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History of Political Economy 207–226.
Published: 26 August 2021
... be done by someone who is not an expert on the cases under study. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 composite portrait eugenics familiarization objectivity trained judgement I would like to thank all participants of the HOPE conference on the history of statistical...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 27–45.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Emmanuel Didier What does it mean for a small bunch of civil service statisticians to observe something as huge as the whole American agriculture? What are the eyes that can see this? We answer this question focusing on the actual practice of statistical observation at the beginning...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 190–212.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Martin C. Kohli Correspondence may be addressed to Martin Kohli, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 201 Varick Street, Room 808, New York, NY 10014. Duke University Press 2001 Battelle Memorial Institute. 1973 . Interactions of Science and Technology in the Innovative Process:Some...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 571–594.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Mária Hidvégi This article offers a case study about the importance of Staatenkunde (descriptive statistics) for Cameralism and the development of economic thought in Hungary, a country that has been rarely included into political economic studies about Cameralism. It aims at showing how...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (1): 169–205.
Published: 01 March 1999
... Holt. Frickey , Edwin. 1942 . Economic Fluctuations in the United States: A Systematic Analysis of Long Run Trends and Business Cycles 1866–1914 . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Frisch , Ragnar. 1927 . The Analysis of Statistical Time Series . Oslo University. Mimeographed...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (3): 447–480.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of Economic Thought 8 : 332 -62. ———. 2001b . March to Numbers: The Statistical Style of Lucien March. In The Age of Economic Measurement, edited by Judy L. Klein and Mary S. Morgan. HOPE 33 (supplement): 86 -110. ———. 2002 . Genèse et nature de la Théorie de la spéculation: Les...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (4): 524–541.
Published: 01 November 1980
...Claude Ménard Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 History of Political Economy 12:4 0 1980 by Duke University Press Three forms of resistance to statistics: Say, Cournot, Walras Claude...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (3): 541–543.
Published: 01 September 2012
...H. Spencer Banzhaf The Cost of Living in America: A Political History of Economic Statistics, 1880–2000 . By Stapleford Thomas A. . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2009 . xiii ; 440 pp. $31.00 . Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Book Reviews The Cost...
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History of Political Economy 175–203.
Published: 26 August 2021
...Thomas A. Stapleford This article explores the recent history of the data revolution in economics, arguing that many of its features parallel the vision for statistical economics championed by Wesley Mitchell during the interwar period. Seeing the data revolution as kin to Mitchell’s hopes...
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History of Political Economy 259–292.
Published: 26 August 2021
...Amanar Akhabbar How to infer from uncontrolled data the numerical values of the parameters of an econometric model? In interwar econometrics, this problem of statistical induction was tackled in various ways. Wassily Leontief’s inter-industry method offers a case study of a nonprobabilistic...
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History of Political Economy 139–174.
Published: 26 August 2021
...Laetitia Lenel The article investigates the methods and conceptions of statistical inference used in business forecasting in the United States and in Europe in the 1920s. After presenting the methods and arguments used by the members of the Harvard Committee on Economic Research in the first years...
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History of Political Economy 53–80.
Published: 26 August 2021
...Jeff Biddle Statistical inference is the process of drawing conclusions from samples of statistical data about things not fully described or recorded in those samples. During the 1920s, economists in the United States articulated a general approach to statistical inference that downplayed the value...
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History of Political Economy 27–52.
Published: 26 August 2021
... theories. Instead, he drew inferences from statistics in case studies to argue that no special economic theory was required in the development space. He packaged these studies as statistical parables to provoke skepticism of development theory among those involved in direct technical assistance...
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History of Political Economy 1–24.
Published: 26 August 2021
... through a Survey of Journal Articles .” In From Interwar Pluralism to Postwar Neoclassicism , edited by Morgan Mary S. Rutherford Malcolm . History of Political Economy 30 ( supplement ): 85 – 107 . Biddle Jeff E. 1999 . “ Statistical Economics, 1900–1950 .” History of Political...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (Suppl_1): 25–70.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Judy L. Klein Duke University Press 2000 Arrow, Kenneth J. 1957 . Statistics and Economic Policy. Econometrica 25.4 : 523 -31. ____. 1958 . Utilities, Attitudes, Choices: A Review Note. Econometrica 26.1 : 1 -23. AT&T. 1989 . A History of Quality Control and Assurance...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 23–56.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Bevölkerung, der Staats-Einkünfte und der bewaffneten Macht . Leipzig: Gerhard Fleischer dem Jüngeren. ____. 1819 . A Map of the Statistical Relations of Europe Serving as a View and Comparison of the Extent of Surface,Population, and Other Public Revenue of All States of Europe . London: Engraved...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 86–110.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of Economic Thought 8.3. Forthcoming. Klein, Judy L. 1997 . Statistical Visions in Time: A History of Time Series Analysis, 1662-1938 . Cambridge:Cambridge University Press. Kurita, Keiko. 1989 . La penséeéconomique des ingénieurs des Ponts et Chaussées dans la période de l'industrialisation...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 59–84.
Published: 01 December 2020
... & Telegraph. I argue that distinct structural features of telephone engineering in general, and AT&T in particular, created overlaps between the practices of engineering and economics, and also opened space for Rorty to craft a broader vision for the “statistical control of business” through...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (4): 607–651.
Published: 01 November 1999
.... Quarterly Journal of Economics 36 : 545 -80. Ayres , L. 1927 . The Dilemma of the New Statistics. Journal of the American Statistical Association 22 : 1 -8. Bean , L. H. 1929 . The Farmer's Response to Price. Journal of Farm Economics 11 : 368 -85. Bence-Jones , H. 1900...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (4): 771–772.
Published: 01 November 1999
...Esther-Mirjam Sent Judy L. Klein. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. 366 pp. $64.95. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Book Reviews Statistical Visions in Time: A History of Time Series Analysis 1662-1938. By Judy L. Klein. Cambridge: Cambridge University...