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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 635–655.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Till Düppe; E. Roy Weintraub In fall 1935, Abraham Wald presented a fixed-point proof of a general equilibrium model to Karl Menger's Mathematical Colloquium in Vienna. Due to limited space, the paper could not be printed in the eighth proceedings of the colloquium (the Ergebnisse ) published...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (3): 303–321.
Published: 01 September 1977
...Louis A. Dow Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 Malthus on sticky wages, the upper turning point, and general glut Louis A. Dow In recent years a small but growing body of literature reevaluating Thomas Robert Malthus’ position in the development...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (1): 101–111.
Published: 01 March 1982
.... History of Political Economy 14:l 0 1982 by Duke University Press Henry Thornton: a mise au point Philippe Bea ugr-und I In a recent article Professor C. F. Peake (Peake 1978) argued for the importance of Henry...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (Suppl_1): 165–175.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Kapital) . Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten. ____. 1971 . Shakai Ninshiki no Ayumi(Steps of social recognition) . Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten. Yagi, Kiichiro. [1999] 2000 . Bureaucrats and Economists . In Ikeo [1999] 2000. History of Economics in Japan: A Turning Point Aiko Ikeo Japanese historians...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (2): 219–247.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., and Philip Mirowski. 1994 . The Pure and the Applied: Bourbakism Comes to Mathematical Economics. Science in Context 7 : 245 –72. The Trade-Off between Rigor and Relevance: Sraffi an Economics as a Case in Point Mark Blaug There is a trade-off in economics (and elsewhere) between rigor...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (Supplement): 423–451.
Published: 01 December 1999
... Predictions of Daniel and St. John, 1774; this must surely be a spoof). If Burney used Cox’s Museum to point up the debate between ingenuity and utility, William Mason in his “Epistle to Dr. Shebbeare” (quoted at the opening of my essay; Toyn- bee 1928, 112) turns the Museum into a model of corrupt...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 371–387.
Published: 01 June 2021
... to David Ricardo, including John Stuart Mill, and Marx himself. The contributions made by continental Cameralists to the shaping of the political economy of modern capitalism on the other hand have tended to be overlooked. The present paper discusses the wider epistemic vantage points of the present...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (2): 359–379.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Bradley W. Bateman Finally, it is necessary to refer to a doctrine which may, from one point of view, be regarded as the core of the whole book. —Roy Harrod Part III., “Induction and Analogy,” is the most important in the book from the point of view of philosophy and theory of knowledge. —Bertrand...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (1): 69–95.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Guy Numa In this article, I analyze and compare the contributions of Dupuit and Walras on the natural monopoly of railroads. Both theorists argued that railroads—as opposed to inland waterways—could not be vertically unbundled, a point that previous authors who compared their views failed to point...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 647–691.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Brazil) between the late nineteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, as an attempt to establish whether List’s readers in those countries took any notice of his point that the infant-industry argument did not apply to tropical areas and that such economies should not embark on an industrialization process...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
... developed in the work of other economists. The starting point of this article is thus the question of just why was Mill so interested in utility as a seminal concept of moral philosophy but seemingly indifferent to (individual) utility as an economic concept. I argue that Mill’s determination to strengthen...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 409–433.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Tony Aspromourgos This essay examines Keynes’s views on public debt, taking as its point of departure his 1943 confrontation with Abba Lerner on the issue. It also exhaustively considers the wider intellectual relationship between the two men, as well as Keynes’s other commentaries on public debt...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (2): 207–240.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and the Phillips Curve Myth (2014), that the history of the Phillips curve as commonly understood in the 1980s and after is fictitious. Indeed, the study of the textbooks substantially confirms the conclusions there. Among the findings pointing in this direction is that the 1960s editions of the textbooks give...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 481–510.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... The similarity he points to, however, is somewhat limited: while some of his articles from the 1930s stressed the subjectivity of producers' decisions, his later criticisms of standard policies, as well as the method he suggests for the design of policy, are based on the idea that costs are objective...
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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): 733–740.
Published: 01 December 2016
... vindicate Mises's assessment and criticisms of Montaigne by way of three points. First, Mises was indeed correct in christening the belief that the economy can be presented as a zero-sum game as the “Montaigne dogma.” Second, we demonstrate that Montaigne refers not only to involuntary exchanges but also...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 935–955.
Published: 01 October 2019
... industrial sectors and cut both their corn exports and their imports of foreign industrial goods. We critically assess Malthus’s views and compare them with Torrens 1815 and Ricardo 1822. We argue that the weak point of Malthus’s reasoning lies in his inability to perceive that an international trade-induced...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 211–238.
Published: 01 April 2020
... by this dialogue sheds light upon the authors’ shared interests in the “scientific” ordering of society, and in particular a vision of the future that relied heavily upon proactive eugenic planning. These findings point to an under-acknowledged eugenic dimension to Keynes’s essay that emerges more openly from his...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (4): 653–682.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Alexandre Mendes Cunha The article focuses on François Perroux’s work at the second half of the 1940s, at the moment when he redefines his third-way ideas in terms of a liberal interventionist perspective. The point of departure is an interpretation of Perroux’s intellectual trajectory during...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 863–894.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matheus Assaf; Pedro Garcia Duarte The present-day standard textbook narrative on the history of growth theory usually takes Robert Solow’s 1956 contribution as a key starting point, which was extended by David Cass and Tjalling Koopmans in 1965 by introducing an intertemporal maximization problem...