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History of Political Economy (1983) 15 (4): 623–624.
Published: 01 November 1983
... of economic analysis . London. Book Reviews 623 The entrepreneur: mainstream views and radical critiques. By Robert F. HCbert and Albert N. Link. New York: Praeger, 1982. Pp. 125. No price listed. Why do economists write books? I always...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (1): 184–187.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Geoffrey M. Hodgson A History of Heterodox Economics: Challenging the Mainstream in the Twentieth Century . By Lee Frederic . London : Routledge , 2009 . x ; 358 pp. $135.00 (hardback); $42.95 (paperback) . Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 References...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (2): 378–380.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Charles R. McCann, Jr A History of American Economic Thought: Mainstream and Crosscurrents . By Barbour Samuel Cicarelli James King J. E. Abingdon, UK : Routledge , 2018 . vii-xi ; 258 pp. $140.00 . Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (1): 117–148.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and uncertainty have been rejected by the mainstream of their fellow economists. Correspondence may be addressed to John H. Wood, Department of Economics, Wake Forest University, 1834 Wake Forest Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27109; e-mail: jw@wfu.edu . I am grateful for comments by J. Daniel Hammond, David...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 270–293.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Ivan Boldyrev In the postwar USSR, there were a few scattered research groups engaged in research most closely resembling “Western” mainstream economics. Inspired by the new sciences of the artificial, these groups were able to make important contributions to various fields of economic theory...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 515–532.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Adriana Luna-Fabritius Although it has been argued that Cameralism had a prominent place in the formation of the modern economic mind and that public happiness was a crucial intersection of early modern economic discourses, its (re) discovery by mainstream economics has been considered partial...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 363–368.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Louis Uchitelle Prodded by the Great Recession, journalists and economists are gradually altering their views of the economy, freeing themselves from the mainstream paradigm of the last thirty years: that the natural tendency of a market economy caught in a recession is to right itself, returning...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 375–378.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Philip Bennett Why is economics a field where mainstream journalism generally follows and seldom leads? Why is there so little independent, original journalistic inquiry, and as a result so few earth-shaking scoops or must-read revelations? Economics confounds many journalists assigned to cover...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 163–181.
Published: 01 March 2009
... is also cherished by mainstream economists who consider it to be a powerful defense of the maximization principle in the theory of the firm. Our examination of the early intellectual life of Alchian shows that it was his involvement in military systems analysis at the RAND Corporation that led him...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (2): 219–247.
Published: 01 June 2009
... half-century since its publication, it has attracted a small following, particularly in Europe, but it has failed to make much of an impact on American academic economics. This is odd because Sraffian economics in many ways satisfies the relentless concern of mainstream American economics...
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History of Political Economy 293–323.
Published: 26 August 2021
... for the method from resource and mainstream economists faded away, leading to a split in the profession between those who considered the method fit for this second purpose and those who considered this second use inappropriate and politically charged. Because much of this history has been told, including...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (3): 476–480.
Published: 01 September 1984
..., is testimony to the fact that, as com- pared to the Austrian tradition, mainstream economics is much richer in its range of topics, theoretical power, empirical content, and policy significance. Some of the papers are serious efforts to assess Samuelson’s work (Chipman, Feiwel); many do not deal...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (1): 147–158.
Published: 01 March 1995
..., Marx’s influence on mainstream, neoclassical economics does not provide a persuasive rationale for doing so; most mainstream economists of the late nineteenth or early twentieth cen- turies, notably in the English-speaking world, either ignored or rejected his ideas. Beginning...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (1): 230–233.
Published: 01 March 1992
... of the latter, but on the alleged push of mainstream economics. In her words: “until very recently, historians of science have paid scant attention to the history of economics. By contrast, historians of eco- nomic thought have shown a sustained interest in the history and phi- losophy of science...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 177–178.
Published: 01 June 2005
... demonstrate to economists that their avoiding history had some significant opportunity cost, and their own projects could be advanced by a fuller historical understanding. Put another way, we sought to show mainstream economists that material de- veloped by historians of economics had current “mainstream...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 March 1995
.... Howard Anthony Brewer’s argument can be summarized in four propositions. ’ First, Marx has been influential in intellectual history but not in the devel- opment of mainstream economics. Second, the structure of his writings, the obscurities in his exposition, and his ideological position help...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (4): 697–720.
Published: 01 November 1990
...-Austrian economics using primarily Austrian principles and methodology. This aspect of the paper develops out of the primary thesis of the analysis, that mainstream economics has achieved its dominant position because it has been better able to meet private- and public-sector demand for economic...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (1): 201–206.
Published: 01 March 1995
... it not be better to present them as what they really are and to refrain from wishing them on our forerunners, even in the roundabout guise of rational reconstruction? I wonder too whether there was a “conceptual framework of the late-nineteenth-century mainstream” in any clear-cut, useful sense. Brewer...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (4): 735–760.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., as advocated by Neil Kay, Brian Loasby, Richard Shaw, John Sutton, Andrew Tylecote, and Peter Earl. What these approaches shared was a dismissal of the mainstream focus on profit and utility maximization and equilibrium as well as an ef- fort to develop an alternative. Within as well as outside...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (3): 579–580.
Published: 01 September 2004
... will be de- stroyed. Suppose further you are told that many mainstream economists will declare that this bubble is not a bubble at all, but merely a reflection of the rational expec- tations of investors who understand the emerging “new economy.” Finally, suppose you are told that when the bubble...