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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (2): 385–387.
Published: 01 April 2019
...C. Tyler DesRoches Economics, Ethics, and Ancient Thought: Towards a Virtuous Public Policy . By Richards Donald G. New York : Routledge , 2017 . 188 pp. $120.00 . Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 References Crespo Ricardo F. 2014 . A Re-assessment...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (3): 606–609.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and Ethical Approach to Economics, edited by Y. Sh- ionoya. London: Routledge. Swedberg, Richard. 1991. Joseph A. Schumpeter: His Life and Work. Cambridge, U.K.: Polity Press. Politics and Banking: Ideas, Public Policy, and the Creation of Financial Insti- tutions. By Susan Hoffmann. Baltimore...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (4): 813–815.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Mark Solovey mark.solovey@utoronto.ca Society on the Edge: Social Science and Public Policy in the Postwar United States . Edited by Philippe Fontaine and Jefferson D. Pooley . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2021 . xiii; 403 pp. C$39.95 . Copyright © 2022...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 730–739.
Published: 01 December 2017
...David Laidler Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy . Edited by Cord Robert A. Hammond J. Daniel . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2016 . 2016 pp. $185.00 . Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 References Hendry D. Ericsson N...
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History of Political Economy (1972) 4 (1): 207–231.
Published: 01 March 1972
...William L. Miller Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 Mr. Miller is Professor of Economics in the University of Georgia. Herbert Spencer’s Theory of Welfare and Public Policy William L...
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History of Political Economy (2024) 56 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., rights, and democratic participation. But as they scaled up, bureaucratic planning and oversight procedures grew alongside them, privileging the virtue of economic efficiency over such participatory virtues. Thinking Like an Economist: How Efficiency Replaced Equality in U.S. Public Policy...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (4): 653–673.
Published: 01 November 1999
... Policy: The Question of Motive. Journal of the History of Economic Thought 17 (Spring): 133 -52. Churchman , Nancy 1997 . David Ricardo on Public Debt . Ph.D. diss., University of Toronto. Gordon , Barry 1976 . Political Economy in Parliament, 1819–1823 . London: Macmillan...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (4): 641–659.
Published: 01 November 1989
...: Cambridge University Press. History of Political Economy 21:4 0 1989 by Duke University Press CCC 0018-2702/89/$1.50 The butcher, the baker, and the policy-maker: Adam Smith on public...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 315–342.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Jean-Baptiste Fleury This article investigates the expansion of the scope of economics in the 1960s. We show that the public policy problems raised by the issue of poverty reinforced the expansion, as economists became progressively involved in the social issues of the day. Until the early 1960s...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 693–746.
Published: 01 November 2013
... significant consequences, because worries over the high cost of living more powerfully shaped Progressive era public policy than has been appreciated. Tariff reduction, parcel post, antitrust prosecution, cold storage legislation, farm credit, standardization of weights and measures, and other reforms were...
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History of Political Economy (2024) 56 (2): 217–258.
Published: 01 April 2024
...David Spector Abstract As in other industrialized countries, cartelization was widespread in France after the 1870s. Cartels, and the public policy toward them, were frequently addressed in the public debate. This article deals with the stance taken by French economists on this subject until...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 20–37.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Robert W. Dimand The American economist Irving Fisher (1867-1947) combined his work as a scientific economist, addressed to his fellow economists, with sustained and vigorous participation in public discourse, trying to change public policy and to reform attitudes and behavior by teaching...
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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 (2020) 52 (S1): 191–217.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Chung-Tang Cheng This essay examines how microanalytic simulation (microsimulation) proposed by Guy H. Orcutt emerged as a tool in evaluating public policies. Inspired by the econometric work of Jan Tinbergen, young Orcutt harbored a “Tinbergen dream” in building a model covering the national...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... Commons was in fact unsatisfied with Hohfeld's bilateral treatment of jural relations and with his neglect of the role played by state officials in enforcing transactions and, in so doing, in promoting specific individual interests as collective public policies. Correspondence may be addressed...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (S1): 227–254.
Published: 01 December 2023
... elite, did not want to face it . . . threatening that any change would bring a deluge” ( El Mercurio , July 21, 2021). This massive public policy shift was possible only due to both the weakening of presidential power (the only office that has a legal initiative in pension matters) and a spontaneous...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 114–136.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Susan Howson It is hard to think of a more committed public intellectual in Britain in the twentieth century than Lionel Robbins—except, of course, John Maynard Keynes. For six decades Robbins engaged in public debate on economic policy issues in lectures and talks, contributions to newspapers...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 561–587.
Published: 01 June 2020
... as privileged methods within top journals in economics and related areas like public policy, applied economics, and public health. The authors dwell on a long-standing issue in applied economics, namely the return to education, to illustrate the Kopper / Measuring the Middle 565 change in empirical practices...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 158–186.
Published: 01 December 2017
... science économique comme ingénierie: Quantification et Modélisation . Paris : Presses des Mines . Aukrust Odd . 1978 . “ Econometric Methods in Short-Term Planning: The Norwegian Lesson .” In Econometric Contributions to Public Policy: Proceedings of a Conference Held by the International...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (3): 491–517.
Published: 01 September 2009
... as constitutional economics, who stressed the role of efficient institutions for the promotion of economic development and favored sound public finance as a basis for a strong currency and a prerequisite of growth. The paper puts Soutsos' economic policy recommendations against his theoretical formation...