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Economics as anatomy : radical innovation in empirical economics

Author: G M P Swann
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Swann argues that economics as a discipline needs both perspectives in order to create the maximum beneficial effect for the economy. Swann argues that economics should follow the example of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G M P Swann
ISBN: 1786434857 9781786434852
OCLC Number: 1045486549
Description: xiii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Preface PART I RE-APPRAISAL 1. Introduction 2. How Good are Econometric Results? 3. Assumptions in Empirical Economics 4. Three Types of Rigour 5. Misinterpreting Kelvin's Maxim 6. Myths about Case Studies 7. Discontent in the Academy 8. Wider Discontent PART II INNOVATION 9. Economics of Innovation 10. Incremental Innovation in Economics 11. Radical Innovation in Economics PART III THE FEDERATION 12. Why Emulate Medicine? 13. Economic Anatomy 14. Economic Physiology 15. Economic Pathology 16. Pathology in the Economics Discipline 17. Multidisciplinary Hybrids 18. Practitioner Hybrids 19. And Many Others ... 209 20. Will the Federation Survive? References Index
Responsibility: G.M. Peter Swann.

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'In Economics as Anatomy Peter Swann has produced a wonderful sequel to his earlier 2006 classic, Putting Econometrics into Its Place. In this powerful new book, Peter Swann shows how key ideas from Read more...

 
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