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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 425–481.
Published: 01 September 2018
... that macroeconomists' models and practices can adequately be understood as a series of battles between schools of thought. Our purpose, in this article, is to tell the story of another set of researchers, “sunspot” theorists. Drawing on archives, interviews and bibliometric evidence, we explain why this loose...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 252–276.
Published: 01 December 2001
... the sunspot re- search to emphasize the breadth of Jevons’s interests as well as the links between Jevons, the bankers, and the meteorologists. 266 Sandra J. Peart the Manchester Statistical Society. Jevons entered the debates by insist- ing that the fluctuations in what Mills called “commercial moods...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (4): 723–752.
Published: 01 November 1999
... , Arthur 1906 . On the Periodicities of Sunspots. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 206A : 69 -100. Stigler , George J. 1962 . Henry L. Moore and Statistical Economics. Econometrica 30 . 1 : 1 -21. Wright , Philip G. 1922 . Moore's Work in Cycles: A Review...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (3): 588–594.
Published: 01 September 2003
... that will constitute the second and concluding set of this work. Many of the usualsuspects are here, however: John Stuart Millon the credit cy- cle, Jevons on sunspots, Kitchin on short-term fluctuations, Kuznets on long waves, Fisher on money and debt deflation, Hawtrey on money, Pigou on psychological factors...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 292–294.
Published: 01 December 2017
... has worked on the history of economics at MIT, the history of sunspots, and the history of the JEL codes. She is now focusing on the history of applied economics in the recent decades and on the status of women in the discipline. Paul Erickson is associate professor of history, science...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 375–378.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., wrote, pub- licized, denied, and popularized after World War II. This includes, among others, looking at specific communities (MIT, Chicago), figures (Marschak, Friedman, Myrdal), and themes (sunspots, large macromodels, economic classifications, urban economics, public economics, and social...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (4): 568.
Published: 01 November 1975
...). Or, of Jevons: “It is strange that those who ridicule his ‘sunspot’ theory do not ridicule his value theory, for they are twins, the offspring of the same intellectual outlook” (p. 126). More serious is the author’s strongly demarcated division of economics into mathematical...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (3): 579–599.
Published: 01 June 2019
... . “ The Indeterminate Fate of Sunspots in Economics ”. History of Political Economy 50 ( 3 ): 425 – 81 . Cogley Timothy Nason James M. 1995 . “ Output Dynamics in Real-Business-Cycle Models ”. American Economic Review 85 ( 3 ): 492 – 511 . Cooper Russell John Andrew 1988...
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History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (2): 341–345.
Published: 01 June 1994
... detail and discussion of minor individuals and themes. For example, almost a whole chapter is devoted to three characters: the minor agricultural analyst, J. H. Kelly (who is given two pages); the sunspot analyst, H. I. Jensen (four pages-more than Swan’s three, Salter’s three, and about the same...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (1): 137–168.
Published: 01 March 1999
.... M. I. Spektator argued that analysis such as Kondratiev’s was designed to lull the masses into thinking that capitalism would never end and that hopes of worldwide revolution were futile: Just as political economy at the dawn of its development endeav- oured to link crisis with sunspots...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 1974
... of Hidden Periodicities with Application to a Supposed 26–Day Period of Meteorological Phenomena.” Terrestrial Magnetism and Atmospheric Electricity 3 ( 1898 ): 13 -41. Schuster , Sir Arthur . “On the Periodicities of Sunspots.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society , ser. A 206 (Nov...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (2): 159–186.
Published: 01 June 1985
... also contended, quite rightly, that Jevons’s sunspot thesis was based on “decidedly flimsy” evidence (ibid. 126; but see Keynes 1936a, 7:329-32). With the perspective of time it can be seen that Keynes was accurate in his judgment that Jevons changed the method of economic studies...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 513–536.
Published: 01 September 2011
... . Benhabib J. Farmer R. E. A. . 1999 . Indeterminacy and Sunspots in Macroeconomics . In vol. 1A of Handbook of Macroeconomics , edited by Taylor J. B. Woodford M. , 387 – 448 . Amsterdam : Elsevier . Besomi D. 1998 . Roy Harrod and the Oxford Economists’ Research Group’s...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (3): 419–444.
Published: 01 September 2009
...: The Production of the Marginalist Economic Agent. In Natural Images in Economics: “Markets Read in Tooth and Claw ,” edited by Philip Mirowski. New York: Cambridge University Press. ———. 2003 . Some Difficulties with Sunspots and Mr. Macleod: Adding to the Bibliography of W. S. Jevons. History of Economics...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 191–217.
Published: 01 December 2020
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History of Political Economy (1970) 2 (2): 246–262.
Published: 01 June 1970
... at all on the shares of each social class in the national income. ’ ’3 Tugan dismisses other theories rapidly and effectively. Harvest variations do not, as a statistical fact, explain crises. Jevons and his sunspots get short shrift. Nor can stock-exchange speculati,on be any- thing...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (Supplement): 95–112.
Published: 01 December 1992
... models of the real world exist, reality being determined, in part, by the different subjective models that people use. A sunspot model might even be closer to the type of analysis he might have envisioned. Hence, while in some sense the theory of rational expectation equilibrium would have been...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (suppl_1): 131–156.
Published: 01 January 1993
... explained by external cyclic phenomena, like sunspots, and not by the mechanism of society itself. With a numerical example Tinbergen demonstrated how a delayed adaptation of supply to the price gener­ ates fluctuations about equilibrium. This example could be extended by taking...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (3): 385–436.
Published: 01 September 2003
... . London: Kegan Paul, Trench&Co. Gide, C. 1909 . Cours d'économie politique . Paris: Sirey. Hagemann, H. 1990 . Neisser's “The Wage Rate and Employment in Market Equilibrium”: An Introduction. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics 1.1 : 133 -39. Harris, J. 1996 . From Sunspots...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 March 1987
.... officier de liaison intcllectuel: in Research in the hismi-v of economic rhofcRhr nttd merhodolop, vol. I (Greenwich. Conn., 1983). 26. c' id. 27. Grace M. Jafft's nutnb;ography Yeurs of Grrice (Sunspot. N.M..1978). 113. 144 quite insipid. The real reason for Ilr. Ely's opinion...