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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (3): 631–648.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Economists and the Irish Problem. Oxford Economic Papers 5.1 : 26 -40. ____. 1960 . Economic Thought and the Irish Question 1817-70 . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Brentano, L. 1894 . Hours, Wages, and Production . London: Chapman. Brewer, A. 1998 . Luxury and Economic...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (Supplement): 423–451.
Published: 01 December 1999
... . Intriguing Jewellery: Royal Bodies and Luxurious Consumption. Textual Practice 11 . 3 (Winter): 494 -516. Pointon , M. 1998 . Jewellery, Intrigue and Economics: Court Culture and Display in England and France in the 1780s. In Markets for Art in Europe, 1400–1800 , edited by M. North. Aldershot...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (3): 519–543.
Published: 01 September 2009
... to maintain an ironic distance from the inequality and greed that he saw around him while arguing that it did no harm, and allowed him to resolve, at least to his own satisfaction, an age-old debate about the ethical and political consequences of luxury consumption. Some of these themes were further developed...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (2): 295–326.
Published: 01 June 1997
... of Economic Analysis . New York: Oxford University Press. Sekora , John 1977 . Luxury: The Concept in Western Thought . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Sempere , Y. , and Juan Guarinos 1788 . Historia de luxo y de la leyes suntuarias de España . 2 vols. Madrid: Imprenta Real...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (4): 731–744.
Published: 01 November 1991
... behavior. In passing rather than in depth Mason suggests that Rae’s and Veblen’s approaches to conspicuous consumption were dissimilar: Rae “argued that there was one very simple motivation for the excesses and luxury of expenditures of his own times-that of vanity” (1981, 3-4)’ whereas Veblen...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., Maxine, and Helen Clifford, eds. 1999 . Consumers and Luxury: Consumer Culture in Europe,1650-1850 . Manchester: Manchester University Press. Berkeley, George. 1735-37 . The Querist . Dublin: G. Faulkner. Berry, Christopher. 1994 . The Idea of Luxury: A Conceptual and Historical Investigation...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (4): 591–618.
Published: 01 November 1985
... in the analysis of Marx’s categories: manual and mental labour, la- bour producing luxuries, labour producing goods and services, and labour in the spheres of production and circulation. In the following discussion, unless otherwise indicated, the term ‘labour’ is interchangeable with ‘wage labour’; thus...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 461–478.
Published: 01 June 2021
... science is more acquainted with crafts and manufacturing (Justi 1762: 55 56). 2.3. Manufacturing, Product Innovation, and Luxuries Apart from process innovation, Justi also believed that product innovation could expand the market, because all humans love novelties and changes, and the sellers seldom...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (2): 387–404.
Published: 01 June 1995
... and exchange increase community welfare by enabling the members of the economy to satisfy their needs as well as allowing them to consume luxury commodities. The individual human being cannot by himself obtain all the neces- sities of life. All human beings must cooperate to that end...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (3): 391–412.
Published: 01 September 1997
... to the overall preservation of the community. The danger that a republic will lose its virtue and consequently de- generate is especially grave in a nation that is capable of producing an economic surplus sufficient to enable a degree of luxury to be enjoyed by the population. This development...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (4): 739–744.
Published: 01 November 1993
... it; a sufficient army must be had, and we must spend part of our wealth in raising and maintaining it; for without security from conquest and invasion, I defy all the splendour and luxury of the world to give felicity to our existence. (1808, 40-41) As to the latter, Chalmers indignantly repudiated...
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History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (1): 39–67.
Published: 01 March 1994
... distribution of wealth resulted from a class-structured society, where poverty prevailed among the masses while the minority lived luxuriously. The Fathers considered this dual consumption economy an indication of an unfair and inhumane society. Karayiannis / Eastern Christian...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (Supplement): 379–412.
Published: 01 December 1999
.... Berg , Maxine . 1999 . “New Commodities, Luxuries and Their Consumers in Eighteenth-Century England”. In Consumers and Luxury. Consumer Culture in Europe, 1650–1850 , edited by Maxine Berg and Helen Clifford. Manchester: Manchester University Press. Berlyne , D. E. 1960 . Conflict...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (3): 469–487.
Published: 01 September 1998
... impact of inventions is suggested by the fact that Rae’s examples of profit-enhancing improve- ments involve a class of goods that he labels utilities and contrasts to luxuries. The abstract of chapter 11, in his book’s “Table of Contents and Summary of Principles,” contains a succinct...
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History of Political Economy (1981) 13 (1): 01–18.
Published: 01 March 1981
... is not so appropriated, because the landowner is not a wealth-maximizer and the community will be supporting larger luxury-goods industries, and (ii) there is little likelihood that, in agriculture, investment will be pushed to the point where marginal revenue equals marginal cost...
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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (4): 494–514.
Published: 01 November 1976
... producing luxury commodities (Productive Labor 11) or productive labor wasted in business failures (Productive Labor Ia) causes drains in the National Commodity flow. Nevertheless, Smith clearly assumes as a first ap- proximation that the general category “productive labor” is a good estimator...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (2): 239–259.
Published: 01 June 1987
... on “effective labor.” In the Wealth of nations, the very act of saving insured the creation of capital. However, in an attempt to distance himself from both mercantilist and classical thought, Raymond rejected “prodigality and luxury” and “avarice and parsimony” as the sources of national wealth...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (Supplement): 301–331.
Published: 01 December 1999
..., Scribani’s treatise is interesting for at least two reasons. For one, the author correctly stresses the overall importance of Antwerp as a leading center in the production of luxury items at the end of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth centuries. At the same time, he awakens our...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (4): 525–550.
Published: 01 November 1987
... on luxury and public debt. There was by no means an equally uniform or noteworthy contribution from all Institute members.’ The manner of appointment or election as- sured an important role for active politicians (E.-J. Sieyks, J.-A. CreuzC- Latouche, C.-M. Talleyrand, P.-S. Du Pont, P.-L...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (4): 533–557.
Published: 01 November 1996
... features of Plato’s work that break new ground in the analysis of social order. In book 2 of the Republic, Plato outlines the necessary conditions for a city to provide its members with something more than bare subsistence (that is, mere good health and reproductive success). Luxury items...