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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 537–551.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Gerhard Michael Ambrosi In the pure theory of foreign trade, offer curves are still a well-known textbook device for analyzing conflicting interests between countries engaged in foreign trade. In his early days Alfred Marshall suggested that this analytical device be used also for industrial...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 739–743.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Bradley W. Bateman The Nobel Factor: The Prize in Economics, Social Democracy, and the Market Turn . By Offer Avner Söderberg Gabriel . Princeton : Princeton University Press . 2016 . 250pp. $35.00 . Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 References Eichengreen...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 525–535.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... This essay enriches the debate over the nature of Simons’s death by offering an account that brings together evidence that sheds light on the circumstances surrounding it. This evidence suggests that a grave disappointment Simons faced the day before he died contributed to his death and helps explain why...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 151–180.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Bruce Caldwell This article offers a revisionist account of certain episodes in the development of F. A. Hayek's thought. It offers a new reading of his 1937 paper, “Economics and Knowledge,” that draws on unpublished lecture notes in which he articulated more fully the distinctions he made...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (S1): 259–292.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Amanar Akhabbar How to infer from uncontrolled data the numerical values of the parameters of an econometric model? In interwar econometrics, this problem of statistical induction was tackled in various ways. Wassily Leontief’s inter-industry method offers a case study of a nonprobabilistic...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 316–331.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., but be indifferent if they are low, a pattern not easily deducible from any kind of optimality theory. Kahneman's distinction between “fast” and “slow” systems is indistinguishable from the distinction between active and silent responses in the CE model, which therefore offers a causal account of human as well...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 415–442.
Published: 01 September 2013
... villagers of past acts of charity and offers the wretched poor an opportunity to give charity. Barely able to survive herself, one old woman “builds her hope in heaven” by sharing a small handful of meal with the beggar. Although the beggar has no economic value, he does have intrinsic value...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 613–622.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Daniel L. Cuda This article introduces a previously unpublished paper by Abba P. Lerner that offers one of the first examples of economic ideas interacting with issues of bureaucracy and public organization. Written in 1942, the paper is titled “Design for a Streamlined War Economy,” and it argues...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Andrea Salanti A recent exchange between the late Mark Blaug and Heinz Kurz and Neri Salvadori on the relevance of Sraffian economics (and a significant amount of more orthodox approaches, for that matter) does not seem to offer conclusive arguments, mainly because both contenders share some...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 307–331.
Published: 01 June 2014
... speaker as his mouthpiece, Guicciardini offers compelling and complex arguments both for and against the tax, anticipating a number of future arguments on the topic. Examining the relationship between the public and the private in Florence, the tax is attacked/defended with arguments invoking justice...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (1): 41–89.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Lowell R. Jacobsen This article offers a contextualization of strategy in the intellectual history of the early twentieth century. In particular, the Marshall-inspired contributions of Austin Robinson and Dennis Robertson are examined as possible precursors of strategy, with special attention...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (4): 609–640.
Published: 01 November 2014
... a simple situation, the association of the income category “profit” with the function of the provision of capital is only made later in his work. The other development can be seen between the versions. While relevant passages in Philip Cantillon’s Analysis of Trade offer less developed arguments than...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (4): 547–575.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to become problematic. Both Marshall and F. Y. Edgeworth remained skeptical toward the theoretical treatment of externalities in consumption, offering reasons of both practical and analytical relevance. In the same period in the Economic Journal , Caroline Foley (1893) analyzed the phenomenon of social...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Knight's “recantation” and his attack on behavioristic social science; the third section analyzes Knight's discussion of the nature and limitations of scientific economics; the fourth section offers a brief digression on Knight's relationship with American institutionalism; the fifth section deals...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 225–263.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Philipp Rössner The article offers a new interpretation of Martin Luther as an economic thinker, as well as the monetary economic origins of the Reformation of 1517. The argument is presented in six sections. The first one outlines key points in Luther's biography relevant for the present purpose...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 681–704.
Published: 01 December 2016
... (1876), offers a sophisticated intervention in these debates, and it is in dialogue with the thought of the Victorian political economist and moral philosopher Henry Sidgwick and his group. Eliot engages with the perceived break—diagnosed by Sidgwick and other political economists of the period—between...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 747–772.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Daniel Silvermintz This article challenges the long-standing belief that Plato is an early proponent of the division of labor on account of the political proposals advanced in the Republic . In contrast, I contend that the Republic offers a radical critique—rather than any endorsement—of job...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 625–648.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and the concept of rationality) to offer economically grounded explanations for conflicts. We explain how, through his interactions with sociobiologists and game theorists, he reduced self-interest to mere selfishness and redefined rationality to encompass emotions and feelings. The final result...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (2): 235–276.
Published: 01 June 2012
... by such historians as Mauro Boianovsky, Perry Mehrling, and the present author, reading Patinkin's doctoral dissertation shed new light on his major work. However, those articles only contain partial presentations of the thesis. This essay helps to fill that gap. It offers a detailed presentation of the second part...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 683–698.
Published: 01 November 2011
...John D. Singleton In the history of economic thought, Martin Luther is frequently identified with medieval Scholastic doctrine. His belief that “money is sterile” is offered in support of this assessment. However, this obscures the fact that Luther rarely invokes this line of reasoning in his...