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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (2): 324–326.
Published: 01 June 1988
...! The result might somehow have been comparable to these manuscripts.) Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo MARTINBRONFENBRENNER Man’s social nature: a topic of the Scottish Enlightenment in its historical setting. By Norbert Waszek. European University Studies Series XX, Philosophy...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2005
... . London: Macmillan. Rutherford, Malcolm. 1994 . Institutions in Economics: The Old and the New Institutionalism . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Samuels, Warren J. 1966 . The Classical Theory of Economic Policy . Cleveland: World. Setting the Table Steven G. Medema The analysis...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (3): 419–444.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the University of) Manchester. Keynes reported that a recently discovered set of student lecture notes confirmed his argument. He was subsequently accused of poor scholarship in that regard, because the contents of the one known set of student notes did not tally with his description. It is shown here, however...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (3): 521–546.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Michael H. Turk The examination of economics from the standpoint of language and literature, part of the “linguistic turn” in economic methodology, may be extended and inverted by setting the literary elements of economics in historical perspective. In so doing, it will emerge that in the formative...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (2): 177–206.
Published: 01 June 2017
...,” and especially who possessed it—lay at the heart of political-economic debate. This article looks specifically at one set of attitudes about commercial epistemology, what I call mercantile epistemology , which came to dominate economic thinking from 1714 to roughly 1750. Mercantile epistemology was based on two...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... satisfactorily resolving it. This article addresses the question by linking Marx’s omission to a larger set of revisions made to arguments he developed in earlier drafts of Capital . It identifies two distinct theoretical accounts of the phenomenon of surplus value in these drafts, based respectively on Marx’s...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 109–139.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and correspondence. This essay gives a brief overview of Frisch's scientific archive and exhibits from his search for econometric methods. It also sets out a selection of letters exchanged between Frisch and other leading members of the Econometric Society. Our contention is that Frisch's role in the history...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 57–88.
Published: 01 March 2009
... March, Corrado Gini, and other prominent economists of the time. The Harvard Economic Service, however, attracted criticism for its purely empirical approach, its failure to make consistently accurate predictions, and its pursuit of commercial objectives in a university setting. The Harvard group's...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 5–31.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Marcel Boumans; Ariane Dupont-Kieffer Econometricians have from the start considered historical knowledge of their own discipline as reflexive knowledge useful for delineating their discipline, that is, for setting its disciplinary boundaries with respect to its aims, its methods, and its...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (1): 183–200.
Published: 01 March 2008
... are typically included as part of a broader set of less convincing arguments. We argue that this mixture of deep insights into asset valuation and abstruse logic is likely a continuation of Talmudic ambivalence to the valuation of non—human capital, an ambivalence induced by the biblical prohibition against...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 505–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and economic phenomenon, and that this analysis fits neatly within the boundaries set by his examination of morality in The Theory of Moral Sentiments and the political economy of The Wealth of Nations and Lectures on Jurisprudence . Moreover, the article will argue that an examination of this aspect...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 281–306.
Published: 01 June 2014
... eccentric. In this article I focus on a trio of French socialists—Louis Blanc, Constantin Pecqueur, and François Vidal—and defend another interpretation: I will attempt to demonstrate that in the 1840s, the primary aim of these socialistes fraternitaires was the provision of a set of coherent theoretical...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 307–331.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Nikola Regent Although published for the first time only in 1849, La Decima scalata is the first treatise ever written on progressive taxation. Composed in the 1510s or 1520s, it is set in late fifteenth-century Florence, after the expulsion of Piero de’ Medici: in two discorsi , first in favore...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (4): 641–675.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and set important terms for a simultaneous criticism and valorization of Smithian economic ideas by the historical economists after 1848. Hildebrand, Schmoller, and others drew on understandings of sex and gender roles shaped by moral and legal philosophy, biology, and anthropology, as well within...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 481–510.
Published: 01 September 2015
... account of choice and contributes to solving the apparent contradiction between the subjectivist young Coase and the more mature objectivist scholar. It thereby sets out the diversity of the criticisms that Coase levels against standard theory and shows the evolution of his strategy. Ultimately...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 111–150.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the price mechanism as an emergent property of the social system that is formed when people's (inter)actions are governed by a set of norms that includes both the formal rules of property and tort and contract law, and also informal norms of honesty and promise keeping. However, while several scholars have...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 225–263.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... A second section discusses the basic features of Luther's economic “theory.” This gives rise to a brief discussion of the development of the money supply in Germany in the period and the most likely development in the velocity of the circulating coins. Both are important for setting the context...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 270–294.
Published: 01 December 2016
... open a line of inquiry on the growing body of behavioral “anomalies” and their robustness in a market setting proved naive. The divide between both camps was too big to bridge given the fundamentally different approaches to experimentation. The article traces how the work of Sidney Siegel...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 316–331.
Published: 01 December 2016
...-part account of human choice, is a functional theory amounting, after some years of evolution, to a classification of types of deviation from “rational” reward maximization. Animal choice, on the other hand, can be explained causally as the outcome of competition between a set of possible responses...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 77–104.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and nonenforceable. Implied in the response of social science associations was that threats to academic freedom arose in social scientists' misguided behavior and not by fault of the new institutional setting of the university in the 1960s. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 I thank...