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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (3): 373–421.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Philippe Fontaine This article surveys histories of recent economics told mainly from the perspective of outsiders to the discipline. As we see, the work of historians of science, intellectual historians and sociologists who write on the history of recent economics prompts different questions...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (Supplement): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 1998
... To Be an Economist The Transformation of U.S. Economics, 1920–1960, Viewed through a Survey of Journal Articles Roger E. Backhouse The Transformation of U.S. Economics In the 1920s and 1930s, U.S. economics was pluralistic in the sense that no one approach dominated the profession. Classical economists...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 182–184.
Published: 01 March 1990
..., the book contains much of interest and a lot of information about a topic which so far has been treated inadequately in the literature. However, the book is a collection of fragments rather than a balanced survey of the history of econometrics, and the author puts forward a number of problem...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (3): 753–755.
Published: 01 September 1992
...Martin Bronfenbrenner Anthony Brewer. London and New York: Routledge, 1990. xi, 300 pp. Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 Book Reviews Mamist Theories of Imperialism, a Critical Survey, 2d ed. By Anthony Brewer. London and New York: Routledge, 1990. xi, 300 pp...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (Suppl_1): 137–147.
Published: 01 December 2002
... el siglo XX . Madrid: Editora Nacional. The History of Economic Thought in Spain and Portugal: A Brief Survey José Luís Cardoso In December 1999, the Iberian Association of the History of Economic Thought was created in Barcelona. The basic objective of its founding members (thirty...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 805–826.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Marcel Boumans This survey is a witness report of what is happening in the community of historians of econometrics. This survey is a follow-up of an earlier survey which investigated who was active in the history of econometrics. The conclusion of the earlier survey was that interest in the history...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 563–570.
Published: 01 September 2018
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 46–70.
Published: 01 December 2012
... dokhod Zapadno-Evropeiskikh stran . Moscow : GosIzdat . Seneta E. 1985 . “ A Sketch of the History of Survey Sampling in Russia .” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society 148 ( 2 ): 118 – 25 . Sheynin Oscar . 1996 . “ Mendeleev and the Mathematical Treatment of Observations...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 160–182.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Thomas A. Stapleford This essay examines the evolution of data-collection practices in American expenditure surveys over much of the twentieth century. Economists conducting expenditure surveys faced one fundamental concern: their success hinged on the cooperation of interviewees (typically...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 57–85.
Published: 01 December 2001
... -65. Biddle, Jeff. 1999 . Statistical Economics, 1900-1950. HOPE 31.4 : 607 -51. Booth, Charles. 1902-3 . Life and Labour of the People in London . London: Macmillan. Bulmer, Martin. 1991 . The Decline of the Social Survey Movement and the Rise of American Empirical Sociology...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 361–362.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 HOPE Surveys of Recent Scholarship in the History of Economics When the first issue of History of Political Economy appeared in 1969, historians of economics were not much separated by their topics of spe- cialization. In contrast...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 71–89.
Published: 01 December 2012
... inquiry of French economy and society. Our claim is that this program of observation was for Quesnay and the physiocrats no less important than their theoretical investigation. The results of the surveys and agricultural accounts they produced were integrated in some of the physiocrats’ main theoretical...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 137–159.
Published: 01 December 2012
...José M. Edwards Although involved in projects of influential institutions like the Cowles Commission, the NBER, and the Michigan Survey Research Center, George Katona, the “pioneer student and chief collector of consumer anticipations data” (Tobin 1959, 1), is virtually absent from accounts...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 166–187.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Robert W. Dimand Best known as a Keynesian macroeconomist and monetary theorist, James Tobin was also actively engaged in empirical economics from his doctoral dissertation onward. His innovative combination of time-series data with household budget surveys in his 1947 dissertation and 1950 food...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 185–205.
Published: 01 December 2012
... guidance. Labor economists had, of necessity, to become field observers. Three examples are examined. The first is the work of John Fitch, The Steel Workers (1910), done as a part of the Pittsburgh Survey. Fitch’s book on the steelworkers included his own observations of steel mills, interviews...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 155–179.
Published: 01 December 2019
... SOFE were used experimentally, and indeed partially applied in plan implementations. The last act of SOFE came with the incorporation of many of its ideas in the final Soviet reform—Mikhail Gorbachev’s perestroika. I survey the evolution of the SOFE research program and its policy recommendations...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., this survey analyzes a series of elements within the HOPE literature set, and those related to the broader historiography of economics (i.e., including not only publications, but also conferences, workshops, the development of institutions, and several reactions to this research project). It uses...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 435–454.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Giacomo Gabbuti The Italian contribution to the emergence of modern inequality measurement has been, so far, mainly discussed from a methodological standpoint, or has focused on Vilfredo Pareto’s theoretical contribution. This article offers a first survey of the Italian empirical literature...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 373–414.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of measurement in disciplines that bear some relation to utility theory. The review illustrates that in the years 1870-1910, the period in which Jevons, Menger, and Walras were active, the classical understanding of measurement dominated not only utility theory but also all other disciplines surveyed...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 311–343.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Simon J. Cook Developments internal to the study of history have played a significant if overlooked role in the changing status of history within political economy. This article illustrates that claim by way of a survey of the place of history in the writings of Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and Alfred...