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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (1): 133–154.
Published: 01 March 1986
.../$1.50 Correspondence between Malthus and his parents John M.Pullen Several authorities have either quoted from or referred to the correspon- dence between Thomas Robert Malthus (1 766-1 834) and his parents, Daniel Malthus (1730-1 800) and Henrietta Malthus (1733-1 800). William Otter...
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History of Political Economy (1973) 5 (1): 110–120.
Published: 01 March 1973
..., it is shown that an equal redistribution ‘of wealth will not increase, and may decrease, population size.6 Consumer Behavior Parents are assumed to maximize a utility function which contains as arguments their own consumption, the number of offspring raised, and the average wealth...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (2): 239–259.
Published: 01 June 1990
... an opportunity of employing children very young. . . . A boy of 6 or 7 years of age at Brimingham [sic]can gain his 3 pence or sixpence a day, and parents find it to be their interest to set them soon to work” (LJ,539-40). But from his perspec- 244 History of Political Economy 22:2 (1990) tive...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (2): 359–379.
Published: 01 June 1990
... . On Keynes's method . London: Macmillan. Elderton , Ethel (with the assistance of Karl Pearson). 1910 . A first study of the influence of parental alcoholism on the physique and ability of the offspring . Francis Galton Laboratory for National Eugenics. Harrod , Roy F. 1951 . The life...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (3): 595–621.
Published: 01 September 1992
... places on parents the duty of feeding and clothing chil- dren, why precisely does it not similarly allot them the responsibility for children’s education? J. S. Mill answered that this question switches attention to a separate issue: “whether the government . . . should leave absolutely...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (1): 92–94.
Published: 01 March 1974
... was a high school sophomore, Schumpeter was an overnight guest at my parents’ home in Princeton. Schumpeter was then the infant prodigy of economics-he was thirty, at twenty-five he had published Das Wesen und Hauptinhalt der theoretischen Nationalokonomie, and at twenty- nine the more...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (2): 271–285.
Published: 01 June 1978
... in terms of the consumption of corn forgone by the parents. In fig. 1 two distinct indifference curves are drawn specifying the locus of commodity pairs of equal utility to an individual, i.e., corn consumed by the possible parents and the age of marriage. The more corn consumed, other things...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (2): 283–311.
Published: 01 June 1993
... examinations of empirical Malthusian theory are found elsewhere (see Levy 1976, 1978, 1980; Hollander 1984, 1986). However, for the present purposes, the two critical points of Malthus’s argument are that the private costs of children to their parents make the critical difference in how many children...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 35–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., nourishment, physical training, various ancestral influences and innumer- able other causes which cannot be individually observed or their effects measured.” Behind Pearson’s treatment is Galton’s idea that there is cor- relation between the observable η’s because some of the ε’s are common to parent...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (3): 381–404.
Published: 01 September 1984
... Marshall en- vision the process by which a whole population would increase in effi- ciency over time? Marshall conceived of a very long-term “evolution of character.” The income and character of a cohort of parents would affect the way they raised their children.74Parents would, for example...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 1990
..., and neither their parents nor playfellows could perceive any remarkable difference. About that age, or soon after, they come to be employed in very different occupations. The difference of talents comes then to be taken notice of, and widens by degrees, till at last the vanity of the philosopher...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 91–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
... for the consolation of dying with it. That in this state of society, therefore, a parent should be allowed to judge whether he can bring up his child, ought not to surprise us so greatly. In the latter ages of Greece, however, the same thing was permitted from views of remote interest or conveniency...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (4): 697–716.
Published: 01 November 2001
... 705 4. Optimum Population Policy May Be Decentralized to Families under a System of Private Property Malthus’s view seems to have beenthat decisions about family size could, on the whole, safely be left to individuals and families. An ap- parent difficulty here is that the effect of one...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (3): 412–441.
Published: 01 September 1977
... means and opportunities of leisure, which are the parents of literature and of all accumulated and transmitted knowledge.” Jones, ~jsfrjbLitjonof Wealth, p. 325. Like Malthus, Lloyd stresses the importance of emulation in stimulating industry. For a discussion of the role of emulation...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 November 1998
... of avarice.” Just like the slaves of the West Indies these children were no “$freeagents.” They were “compelled to work as long as the necessity of [their] needy parents may require, or the cold-blooded avarice of [their] worse than barbarian masters may demand!” Living in a land of freedom...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 205–210.
Published: 01 June 2005
... at God’s Lake. My parents were both in res- idential schools. I was health director for seven years before I went to workfortheChiefsandsoon. By the time we got around the table, I learned that two of the older women in the room had been born in tents with the assistance of mid- wives. About a fifth...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (1): 127–140.
Published: 01 March 1987
.... M. 1981 . ‘Malthus' theological ideas and their influence on his principle of population.’ History of Political Economy 13 . 1 : 39 -54. Pullen , J. M. 1986 . Correspondence between Malthus and his parents. History of Political Economy . 18 . 1 : 133 -54. Rashid , Salim...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (1): 1–57.
Published: 01 March 1984
... who would in great measure assist him, and, at the same time, assure the Parents of the care and attention that only a woman can give. Moreover, a cred- itable connection such as this would give him the necessary standing in our city. All these advantages are united, Monsieur...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (2): 331–339.
Published: 01 June 2012
... was the place where Marshall’s parents lived in between Ber­ mondsey and Clapham. It is difficult to know what to make of this. Indeed, the census-taker later crossed out Kent and substituted Devon, which suggests some confusion on the part of his informant over where Marshall was born. Marshall...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (Supplement): 129–155.
Published: 01 December 1995
.... Supplement to the memoir entitled The Influence of Parental Alcoholism on the Physique and Ability of the Offspring. A Reply to the Cambridge Economists . London: Dulan. Pigou , A. C. 1925 . Memorials of Alfred Marshall . London: Macmillan. Pollard , S. 1994 . New Light on an Old Master...