and, of course, linear programming [made] their appearance” (Jessop 1956, 55). Case Institute of Technology provided another site for operations research education in the early 1950s, with a program that featured “technique-oriented courses: Production and In- ventory Control, Linear...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 111–136.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of nations. Playfair used what he described as a “linear arithmetic” to examine these causes—almost every publication of his is graced with stunning colorful graphs includ- ing area charts, line graphs, bar graphs, and circular charts. He was the first to publish several of these forms of presenting...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 295–314.
Published: 01 December 2014
... to the economic and managerial problem of inventory control, and to the mathematical method of linear programming (LP). The general conclusion that I offer is that there were clear affinities between the agenda-setting work of Samuelson and Solow and other activities at MIT. However, I further argue...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 1–55.
Published: 01 March 2009
... is far from being responsible for the final outcome. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 quadratic loss function optimal monetary policy linear-quadratic methods Henri Theil Herbert Simon William Poole Thomas Sargent Neil Wallace Anshen, M., C. Holt, F. Modigliani, J...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 106–129.
Published: 01 December 2006
... “The Restricted Aitken Estimation of Sets of Demand Relations.” Econometrica 41 ( March ): 365 -70. Berndt, Ernst R., and N. Eugene Savin. 1977 . Conflict among Criteria for Testing Hypotheses in the Multivariate Linear Regression Model. Econometrica 45 ( July ): 1263 -77. Berndt, Ernst R...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (4): 843–854.
Published: 01 November 2001
... calculated their derivative to obtain a linear approximation of each function. Surprisingly or not, this remarkable aspect of Whewell’s mathemat- ical economics has so far been disregarded. As a result, the “contemp- tuous verdict” of Jevons is still prevailing as to the kind of mathemat- ics Whewell...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (3): 703–705.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., that “a change in its initial distribution (if the collective curve is unaffected, while the component or intersecting curves change) will have no effect on the market, or equilibrating price itself” (1933, 2:786; emphasis added). Using the methods of Walras and Edgeworth applied to both linear demand curves...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2006
... University Press. Böhm-Bawerk, E. von. 1889 . Kapital und Kapitalzins. Zweite Abteilung: Positive Theorie des Kapitales . Innsbruck: Wagner. Dantzig, G. 1963 . Linear Programming and Extensions . Princeton: Princeton University Press. Dantzig, G., and M. Wood. 1949 . Programming...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 143–167.
Published: 01 December 2020
... such as statistical theory of communication, the theory of feedback and control, the theory of games, and linear programming that were relevant for the change of the nature of mathematics. Connected to this change, McMillan observed a new attitude to mathematical problems: Mathematicians, both the applied and some...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (4): 549–576.
Published: 01 November 1978
... price in wage units 2, equals total variable costs in wage units; and (2) this function in wage units is linear with a slope equal to 1. But it is incorrect for Patinkin to limit Keynes’ aggregate supply concept to either of these characteris- tics. 1. In contradiction to Patinkin’s...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 283–304.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Calculation in a Socialist Economy. HOPE 22.4 : 659 -75. Clarke, Bruce, and Linda Dalrymple Henderson, eds. 2002 . From Energy to Information . Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press. Dantzig, George B. 2002 . Linear Programming. Operations Research 59.1 : 42 -47. Debreu, Gerard...