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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (1): 97–111.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Robert B. Ekelund, Jr.; Robert F. Hébert Guy Numa is justified in calling attention to our erroneous translation of a passage from Jules Dupuit’s Dictionnaire article of 1853. His conclusions, however, regarding Dupuit’s “global” policy prescriptions on the operation of railroads, and their semi...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (2): 213–239.
Published: 01 June 1979
... the possible filiations between the two on the question of the theory of regulation and public goods supply. This issue is discussed in the Appendix below. Ekelund and Price * Chadwick on railroads 215 (ii) to demonstrate that his solution to the railway natural monopoly problem...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (1): 69–95.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Guy Numa In this article, I analyze and compare the contributions of Dupuit and Walras on the natural monopoly of railroads. Both theorists argued that railroads—as opposed to inland waterways—could not be vertically unbundled, a point that previous authors who compared their views failed to point...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Nicola Giocoli The controversy over railroad rates regulation was a fundamental component of the jurisprudential trajectory that culminated in Lochner v. New York (1905) and the so-called laissez-faire era of U.S. constitutional law. Constitutional protection of property required that regulation...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (2): 214–233.
Published: 01 June 1980
... for Passengers on Railroads.” Journal of the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia ( 1840b ) 30 : 369 -79. Fisher , I. . “Obituary: Arthur Twining Hadley.” Economic Journal 40 ( 1930 ): 525 -33. Hadley , A. T. . Railroad Transportation: Its History and Its Laws . New York, 1885 . Hadley...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (4): 655–678.
Published: 01 November 2003
... informed by an underlying economic theory that was neoclassical in all but name, and Marshallian in tone.4 The Background: Dupuit and Walras on Railroads The differences between the engineering approach as represented by Du- puit and the ethical approach as represented by Walras are poignantly...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (3): 485–495.
Published: 01 September 1986
... (1946). Reprinted, New York. Ekelund Jr. Robert B. 1972 . ‘Economic empiricism in the writing of early railroad engineers.’ Explorations in Economic History 9 : 179 -96. Ekelund Jr. Robert B. , and Robert F. Hébert 1973 . ‘Public economics at the Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées...
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History of Political Economy (1971) 3 (1): 208–223.
Published: 01 March 1971
... pricing which seems to have been overlooked. Although it may have been intended for the readership of railroad management and perhaps government officrials, Railway Economy does contain “the first exposition in England of what approsirnates to .the modern theory...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 206–225.
Published: 01 December 2012
... immigrants, who cannot make sense of the circumstances in which they find themselves. One is Hooven, a German veteran of the Franco-Prussian War, who lives with the foggy memory of his heroism at Sedan. Another is Dyke, an idealist who gives up his job with the railroad to become a hop farmer. All...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (2): 171–199.
Published: 01 June 1974
... which admitted the theoretical and ethical correctness of economic liberalism. Nowhere is this clearer than under the July Monarchy, where officials agonized over implementation of consistent public works programs for railroads, roads, canals, and steamships. “Is it not absolutely necessary...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Dupuit stressed that the empirical-utilitarian approach to law had overwhelming advantages over natural rights as an approach to law and property. In the matters of agriculture, books, inventions, mining, wild game, fish, railroads, and water resources, “the partisans...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (4): 636–668.
Published: 01 November 1978
..., because of the “great inconvenience and . . . heavy expenses of collection,” he did not think the same was true of either canals or railroads. Ekelund and Hebert French engineers 641 based on considerations of economic welfare. The major concern of his 1832 article...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (4): 525–533.
Published: 01 November 1978
... that the Treasury estimates are far too high for “Loans and grants to states, etc.” and for “all other.” I have provided for a 20 per cent increase in the rate of expenditures of this type over the first six months of the fiscal year. In the case of “Loans to railroads” and “Highways” I have provided...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (4): 713–730.
Published: 01 November 2003
... . London: Verso. Strong, Josiah. 1885 . Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis .New York: Baker &Taylor. Summer, Mark W. 1984 . Railroads,Reconstruction, and the Gospel of Prosperity: Aid under the Radical Republicans, 1865-1877 . Princeton: Princeton University Press...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 85–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of Political Economy . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Wellington Arthur M . 1887 . The Economic Theory of the Location of Railroad . New York : John Wiley and Sons . A Century of Economics and Engineering at Stanford Beatrice Cherrier and Aurélien Saïdi In 2018, the prestigious...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 200–220.
Published: 01 December 2009
... by R. Floud and D. McCloskey. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Fogel, R. W. 1964 . Railroads and American Economic Growth: Essays in Econometric History . Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press. Gerschenkron, A. 1962 . Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective . Cambridge...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 November 1989
..., was the major influence on his formation of a self-interest concept, while Pel1 played only a minor role in stimulating Jevons’s early attempts to apply economic theory to the question of public railroad construction. 11. Jevons on Seljishness and Competition Jevons had become...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (1): 115–127.
Published: 01 February 2019
... . Keefer Thomas C. (1850) 1972 . The Philosophy of Railroads . Montreal : Armour and Ramsay . Reprinted in The Philosophy of Railroads and Other Essays , by Keefer Thomas C. and edited by Nelles H. V. Toronto : University of Toronto Press . Keefer Thomas C. (1850) 1974...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 693–746.
Published: 01 November 2013
... ( March ): 345 – 48 . Jones James . 2007 . “ Monopoly’s Triumph over Free Market Capitalism, and Cartoons: The Midland Railroad Subscription Referendum of September 1887 .” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 66 ( 4 ): 314 – 27 . Kahneman Daniel Tversky Amos . 1986 . “ Rational...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (3): 316–335.
Published: 01 September 1980
... 1938 1939 [Figure 1 .] Federal receipts and expenditures assumed to affect business activity directly firmed by the lag in expenditures on durable goods such as houses, electric power and railroad and other industrial plant and equipment. The broad case for using fiscal...