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"Economic Efficiency and the Distribution of Benefits from College Instruction"
(American Economic Review, 1970-05)
Festering Lilies: On Surveying the Secret Life of William Shakespeare
A half century and more has elapsed now since T. S. Eliot declared Hamlet to be "most certainly an artistic failure."1 "What is deficient in Hamlet," Eliot went on to say, is that "Hamlet (the man) is dominated by an emotion ...
The Success of Mill's Principles
John Stuart Mill’s Principles of Political Economy was published on 25 April 1848. It was written with a high moralistic tone and sustained ethical earnestness hitherto absent from economic discussion. But it was at the ...
"Biased Technological Progress and Labor Force Growth in a Dualistic Economy"
(Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1972-08)
The Noxious Influence of Authority: A Correction of Jevons' Charge
Jevons’ well-known protest in the 1870's against the 'despotic calm' induced by the dominance of 'the orthodox Ricardian school' in British political econ-omy, comprised two distinct allegations. One was that the writings ...
Mill and Cairnes and the Emergence of Marginalism in England
It is well known that marginalist concepts appeared in economic literature before 1871. As far as England is concerned, the notion of diminishing marginal utility, for example, was spelt out in the 1830’s and again in the ...
LETTER OF RPW TO VS, SEPTEMBER 1977
[The following letter is in response to Victor Strandberg's book The Poetic Vision of Robert Penn Warren]