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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 (1993) 25 (3): 499–514.
Published: 01 September 1993
... of Demand Theory . Oxford: Clarendon. Hicks , John , and R. G. D. Allen. 1934 . A Reconsideration of the Theory of Value. Economica 1 ( February ): 52 -76 and 1 (May): 196–219. Houthakker , Hendrik . 1950 . Revealed Preference and the Utility Function. Economica 17 ( May ): 159 -74...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 170–197.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of economists. It then uses “control as a viewpoint” from which to study the history of the two disciplines. It reveals why behaviorism did not meet consumer demand theory during the “ordinalist / revealed preferences revolution” of the 1930s (i.e., the behaviorist myth), despite common methodological...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 86–105.
Published: 01 December 2006
...: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Coase, R. 1937 . The Nature of the Firm. Economica , n.s., 4 : 386 -405. Corlett, W. J., and P. K. Newman. 1952 -53. A Note on the Revealed Preference and the Transitivity Condition. Review of Economic Studies 20.2 : 156 -58. Dagum, C. 1973 . Théorie des jeux...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (3): 515–527.
Published: 01 September 1993
.... Hotelling , Harold . 1935 . Demand Functions with Limited Budgets Econometrica 3 . 1 : 66 -78. Houthakker , Hendrik S. 1950 . Revealed Preference and the Utility Function. Economica n.s . 17 . 2 : 159 -74. Myrdal , G. 1945 . Gustav Cassel in Memoriam Ekonomisk Revy 2:3–13...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (1): 113–155.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... 1950 . “ Revealed Preference and the Utility Function .” Economica , n.s., 17 ( 66 ): 159 – 74 . Johnson William Ernest . 1913 . “ The Pure Theory of Utility Curves .” Economic Journal 23 ( December ): 483 – 513 . Knight Frank . 1944 . “ Realism and Relevance...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (3): 363–379.
Published: 01 September 1984
... economics . Cambridge. Houthakker , Hendrick 1950 . ‘Revealed preference and the utility function.’ Economica , May, p. 159 -74. Hutchison , Terence 1956 . ‘Professor Machlup on verification in economics.’ Southern Economic Journal , April, p. 476 -83. Hutchison , Terence 1977...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (Supplement): 260–292.
Published: 01 December 1998
... Functions. Box 26, File “Mathematical Economics,” Harold Hotelling Papers, Columbia University, New York. Houthakker , Hendrik 1950 . Revealed Preference and the Utility Function. Economica 17 : 159 -74. Houthakker , Hendrik 1983 . On Consumption Theory. In Paul Samuelson and Modern...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (3): 529.
Published: 01 September 1993
... replace “revealed preference” by “revealed demand.” What is the dif- ference? Cassel’s revealed demand was empty of comparative-statical properties. The revealed preference of a consistent consumer was rich in such properties. Correspondence may be addressed to Professor Hans Brems, 99...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (1): 21–49.
Published: 01 March 2001
...., and R. G. D. Allen. 1934 . A Reconsideration of the Theory of Value. Economica 1 : 52 -76, 196-219. Houtthaker, H. 1950 . Revealed Preference and the Utility Function. Economica 17 : 159 -74. Ingrao, B., and G. Israel. 1990 . The Invisible Hand . Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. Kirman...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 1–6.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., replaced cardinal with ordinal utility, and generally placed demand theory on more solid scientific foundations. Often a third development is added—the revealed preference theory introduced by Paul Samuelson (1938)—a move that is seen as further strengthening the the- ory’s scientific basis...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 153–185.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of Economics 50 : 545 -93. ____. 1950 . The Theory of Choice and the Constancy of Economic Laws. Quarterly Journal of Economics 64 : 125 -38. ____. 1954 . Choice and Revealed Preference. Southern Economic Journal 21 : 119 -30. ____. 1958 . Threshold in Choice and the Theory of Demand...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (3): 553–597.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... C. Heath. Corlett, W. J., and P. K. Newman. 1952 . A Note on Revealed Preference and the Transitivity Condition. Review of Economic Studies 20.2 : 156 -58. Court, Louis M. 1941 . Invariable Classical Stability of Entrepreneurial Demand and Supply Functions. Quarterly Journal of Economics...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (3): 476–480.
Published: 01 September 1984
... include revealed preference (Chipman, Mas- Colell), production (Lau), information (Krelle), trade (Wan), welfare economics (Chipman), marginal productivity (Tinbergen), and reminiscences of Samuelson as a student and person (Bergson, Akerlof, Bronfenbrenner). The position of the protagonist...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (3): 359–401.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of a subject, to test the assumption that the individual preferences are transitive, or to check whether the axioms of revealed preference are satisfi ed by actual behav- ior. These are all matters that in neoclassical economics traditionally pertain to the analysis of consumer demand...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 106–129.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Consumer Behavior. In Advances in Econometrics , no. 1. Edited by R. L. Basmann and G. Rhodes. Kihlstrom, Richard, Andreu Mas-Colell, and Hugo Sonnenschein. 1976 . The Demand Theory of the Weak Axiom of Revealed Preference. Econometrica 44 ( September ): 971 -78. Kirman, Alan P. 1992 . Whom...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 974–976.
Published: 01 October 2019
... instruments. Nothing has illustrated this fact more than the treatment of utility theory within and beyond microeconomic theory. Critics write off utility theory with off-hand remarks about interpersonal comparisons and non-additive units, while economists suppose that revealed prefer- ence avoids...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 347–352.
Published: 01 June 2011
... recommending that we need to develop institutions that bring out the “best behaviors” in people. Professor Smith would likely argue that the price system (with ideal market rules) does that for most pri- vate goods. These analyses, together with some early research in revealed prefer- ence analysis...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 32–47.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of Political Economy 38 (annual suppl.)  DOI 10.1215/00182702-2005-016 Copyright 2006 by Duke University Press The Hicks-Allen Composite Commodity  33 Let us first take Stanley Wong’s Foundations of Paul Samuelson’s Revealed Preference Theory (1978), an influential contribution...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (2): 171–187.
Published: 01 June 1998
... work, “Mathematical Economics” ([ 19113 1955). He cited Pareto’s use of budgetary data to derive indifference curves (Stigler 1950, 381). Anticipating a revealed preference approach to the theory of choice, Pareto proposed that, in principle, an agent’s indifference curves could be deduced...