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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (4): 843–854.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... ____.  1968 . Mathematical Exposition of Some Doctrines of Political Economy—Second Memoir. In On the Mathematical Exposition of Some Doctrines of Political Economy . Farnborough: Gregg. The Technique of Comparative-Static Analysis in Whewell’s “Mathematical Exposition” Jinbang Kim...
History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 133–164.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Joel Isaac This essay explores a form of reflexivity peculiar to the postwar social sciences. The mobilization of science in the United States during World War II released across the social sciences a wave of new research tools: mathematical models and calculation techniques ranging from game...
History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (1): 48–75.
Published: 01 March 1974
... School of Economics and Social Studies , March 1969 . The evolution of Marxist attitudes toward marginalist techniques Jacob S. Dreyer It is not particularly relevant to the following argument, whether the spread and acceptance of the marginal theories in the last third...
History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 593–634.
Published: 01 December 2016
... relationships to differences in ideas between individuals and groups, this technique complements the qualitative techniques that are traditionally used to analyze communities in the history of economic thought. It is argued that the nature of this intellectual community meant that scholars could easily move...
History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 46–70.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Vincent Barnett This article provides a case study of the development of observational methodology and techniques in a non-Western country. It does so by first considering various institutions of observation that existed in Russia across the nineteenth century, such as government statistical...
History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2017
... preserve the value of the regulated business. This article builds on Siegel (1984) to argue that, by selecting, as in Smyth v. Ames (1898), reproduction cost as the correct technique to calculate the value of a railway, the US Supreme Court retained its allegiance to the fundamental tenets of classical...
History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 499–517.
Published: 01 June 2020
...” as a neglected social ill, but rather, “produced” to allow for new techniques of social intervention. The theoretical discovery of the “poverty” issue then, was marked by the slow constitution of a new political subject known as the “poor,” whose categorization and conceptualization would stand in stark...
History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (4): 709–740.
Published: 01 August 2020
... allowed both intra and interpersonal comparisons, thus justifying the use of mathematical techniques to answer welfare issues. Edgeworth found inspiration in a similar quest, the invention of temperature, which had permitted the transformation of a feeling, “coldness,” into a physical quantity...
History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 221–244.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Daniel Breslau The article traces the development of “spot pricing” for electrical power, which has provided the technique for calculating electricity prices in wholesale markets in most of the United States, and is rapidly becoming the standard in many other countries. The model was first...
History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 653–677.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to contribute to the scientific conversation in their own right as they commented on the original texts and made significant and often unacknowledged adjustments to the texts. They invariably appealed to a broader audience than did the original authors, and they used the same tools and techniques as did...
History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (3): 437–450.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and the Theory of Capital” started the controversy. An abbreviated version, published in the second volume of her Collected Economic Papers , made clear that her critique came in two parts. The “constructive” part drew attention to the phenomena of reverse capital deepening and re-switching of techniques...
History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 158–186.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of the kind of knowledge these models brought about; and (2) with the ways in which these models shaped the practices, objects, and the very notion of macroeconomic planning. The concepts of bricolage and infrastructure help to account for the continuous reciprocal shaping of mathematical techniques...
History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (3): 579–599.
Published: 01 June 2019
... factors, with the residual serving as a measure of total factor productivity growth. His method and results were met equally with praise and criticism. The interrogations around the residual gave rise to an abundant literature from the late 1950s which made it possible to improve the technique...
History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the nexus between the development of specific techniques and approaches and the implementation of policies. Correspondence may be addressed to Michele Alacevich: firstname.lastname@example.org ; and Mauro Boianovsky: email@example.com . Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 This content...
History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 166–187.
Published: 01 December 2011
... demand study, and his 1955 and 1958 papers on limited dependent variables (Tobit estimation), were contributions to econometrics, not just the use of existing techniques by an applied economist. The present essay examines Tobin's involvement with econometrics from his student days “teaching myself...
History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 309–328.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Thomas A. Stapleford Prior to the 1960s most American economists rejected hedonic techniques as a solution to the problem of quality change in price indexes. I argue that behind that judgment lay a deeper conceptual divide over how best to define and assess product quality: through expert testing...
History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 160–182.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., as new approaches led the BLS to adopt previously rejected techniques and to abandon other strategies that were formerly of central importance. In charting this history, the essay reveals the many challenges and complexity of gathering a seemingly straightforward form of economic data. Copyright 2012...
History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 229–251.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., Solow’s design became a medium of “spreading the technique” and one of the symbols for neoclassical macroeconomics that soon became associated with MIT. Correspondence may be addressed to Verena Halsmayer, DK The Sciences in Context, Maria-Theresien-Straße 3/27, 1090 Vienna, Austria; e-mail...
History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 77–98.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of large-scale production techniques, methods of corporate finance, and salesmanship. Institutionalists do not use the terminology of market failure, and neither do they use the competitive model as a standard, as a way of judging departures from an ideal, but in the many references to the need for new...
History of Political Economy 259–292.
Published: 26 August 2021
... , which gathered a decade of works since 1932, I show how it offered an original answer to the inferential problem of the parameters’ statistical determination. Between what Jan Tinbergen called, in the same period, the “historical method,” based on regression techniques applied to time series...