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History of Political Economy (1 December 2017) 49 (4): 631–666.
Published: 01 December 2017
... alcuni punti della scienza della moneta has a greater significance, beyond its political influence, from a methodological point of view, being one of the first applications of the mathematical method to the study of economic problems. More specifically, Spinelli’s aim was to build a geometrically...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 309–337.
Published: 01 December 2003
... mathematical probability and the moral sciences). In his 1711 “De mensura sortis,seu,de Probabilitate Eventuum in Ludis a Casu Fortuito Pendentibus” [On the measure of chance,or,on the probability of outcomes in games depending on contingency] and his 1718 The Doctrine of Chances; or A Method of...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1970) 2 (1): 1–65.
Published: 01 March 1970
... cost higher tih;an the value of the additional product they achieve, they not only ruin the farmer who undertakes them, but reduce the total national wealth.” In order, then, to determine the maximum met product, one should use “the method which in mathematics has been proved cor- rect for...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1974) 6 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 1974
... to individual observations. Beveridge was especially questioned on this point by A. W. Flux: There could hardly be, I think a greater admirer than myself'of the mathematical methods of analysis applied to statistical material; Spectral...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2017) 49 (Supplement): 127–157.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Matthew T. Panhans; John D. Singleton While historians of economics have noted the transition toward empirical work in economics since the 1970s, less understood is the shift toward “quasi-experimental” methods in applied microeconomics. Joshua D. Angrist and Jörn-Steffen Pischke trumpet the wide...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 2003) 35 (2): 205–240.
Published: 01 June 2003
... -35. ____. 1897 . The Pure Theory of Taxation. Parts 1-3. Economic Journal 7 (March): 46 -70; 7 (June): 226 -38; 7 (December): 550 -71. ____. 1899 . Professor Seligman on the Mathematical Method in Political Economy. Economic Journal 9 (June): 286 -315. ____. [1897] 1925 . The...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1980) 12 (2): 277–281.
Published: 01 June 1980
... response is that, “Edgeworth of course did not draw a family of indifference curves; indeed he very rarely used diagrams and was much more concerned to emphasise that the results are obtained by ‘mathematical method.’ ” Yet he is unable to offer any mathematical expressions, from the works of...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 1999) 31 (4): 777–779.
Published: 01 November 1999
... on Cournot and ends his study at 1838 when Cournot’s work first appeared” (24). However, Theocharis [ 19611 1983, which discussed Thompson, Rogers, and Whewell’s 1829 and 1831 papers, was fol- lowed by Theocharis 1993, whose chapter 3 is “The ‘Whewell Group’and the Use of Mathematical Method...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1985) 17 (3): 337–353.
Published: 01 September 1985
... economic theory by the two leading economists of the time, John Stuart Mill and John Elliott Cairnes, was not as severe as has com- monly been portrayed. Not only did they fail to mount an effective coun- terattack but they had much more in common with Jevons, on method in general and mathematical...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 1975) 7 (4): 549–565.
Published: 01 November 1975
... Theory of Economic Behavior”. American Economic Review 35 ( 1945 ): 909 -52. Hurwicz , L. “What Has Happened to the Theory of Games?” American Economic Review 43 ( 1953 ): 398 -405. Karlin , S. Mathematical Methods and Theory in Games, Programming, and Economics . 2 vols...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1994) 26 (2): 279–296.
Published: 01 June 1994
... landmark in the development of economic theory and would have certainly rescued the journal from oblivion. In a further attempt to publish in the J.A.E, Walras submitted an- other article in 1876 defending the mathematical method in economic Charlon’s reply was that while Walras’s work was...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1980) 12 (2): 267–276.
Published: 01 June 1980
... place, and only in one place, in the Mathematical Psychics.”21 Edgeworth of course did not draw a family of indifference curves; indeed he very rarely used diagrams and was much more concerned to emphasise that the results are obtained by the ‘mathematical method.’ It is, however, clear that...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2011) 43 (suppl_1): 57–85.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- Fellowship of Econometrics  59 ally used in sciences for which experimentation is possible.” Although Divisia did not feel at ease with the more advanced mathematical methods, he nonetheless believed that they represented the way forward: “Mathe- matical economics has very few supporters in France...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1985) 17 (2): 324–325.
Published: 01 June 1985
..., methodological or otherwise, let alone pro- jecting some new “vision” of subject matter familiar to historians of economic thought. University of Nebraska-Lincoln W. E. KUHN Early developments in mathematical economics. Second edition. By Reghinos D. Theocharis...
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History of Political Economy (1 January 1993) 25 (suppl_1): 83–117.
Published: 01 January 1993
... influence on the development of theories.4 According to Mirowski, mathematics is a superior method of thinking in metaphors, and thinking in metaphors is an integral part of science (cf. Mirowski 1987). Following Meyerson (as we shall see below), he sees the success of the application of...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2001) 33 (4): 843–854.
Published: 01 November 2001
... mathematical model consisting of eight equa- tions, applied the method of substitution to obtain the implicitly defined function, and replaced the function with a linear approximation.6 In so doing he calculated and evaluated the derivatives. It should also be pointed out that the equations were constructed...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 303–312.
Published: 01 December 2001
... building (mathematics), Hilbert (1918) spoke of the axiomatic thinking as the method for constructing sufficiently strong foundations. 6. This argument is more fully developedin Ingrao andIsrael 1990. 312 E. Roy Weintraub more apparent than in English-speaking countries whose educational...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1976) 8 (3): 436–437.
Published: 01 September 1976
... formulation of de- Book Reviews 437 cisionmaking in the planned allocation of resources. Zauberman believes “that mathematical economics and econometrics . . . provide the method for the . . . maximum rigour in economic thinking” (p. 41). His use...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1992) 24 (3): 763–765.
Published: 01 September 1992
... profession with a refreshingly new perspective on the Jevonian Revolution. Schabas’s intent is to assess, using a historical perspective, the extent to which economic theory is “amenable to mathematical analysis” (6). Her position is that Jevons’s program for mathematical economics did not rely...
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History of Political Economy (1 January 1993) 25 (suppl_1): 54–68.
Published: 01 January 1993
... © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Interpreting the Triumph of Mathematical Economics Theodore M. Porter 1. Mirowski and the Metaphysical Hubris of Economists To me, a historian, Philip Mirowski’s More Heat than Light seems a dazzling historical critique of neoclassical...