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Economics and methodology : crossing boundaries : proceedings of the IEA conference held in Bergamo, Italy

Author: Roger Backhouse; International Economic Association.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Series: I.E.A. conference volume, no. 126.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings economics and methodology closer through a series of six methodological case-studies, each of which is discussed by a practitioner in the relevant field as well as a specialist in methodology. The objective is a better understanding of economics as a scientific discipline and insights into the way methodological discussion can inform practice. Among the topics discussed are: individualism in game  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Backhouse; International Economic Association.
ISBN: 031221099X 9780312210991 0333674588 9780333674581 0333712420 9780333712429
OCLC Number: 37588574
Notes: "In association with the International Economic Association."
"Originally presented at the IEA conference on 'The nature of economics: case studies in economy methodology', held at the University of Bergamo on 17-19 June 1996"--Ackn.
Description: xxi, 466 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The International Economic Association --
Introduction / Daniel M. Hausman and Uskali Maki --
1. Individualism and Equilibrium Coordination in Games / Maarten Janssen --
Comment / Ariel Rubinstein --
Comment: Individualistic Explanation and Strategic Justification / Philippe Mongin --
2. Free Riding as Mechanism / Pierre Salmon --
Comment: Free Riders, Altruists and Rationality / Stefano Zamagni --
Comment: Mechanisms, Models and Free Riders / Uskali Maki --
3. Learning from the Debate on Externalities / Maurice Lagueux --
Comment: The Growing Role of Externalities in Economic Theory / Andrea Boitani --
Comment: Assessing Human Interactions / Daniel M. Hausman.
Series Title: I.E.A. conference volume, no. 126.
Responsibility: edited by Roger E. Backhouse [and others].

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This volume brings economics and methodology closer together through a series of six methodological case studies, each of which is discussed by practitioners in the relevant field, and a specialist  Read more...

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