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Critical Realism and Economics

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?

EditorDownward P
AuthorsDow Sheila
Title of seriesRoutledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology
Number in series2
Publication date08/2003
Place of publicationLondon
ISBN 978-0-415-26785-4
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