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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (1): 168–170.
Published: 01 March 2003
...: Program and Scope. Edited by Kurt Dopfer. Boston: Kluwer, 2001. 374 pp. Cloth $125.00. Modern evolutionary economics has been one of the most impressive developments in the social sciences in the last twenty years. Although there are precedents in the works of Alfred Marshall, Thorstein Veblen...
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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (1): 119–135.
Published: 01 March 1988
....” Economics and Philosophy 1 ( April ): 23 -37. Weintraub , E. Roy 1985b . General equilibrium analysis: studies in appraisal . Cambridge. Weintraub , E. Roy 1985c . ‘The neo-Walrasian program is empirically progressive.’ Preliminary draft presented in December of a paper to appear...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (2): 291–309.
Published: 01 June 1984
... feature of the program. Thus the natural rate was shifted from center stage in the tests conducted within the program and Erom the center of the discussion. The focus shifted to the proposition that expected movements in policy could not influence trends in the real economic var- iables...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (3): 337–353.
Published: 01 September 1985
... by Duke University Press CCC 0018-2702/85/$1.50 Some reactions to Jevons’ mathematical program: the case of Cairnes and Mill Margaret Schabas I Although William Stanley Jevons intended his Theory of politicul economy (1871...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (3): 531–536.
Published: 01 September 1993
... Operations in Dollars. Actuarial Note No. 117. U.S. Social Security Board. 1937 . Social Security in America . Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. More about the Funding Basis of the United States Social Security Program in Its Early Days Robert J. Myers Bruno Stein (199 1...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 345–349.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Powerful Economics Program . Edited by Robert van Horn, Philip Mirowski, and Thomas A. Stapleford. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 . lii; 399 pp. Hardback $110.00 . Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 References Johnson Harry . 1971 . “ The Keynesian...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 81–108.
Published: 01 December 2014
... was going through important changes, informed by its mathematization, by the stabilization of a neoclassical way of doing economics, by the advancement of econometrics and the “Keynesian revolution,” and by the Americanization of economics. The MIT PhD program in economics was created only in 1941 but very...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 317–336.
Published: 01 December 2014
...William Darity, Jr.; Arden Kreeger We examine the history of the entry of black American graduate students into the PhD program in economics at MIT in the 1970s. The deployment of an active and aggressive affirmative action program led to the presence of a critical mass of black doctoral students...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (2): 377–380.
Published: 01 June 1993
... in the Methodology of Research Pro- grams. Edited by Neil de Marchi and Mark Blaug. Brookfield, Vt.: Edward Elgar, 1991. 566 pp. $109.95 There is ample evidence in this volume of papers and commentary from the Con- ference on Alternative Research Programs in Recent Economics, held in Capri, Italy...
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History of Political Economy 81–110.
Published: 26 August 2021
... of numbers than on the formal conformity of data and economic programs with expectations of the IMF bureaucracy. For programs and statistics to be considered consistent , tables of estimates must be filled out, even when data are missing, and the economic diagnosis must comply with monetarist-dominant...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 513–536.
Published: 01 September 2011
... wages, a feature that was contested soon after, on empirical grounds, by Dunlop and Tarshis. An ambitious research program integrating macroeconomics and imperfect competition was elaborated to reconcile theory and observations, but was suddenly discontinued. This program was sufficiently ripe...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (1): 199–223.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Evelyn L. Forget The Office of Economic Opportunity was established, under the leadership of Sargent Shriver, to fight President Johnson's War on Poverty as part of the Great Society program. Between 1964 and 1968, two intellectual communities vied for supremacy within that office. In the early...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 15–44.
Published: 01 December 2014
...” was then shaped during the fifties, one influenced by the demands of engineers, scientists, and business students, and somewhat eclipsed by the promising interdisciplinary research programs emerging in the newly founded Center for International Studies. During the sixties, MIT economists instantiated the vision...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (1): 173–182.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Donna Zapf As dean of Duke University’s Graduate School, Craufurd Goodwin initiated the foundation of a Graduate Liberal Studies program. This essay pays tribute to his contribution to the program as an administrator and teacher over three decades. It describes Goodwin’s thoughts about graduate...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 235–257.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Jeff E. Biddle The first part of this essay reviews Paul Douglas's twenty-year research program of using the Cobb-Douglas function to statistically estimate relationships between inputs and outputs. Emphasis is placed on the evolution of Douglas's own conceptualization of the program, and also...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (1): 85–116.
Published: 01 March 2014
...D. Wade Hands Revealed preference theory is not a specific theory; it is a broad programmatic framework for analyzing choice behavior. Within this broad framework there are a number of different revealed preference theories (different versions of the program)—they all share common features...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 155–179.
Published: 01 December 2019
... SOFE were used experimentally, and indeed partially applied in plan implementations. The last act of SOFE came with the incorporation of many of its ideas in the final Soviet reform—Mikhail Gorbachev’s perestroika. I survey the evolution of the SOFE research program and its policy recommendations...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 85–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Terman. We show that engineers drew upon economic theories of decision and allocation to improve practical industrial management decisions. Reciprocally, economists found in engineering the tools that they needed to rethink production and growth theory (including linear programming, optimal control...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (2): 235–276.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of Patinkin's dissertation and claims that it foreshadowed the research programs of disequilibrium theorists of the 1970s. Correspondence may be addressed to Goulven Rubin, Laboratoire d'économie dyonisien, Université de Paris 8 Saint-Denis, 2 rue de la Liberté, 93526 Saint-Denis cedex, France; e-mail...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (2): 219–247.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mark Blaug Piero Sraffa published Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities in 1960, and this enigmatic little book invited explanations of its meaning, particularly as its subtitle, Prelude to a Critique of Economic Theory , held out hopes of an ambitious research program. In the almost...