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Error in Economics Towards a More Evidence–Based Methodology

Error in Economics: Towards a More Evidence–Based Methodology

1st Edition

Julian Reiss
February 01, 2010

What is the correct concept behind measures of inflation? Does money cause business activity or is it the other way around? Shall we stimulate growth by raising aggregate demand or rather by lowering taxes and thereby providing incentives to produce? Policy-relevant questions such as these are of ...

The End of Value-Free Economics

The End of Value-Free Economics

1st Edition

Hilary Putnam, Vivian Walsh
May 30, 2014

This book brings together key players in the current debate on positive and normative science and philosophy and value judgements in economics. Both editors have engaged in these debates throughout their careers from its early foundations; Putnam as a doctorial student of Hans Reichenbach at UCLA ...

Popper and Economic Methodology Contemporary Challenges

Popper and Economic Methodology: Contemporary Challenges

1st Edition

Thomas Boylan, Paschal O'Gorman
April 28, 2014

This new book, under the impressive editorship of Thomas Boylan and Paschal O'Gorman, explores a number of major themes central to the work of Karl Popper. The tensions that have resulted from Popperian thought are well documented. How can mainstream orthodox economics be falsifiable while ...

Reassessing the Paradigm of Economics Bringing Positive Economics Back into the Normative Framework

Reassessing the Paradigm of Economics: Bringing Positive Economics Back into the Normative Framework

1st Edition

Valeria Mosini
October 07, 2013

When President Reagan and Prime Minister Thatcher adopted the neoliberal doctrine as the paradigm of economics, there was no evidence that the move would have been successful, but thirty years on, the recurrent crises that culminated in 2008 suggest a serious mis-match between expectations and ...

McCloskey's Rhetoric Discourse Ethics in Economics

McCloskey's Rhetoric: Discourse Ethics in Economics

1st Edition

Benjamin Balak
September 19, 2012

The rhetoric of economics has long claimed scientific objectivity, however the late, great economist Joan Robinson argued that ‘the purpose of studying economics is not to acquire a set of ready-made answers to economic questions, but to learn how to avoid being deceived by economists.’ This unique...

Dewey, Pragmatism and Economic Methodology

Dewey, Pragmatism and Economic Methodology

1st Edition

Elias Khalil
September 13, 2012

This book brings together, for the first time, philosophers of pragmatism and economists interested in methodological questions. The main theoretical thrust of Dewey is to unite inquiry with behavior and this book's contributions assess this insight in the light of developments in modern American ...

The Invisible Hand in Economics How Economists Explain Unintended Social Consequences

The Invisible Hand in Economics: How Economists Explain Unintended Social Consequences

1st Edition

N. Emrah Aydinonat
November 24, 2009

This is a book about one of the most controversial concepts in economics: the invisible hand. The author explores the unintended social consequences implied by the invisible hand and discusses the mechanisms that bring about these consequences.The book questions, examines and explicates the ...

Economics and the Mind

Economics and the Mind

1st Edition

Barbara Montero, Mark D. White
April 30, 2009

Economics is often defined as the science of choice or human action. But choice and action are essentially mental phenomena, an aspect rarely mentioned in the economics discourse.  Choice, while not always a conscious or rational process, is held to involve beliefs, desires, intentions and ...

Foundations of Paul Samuelson's Revealed Preference Theory, Revised Edition A study by the method of rational reconstruction

Foundations of Paul Samuelson's Revealed Preference Theory, Revised Edition: A study by the method of rational reconstruction

2nd Edition

Stanley Wong
February 19, 2009

Originally published over two decades ago, this classic text within the philosophy of economics is a tour de force against revealed preference. It critically examines the research programme carried out by the Nobel Prize winner Paul Samuelson on the revealed preference approach to the theory of ...

How Economists Model the World into Numbers

How Economists Model the World into Numbers

1st Edition

Marcel Boumans
September 17, 2007

Economics is dominated by model building, therefore a comprehension of how such models work is vital to understanding the discipline. This book provides a critical analysis of the economist's favourite tool, and as such will be an enlightening read for some, and an intriguing one for others....

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