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A. C. Pigou’s rejection of Pareto’s law

Michael McLure.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Individual Economists; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 6997 words.

In Pigou’s Wealth and Welfare, as well as in each of the four editions of his The Economics of Welfare, one chapter is dedicated entirely to the critical assessment, and ultimate rejection,...

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Accumulation of knowledge and accumulation of capital in early ‘theories’ of growth and development

Renee Prendergast.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2010; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 10905 words.

This paper argues that prior to Adam Smith economic progress was largely conceived as being based on the accumulation of knowledge. The development by Turgot and Smith of a concept of...

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Adam Smith on markets, competition and violations of natural liberty

Heinz D. Kurz.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Market Structure and Pricing; Economics; Financial Regulation. 12976 words.

According to Adam Smith, markets and trade are, in principle, good things—provided there is competition and a regulatory framework that prevents ruthless selfishness, greed and rapacity...

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Adam Smith’s ‘History of Astronomy’ and view of science

Kwangsu Kim.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Individual Economists; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 13951 words.

This paper aims to clarify Adam Smith’s view of science that has been found in his capacity as a historian or philosopher of science. It is shown that Smith assesses scientific activities...

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Anglo-Saxon vs Continental Scholarship: On Critical Editions of Economic Classics

Giancarlo de Vivo.

in Contributions to Political Economy

June 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); Economic Methodology. 5335 words.

The present paper discusses different editions of economic classics, in particular focusing on the recent edition of the economic works of François Quesnay, published by the Paris Institut...

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The autonomisation of abstract wealth: new insights on the labour theory of value

Tomas Nielsen Rotta and Rodrigo Alves Teixeira.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards). 9345 words.

We theorise the forms of value in the Marxist system in a way that challenges the dominant tradition. The standard procedure has been to read Marx’s Capital as an analysis that...

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CANTILLON IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH. TWO EDITIONS BY RICHARD VAN DEN BERG AND ANTOIN E. MURPHY: NEW FACTS AND HYPOTHESES

Gabriel Sabbagh.

in Contributions to Political Economy

June 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); Individual Economists. 20049 words.

The publication of a critical edition by Richard van den Berg (RvdB) of Richard Cantillon's famous 1755 Essai sur la nature du commerce en général, which provides a remarkably detailed...

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A comment on Nathan Rosenberg’s question: “Was Schumpeter a Marxist?”

Louis Galambos.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 1772 words.

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COMPETITION VERSUS PROPERTY RIGHTS: AMERICAN ANTITRUST LAW, THE FREIBURG SCHOOL, AND THE EARLY YEARS OF EUROPEAN COMPETITION POLICY

Nicola Giocoli.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 18279 words.

This paper investigates the influence of the American antitrust tradition on the foundation and early years of European competition policy. Four main propositions summarize my argument made...

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Contextual political economy, not Whig economics

Amiya Kumar Bagchi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 10223 words.

The paper has three objectives. First, it seeks to resuscitate a methodology of the history of economic thought that takes account of the problem-solving efforts of political economists...

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