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The Mirage of An Economics of Knowledge

@inproceedings{Mirowski2007TheMO,
  title={The Mirage of An Economics of Knowledge},
  author={Philip Mirowski},
  year={2007}
}
1 Once upon a time, say around the era of David Ricardo and Karl Marx, political economy was primarily concerned with the production of national wealth. This ―classical‖ notion tended to hang on long into the 20 th century, well after the invention of neoclassical economics in the 1870s (Mirowski, 1989, chap. 7). Nevertheless, there was no denying that within neoclassical economics, exchange had displaced production as the primary topic of interest; this informed the definition of economics… Expand

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