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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 219–226.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., a legal- governmental construct through and through, and its establishment and maintenance a clear-cut instance of governmental “activism.” Smith’s broad-based conception of the economic role of government is made clear when one pays attention, first, to what Smith has to say about government...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 393–423.
Published: 01 December 2005
...). www.christianitytoday.com/bc/2002/005/13.20.html . Wittgenstein, Ludwig. 1958 . Philosophical Investigations . Oxford: Blackwell. The Role of Government in the History of Political Economy: The 2004 HOPE Conference Interpreted and Critiqued by the General Discussant Warren J. Samuels Ideas...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 145–174.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., and the Role of Government in Nineteenth-Century American Economic Thought Stephen Meardon The cause of free trade was advanced successfully in Britain to achieve the repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846, the removal of other tariffs in Glad- stone’s budget of 1853, and the Cobden-Chevalier treaty of 1860...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 333–354.
Published: 01 December 2005
... . Le développement du Catholicisme social depuis l'encyclique Rerum Novarum . Paris: Félix Alcan. Winch, Donald. 1989 . Keynes, Keynesianism, and State Intervention . In Hall 1989. Corporatism and the Economic Role of Government António Almodovar and José Luís Cardoso In the interwar...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 901–934.
Published: 01 October 2019
... thus identified several exceptions to free international trade that justified government intervention in the form of restrictions on imports and public subsidies to domestic industries. Going beyond Adam Smith’s arguments for protective tariffs, Say maintained that government could play a role...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 174–198.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and greater demand for responsive government, voluntary exchange theory emerged in the 1880s as a competitor to models that represented government as a monolithic decision maker. That voluntary exchange has faded out of the public finance literature belies the role it served launching the public goods debate...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 147–173.
Published: 01 December 2015
...J. Daniel Hammond This article is an analytical history of Paul Samuelson's writings on the theory of public goods and the role of government. We examine Samuelson's scholarly work from “The Pure Theory of Public Expenditure” (1954) to “Pure Theory of Public Expenditure and Taxation” (1969). We...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... than it was a technocratic theory and practice of how best to obtain them—a progressive method of economic governance. Though American economics cast its vocational lot with the regulatory state, left and right progressive economists offered different visions of the state's role in economic life...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2005
... theoretically derived the impact of service in government on attitudes toward this question; the effect of the general gestalt in which economists live; the modeling of governmental behavior; the efficacy of markets versus government; pol- icy instruments (e.g., law, direct regulation, taxation); the role...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 491–523.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the French wars (1793-1815) and the postwar period of economic stagnation in Britain. This article is concerned with critically examining Blake’s arguments on the effect of British government war expenditure and taxes on economic activity and price inflation during the wars and then on the role...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (2): 347–381.
Published: 01 June 2017
... in corporate management and governance of the last decades of the twentieth century—from the junk bond market in the 1980s to the exponential growth of CEO pay in the 1990s to the shareholder value management strategies of the 2000s. While debates about the spread of neoliberal ideas and governance tools have...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (2): 193–208.
Published: 01 June 1975
... between the land- lord and the rest of the economy. It is the role of the government, according to Mandeville, to inter- fere in the economy to bring about public benefits from private vices. He explicitly rejects the invisible hand and repeatedly accepts the governmental hand...
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History of Political Economy (1972) 4 (1): 207–231.
Published: 01 March 1972
..., but not in the governmental. He opposed extension 09 lthe role of government because he thoughat governments inefficient and their expansion a danger to human and cultural development. Though English economists were apprehensive about expanding the role of government, they, despite skepticism about...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 41–58.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Jeffrey . 2016 . Unequal Gains: American Growth and Inequality since 1700 . Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press . Meardon Stephen . 2005 . “ How TRIPs Got Legs: Copyright, Trade Policy, and the Role of Government in Nineteenth-Century American Economic Thought .” In The Role...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 111–150.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Paul Lewis This article identifies the sources on which Friedrich Hayek drew in order to develop his understanding of the notion of emergence . It is widely acknowledged that the notion of emergence plays a significant role in Hayek's analyses of both the mind and the market. In Hayek's account...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (1): 101–133.
Published: 01 February 2020
... or retal- iatory motives (from Air France to Renault). Fourastié was involved in measuring productivity in various sectors of the French economy and played a key role in increasing productivity through government actions in the postwar period (Schmelzer 2016: 134). He remained employed in the planning...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (4): 709–733.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., persistent accusations of an antiprogress bias, and the provision of few details about policy applications, the machine tax proposals faded rapidly after 1940. Given familiarity with an active government role in economic policy and knowledge about taxes as tools of these policies, it should not be a surprise...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (4): 773–774.
Published: 01 November 1999
... is also true of the rationality assumption; (3) the objectives of various writers varied greatly; and (4) study of the economic role of government was broader than that covered here. No singular, unique “new science” or school existed. The materials suggest overgeneralization...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (3): 389–411.
Published: 01 September 2012
... is perhaps nowhere clearer than in his 1967 essay on Witte’s view of the economic role of government—although, unlike Witte, he was never bitten by the Wiscon- sin bug for governmental service. It was Witte who reinforced in Warren the view that government and the economy are inseparable...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (3): 331–358.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of Alfred Marshall , edited by J. M. Keynes. London: Macmillan. Medema, Steven G. 1994 . Ronald H. Coase . London: Macmillan. ____. 2003 . The Economic Role of Government in the History of Economic Thought. In The Blackwell Companion to the History of Economic Thought , edited by Jeff Biddle, John...