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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 204–227.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Eglė Rindzevičiūtė This article explores the political effects of the development of systems analysis as a form of “infrastructural knowledge”—that is, as a form of knowledge concerned with infrastructure, and an infrastructure of knowledge—that contributed to internal dissensus among scientific...
History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (4): 521–542.
Published: 01 November 1982
... primarily to ideas per se and deals only secondarily with the crucial matter of the con- gruence of such ideas to historical reality. In Section 11, I examine several key concepts such as ‘property’ and ‘mode of production’ and sketch the type of causal analysis of economic system that Marx...
History of Political Economy (1973) 5 (1): 165–198.
Published: 01 March 1973
... interesting, related questions-the manner in which Marshall dealt with trade unions in his economic theory and economic analysis. This subject is considered in some detail in this article. Marshall’s sympathetic attitude to the working classes provides the starting point for a more detailed...
History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (2): 295–297.
Published: 01 June 1982
...William R. Waters Carl Dahlman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980, Pp. viii, 234. $27.50. Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 Book Reviews 295 The Open Field System and Beyond: A Property Rights Analysis of an Eco...
History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 187–212.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of such regulations. In the process, its efforts became linked with the legacy of systems analysis, leading to legal requirements for cost-benefit analysis of regulation and the expansion of executive-branch offices oriented toward economics—changes that opened doors to the future exchange of ideas between academe...
History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 105–130.
Published: 01 December 2010
... revolutions from two different traditions: the systems analysis perspective of the RAND Corporation and the rational choice analysis from the public choice school of Virginia. We situate their views with reference to explanations offered by other social scientists, especially modernization and relative...
History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 163–181.
Published: 01 March 2009
... is also cherished by mainstream economists who consider it to be a powerful defense of the maximization principle in the theory of the firm. Our examination of the early intellectual life of Alchian shows that it was his involvement in military systems analysis at the RAND Corporation that led him...
History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 168–190.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in military systems acquisition. He later extended insights about the shortcomings of information gathering as a market activity to his touchstone analysis of disparities of information between physician and patient as a crucial aspect of the economics of medical care. While it is difficult to trace...
History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 198–225.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in the training simulation facilities that had been recently vacated by psychologists working at the RAND Systems Research Laboratory. Economists at the LSL interwove their marginal cost-benefit analysis with the psychologists' focus on process, adaptation, and group behavior. Over a decade, economists...
History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (S1): 261–283.
Published: 01 December 1991
... Bernard . 1949 . Strategy as a Science . World Politics 1 ( July ): 467 – 88 . Digby James . 1989 . Operations Research and Systems Analysis at RAND, 1948–1967 . RAND N-2936-RC ( April ). Digby James . 1990 . Strategic Thought at RAND, 1948–1963 . RAND N-3096-RC ( June...
History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (3): 489–514.
Published: 01 September 2016
... as well as to the dynamic framework of the evolving capitalist system. He also carried out a farsighted analysis of credit and banking, which stresses Schumpeterian thought as part of a long tradition of credit views of money. As supporters of such a perspec- tive, we refer to Macleod, Thornton...
History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 587–595.
Published: 01 September 2018
... economics education syllabi examinations References Ackoff Russell L. 1989 . “ From Data to Wisdom .” Journal of Applied Systems Analysis 16 ( 1989 ): 3 – 9 . Mitchell Wesley Clair . 1967/1969 . Types of Economic Theory , 2 vols. edited by Dorfman Joseph . New York...
History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 111–150.
Published: 01 March 2016
... plans about how to act—are emergent properties of the structured array of neurons found in the human brain. Analogously, Hayek’s analysis of the market portrays the coordinative powers of the price mechanism as an emergent property of the social system that is formed when people’s (inter)actions...
History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 February 2020
... bibliometrics and network analysis to produce a classification system arising from the reference lists in all articles published in HOPE ’s regular issues (1–4): 1969–2018. Correspondence may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org . Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 History of Political...
History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 679–721.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., eds. 1992 . A Biographical Dictionary of Dissenting Economists . Aldershot: Edward Elgar. Ashley, W. J. 1899 . Review of Gustav Cohn, System der Nationalökonomie, vol. 3. Economic Journal 9 : 256 –60. Backhouse, Roger. 1985 . A History of Modern Economic Analysis . Oxford: Blackwell...
History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 667–707.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., 2010b, 135). Second, Grouchy’s translation seems in most instances to abide by the spirit of Smith’s analysis and properly renders his system of moral philoso- phy in its broad outlines. An example of this faithfulness is highlighted by Schattschneider (2003) and concerns the translation...
History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (2): 229–259.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the first program in advanced mathematical and statistical economics at the more local level of Cambridge and Harvard. Wilson offered two courses to economists, mathematical economics and mathematical statistics, in which he respectively taught Gibbs’s thermodynamics systems and numerical mathematics...
History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 193–210.
Published: 01 December 2018
... relatively simple to relatively complex measurement systems. This article charts these changes using both the oral interview histories and retrospective book accounts given by those involved with the United Nations Development Programme and offers an analysis of their “political economy of numbers...
History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 127–144.
Published: 01 December 2015
... mind as the defenders of very different visions of capitalism. In fact, however, they share at least one aspect in their analysis of capi- talist society that points to a common understanding of the potential for market failure. But because this shared aspect of their analytical systems lies...
History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 1989
...), Mill approved the possibility of the disuse of the relation of labor and capital and developed the method of comparative systems analysis for long-term policy. Presuming ideal states of societies, he discussed which system would work more efficiently in terms of his teleology. Thus we must ask...