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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 (2020) 52 (3): 539–560.
Published: 01 June 2020
... poverty development poverty indices United Nations Development Program The authors thank Frances Stewart for her invaluable insights into the measurement discussions at the United Nations Development Program; and we thank the referees, the special issue editors, and the general editors...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 413–434.
Published: 01 June 2020
... complicate the task of estimating the incomes of the highest earners (Piketty, Saez, and Zucman 2018). Equally, the task of estimating global distributions of income and poverty lines is a complex and contentious one, as debates over the reli- ability of the World Bank s purchasing power parity indices show...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (1): 47–75.
Published: 01 February 2020
... and the differing goals they re¢ected. Some experts, such as Colin Leys, questioned whether the new strategies and measurements overlooked political factors in explaining persistent poverty or even marked that much of a departure from earlier indicators (Leys 1975). Many Third Worldist thinkers who supported...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 1980
... for developing the book’s main theme-which centers on the historical development of the church’s response to the poor and the problem of poverty. The first three chapters cover the Old and New Testaments and the original “call to the rich: Book Reviews...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 589–607.
Published: 01 June 2020
... in the appearance of the 1 percent in electoral and protest politics (and the .01 percent in the indicators of concentration) by the 2010s with minimal policy response. At £rst glance this may seem like a story of contrasts: of measurements mattering in the War on Poverty, while serving politically galvanizing...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 499–517.
Published: 01 June 2020
... which one could be quali- Œed as poor. The vast range of measurements had indeed made it difŒ- cult to have a common indicator with which to measure poverty nationally and even more for international comparisons. Until the late seventies, most indicators were based on absolute measures of poverty...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (1): 64–93.
Published: 01 March 1979
.... There can be no doubt that George intended to undertake a formal study of the interrelationships of the economy. He explained that his major work, Progress and Poverty, was written specifically to present completely and clearly the relations among views which he had earlier expressed in less...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 537–574.
Published: 01 December 2017
... discusses two reasons why the human capital idea so rapidly came to influence education policy: (1) the human capital idea implied that policies promoting education could advance goals—first faster economic growth, then poverty reduction—that circumstances pushed to the top of the nation’s policy agenda...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 17–38.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Polanyi growth human development References Alkire Sabina Foster James . 2009 . “ Counting and Multidimensional Poverty Measurement .” OPHI Working Papers . Oxford : Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford . Amsden Alice . 1989 . “ Asia’s Next Giant: South Korea...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 561–587.
Published: 01 June 2020
... poverty by expanding aid networks to reach the nation s poorest. IPEA and the Secretariat for Strategic Affairs (and while still af liated with the Getúlio Vargas Foundation), Neri was commissioned by Presi- dent Rousseff to generate a set of social indicators including improve- ments in the Human...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (4): 713–730.
Published: 01 November 1991
.... 1871 . Principles of Political Economy. CW , vols. 2–3 , which indicates variant readings in prior editions. Mill , J. S. 1870–73 . Papers on Land Tenure. In Dissertations and Discussions , 4 : 239 -302. London: Longmans, Green, Reader & Dyer. Mill , J. S. 1873 . Property...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (2): 295–305.
Published: 01 June 1996
... Catalogue (1983), or in Malthus’s publications. However, it is probable (though not certain) that the item requested was by William Dawson (fl. 1805-14), a work entitled An Inquiry into the Causes of the General Poverty (1 8 14a),l7 although the size of this publication indicates 16. This is one...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (2): 395–400.
Published: 01 June 2000
... that the institution’s image would be likened to a “soup kitchen.” During Robert McNamara’s tenure as the Bank’s president (1968–1981), allevi- ation of Third World poverty moved to center stage as the Bank’s top priority. It was, of course, recognized...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (3): 412–441.
Published: 01 September 1977
... of William’s papers among their collections. Anyone wishing to pick up the search would be wise to consult my re- search diary at Christ Church library, Oxford, which indicates the areas that I have left uncovered. 414 History of Political Economy 9:3 (1977) Bradenham and Peterley House...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 February 2022
... made evident the contrast between the Western World s affluence and the poverty of India, whose growth curve barely shows on the chart. As a result, people all over the world became preoccupied with economic development (2). Boianovsky / Voluminous, Repetitive, and Intractable 3 As indicated...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (3): 293–298.
Published: 01 September 1975
... are based almost exclusively on purely economic reasoning. Here then are the essential facts. (i) The indices of total production constructed for “capitalist” countries, although imperfect, bear witness to an annual increase of approximately at least 3 or 4 percent, an increase more...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 183–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
... . 1957 . The Poverty of Historicism . London : Routledge . Schumpeter Joseph A. 1954 . A History of Economic Analysis . London : Allen & Unwin . Book Reviews  183 more acceptable than his wife’s. Despite his immense self...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 53–76.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Romain Huret This essay analyzes the network of social experts who launched the War on Poverty in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations from 1963 to 1968. If they are often neglected in historical accounts, which are focused on public intellectuals and presidential advisers, these experts played...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (4): 790–791.
Published: 01 November 1995
... a labor of love on the part of the editor, Robert J. Lampman. As indicated in the introduction,the first two chapters provide background material for the years before 1892.The rest of the book is divided into four main periods: the “First Forty-One Years,” 1892-1 933, ending with the retirement...