The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 19

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Harvard University, 1905 - Economics
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Edited at Harvard University's Department of Economics, this journal covers all aspects of the field -- from the journal's traditional emphasis on microtheory, to both empirical and theoretical macroeconomics.
 

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Page 128 - Population invariably increases where the means of subsistence increase, unless prevented by some very powerful and obvious checks. 3. These checks, and the checks which repress the superior, power of population, and keep its effects on a level with the means of subsistence, are all resolvable into moral restraint, vice and misery.
Page 621 - ... which has been sorted or increased in value by the rejection of any part of the original fleece, shall be twice the duty to which it would be otherwise subject : Provided, That skirted wools as now imported are hereby excepted. Wools on which a duty is assessed amounting to three times or more than that which would be assessed if said wool was imported unwashed, such duty shall not be doubled on account of its being sorted.
Page 86 - In short, the practically cognized present is no knife-edge, but a saddle-back, with a certain breadth of its own on which we sit perched, and from which we look in two directions into time.
Page 290 - Private property shall ever be held inviolate, but subservient to the public welfare.
Page 602 - ... these Islands to effect the exchange of the local currency in their possession for Philippine currency, it is hereby ordered that the Insular Treasurer and all provincial treasurers in the Philippine Islands shall, on and after this day and until further notice, purchase Spanish-Filipino currency, Mexican currency, Chinese subsidiary silver coins, and all foreign copper coins now circulating in the Philippine Islands, at one peso, Philippine currency, for one peso and thirty centavos, local currency.
Page 95 - WHEN the stock which a man possesses is no more than sufficient to maintain him for a few days or a few weeks, he seldom thinks of deriving any revenue from it. He consumes it as sparingly as he can, and endeavours by his labour to acquire something which may supply its place before it be consumed altogether. His revenue is, in this case, derived from his labour only. This is the state of the greater part of the labouring poor in all countries.
Page 351 - But in different stages of society, the proportions of the whole produce of the earth which will be allotted to each of these classes, under the names of rent, profit, and wages, will be essentially different...
Page 621 - The duty upon wool of the sheep or hair of the camel, goat, alpaca, and other like animals which shall be imported in any other than ordinary condition, or which shall be changed in its character or condition for the purpose of evading the duty...
Page 160 - Conant Wall Street and the Country, A Study of Recent Financial Tendencies New York (1904).
Page 672 - In consequence of the favorable reception accorded the reprint of four economic tracts of the nineteenth century in 1903-4, the Johns Hopkins Press invites subscriptions to a similar reprint of four important economic tracts of the seventeenth century to be issued consecutively under the editorial direction of JH Hollander, Ph. D., Professor of Political Economy in the Johns Hopkins University. The series will consist of the following tracts: (1) A DISCOURSE OF TRADE.

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