Economics is all over the map.

  • Don Ross
  • Published 2014 in The Behavioral and brain sciences


Bentley et al. say that economics is the science of their map's northwest quadrant, where choice is individual and transparent. This accepts the picture of the discipline common among behavioral economists who aim to drag economics southward but not eastward. In fact, leading economics journals regularly publish models located in all four quadrants, and the… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X13001866