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Has Something Survived ? Transfers and Analogies at Work in Henry L. Moore's Work on Wages


  • Le Gall, P.


The purpose of this paper is to focus on Henry L. Moore's transfers from the natural sciences that enabled him to shape statistical economics. This construction led him to search statistical methods that could help him to bridge the data-theory gap, and I should like to analyze the consequences of these transfers : were they neutral or did they affect the very content of his theoretical work ? Were the tools he imported carrying some "baggage" that were at the same time transferred in economics and that contributed to reshape Moore's economic theory ? Otherwise stated, has something survived in the recipient field, and if such is the case, what was it ?

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  • Le Gall, P., 2000. "Has Something Survived ? Transfers and Analogies at Work in Henry L. Moore's Work on Wages," Papiers d'Economie Mathématique et Applications 2000.11, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1).
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:pariem:2000.11

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    JEL classification:

    • B23 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Econometrics; Quantitative and Mathematical Studies
    • J30 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - General


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