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Economics for the twenty-first century : the economics of the economist-fox

Author: Andrew M Kamarck
Publisher: Aldershot ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Isaiah Berlin, in his famous essay, identified the chasm that exists between those thinkers or 'hedgehogs', who relate everything to a single system, and 'foxes' who see the world as too complex to be captured by any single universal absolute. The emphasis in twentieth-century economics on technical virtuosity in manipulating mathematics tended to turn students into such 'hedgehogs'. To be effective, economics must
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Kamarck, Andrew M.
Economics for the twenty-first century.
Aldershot ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2001
(OCoLC)655047383
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew M Kamarck
ISBN: 0754617173 9780754617174
OCLC Number: 45618229
Description: vii, 262 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Canonical Hypotheses --
The Corporation --
Corporate Governance --
Services --
The Public Sector --
Civil Society --
The Professions --
Social Capital: The Cultural Infrastructure --
National Cultures --
The Tropics and Economics --
Corporate Raiders --
The German Central Bank.
Responsibility: Andrew M. Kamarck.

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This text is designed to help economists to be economic foxes by increasing the range of economists' tools, drawing on the knowledge and experience of other disciplines, to cope better with the  Read more...

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