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Introduction

ERIK GRIMMER-SOLEM

in The Rise of Historical Economics and Social Reform in Germany 1864-1894

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260416
eISBN:
9780191717369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260416.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of one of the most important heterodox variants of economics, the so-called ‘Historical School’ and the emergence of a ‘younger Historical School’ ... More


The Mode of Production

ERIK GRIMMER-SOLEM

in The Rise of Historical Economics and Social Reform in Germany 1864-1894

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260416
eISBN:
9780191717369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260416.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

This chapter presents an empirical reconstruction of German economics as a university discipline during the era in question, and the place in this of historical economics. It investigates the ... More


Empirical Knowledge and the Reform of Society, 1864–1872

ERIK GRIMMER-SOLEM

in The Rise of Historical Economics and Social Reform in Germany 1864-1894

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260416
eISBN:
9780191717369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260416.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

This chapter evaluates the closely related ascent of a new historical-statistical empiricism and social reform. It explores the strong links between empiricism, statistics, and historical scholarship ... More


Conclusion

ERIK GRIMMER-SOLEM

in The Rise of Historical Economics and Social Reform in Germany 1864-1894

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260416
eISBN:
9780191717369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260416.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It reflects upon the implications of the findings of this book for the place of Schmoller and his colleagues in the history of economic ... More


The Unrealised Prospect of Historical Economics

Keith Tribe

in Constructing Economic Science: The Invention of a Discipline 1850-1950

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190491741
eISBN:
9780190491772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491741.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

During the 1880s a number of Oxford students took an interest in political economy, many of whom as students of history developed what has come to be seen as a ‘historical economics’ distinct from ... More


Constructing Economic Science: The Invention of a Discipline 1850-1950

Keith Tribe

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190491741
eISBN:
9780190491772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491741.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Constructing Economic Science demonstrates how an existing public discourse, political economy, was transformed in the early twentieth century into a new university discipline: economics. This change ... More


Conclusion: The Old and the New in American Economics

Christopher W. Calvo

in The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066332
eISBN:
9780813058474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066332.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Summarizing the developments in nineteenth-century academic economics, this chapter draws comparisons and discovers new connections between America’s first full century of economists. German ... More


The German Historical School

Bruce Caldwell

in Hayek's Challenge: An Intellectual Biography of F.A. Hayek

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226091914
eISBN:
9780226091921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226091921.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter begins with a review of the antecedents to the German historical school, the cameralist and Nationalökonomie traditions. Next it documents the effects of the Enlightenment, the French ... More


Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry

Xabier Itçaina, Antoine Roger, and Andy Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700439
eISBN:
9781501703737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700439.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book shows that politics is an omnipresent part of the economics of wine and of economic activity in general. Based on a four-year research project encompassing fieldwork in France, Spain, ... More


Constructing Democracy and Social Ethics

Marilyn Fischer

in Jane Addams's Evolutionary Theorizing: Constructing "Democracy and Social Ethics"

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631325
eISBN:
9780226631462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631462.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines how Addams revised previously written essays for Democracy and Social Ethics. Aside from the Introduction, little in the book is new. This chapter demonstrates that Addams’s ... More


Richard Jones and William Whewell: Statistics, Induction, and Political Economy

Lawrence Goldman

in Victorians and Numbers: Statistics and Society in Nineteenth Century Britain

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780192847744
eISBN:
9780191943003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847744.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, British and Irish Modern History

Richard Jones, Professor of Political Economy at the East India College, Haileybury, and William Whewell, Fellow and later Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, had been undergraduate contemporaries. ... More


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