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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 145–174.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Stephen Meardon How TRIPs Got Legs: Copyright, Trade Policy, and the Role of Government in Nineteenth-Century American Economic Thought Stephen Meardon The cause of free trade was advanced successfully in Britain to achieve the repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846, the removal of other...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (4): 712–715.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Douglas A. Irwin Rethinking Trade and Commercial Policy Theories: Development Perspectives . By Ho P. Sai-wing . Cheltenham : Edward Elgar , 2010 . 406 pp. Cloth $160.00 . Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Book Reviews Individuals and Identity in Economics...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (4): 703–729.
Published: 01 August 2019
... trade. In this connection, the paper investigates Genovesi’s idea that the maintenance of a country’s “trading fund” should be the fundamental objective for its internal and external trade policies. These policies, according to Genovesi, should be consistent with the context of the body politic under...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (1): 151–184.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Neri Salvadori; Rodolfo Signorino This article proposes a rational reconstruction of the arguments of Malthus and Ricardo in their 1815 essays, Grounds of an Opinion and An Essay on Profits , whereby a policy of free corn trade was repudiated and endorsed, respectively. Malthus envisaged defense...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2015
...: Power and Plenty through the Lens of Strategic Trade Policy.” In Eli Heckscher, International Trade, and Economic History , edited by Findley Ronald Henriksson Rolf G. H. Lindgren Håkan Lundahl Mats , 247 – 69 . Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press . Kirk Thomas Allison . 2005...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (1): 113–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
... was the controversy concerning the legal protection for British agriculture (Semmel 1970, ch. 3). From the perspective of international corn trade policy, it is possible to identify three stages within the neophysiocratic debates. The first phase, at the turn of the nineteenth century, concerned the proposal...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (1): 133–162.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of flexible rates culminating in Friedman's 1953 classic. Graham's antipathy toward the Bretton Woods plans for exchange rates mirrored that of the Chicagoans. He advanced a liberal policy agenda including flexible exchange rates, capital mobility, rule-based independent monetary policies, and free trade...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 23–48.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in Lancashire textile mills. Hewins saw a relative decline in British exports under current trade policy. The result: laissez-faire would soon sink the United Kingdom to what he called “the rank of a fifth-rate Power” (An Economist, Times, July 10, 1903). Iron and steel were obviously indispens- able...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (3): 571–573.
Published: 01 September 2003
... also teaches that under most circumstances a tariff can generate a given amount of protection for domestic industry at a lower overall cost than other trade policy measures such as voluntary export restraints. Given that these results are fixtures in most international economics classes, it may seem...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (3): 570–571.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... But the size of the optimal tariff is normally estimated to be small. Moreover, theory also teaches that under most circumstances a tariff can generate a given amount of protection for domestic industry at a lower overall cost than other trade policy measures such as voluntary export restraints. Given...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 253–276.
Published: 01 December 2019
... examine economists’ ideas about structural adjustment across socialist eras—from 1920s Weimar Germany and the Soviet Union to midcentury socialist Yugoslavia and the post-1964 UN Conference on Trade and Development—and explore the origins of what we know today as structural adjustment policies...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 168–188.
Published: 01 December 2008
... with William Wilberforce to assemble the “Clapham sect.” This group of evangelical Christians pressed the cause of Christ in all manner of venues, most prominently in seeking to end the slave trade and in working to repatriate freed slaves to Africa. Thornton served on numerous committees working...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (3): 493–496.
Published: 01 September 1985
... would be en- gaged in national suicide to follow the advice of the free traders. Of special interest in The national system are chapters 21 through 26, which constitute a short-hand manual for the conduct of trade policy. List guides his audience through the distinction between prohibitions...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (3): 491–493.
Published: 01 September 1985
.... Nearly all British economists agreed on both the theory and practice of free trade. Moreover, the discussion over colonial policy associated with E. G. Wakefield was all but ignored during the period of Victorian prosperity and the defeat of the Malthusian fear of a surplus population...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 631–666.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Rosario Patalano In the 1750s, in the Italian states, the theme of monetary stability came to the center of public interest. In the Kingdom of Naples, particularly, the independence achieved under Charles of Bourbon stimulated many reform programs for the development and protection of foreign trade...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (4): 619–641.
Published: 01 November 2012
... policy under Pombal reveals a substantial divergence in both its intentionality and its effectiveness. The main themes (monetary flows, balance of trade, manufacturing system, colonial pact, etc.) are usually described either as a series of single actions performed without any systematization...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 551–569.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., which became a priority goal of Joseph II’s reforms. Finally, Cameralism was the backbone of policies in finances, taxation, and trade regulations though more openminded toward rising economic ideas. Cameralism in the Habsburg Monarchy and Hungary Antal Szántay 1. Cameralism and Staatswissenschaften...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 265–280.
Published: 01 June 2014
... is promoted by free trade, which epitomizes the positive role of conflict and maintains each social system open, while at the same time remaining positively embedded in local ways of life, tacit traditions anchored to historical and territorial specificity. In this perspective Cattaneo analyzes economic...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 935–955.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of economic thought have extensively investigated the dis- agreement between Malthus and Ricardo over corn trade policy. Our intended contribution to existing literature may be summarized as fol- lows. First, we claim that the weak point of Malthus s chain of reasoning lies in his inability to provide...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 78–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... on the Incidence of the Corporate Income Tax .” Journal of Political Economy 75 ( 6 ): 811 – 21 . Dixon Peter B. 2006 . “ Evidence-Based Trade Policy Decision Making in Australia and the Development of Computable General Equilibrium Modelling .” Working paper, Center of Policy Studies , Monash...