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History of Political Economy (1 November 1984) 16 (4): 529–554.
Published: 01 November 1984
... utility of new capital goods Donald A. Walker I. WalrasS Incomplete Initial Theory A part of the history of economic thought that has not previously been examined is the reception and resulting modification of Uon Walras’s theorem on the maximum utility of...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 1987) 19 (4): 517–523.
Published: 01 November 1987
... the Dover edition. Stigler , George J. 1950 . ‘The development of utility theory, II.’ Journal of Political Economy 58 ( Oct. 1950 ): 373 -96. Tintner , Gerhard 1941 . ‘The theory of choice under subjective risk and uncertainty.’ Econometrica 9 : 298 -304. Tintner...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 2016) 48 (2): 307–340.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Mauro Boianovsky Knut Wicksell discussed in his 1893 Value, Capital, and Rent , as part of a critical comment on Launhardt and Jevons, conditions for consistent aggregation. He argued that Jevons's “trading body” concept was only valid if identical linear marginal utility functions (with ensuing...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1972) 4 (2): 571–586.
Published: 01 June 1972
...George J. Stigler Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 GEORGE J. STIGLER is Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Professor of American Institutions at the University of Chicago. The Adoption of the Marginal Utility Theory...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1973) 5 (2): 317–338.
Published: 01 June 1973
...Laurence S. Moss Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 Isaac Butt and the Early Development of the Marginal Utility Theory of Imputation Laurence S...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1976) 8 (2): 266–273.
Published: 01 June 1976
...Robert B. Ekelund, Jr.; Robert F. Hebert Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 Robert Ekelund is Professor of Economics at Texas A&M University. Robert Hebert is Associate Professor of Economics at Auburn University. Dupuit and marginal utility: context of the...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2001) 33 (3): 437–458.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Significance of Economic Science . London:Macmillan. ____. 1981 . Economics and Political Economy. American Economic Review 71 : 1 -10. Rosenstein-Rodan, P. [1927] 1994 . Marginal Utility. In Classics in Austrian Economics , edited by I. Kirzner, 170 -212. London: Pickering and Chatto. Schneider...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2001) 33 (3): 541–576.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Foundations of a Mathematical Theory of Exchange. Economica 12 : 197 -226. Allen, R.G. D. 1933 . On the Marginal Utility of Money and Its Applications. Economica 13 : 186 -209. ____. 1934a . A Comparison between Different Definitions of Complementary and Competitive Goods. Econometrica 2 : 168...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2013) 45 (3): 373–414.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Ivan Moscati This article argues that the canonical dichotomy between cardinal utility and ordinal utility is inadequate to tell an accurate history of utility theory, and that a third form of utility consistent with the so-called classical understanding of measurement should be added to the...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 2014) 46 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Shiri Cohen Kaminitz The concept of utility, which stood at the heart of J. S. Mill’s utilitarian moral philosophy, played only a minor role in his account of economics. The economic idea of (individual) utility, as is well known, neither inspired Mill directly nor excited his attention when...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2013) 45 (4): 755–757.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Steven G. Medema The Tyranny of Utility: Behavioral Social Science and the Rise of Paternalism . By Saint-Paul Gilles . Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press , 2011 . vii ; 163 pp. Cloth $39.50 . Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Book Reviews Henry A...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2014) 46 (4): 677–693.
Published: 01 November 2014
... papers emerged within a debate on the relationship between marginal utility and the ordinality/cardinality of utility. The present article identifies Alt’s, Samuelson’s, and Bernardelli’s contributions and delineates the relationship between marginal utility and reference-dependence. It also discusses...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1998) 30 (3): 413–426.
Published: 01 September 1998
... . 1930 . Är gränsnytteläran onödig? [Is the marginal utility theory unnecessary?]. Ekonomisk Tidskrift 32 . 3 : 117 -22. Cassel , Gustav . 1902 . Der Ausgangspunkt der theoretischen Ökonomie. Zeitschrift für die gesammte Staatswissenschaft 58 . 4 : 668 -98. Cassel , Gustav...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1999) 31 (2): 393–416.
Published: 01 June 1999
... , Vilfredo . [ 1909 ] 1971. Manual of Political Economy . Translated by A. S. Schwier. New York: Augustus M. Kelley. Ricci , Umberto . 1904 . Curve Crescenti di Ofelimità e di Domanda (Upward sloping marginal utility and demand curves). Giornale degli Economisti 29 ( August ): 112 -38...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1992) 24 (3): 729–744.
Published: 01 September 1992
... . The Economics of Enterprise . New York: Macmillan. Ellsberg , D. 1954 . Classic and Current Notions of “Measurable Utility” Economic Journal 64 ( September ): 528 -56. Fishburn , P. 1989 . Retrospective on the Utility Theory of von Neumann and Morgenstern. Journal of Risk and...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 2008) 40 (4): 613–632.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Marco Dardi This article argues that Marshall's theory of market choice was originally elaborated within the classic framework of the use value/exchangeable value dichotomy, with reference to a version of utilitarianism that did not assume measurable utility. The key concepts were those of marginal...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1984) 16 (3): 349–362.
Published: 01 September 1984
... University Press CCC 0018-2702/84/$1.50 Considerations on utility, benevolence, and taxation Su broto Roy I shall mean by ‘benevolence’the giving of some of what one owns to one or more others whom one judges to have greater need for it...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2016) 48 (suppl_1): 239–269.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ivan Moscati The article studies the origin, content, and impact of two experiments to measure the utility of money, one by Frederick Mosteller and Philip Nogee in 1948–49 and one by Donald Davidson, Patrick Suppes, and Sidney Siegel in 1954. Both experiments relied on expected utility theory (EUT...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1989) 21 (2): 351–365.
Published: 01 June 1989
... . ‘Determinateness of the utility function: revisiting a controversy of the thirties.’ Review of Economic Studies 49 : 307 -11. Bilimovič , Alexander 1932 . ‘Die Preis- und Wertlehre.’ In Hans Mayer, ed., Die Wirtschaftstheorie der Gegenwart , vol. 2 . Wien. Blakers , A. L. 1967...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2008) 40 (3): 481–510.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Theory of Exchange. Economica 12 (May): 197 -226. ———. 1933 . On the Marginal Utility of Money and its Applications. Economica 13 (May): 186 -209. ———. 1934a . A Comparison between Different Definitions of Complementary and Competitive Goods. Econometrica 2 (April): 168 -75...