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Is There Progress in Economics?

Edited by Stephan Boehm, Christian Gehrke (), Heinz Kurz () and Richard Sturn ()

in Books from Edward Elgar Publishing

Abstract: This thought-provoking book discusses the concept of progress in economics and investigates whether any advance has been made in its different spheres of research. The authors look back at the history, successes and failures of their respective fields and thoroughly examine the notion of progress from an epistemological and methodological perspective.

Keywords: Economics and Finance (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E0 G0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2002
ISBN: 9781840646832
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 Does Progress matter? Downloads
Donald Winch
Ch 2 Is there really progress in economics? Downloads
Mark Blaug
Ch 3 On Applying Foucauldian methods to the history of economic thought Downloads
Klaus Hamberger
Ch 4 A conservative approach to progress in economics Downloads
Jack Birner
Ch 5 Metaphors in the Wealth of Nations Downloads
Sergio Cremaschi
Ch 6 On progress and the history of economic thought Downloads
Roger Backhouse
Ch 7 Scientific progress: complexities of a contestable concept Downloads
Uskali Mäki
Ch 8 Progress in economics Downloads
Luigi Pasinetti
Ch 9 Apparent progress due to forgetfulness or reinterpretation Downloads
Erich W. Streissler
Ch 10 Is there progress in normative economics? Downloads
Philippe Mongin
Ch 11 New lines of research in monetary economics Downloads
Augusto Graziani
Ch 12 The credit theory of Carl Knies Downloads
Hans-Michael Trautwein
Ch 13 On the new economic geography and the progress of geographical economics Downloads
Stephen Meardon
Ch 14 How new is the 'new trade theory' of the past two decades? Downloads
Andrea Maneschi
Ch 15 The 'institutional factor' in the theory of international trade: new vs. old trade theories* Downloads
Sergio Parrinello
Ch 16 Location theory and mathematical programming: progress or rediscovery? Downloads
Manuel Fernández-López
Ch 17 Contemporary responses to the Tableau Economique Downloads
Richard van den Berg
Ch 18 Progess in Austrian economics from Menger to Lachmann Downloads
Sandye Gloria-Palermo
Ch 19 Walras' law and the IS–LM model: a tale of progress and regress Downloads
Hansjörg Klausinger
Ch 20 Information costs, deliberation costs and transaction costs: a parallel treatment* Downloads
Maurice Lagueux
Ch 21 Produced quantities and returns in Sraffa's theory of normal prices: textual evidence and analytical issues Downloads
Fabio Ravagnani
Ch 22 On the long-period method: a comment on Ravagnani Downloads
Heinz Kurz and Neri Salvadori
Ch 23 Sraffa's price equations: a stationary economy or 'normal positions'? Downloads
Pierangelo Garegnani

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