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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (1): 71.
Published: 01 February 2019
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 114–136.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Susan Howson It is hard to think of a more committed public intellectual in Britain in the twentieth century than Lionel Robbins—except, of course, John Maynard Keynes. For six decades Robbins engaged in public debate on economic policy issues in lectures and talks, contributions to newspapers...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 1–55.
Published: 01 March 2009
... “solutions feasibility,” the use of a quadratic loss function to characterize the behavior of central banks also inaugurated an objective way of talking about optimality. In this respect, the tool stabilized the discourse on optimal monetary policy. Correspondence may be addressed to Pedro Garcia Duarte...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (Suppl_1): 12–24.
Published: 01 December 2004
...] will agree with me on this, and I will explain in some detail when I talk about my education. Our Keynesian credentials, if we wanted to claim them, were as good as could be ob- tained in any graduate school in the country in 1963. I thought when I was trying to prepare some notes for this talk...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 635–655.
Published: 01 December 2016
... topics. Wald presented his results on “an axiomatization of the concept of metric betweenness” (Axiomatik des metrischen Zwischenbegriffes) in May 1930 (Menger 1998, 135). This was just months after John von Neu- mann, then Privatdozent in Berlin, gave his first talk to the colloquium in January...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 35–43.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Edwin Burmeister Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Editors' note: Transcript of Edwin Burmeister's after-dinner talk at the HOPE conference, “Robert Solow and the Development of Growth Economics,” delivered on 25 April 2008, with Robert Solow as the guest of honor. Refl...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (Suppl_1): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2007
... what Steed- man calls an “economic vision” of themselves as persons? And were eco- nomic forces involved in constructing those models of self and story? I should make clear that I mean nothing mysterious in this talk of models. Despite our illusions of autonomy and self-determination—“I write my...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (2): 313–345.
Published: 01 April 2021
... . Friedman Milton . 1977c . “ Commencement Talk .” Address to Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Collected Works of Milton Friedman Project records. miltonfriedman.hoover.org/objects/57096/commencement-talk?ctx=655dd7a6-00b2-4c06-87224f86e83a8e5b&idx=0RecordNumber2016c21.1094 . Accessed February 1...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 317–337.
Published: 01 June 2011
... this beautiful mental experiment that he introduces to enable you to see more clearly what he’s talk- ing about when he speaks of the impartial spectator; but his discussion also has implications for how we might try to interpret the game-theoretic concept of a single-play game. “Were it pos- sible...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (2): 336–340.
Published: 01 June 2003
... are based on empirical evidence,and in discussing the limits of that empirical work? Yes,definitely,it has often done a bad job. But it is trying,and a consideration of the best of those attempts should,in my view,be part of a consideration of economics as religion. I,like most people I talk to,am...
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History of Political Economy (1971) 3 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 1971
... brother and I were invited to a meal (lunch or dinner) at Balliol Croft, the home of Alfred and Mary Marshall. On such occasions Aunt Mary used to say: “Now you boys, you must talk as much its possible, it’s very bad for your uncle if he talks during the meal as it gives him indigestion...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (Suppl_1): 309–316.
Published: 01 December 2002
... of sounding like a cultural icon I will not name, you are only as powerless as you choose to let others make you feel. Perhaps some of your angst is due to your socialization as economists. The “powerlessness” of the representative agent that we talk so much about in microeconomic theory is not very...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2017
... : Macmillan . ———. 1933b . “An Open Letter to President Roosevelt.” New York Times , December 31 . Leith-Ross F. 1968 . Money Talks: Fifty Years of International Finance: The Autobiography of Sir Frederick Leith-Ross . London : Hutchinson . Lindley E. K. 1931 . Franklin D...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (4): 661–668.
Published: 01 November 1986
.... 363), “Prax- eology is the dominant methodological approach in contemporary Austrian economics.” He then goes on to talk about praxeology as a-homogeneous doctrine. Does Caldwell mean that praxeology includes only the aspects of methodology which all Austrians can accept? So it would seem...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (Suppl_1): 172–192.
Published: 01 December 2007
... as many as three or four times per quarter. Presenters had fifteen minutes to talk about their successes, forty-five minutes to talk about their problems, and then the workshop group spent an additional hour trying to solve the problems. The other unique ele- ment of Harberger’s model...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 166–190.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of Philadelphia. In that talk, he acknowledged that monetary discipline was necessary to get inflation under control, but he cautioned that in imposing monetary discipline the Fed needed to avoid creating a serious recession. He also noted that the Fed had chosen a partially accommodative policy stance...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (4): 781–785.
Published: 01 November 1995
... comprehensive meaning than mere “religious practice.” That perspective favors, as al-Ghazali emphasizes, sacred pursuits, along with the secular, including economic activities (though constrained by the Scriptures, as even with the moralist Adam Smith’s reference to “Providence” when talking...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (4): 679–684.
Published: 01 November 2003
... Anglo-American talks, had been made by Mr. Robert H. Brand, the U.K. Treasury representative in Washington, writing at length to Keynes (Keynes 1979, 319–23). Puzzlingly, Skidelsky is silent on Keynes’s equally reasoned and cogent rejection, although in printed form it immediately follows Brand’s...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (4): 991–998.
Published: 01 November 2000
... turned away from its vocation to collect “useful psychological data” toward an emphasis on endless institutional variability, about which there existed no possibility of generalization. By the time we reached the postwar era, a particularizing anthropol- ogy could only talk about “authenticity...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 813–826.
Published: 01 October 2020
... an account on his own. Bob, on the other hand, did have mechanical sense was even a handyman but was wary of the lifestyle that technology created. They liked to have lunch together and did so as often as they could. Bob was periodically away so when they could get together it was a treat. They did talk...