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History of Political Economy (1969) 1 (2): 217–230.
Published: 01 June 1969
...George J. Stigler Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 Does Economics Have a Useful Past? George J. Stigler THEDIVIDING LINE or zone between past and present economics is a matter of intention more than of time. If we go back to Marshall’s...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (suppl_1): 69–82.
Published: 01 January 1993
...), and Philosophy, Rhetoric, and the End of Knowledge (1993). Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 A Method to Mirowski’s Mad Use of Metaphor Steve Fuller The attraction of Mirowski’s More Heat than Light (1989a) to a phi­ losopher such as myself, a “social epistemologist...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (suppl_1): 122–142.
Published: 01 January 1997
... and the Law: From Posner to Post Modernism. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 The Trial of Homo Economicus: What Law and Economics Tells Us about the Development of Economic Imperialism Steven G. Medema Economic analysis in the last third of the twentieth century has been...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 563–570.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Dorian Jullien This article aims to characterize the practices of historians of economics regarding the use of interviews, i.e., either the use of someone else's interviews as sources or the use of interviews conducted by the historian for her or his work. Correspondence may be addressed...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (3): 493–497.
Published: 01 September 1993
... uses was developed in Chipman 1978. The earlier essay is a mas- terful treatment of the elasticity approach to balance-of-payments ad- justment problems, which clears up a number of important misunderstandings by showing how earlier contributions fit into a gen- eralized analysis of how...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (3): 336–371.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Shalom Groll Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 History ofPolitica1Economy 12:3 @ 1980 by Duke University Press The active role of ‘use value’ in Marx’s economic analysis Shalom GroZZ...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 257–271.
Published: 01 June 2011
... . Economics or Ethics? In vol. 2 of Tanner Lectures on Human Values , edited by McMurrin S. . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Keynote Address Uses and Abuses of Adam Smith Amartya Sen    1 When Adam Smith died in Edinburgh in July 1790, the reputation of the Scottish...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 363–368.
Published: 01 June 2011
... help. Correspondence may be addressed to Louis Uchitelle via the New York Times website ( www.nytimes.com ). Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Main Presentation The Uses and Misuses of Economics in Daily Journalism Louis Uchitelle Many reporters deal with economics...
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History of Political Economy 53–80.
Published: 26 August 2021
... of the inferential measures derived from probability theory that later came to be central to the idea of statistical inference in economics. This approach is illustrated by the practices of economists of the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the US Department of Agriculture, who regularly analyzed statistical samples...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Kenneth Button This article is concerned with the foresights that Alfred Kahn had when he led the deregulation of the US passenger airline industry, and in particular with the role the ideas in his Economics of Regulation played in his actions. Kahn was a reluctant deregulator of the US interstate...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 35–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Fritz Söllner Robinson Crusoe stories were and are extensively used in neoclassical economics. The behavior of neoclassical Robinson Crusoe, however, is at odds both with that of Defoe's hero, the original Robinson Crusoe, and that of real-world castaways. Only the early neoclassicals can...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (1): 103–129.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Doctrines, 1870-1929 . Oxford: Clarendon Press. Jäggi, Stefan. 1992 . Die Preistheorie von Auspitz und Lieben . Bern: Haupt. Lenfant, Jean-Sébastien. 2000 . The Discreet Charm of Substitutability: On Rudolf Auspitz and Richard Lieben's Uses of Substitutes and Complements in Consumption...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (3): 342–365.
Published: 01 September 1982
... 0 1982 by Duke University Press Marx on the use of history in the analysis of capitalism Richard Nordahl Everyone knows that Marx has an ‘historical approach’. But there is con- fusion regarding the nature of that approach. How does Marx use ‘history’ to help understand...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (Suppl_1): 337–360.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Peter J. Boettke The Use and Abuse of the History of Economic Thought within the Austrian School of Economics Peter J. Boettke Nobody should believe that he will find in Smith’s Wealth of Nations information about present-day economics or about present-day...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 27–45.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of the twentieth century. We show that aggregating heterogeneous pieces of observation is necessary— even though it might seem paradoxical—and it requires the statistician be a very cunning observer. Cunning Observation: US Agricultural Statistics in the Time of Laissez-Faire Emmanuel Didier When...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 160–182.
Published: 01 December 2012
... housewives) and the reliability of their testimony. Investigators recognized that both dependencies posed serious problems, and they struggled to devise effective solutions. I argue that over the course of the twentieth century, the methodology of US expenditure surveys evolved in a nonteleological way...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 185–205.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Malcolm Rutherford This essay examines the various field observational methods used in labor economics in the United States from the early 1900s to the 1930s. Labor relations, at that time, was an area of critical importance as well as an area in which existing economic theory provided little...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 68–91.
Published: 01 December 2013
... was not the conventional one, for it involved recognizing inner circles within the elite discourse of politicians and journalists as well as between those circles and the public. This essay uses this framework, involving attempts to communicate across different boundaries, to view his well-known series of works...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (Supplement): 235–255.
Published: 01 December 1999
.... McKinzie , Richard D. 1973 . The New Deal for Artists . Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. U.S. House of Representatives. 1938 . Congressional Record . Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. 73 . 3 (15 June): 9490 -99. “Sweet Are the Uses of Adversity”: Federal Patronage...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (Suppl_1): 51–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... Lives in Synopsis: The Production and Use of Short Biographies by Historians of Economics Roger E. Backhouse Brevity is the soul of wit. —Shakespeare, Hamlet To preserve . . . a becoming brevity...