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Sine praejudicio? Economics and the 2014 Scottish independence referendum

Sheila Dow, Robert McMaster and Andrew Cumbers.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Methodology. 9921 words.

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The purpose of this paper is to analyse the contribution of expert economic opinion to the 2014 referendum campaigns on Scottish independence. We...

Six titans of the Cambridge School: a review article

Harvey Gram.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Individual Economists. 12130 words.

(Reviewing: Great Thinker in Economics, Series Editor, A. P. Thirlwall, selection consisting of P. Groenewegen, Alfred Marshall, 2007; P. Davidson, John Maynard Keynes, 2007,...

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Social analysis and the capabilities approach: a limit to Martha Nussbaum's universalist ethics

S. Charusheela.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Health, Education, and Welfare; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Methodology. 9910 words.

Postcolonial theorists critique modernist universalisms for legitimating structural power. Responding to these critiques, Martha Nussbaum argues that abandoning universalism leads to...

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Social positioning and the nature of money

Tony Lawson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Individual Economists; Economic Methodology; Economic History; Economic Systems; Capitalist Systems. 24160 words.

The question of the nature of money is pursued drawing on results generated in the field of social ontology as well as on observations from history. The conception of the nature of money...

Stock Market Literacy, Trust, and Participation

Adnan Balloch, Anamaria Nicolae and Dennis Philip.

in Review of Finance

August 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; General Economics; Microeconomics; Economics. 13542 words.

This article studies the importance of stock market literacy and trust for stock ownership decisions. We find that these two distinct channels simultaneously explain not only the...

Stratification economics and identity economics

John B. Davis.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 8087 words.

Stratification economics represents an important new approach devoted to explaining economic inequality in terms of how social groups are separated or stratified according to relative group...

Symbolic Mathematics Programs: A Tool for the Applied Economist

Brent A. Gloy and Paul V. Preckel.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 0 words.

The power of the symbolic mathematics program Maple is demonstrated for teaching topics from microeconomics (the benefits of portfolio diversification) and econometrics (a geometric...

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Time Allocation Decisions Associated with Job Market Preparation: Undergraduate Perceptions versus Market Realities

John W. Siebert, George C. Davis, Kerry K. Litzenberg and Josef M. Broder.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; General Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Economics. 0 words.

A survey of agribusiness firms identifies characteristics associated with above average starting salary offers in the allied fields of agribusiness, agricultural economics, business, and...

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Time to reject the privileging of economic theory over empirical evidence? A reply to Lawson

Katarina Juselius.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2011; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Aggregative Models; General Economics; Economic Methodology; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Econometric Modelling. 6903 words.

The present financial and economic crisis has revealed a systemic failure of academic economics and emphasised the need to re-think how to model economic phenomena. Tony Lawson seems...

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Tracking Agricultural Economics Professionals

Laura M. Cheney.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics. 0 words.

In 1998, a survey of the American Agricultural Economics Association was conducted by the Committee on Women in Agricultural Economics. The survey was the first in an ongoing tracking...

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Training Agricultural Economists for the Private Sector: Are We Meeting Their Needs?

Michael Boland and Scott Daniel.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Marketing; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

The objective is to determine occupational factors associated with price and market research analysts who have graduate degrees and are employed in private sector agribusiness firms. USDA...

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Transforming economics into what? Heterodox economics and critical realism

Mark Peacock.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Methodology. 8603 words.

The volume under review consists of comments on critical realism by heterodox economists. This paper addresses a number of themes from the book, e.g., history and reflexivity, sometimes...

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Twenty years of research on transition in agricultural economics journals

Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel and Oleg Nivyevskyi.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2012; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 7224 words.

We analyse topics and authorship networks in articles on agricultural transition that were published in 16 subject-related peer-review journals between 1989 and 2008. Increasingly, articles...

Two conceptions of economics and maximisation

Ricardo F. Crespo.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; General Economics; Economic Methodology. 8242 words.

Economics has evolved from a ‘domain-focused’ conception, i.e. the study of specific kinds of human activities, to a ‘scarcity-based’ conception, i.e. the study of a particular approach to...

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Two trajectories of democratic capitalism in the post-war Chicago school: Frank Knight versus Aaron Director

Robert Van Horn and Ross B. Emmett.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Individual Economists; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards). 7196 words.

The Chicago school of economics has long emphasised the efficiency of decision makers in a competitive economic order in comparison to those in a democratic political order. The purpose of...

The UK Research Assessment Exercise and the narrowing of UK economics

Frederic S. Lee, Xuan Pham and Gyun Gu.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology. 11908 words.

The aim of this article is to delineate an empirically grounded, structure-causal going concern recursive model of UK economics that, in the context of the Research Assessment Exercise...

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Uncertainty and imagination, illusion and order: Shackleian connections

Brian J. Loasby.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; General Economics; Microeconomics; Business and Management. 6892 words.

Shackle's work has many connections, to economic, scientific and philosophical ideas and also to the practicalities of economic organization and business management. Uncertainty is not only...

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WHAT DOES THE CHICAGO SCHOOL TEACH ABOUT INTERNET SEARCH AND THE ANTITRUST TREATMENT OF GOOGLE?

Robert H. Bork and J. Gregory Sidak.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure and Pricing. 16509 words.

Antitrust agencies in the United States and the European Union began investigating Google's search practices in 2010. Google's critics have consisted mainly of its competitors, particularly...

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What is this ‘school’ called neoclassical economics?

Tony Lawson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; General Economics and Teaching; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic History; History of Economic Thought; Individual Economists; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 23095 words.

What is this school called neoclassical economics? Does it exist? Should it? Where does the term ‘neoclassical economics’ come from, and is there any connection between any of the current...

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Where modern macroeconomics went wrong

Joseph E Stiglitz.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; General Aggregative Models. 20055 words.

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This paper provides a critique of the DSGE models that have come to dominate macroeconomics during the past quarter-century. It argues that at the...