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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (4): 774–775.
Published: 01 November 1999
... Subjectivist Theory of Interest: An Investigation into the History of Thought. By Ingo Pellengahr. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1996. 95 pp. $29.95. This concise monograph surveys a long line of theories of interest, from the early Austrians -Carl Menger and Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk- to modern work...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 481–510.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and measurable. Are the subjective aspects of the production decision reconcilable with the objective aspects of the policy decision in Coase's analysis? I shall argue that the framework he adopts is objectivist or subjectivist depending on the nature of the criticism he is leveling against standard theory...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (1): 119–150.
Published: 01 March 2015
... tradition. This perspective characterizes his main work, Saggi economici (1825–27), in which he expounded a systematic view of economic theory and synthesized, within the framework of deductive methodology, a typical subjectivist theory of value, drawn from Condillac, with the new Ricardian theory...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 1990
... the future, his subjectivist analysis has to make room for potentially erroneous decisions and disappointed expectations. Such an unorthodox approach has two particularly crucial consequences for economic theory. The first forces economists to deal with situations of disequi- librium...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (S1): 3–14.
Published: 01 December 1990
... which would deal with three episodes in the development of subjectivist eco- nomics. That vision was laid out in the general invitation which was sent to each of the participants. The invitation read as follows: Participants at the conference are asked to consider one of three episodes...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (4): 601–616.
Published: 01 November 1986
... distinctive forms: “the marginal utility revolution in England and America, the subjectivist revolution in Austria, and the general equilibrium revolu- tion in Switzerland and Italy.”4 To treat the three approaches as one would be to gloss over important differences, obscuring...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (S1): 189–212.
Published: 01 December 1990
... are from Menger, Principles ofeconomics (New York and London: New York University Press, 1981), 53-54; Hayek, The counter-revolution of science (lndi- 189 190 Jeremy Shearmur of discontinuity. Menger was in many ways a subjectivist. But his account of goods relates them back to human needs and ultimately...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (3): 476–480.
Published: 01 September 1984
... of the subjectivist Book Reviews 479 approach” (Littlechild, p. 91). Thus many valuable elements in Austrian econom- ics are cultivated in mainstream economics, and vice versa. There is a major difference between the two traditions, however. It resides...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (S1): 133–154.
Published: 01 December 1990
... 1973, 232). This essay considers Menger's judgment as it applies to the treatment of the time element in the structure of capital. It is argued that the subsequent development of capital theory along formalistic lines (e.g., by Wicksell) rather than along subjectivist lines (e.g., by Mises) provides...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 March 1990
... subjectivist analysis has to make room for potentially erroneous decisions and disappointed expectations. Such an unorthodox approach has two particularly crucial consequences for economic theory. The first forces economists to deal with situations of disequi- librium, for, in such unreliable contexts...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (2): 327–359.
Published: 01 June 1997
... believe the attempt to integrate the subjectivist ideas of Keynes and Hayek entails difficulties not widely recognized. These difficulties help to explain why Keynes and Hayek were rivals on more than just policy in the 1930s. The difficulties concern the differences in the philo- sophical...
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History of Political Economy (1983) 15 (2): 297–299.
Published: 01 June 1983
..., by pointing out some of the internal inconsistencies of the subjectivist/marginalist approach, has dealt a ‘mortal’ blow to that approach. It is a sign of the weakness of this epistemological conception that, of course, the subjectivist approach is alive and kicking.) Although I thus find...
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History of Political Economy (1983) 15 (2): 299–302.
Published: 01 June 1983
..., by pointing out some of the internal inconsistencies of the subjectivist/marginalist approach, has dealt a ‘mortal’ blow to that approach. It is a sign of the weakness of this epistemological conception that, of course, the subjectivist approach is alive and kicking.) Although I thus find...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 1990
... way, the “mechanomorphist” tendency in economics; through an analysis of the role of metaphors in economics, the “subjectivist domain” explored by subjectivist economics (245) is contrasted with the “thought do- main of mechanics.” True, very few of these papers are critical...
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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (2): 329–331.
Published: 01 June 1988
... that “On a few points, some Austrian economists may not have been subjective enough,” but “Far more common is the lapse into overstating the subjectivist position so badly as to risk discrediting it” (p. 21). Yeager says “For two reasons I know that the ultrasubjectivists do not really believe all they say...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (3): 363–379.
Published: 01 September 1984
.... Nozick , Robert 1977 . ‘On Austrian methodology.’ Synthese , p. 353 -92. O'Driscoll , Gerald , and Mario Rizzo 1984 . Knowledge and time: foundations of Austrian-subjectivist economics . Oxford. Robbins , Lionel 1935 . An essay on the nature and significance of economic science...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (2): 315–344.
Published: 01 June 2001
... often been, and still is, misunderstood, perhaps also be- cause of his use of classical terms, terms that may have obscured the novelty and the power of his subjectivist approach. He does specify his own meaning for those terms, meanings that oppose the prevailing ones, but this may leave...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (3): 501–504.
Published: 01 September 1978
... with the use of the opportunity-cost paradigm. In Buchansn’s opinion “their interests were too pedestrian,” for they never fully attempted to develop a “full-blown subjectivist grand de- sign” of cost theory. Regardless of this point, the London economists have had an impact upon the neo...
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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (4): 513–541.
Published: 01 November 1988
... this task, when he applied subjectivism beyond its usual realm (the valuations of agents) to the question of expectations formation. In this sense, Lachmann views both Keynes and his follower, G. L. S. Shackle, as more through- going subjectivists than either Mises or Hayek. See Lachman (1976...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (S1): 31–68.
Published: 01 December 1990
... Rau's time on-and is thus an invention neither of Menger nor of Wieser, as Wieser himself liked to believe. But were not the fundamental concepts of the Austrians much more subjectivist than the concepts of the economists preceding them? Was it not their contention that "all goods are only goods...