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CONTENTS FOR NOVEMBER, 1918
I. THE WHEAT AND FLOUR TRADE UNDER FOOD ADMINIS-
II. THE PRICE-FIXING OF COPPER
III. AN ESTIMATE OF THE STANDARD OF LIVING IN CHINA
IV. RAILWAY SERVICE AND REGULATION
Lewis Kennedy Morse
C. G. Dittmer
C. O. Ruggles
Laughlin's Credit of the Nations
E. L. Bogart
Adams' American Railway Accounting
NOTES AND MEMORANDA:
Organization of American Railroads under Government Con
W. J. Cunningham
T. N. Carver
CONTENTS FOR FEBRUARY, 1919
I. PRICE-FIXING AS SEEN BY A PRICE-FIXER
II. THE BURDEN OF WAR AND FUTURE GENERATIONS
III. WAGE THEORY AND THEORIES
IV. THE TAXATION OF LUXURIES AND THE RATE OF
F. W. Taussig
A. C. Pigou
H. J. Davenport
V. WAR LABOR POLICIES AND THEIR OUTCOME IN PEACE
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THE RELATIONS OF RECENT PSYCHO-
The purely objective factors in economics, 377. — Psychological principles necessarily used in addition, 381.- Social assumptions, 385. - Psychical factors are human motives, 387; their analysis needed for most social problems, 389. - Adequacy of psychology assumed in economic theory in dispute, 390, Analysis of arguments pro and con, 392. - Hedonistic foundation, 394. - Costless production, 401.- Industrial peace, 404.- Sums of utility, 406. - Social demand, 407. — Institutional economics, 409. - Most accurate psychology needed, of producers' motives, 415; of consumers' demands, 419.
In spite of several attempts made in recent years to improve upon economic theory by renovating its psychology, economists in general do not perceive that psychological debates are relevant to economics. They have not been convinced that any real economic principles have been invalidated by the "new psychology that has been exhibited to them, or that the latter promises any profitable extension of the body of economic theory.
It is said, for instance, that the generalized man assumed by our theory, who was supposed to pursue his economic interests in usually reasonable ways, must be