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Henry Fawcett His Role in the Darwinian Revolution
AbstractThis paper examines the role played by Henry Fawcett in the crucial years immediately following the publication of Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species. Whilst the work of other economistsExpand
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A concise model of regional decay
Attention has long been paid to the formal modeling of the comparative statics of the expanding, or "progressive," economy. However, even within such an economy there can be, and there have beenExpand
Impoverishing Technical and Preferential Improvements
Edgeworth showed that a free-trading country might be impoverished by its own technical improvements if they are confined to the export industry and if no good is inferior in consumption. MoreExpand
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The Rise and Fall of Normative Trade Theory
Three core normative propositions of the theory of international trade have been established in the context of finite competitive economies of the Walras−Arrow−Debreu or McKenzie (WADM) type. WhetherExpand
The Rise and Fall of Political Economy
The concept of the Self in political economy has not remained a constant but, as we argue, has changed through time. In this chapter, we trace one line of evolution of the concept starting with AdamExpand
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Marx, Marshall, and ‘the good water-nymphs’
Recognition of a simple typographical error in the name of a Greek poet quoted by Alfred Marshall leads us, first, to the identification of the source of the error (Karl Marx's 'Das Kapital') and theExpand
The Gain from International Trade in Pool Goods and Private Goods
It is well known that perfectly competitive free trade is potentially beneficial for all countries if all goods are both rivalrous and excludable in consumption (“private goods”) and recently (2011)Expand
A short history of ethics and economics: The Greeks [Book Review]
Review(s) of: A short history of ethics and economics: The Greeks, by James E. Alvey, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Elgar. 2011. Pp. x + 184, ISBN 978 1 84720 201 7, 65.00 pounds.