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The Du Pont Experiments in Scientific Management: Efficiency and Safety, 1911–1919
In this article, Professor Stabile examines the experimentation with Frederick Taylor's principles of scientific management by managers at the E. I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company. Despite theirExpand
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Economics, competition and academia : an intellectual history of sophism versus virtue
Contents: Preface 1. Introduction: Markets, Competition and Higher Education 2. Sophism, Academia and Greek Economics 3. Adam Smith and Sophism: Reaction to the Endowment Model 4. Virtue and EarlyExpand
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The Living Wage: Lessons from the History of Economic Thought
Contents: Preface 1. Introduction: The Living Wage 2. Sustainability: Subsistence, Necessities, and Unions 3. Capability: Work and Wages, Virtue and Skill 4. Externality, Community and Wages 5.Expand
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Irving Fisher and statistical approaches to risk
Abstract Irving Fisher has been recognized as one of the most prominent economists in the US in the first half of the 20th century. His contribution to financial economics has not been wellExpand
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Forerunners of Modern Financial Economics
The economists who began using statistics to analyze financial markets in the 1950s have been credited with revolutionizing the scholarship of investing and with inaugurating modern financialExpand
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Forerunners Of Modern Financial Economics: A Random Walk In The History Of Economic Thought
Preface 1. Introduction: Finance, Risk and Statistics 2. The Highs and Lows of Bayesian Economic Statistics 3. Irving Fisher and the Mathematics of Risk 4. Thorstein Veblen and Credit Risk 5. RiskExpand
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Pigou, Clark and modern economics: the quality of the workforce
Pigou and Clark investigated the relationships between wages and the quality of the workforce with their common but distinctive concept of social costs. Pigou found cases in labour markets whereExpand
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