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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (3): 579–599.
Published: 01 June 2019
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 425–481.
Published: 01 September 2018
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 85–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
...) remembered that when he presented a version of the electricity sup- ply at a seminar, Uzawa said, You can always recover production function from cost function. I thought it was a question, but Uzawa said . . . not a question. Always true formally defended in the OR department. Arrow supervised technical...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 353–360.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Jonathan B. Wiener How can we explain the emergence of property rights from their absence, in the face of incentives to overuse open-access resources and obstacles to collective agreement on property systems? Blackstone said “necessity begat property,” and Bentham said “property and law were born...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 76–93.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Eric Helleiner Although the concept of international development is often said to have been pioneered in the West, Sun Yat-sen’s ideas on the topic predated those of most Western thinkers and included one of the first proposals ever advanced for an international institution with a core development...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (3): 437–458.
Published: 01 June 2022
... be said that good travelers may have a correct understanding of Western theory, and that their translations are faithful, yielding the knowledge they transmitted with integrity. But travelers confronted the problems of trading off faithful and significant knowledge transmissions. Such conundrums can...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (4): 496–520.
Published: 01 November 1982
.... The decision was for free trade, and within thirty years the principle had been so far applied that no major restriction remained. The outcome of the debate was noteworthy and has received the atten- tion it merits. What was said also deserves to be noticed and is my subject. It is the way the men...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (3): 278–304.
Published: 01 September 1974
...William D. Grampp Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 Malthus and his contemporaries William D. Grampp Mr. Malthus was not fond of storms, as the petrel is said to be, for their own sake. But it will be seen, on looking at the date and na- ture of his...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (2): 179–191.
Published: 01 June 1979
... is a useful means to ends quite different from itself. My article is about the similarity between the thinking of Smith and of the Americans. The purpose is to show that what the Ameri- cans said and did can be understood by comparing it with the nationalism...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (2): 207–240.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Textbooks on the Phillips Curve James Forder This article seeks better to understand the early postwar history of think- ing about the relationship between unemployment and inflation by inves- tigating what student textbooks said about it, and particularly what they said about the “Phillips curve...
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History of Political Economy (1973) 5 (2): 359–374.
Published: 01 June 1973
... there is about economics that people find objectionable, we would know why they don’t take our advice as much as they obviously should. As Burns said (or would have if he had written in English) : Seeing ourselves as others see us/ Would from many a blunder free us/And foolish...
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History of Political Economy (1970) 2 (2): 316–343.
Published: 01 June 1970
... in 1815; it had explained why the relative price of corn had risen. West signed the Essay “By a Fellow of University College, Ox- ford” on the advice of friends who said his career in the law might suffer if he were known to be in other pursuits as He had been...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (3): 453–454.
Published: 01 September 1977
... papers followed. It was also (if one may say it) altogether in character for Harry to have found, at the age of twenty-five, that Ricardo-the master of analytical economics-had turned a ratio upside down and said the opposite of what he meant. He came onto the point while at Harvard...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (Suppl_1): 234–268.
Published: 01 December 2007
... had flooded the city after the war: these were the things to which I would point were I to explain our attitudes then. Hayek would later put it aptly when he said that Vienna of the 1920s and 1930s was unintelligible without the Jewish problem, that it was not simply a problem of Christians...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (1): 103–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
... was not the first he made for the United States. In spring 1934 Keynes visited the United States. In a letter to Walter Case (Keynes Papers, reel 41, AV/2/4), Keynes said he had been considering a visit to New York and Washing- ton that spring. He decided definitely to go when Columbia University voted to confer...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (4): 519–527.
Published: 01 November 1984
... of Galton’s view that “the mother’s influence is most easily traced among theologians and men of ~cienceAlfred Marshall may be said to fall into both categories. As Keynes explains, Alfred Marshall had a “double nature.” He was both pastor and scientist, leading him to attempt to be, in Edgeworth’s...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 813–826.
Published: 01 October 2020
...: You never know when I might get an idea, he said. He seemed to relax doing economics. He would fill pages of a pad with equations, set out his thought, and then revise, and revise again. Neither of them had or used computers. Bob eventually did use a laptop solely for word processing. He did...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (1): 257–260.
Published: 01 March 1992
... of understanding what an author meant by what was said is identical to the task of understanding what any human agent meant by an action that he or she performed. Of course, saying this is not enough, for equating speech-acts with ac- tions generally only opens up the debate about how we are to understand...
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History of Political Economy (1971) 3 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 1971
...- look on economic subjects, but on other subjects his views were 4 HISTORY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY angular, his opinions all corners. In talking with Marshall one had to be circumspect. For everything me said he took literally and met with the ful’l weight of his pedantry the most...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (1): 127–140.
Published: 01 March 1987
... in my Church of Oakwood alias Ockwood aforesaid & do promise to allow him the Yearly Sum of Forty pounds for his Maintenance in the Same, and to continue him to officiate in my said Church until1 he shall be otherwise provided of some Ecclesiastical preferment unless by Fault by him...