The methodology of economics, or, How economists explain

@inproceedings{Blaug1980TheMO,
  title={The methodology of economics, or, How economists explain},
  author={Mark Blaug},
  year={1980}
}
  • M. Blaug
  • Published 18 December 1980
  • Economics
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. Professor Blaug then turns to the troublesome question of the logical status of welfare economics, giving the reader an understanding of the outstanding issues in the methodology of economics. This is followed by a series of case studies of leading economic controversies, which shows how controversies in… 

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