Foundations of Research in Economics: How Do Economists Do Economics?

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Foundations of Research in Economics: How Do Economists Do Economics?

Edited by Steven G. Medema University of Colorado at Denver

Warren J. Samuels Michigan State University

ADVANCES IN ECONOMIC METHODOLOGY

Edward Elgar

Cheltenham, UK • Northampton, MA, USA

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Tables ix
  • Contributors xi
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • References 6
  • 1. Economics is a Historical Process 7
  • References 16
  • 2.Realism in Economic Model Building 18
  • References 29
  • 3. Economics as a Public Science 30
  • References 36
  • 4. Surviving as a Slightly Out of Sync Economist 37
  • References 49
  • 5. Extracting Economic Information from Data: Methodology in an Empirical Discipline 50
  • References 58
  • 6. the Social Science of Wealth 60
  • Acknowledgements 73
  • References 73
  • 7. What is to Be Done (about Economics)? 76
  • References 81
  • 8. Doing Applied Economics: Normative and Positive Aspects 82
  • Acknowledgements 91
  • References 91
  • 9. How I Do Economics 93
  • Acknowledgements 101
  • References 101
  • 10. Towards a Worthwhile Economics 103
  • Fererences 119
  • 11. How Should Economists Do Economics? a Pragmatic Perspective 122
  • References 129
  • 12. How to Be a Crazy Economist 131
  • References 141
  • 13. Doing the Economics of Trust and Informal Institutions 142
  • Acknowledgements 159
  • References 159
  • 14. the Predictive Science of Economics? 163
  • References 173
  • 15. Questions, Theory and Data 175
  • References 189
  • 16. the Dark Side of Economic Modeling 191
  • Acknowledgements 202
  • References 202
  • 17. 'You'Re Not Making Sense, You'Re Just Being Logical' 204
  • Acknowledgements 214
  • References 214
  • 18. Puzzle Solving: Reciprocity, Reasoning and Behavior 216
  • References 226
  • 19. Doing Economics Without Homo Economicus 227
  • References 236
  • 20. What Use is Economic Theory? 238
  • Acknowledgements 247
  • 21. a Dictum for Monetary Theory 248
  • Acknowledgements 257
  • References 258
  • How Should Economists Do Economics? an Integrative Essay 260
  • References 292
  • Index 294
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