What does it mean to say that economics is performative ?

@inproceedings{Callon2006WhatDI,
  title={What does it mean to say that economics is performative ?},
  author={Michel Callon},
  year={2006}
}
"L'homo oeconomicus n'est pas derrière nous, il est devant nous ; comme l'homme de la morale et du devoir ; comme l'homme de la science et de la raison. L'homme a été très longtemps autre chose ; et il n'y a pas bien longtemps qu'il est une machine, compliquée d'une machine à calculer" 1 (Mauss 1960, p.272) "Economists have long recognized the importance of technological innovation for economic growth; however, economists have generally studied only such contributions of the physical sciences… CONTINUE READING
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