EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

In memoriam – Nicholas Georgescu- Roegen. A New Paradigm

Ion Pohoata ()

Theoretical and Applied Economics, 2006, vol. 2(497), issue 2(497), 3-6

Abstract: The name of Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen has been associated with a new paradigm, a new way of thinking. Briefly, the main elements of the Roegenian intellectual matrix are: the entire theoretical and argumentative construction is subordinated to the general perspective, to the system; economics is a social science and in this case factual reality is the main validation criterion; economic processes take place according to the law of entropy, this leading to major reconsideration of neoclassical economic science; economic analysis must be essentially qualitative; mathematics and statistics are only tools; the institutional dimension stands as added-value to research; standard economic development must be replaced by sustained development.

Keywords: bioeconomy; law of entropy; sustained development; new epistemology: limited resources. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2006
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://store.ectap.ro/articole/30.pdf (application/pdf)
http://www.ectap.ro/articol.php?id=30&rid=2 (text/html)

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:agr:journl:v:2(497):y:2006:i:2(497):p:3-6

Access Statistics for this article

Theoretical and Applied Economics is currently edited by Marin Dinu

More articles in Theoretical and Applied Economics from Asociatia Generala a Economistilor din Romania - AGER Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Marin Dinu ().

 
Page updated 2020-11-14
Handle: RePEc:agr:journl:v:2(497):y:2006:i:2(497):p:3-6