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Economic Theory in Retrospect.
This is a history of economic thought from Adam Smith to John Maynard Keynes - but it is a history with a difference. Firstly, it is a history of economic theory, not of economic doctrines, that is,Expand
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The methodology of economics, or, How economists explain
This book is an examination of the nature of economic explanation. The opening chapters introduce current thinking in the philosophy of science and review the literature on methodology. ProfessorExpand
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The Methodology of Economics
  • M. Blaug
  • Economics, Sociology
  • 1 September 1981
This book is an examination of the nature of economic explanation. The opening chapters introduce current thinking in the philosophy of science and review the literature on methodology. ProfessorExpand
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The Empirical Status of Human Capital Theory: A Slightly Jaundiced Survey
I owe thanks to F Bosch-Font, M. J Bowman, R. Layard, G. Psacharopoulos, the participants of the 1975 Conference of the International Institute of Public Finance, and several anonymous referees ofExpand
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No History of Ideas, Please, We're Economists: Response
I t is no secret that the study of the history of economic thought is held in low esteem by mainstream economists and sometimes openly disparaged as a type of antiquarianism. There is nothing new inExpand
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Where Are We Now on Cultural Economics
A survey of progress in cultural economics since its virtual birth in 1966 with the publication of Baumol and Bowen, Performing Arts: The Economic Dilemma, distinguishing between "theoreticalExpand
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The Myth of the Old Poor Law and the Making of the New
No Matter which authority we consult on the English Poor Laws in the nineteenth century the same conclusion emerge: the Old Poor Law demoralized the working class, promotedd population growth,Expand
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