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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 481–510.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Elodie Bertrand One of Ronald Coase's insights was to extend the economic theory of choice to include the policy choice among institutional arrangements, which had to be analyzed with the same framework as the producer's choice. Both choices, he argued, are amenable to an opportunity-cost approach...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 71–89.
Published: 01 December 2012
... inquiry of French economy and society. Our claim is that this program of observation was for Quesnay and the physiocrats no less important than their theoretical investigation. The results of the surveys and agricultural accounts they produced were integrated in some of the physiocrats’ main theoretical...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 81–108.
Published: 01 December 2014
... quickly became a major producer of PhDs. The new training offered by MIT to economists not only followed larger changes in US academe but also contributed to them, and this makes it an important case study of the transformation of American economics more generally. My aim here is to scrutinize...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 265–280.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Tiziano Raffaelli Cattaneo’s view of the economy and society is based on the joint action of innate human faculties (Vico’s nativo ), local variety, and outside influences (Romagnosi’s dativo ), which produce as many historical combinations as there are peoples on the earth. Economic activity...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 491–523.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Matthew Smith In 1823, William Blake (1774-1852) published the pamphlet Observations of the Effects Produced by the Expenditure of Government during the Restriction of Cash Payments , which made a significant contribution to debate about the economic effects of government fiscal policy during...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (4): 605–629.
Published: 01 December 2015
... a large-scale inquiry into the nature and causes of inflation. These investigations produced one report in particular that emphasized cost-push theories. This essay as a whole shows how the controversy over the inflation of the late 1950s created a general perception that inflation can be at least partly...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 February 2020
... bibliometrics and network analysis to produce a classification system arising from the reference lists in all articles published in HOPE ’s regular issues (1–4): 1969–2018. Correspondence may be addressed to jose.edwards@uai.cl . Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 History of Political...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 499–517.
Published: 01 June 2020
...” as a neglected social ill, but rather, “produced” to allow for new techniques of social intervention. The theoretical discovery of the “poverty” issue then, was marked by the slow constitution of a new political subject known as the “poor,” whose categorization and conceptualization would stand in stark...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (4): 621–652.
Published: 01 August 2020
... production function remains an important tool for both theoretical and empirical researchers. I review how the CES production function was derived and used in the paper, and, relying on archival sources, present a fine-grained account of the collaborative process that produced the paper. I also discuss...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 895–924.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of committee members, both published and from archives, the paper examines how the committee managed to reconcile very divergent economic views to produce a unanimous report. These basic matters of political economy are as germane today as they were nearly sixty years ago. Indeed, probably more so...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 10–27.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the development of a history of “economics and engineering,” which depicts how these two types of knowledge–and the communities who produce them–have interacted in various institutional and national contexts. Drawing on the contributions to this 2020 annual supplement of HOPE , we show how these narratives may...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 221–244.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and benefit producers and consumers of power alike. He introduced the approach, which he called “homeostatic control,” around 1978 in a seminar of the MIT Energy Lab. Derived by way of a biological metaphor, homeostatic control conceives of a self-correcting system that maintains its equilibrium state...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Cecilia T. Lanata Briones This article examines the first two estimates of the Argentine cost of living index, focusing on their producers, Alejandro Bunge and José Figuerola. The Bunge index, released in 1918, did not hold as a stable social and political artifact because it lacked legitimacy...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 497–514.
Published: 01 June 2021
... inadvertently, Cameralist sources and ended up producing, by design or chance, an interesting amalgam through the superposition these different sources. Correspondence may be addressed to Alexandre Mendes Cunha, Department of Economics, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av. Antônio Carlos 6627, 31270...
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History of Political Economy 893–924.
Published: 28 July 2021
... left a lasting mark on Chilean economics, Vanderbilt also became a pervasive point of reference for the future development of the discipline in Brazil. Different actors, institutions, and contexts, however, ultimately produced quite distinct results in each case. Correspondence by email may...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (3): 445–470.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Pedro Garcia Duarte Frank Plumpton Ramsey was a Cambridge mathematician who produced profound work in logic, philosophy, mathematics and economics in the first-half of the twentieth century. He died at the age of twenty six, in 1930, and his contributions, despite being few in number, have been...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (1): 155–192.
Published: 01 March 2010
... for general equilibrium to be present in Smith and yet, for his system to be an alternative to, rather than a precursor of, modern economics. I will show that coordination is crucial in both systems although the narratives that produce it are fundamentally different. I will argue that in the end...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 679–721.
Published: 01 November 2010
... development. The analysis identifies three themes in Cohn's treatise that figured pivotally in the seminal writings that Veblen produced in the years that immediately followed: an interest in forging a new direction in economics, a via media between existing schools of political economy; a concern...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (2): 195–233.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., within the discipline itself, to the public policy implications of seemingly unselfish behavior. Then I shall argue that the various efforts to go beyond the self-interest model in economics and political science failed to build a coherent alternative model and produced equally ambiguous policy...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 317–337.
Published: 01 June 2011
... environment serve to inform individual subjects how to produce items and the payoffs earned by items moved into their homes. Unknown to the subjects, but discoverable through repeat trials and discussion (via a “chat” space), are the possibilities for wealth creation through production, specialization...