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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (3): 579–580.
Published: 01 September 2004
...William J. Barber By W. W. Rostow. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003. xii; 454 pp.$60.00. 2004 Book Reviews Concept and Controversy: Sixty Years of Taking Ideas to Market. By W. W. Ros- tow. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003. xii; 454 pp. $60.00. The late Walt Rostow...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (4): 489–498.
Published: 01 November 1980
...S. M. Kanbur History of Political Economy 12:4 0 1980 by Duke University Press A note on risk taking, entrepreneurship, and Schumpeter S. M. Kanbur, Nuffield College, Oxford, and Clare College, Cambridge...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 158–186.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Verallgemeinerung des Brouwerschen Fixpunktsatzes.” In Ergebnisse eines Mathematischen Kolloquiums, edited by Karl Menger . Wendler Reinhard . 2013 . Das Modell zwischen Kunst und Wissenschaft . Munich : Wilhelm Fink Verlag . A Model to “Make Decisions and Take Actions”: Leif Johansen’s...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 191–223.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kyu Sang Lee This article takes one of the necessary, albeit rudimentary, steps toward coming to grips with the legitimation of laboratory experimentation in economics. To be specific, it aims to identify a subset of the nonexperimentalists in the economics profession who explicitly endorsed...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 863–894.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matheus Assaf; Pedro Garcia Duarte The present-day standard textbook narrative on the history of growth theory usually takes Robert Solow’s 1956 contribution as a key starting point, which was extended by David Cass and Tjalling Koopmans in 1965 by introducing an intertemporal maximization problem...
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History of Political Economy 37–73.
Published: 10 November 2021
...Sabiou M. Inoua; Vernon L. Smith Neoclassical price theory was founded on axioms of price-taking behavior and the law of one price in a market, axioms inconsistent with a theory of endogenous price discovery in markets. Classical economists including Adam Smith narrated a price discovery process...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 409–433.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Tony Aspromourgos This essay examines Keynes’s views on public debt, taking as its point of departure his 1943 confrontation with Abba Lerner on the issue. It also exhaustively considers the wider intellectual relationship between the two men, as well as Keynes’s other commentaries on public debt...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2016
... understanding of the methodological debates taking place during the early decades of the last century and to shed new light on the inherently pluralistic character of US interwar economics. The first section outlines Knight's methodological views as presented in his early works; the second section discusses...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Sebastian Edwards In this article I revisit the period leading to the abandonment of the gold standard by the US government in 1933, and I investigate whether there was a preconceived plan to take the country off gold. My conclusion is that in 1932, during the primary and presidential campaigns...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 198–225.
Published: 01 December 2016
... narrowing of modeling choices that would bind the rationality of the individual units would be best iterated through a process that takes into account the human factor. Interactions with experimental psychologists opened a door for economists to nonstandard modeling and an iterative, heuristic specification...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 316–331.
Published: 01 December 2016
... with different “strengths.” The strength of each response is directly related to its historical payoff probability, and responses compete in winner-take-all fashion. An “active” response occurs and is strengthened or weakened depending on its outcome. If it is sufficiently weakened, it will be supplanted...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 16–43.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of utility. Contemporary critics of rational choice theory take this naturalized image of the economic agent as its bogeyman, ignoring the social infrastructure that brought this agent, thinking as a merchant, into existence. The idea that we calculate captures a sociohistorical reality, rather than...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 239–273.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Bartley on the Turon goldfields, on which Coase based his claims of a deceitful and self-aggrandizing family, did not take place. Alfred did know where he was born and was happy to say so. Alfred’s grandfather, William, was not a forgotten business failure. Alfred’s father, also William, was neither...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 143–167.
Published: 01 December 2020
... states. Policy in this world therefore means tracing an optimal trajectory taking all these issues into account. To show this shift in epistemology and ontology, the history of economics is interwoven with the history of mathematics, which cannot be detangled from the emergence of the digital computer...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 240–263.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Andrej Svorenčík The aviation industry changed dramatically in the wake of the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978. My paper looks at an element of this transformation—the policy according to which take-off and landing slots were allocated at congested airports including a proposal to change...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 264–291.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of development economics theories involved learning in the field and developing new analyses and concepts out of this experience, not just taking ideas from other fields and applying them in a different context. During the 1950s the discipline prospered but, by the 1960s, it faced a crisis, for it came...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (2): 193–236.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., they have been among its leading opponents, Friedman turned to Werner Sombart’s controversial The Jews and Modern Capitalism . After summarizing and appraising Friedman’s conclusions, I take up the charges of two critics. Friedman, unsurprisingly, was attacked for his reliance on Sombart’s book. I...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 97–113.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Keith Tribe The British Colonial Office was responsible for the administration of all the various elements of the British Empire (except India) from 1854 until its final merger with the Foreign Office in the mid-1960s, but only in the 1940s did it begin to take an active interest in social...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 653–677.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Evelyn L. Forget Latin receded as the common language of the Republic of Letters as the eighteenth century unfolded, ushering in a new and expanded role for translation. However, international copyright legislation was nonexistent, which offered translators freedom to take liberties with the text...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 679–721.
Published: 01 November 2010
... with understanding the consumption practices of collective social units; and an insistence that economics take as its subject matter the evolution of economic institutions. Correspondence may be addressed to Charles Camic, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University, 1810 Chicago Avenue, 1st Floor...