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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 743–746.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Hansjörg Klausinger The Viennese Students of Civilization: The Meaning and Context of Austrian Economics Reconsidered . By Dekker Erwin . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2016 . xii; 220 pp. $110.00 . Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 References Hayek...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (2): 237–257.
Published: 01 April 2019
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (1): 123–142.
Published: 01 March 1991
... , H. M. 1985 . Changing Order: Replication and Induction in Scientific Practice . London and Los Angeles: Sage. Collins , H. M. 1988a . The Meaning of Experiment: Replication and Reasonableness. In Dismantling Truth: Science in Post-Modern Times , edited by L. Apignanesi and H. Lawson...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (3): 557–558.
Published: 01 September 1993
... as arguing that “Happiness consists in being loved” (80) and as arguing that “peo- ple pursue wealth and fortune primarily for status” (93). Does this mean that status brings love? Or that people do not pursue happiness? Salim Rashid, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (2): 171–199.
Published: 01 June 1974
...Dennis Sherman Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 The meaning of economic liberalism in mid-nineteenibcentury France Dennis Sherman I Traditionally, historians argue that economic liberalism reached its peak during the mid...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (4): 754–756.
Published: 01 November 1993
... it. Robert W. Dimand, Connecticut College Reaching for Heaven on Earth: The Theological Meaning of Economics. By Robert H. Nelson. Savage, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1991. 378 pp. $24.95. The author of this book invites economists to look at their profession from a much broader and more...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 311–343.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in Honour of J. H. Plumb , edited by McKendrick N. , 255 – 84 . London : Europa . Castiglione Dario . 2000 . “ ’That Noble Disquiet’: Meanings of Liberty in the Discourse of the North .” In Economy, Polity, and Society: British Intellectual History, 1750-1950 , edited by Collini...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2000
... -72. The Concept of Applied Economics: A History of Ambiguity and Multiple Meanings Roger E. Backhouse and Jeff Biddle The Concept of Applied Economics Historically Considered The idea of “applied” economics, that is, the notion that there is a class of activities engaged...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (1): 257–260.
Published: 01 March 1992
... and the Left Oppo- sition of the 1920s. In Perspectives in the History of Economic Thought, edited by S. Todd Lowry. Cheltenham, Glouchester: Edward Elgar. Mohammed Dore, Brock University, Canada Meaning & Context: Quentin Skinner and His Critics. Edited by James...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (4): 773–793.
Published: 01 August 2020
... that the chartalist theory, as developed by Knapp in his book, did not really argue that means of payment were necessarily a creation of the state. A close reading of his book reveals that means of payment could emerge outside the state and that even other pay-communities were able to create chartal means of payment...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 629–634.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Verena Halsmayer The essay discusses the historiographical strategy of “following artifacts” in the history of contemporary economics. Following models as artifacts means (1) to follow the shifts and changes in their form and meaning; (2) to follow the ideas, theories, fictions, and imaginary...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 35–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
...—no longer as a means to explain behavior but only as a means to describe it. It is argued that Robinson Crusoe and homo economicus are closely related and that, therefore, the Robinson Crusoe stories afford insights into the development of neoclassical economics and the problems resulting from its reliance...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (S1): 139–174.
Published: 01 December 2021
... after its establishment in 1919, the article explores the far-reaching changes in method and conviction from 1922 on. The members’ realization that the future evolved differently than predicted prompted them to give up their hope for mechanical means of forecasting and to revoke their calls...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (2): 219–247.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mark Blaug Piero Sraffa published Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities in 1960, and this enigmatic little book invited explanations of its meaning, particularly as its subtitle, Prelude to a Critique of Economic Theory , held out hopes of an ambitious research program. In the almost...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 143–167.
Published: 01 December 2020
... states. Policy in this world therefore means tracing an optimal trajectory taking all these issues into account. To show this shift in epistemology and ontology, the history of economics is interwoven with the history of mathematics, which cannot be detangled from the emergence of the digital computer...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (3): 497–529.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Alexandre Mendes Cunha This paper provides an in-depth investigation of the origin and meaning of the little-known manuscript, Élémens de la police générale d'un Etat , published in Yverdon (Switzerland) in 1781. The starting point is the determination of the true authorship and origin...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of empirical work: it involves a new understanding of the relationship between theoretical and applied work, which raised the prestige of the latter. The meaning of economic theory and applied work and the boundaries between them changed as theory and empirical work alike became more applied in the sense...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (2): 261–287.
Published: 01 June 2018
... to explain its origins. My article aims to fill this gap. It is argued that Clower came to build his disequilibrium program of microfoundations after changing radically his views about the meaning and the nature of the “Keynesian Revolution.” During a first research phase (1949–57), Clower considered...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 425–481.
Published: 01 September 2018
... meanings of a given lexical world the Alceste method analyzes interpretable segments of text, called “context units.” Correspondence may be addressed to Beatrice Cherrier at beatrice.cherrier@u-cergy.fr Aurélien Saïdi at aurelien.saidi@parisnanterre.fr . Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 303–322.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Allison Demeritt; Karla Hoff A core insight of behavioral economics is that we are “fast thinkers”; very little human thinking resembles the rational, deliberate type that charac-terizes homo economicus . What is less well recognized is that our innate reliance on cognitive shortcuts means...