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History of Political Economy (1 December 2008) 40 (5): 212–236.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Roger E. Backhouse In the first three decades of the twentieth century, a group of British economists, described by Walton Hamilton as the “English welfare school,” sought to bring religious convictions into economics through providing the ethical judgments underlying welfare economics. This...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2012) 44 (3): 552–553.
Published: 01 September 2012
...David Collard No Wealth but Life: Welfare Economics and the Welfare State in Britain, 1880–1945 . Edited by Roger E. Backhouse and Tamotsu Nishizawa. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . xi ; 244 pp. $85.00 . Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Book Reviews The Cost...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 2007) 39 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Welfare Economics of Medical Care. American Economic Review 53 : 941 -73. Arrow, K. J., and G. Debreu. 1954 . Existence of an Equilibrium for a Competitive Economy. Econometrica 22 : 265 -90. Arrow, K. J., and F. H. Hahn. 1971 . General Competitive Analysis . San Francisco: Holden-Day...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2015) 47 (suppl_1): 23–48.
Published: 01 December 2015
... premises: British welfare—not to be confused with material wealth—depended on economic productivity, the prosperity of the working class, and an economic policy that maintained a stable demand for labor, ensuring predictable sources of employment and income. A. C. Pigou, who entered the controversy as a...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2014) 46 (3): 357–386.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Norikazu Takami This essay identifies A. C. Pigou’s welfare economics as an attempt to bring order to the political debate in the context of the emergence of a more inclusive democracy in the United Kingdom associated in particular with the success of the Labour Party in the 1906 general election...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2001) 33 (3): 387–410.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of Preference. Social Choice and Welfare 10 : 57 -68. Davis, John B. 1995 . Personal Identity and Standard Economic Theory. Journal of Economic Methodology 2.1 : 35 -52. Eisenberg, Nancy, and Janet Strayer. 1987 . Critical Issues in the Study of Empathy. In Empathy and Its Development...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1982) 14 (1): 141–145.
Published: 01 March 1982
... more readily to develop economic theory, the book does provide a glimpse into the logical structure and intellectual aims of economic theory, while serving as a persua- sive brief for its applicability to history. Southeastern Massachusetts University GERARDM. KOOT Welfare...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 1991) 23 (4): 713–730.
Published: 01 November 1991
... Economy: Another View. Economic Inquiry 16 ( December ): 587 -91. Frazer , D. 1983 . The Evolution of the British Welfare State . London: Macmillan. Hollander , S. 1985 . The Economics of John Stuart Mill . Oxford: Basil Blackwell. Mill , J. S. 1833 . Corporation and...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1994) 26 (1): 165–167.
Published: 01 March 1994
...Nahid Aslanbeigui Michael Freeden. London: Unwin Hyman, 1990. 185 pp. $55.00. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Book Reviews Reappraising J. A. Hobson: Humanism and Welfare. Edited by Michael Freeden. London: Unwin Hyman, 1990. 185 pp. $55.00. In commemorating the...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1997) 29 (2): 185–200.
Published: 01 June 1997
... : 191 -202. Weinstein , Neil D. 1980 . Unrealistic Optimism about Future Life Events. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 39 . 5 : 806 -20. Adam Smith and the Welfare Cost of Optimism Jurg Niehans Small theoretical nuggets may occasionally still be found in the aban...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1972) 4 (1): 207–231.
Published: 01 March 1972
...William L. Miller Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 Mr. Miller is Professor of Economics in the University of Georgia. Herbert Spencer’s Theory of Welfare and Public Policy William L. Miller...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 1986) 18 (3): 523–529.
Published: 01 September 1986
... University Press CCC 00 18-2702/86/$1.50 Aristotle as a welfare economist: a comment, with a reply by Stephen T. Worland Richard Temple-Smith Stephen Worland’s claim of a ‘‘deep and abiding complementarity between the moral philosophy of Aristotle and...
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History of Political Economy (1 March 1987) 19 (1): 169–171.
Published: 01 March 1987
... material welfare) are two distinct but not inconsistcnt aims" (p. 98). Yet. to Pagano's distress, in the end Walras misses thc opportunity (as well as thc point) and uses leisure as the adjustment mechanism. Thc remainder of the book presents a formalized (mathematically noted) state- ment of...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 1980) 12 (2): 300–302.
Published: 01 June 1980
... skilled in the art of exposi- tion who starts his narrative: To understand William Pitt’s policy of social welfare, one must penetrate the confusion of terminology. Who were the poor people of Pitt’s time? They were all people without income from property or profession and...
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History of Political Economy (1 November 1978) 10 (4): 636–668.
Published: 01 November 1978
... Political Economy 10:4 0 1978 by Duke University Press French engineers, welfare economics, and public finance in the nineteenth century Robert B. Ekelund, Jr., and Robert F. He‘bert Division of labor, in research as well...
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History of Political Economy (1 April 2019) 51 (2): 369–373.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Michael McLure The First Serious Optimist: A. C. Pigou and the Birth of Welfare Economics . By Kumekawa Ian . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2017 . 352 $35.00 Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 References Aslanbeigui Nahid Oakes Guy . 2015 . Arthur...
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History of Political Economy (1 September 2010) 42 (3): 403–424.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Terry Peach Based on an appraisal of Smith's (nonutilitarian) understanding of happiness in The Theory of Moral Sentiments , this article considers the possible origin, meaning, and fate of the “real measure” qua index of social happiness/welfare. It is suggested that the original welfare usage was...
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History of Political Economy (1 December 2008) 40 (5): 189–211.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Steven G. Medema Henry Sidgwick's loss of religious faith is central to understanding the origins of the Cambridge school of welfare economics. The most prominent “public” manifestation of this loss and its impact on Sidgwick's thought was his Methods of Ethics , which was at once the capstone work...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 2018) 50 (2): 373–401.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the level of national welfare and the civic participation the laws have to improve the position of the least advantaged individuals; the constitution has to sanction this principle of justice and it is the task of the legislator to enforce it. Correspondence may be addressed to Fabrizio Simon...
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History of Political Economy (1 June 2013) 45 (2): 255–285.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Fifty Years.'' The principal findings of the study are as follows: Pigou's first thesis is more important to his subsequent and famous studies on wealth and welfare than is generally appreciated; and the assessors' diverse reactions to his second thesis largely reflect their different views on the scope...