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We regard the state as an agency whose positive assistance is one of the indispensable conditions of human progress.

 
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American Economic Association, Constitution, 1885

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The American Economic Association is a learned society in the field of economics, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. It publishes one of the most prestigious academic journals in economics: the American Economic Review. The AEA was established in 1885 in Saratoga, New York by younger progressive economists trained in the German historical school, including Richard T. Ely, Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman and Katharine Coman, the only woman co-founder;:989 since 1900 it has been under the control of academics.

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