The Resource Essays on the nature and state of modern economics, Tony Lawson

Essays on the nature and state of modern economics, Tony Lawson

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Essays on the nature and state of modern economics
Title
Essays on the nature and state of modern economics
Statement of responsibility
Tony Lawson
Title variation
Nature and State of Modern Economics
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What do modern academic economists do? What currently is mainstream economics? What is neoclassical economics? And how about heterodox economics? How do the central concerns of modern economists, whatever their associations or allegiances, relate to those traditionally taken up in the discipline? And how did economics arrive at its current state? These and various cognate questions and concerns are systematically pursued in this new book by Tony Lawson. The result is a collection of previously published and new papers distinguished in providing the only comprehensive and coherent account of th
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
330
Index
index present
LC call number
HB74.5
LC item number
.L39 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Economics as social theory
Label
Essays on the nature and state of modern economics, Tony Lawson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Continuing myths and fallacies of modern economics; 2 Modern economics: the problem and a solution; 3 The nature of heterodox economics; 4 What is this 'school' called neoclassical economics?; 5 The current economic crisis: its nature and the course of academic economics; 6 Contemporary economics and the crisis; 7 Mathematical modelling and ideology in the economics academy: competing explanations of the failings of the modern discipline?
  • 8 Tensions in modern economics: the case of equilibrium analysis9 Soros' theory of reflexivity: a critical comment; 10 Ontology, modern economics, and pluralism; 11 The varying fortunes of the project of mathematising economics: an evolutionary explanation; Index of names; Index of subjects
Control code
ocn907773349
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1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317530886
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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9781317530879
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.b34538823
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)907773349
  • ebl1315724413

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