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The disappearance of cooperatives from economics textbooks

Panu Kalmi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Capitalist Systems; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 9664 words.

Discussion of cooperatives abounded in early twentieth century economics textbooks, but is virtually absent from their modern counterparts. In this paper, I assemble a dataset of economics...

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Don’t treat too ill my Piero! Interpreting Sraffa's papers

Heinz D. Kurz.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Individual Economists; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 22057 words.

In this comment I scrutinise critically some of the views put forward in this Special Issue on Sraffa’s research programme, his accomplishments, and the relationship of his analysis to the...

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THE FTC, IP, AND SSOS: GOVERNMENT HOLD-UP REPLACING PRIVATE COORDINATION

Richard A. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; General Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Property Law; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Manufacturing; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic History; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Capitalist Systems; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 21147 words.

In its recent report entitled, “The Evolving IP Marketplace,” the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposes a far-reaching regulatory approach (Proposal) that is likely to interfere with the...

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Malthus's Theory of the ‘Constant Value Of Labour’

Giancarlo De Vivo.

in Contributions to Political Economy

June 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 9616 words.

This paper deals with the conception, put forward by Malthus in his 1823 tract The Measure of Value (and also in later writings), that the value of labour is ‘constant’, and therefore the...

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A materialist development of some recent contributions to the labour theory of value

Andrew Brown.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2008; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 12436 words.

The paper offers a novel interpretation and affirmation of the opening arguments of Capital, answering the fundamental but neglected question of why labour is the substance of value. Marx's...

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Money reform and the Eurozone crisis: panacea, utopia or grassroots alternative?

Peter North.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); Economic Methodology; General Economics. 7819 words.

The economic crisis that broke out in 2007–2008 and the ongoing crisis in the Eurozone has given a new urgency to discussions about alternatives to capitalism, and a new salience to...

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A Neglected Bicentenary: George Pryme’s Lectures on Political Economy

Murray Milgate.

in Contributions to Political Economy

June 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); Individual Economists. 11221 words.

This paper examines the legacy of George Pryme’s original lectures on political economy that began in the University of Cambridge in 1816. It discusses Pryme’s role in promoting the first...

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Of Tastes and Values

Guido Calabresi.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Law and Economics; Tort Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 8249 words.

This lecture was delivered by Judge Calabresi upon receiving the Ronald H. Coase Medal at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economic Association at Stanford Law School on May 18,...

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Pigou’s <i>Wealth and Welfare</i>: a centenary assessment

David Collard.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; General Economics; Publicly Provided Goods; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 8887 words.

Pigou’s Wealth and Welfare offered a programme of action that was potentially very interventionist. Any economic policy should be assessed, he proposed, by its expected effect on the size,...

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Pragmatism and economics: William James' contribution

Jack Barbalet.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 7455 words.

In addition to his treatment of habit, which is widely recognised as contributing to a theory of institutions, William James' discussion of choice and rationality, as well as self-interest,...

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