Chapter (in Edited Book) ()
Dow S (2003) Critical Realism and Economics. In: Downward P (ed.). Applied Economics and the Critical Realist Critique. Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology, 2, London: Routledge, pp. 12-26.
First paragraph: To many it might seem obvious that economics is concerned with reality. Its Greek roots are found in the management of the household. The modern day subject matter is more aggregated, but still refers to real actions: buying, selling, employing, working, using up, and so on. If it is not concerned with reality, what can it be concerned with?
|Title of series||Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology|
|Number in series||2|
|Place of publication||London|