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History of Political Economy (1969) 1 (2): 395–400.
Published: 01 June 1969
...Robert T. Nash; William P. Gramm Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 A Neglected Early Statement of the Paradox of Thrift Robert T. Nash and William P. Gramm...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (Suppl_1): 134–153.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Sociology 25 : 143 -48. Using Autobiographical Statements to Investigate the Identity of American Economists Mike Reay Social life necessarily involves expectations about who people are and how they are likely to behave. Some of these expectations are formally codified and enforced...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (3): 471–492.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Christopher J. Berry We do not find in Smith any programmatic statement about the nature of human nature only, rather, a profuse scattering of remarks. We can, however, be confident that he shared the aspirations of the “Enlightenment project,” within which, indeed, self-awareness of a “conception...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (1): 123–148.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Amedeo Fossati The statement that taxing earned income implies that saved income is taxed more than consumed income is usually credited to John Stuart Mill and was championed by Irving Fisher, even though, in the first half of the twentieth century, international doctrine never accepted it, save...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (3): 419–444.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., that Keynes was referring to a different set of notes that have only recently been located. Keynes was misled, nevertheless, in assuming that the notes he examined could establish his case. Moreover, although Jevons's statements could be confusing, the available evidence indicates that his complaints about...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 77–104.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Tiago Mata In the 1960s and 1970s, the social science associations (anthropology, sociology, economics, political science, and history) were faced by a string of academic freedom controversies. I review debates at association meetings and the reports and policy statements of committees on ethics...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (3): 517–529.
Published: 01 September 1995
... introduced in book 3, chapter 12 of the sixth edition (1826) of the Essay on Population. The footnote included the statement that “A duty on importation not too high, and a bounty nearly such as was recommended by Mr. Ricardo, would probably be best suited to our present situation, and best secure...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (S1): 215–239.
Published: 01 December 1990
... of historical and theoretical explanations, he pointed out that theories, laws, and strictly universal statements were required for both kinds of explanations (and, as he later stressed, also for predictions) (45). It followed that the primary aim of any theoretical activity was to search for laws and propose...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 June 1977
... tYPe The* opening chapters offer a summary of the positivist theory of knowl- edge. The heart of this theory is the distinction between analytic and syn- thetic propositions. Analytic statements derive their truth content from the conventions of language. “A triangle has three...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (4): 669–673.
Published: 01 November 1986
... regarding the postulates of his system, and in particular the fundamental ‘action postulate.’ This position is what departs most radically from em- piricism, since it asserts that these postulates are known to be true a priori, yet are statements with empirical content. It is this view...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (2): 178–198.
Published: 01 June 1982
... of profit, set apart a whole book of WON for the consideration of the “Nature, Ac- cumulation and Employment of Stock,” following a separate chapter on “The Profits of Stock.” In those contexts he made a number of em- pirical statements, chief among which were these: (a) “. . . in the same...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (1): 261–272.
Published: 01 March 2002
... are an insult both to Hayek and to those many Jews,like myself,who worked closely with and under him and should be dismissed as the somewhat jaundiced views of a writer in- tent on finding malevolence where none exists.” This statement reflects a complete misunderstanding of the purpose of my paper. Hamowy ne...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (1): 55–81.
Published: 01 March 1997
... the board on that date. At this meeting many people made oral presentations and then submitted written statements to support their arguments. Oral presentations are cited as Transcript, with the appropriate page numbers, whereas written submissions are cited as “Statement.” Because most...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (2): 284–286.
Published: 01 June 1982
... developed. One particularly valuable chapter discusses positive and normative eco- I nomics. Here Blaug accepts the impossibility of value-free economics while re- taining the distinction between “is-statements” and “ought-statements.” The former can be falsified and constitute...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (4): 477–500.
Published: 01 November 1979
... examples. The following statement is therefore in error (1909, p. 600): It is almost superfluous to observe that the figure 2 stands where it does [in the statement: “Then n of cloth will always exchange for exactly 2m of linen”] only because it is the figure which ex- 482 History...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (2): 187–205.
Published: 01 June 1984
... of this research programme consisted of New- ton’s three laws of dynamics and his law of gravitation. It is worthwhile spelling out this hard core in detail, since the contrast between these state- ments and the hard core statements presented in certain economic appli- cations is a key element...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (4): 727–748.
Published: 01 November 2002
... an error any time, full of seeds, bursting with its own corrections.You can keep your sterile truth for yourself.” The first section of this essay briefly restates the Ricardian law of comparative advantage, because it will be convenient to have a com- pact statement before us in our historical...
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History of Political Economy (1973) 5 (2): 485–495.
Published: 01 June 1973
...? 2. What did they mean by their statements? 3. Why did they hold those views? 4. Were their statements internally consisteiit ? 5. Were their statements based on correct observation t 6. What was the influence of their views on their own and on subsequent generations...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (3): 441–448.
Published: 01 September 1980
... and more widely as the scope of corporation finance widens In the intervening pages between these two statements, Veblen makes it abundantly clear, in our view, that he is not identifying the mass of common stockholders with the management of the corporation.6 While Rutherford...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (1): 121–163.
Published: 01 March 1998
....* To anticipate the argument, I suggest the following: (a) Marshall, in his explicit statements on method, holds to a con- ception I refer to as the constant conjunction, or standard, view of sci- ence, which has been shown in recent debates within the philosophy of science to be unsustainable. (b...