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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 247–264.
Published: 01 June 2014
... in the contents of chapter 1, where Menger dealt with social needs and social goods. I consider this specific contribution of Menger a natural development of his methodological research on the nature of institutions. Finally, I contextualize the story of the missed reprint and translation in the debate about...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 227–252.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., that is, the need to prevent social costs ex ante . This defense of planning to prevent social costs was developed into a foundation for social economics, consisting of a framework for social and democratic controls of the economy. The framework effectively ties market, state, and civil society actors...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 189–211.
Published: 01 December 2008
... support for religion, as the data on the founding of new churches make clear. Owen Chadwick has suggested in his monumental study, The Victorian Church, that “the people felt a moral and social need of religion,” even if they ques- tioned its foundations and were reluctant to attend services...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 114–136.
Published: 01 December 2012
... empiricism of the 1950s on the difference between natural science and social science: because social science is inexact we need experts to ensure that observations are “scientific.” Moreover, in a “hostile” and “secret” world we need experts to assess the accuracy of the observations. Copyright 2012...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (4): 599–617.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of Cantillon take the land-embodied line, it is nevertheless high time that the misrepresentation of Cantillon as the proponent of a land theory of value be called into question. This serious error needs to be highlighted and a proper understanding of Richard Cantillon's remarkably insightful analysis...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 77–98.
Published: 01 December 2015
....” Institutionalists did not use the terminology of market failure, but in the many references to the need for new methods for the social control of business, there is the clear implication that the existing institutions of the market are inadequate to the task of guiding business activity in socially...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (2): 237–257.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Luc Bovens; Adrien Lutz There are three slogans in the history of socialism that are very close in wording, namely, the famous Cabet-Blanc-Marx slogan: From each according to his ability; To each according to his needs ; the earlier Saint-Simon–Pecqueur slogan: To each according to his ability...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 191–223.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., between the early 1980s and the early 1990s, the legitimacy and the social usefulness of Vernon Smith's and Charles Plott's laboratory studies. By exploring several dimensions of the network established among Smith, Plott, and some well-known mechanism design theorists, this article demonstrates...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (3): 489–514.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., the exclusive role given to the banks would require an analytical explanation. Thus, in addition to a theory of money, a theory of credit and banking was also needed in Schumpeter’s analysis. We now delve more deeply into the specificities of social accounting, with respect to the con- text of capitalist...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 211–232.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of the complexity, variability, and dynamism of the events of the first decades of the twentieth century. Many Italian social scientists shared with their foreign colleagues the notion that new tools and even a new discipline Corrado Gini  213 were needed...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (S1): 221–257.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., the “gender wage gap” was not yet a thing. Neither government statisticians nor academic social scientists calculated the average earnings of a representative sample of all full-timed employed women and compared it with that of men. They did not do so in part because the tools needed to do so were simply...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (3): 336–371.
Published: 01 September 1980
... of skill and in- tensity prevailing at the time” (Capital I: 39). (ii) “The social need, that is, the ‘use-value’ on a social scale, appears here as a determining factor for the amount of total social labour-time which is expended in various specific spheres of production. The necessary...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (4): 721–744.
Published: 01 November 1990
... be assumed to be a given-once social need and the technical conditions of production are known (see next section). 22. The simultaneous assumption of intersectoral transfer of capital and the exchange of commodities at their values is not only methodologically incorrect, but it also leaves...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (2): 309–342.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of produc- tion for profit and thus the “rule of money.” In its place Neurath argued for what he called “calculation in kind,” “economy in kind,” and the in- troduction of an “economic plan”: an economy the direction of which was determined by the satisfaction of social need calculated in natura...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (4): 781–785.
Published: 01 November 1995
... for ‘prioritizing’ individual and social needs (necessities, comforts, and luxuries), interpreted broadly to include material and nonmaterial aspects of life” (1990, 400). Paren- thetically, we should note another error: Oslington states that the main sources of our quotations are al-Ghazali’s Ihya Ulum a1...
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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (2): 251.
Published: 01 June 1988
... as a whole. In this context, need or “utility” appeared as something determined by the economy. Re-marginalist thought thus understood need as a social phenomenon, never quite grasping it as individual taste. Of course, polit- ical economists have always been aware of individual taste on an empirical...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (1): 147–157.
Published: 01 March 1979
...., the shoemaker, insofar as he satisfies a social need, is my representative, in which every particular social activity as a species-activity merely represents the species, i.e., an attribute of my own nature, and in which every person is the representative of every other. He is here...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (1): 109–132.
Published: 01 March 1985
...,” and more generally, the possibility of changes in the “social needs” themselves. “If the means of subsistence were cheaper, or money wages higher, the labourers would buy more of them. . . . On the other hand, if cotton were cheaper, for example, the capitalists’ demand for it would increase...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (4): 649–678.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Vienna Knut Wicksell References Becchio Giandomenica . 2014 . “ Social Needs, Social Goods, and Human Associations in the Second Edition of Carl Menger’s Principles .” History of Political Economy 46 ( 2 ): 247 – 64 . Beham Bernard . 2012 . Die Genese des Mengerschen...
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History of Political Economy (1971) 3 (1): 152–169.
Published: 01 March 1971
... either. How is the quantity produced determined ? The traditiunal interpretation does not answer this question. In the alternative interpretation, socially necessary labor is determined by social needs as expressed in demand. With any technically necessary quantity of labor, the socially...