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Why Economics is Not Yet a Science

1st Edition

By Alfred S. Eicher

Routledge

264 pages

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Description

First published in 1983. A collection of papers directed at those outside the field of Economics, to open up discussions around the scientific worth of Economics.

Table of Contents

WHAT DO WE MEAN BY ASKING WHETHER ECONOMICS IS A SCIENCE? MODERN EMPIRICISM AND QUANTUM-LEAP THEORIZING IN ECONOMICS, IDEOLOGY, METHODOLOGY, AND NEOCLASSICAL ECONOMICS, A BEHAVIORAL THEORY OF ECONOMISTS’ BEHAVIOR, THE DEVELOPMENT OF CONTEMPORARY MAINSTREAM MACROECONOMICS: VISION, IDEOLOGY, AND THEORY, HOW ECONOMISTS MISUSE MATHEMATICS, INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS: TOWARD PROGRESS IN ECONOMIC SCIENCE, WHY ECONOMICS IS NOT YET A SCIENCE

About the Author

Alfred S. Eichner, Professor of Economics at Rutgers University, is the author of The Megacorp and Oligopoly and the editor of A Guide to Post-Keynesian Theory.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
PSY016000
PSYCHOLOGY / Human Sexuality