Douglas Wade Hands

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This research investigated the efficacy of machine enclosures in reducing employee exposures to metalworking fluid mist. Four hundred fifty-five personal samples from automotive machining and grinding operations collected over six years were divided into three groups based on the type and extent of enclosure and local exhaust ventilation. The sample groups(More)
This paper discusses how Mark Blaug reversed his thinking about the historiography of economics, abandoning ‘rational’ for ‘historical’ reconstruction, and using an economics of scientific knowledge argument against Paul Samuelson and others that rational reconstructions of past ideas and theories in the “marketplace of ideas” were Pareto inefficient.(More)
The Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics (EJPE) is a peer-reviewed bi-annual academic journal supported by the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics, Faculty of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam. EJPE publishes research on methodology of economics, history of economic thought, ethics and economics, and conceptual analysis of(More)
The Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics (EJPE) is a peer-reviewed bi-annual academic journal supported by the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics, Faculty of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam. EJPE publishes research on methodology of economics, history of economic thought, ethics and economics, and the conceptual analysis of(More)
An individual’s preferences are interdependent when they can be influenced by the behaviour of other agents. This paper analyzes the internal dynamics of an approach in contemporary economics allowing for interdependent preferences, the extended utility approach (EUA), which presents itself as a mild reform of neoclassical economics. I contend that this(More)
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