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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 967–970.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Michael Munger Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists and Arguments for the Welfare State . Edited by Backhouse Roger E. Bateman Bradley W. Nishizawa Tamotsu Plehwe Dieter . New York : Oxford University Press , 2017 . xxvi; 250 pp. $74.00 . Copyright © 2019...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (3): 552–553.
Published: 01 September 2012
...David Collard Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 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 . Book Reviews...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 963–964.
Published: 01 October 2020
...G. C. Peden Book Reviews The Winding Road to the Welfare State: Economic Insecurity and Social Welfare Policy in Britain. By George R. Boyer. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. xiii; 346 pp. $45.00. Nearly half of working-class families in England in the nineteenth and early twenti- eth...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (4): 713–730.
Published: 01 November 1991
... Political 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...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 499–517.
Published: 01 June 2020
... opposition to the postwar welfare state notions of social justice and equality. Correspondence may be addressed to Daniel Zamora Vargas: daniel.zamora.vargas@ulb.ac.be . Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 poverty human rights social Catholicism vital minimum personalism...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 739–743.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and promoted as a young man to the inner circles of the Social Democratic Party, Lindbeck fell under the sway of market-liberal ideas as he aged and eventually became a vocal and influential critic of the Swedish welfare state. Offer and Söderberg turn this story into a page turner while also...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (4): 625–627.
Published: 01 November 1980
... a state which has no meaningful ability to govern, but merely drifts into piecemeal economic intervention, and from a welfare-state capitalism where the public welfare is nothing more than the outcome of nefarious private deals. Stanfield paints a very bleak picture. Let me show you some...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 519–538.
Published: 01 June 2020
... . Incomes and the Welfare State. Essays on Britain and Europe . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Atkinson Anthony . 1995b . Public Economics in Action: The Basic Income/Flat Tax Proposal. Oxford : Clarendon Press . Atkinson Anthony . 1997 . “ Bringing Income Distribution...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 1989
... Wagner who in 1883 stated his law of a steadily rising proportion of public spending. Wagner believed that the state would attempt to legitimate capitalism by social welfare spending (which was actually done by Bismarck in the process of unifying Germany). Maddison pre- sents data...
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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...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (3): 515–534.
Published: 01 June 2019
... and welfare issues. Thereby, the article investigates how econometrics was anchored in a tension between being stated as a tool of knowledge defined within a reference to positivism on the one hand, and as a mean of changing society and creating a better world on the other. Three main issues of debate can...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (2): 393–396.
Published: 01 June 1989
... welfare spending (which was actually done by Bismarck in the process of unifying Germany). Maddison pre- sents data on the rise of the welfare state coupled with brief summaries of the history of welfare spending in the major countries. Having looked at the history, Maddison finds...
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History of Political Economy (1983) 15 (2): 265–280.
Published: 01 June 1983
... characterization of his later position on the classical case for free trade as “unusually mournful and apologetic, and quite atypical48Viner states that he had sought to show that “the classical welfare theory can still be of service in performing the negative function of demonstrating...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (4): 785–787.
Published: 01 November 2003
... (such as land tenure, trade arrangements, empire, and fiscal and monetary arrangements 786Book Reviews and the “welfare state,” to name the titles of four of the five sections that subdivide the book’s contents). Historians of economics can nevertheless benefit from some of this material. Many...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 681–704.
Published: 01 December 2016
... for their exceptionally helpful comments on an earlier draft of this essay. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 laissez-faire common good welfare state George Eliot Henry Sidgwick References Alborn Timothy L. 1995 . “The Moral of the Failed Bank: Professional Plots in the Victorian...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 947–962.
Published: 01 October 2020
... 1937, was instrumental in changing it from a tiny local college in London into a great international university at the centre of the business and academic worlds in the UK (241). Although regarded as one of the founders of the modern welfare state, he was often viewed as an amateur economist who...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (2): 255–285.
Published: 01 June 2013
... . ———. 1997 . “ Rethinking Pigou’s Misogyny .” Eastern Economic Journal 23 ( 3 ): 301 – 16 . Backhouse Roger E. Nishizawa Tamotsu , eds. 2010 . No Wealth but Life: Welfare Economics and the Welfare State in Britain, 1880-1945 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Bharadwaj...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (Supplement): 357–363.
Published: 01 December 1996
... explanation for the renewed emphasis on neoclassical economics concerns the cost of the “welfare states.” As social legislation programs encompassed more and more sectors of the population, a big expansion of the welfare state occurred, and as economic growth in industrial countries slowed, budget...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (1): 174–177.
Published: 01 March 1979
..., and the importance of clear property rights and responsibilities. Though Robbins recognizes a very subtle point on the general social value of unions (p. 60), he also recommends that unions be subject to antitrust laws and laments the spectre of union power in a welfare state in which striking...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (1): 252–254.
Published: 01 March 1992
... on progressive taxation were similar to Davidson’s, and Uhr relates them to the Swedish welfare state. But he fails to mention that the welfare state overreached itself and is now in retreat-as Cassel and Heckscher predicted. 3. Cassel (1866-1945). Magnusson rates Cassel as a first-rate popularizer...