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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (3): 659–691.
Published: 01 September 2000
... memoirs of a Notorious Rogue lately in the British Army, and Ci-devant member of an extensive light-fingered association in England Containing a Narrative of the most Extraordinary and Unexampled Depravity of Conduct perhaps Ever Exhibited to the World. In a letter to a young gentleman in New York...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (4): 671–702.
Published: 01 August 2019
... to its early publications, and won some of its early essay competitions. We find that the membership drives of 1900–1902 (aimed at academics and businessmen) and of 1909–13 (aimed at lawyers, bankers, and businessmen) neglected women interested in social causes and home economics as potential members...
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History of Political Economy 139–174.
Published: 26 August 2021
...Laetitia Lenel The article investigates the methods and conceptions of statistical inference used in business forecasting in the United States and in Europe in the 1920s. After presenting the methods and arguments used by the members of the Harvard Committee on Economic Research in the first years...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 109–139.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and correspondence. This essay gives a brief overview of Frisch's scientific archive and exhibits from his search for econometric methods. It also sets out a selection of letters exchanged between Frisch and other leading members of the Econometric Society. Our contention is that Frisch's role in the history...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 188–210.
Published: 01 December 2011
... members of the Econometric Society (established 1930) to Japan were instrumental in promoting statistical studies and inspiring Japanese students to study abroad. Eiichi Sugimoto was trained in Berlin and drew a shifting demand curve for rice over time in a three-dimensional space in 1935. After World War...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 211–232.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of tools devised by economics and statistics, the central part of the essay focuses on Corrado Gini (1884–1965). He was Italy's leading econometrician and the main reference of the international network of econometricians until the 1940s. Other Italian members of the newly formed Econometric Society...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 134–152.
Published: 01 December 2014
... that the “middle-of-the-road” position that Samuelson adopted in the book was consciously constructed by the MIT economist, with the help of his home institution and his publishing company McGraw-Hill, in response to conservative criticisms of the textbook and pressures from members of the Corporation—MIT’s Board...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 317–336.
Published: 01 December 2014
... at MIT during the first half of the decade. We explore in detail the reasons why some MIT faculty members characterized the initiative as a “failed experiment” and what ultimately happened to affirmative action at MIT’s economics department. Correspondence may be addressed to William Darity Jr...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (4): 645–671.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and analytical frame lay a remarkably consistent attitude toward capitalism, an attitude in which morality was central. This view of capitalism is linked with the personal values that animated his life, especially the values that he shared with the other members of Bloomsbury. Correspondence may...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 463–490.
Published: 01 September 2014
... studies, in what different ways it affected economics. The first explores the resonance of the Jansenist culture of several members of the Gournay circle on their methodological approaches and their promotion of agriculture and trade. The second case study focuses on the loan at interest. This article...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 111–150.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the sources through which notions of emergence and “emergent properties” entered his thinking. It is argued that the three main sources of influence are as follows: the ideas of the German psychologist Wilhelm Wundt; the work of members of the gestalt school of psychology; and the writings of the organicist...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 26–61.
Published: 01 December 2008
... members of two distinct schools of thought: the Groupe de Coppet, with Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant; and the less homogeneous group formed by Claude-Henri Saint-Simon, the Saint-Simonians, and Auguste Comte. Both approaches presumed that self-interest was incapable of uniting the social body...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 212–236.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... This article focuses on three members of this group—J. A. Hobson, R. H. Tawney, and Henry Clay. Although they differed in their political and religious views, they were all responding to the challenges faced by the Victorian church. Society was believed to rest on a morality, and when a foundation could...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 77–104.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and political discrimination. The ethics committees dealt with the involvement of association members with nonuniversity patrons, in the wake of revelations about Project Camelot. The committees on political discrimination examined allegations that university administrations were discriminating against radical...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 315–342.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: to what extent could economists be considered as legitimate advisers on social policy? We study how Washington economists came to tackle poverty-related issues through, among other things, the work of CEA members and the development of social indicators by Mancur Olson at the Department of Health...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (3): 545–574.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Thornton stressed the discretionary role the Bank played in managing the monetary system under both currency regimes. After 1802 and particularly as a member of the famous Bullion Committee, Thornton played an important role on the side of the Bullionists; later scholars therefore describe him...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 895–924.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of committee members, both published and from archives, the paper examines how the committee managed to reconcile very divergent economic views to produce a unanimous report. These basic matters of political economy are as germane today as they were nearly sixty years ago. Indeed, probably more so...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (1): 89–114.
Published: 01 February 2021
... his possible influence on the Cambridge economists. This article analyses how Bernácer updated the model to the new formal rhetoric of the 1930s in light of the publication of Keynes’s A Treatise on Money . On the other hand, the article also analyzes how Bernácer, as a member of the Research...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 407–423.
Published: 01 June 2021
... between Germanophone and Anglophone political economy. This comparison shows that Schröder was deeply engaged with English economic thought, particularly in the milieu of his fellow members of the Royal Society. In many respects, he shared their attitudes. However, due to the way he situated happiness...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (2): 311–342.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mario Pomini; Gianfranco Tusset Between the two world wars, the theory of general economic equilibrium received notable impetus in Italy from the work of the Paretian School. This consisted of a small, but very active, group of economists, whose best-known members at the time were Luigi Amoroso...