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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 233–243.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... ____. 2002 . Carl Menger's Article Money: From Barter to Money. In Carl Menger and the Evolution of Payments Systems , edited by Michael Latzer and Stefan W. Schmitz, 11 -24. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar. Carl Menger’s “Money as Measure of Value”: An Introduction Gilles Campagnolo Carl Menger...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 245–261.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Gilles Campagnolo Duke University Press 2005 Carl Menger’s “Money as Measure of Value” Translated by Gilles Campagnolo 1. Introduction According to the ruling doctrine, the original and major function of mon- ey is to measure the value in exchange of goods according to its own...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 239–269.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ivan Moscati The article studies the origin, content, and impact of two experiments to measure the utility of money, one by Frederick Mosteller and Philip Nogee in 1948–49 and one by Donald Davidson, Patrick Suppes, and Sidney Siegel in 1954. Both experiments relied on expected utility theory (EUT...
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History of Political Economy (1983) 15 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 1983
... 0 1983 by Duke University Press Ricardo’s invariable measure of value and Sraf€a’s ‘standard commodity’ Nai-Pew Ong I. Introduction It is our contention that Ricardo’s invariable measure of value is con- ceived in order...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (3): 403–424.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Terry Peach Based on an appraisal of Smith's (nonutilitarian) understanding of happiness in The Theory of Moral Sentiments , this article considers the possible origin, meaning, and fate of the “real measure” qua index of social happiness/welfare. It is suggested that the original welfare usage...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 974–976.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Alex Rosenberg Measuring Utility: From the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics . By Moscati Ivan . New York : Oxford University Press , 2019 . vii; 326 pp. $34.95 . Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 974 Book Reviews Measuring Utility: From the Marginal...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 435–454.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Giacomo Gabbuti The Italian contribution to the emergence of modern inequality measurement has been, so far, mainly discussed from a methodological standpoint, or has focused on Vilfredo Pareto’s theoretical contribution. This article offers a first survey of the Italian empirical literature...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 473–497.
Published: 01 June 2020
... . London : Routledge . Hardiman David . 1987 . The Coming of the Devi: Adivasi Assertion in Western India . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Harper Sam Lynch John . 2007 . “ Commentary: Using Innovative Inequality Measures in Epidemiology .” International Journal...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 539–560.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... This change of definition was closely associated with changes in the preferred measurement of development, from average income (based on national income accounting) to the proportion of the population holding certain characteristics of what it meant to live in poverty (instantiated in various index number...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 589–607.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Alice O’Connor This essay explores two critical moments in the recent history of US inequality, when economic measures drew attention to gaping disparities in the American political economy: the early 1960s, when popularized social statistical reporting led to the “discovery” of, and declaration...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 561–587.
Published: 01 June 2020
...: moiseskopper@gmail.com . Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 technopolitics middle class policymaking economic expertise Brazil This article builds on an earlier paper presented at the 2017 conference “Measuring Matters,” organized by Pedro Ramos Pinto and Poornima Paidipaty...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 413–434.
Published: 01 June 2020
...-upon-Tyne : Agenda Publishing . Atkinson Anthony B . 1970 . “ On the Measurement of Inequality .” Journal of Economic Theory 2 , no. 3 : 244 – 63 . Berman Elizabeth Popp Hirschman Daniel 2018 . “ The Sociology of Quantification: Where Are We Now? ” Contemporary Sociology...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (4): 709–740.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Thomas Michael Mueller In 1881, Francis Ysidro Edgeworth attempted to provide a solid psychological basis for utility measurement. I will show that Edgeworth’s main struggle was to provide a possible measurement scale for a feeling—pleasure—using some kind of physical magnitude that would have...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 34–57.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Economic Journal 56 ( July ): 39 – 45 . Hamermesh Daniel . 2013 . “ Six Decades of Top Economic Publishing: Who and How .” Journal of Economic Literature 51 ( March ): 162 – 72 . Hamermesh Daniel . 2018 . “ Citations in Economics: Measurement, Uses, and Impacts .” Journal...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 193–210.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Mary S. Morgan; Maria Bach Recipes for creating development have changed radically since the international community first thought to intervene in such historical processes soon after World War II. During this time, views about how to measure development have also changed dramatically, moving from...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 231–248.
Published: 01 December 2018
... analysis, respectively. Tinbergen, Chenery, and Adelman shared a common inductive methodology, which might rightly be called “measurement without theory,” in the sense that there was no economic theory that could help them in organizing the available messy and often unreliable data. Chenery saw a role...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (3): 540–541.
Published: 01 September 1986
... view offered of Italian thought is quite readable and contrib- utes a well-balanced and original piece of analysis to a promising field of inquiry. Universita degli Studi di Milano PIERLUIGI PORTA Drastic measures: a history of wage and price controls in the United States...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 June 2006
... eclesiásticos 18 : 5 -35. Zimmermann, Louis Jacques. 1954 . Geschichte der theoretischen Volkswirtschaftslehre . Cologne: Bund-Verlag. Buridan on Value and Economic Measurement Odd Langholm In a comprehensive survey of Scholastic economics published in 1913, Edmund Schreiber (1913, 178...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 373–414.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Ivan Moscati This article argues that the canonical dichotomy between cardinal utility and ordinal utility is inadequate to tell an accurate history of utility theory, and that a third form of utility consistent with the so-called classical understanding of measurement should be added...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (3): 602–603.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Abraham Hirsch J. Daniel Hammond. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. x; 238 pp. $49.95. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 602 Book Reviews Theory and Measurement: Causality Issues in Milton Friedman’s Monetary Economics. By J. Daniel Hammond. Cambridge...