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E. E. Slutsky: Mathematical Statistician, Economist, and Political Economist?

  • Vincent Barnett (a1)
Abstract

Stephen Stigler's JHET article, “Statisticians and the History of Economics,” rightly suggested that more attention should be given to analyzing the contributions of statisticians in the development of economic theory. It also asked in passing whether E. E. Slutsky should best be regarded as a mathematical statistician oran economist, Stiglerhimself opting forthe former characterization (Stigler 2002, p. 159). This seemingly innocuous question opens up a lively and interesting range of issues, one to which this historian would like to make a small contribution from both a “Russian studies” and a “history of ideas” viewpoint.

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R. G. D. Allen (1936) Professor Slutsky's Theory of Consumers' Choice, Review of Economic Studies 3 (02), pp. 120–29.

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W. Coleman (1992) Concord and Discord Amongst New Zealand Economists: The Results of an Opinion Survey, New Zealand Economic Papers 26(1), pp. 4782.

M. Caputo (1994) The Slutsky Matrix and Homogeneity in Intertemporal Consumer Theory, Journal of Economics 60(3), pp. 255–79.

J. Klein (1999) The Rise of ‘Non-October’ Econometrics: Kondratiev and Slutsky at the Moscow Conjuncture Institute, History of Political Economy 31(1), pp. 138–68.

S. Kuznets (1929) Random Events and Cyclical Oscillations, Journal of the American Statistical Association (09), pp. 258275.

H. Theil , J. Shonkwiler & T. Taylor (1985) A Monte-Carlo Test of Slutsky Symmetry, Economics Letters 19(4), pp. 331332.

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Journal of the History of Economic Thought
  • ISSN: 1053-8372
  • EISSN: 1469-9656
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