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Economic methodology : an historical introduction

Author: Harro Maas
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Economics as social theory.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harro Maas
ISBN: 9780415822848 041582284X 9780415858991 0415858992
OCLC Number: 854611085
Description: xiii, 187 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Economics: inductive or deductive science? --
Economics and statistics --
Business-cycle research: the rise of modelling --
John Maynard Keynes and Jan Tinbergen: the dramatist and the model-builder --
Milton Friedman and the Cowles Commission for Econometric Research: structural models and "as if" methodology --
Modelling between fact and fiction: thought experiments in economics --
Experimentation in economics --
Simulation with models --
Economics as science.
Series Title: Economics as social theory.
Other Titles: Spelregels van economen.
Responsibility: Harro Maas ; translated by Liz Waters.
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'What is good economics? Instead of offering armchair answers to this question, the book offers detailed descriptions of the practice of economics throughout the course of its rich history.' - Read more...

 
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