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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (1): 39–75.
Published: 01 February 2023
... of European postwar reconstruction and the creation of a new world economic order. Given his deep knowledge and prewar experiences, Italy and France were his first areas of specialization, although Hirschman soon contributed to the analysis of the Marshall Plan, the shaping of the European Payments Union...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (2): 249–270.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and Bloomfield, U.S. overseas missions should loosen constraints on the activity of economic institutions and policy authorities, in order to increase their effectiveness as guarantors of financial stability and promoters of national development. We examine this episode in the light of the U.S. postwar foreign...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 161–181.
Published: 01 December 2009
... in this article is to understand how Ramsey's growth model became part of the neoclassical literature on economic growth in the 1950s and 1960s and how Ramsey became a sacred predecessor of this field. In order to better understand the stabilization of Ramsey's growth model in postwar economics, I conduct a JSTOR...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 245–269.
Published: 01 December 2020
... for the sake of the rapid growth of the system. This engineering and economics nexus was a far cry from the prewar liberal order made of multiple small and loosely regulated competitors, and from contemporary forms of economic engineering, more narrowly focused on the informational properties of prices...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (4): 679–707.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Raphaël Fèvre This article analyzes the ordoliberal discourse in the early postwar period (1946–50) and the way it gained traction on the political stage. My contention is that the ordoliberals sought to establish a continuity between the economic order of the Nazis and the administration...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 601–630.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Chicago Law School graduate commented that Director “washed all preexisting” anti- trust doctrine in “cynical acid” (Liebmann 2005, 18). Through his lead- ership of the Free Market Study, the Antitrust Project, and the Law and Economics Program, Director was a principal of the postwar Chicago...
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History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (1): 137–153.
Published: 01 March 1994
... of Theoretical Politics 2 : 263 -90. Ruggie , J. G. 1982 . International Regimes, Transactions, and Change: Embedded Liberalism in the Postwar Economic Order. International Organization 36 : 195 -231. Sacks , P. M. 1980 . State Structure and the Asymmetrical Society Comparative Politics...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (4): 689–718.
Published: 01 August 2022
... for the League of Nations that was never allowed to see the light of day. But the danger in our analysis of the significance of the League of Nations is that we focus too much on Tinbergen's statistical work there and too little on how much it was instrumental in shaping the postwar economic order. As Neil...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 38–67.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the public mind led economists to identify fears and concerns that, they believed, had emerged within the postwar nation. For exam- ple, they identified a public eager to cling to the hope that Britain’s future prosperity could still reside with the established (prewar) economic order (and hence...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (2): 383–385.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of ordoliberalism, arguing that liberalism was not to be based on moral-philosophical ideas such as freedom or responsibility but “on the new idea of economics as a normative science ” (272). In the first part, “Economics and Order,” the focus is very much on the understanding of the notion of order by some...
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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (4): 543–564.
Published: 01 November 1988
...) economic policymaking in 1945-51. Just as the late 1930s proposals on monetary reform reflected developments in British monetary policy in and after 1932, the wartime plans reflected the wartime changes in the cheap money policy, and the Labour government’s postwar monetary policy was first...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 261–287.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Ross B. Emmett The social sciences at the University of Chicago are renowned for their leadership in the development of empirical investigation in their respective disciplines. The postwar Chicago school of economics is only the best known of the efforts at that university to entrench specialized...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 133–164.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of the new tools were conducted in various fields. Focusing on economics and sociology, and in particular on economic theory and social theory, I track these debates across the immediate postwar years. I show that the intensity and location of tool shock varied noticeably in these two disciplines...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (4): 698–703.
Published: 01 November 2014
... . The Political Economy of the World Bank: The Early Years. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press and the World Bank . Barber William J. 1996 . “ Postwar Changes in American Graduate Education in Economics. ” In Coats 1996 , 12 – 30 . Coats A. W. , ed. 1981 . Economists...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (4): 745–784.
Published: 01 August 2022
... the fragile interwar national and international orders and to provide more robust orders for the postwar age as captured in the shared vision of the competitive order. The history of economics is often a quest to resolve puzzles. When reading their posthumously published books on their positive...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (4): 653–682.
Published: 01 August 2020
... actually serve to increase the effectiveness of anticyclical policies (Kendrick 1970: 306). This path of growing governmental concern for the active manage- ment of national economic activity would open the door to the triumph of new forms of interventionism, which, under Keynesianism, would mark postwar...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 1–55.
Published: 01 March 2009
....: The Brookings Institution. Holt, C. C., and F. Modigliani. 1961 . Firm Cost Structures and the Dynamic Responses of Inventories, Production, Work Force, and Orders to Sales Fluctuations. In Inventory Fluctuations and Economic Stabilization. Part 2, Causative Factors in Movements of Business Inventories...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (Supplement): 260–292.
Published: 01 December 1998
... of ordinal utility or well- ordered preference. The shroud of utility metaphysics was cast away, and economics was now indeed “part of the advancing army of sci- ence” (Samuelson 1983, 10). The substantive result of ordinal utility theory that did not follow Postwar...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2014
... called the Economists’ Papers Project (EPP). Over time that archive has grown and become central to historical research on economics in the postwar period. The papers of Edwin Burmeister, Evsey Domar, Franklin Fisher, Duncan Foley, Lawrence Klein, Franco Modigliani, and Robert Solow, all MIT faculty...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 115–142.
Published: 01 December 2020
... with a centrifugal governor designed by James Watt (Leonard and Maleev 1949: 98). Shotgun Weddings in Control Engineering and Postwar Economics 121 ing the National Defense Research Committee (NDRC) to correlate and support scienti c research on the mechanisms and devices of warfare (Order Establishing...